WASHINGTON DC (Diya TV) — Indian-American Navy veteran Shanti Sethi is making history by joining US Vice President Kamala Harris’s office as her executive secretary and defense advisor. Sethi becomes the first Indian-American commander of a major US Navy combat ship.

India’s Ambassador to the U.S. Taranjut Singh Sandhu took to Twitter to say he recently met with several US officials and executives at global financial institutions, as the U.S. and India works on strengthening its ties.

Taco Bell is bringing back fan-favorite the Mexican Pizza starting May 19 and Indian Americans are being credited for the move after Krish Jargirdar started an online petition saying many Indian Americans craved the vegetarian version of the pizza with beans.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.