US envoy sworn-in
Kenneth Juster, a top economic expert on India has been sworn in as the US Ambassador to India. Juster replaces IndianAmerican Richard Verma, who resigned from the post after the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the US. The position has been lying vacant since January 20. “Congrats, Ken Juster, the new US Ambassador to India!” US vice president Mike Pence tweeted after administering the oath of office to him on Monday. An old India hand, Juster, 62, is expected to be headed for New Delhi soon so as to prepare for the successful visit of Ivanka Trump to Hyderabad later this month.