Washington sources reported that an Indian-American woman has been elected as the president of the powerful student's body of the prestigious Harvard University. Accordingly Sruthi Palaniappan, 20, whose parents migrated to the US from Chennai in 1992, was elected as president of the Harvard University Undergraduate Council.
Meanwhile Palaniappan (L) said she and Huesa (R) planned to work on improving the Council's communication with the student body in their initial days in office. Furthermore her running mate Julia Huesa, 20, was elected as vice president, according to an announcement by the Undergraduate Council Election Commission. Accordingly Palaniappan said she and Huesa planned to work on improving the Council's communication with the student body in their initial days in office.
She said "She thinks from the onset, better structuring the way we communicate with students is something that we need to already set the tone and plan for”. As per report Ms Palaniappan was the youngest delegate at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July 2016. Reports added Ms Palaniappan and Ms Huesa garnered nearly 41.5% of the votes as against their nearest opponent Nadine M Khoury and Arnav Agrawal, who received 26.6% of the votes.
Male Elephant passed away while crossing electrocuted fence Accordingly a male elephant tragically passed away while trying to cross a fence in Nagarhole National Park in Karnataka on Saturday. Reportedly iron fences were erected in parts of the park to prevent elephants from crossing over into human settlements and the 42 year old elephant had crossed over and raided an agricultural field on Friday and however, the elephant got stuck on the fence on the way back to the Veerahosahalli range.
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