Biden sworn-in as 46th US President; Harris makes history as first black, South-Asian woman vice-president

KATHMANDU: Joe Biden has been sworn-in as the 46th President of the United States of America.

Likewise, Kamala Harris was sworn-in as the vice-president making her the first black, first South-Asian American and the first woman to hold the post.

Outgoing President Donald Trump did not attend the inauguration ceremony attended by other past presidents - George W Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

Outgoing Vice-President Mike Pence, however, was present at the swearing-in.

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