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Air Quality Data Information

U.S. Mission India NowCast Air Quality Index The U.S. Embassy and Consulates’ air quality monitors measure airborne fine particulate matter (commonly referred to as PM 2.5 because they are less than or equal to 2.5 microns in diameter) on the compounds of the Embassy and Consulates. Data from a single monitoring station cannot be applied ...
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U.S. Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster Launches New Initiative to Bring Indian Corporations into the Fight to End Tuberculosis

U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster today launched a bold new initiative designed to galvanize India’s corporate sector in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). This initiative supports the Government of India’s ambitious goal of eliminating TB by 2025, which would be five years ahead of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal. The initiative creates a shared platform for corporations ...
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GIST Tech-I Competition Winners Receive Project Funding

The U.S. State Department’s Global Innovations through Science and Technology Initiative (GIST) hosted its Technology Idea (Tech-I) Competition at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Bahrain, April 14-16.  The GIST Tech-I pitch competition brings together science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide, enabling young innovators through networking, skill development, mentoring, and access to financing, to ...
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U.S. Consulate General Chennai Launches Student Visa Season

Fact Sheet Chennai, April 11:  The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai launched its 2019 Student Visa Season with an information session on U.S. student visas hosted by Consular Chief Kent May, April 11 at the American Center, Chennai. “The United States has some of the finest educational institutions in the world, and millions of international ...
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American Center Celebrates National Library Week with Book Sale and Discounted Membership Drive

Chennai, April 9:  The American Center at the U.S. Consulate General, Chennai is celebrating National Library Week with book readings, talks, film screenings, and a book sale April 8-12, 2019.  Throughout the week the American Center will provide a 50 percent discount on its annual membership fee.  On April 12, the library will place on ...
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