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U.S. Sports Visitor Exchange Program for Wheelchair Basketball

Chennai, March 5:  The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai is sponsoring a two-week exchange program for 15 coaches and administrators of wheelchair basketball in the United States, March 16-31, 2019.  The program will empower coaches and administrators drawn from across India with the skills and knowledge to more effectively coach, mentor, and develop leadership skills ...
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U.S. Science Envoy for Space Charles Frank Bolden Jr. to Visit New Delhi, Bengaluru March 6-8

Major General Charles Frank Bolden Jr., U.S. Science Envoy for Space, will visit New Delhi and Bengaluru March 6-8, where he will engage with the ISRO and others in the space technology community, as well as government officials, academics, and civil society. General Bolden recently retired from service as the twelfth Administrator of the National ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy New Delhi (Feb 27, 2019)

Location: Jammu &Kashmir Event:  On February 27, 2019, Indian Civil Aviation Authorities closed eight airports in northern India to include Jammu, Srinagar, Pathankot, Leh, Amritsar, Shimla, Gaggal, and Bhuntar.   The Embassy is also tracking reports of delays at the New Delhi Indira Gandhi airport.  Some airports have re-opened, but the situation remains fluid.  Airspace over ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy New Delhi (February 27, 2019)

Location: Jammu & Kashmir Event:  On February 27, 2019, Indian Civil Aviation Authorities closed eight airports in northern India to include Jammu, Srinagar, Pathankot, Leh, Amritsar, Shimla, Gaggal, and Bhuntar.   The Embassy is also tracking reports of delays at the New Delhi Indira Gandhi airport.  Some airports have re-opened, but the situation remains fluid.  Airspace ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo: Concern Regarding India-Pakistan Tensions

Following Indian counter-terrorism actions on February 26, I spoke with Indian Minister of External Affairs Swaraj to emphasize our close security partnership and shared goal of maintaining peace and security in the region. I also spoke to Pakistani Foreign Minister Qureshi to underscore the priority of de-escalating current tensions by avoiding military action, and the ...
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