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The U.S.-India State & Urban Initiative Announces a Historic Partnership between Utah & Rajasthan

The  U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative , led by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), is pleased to announce a partnership between the Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development and the Energy Department of the state of Rajasthan. On August 26, the two states held a dialogue focused on emergent energy challenges and opportunities. State officials created a framework to bolster energy ...
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U.S. Astronaut Inspires Students to follow their Dreams

Chennai, August 27:  The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai, in association with EducationUSA and Go4Guru India, hosted a lecture by U.S. Astronaut Don Thomas on his personal journey to fly aboard four U.S. Space Shuttle missions, on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at the American Center Chennai.  Seventy students from schools and colleges in Chennai and ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster at the 50th Anniversary of U.S. Consulate General Building in Chennai

Introduction Good afternoon.  Minister K. Pandiarajan, Historian V. Sriram, Family of the “Chronicler of Madras,” S. Muthiah, distinguished guests, members of the media, and long-standing patrons of the American Center:  It is an honor to be here during Madras Week to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Consulate General building in Chennai, and to ...
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U.S.-India 2+2 Intersessional and Maritime Security Dialogue

Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Affairs Randall Schriver are on travel to Monterey, California, August 21–23, for engagements with Indian government officials on strengthening our strategic partnership. On August 22, Acting Assistant Secretary Wells and Assistant Secretary of Defense Schriver will co-host ...
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U.S. Ambassador Juster Commemorates People-to-People Connections in Chennai

CHENNAI (August 20):  U.S. Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster commemorated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Consulate General building in Chennai on Tuesday, August 20.  He was joined by the Honorable Mr. K. Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture; Chennai historian, V. Sriram; U.S. Consul General Robert Burgess; and distinguished guests and patrons ...
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