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U.S. Consulate General Chennai and Pravah Support Disability-Friendly Sports Ecosystem

Chennai, March 29:  On March 26-27, 2021 the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai, in collaboration with non-profit organization Pravah, sponsored a virtual workshop titled “Creating Disability-Friendly Sports Ecosystems.”  The workshop was led by New Delhi-based Pravah and Indian alumni of the U.S. Department of State’s professional exchange programs – International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) – ...
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Remarks by Consul General David J. Ranz UN World Water Day | March 22, 2021

(As Delivered) Good evening. I would like to thank Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for hosting this event, and to acknowledge the participation of other senior officials here in India and joining us from the United States. I’m particularly excited about partners from City University of New York. My mother is a proud graduate of ...
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Secretary of Defense Austin Joint Remarks with Indian Defense Minister Singh

STAFF: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  His excellency Lloyd James Austin, Secretary of Defense for the United States of America.  His excellency Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, Defense Minister of India. Delegation members from both countries. (Inaudible) and the media.  As you are aware, our two delegations have just concluded their talks on defense cooperation. ...
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USAID and DFC Announce $41M Loan Guarantee Program to Finance Rooftop Solar

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) are jointly sponsoring a $41 million loan portfolio guarantee to help finance investments by Indian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in renewable energy solutions, including rooftop solar installations. These loans will enable SMEs to access reliable power and cut ...
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U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific Collaborates with World-Renowned Indian Percussionist Giridhar Udupa

Chennai, March 17:  On March 12, the Hawaii-based United States Air Force Band of the Pacific released a music video featuring its virtual musical collaboration with Giridhar Udupa, an acclaimed Indian percussion artist who plays the ghatam, one of India’s most ancient percussion instruments.  The collaboration was inspired by the band’s commitment to support Aero ...
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