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U.S. Consulate General to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Online Photo Collage

CHENNAI:  The U.S. Consulate General, Chennai, is conducting an International Women’s Day Photo Collage Project “Breaking Traditions: Inspiring Change” in honor of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2014.  Photos will be accepted from February 24-March 5, 2014, and will be posted on the U.S. Consulate General, Chennai’s, Facebook page . Entries will be evaluated by a panel of Consulate staff and ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General Mumbai and Habitat for Humanity India Build Home in Karjat

Mumbai – U.S. Consul General Peter Haas, along with 14 Consulate volunteers, joined volunteers from the Aditya Birla Group to build a Habitat for Humanity India home in Borichiwadi village, outside of Karjat, on February 22.  At the launch of the event, Consul General Haas said, “I am very pleased to have had the opportunity to join ... Read More»

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Nancy J. Powell at the Modern High School for Girls

(As prepared for delivery) Nomoskar, salamalekum, and good morning, everyone. Ms. Birla, Ms. Somany, Director Kar, Principal Dutt, faculty, staff, and students, thank you for welcoming me to Modern High School for Girls this morning. I understand my visit has delayed your examinations – I am not sure whether that is welcome or not! Many ... Read More»

Consulate Staff Promote “MICE” Travel

On Tuesday, February 11, U.S. Consulate General Commercial Consul Camille Richardson and Vice Consul Beau Miller briefed an audience of 80 travel agents at a Qatar Airways event on the benefits and ease of arranging group travel to the United States.  Their participation was part of a Consulate General program to promote Meeting, Incentive, Conference, ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Nancy J. Powell meets with Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar

U.S. Ambassador Nancy J. Powell today met with Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar. This meeting was part of the U.S. Mission’s outreach to senior leaders of India’s major political parties in advance of the upcoming national elections. During her visit to Gujarat, Ambassador Powell will meet with representatives from non-governmental organizations and U.S. and ... Read More»