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  • Commemorating LGBTI Pride Month

    Commemorating LGBTI Pride Month

    On behalf of the U.S. Mission to India, we express our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of those who were brutally massacred in the Orlando, FL nightclub on Sunday, June 12. The U.S. stands firmly by the principles of equality for all, including members of the LGBTI community worldwide.

  • US & India: Enduring Global Partners in 21st Century

    US & India: Enduring Global Partners in 21st Century

    Marking their third major bilateral summit, the leaders reviewed the deepening strategic partnership between the United States and India that is rooted in shared values of freedom, democracy, universal human rights, tolerance and pluralism, equal opportunities for all citizens, and rule of law.

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  • Gearing up for PM Modi's visit to the U.S.

    Gearing up for PM Modi's visit to the U.S.

    Ambassador Verma signed two MoUs with the Indian Government on June 2, 2016. An MOU was signed to strengthen homeland defense by significantly expanding sharing of terrorist screening information, and an MOU to enhance cooperation on energy security, clean energy and climate change.

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  • A partnership to Mars and beyond

    A partnership to Mars and beyond

    Albert Einstein’s dreams are becoming reality. U.S. and Indian scientists are a part of that reality and are showing that together we can tackle difficult and important scientific questions.- Deputy Administrator of NASA Dava Newman.

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  • U.S.-India Space Cooperation

    U.S.-India Space Cooperation

    The U.S. and India also have a deep, cooperative relationship in weather systems and applications, which rely heavily on space technologies.

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  • English language educators from across Kolkata met at the American Center for the first facilitated session of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on ‘Paths to Success in English Language Teaching’. Integration and motivation are key catalysts in the journey from ordinary to extraordinary! Characteristics of the teacher, the learner, the setting, and the relevant native languages must be woven effectively to create the right tapestry!  

  • The U.S. State Department’s English Access Micro Scholarship program is all set to change the lives of the children at the Samaritan Mission School in Tikiapara, Howrah. Bright smiles and curious eyes greeted Consul General Helen LaFave on her first visit.  

  • Director of the U.S. based Woodrow Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum, Dr. Jennifer Turner, was in Kolkata today to offer her insights into the inextricable links between water, energy and food. She presented her findings to research scholars and professors at IIM-Kolkata and to business leaders and policy experts at the Indian Chamber of Commerce’s Environment Forum. Everyone agreed that countries have to learn from each other if they are trying to meet their future energy needs.  

  • The convergence of digital media and technology will only accelerate as mobile devices continue to proliferate. We peered into the future of the online space when Consul General Helen LaFave hosted a group of digital media journalists and bloggers over tea at her residence  

  • Dr. Jennifer Turner, Director of the China Environment Forum, Woodrow Wilson Center was in Guwahati today and interacted with a diverse group of research scholars, professors, policy experts, green activists and environmental journalists at IIT, Aarnayak and the American Corner. Her discussions focused on water, energy and food confrontations in the United States, China and India.  

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