Could there be another Earth? NASA scientists found seven new planets orbiting a nearby star, with three Earth lookalikes. NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration plans to launch the NASA's James Webb Space Telescope in the next year to learn more about these planets. [ Ow.ly Link ]
To help Chennai get back some of its greenery after Cyclone Vardah, Cultural Affairs Officer Eric Lund planted 30 saplings this week at Women's Christian College, Chennai. We’ll be visiting other locations in the coming weeks. How are you helping make Chennai green again?
The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi strongly condemns the tragic shooting in Olathe, Kansas resulting in the death of an Indian citizen and injury to an Indian and an American. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Kuchibhotla. We share their grief, and wish a full and speedy recovery to those who were injured. Read more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Attention students, teachers, research scholars, and young professionals! Think you'd make a good Ambassador for Change? Apply for the fellowships under The Fulbright Program for Indian citizens. Visit United States-India Educational Foundation’s website for more details: [ Ow.ly Link ]
U.S. visa chat today! Post your questions now [ Ow.ly Link ] and login back at 3:30pm. Our Consular Officer will answer your questions from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Please feel welcome to ask any visa related questions.
From Kannur to Illinois! A team of mechanical engineering students will participate in an international race this June with the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) designed and built by them. We wish them all the very best! #STEM
Snake catchers from the Irula tribe in Tamil Nadu – Masi Sadaiyan and Vadivel Gopal – are in United States saving Florida wildlife from pythons! Before their arrival, American experts had tried everything: snake-sniffing dogs, radio-tagged informant snakes and even hunting bounties. Nothing was effective. But just four weeks after arriving in Florida by invitation from a University of Florida... View details ⇨
Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, or something else – what’s your mother language? International Mother Language Day has been observed every year since 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. “Languages express who we are, they structure our thoughts and identities,” says UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova. “There can be no authentic dialogue or effective... View details ⇨
Get ready: the 2017 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund competition begins on March 2! Current and past U.S. Government exchange program participants are encouraged to build teams and craft public service project proposals to win up to $25,000 in support! Learn more here: [ State.gov Link ]
Happy Presidents’ Day! Fun fact: President George Washington insisted on being called “Mr. President” instead of “Your Excellency” or “Your Highness.” Learn more trivia about America’s first president here: [ Ow.ly Link ]. We are closed today for Washington’s Birthday.
How old do you think you need to be to start learning programming languages such as Java or C++? College age? High school? Actually, kids as young as four years old can begin learning the basic principles of online website and mobile application coding. Here’s how: [ Goo.gl Link ]
விரைவில் எங்கள் விசா கேள்வி-பதில். அமெரிக்க விசா பற்றிய உங்கள் கேள்விகளை கீழ்க்காணும் பெட்டியில் பதிவு செய்யவும். துணைத் தூதரக அதிகாரி வியாழக்கிழமை பிற்பகல் 3:30 மணிக்கு உங்கள் கேள்விகளுக்குப் பதிலளிப்பார். Our visa chat is fast approaching! Feel free to post any U.S. visa related questions in the comments box below and a Consular Officer will respond starting at 3:30 pm on Thursday, February... View details ⇨
American actress, food expert, model, and award-winning author Padma Lakshmi returned home to South India this week and hung out with young Chennaites at MOP Vaishnav College. Were you there? Share your favorite memories of #padmainindia!
More from #AeroIndia2017! Here are a few pics of Chargé d'Affaires MaryKay Carlson earlier this week visiting the USA Partnership Pavilion and being treated to a grand tour of American aircraft by American servicemen and women. #pacaf