Audacious in scale and magnificent in artistry, South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore is a memorial to four American presidents and so much more. #USIndiaTourismYear2017 #PresidentsDay [ Doi.gov Link ]

Mount Rushmore National Memorial: A Presidential Tribute

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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...
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Condoleezza Rice is the first black woman to serve as the United States' national security adviser, as well as the first black woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State (2005-09). “I come because the President of the United States, the American people want India to know that the United States stands in solidarity with the people of India. I come with condolences for those who have lost their...
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#Telugu, Odia or something else – what’s your mother language? #InternationalMotherLanguageDay 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 international cooperation...
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International Mother Language Day 21 February ENTER ADDITIONAL INFO IF NECESSARY

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The spouses and fiancés of U.S. Citizens, i.e. spousal visa (CR1 and IR1) and fiance(é) visa (K1) applicants, have legal rights and protections against domestic violence when they immigrate to the United States. These applicants are given a pamphlet at the time of their visa interview which informs them of their legal rights if they become a victim of domestic violence. Want to know more? Read...
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Happy Presidents' Day! Though the day falls on George Washington's birthday, Presidents' Day is now a day on which the achievements and legacies of all presidents, past and present, are recognized. Presidents’ Day is a federal holiday in the U.S. that always falls on the third Monday of February. Please note that the U.S. Consulate General, Hyderabad is closed today.
#Bhubaneswar hosted the American Film Showcase for the first time. The American Film Showcase is a U.S. Department of State cultural diplomacy initiative which brings award-winning contemporary American documentaries to audiences around the world, offering a view of American society and culture as seen by independent filmmakers. Under this program, the U.S. Consulate Hyderabad organized...
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Consul General Katherine Hadda visited Honeywell India office in Hyderabad and met with the Vice President of Government Relations, India, Mr. Art Simonetti and Site Leader, Mr. Ramaiah Kothapalli. CG Hadda learned about Honeywell’s contributions on cutting-edge technology in flight management systems, home automation, and smart cities. She congratulated the management of Honeywell India for...
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It was a great day to celebrate 8 years of the U.S. Consulate Hyderabad serving the in region!
Consul General Katherine Hadda welcomed over 300 American citizens and their families to the U.S. Consulate for an American Town Hall, recently. Guests were treated to an afternoon of games, face painting, sweet treats, and the opportunity to meet with representatives of #USIEF and the American...
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قونصل جنرل کیتھرین ہدا نے حیدرآباد کے ممتاز مسلم رہنما جناب مرزا یاور بیگ سےمحبوب حبیب مسجد و اسلامک سنٹر میں ملاقات کی. کونسل جنرل نے حیدرآباد کی قیمتی اور جامع ثقافت پر جناب یاور بیگ کے عبور کی ستائش کی

Consul General Katherine Hadda met with prominent Muslim religious leader from Hyderabad, Mirza Yawar Baig at the Mahmood Habib Masjid and Islamic Centre. CG Hadda appreciated Mr. Baig's...
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Congratulations to ISRO - Indian Space Research Organisation for making history today! #ISRO successfully launched all the 104 Satellites in a single rocket – impressive, and a world record! #USIndiaSpace #USIndiaDosti #PSLVC37
Chargé d’Affaires MaryKay Carlson visited the U.S. assets participating in the spectacular air show and met with the crew members at #AeroIndia2017 in Bengaluru. Here is a sneak peak!
Chargé d'Affaires MaryKay Carlson celebrates Valentine’s Day every year by baking cookies for her family and friends. This year, she baked some special cookies to celebrate #USIndiaDosti as well! Check it out..
When Martin Luther King Jr. travelled to India, he was overwhelmed by the love with which he was received. He wrote upon his returning ‘We received a most enthusiastic reception and the most generous hospitality imaginable. Almost every door was open’. Check out the link for the images of his visit to India: [ Goo.gl Link ] #BlackHistoryMonth
We talk about #CulturalDiplomacy a lot, but what is "culture" really? Share in the comments.
Want to go to college in the U.S.? Start by registering for the #EducationUSA international college fair to ask the experts directly. IST Feb 15, 2:30 om to Feb 16, 2:30 am. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Consul General Katherine Hadda met with the select Muslim community leaders recently in #Hyderabad. During the meeting, they discussed a range of issues including #USIndia business & education ties.
Today on International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we celebrate all the brilliant women scientists and engineers who have made significant contributions in their field! From Anandi Gopal Joshi—the first Indian woman to study medicine abroad (in Philadelphia!) in the mid-1880s—to Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian American woman in space in 1997; women scientists and engineers continue to...
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Consul General Katherine Hadda visited Microsoft office in Hyderabad and met with the Director of Microsoft India Development Center, Anil Bhansali, and Director of Business Management, Chitra Sood. CG Hadda learned about Microsoft India’s contributions, from local agriculture to cutting-edge global platforms. She congratulated the management of Microsoft India for their innovative...
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis spoke with Indian Minister of Defence Manohar Parrikar recently. In their first conversation, Secretary Mattis committed to build upon the tremendous progress in bilateral defense cooperation made in recent years, underscoring the strategic importance of the U.S.-India relationship and India's role in advancing global peace and security. Secretary Mattis...
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