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Today music lovers across the world celebrates International #JazzDay. A worldwide commemoration of the improvised, free-form music that started in the U.S. but has transcended borders and united people in all corners of the globe. Watch LIVE Herbie Hancock, Chucho Valdés, Cassandra Wilson, Marcus Miller, Kurt Elling, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Regina Carter, Ivan Lins, Esperanza Spalding, Igor...
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Curious about space missions and space crafts! NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration has a new image library, check out every picture from every mission! [ Images.nasa.gov Link ]
Curious about space missions and space crafts NASA National Aeronautics and Space
Have you received a job offer from an employer asking for advance payment of any fees or are they promising a U.S. work visa in exchange for money? That could be a scam! We encourage you to exercise caution and common sense while accepting such job offers. Planning to work on a fake project in the U.S. and applying for a visa with a fake work petition can result in permanent ineligibility for...
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Between researching schools, writing application essays and filling out financial aid forms, there can be a lot to the college admissions process. As a prospective college student or parent, you might have a lot of questions about how to begin. [ Goo.gl Link ]
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Assistant Public Affairs Officer Greg Pardo was recently in #Patna! He visited the ACCESS English students at School of Creative Learning and also met with students and teachers of five Patna schools who are part of Young Leaders for Change (YLC) program. Greg spent time with a great group of State Department exchange alumni to plan out future alumni programs. He also had...
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नमसत बहर Assistant Public Affairs Officer Greg Pardo was recently in Patna
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We are celebrating “World Press Freedom Day.” You are invited to an interactive web-chat with Richard Lui, journalist & news anchor for MSNBC and NBC News and Courtney Radsch, advocacy director at the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on May 3 at the American Center Kolkata. The panel will discuss the importance of media freedom and its role in a democratic society. See you all on May 3,...
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We are celebrating World Press Freedom Day You are invited to an
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Consul General Craig Hall joined a panel, organized by U.S. Consulate General Kolkata and non-profit Prantakatha at the American Center #Kolkata to discuss the challenges faced by the members of the #transgender community during employment. #HumanRights #LGBTRights
Consul General Craig Hall joined a panel organized by US Consulate General
Empowering young girls through trainings that help them in selecting the right profession is a key to champion economic hurdles. Consul General Craig Hall inaugurated non-profit Tiljala SHED’s training center for girls of underserved communities and visited their Gyan Azhar library for girls. He enjoyed his time interacting with these young minds. #BeBoldForChange #WomenEmpowerment #GirlPower
Empowering young girls through trainings that help them in selecting the right
The anti-TIP caravan is in #Bihar. It has toured Patna, Dobhi, Manpur and Belaganj and other areas. Block Development Officers, other government officials, anti-human trafficking units (AHTU), Police, Mukhiyas, women leaders, Anganwadi workers and youth leaders participated in the programs to raise awareness among the common people, discuss the challenges and how everybody can join hands to...
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The antiTIP caravan is in Bihar It has toured Patna Dobhi Manpur
The performative #storytelling ensemble traveled to #Purulia and #Birbhum where they collaborated with local women #Panchayat leaders and village #artists and artisans to create powerful #performances questioning #gender #stereotypes and social constructs. Kudos to these young leaders who are empowering communities through the arts. Tell us how you can help #breakthesilence?
The performative storytelling ensemble traveled to Purulia and Birbhum where the
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Ever dreamt of owning an aircraft with your own name embossed on it? Cirrus Aircraft an U.S. based company recently launched three of it’s five-seater luxury sports aircraft model SR 20, SR 22 and the SR 22T at #Kolkata. #DYK each of this aircrafts can be customized and the owner’s name can be embossed on it. Consul General Craig Hall was there! [ Telegraphindia.com Link ] #USIndiaDosti...
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U.S. undergraduate applicants- this is going to make you jump with joy! EducationUSA Kolkata is hosting Undergraduate admissions officials from Columbia, Duke, Georgetown, Northwestern and Princeton Universities for a joint session on Friday, April 28, 5.30pm at the Lincoln Room, 1st Floor, American Center. Register now at [ Northwestern.edu Link ]. For any queries call 03339846310.
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There are so many amazing people in India doing inspiring work for our environment. In partnership with TERI - The Energy and Resources Institute, we set out to find these #GreenHeroes, tell their stories, and get millions of people to join us in celebrating their wonderful work! Last fall, we partnered with TERI to host a series of film workshops that taught young storytellers to use...
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Today is World #Malaria Day. #DYK each year, 3.2 billion of us are at risk of contracting malaria from an infected mosquito. Scientists says that may change. Are we looking at a ‘zero Malaria future’?University of California scientists have devised a revolutionary way to fight the mosquito-borne disease, using the insects’ own DNA. [ Goo.gl Link ] #EndMalaria
Today is World Malaria Day DYK each year 32 billion of us

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Are you a journalist, journalism student, social media practitioner or citizen journalist? Are you based in and around Kolkata? The U.S. Consulate General Kolkata and the Poynter News University in the U.S., are offering a FREE online training program for creative minds like you who wants the latest insights into emerging technology, innovation and social networks. For more information and...
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Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for South and Central Asia, Mark Linscott, and the United States Trade Representative Director for India, Brendan Lynch, are in #Kolkata for the first time. They visited the Kolkata Port to meet the Chairman to understand the significance of the port in the region and learn more about plans for modernization and expansion. During their time in the Kolkata,...
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Assistant US Trade Representative for South and Central Asia Mark Linscott and
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Congratulations Priyana Kalita! The talented junior tennis player from Assam was awarded a sports scholarship for a four-year undergraduate program at Miami University. #DYK She will join the university to complete her degree in sports leadership and management and avail sponsorship from Adidas to play tennis for the Miami RedHawks women's team. #SportsDiplomacy #GirlPower #UIndiaDosti
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Congratulations Priyana Kalita The talented junior tennis player from Assam was awarded
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English Teaching Assistant (ETA) David Hamburger has transformed lives of many students at the Kailash Vidyamandir School in #Kolkata. He helped build the first library in the school with the help the teachers, fellow #ETAs and other friends from Kolkata. Consul General Craig Hall today visited the 168 year old school, along with the Government of West Bengal Minister for Urban Development...
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English Teaching Assistant ETA David Hamburger has transformed lives of many students
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‘Building Bridges through Exchanges: Strengthening the U.S.-India Partnership’ conference celebrated alumni of U.S. Government sponsored #exchange programs from #India and #Bhutan in Delhi. A group of talented alumni from Kolkata Consular District took active role in shaping the dialogue.
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Building Bridges through Exchanges Strengthening the USIndia Partnership confere