U.S. Consul General Craig Hall and Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajiv Kumar laid wreaths at the memorial service in honor of the five Kolkata Police personnel who lost their lives 15 years ago during an attack at the American Center on January 22, 2002. The family members of the of the slain policemen were also honored for their sacrifices at the memorial service at the American Center on...
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Today we commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 2002 attack on police at the American Center in Kolkata. Our deepest sympathy goes to the families of the five valiant officers who laid down their lives while performing their duty. We reiterate the steadfast determination of the United States to work with India and the international community to fight terrorism across the globe. #USIndiaDosti
Today we commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 2002 attack on police at the American Center in Kolkata. Our deepest sympathy goes to the families of the five valiant officers who laid down their lives while performing their duty. We have full faith in Indian law enforcement authorities and trust they will initiate proper legal and judicial actions against the suspects. We reiterate the...
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Hey Fans – Check out what is happening at the ‪#AmericanCenter this week! Don’t miss the interesting programs!
If you are an international student who wants to participate in varsity athletics at a Division I or II certified college or university, you must follow the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) rules for eligibility! Read the details in the link. [ Goo.gl Link ]

F-1 Student Athletes: Learn about the NCAA

By the time a new president is inaugurated, following a long campaign and a hard-fought election, Americans — and the world — know a lot about him. Add to that President-elect Trump’s high profile before he ran for office, and you might think there’s nothing left to learn. But here are five little-known facts about the 45th U.S. president: [ Goo.gl Link ]

5 little-known facts about President-elect Trump | ShareAmerica

Secretary Kerry on the way forward and the work of the U.S. and the State Department in continuing to build a better and safer world, during farewell remarks at the Department of State, January 19, 2017.
Ambassador Verma's farewell address
Increased trade between U.S.-India is crucial to bilateral relations. The Foreign Commercial Service at U.S. Consulate General Kolkata in association with The SCS Group and Federation of Indian Food Importers (FIFI) conducted an “Importer Awareness Programs” by Mr. Tim Hamilton, Executive Director of the Food Export Association of the Midwest USA and Food Export USA-Northeast at the American...
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Join us in 20 minutes for U.S. Ambassador Verma’s farewell speech here: U.S. Embassy India [ Facebook.com Link ]
A famous portrait of President-elect Donald J. Trump is now on display at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Taken in 1989 by photographer Michael O’Brien, the portrait shows Trump tossing an apple — a reference to his real estate career in his native New York (a city nicknamed “the Big Apple”). You can take a look at it here: [ Goo.gl Link ]

President-elect Trump at National Portrait Gallery | ShareAmerica

Communities worldwide are taking action to address air quality. The Air Quality Index (AQI) help inform communities about their air quality at any given time such as the readings for global cities during the month of December. Want to know about AQI of your city? Click here [ Aqicn.org Link ]. What are some ways we can continue to address air quality? #AirQuality
Local and community action to address air quality is a crucial step in #ClimateAction. In #2016, we collaborated with the Global Change Program of Jadavpur University and Banglanatak dot com and other stakeholders to discuss #Kolkata’s air quality challenges. Today a first edition of reports were launched followed by a discussion on future action to address non-vehicular emissions.‎ Want to...
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Hey Fan! Have you been to the “American Streets” exhibition at the Lincoln Room at the American Center? Inspired by the melodies of the street musicians of Second Avenue, #Manhattan, the paintings by Professfor Alka Mukerji and students of the Manhattanville College are an expression of the diverse population of Manhattan and the power of music in uplifting the citizens from the monotony of...
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There is no guidance in the Constitution on how to celebrate a presidential inauguration. Each president approaches the day with their own signature style. How much do you know about past inaugurations? Check out these fun facts. [ Goo.gl Link ]

Fun facts about past presidential inaugurations | ShareAmerica

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Congratulations to Indian-Americans Pankaj Lal from Montclair State University (Department of Agriculture); Kaushik Chowdhury from Northeastern University (Department of Defense), Manish Arora, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Department of Health and Human Services) and Aradhna Tripati, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (National Science Foundation) for being chosen among...
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Obama selects four Indian-Americans for presidential awards - Times of India