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yesterday at 11:00. Facebook
"I enjoy various parts of my job. Every day is a new day." - Watch our Commercial Specialist Reem Khokar's story here as part of our #WomenAtWork series to mark the #WomensHistoryMonth.
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Today is #WorldTBDay! Did you know that one quarter of the world’s TB cases are in India? Learn more about #Tuberculosis signs, symptoms & risk factors [ Ow.ly Link ]. Let’s unite to #EndTB!
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yesterday at 03:00. Facebook
Before appearing for your J-1 exchange visitor visa interview, you must pay your SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) fee. This is NOT a visa fee and the applicant should carry the SEVIS fee receipt at the time of the interview. SEVIS is a system which keeps record of all the foreign students currently studying in the U.S. For more information, check out: [ Ice.gov Link ].
U.S. Embassy India
03/23/2017 at 03:00. Facebook
Consular Quiz of the Week: My visitor (B1/B2) visa expired last year. However, I was recently accepted into an exchange visitor program by a U.S. sponsor. Can I apply for my J-1 exchange visitor visa under the Interview Waiver Program?
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03/22/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
पहले मेरे पति अकेले कार्य करते थे। आज मैं उनका साथ दे रही हूं और कंधे से कंधा मिलाकर खड़ी हूं। #WomenAtWork #WomensHistoryMonth
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03/22/2017 at 09:42. Facebook
Foreign ministers and senior officials from 68 nations and international organizations gather in Washington on March 22 to discuss the coalition’s efforts to defeat ISIS. The meeting comes at a key moment to set ISIS on a lasting and irreversible path to defeat. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will open the meeting, the first one of the full 68-member Global Coalition since December...
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03/22/2017 at 08:22. Facebook
Tune in LIVE tomorrow, March 22nd → Secretary Tillerson will host a meeting of the foreign ministers and senior leaders of the Global Coalition working to defeat ISIS, at the Department of State, in Washington D.C. More at: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
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03/22/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
#WorldWaterDay is March 22nd. Did you know that clean water allows better hygiene and sanitation and reduces exposure to waterborne diseases that sicken hundreds of millions of people a year? Here are three ways that clean water improves the lives for millions around the world: [ Goo.gl Link ]
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03/22/2017 at 04:28. Facebook
Time for Visa Fridays! Post your visa-related questions in the comments box below and our visa officer will answer your queries starting 2PM this Friday (March 24, 2017). #VisaFriday
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03/21/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Happy #IntlForestDay! Did you know the Kingdom of Bhutan has mandated “a minimum of sixty percent of Bhutan’s total land shall be maintained under forest cover for all time?” This mandate recognizes the incredible importance that forests play in protecting the water resources of the country and feeding the major river systems of South Asia, providing timber and other products to its...
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03/21/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
#VISAMYTH BUSTER:

Myth: There is a best time of the year to apply for a J-1 exchange visitor visa.

Not True! That’s a Myth! There is no “best time” of the year to apply for a J-1 visa. Qualified applicants get visas throughout the year but it’s always a good idea to apply early. For more information on how to apply, visit our website: or for information on J-1 visas, check: [ State.gov...
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03/21/2017 at 09:10. Facebook
Consul General Katherine Hadda met India’s ace badminton player P V Sindhu and her parents Mr. Ramana and Ms. Vijaya recently in #Hyderabad. Sindhu is the first ever Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal. Keep watching this space for more updates on the interesting conversation between CG Hadda and Sindhu. #BeBoldForChange
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03/21/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
Venus and Serena Williams are tennis legends. But did you know that they’re also humanitarians? Read more about the great work they do in the U.S. and around the world: [ Goo.gl Link ]

Legendary Williams sisters shaping tennis at 30+ | ShareAmerica

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03/21/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
To reach the Sustainable Development Goals, we must keep girls safe from violence and harmful practices and ensure that they can complete their educations. That’s why the United States is committed to empowering adolescent girls. [ Ow.ly Link ]
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03/21/2017 at 05:28. Facebook
Today marks the fifth-annual #IntlForestDay! ‎Not only do forests cool our environments naturally (anyone who has sat under a tree during summer knows that trees are like nature's air conditioners), they also power of societies. The American people are proud of our forests, like the ones in Yosemite National Park, and the roles forests play keeping our people, country, and climate healthy,...
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03/21/2017 at 04:28. Facebook
INDO-US WORKSHOP ON DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS OF DOWNSCALING CLIMATE PROJECTIONS DURING 7-9 MARCH 2017

Chief Guest, Dr. David Easterling (Chief of the Global Climate Applications Division at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information in Asheville, North Carolina, USA) and Guest of Honor, Dr. Kenneth Kunkel (Senior scientist at the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies...
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03/20/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Special Operations Command, Pacific (SOCPAC) personnel conducted a two-week Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) with the Indian Army in Jodhpur which concluded on March 12. The exercise was hosted by the Indian Army's 10 PARA SF and U.S. participants included Army personnel from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Air Force personnel from the 353rd Special Operations Group, and one...
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03/20/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Congratulations to CSIR National Physical Laboratory of India and the Himalayan Bioresource Technology at Palampur for installing a new air monitoring station ([ Pib.nic.in Link ] The U.S. EPA also conducts research to better understand the link between climate change and ambient air quality ([ Go.usa.gov Link ] as well as the relationship between public health and air quality ([ Go.usa.gov...
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National Physical Laboratory(NPL)- CSIR dedicates the first “Pristine air-quality monitoring station at Palampur” to the Nation

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03/20/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
This #WorldSparrowDay, let’s remember the #biodiversity we share our urban spaces with and how their #conservation is critical to us. (Photo: Flickr Creative Commons | Stewart Black)