U.S. Embassy India
yesterday at 13:54. Facebook
#VISAMYTH BUSTER:

Myth: There is a best time of the year to apply for a visitor B1/B2 visa.

Not True! That’s a Myth! There is no “best time” of the year to apply for a visitor B1/B2 visa. Qualified applicants get visas throughout the year!
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yesterday at 10:30. Facebook
We join many family, friends and fans in paying homage to Indian actor Om Puri, who passed away earlier this month. Today we are reminiscing about some of the fabulous roles that the legendary actor played in U.S. productions, including featuring in American films like The Hundred Foot Journey, Charlie Wilson’s War and Wolf. The actor was well respected for his work with American counterparts...
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yesterday at 09:12. Facebook
Incoming presidents have celebrated their inaugurations in novel ways, starting with George Washington dancing the minuet after his.

Fun facts about past presidential inaugurations | ShareAmerica

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yesterday at 04:56. 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 (January 20, 2017). #VisaFriday
U.S. Embassy India
01/17/2017 at 12:32. Facebook
The United States and India share a strong commitment to reducing poverty through sustainable economic growth. The Millennium Challenge Corporation - MCC and India’s DCA recently formalized that commitment in an MOU addressing information sharing and technical expertise. goo.gl/HDoFRi

India, US sign MoU for collaboration in third world countries

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U.S. Embassy India
01/17/2017 at 10:15. Facebook
Today is the day! Tune-in live at 6:30pm (IST) for another great #GISTGuru chat. The talk is about best practices for running and managing your new startup. Ray Crowell, CEO of humble impact, the nonprofit arm of humble ventures' cooperative, and Melissa Perri, founder of Produx Labs, will be taking your questions and sharing their tips! Join us:
U.S. Embassy India
01/17/2017 at 08:07. Facebook
As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day we are reminded of the valuable work done over the last few decades to advance civil rights for all American citizens and the importance of service.

Diversity and Service in Diplomacy – A Distinctly American Story

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U.S. Embassy India
01/15/2017 at 04:49. Facebook
U.S. Ambassador Richard Verma is on his first visit to Sikkim! Reaching this afternoon, Ambassador Verma met with Sikkim’s key community leaders on Sikkim’s political, social, and economic status and on the opportunities for the U.S. to be a partner in Sikkim’s development. He got a glimpse of Sikkim’s local culture, cuisine, and music while taking a stroll at the popular M. G. Road and also...
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U.S. Embassy India
01/14/2017 at 18:28. Facebook
Next week the #GISTGuru series returns with Ray Crowell, CEO of humble impact, the nonprofit arm of humble ventures' cooperative, and Melissa Perri, founder of Produx Labs. They will be answering questions and sharing tips on how to successfully run startups. Tune-in to hear best practices and advice from the pros – LIVE on January 17 at 6:30pm (IST)
U.S. Embassy India
01/14/2017 at 05:55. Facebook
Ambassador Verma spent two busy days in #Mizoram meeting government officials, students and educators, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) alumni and civil society leaders. Here’s Ambassador Verma’s #USIndiaDosti visit in pictures
U.S. Embassy India
01/13/2017 at 10:37. Facebook
लोहड़ी, मकर संक्रांति, पोंगल, भोगी, बिहू, उत्तरायण की हार्दिक बधाई। Warm greetings to those who are celebrating. (Flickr cc photo: Reji)
U.S. Embassy India
01/13/2017 at 02:30. Facebook
Planning to visit the U.S. in the summer? If yes, apply now for your visa! Most visas are processed in three-four business days, but some applications may require additional processing, which may delay the issuance of your visa. So, don’t wait until the last minute. Read more about this processing at [ Goo.gl Link ]. Avoid travel hassles by applying early.
U.S. Embassy India
01/12/2017 at 09:43. Facebook
The United States and India have been cooperating in the ICT and Cybersecurity fields for many years! In the last six months, we’ve signed a Cyber Framework Agreement with India -- the first of its kind, held the 11th iteration of the ICT Working Group, and the 5th edition of the Cyber Dialogue. And just this week, we renewed our cooperation with an MOU to deepen our cybersecurity...
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U.S. Embassy India
01/12/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
There’s a lot to be done before the president-elect and his new team can start their jobs on January 20th. Importantly, the U.S. must confirm President-elect Trump’s Cabinet choices. Check out the process here. [ Goo.gl Link ]

How does Senate confirmation work? | ShareAmerica

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01/12/2017 at 02:30. Facebook
Consular Quiz of the Week: I’m planning to travel to the U.S. with my family and 3 other friends and their families. Can individuals traveling together in a group, schedule a group appointment for visa interview?
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

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* Would you like to enhance your knowledge and skills in the area of inclusive education and build partnerships with colleagues from the U.S. and internationally?

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President Obama has been very popular for his fantastic sense of humor. Here is a fun video of times when the President couldn't help but laugh at his own jokes.
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 (January 13, 2017). #VisaFriday