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  • Consul General Phillip A. Min (State Dept.)

    Consul General Phillip Min Begins Tenure in Chennai

    Phillip A. Min assumed his position as Chennai’s Consul General on September 18, 2014. “This is an exciting time to arrive in South India and for U.S.-India relations as we explore together new opportunities to deepen and broaden our strategic partnership.”

  • National Day of Service and Remembrance Amb. donating blood

    Nat’l Day of Service and Remembrance

    “…when we look up at the flags raised at half-staff today, we have to find ways to make sure that we carry on in the spirit of those we lost and that we find some ways – big or small – to find lessons in terrible losses.” Secretary Kerry on September 11, 2014.

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  • Sec. Kerry's Remarks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

    Sec. Kerry's Remarks with Minister Sushma Swaraj

    The United States and India can and should be indispensable partners in the 21st century. Of course, delivering on the potential of this moment is the key. The words are easy; it’s the actions we need to take that will really define the relationship in the days ahead.

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  • Sec. Kerry meets Indian Minister of Finance and Defense Arun Jaitley

    Sec. Kerry meets Minister Arun Jaitley

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker pose with Indian Minister of Finance and Defense Arun Jaitley in New Delhi, India, before a meeting as part of a Strategic Dialogue between the two countries on July 31, 2014.

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  • Secretary Kerry Travels to New Delhi for Strategic Dialogue

    U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue

    Secretary Kerry will travel to New Delhi for the 5th U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, which he will co-chair with Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on July 31.

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  • U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre at Dakshinachitra in Chennai, July 5, 2014. (State Dept.)
    CG Inaugurates ‘New’ Chikmagalur House

    “I was particularly delighted that the U.S. Consulate had the opportunity to partner with DakshinaChitra on the ‘Chikmagalur House’ project, showcasing the unique traditions of the Muslim community in South India,” U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre said.  Photos »

  • U.S. Consulate General, Chennai’s Cultural Affairs Officer Shanna  Surendra at EducationUSA’s pre-departure orientation program in Chennai on June 26, 2014. (State Dept.)
    Orientation for Students off to Study in the U.S.

    Chennai EducationUSA’s dynamic pre-departure orientation program brought together 140 Indian students headed to U.S. universities and gave them a jumpstart on American life and culture – in and out of the classroom.  Photos »

  • Acting Consul General Nicholas Manring at Research ship Roger Revelle, June 16, 2014 (State Dept.)
    ‘Research Ties Integral to Promoting Security’

    Acting Consul General Nicholas Manring welcomed scientists from the research vessel Roger Revelle, saying, “We deeply value our scientific partnerships with India and believe that strong relationships between our research institutions are integral to promoting peace, security, and stability in the Indian Ocean region.”  

  • U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre at Kottayam American Corner opening June 14, 2014 (State Dept.)
    U.S. Consulate & Kottayam, Kerala Partnership

    Consul General McIntyre addressed guests at the Kottayam American Corner opening June 14, 2014. “Our 8 American corners throughout India bring us closer to people across the country, and we hope that will be especially true here in Kottayam”.  

  • U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre at the Maritime Conference in Chennai, June 10, 2014. (State Dept.)
    U.S.-India Cooperation Key To Maritime Security

    The U.S. and India have a huge role to play in ensuring the security of the Asia-Pacific sea lanes and maritime security cooperation is a key component of U.S.–India defense and strategic cooperation.   Photos »

  • Ambassador Powell at the launch of 'Partnerships Beyond Borders' in Chennai May 13, 2014 (State Dept.)
    U.S.-India Partnering to Combat HIV/AIDS

    U.S. Ambassador Nancy Powell launched Partnerships Beyond Borders, a “bold and exciting” HIV/AIDS initiative between Indian and African companies and public sector entities, remarking on longstanding U.S.-India efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in India and globally. 

  • U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre at the Hindu International Education Fair in Chennai May 3, 2014 (State Dept.)
    Promoting International Understanding Through Education

    U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre spoke about the power of overseas educational experiences at the Hindu International Education Fair in Chennai. Consulate Officers attended regional education fairs throughout South India answering questions about education and student visas.  

  • U.S. Consuls General See Sea Turtle Hatchlings (State Dept.)
    U.S. Consuls General See Sea Turtle Hatchlings

    It wasn’t ‘all work and no play’ for the four U.S. Consuls General who recently traveled to Chennai for their annual conference. They visited Tree Foundation to see Olive Ridley turtles hatching and toured the DakshinaChitra Heritage Center. 

  • U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre inaugurates Poynter India Collaborative Journalism Workshop in Chennai March 19, 2014.
    Free, Independent Media Path to Social Growth

    Speaking about the importance of working together to strengthen the field of journalism , U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre welcomed Tamil Nadu journalists, educators and students to Poynter Institute’s collaborative journalism workshop on March 19th in Chennai. 

  • ‘Educating for Exchange’ workshop in Chennai on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014. (State Dept.)
    ‘Educating for Exchange: Diplomacy Opportunities’

    India is an increasingly attractive destination for American students studying Abroad and a U.S.-based NGO, Cultural Vistas, conducted an ‘Educating for Exchange’ workshop in Chennai on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014. 

  • Ms. Connie Greenleaf at workshop at the American Corner in Bangalore on March 17-18, 2014 (State Dept.)
    English Language Fellow Trains Govt Teachers

    Ms. Connie Greenleaf taught 70 Karnataka government teachers innovative storytelling techniques and activity methods to engage their students during two workshops at the American Corner in Bangalore on March 17-18, 2014. 

  • U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre inaugurates Access America in Madurai on March 7, 2014 (State Dept.)
    India Fast-Growing U.S. Investment Source

    U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre spoke at “Access America” in Madurai on March 7th about India’s role as one of the fastest-growing sources of investment in the U.S. and about the untapped potential of the U.S.-India trade relationship.  

  • Asst. Secretary Biswal Announces Two New USAID Partnerships in Bengaluru on March 4, 2014 (State Dept.)
    Clean Energy USAID Partnerships Announced

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal announced two new United States Agency for International Development (USAID) partnerships to increase clean energy access to India.  Photos »

  • Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Biswal with Karnataka  Governor H.R. Bharadwaj on March 4, 2014 (State Dept.)
    Asst Secretary Biswal Meets Governor Bharadwaj

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal discussed opportunities for U.S.-India partnerships in the state of Karnataka with Governor H.R. Bharadwaj at his residence March 4th, 2014. 

  • U.S. Consul General Jennifer McIntyre at Techcamp Bengaluru February 28, 2014 (State Dept.)
    TechCamp Bengaluru

    More than 80 NGOs, journalists and students participated in a one-day TechCamp February 28, 2014 in Bengaluru. CG McIntyre was on hand to speak with participants about the U.S. Consulate’s goal of bringing civil society groups together for networking. 

  • Celebrating Shared Visions of Equality: Gandhi & King at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha in Chennai January 30, 2014. (State Dept.)
    Chennai Celebrates Gandhi & MLK with Shared Visions of Equality

    Over 800 Chennai school students gathered at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha to sing *Engal Vazhkai Engal Kaiyil* and *We Shall Overcome* to celebrate the lives of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 30, 2014. 

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