Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

US Embassy


US embassy sounds red alert; prohibits Americans from visiting Islamabad's Marriott Hotel

December 26, 2022 7:44 pm

Unknown individuals are possibly plotting to attack Americans at the hotel sometime during the holidays, the embassy said.

Out of cash, American woman in Delhi ‘stages abduction’ to get money from parents

July 18, 2022 7:43 am

Police said the woman is from Washington DC and is the daughter of an ex-US Army officer. The US Embassy reached out to the Delhi Police regarding her “abduction” after her mother had contacted them.

US to process 8 lakh visas in next 12 months, says American diplomat

April 20, 2022 10:35 am

Addressing reporters in Chennai, Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs at the US embassy, Donald L Heflin said, "8,00,000 visas are projected to be issued in the next 12 months.. we opened a lot of slots for processing the visas.. we think of eventually meeting the demand of H and L visas."

Hindu Sena says it vandalised signboard outside US embassy, 1 arrested

April 02, 2022 7:45 pm

In the poster, President Biden has been asked to “stop bullying” India. “We do not need u (sic). USA needs India against China. We are proud of our all disciplined and brave Indian Armed Forces. Jai Jawan. Jai Bharat,” it reads.

Iraqi officials: 4 rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad

January 14, 2022 9:29 am

🔴 Three of the missiles struck within the perimeter of the American Embassy, the officials said. Another hit a school located in a nearby residential complex.

Pentagon asks personnel to report any symptoms of mysterious ailments

September 16, 2021 10:11 am

The memo, along with other documents provided to military counterintelligence officials, lays out suspected signs of the attacks from accounts of the injured, including heat, pressure and noise.

Spokesman: Taliban seek 'open, inclusive' Islamic government

August 16, 2021 8:33 am

Earlier, a Taliban official said the group would announce a new government from the presidential palace, but those plans appear to be on hold.

US embassy in Kabul warns of worsening security at airport amid evacuation

August 15, 2021 11:12 pm

"There are reports of the airport taking fire; therefore we are instructing U.S. citizens to shelter in place," the embassy said in a security alert.

Thousands of Indian students secure US visa appointments for July, August

June 16, 2021 12:19 pm

There has been growing anxiety among a sizeable number of Indian students aspiring to fly to the US for higher studies in view of certain restrictions in getting visa appointments due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Facilitating legitimate travel a top priority: American diplomat on allowing Indian students to go to the US

June 13, 2021 4:43 pm

Don Heflin, the Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs at the US embassy, also said that the US-bound students will not require any proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the country. They will need a negative report of their COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to their departure.