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U.S. Embassy and consulates launch new mission-wide website

Updated: Oct 25, 2016 17:35 IST

New Delhi, [India] Oct. 25 (ANI): A new website has been launched by the United States mission to India on Tuesday for its embassy in New Delhi and the four Consulates General in Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

The new website address for the entire U.S. Mission is https://in.usembassy.gov.

This website is in English, Hindi and Urdu and is built on WordPress, a popular web and blogging platform.

The US embassy press release stated that the official website has a wealth of resources, including information about applying for a US visa, job vacancy announcements, and official press releases.

American citizens in India will find resources about passports, business people can learn about doing business in India and the US, and students can find more information about studying in America, the statement added.

The new website also has information about the four US Consulates General and the services they provide.

Responding to the large number of visitors who access the site via mobile device, the new website is also mobile-responsive, adjusting layout depending on the visitor's screen size, and allows for faster loading of content over a mobile internet connection.

For easier access on the homepage, shortcuts to visa information, U.S. citizen services, job opportunities, U.S. policy, press releases, and news and event are all available.

The website also features search functionality. (ANI)