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Minister of State for External Affairs of India and Consul General of India in New York to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell




Minister of State for External Affairs, India and Consul General of India in New York will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of India’s Independence Day, which is celebrated every year on the 15th of August.

In honor of the occasion, H.E. Mr. M. J. Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of Indiaand Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das,Consul General of India, New York, will ring the Closing Bell. 


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, August 15, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET   

Consulate General of India in New York Contact:

Mr. L.T. Ngaihte.

(212) 774-0615

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

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About Consulate General of India in New York:

The Consulate General of India, New York, represents the Government of India in the region stretching from Ohio in the Mid-West till the New England region. The Consulate has been working in the region towards strengthening the relations between India and the United States particularly in terms of rendering large number of consular services, facilitating trade and investments in both the countries and organizing various public outreach activities towards promoting India in the region. Various activities of the Consulate can be witnessed by visiting

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