Ambassador Steiner & his wife, Mrs. Eliese Steiner, with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

German Ambassador invites Ambassador of Peace

On invitation of German Ambassador Michael Steiner & his wife Eliese, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has graciously accepted to honour them & their guests with a Satsang at the German Residence Garden on 28 November at 4 pm sharp.

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Funding for Goethe Institut increased

During talks at the Goethe Institut Head Office in Munich on Tuesday, 25th November, Minister of State Böhmer expressed her appreciation of the Institut’s successful international linguistic & cultural work & acknowledged its role in promoting German foreign policy.

Germany win FIFA World Cup 2014

World Champions remain top of world rankings

Germany are the measure of all things in world football. In the FIFA World Rankings for November, that were released today, the World Champions remain in first place on 1725 points.

Finissage 2014 held at the Ambassador's Residence

Finissage at the Ambassador's Residence

Finissage & presentation of the Catalogue was held at the Ambassador's Residence in the presence of art lovers from various walks of life.

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Ambassador Michael Steiner at Bodh Gaya in Bihar

'No legal issues, Germans will be happy to promote Hindi'

In an interview with The Economic Times’s Ritika Chopra, German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner, speaks about how similarities between German and Sankrit make it easier for Indian kids to learn German and points out why Indian students benefit from learning German. The Ambassador also emphasises the relevance of PM Modi’s visit to Germany for Hannover Messe in April 2015.

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Former Germany skipper Philipp Lahm is one of the defenders shortlisted for FIFA’s Team of the Year

World XI: Boateng, Hummels & Lahm shortlisted

World Cup winners Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund), Jerome Boateng and the now retired, former Germany skipper Philipp Lahm (both FC Bayern München) have made the shortlist of defenders for FIFA’s Team of the Year.

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Namaste Deutschland - 2014

On invitation of Delhi Public School Society and Goethe Institute/Max Mueller Bhavan, German Ambassador Michael Steiner participated in 'Namaste Deutschland 2014', a German language festival celebrated annually since 2009.

(From L to R) German historian & WW I expert, Prof. Dr. Sönke Neitzel, Manoj Joshi, Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation & eminent Indian historian, Mr. Pushpinder Singh

Germany and India commemorate World War I

On Friday, 21 November, German historian Prof. Dr. Sönke Neitzel teamed up with eminent Indian historian, Mr. Pushpinder Singh, to present new perspectives and a fresh analysis of the events of 1914 at the Observer Research Foundation. The subsequent discussion centered on the Indian and German war experience and the different narratives of war memory in both countries.

Ambassador Steiner meets Sanskrit Shikshak Sangh leaders

German Ambassador Michael Steiner met with Sanskrit Shikshak Sangh (SSS) president, D.K. Jha, Dr. V. Dayalu, General Secretary of SSS, and Tulsi Ram Meena, Co-Secretary of SSS, on Wednesday, 19 November.  Educationist Dinanath Batra was also present at the meeting at the invitation of SSS. Ambassador Steiner and SSS leaders discussed the close relations between Sanskrit and German. The SSS leaders showed support for the Ambassador’s idea to organize a conference on the Indo-Germanic Language Family. Ambassador Steiner has, repeatedly, expressed his respect for Sanskrit. The Indian Express published the speech he made as guest of honour of the 'Sanskrit Heritage Caravan' in February 2013.

Germany's Maximilian Metzger and India's Prof. K. Vijay Raghavan during the 10th meeting of Indo-German Committee on Science & Technology

Germany, India enhance ties in the field of science & higher education

In order to further strengthen Indo-German ties in the field of science and higher education, a senior delegation from the German Federal Ministry of Education & Research (BMBF), is visiting India from November 17 to 21.

Artists from Germany teach students how to 'hip-hop'

'Hip-hop' project comes to Delhi

From November 22nd-28th, five artists from Berlin, Dresden and Frankfurt representing the 'Berlin Massive' will travel to Delhi to launch a set of comprehensive workshops along with their Indian collaborator Empowerment and local artists.

Rajesh Khullar, Joint Secretary (BC), Department of Economic Affairs , Ministry of Finance, GOI & Andreas Gies Director General Development Cooperation worldwide, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Germany commits record amount for development cooperation with India

On behalf of the Government of Germany, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) held the annual negotiations on development cooperation with the Government of India in Bonn on 13-14 November 2014. Germany agreed to provide India with new commitments worth INR 9,363.9 Crores, a new record level for bilateral Technical and Financial Cooperation.

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Ambassador Michael Steiner hosted the Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award ceremony

Ambassador Michael Steiner hosted Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award

A little taste of the Oscars at Ambassador Michael Steiner’s Residence Garden: Two Indian NGOs received the Deutsche Bank Urban Age Awards for their outstanding commitment to making their cities more livable and helping their fellow citizens.

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Ambassador Steiner addressing the guests at the Concert held on 23rd September 2014

German Embassy relief projects for Kashmir: an update

In continuation to its efforts of bringing relief to the flood victims, the German Embassy New Delhi has distributed the remaining funds that had been donated by the guests of the Concert for Kashmir held on 23rd September in the garden of Ambassador Michael Steiner's Residence.

Charity Concert for Kashmir: Expression of Solidarity & Support

Charity Concert for Kashmir / One Crore target exceeded!

The German Embassy hosted a Charity Concert for Kashmir at the garden of Ambassador Michael Steiner’s Residence on Tuesday evening. Santoor legend Bhajan Sopori and Maestro Abhay Sopori, along with young Sufi singer Ragini Rainu performed in front of a large audience offering a sublime musical experience.

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Ambassador Steiner at Chausath Khamba

Celebrating 25 years of Fall of the Wall

German Ambassador Michael Steiner taking out a piece of the Wall.

Today, we celebrate 25 years of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, surely the most auspicious day in Germany’s history. On 9th November 1989, the Wall was brought down by the peaceful revolution of the East German people.

On the Day of German Unity, our National Day, the German Embassy New Delhi showcased the Fall of the Wall and the new modern Berlin at the garden of the Residence of Ambassador Michael Steiner.

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