Ambassador Michael Steiner with his wife Eliese Steiner at the Mahabodhi Temple

German Ambassador to India visiting Bihar

German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner is visiting Bihar on the occasion of Chhath puja. On 28th October, the Ambassador held talks & discussions with Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi and ex-CM Nitish Kumar. He also met Anand Kumar, who is the founder of the 'Super 30' programme.

On 29th October, the 2nd day of his visit, Ambassador Steiner & his wife Eliese visited significant religious sites, such as Mahabodhi Temple and the Dungeshwari Caves where Buddha had spent 6 years of his life. Truly impressed, Ambassador Steiner said: ‘After 2600 years, Budhha’s lifestyle is still a role model’.

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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.

Berlin Tax Conference 2014: Fifty states call for greater tax transparency and fairness

Berlin Tax Conference 2014: Fifty states call for tax transparency & fairness

A total of 50 states & jurisdictions signed a multilateral agreement on the automatic exchange of tax information at the German Federal Ministry of Finance on 29th October 2014.

FIFA World Footballer of the Year would be the recepient of the FIFA Ballon d'Or trophy

Six Germans nominated in FIFA World Footballer of the Year list

Six of Germany's World Cup winning team are on the shortlist for this year's world footballer of the year award, the FIFA Ballon d'Or. Germany's coach Joachim Löw has also been shortlisted by FIFA too.

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (left) and Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation & Development, Gerd Mueller at the Syrian Refugee Conference in Berlin

Germany pledges millions in additional aid for Syrian refugees

Germany has pledged to provide hundreds of millions of euros in extra aid for refugees fleeing the war in Syria. This came after Syria's neighbors told a conference in Berlin that they felt overwhelmed by the problem.

Indian among Germany’s Green Talents 2014 winners

Indian among Germany’s Green Talents 2014 winners

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has honoured Femeena Pandara Valappil, a young Indian researcher, with this year’s 'Green Talents' international sustainability award for her research in the field of water resource engineering.

Ambassador Steiner opens 'DWIH Horizon: Art Meets Science' photo exhibition

On October 27, German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner, opened the 'DWIH Horizon: Art Meets Science' photo exhibition in New Delhi. The exhibition displays photographs taken by students under the guidance of German photographer Wolfgang Zurborn. The event was attended by students and art lovers.

Dinner reception at the Ambassador's Residence for MSC Core Group members

German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner, hosted a dinner for the participants of the sixth core group meeting of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) at the garden of his Residence, last Tuesday. “I am happy to receive all of you after lively and fruitful discussions at today’s MSC core group meeting”, Mr. Steiner said.

Author Jürgen Becker receives prestigious German literature prize

Author Jürgen Becker receives prestigious German literature prize

The German author and poet Jürgen Becker has been presented with the Georg Büchner Prize, one of the most important literary awards for the German language.

Germany, India focus on urban sanitation

Germany, India focus on urban sanitation

On Tuesday, October 14, Germany’s GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit) and India’s Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) signed the ‘Implementation Agreement’ of their joint programme ‘Support to National Urban Sanitation Policy (NUSP) – II’.

German Ambassador Michael Steiner at the Conference.

Skilled India, Skilled Germany

Today’s conference “Skilled Germany, Skilled India – The Dual System: State and Business”, held at the German Embassy, helps deepen the Indo-German cooperation in the field of Vocational Education and Training (VET). The conference is organized by the German Embassy, along with the Indian Ministry of Labour and Employment and the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research.

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

Celebrating 25 years of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

On the occasion of the Day of German Unity and to commemorate 25 years of Fall of the Berlin Wall, the Residence of German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner, was, initially, transformed into Cold War-divided Berlin on Friday night.

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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