Ambassador Dr Martin Ney at the dinner with guests

Ambassador Dr Ney hosts New Year’s Dinner

German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, hosted a New Year’s dinner for distinguished guests at his Residence on Thursday, 12th January.

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German President Joachim Gauck makes final address to the nation

German President Joachim Gauck makes final address to the nation

The outgoing German President, Joachim Gauck, has used his last major address to call upon Germany to defend democracy in the face of increasing threats. He urged Germany not to shy away from taking on international responsibility.

EU Foreign Ministers Meet in Brussels

US, Syria, Middle East: EU Foreign Ministers hold talks in Brussels

There were major issues on the EU Foreign Ministers’ agenda. "This Council in Brussels is not only special for me because it’s probably the last time I will attend a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers," Steinmeier said before the session commenced.

Renewable energy

Start Up Energy Transition Award: applications open until 31st January

Start-ups have until 31st January 2017 to apply for the international Start Up Energy Transition Award of the German Energy Agency (dena). The competition is open to ideas that can help to promote worldwide climate protection and the energy transition.

Models dressed in velvet at Berlin Fashion Week 2017

Designers bring back glamour at the Berlin Fashion Week

Models dressed in velvet and bedecked with pearls gracefully pace up and down a darkly glittering carpet; it looks like designers are bringing back some glamour.

German Minister for Economic Affairs, Sigmar Gabriel

Germany's G20 Presidency: Addressing digitalisation at global level

Under Germany’s Presidency, the G20 intends to focus more on the digital transformation, in order to make economies around the world fit for the future.

German Visa Application Centres to go cashless!

German Visa Application Centres to go cashless!

The 16 German Visa Application Centres throughout India will soon introduce credit and debit card payment options, thus offering a very convenient alternative to cash or bank draft payment.

Prof. Dr. Dieter Grimm

Liberty and Security Go Hand in Hand: Prof. Dr. Dieter Grimm

Prof. Dr. Dieter Grimm talks about his lecture, the adequate balance between security and liberty, and his experience of teaching in Kolkata.

Mesut Özil

Özil named Player of the Year

Mesut Özil has been named Germany’s Player of the Year for the fifth time. The World Cup winner claimed 54.5% of the 316,850 votes to claim the 2016 edition of the prize.

Foreign mission extended: Bundeswehr to continue training Peshmerga

Bundeswehr to continue training the Peshmerga

German troops have been helping train security forces in the area around Erbil in northern Iraq for two years. The Bundeswehr’s mandate is to be extended until 31 January 2018. The motion of the German government must still be approved by the German Bundestag.

Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg at the GBO Stand at the New Delhi World Book Fair

Explore German Literature at New Delhi World Book Fair

The Cultural Counsellor of the German Embassy, Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg visited the German Book Office (GBO) stall at the New Delhi World Book Fair on 11th January.

66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017

66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017

The 66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017 has been announced for the categories piano, violin, oboe and guitar. Registration deadline is 31st March 2017.

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We're Closed

We are closed

The Embassy, including the Consular Section, will remain closed on Thursday, 26th January, 2017.

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Dr. Martin Ney is Germany's Ambassador to India

German Ambassador to India Dr. Martin Ney

Since July 2015 Dr. Martin Ney has been Germany’s Ambassador to India.