German Ambassador Michael Steiner takes the Rice Bucket Challenge.

German Ambassador takes up the Rice Bucket challenge

German Ambassador Michael Steiner has taken up the Rice Bucket Challenge. Commensurate with the level of Germany’s development cooperation with India, Ambassador Steiner has raised the bar: 392 families of Vivekanand Camp in Chanakyapuri have received a bucket with 5kg of rice each, on September 9. The Ambassador has also decided to provide funds for basic health care for suffering Kashmir.

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Soccer world champion Miroslav Klose accepts the "Goldene Victoria" award from the Deutschlandstiftung Integration in Berlin

Merkel honours Klose with 'Goldene Victoria'

World Cup winner Miroslav Klose was honoured with the Integration Prize 'Goldene Victoria' in Berlin on 11 September 2014. The award was presented to him by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier in India: There are many opportunities for close co-operation

Foreign Minister Steinmeier in India: Many opportunities for close co-operation

German Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier was in India from 6th to 8th September. Further deepening of economic and cultural cooperation was the focus of his visit.

German Foreign Minister in India

German Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier is visiting New Delhi from September 6 to 8, 2014. During his visit, the Foreign Minister held discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, along with several artists, intellectuals and business people.

The Brandenburg Gate which surrounds the capital city of Berlin

Monuments in Focus

German Heritage Day (Tag des offenen Denkmals) is on 14th September 2014. Here are five must-see historical buildings on this occassion.

German 'TV Dinosaur' Fuchsberger dies aged 87

German 'TV Dinosaur' Fuchsberger dies aged 87

Famous German TV star Joachim "Blacky" Fuchsberger has died. The 87-year-old died at home after being in and out of hospital.

German Book Prize announces short list

German Book Prize announces short list

Six works have been shortlisted for the prestigious German Book Prize. The award, which recognizes new German-language literature, will be presented on the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair in October.

International literature festival takes place in Berlin from 10th to 20th September 2014

International Literature Festival begins in Berlin

The idea is to allow the literatures of the world to waft their way throughout Berlin. To mark the start of the 14th international literature festival, ordinary Berliners in all of the city’s districts will be reading from literary works.

German monthly exports pass EUR 100 billion to set a new record

German monthly exports set a new record at EUR 100 billion

Germany exported goods to the value of 101.0 billion euros (approx. USD 131 billion) in July 2014- an increase of 8.5 percent on the same period last year. This is the highest monthly export value ever reported. Imports were also 1.0 percent higher in July 2014 than July 2013, totaling 77.6 billion euros.

Michael Schumacher leaves hospital, now recuperating at home

Michael Schumacher leaves hospital, now recuperating at home

Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left hosptal to continue his recuperation at home, nine months after his skiing accident. The 45-year-old has a long way to go to recover though, says his manager.

25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall: “Liberty Train” multimedia project launched

25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall: “Liberty Train” multimedia project launched

25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall: The multimedia campaign for the film “Liberty Train” has been launched on 1st September. The magazine deutschland.de is running a special blog & using social media to accompany the docu-drama about the journey of GDR embassy refugees from Prague.

Time and weather in Germany

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Kick It Like Germany at Kids' Corner

Germany plays at World Cup 2014 in Brazil

'What’s Up Germany' is now live!

What's Up Germany

Presenting a unique, not-so-serious feature on Indo-German football relations and the World Cup in Brazil.

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German Ambassador takes up the Rice Bucket challenge

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German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner took up the Rice Bucket challenge in New Delhi.

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German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner

Ambassador Michael Steiner is Germany's Ambassador to India.

100th Anniversary of the First World War

Memorial for the victims of World War-I in Germany

On this site, we have brought together information on the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

Make it in Germany

Portal - Make it in Germany

The 'Make it in Germany' portal gives the key information about making a career and living in Germany.

German Information Centre South Asia

German Information Centre, South Asia

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Remembrance and commemoration - First World War, Second World War, fall of the Wall

Zeitschrift Deutschland

The special issue of DE Magazin Deutschland focuses on the three anniversaries in 2014.