Gamers 'ready to play' at Gamescom

Gamers 'ready to play' at Gamescom

Gamescom is set to draw more than 300,000 enthusiastic gamers to Cologne. The convention is one of the world’s largest and will feature the latest game consoles and smartphone apps for users.

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Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Prime Minister designate Al-Abadi

Foreign Minister Steinmeier visits Iraq

Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier travelled to Baghdad and Erbil for political talks. In northern Iraq he also met people who have fled from the ISIS terrorists. His aim was to see for himself the situation on the ground and to get an idea of just what help is needed.

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at EU foreign ministers’ special session on Iraq, the Middle East and Ukraine

EU foreign ministers’ special session on Iraq, the Middle East and Ukraine

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended an Extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council with his fellow EU foreign ministers in Brussels on 15th August. Their discussions focused on the situations in Iraq, the Middle East and Ukraine as well as the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

An estimated 100 million people speak German as a foreign language

Learning German, speaking German

Learning German is popular, and the German Language Diploma and other such certificates are much in demand. There are good reasons for this, for example, the economic power of Germany.

Mertesacker resigns from German national team

Mertesacker resigns from German national team

German defender Per Mertesacker has announced his retirement from international football, bringing to an end a 10-year run with 104 caps and a very recent World Cup title, of course.

Delhi Metro station gets solar power plant

Delhi Metro station gets solar power plant

In a first of its kind initiative in the country, Union Minister of Urban Development, M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated a 500 kWp solar rooftop plant at the Dwarka Sec 21 Metro Station in Delhi. Union Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal was also present at the event.

Members of minorities are particularly affected by the Islamist fighters’ violence

Germany increases aid for refugees in northern Iraq

Germany has increased its financial aid for the refugees in northern Iraq by a further 1.5 million euros, thus bringing the emergency aid provided by the German Government to a total of 4.4 million euros. Foreign Minister Steinmeier said that the conduct of the ISIS terror regime presents us with a level of horror beyond anything we have previously seen in the region.

Students at Humboldt University Berlin

Berlin, Munich Universities most popular among researchers

The universities in the metropolises of Berlin and Munich are most popular among foreign researchers. This is revealed by the new Humboldt Ranking.

Miroslav Klose ends national team career

Miroslav Klose ends national team career

Germany's highest goalscorer Miroslav Klose has retired from the country's national team. After the success of the team in Brazil, he said he couldn't imagine a better time to call it quits.

Leaders gather in Liege to remember outbreak of WWI

Leaders gather in Liege to remember outbreak of WWI

Once adversaries, now allies, leaders of Europe have marked the 100-year anniversary of WWI.

Prasar Bharati and Deutsche Welle sign an MoU

Prasar Bharati, Deutsche Welle sign MoU

On 5 August, India’s Public Service Broadcaster, Prasar Bharati (PB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s Public International Broadcaster.

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Scholarships in Germany

Germany offers numerous scholarships for studying in Germany. The biggest scholarship programme is run by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Click on the links below to know about the latest opportunities.

DAAD-Scholarship for Postgraduate Courses with Special Relevance to Developing Countries

DAAD-Master's Scholarship for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG)

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.

Visa and Consular Information

Schengen Visa

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Germany win World Cup 2014

Ambassador's Corner

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

Keep yourself up-to-date on what’s new about Germany and South Asia

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Interactive Map of German Missions & Institutions in India

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.