Germany in shock after plane crash
Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier, Federal Transport Minister Dobrindt & Chancellor Merkel express their shock at the news, visit crash site.
Trio d'Anches set to perform in India
On invitation from German Diplomatic Missions in India, Trio d'Anches, a trio from Germany, is performing in Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune & Goa from 2nd to 6th April 2015. Please click on the links below for further information.
The 'UrbanArt Biennale' opened on Sunday, 29th March 2015 at the World Heritage site of the Völklingen Ironworks, in the Saarland region. It featured graffiti art from Europe, Northern America and the Arab world.
The conference 'Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue- towards a global Energiewende' wants to trigger an international movement: climate-friendly, cross-border and economically promising. The conference takes place in Berlin from 26th to 27th March 2015.
Germany's late equalizer earned the world champions a draw at home to Australia with Reus and Podolski scoring in either half. Now, Joachim Löw's side will focus on the task of beating Georgia on Sunday.
On Monday, 23rd March 2015, the German Embassy New Delhi and Arsenal presented the film to the National Film Archive of India in Pune to preserve the film for future generations.
Germany's controversial trade surplus reached a new high in 2014. Economists say the trend is continuing this year, as the weaker euro fuels Germany's export machine, but not everyone is happy about it.
On Friday, 20th March 2015, Ambassador Steiner, along with other Embassy colleagues, bid farewell to Shri Balakrishna. Ambassador Steiner thanked him for his services to the Embassy. Shri Balakrishna has been working with the German Embassy, New Delhi since 1992 & retires at the end of this month.
A joint event “Market Potentials and Business Applications for Renewable Energies & Energy Efficiency in India” is scheduled on April 14, 2015, under the framework of the Indo-German Energy Forum during the upcoming Hannover Fair.
German cars and machinery are world-class. But as everything everywhere goes digital, what will become of German industry? Answers can be found at the CeBIT computer fair in Hanover- where the focus is on Industry 4.0.
Ambassador Michael Steiner celebrated International Women’s Day at his Residence on Sunday, 8th March, with German Parliament VP, Claudia Roth & over 200 other guests, mainly women, from all walks of life. As part of the celebrations, Ambassador Steiner & the Indian NGO Centre for Social Research (CSR) signed a renewed contract. Germany is making available another 100,000 Euro (ca. Rs 70 Lakh) for a new CSR project, which is dedicated to saving female fetuses.
Ambassador Michael Steiner takes note that the University of Leipzig has just announced publicly that Professor Beck-Sickinger apologises for her unwarranted remarks. Professor Beck-Sickinger: “I have made a mistake. I sincerely apologise to everyone whose feelings I have hurt.”
This morning, Ambassador Michael Steiner had sent an urgent letter to Professor Annette Beck-Sickinger strongly disapproving of her discriminating generalisations against male Indian students.