Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney and Rakesh Bakshi

Rakesh Bakshi receives Germany’s prestigious 'Cross of the Order of Merit'

The German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney, conferred the prestigious Germany’s ‘Cross of the Order of Merit’, on Rakesh Bakshi, Chairman & Managing Director of RRB Energy Ltd. on 20th September in his Residence.

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Global problems require global solutions: Sigmar Gabriel in New York for 72nd UN General Assembly

As the member states of the United Nations convene for their 72nd General Assembly this week, the focus is on international crises and conflicts. The members will strive to achieve solutions at a large number of bilateral talks and events in New York.

Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney visits Ladakh

Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney visited Ladakh from 13th-15th September, 2017 in order to hold official talks with local authorities and to visit a number of projects that have been supported by the German government.

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India and Germany continue successful cooperation in vocational training

As part of a close partnership in technical cooperation for vocational training, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) signed an implementation agreement in August 2016 for a new flagship project in vocational training with a volume of 22 Cr. INR (3 Million EUR).

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WWF and Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK) offer free online course!

Climate Change, Risks and Challenges: explained by top climate scientists! WWF Germany and the research association DKK (Deutsche Klima-Konsortium) have edited climate science in a concise and intriguing way and set up an online series of lectures on "Climate Change, Risks and Challenges".

India and Germany confirm strong partnership in expansion of Renewables

India & Germany confirm strong partnership in expansion of Renewables

In the presence of  the Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Mr Piyush Goyal and Dr. Martin Ney, German Ambassador to India, an agreement on technical cooperation under the 'Indo-German Energy Programme - Green Energy Corridors (IGEN-GEC)'.

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Automotive industry is key industry: Merkel at the IAA in Frankfurt

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has stressed how hugely important the German automotive industry is for jobs and growth. "We know how important your sector is for our country," the Chancellor said at the start of the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main on Thursday, 14th September.

India's Urvashi Butalia among is one of the 3 recipients of the prestigious Goethe Medal

Indian publisher Urvashi Butalia among winners of Goethe Medal

Indian publisher Urvashi Butalia is among the winners of the prestigious Goethe Medal this year. The award is always presented on 28th August- the birthday of renowned thinker and writer John Wolfgang von Geothe.

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German Book Prize reveals shortlist for best novel

Six titles were shortlisted for the most prestigious literary accolade for recently published German-language novels. The prize will be awarded at the Frankfurt Book Fair on 9th October.

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on 27th June. The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

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Peace, justice, innovation, partnership - these are the things Germany wants to play in the United Nations. That is why we are standing for a seat in the United Nations Security Council 2019/20 - "an organization more important than ever," said Foreign Minister Steinmeier.

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