PM Modi and Chancellor Merkel at the joint press conference in Berlin.

PM Modi’s visit to Germany: Joint Statement

We, the Prime Minister of India and the Federal Chancellor of Germany, met in Hannover and Berlin to exchange views on upgrading and further strengthening our Strategic Partnership. We view each other’s development as mutually reinforcing and offering significant opportunities for expanding cooperation between the two countries.

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Biggest spring festival in Europe opens in Stuttgart

Biggest spring festival in Europe opens in Stuttgart

The 77th Stuttgart Spring Festival has begun. The fair entices people to enjoy the outdoors in Baden-Württemberg's state capital with some 240 attractions and stands, selling everything from beer to candy floss.

All India Environmental Journalism Competition 2015

Call for Entries

To encourage environmental journalism in India, GIZ India along with IFAT India, and under the patronage of the German Embassy, has been organising the All India Environmental Journalism Competition since 2013. The third All India Environmental Journalism Competition 2015 is being organised in association with IFAT India, ICLEI South Asia, The Third Pole, Asian College of Journalism and DW Akademie. Last date for submission of entries is August 15, 2015. For more details on how to participate, please click here .

Meeting of G7 ministers of foreign affairs

G7 ministers of foreign affairs meet: A signal of unity

Improving maritime security and strengthening the mechanisms in place in African states to deal with crises were two of the items on the agenda when the the G7 ministers of foreign affairs met in Lübeck. They also looked at the situation in Ukraine and Iran’s nuclear programme.

Dr. Kiran Bedi and Heiko Warnken at the inauguration of the check dam.

German Embassy supports Navjyoti India Foundation

On Tuesday, April 15, Heiko Warnken, Head of Department for Economic Cooperation and Development, and Dr. Kiran Bedi, founder member of Navyjoti India Foundation, inaugurated a check dam and other structures for the recharge of ground water in village Hariahera, Sohna Block, Haryana.

Nobel laureate Günter Grass passes away

Germany mourns death of Günter Grass

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement  on Monday, April 13 in response to news that Günter Grass had passed away.

The Bobs: Best of Online Activism

The Bobs: Best of Online Activism

It's time to get the voting started. There are 70 finalists in 14 languages vying for your votes in The Bobs 2015. You have until May 3 to vote for your favorites in our 14 language-specific categories. The nominees with the most votes will win this year’s People’s Choice Awards. The Bobs is Deutsche Welle's annual award honoring the best in online activism.

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Pavel Levkin granted Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize.

Pavel Levkin granted Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

Chemist Dr. Pavel Levkin of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has been granted the 2015 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The prize is considered the highest distinction for young researchers in Germany.

Germany announces additional aid for Syria

Germany announces additional aid for Syria

Kuwait will host the third international donor conference to raise funds for humanitarian assistance for Syrian refugees. At the conference, Germany will make available 255 million euro in new aid.

Graffiti art exhibition 'UrbanArt Biennale'

Graffiti art exhibition

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.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier responds to plane crash in southern France

Foreign Minister Steinmeier responds to plane crash in southern France

Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 24 March.

Stimulus for a global energy transition

Stimulus for a global energy transition

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.

Kiran Dhiwar, Film Restoration, National Film Archive, Prakash Magdum, Director National Film Archive, Lara Brödenfeld, Culture Officer, German Embassy New Delhi & Stefanie Schulte-Strathaus, Arsenal

German Embassy presents 'Ghashiram Kotwal' to National Film Archive

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.

German trade surplus soars to new record

German trade surplus soars to new record

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.

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We're Closed

We are closed

The Embassy, including the Consular Section, will remain closed on Friday, 1st May 2015.

What's Up Germany: Berlin Special is now live!

What's Up Germany launches a special Berlin edition.

A special edition to commemorate 25 years of Fall of the Berlin Wall. Come explore history with us.

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