German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, with Dr Sonam Dawa, Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council

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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Massive help to clean up Ganga

In an effort to give a substantial push to the clean-up of India’s lifeline and holy river Ganga, German Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney visited the State of Uttarakhand from 30th August to 1st September 2017.

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.

Ten German universities among the top 100 in 'World University Rankings 2018'

Ten German universities among the Top 100

Every year, the 'Times Higher Education' (THE) magazine compiles a ranking of the top 1,000 universities worldwide. Germany is featured with a considerable number of 44 research institutions in the 'World University Rankings 2018'. With 20 universities in Top 200, Germany is the 3rd strongest country. Ten of these are even in the Top 100.

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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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Dr. Martin Ney is Germany's Ambassador to India

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