Charity Concert for Kashmir: Expression of Solidarity & Support

Charity Concert for Kashmir / One Crore target exceeded!

The German Embassy hosted a Charity Concert for Kashmir at the garden of Ambassador Michael Steiner’s Residence on Tuesday evening, 23rd September. Santoor legend Bhajan Sopori & Maestro Abhay Sopori, along with Sufi singer Ragini Rainu performed in front of a large audience offering a sublime musical experience.

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Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier speaks at the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Steinmeier: Germany is prepared to take on responsibility in the UN

In his speech to the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly on 27 September, Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier focused on the crises in Ukraine and the Middle East and on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

Georg Klussmann of the German Embassy New Delhi was one of the speakers at the workshop

UNFCCC negotiations: Germany supports 'Agents of Change'

Indians such as the members of the Indian Youth Climate Network aspire to be 'Agents of Change'. 'Strengthening the voice of the Indian youth for the UNFCCC negotiations' is the goal of a project financed by the German Federal Foreign Office.

Ambassador Michael Steiner at the Symposium

Indo-German Exchange on Occupational Safety and Health

An Indo-German stakeholder conference on occupational safety and health (OSH) and a trade fair took place on 23/24 September2014 in Delhi. Dignitaries from India and Germany participated in the event and discussed issues of OSH in sectors worldwide.

Number of Indian students in Germany increasing by the year

Number of Indian students in Germany increasing by the year

The year 2013-14 had 9,619 Indian students enrolled in German universities, an increase of over 2,000 from the previous year. The number has more than doubled in the past five years. The figures were released by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) in Germany.

The Nagelsäule at the Liebfrauenplatz before the Mainz Cathedral

Journey through history: "Time travel 1914-2014”

The journey through time, consisting of original film sequences, can be viewed on 2nd and 3rd October in Hanover at the street festival marking the anniversary of German reunification.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier, President Waqa and Environment Minister Hendricks at Deutsches Haus

For a universally binding climate change agreement

On 23 September, after the Climate Summit in New York, Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier hosted a reception at Deutsches Haus in conjunction with Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks and Development Minister Gerd Müller.

India’s Participation as Partner Country of the Hannover Messe 2015 sealed

India’s Participation as Partner Country of the Hannover Messe 2015 sealed

On Monday, 22nd September, Hannover Messe and the Indian Ministry of Commerce have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on India’s participation as the Partner Country of the Hannover Messe 2015.

EU Social Justice Index: Germany scores well

EU Social Justice Index: Germany scores well

Social justice has been improving in Germany: it is one of the few EU states to see a positive trend since 2008 in social justice within society. This is thanks largely to positive developments on the labour market.

Doing the Schuhplattler.

Contest: Do the Schuhplattler & stand a chance to win an iPod Touch

Ozapft is! The Oktoberfest is here, now it’s time to reveal our special plans. Put on your dancing shoes and do a very special dance for us. Do the Schuhplattler! But first, read our rules and regulations.

A typology of Oktoberfest beer tents

A typology of Oktoberfest beer tents

On the occassion of Oktoberfest, which takes place in Munich from 20th September to 5th October 2014, here is a typology of Oktoberfest beer tents.

German Ambassador Michael Steiner takes the Rice Bucket Challenge.

German Ambassador takes up the Rice Bucket challenge

German Ambassador Michael Steiner has taken up the Rice Bucket Challenge. Commensurate with the level of Germany’s development cooperation with India, Ambassador Steiner has raised the bar: 392 families of Vivekanand Camp in Chanakyapuri have received a bucket with 5kg of rice each, on September 9. The Ambassador has also decided to provide funds for basic health care for suffering Kashmir.

DAAD Scholars meet the German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel

DAAD scholars meet Chancellor Merkel

Nine young DAAD scholarship holders got the opportunity to meet with the German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel recently. They are all recipients of DAAD's prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding - Dr. Angela Merkel Scholarship.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier in India: There are many opportunities for close co-operation

Foreign Minister Steinmeier in India: Many opportunities for close co-operation

German Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier was in India from 6th to 8th September. Further deepening of economic and cultural cooperation was the focus of his visit.

Germany offers a diversity of research locations

Funding opportunities for research in Germany

Germany offers a diversity of research locations and many German research and funding organisations offer excellent funding opportunities and ideal conditions for foreign scientists in all fields. Click on the links below to know more about the latest opportunities.

Call for Applications: PhD Scholarships - Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

Call for Applications: PhD Fellowships - International Max Planck Research School on Astrophysics - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich

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.

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Charity Concert for Kashmir

German Ambassador takes up the Rice Bucket challenge

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German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner took up the Rice Bucket challenge in New Delhi.

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

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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.