Sustainability at the ITB Travel Trade Show 2015 in Berlin

Sustainability at the ITB Travel Trade Show in Berlin

The ITB Travel Trade Show in Berlin is committed to social and ecological responsibility in the travel sector. ITB Travel Trade Show takes place in Berlin from 4th to 8th March 2015.

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The Bobs: Best of Online Activism

The Bobs: Best of Online Activism

The Bobs is Deutsche Welle's annual award honoring the best in online activism. As the 11th edition begins, DW has announced that a new prize, the Freedom of Speech award, will be given out as part of this edition. The prize comes in addition to honors from a jury panel and internet users & is destined for a person or initiative that takes an exemplary stance on human rights & freedom of expression. Submissions would be accepted until March 12, 2015. For more details about The Bobs competition or to make a submission to the contest, visit www.thebobs.com

'DWIH Horizon: Art meets Science' exhibition opens its doors in Puducherry

'DWIH Horizon: Art meets Science' exhibition opens its doors in Puducherry

The German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH: Deutsches Wissenschafts- und Innovations Haus) has organized the 'DWIH Horizon: Art Meets Science' exhibition at Alliance Française Pondichéry from February 21-26.

Factory workers at Porsche

German business confidence jumps again

Managers' confidence in the German economy has risen as exporters take advantage of favorable conditions. It was yet another positive sign for the strength of Europe's largest economy.

Tourists at the Brandenburger Tor

Record number of visitors in Berlin

Tourism keeps booming in Berlin. With 28.7 million overnight stays and 11.9 million visitors in 2014, the numbers have significantly increased compared to the previous year.

The Golden Bear was awarded to 'Taxi' by Jafar Panahi; his 11-year-old niece, who also plays in the film, took the Golden Bear for him

65th Berlinale awards meet up to the festival's political reputation

The Golden Bear went to Jafar Panahi, a dissident Iranian filmmaker whose submission 'Taxi' was filmed covertly. Renowned directors left empty-handed, but young talents and small countries enjoyed success.

Secretary Pradeep K. Sinha, Ministry of Power, and Parliamentary State Secretary, Uwe Beckmeyer, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, inaugurated the Indo-German Energy Forum

Inauguration of 6th Indo-German Energy Forum

On Friday, February 13, Secretary Pradeep K. Sinha, Ministry of Power, and Parliamentary State Secretary, Uwe Beckmeyer, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, inaugurated the Indo-German Energy Forum.

German Member of Parliament Ralph Brinkhaus.

German Members of Parliament on visit to strengthen relations

A delegation of the Indo-German Parliamentary Group of the German Bundestag (Parliament) is currently visiting India for a little more than a week and having talks with a wide range of Indian leaders from Ministers and government officials to Members of Parliament and business representatives as well as civil society organisations.

Eliese Steiner is an art historian and curator and wife of German Ambassador to India.

The Gods sometimes still walk among us

Despite mushrooming malls and rampant consumerism, I still constantly stumble across the spiritual side of India, writes Eliese Steiner in this week's India Today Woman. Mrs. Steiner is an art historian and curator, and wife of the German Ambassador to India.

Ambassador Steiner at Springdales School

Building bridges at Springdales School

On Tuesday, February 10, German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner spoke as Chief Guest at the International Children's Festival of Peace and Friendship at the Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan.

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Berlinale honours Wim Wenders for lifetime achievement

Berlinale honors Wim Wenders for lifetime achievement

Wim Wenders isn't short on accolades these days. At the Berlinale, he's being celebrated for a lifetime of contributions to cinema. It's a highlight in a season of awards and exhibitions for Wenders' work.

Richard von Weizsäcker

On the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker

Germany is mourning the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker- a man, a politician & a statesman who did great things for the way Germany is seen throughout the world.

The Book of Condolences was opened at the Residence of German Ambassador, Michael Steiner, located at 6/50 G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi- 110021 on 04.02.2015-05.02.2015.

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Call for Research Projects within the Infect-ERA

Call for Applications for Research Projects within the Infect-ERA

The EU Infect-ERA call with funding for Indian participants is now open. Please note that the deadline to submit pre-proposals is March 18th, 2015. The following themes are covered (equal in relevance):
•    The host-pathogen interaction in regards to clinically relevant strains and the assessment of factors influencing this interplay.
•    Diagnostics based on components of host-pathogen interaction, including development of markers for a clinical and personalized setting and detection of high risk clones in various diseases.
Call for Research Projects within the Infect-ERA [pdf, 108.96k]
Infect-ERA Guidelines for Applicants [pdf, 533.91k]

For more information on submission, please visit www.submission-infect-era.eu

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
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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.

Kick It Like Germany at Kids' Corner

Germany plays at World Cup 2014 in Brazil

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Celebrating 25 years of Fall of the Wall

German Ambassador Michael Steiner taking out a piece of the Wall.

Today, we celebrate 25 years of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, surely the most auspicious day in Germany’s history. On 9th November 1989, the Wall was brought down by the peaceful revolution of the East German people.

On the Day of German Unity, our National Day, the German Embassy New Delhi showcased the Fall of the Wall and the new modern Berlin at the garden of the Residence of Ambassador Michael Steiner.

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Ambassador's Corner

German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner

Ambassador Michael Steiner is Germany's Ambassador to India.

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.