German U-17 National Team defeats Columbian Team
The German U-17 National Team effortlessly won 4:0 their yesterday’s last-sixteen match against the Columbian team on Monday, 16th October. A splendid performance!
Germany and India signed a Joint Declaration of Intent to further deepen their cooperation in the railway sector on 10th October, 2017. Both countries will jointly cooperate to upgrade the current passenger services in India up to 200 km per hour. A joint Indo-German feasibility study on Semi-High-Speed trains on the current rail corridor between Chennai and Kazipet via Vijayawada (643 km) will be carried out.
From 4th to 6th October, German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney, visited Port Blair, to attend the ‘Conference on UNCLOS: Solutions for managing the maritime global commons’. He also met with the then Lieutenant Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, and the union territory’s Chief Secretary, Anindo Majumdar.
On 16th October every year, the United Nations observes World Food Day – thus spotlighting the millions of people around the world suffering from hunger. The German Foreign Office is working to help these people and is fighting hunger worldwide. Five questions and answers on this issue.
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and French President, Emmanuel Macron, will open the Frankfurt Book Fair which begins on 11th October in the German city.
Dr Jasper Wieck, Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy New Delhi, inaugurated a 2-day conference titled 'Waterscapes' which is organized by the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) and is being held at the India Habitat Centre.
After leaving the guests mesmerized with their performance at the German Embassy on the occasion of Day of German Unity, the German youth jazz orchestra, ‘BuJazzO’, gave a second concert at Springdales School in Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi, on 4th October.
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".
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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.