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Explained: Why Germany is pushing for a 'climate club'

June 26, 2022 1:29 pm

The German government under Chancellor Olaf Scholz still plans to get the G-7 to commit to collective progress on curbing global warming, and one of the ideas being discussed is the creation of a climate club' for countries that want to speed ahead when it comes to tackling the issue.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Germany to attend G7 summit

June 26, 2022 9:48 am

The G7 leaders are expected to focus on the Ukraine crisis that has triggered geopolitical turmoil besides fuelling a global food and energy crisis.

India takes up delay in student visas with US, UK, Canada, other countries

June 25, 2022 7:38 am

Sources told The Indian Express that the MEA officials —joint secretaries dealing with these countries — “strongly raised the issue of student visas” with the ambassadors and deputy chiefs of missions of these eight countries.

German lawmakers vote to end ban on 'advertising' abortions

June 24, 2022 4:10 pm

Under a compromise deal in 2019, former Chancellor Angela Merkel's government left the ban formally in place but allowed doctors and hospitals for the first time to say on their websites that they perform abortions.

Explained: Why has a world-renowned German exhibition taken down an Indonesian artwork?

June 24, 2022 2:04 pm

The controversial work depicted what the German art magazine Monopol described as, "a caricature of a Jew with sidelocks, a cigar, and SS symbols on his hat".

Explained: Could Germany keep its nuclear plants running?

June 23, 2022 12:25 pm

Alongside increased use of imported and domestic coal, nuclear power could help relieve the power generation sector, of which 15% is generated by gas-fired plants.

Germany steps up calls to save energy as Russia reduces gas

June 16, 2022 4:23 pm

The reduction in gas flows comes as Germany and the rest of Europe try to reduce their dependence on Russian energy imports.

Berlin: Several injured as vehicle drives into pedestrians in Germany

June 08, 2022 3:05 pm

Berlin police spokesman Martin Dams said the incident happened near the popular Kurfuerstendamm shopping boulevard in the west of the German capital.

Colonial looted art: Namibia recovers 23 objects from Germany

June 01, 2022 7:17 pm

Objects from Berlin's Ethnological Museum will be presented to the Namibian public. But why is this return only a loan?

Ukraine returns to football field with friendly win in Germany

May 12, 2022 10:56 am

Gladbach responded five minutes later with a powerful shot from Ireland youth international Conor Noss to level the score.


PM Narendra Modi touches down in Munich for G7 meet, receives warm welcome

June 26, 2022 12:48 pm

Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said on Friday that PM Modi will hold bilateral meetings and discussions with the leaders of the G7 and also the guest countries on the sidelines of the G7 summit.

Week in pictures: A look at most compelling photos from around the world

December 11, 2021 6:41 pm

From festival celebrations to protests, here are the best photos of this week.

Europe floods bring chaos and destruction—in pictures

July 17, 2021 5:35 pm

The devastation caused by the floods in Germany, Belgium, and other areas has left hundreds dead and thousands missing.

End of an era: Germany closes its last coal mine

December 25, 2018 7:03 am

The Prosper-Haniel mine in the western city of Bottrop and another colliery in Ibbenbueren, 100 kilometers (62 miles) to the north, were the last remnants of an industry that once dominated the region, employing half a million people at its peak in the 1950s

From first shot to silence of peace: Here are some iconic images from World War I

November 11, 2018 6:57 am

As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in World War I

'I have huge respect for India'; German President gets ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

March 24, 2018 1:33 pm

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, accompanied by his wife Elke Budenbender, arrived Thursday on his first visit to India as German president. On Friday, he was accorded a ceremonial reception by his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind as well as PM Modi.

'Make in India' not a slogan, it is a movement: PM Narendra Modi in Germany

April 13, 2015 2:33 pm

PM Narendra Modi said that global collaboration & support were crucial to meet the objectives of development.

Hallo Germany! Modi lands in Hannover

April 12, 2015 6:00 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in Germany, the second leg of his three-nation tour.

A glimpse of the supermoon worldwide

August 12, 2014 9:24 am

The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon', occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

Football fever grips Bollywood: Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor watch Germany in action

July 14, 2014 2:40 pm

Bollywood celebs were also spotted in different parts of the world enjoying the final World Cup match between Germany and Argentina.


Pathankot attack a heinous act of terrorism, deserves wider condemnation: Dipankar Banerjee

January 08, 2016 4:54 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Security expert Dipankar Banerjee on Friday said the Pathankot attack was a heinous act of terrorism, which any civilised nation that follows human rights will condemn it. The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on the Pathankot Air Force base, in which seven security personnel were killed and 20 others injured.

UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

January 08, 2016 2:58 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.