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Tuesday, January 28, 2020



Explained: Importance of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

January 28, 2020 8:02 am

In many ways, Auschwitz has become the center of Holocaust history and research and serves as a reminder of the horrors of the Holocaust. On January 27 this year, survivors of the Holocaust and international heads of state will mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

6 killed in Germany shooting, suspect arrested

January 24, 2020 10:08 pm

"According to my information, there were six dead and several injured," police spokesman Rudolf Biehlmaier told German broadcaster n-tv.

Angela Merkel to meet Erdogan amid Middle East tension

January 24, 2020 4:49 pm

During a brief visit, Chancellor Merkel plans to address multiple topics with President Erdogan, from regional conflicts to human rights issues. German politicians believe continuing dialog is crucial.

German parliament: Explicit consent still necessary from organ donors

January 17, 2020 3:02 pm

Germany's parliament has rejected a Health Ministry proposal for a new organ donation system. With low donor numbers, the health minister wanted a presumed-consent system, with the onus on people to refuse to donate.

Germany split on path forward in US-Iran conflict

January 09, 2020 11:55 am

Germany has been reluctant to embrace the United States' "maximum pressure" campaign against Iran. Analysts say the current juncture requires more diplomatic resolve than ever.

The German islands that regularly vanish beneath the sea

January 09, 2020 11:08 am

Among the North Frisian Islands off Germany's North Sea coast is a string of tiny low-lying elevations known as Halligen, or the Hallig islands. They have zero to very few coastal defenses.

Germany's foreign policy divides Angela Merkel's coalition

December 11, 2019 12:15 pm

With a leftist duo now leading the junior partner in Merkel's coalition, foreign policy is increasingly dividing the already fragile government. It could make Germany's role on the world stage more undefined.

Japan, Germany and Philippines suffer most from extreme weather events 

December 07, 2019 1:46 pm

More than 495,000 people worldwide were killed by extreme weather events over the past 20 years, according to the Munich Re database.

In Punjab’s paddy stubble problem, German firm sees opportunity, green gas revolution

December 07, 2019 10:53 am

This comes on a day when Punjab government projected stubble management as a field with huge investment potential, urging companies to invest in the processing of paddy straw.

Thieves strike Berlin's Stasi Museum

December 02, 2019 9:11 am

The burglars made off with artifacts, medals and jewelry from the museum dedicated to East Germany's infamous secret police. The heist came just days after a similar incident at Dresden's Green Vault.


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.