Germany on Thursday offered to enhance cooperation with India in imparting vocational training to young Indians, including developing courses for apprentices to suit the expanding industry and opening a national workers vocational university.
German Ambassador Michael Steiner's lobbying against government decision to scrap German as third language in about 500 Kendriya Vidyalayas is being frowned upon by the government which sees it as incompatible with an envoy's role.
Invoking German writer Johann Goethe and Rabindranath Tagore, German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner today expressed confidence of finding a solution to the issue of dropping of German as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas.
Amid ongoing row over replacing German with Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, German Ambassador Michael Steiner on Wednesday reached out to Sanskrit teachers, including RSS ideologue Dina Nath Batra and decided to resolve the issue through more cultural exchanges.
German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner on Thursday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his ambitious 'Clean India campaign' and Ganga rejuvenation plan while extending his country's full support to the missions.
The German embassy is organising a concert on Tuesday of Kashmiri music featuring noted santoor player Pandit Bhajan Sopori and his son Abhay in aid of Jammu and Kashmir, which has been hit by devastating floods.
Days after the European Union ended its decade-old boycott of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Germany has now sought to make distinction between human rights issues and image of the BJP leader, saying both cannot be linked.