Germany confident India will find "practical solution" to language issue

Germany on Thursday voiced confidence that the Modi government will find a "practical solution" to the issue of dropping German language as an alternative to Sanskrit in central schools.

Germany condemns terror attacks in Kashmir

Germany on Saturday strongly condemned the militant attacks in the Kashmir Valley terming them as an attempt to "counter" the ongoing democratic process.

Skill training: Germany promises enhanced cooperation

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 envoy's strong pitch against govt decision raises eyebrows

 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.

German envoy confident of finding a solution to language teaching issue in KVs

 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.

Steiner reaches out to Sangh to resolve German language row

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.

Germany raises language issue with govt, hopes for pragmatic solution

Upset over HRD Ministry's decision to replace German with Sanskrit as the third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, Germany has raised the issue with the government and hoped for a "pragmatic" solution.

German Ambassador lauds PM; extends support to Ganga mission

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.

Concert to raise funds for J&K flood affected

German Ambassador Michael Steiner Tuesday promised to galvanise funds worth Rs one crore for the flood-affected people of Jammu and Kashmir.

German embassy holding concert in aid of flood-hit Kashmir

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.

German President on six-day visit from tomorrow

German President Joachim Guack will arrive here tomorrow on a six-day state visit to India during which he will hold talks with the top leadership and discuss ways to enhance bilateral ties.

Ear tube surgery not a long-term solution

Ear tube surgery can certainly improve hearing in the short term but may not help in long-term hearing, speech, language, or other functional outcomes in normally developing children.

Hockey village India kids train with German U-21 team

Kids from Hockey village India got an unique opportunity to learn the tricks of the game from the German U-21 team who is here to participate in the ongoing Hero Junior Men`s World Cup.

German envoy meets Narendra Modi

German ambassador to India Michael Steiner today met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to discuss strengthening of ties between his country and the state.

Engaging with Modi is not endorsement: Germany

German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner said that by ending boycott of Gujarat CM Narendra Modi and his government, Germany was not endorsing anybody but giving respect to India`s democracy.

German ambassador talks investment with J&K governor

Germany`s ambassador to India has discusses the scope for investment by his country in Jammu and Kashmir during a meeting with Governor NN Vohra here, an official spokesperson said on Saturday.

Germany will not interfere in Kashmir: Envoy

Germany on Tuesday said it fully recognises the legitimate institutions in Jammu and Kashmir and will not take any position on Kashmir issue that can be seen as an interference.

Germany to make visa system hassle-free: Envoy

Getting a visa to Germany is likely to be easier for Indians by next year, especially in places where it does not have a mission.

Now, Germany delinks human rights issues with Modi`s image

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.

Germany welcomes Indian Parliament’s vote on FDI in retail

Germany suggested that India will have to open itself up to the outside world if it wants more growth, but remained vague on whether it will have close ties with Gujarat CM Narendra Modi like the UK.