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Richard Bartholomew - The Art Critic
26 Sep 2012
New Delhi
Between the 50s and the early 80s Richard Bartholomew wrote relentlessly about art. He challenged institutions like the Lalit Kala Akademi and the NGMA with his provocative questions about the role of the state in promoting art
Global Skills Summit 2012
06 Sep 2012
New Delhi
Global Skills Summit is FICCI’s annual mega event which brings together stakeholders and all top functionaries to debate contemporary issues impacting the skills industry.
Inauguration of Sandhagada Multipurpose Cyclone Shelter in Orissa
03 Aug 2012
The inauguration of the Sandhagada Multipurpose Cyclone Shelter in Odisha will be done by a representative of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Director of KfW Office, New Delhi on August 3rd, 2012.
Loan Agreement between KfW & DEA for Urban Infrastructure Development in Odisha
02 Aug 2012
Signing of the Loan Agreement between KfW and DEA for Urban Infrastructure Development in Odisha
'International Cooperation and Global Governance: Challenges & Road Map'
04 May 2012
New Delhi
To support continuous engagement with and amongst partners and alumni of the long term training program in Germany - Managing Global Governance', the GIZ India office organizes an event each year. Keeping in view the changing architecture of the International Development Cooperation, the event in 2012 has been shaped in a conference titled: International Cooperation and Global Governance: Challenges & Road Map. The conference is being driven by the Alumni & Partner representatives and hosted at one of its partner institute.
Indo-German Strategic Dialogue on Building Global Security
16 Apr 2012
New Delhi
Inauguration of the Indo-German Strategic Dialogue on Building Global Security. Keynote address will be delivered by H.E. Ranjan Mathai, Foreign Secretary of India
“Information Exchange on Best Available Techniques in Different Industry Sectors”
23 Mar 2012
New Delhi
Best Available Technology (BAT) means the latest stage of development (state of the art) of processes, of facilities or of methods of operation which indicate the practical suitability of a particular measure/process for limiting pollutant discharges in industries. The European information exchange on best available techniques is considered to be an EU contribution to the global process initiated in 2002 at the World Summit on Sustainable Development.
For me and for everybody
12 Mar 2012
A public event in Varanasi to promote the role of youth in environmental issues. In partnership with BMU.
Increasing Effectiveness of Vocational Education in India and Germany
13 Feb 2012
New Delhi
The main objective of the workshop is to understand and assess the effectiveness of VET in India and Germany as well as to debate about the ways to seek improvements through cooperation with the German System of Vocational Education.
Loan Agreement worth Rs 700 crores between KfW and NCRPB
09 Feb 2012
New Delhi
To improve the environmental sustainability of fast-growing cities and urban spaces in India’s National Capital Region, the German Government-owned development bank KfW is signing a Loan Agreement worth Euro 100 million and a Grant Agreement for project development and capacity building of EUR 1 million with the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB).
Germany lead it or leave it?
25 Sep 2012
German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner replies to George Soros on why the idea of Germany taking ever more financial liabilities or leaving the Eurozone is flawed, in an Opinion piece published in The Financial Express on Tuesday, 25 September.
Chennai's German Connect!
23 Aug 2012
The contest will run online on Facebook, as well as at the venue of the Indo-German Urban Mela in each of the 5 cities.
Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle at the Urban Mela Bangalore
25 Jul 2012
The Indo-German Urban Mela got off to a successful start in Bangalore on June 22nd. The 10-day Mela was inaugurated by Dr. Guido Westerwelle, Federal Foreign Minister, Germany, ex-Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, along with Mr. Clas Neumann, Representative Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA) and Senior Vice President & Global Head SAP Labs.
Germany recognises 'citizen of the world' Zubin Mehta
24 Jul 2012
Zubin Mehta returned to his homeland to be felicitated by Germany, the land of musical legends and a continuing tradition in classical Western music. On Sunday, 22 July, Mehta was awarded with the German Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit by German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner.
Message from Federal President Joachim Gauck, patron of the Year of Germany in India
20 Jul 2012
A message from the President of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the history of an ancient civilization like India, 60 years is no more than a moment. Nonetheless, in the international community of today, six decades of diplomatic relations and close friendship are very gratifying, and worthy of special celebration.
German Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Guido Westerwelle visits India on June 22, 2012
21 Jun 2012
Recent developments in the Eurozone to figure prominently in talks with Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna.
Opening of the Indo-German Urban Mela in Mumbai
16 Apr 2012
Mumbai, April 13th, 2012: For the coming ten days, Mumbaikars have the chance to participate in a mela of a different kind. The Indo-German Urban Mela - a unique blend of technology, science, culture and entertainment - was inaugurated on April 13th, 2012 at Cross Maidan Garden. On until April 22nd, 2012 in Mumbai, this urban extravaganza is part of the celebrations titled “Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities” that commemorate 60 years of the establishment of Indo- German diplomatic ties.
Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit visits India, Brings the United Buddy Bears exhibition to Delhi
23 Mar 2012
During his visit, Mr. Wowereit will hold talks with the Chief Minister of Delhi Mrs. Sheila Dikshit, Lt. Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi Mr. Tejendra Khanna and the Minister for Urban Development Mr. Kamal Nath. In both cities—Delhi and Mumbai, Mr. Wowereit will open conferences on Infrastructure. He also brings the United Buddy Bears exhibition to Delhi The United Buddy Bears exhibition will be on display from 27 March to 11 May 2012.
Business delegation of the City of Stuttgart Visits India
18 Jan 2012
A high ranking business delegation from the city of Stuttgart, accompanied by the Mayor of Stuttgart, Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, is visiting India from 16th to 21st January 2012. The delegation will start their India tour from Delhi on the 16th and thereafter proceed to Ahmedabad and Pune. The visit will conclude in Mumbai on the 21st of January 2012.
Germany offers a lot
07 Oct 2011
Germany‘s fascination with India dates back centuries. Initially, the main focus was on studying the history, culture and language of the country. Despite the undisputed merits of German poets and authors like Heine, philosophers like Schlegel and indologists like Max Mueller, this altruistic approach is now a thing of the past. Since the year 2000, a strategic partnership has been in place between Germany and India. After her first visit in 2007, German Chancellor Merkel returned to India again in May 2011. The course was set for the further development of German-Indian relations during the first bilateral government consultations.