Germany: News

28 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Exploring vegetarian cuisine in Germany

If you are traveling to Germany and happen to be a vegetarian, finding some authentic and delicious German food won't be a daunting task for you.

11 Sep 2023


German economy to contract in 2023, predicts European Commission

The European Commission forecasts a 0.4% contraction in Germany's economy in 2023, citing high inflation due to factors such as the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

11 Jul 2023

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

'Absurd': Zelenskyy slams NATO for delay in Ukraine membership

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday slammed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for not setting a timeline for Ukraine to join the military alliance.

24 Jun 2023

Vladimir Putin

'Russia will have new president soon,' says mercenary Wagner Group

Russia's powerful mercenary group Wagner on Saturday reportedly said that Russian President Vladimir Putin "made the wrong choice" during his latest speech, claiming the country will soon have a new premier.

17 Jun 2023


'Extremely rare' 3,000-year-old sword unearthed in Germany

A bronze sword believed to be from the 14th century BC has been unearthed in Germany, Associated Press reported.

01 Jun 2023


Hitler's pencil gifted by lover on auction from June 6

An intriguing artifact from Hitler's history - a pencil gifted by his long-term lover Eva Braun on his 52nd birthday in 1941, four years before he died by suicide - will be auctioned.

Germany enters recession after a second consecutive GDP contraction

Germany, the biggest economy in Europe, shrunk in the first quarter of 2023 compared to the previous three months. The gross domestic product (GDP) fell 0.3%, thereby marking the country's entry into recession.

05 Apr 2023


Disney+ greenlights German Original, 'Pauline': Details

Disney+ has hit its cruising speed in unveiling new series in foreign languages.

30 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

After US, Germany reacts to Rahul Gandhi's Lok Sabha disqualification

Germany on Wednesday reacted to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's conviction in a 2019 defamation case and his Lok Sabha disqualification, stating that "standards of judicial independence and fundamental democratic principles" should be applied in this case.

10 Mar 2023


Indian couple fights for 3-year-old daughter's custody from German government

An Indian couple is fighting against German authorities for the custody of their three-year-old daughter who was taken away by the country's child protection services in September 2021 after suspecting sexual abuse and later ruling them unfit for parenting.

10 Mar 2023


Germany: 7 killed in shooting in Hamburg, gunman suspected dead

A deadly shooting left at least seven people dead and several others wounded at a Jehovah's Witnesses hall in Germany's second-largest city of Hamburg on Thursday at around 9 pm (local time).

05 Mar 2023


Iran: Schoolgirls fall sick; poisoning by extremist groups suspected

Iran is facing a new challenge as hundreds of schoolgirls in a dozen cities have been hospitalized due to an "unexplained illness."

03 Mar 2023


China's workforce fell by 41 million in 3 years: Report

China's working population has fallen by over 41 million people in the past three years, the country's statistics bureau said on Thursday.

25 Feb 2023


German Chancellor Scholz begins India visit; Ukraine, trade on agenda

Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz kickstarted his two-day visit to India on Saturday.

23 Feb 2023

Travel And Tourism

Common tourist mistakes to avoid in Germany

Germany has a rich cultural heritage, and as a traveler in Germany, you should be aware of social etiquette rules to show respect for the locals and their customs.

20 Feb 2023

S Jaishankar

German Chancellor Scholz quotes S Jaishankar's viral 'European mindset' remark

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz quoted External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar's viral "European mindset" remark at the now-concluded Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Sunday.

17 Feb 2023


National Cabbage Day: 5 cabbage recipes from around the world

Observed on February 17 every year, National Cabbage Day celebrates the healthy and delightful vegetable that comes packed with vitamin C, protein, fiber, and potassium.

15 Feb 2023


Lufthansa flights delayed and canceled due to major IT outage

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa's flights were delayed and canceled due to a major IT outage on Wednesday.

26 Jan 2023


Software giant SAP to cut 3,000 jobs amid profit slump

German software giant SAP has joined the ranks of tech companies to lay off employees this year. The firm announced that it plans to axe 3,000 staffers or about 2.5% of its global workforce.

15 Dec 2022

Christmas Day

5 traditional Christmas dishes from around the world

December is not only the month to indulge in good food, go for exciting vacations, and sip on delicious hot chocolate but it is also the time for Christmas celebrations where you get to spend time with your loved ones at the dinner table over endless chitchats.

02 Dec 2022


BMW M3 Touring previewed with several M Performance gear

BMW is set to snatch the Essen Motor Show 2022 in Germany this year by bringing a plethora of laboriously upgraded M series cars.

22 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

You just can't return from Germany without these 5 souvenirs

Germany has all the makings of becoming the travel destination of your dreams.

02 Sep 2022


Delhi Airport: 700 stranded as Lufthansa cancels flights to Germany

Chaos ensued at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi with over 700 people stranded due to German carrier Lufthansa canceling 800 flights worldwide on Friday.

01 Sep 2022


The 5 most expensive cruises offering world-class services

If you are planning to indulge in a world-class luxury experience while spending magical moments in the water admiring the blue ocean, then book a lavish cruise with superlative amenities.

23 Aug 2022

Travel And Tourism

Check out these 5 unique hotels to stay in Germany

Germany combines an old-world charm with the beauty of modern cities, making it a must-visit destination.

03 Aug 2022


5 scholarships for Indians students in Germany

Germany is a great option for students wishing to go abroad for their graduate or postgraduate studies. The country is not only beautiful but also has a thriving economy with a great culture.

26 Jul 2022


Woman earns over Rs. 67,000 per month by chewing gum

Imagine stuffing your face with a bunch of chewing gums to earn a living. Sounds ridiculous, right? But someone, in a far-away country, is making it work.

18 Jul 2022


Google celebrates pioneer of electronic music Oscar Sala's 112th birthday

If you are a music lover then you must have heard of Oscar Sala, the pioneer of electronic music.

15 Jul 2022


Visiting Denmark? Check out these amazing national parks

Located in northern Europe, Denmark is well-known for its rich history, culture, traditions, and heritage.

10 Jul 2022


Ukraine sacks its envoys to India, Germany, three other countries

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy fired Kyiv's ambassadors to India, Germany, Norway, the Czech Republic, and Hungary on Saturday.

24 Jun 2022


5 best national parks to visit in Germany

Located in Western Europe, Germany combines the old world charm and the modern urban beauty of cities which makes it quite popular among tourists.

23 Jun 2022

Travel And Tourism

Woman reveals her secret to traveling to 70 countries

Have you ever wondered how some people can afford to travel around the world?

22 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to visit Germany, UAE next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-day visit to Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) beginning Sunday.

15 Jun 2022


5 must-visit places in Germany

If you're planning to visit Germany this summer, you must be ready with a plan and a guidebook of what to find where, which places to visit, what to do, and how to go by.

13 Jun 2022


5 best national parks to visit in Belgium

Located in western Europe, Belgium is the perfect place for those who want to be amidst nature and the diverse settings of rich wetlands, and dense forests.

03 May 2022

Narendra Modi

Peace, talks only solution to Russia-Ukraine war: Modi in Berlin

PM Narendra Modi on Monday said there will be no "victorious party" in the Russia-Ukraine war, and peace and talks are the only solution.

02 May 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi arrives in Berlin as part of Europe tour

PM Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Berlin, Germany, the first stop on his three-day, three-nation tour to Europe. It also marks his first international tour in 2022.

01 May 2022

Emmanuel Macron

Marathon meetings for PM Modi on Europe tour from Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Germany, Denmark, and France from Monday (May 2) to Wednesday (May 4).

25 Apr 2022


PM Modi to meet France's Emmanuel Macron during Europe tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to meet the freshly re-elected French President Emmanuel Macron during his upcoming Europe tour from May 2 to 6.

08 Jan 2022


German teacher, who killed man and ate his genitals, convicted

A court in Germany has convicted a former teacher of murdering a man, cutting up his body, and eating parts of it.

28 Dec 2021


5 perfect campsites in Europe

Europe is a culturally rich continent and a popular tourist destination.

28 Dec 2021


SFJ member Multani arrested in Germany over Ludhiana court blast

The police in Germany have reportedly arrested Jaswinder Singh Multani, a prominent member of the banned outfit Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), for his alleged involvement in a blast in a Ludhiana court last week.

14 Sep 2021


Olympic medal is just the beginning: Hockey forward Shamsher Singh

Forward Shamsher Singh said that winning the Olympic bronze medal was just ticking off one box in the new beginning for the Indian men's hockey team, which aspires to be the world number one side.

23 Aug 2021


Afghan soldier killed in gunfight at Kabul airport; 3 injured

One Afghan security personnel was killed while three others were injured in a firefight with unidentified gunmen at the Kabul airport on Monday, Germany's military said.

02 Aug 2021


Berlin protesters decry coronavirus measures; 600 detained

Thousands turned out in Berlin to protest the German Government's anti-coronavirus measures despite a ban on the gatherings, leading to clashes with the police and the detention of some 600 protesters.

16 Jul 2021


Over 40 dead, dozens missing as severe floods strike Europe

More than 40 people have died and dozens were missing on Thursday in Germany and Belgium as heavy flooding turned streams and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars and caused houses to collapse.

23 Apr 2021

Defence Ministry

Defense ministry to airlift 23 oxygen generation plants from Germany

The defense ministry has decided to airlift 23 mobile oxygen generation plants from Germany as several states reeled under an acute shortage of medical oxygen due to a massive surge in coronavirus cases, officials said Friday.

15 Apr 2021


New WhatsApp privacy policy could face intervention from German regulators

The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Johannes Casper, has opened proceedings to stop WhatsApp from implementing a controversial privacy policy that allows it to share user data with Facebook.

31 Mar 2021

Angela Merkel

Germany halts AstraZeneca vaccine use for under-60s over clot fears

Germany will allow general use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine only for people aged above 60 years, imposing restrictions on younger people taking the jab after several severe cases of blood clots were reported, the German government said on Tuesday.

22 Mar 2021

Indian Diaspora

Indians in Germany will make India proud on March 14

Indians living in the state of Hessen in Germany, for the first time in the state's political history, are actively participating in the upcoming state elections on March 14, 2021. It is a historical moment for India.

22 Mar 2021


Amid rising coronavirus cases, anti-lockdown protests hit Europe

Protesters in several parts of Europe clashed with police and raised their voices against lockdown, over the weekend, amid rising coronavirus cases in the continent.

06 Feb 2021


95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp secretary charged over 10,000 murders

A 95-year-old woman, a former secretary at the Stutthof Nazi concentration camp, has been charged with complicity in murders of as many as 10,000 people, said German prosecutors on Friday.

10 Jan 2021

North America

Despite pandemic, over two million Mercedes-Benz cars sold in 2020

In a proud moment for Mercedes-Benz, the company sold over two million cars for the fifth consecutive year in 2020, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

23 Dec 2020

United Nations (UN)

'Good riddance,' says China as Germany exits UN Security Council

"Good riddance, Ambassador Heusgen." That is what China's deputy United Nations envoy, Geng Shuang, said to Germany's ambassador as the latter completed a two-year term on the UN Security Council.

17 Dec 2020


Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid SUV makes global debut: Details here

German automaker Volkswagen has launched its Tiguan eHybrid SUV in the international markets. It is offered in three variants: Life, Elegance, and R-Line.

16 Dec 2020


Germany introduces new restrictions as COVID-19 deaths hit record high

On Wednesday, Germany entered a strict lockdown as the number of coronavirus infections has surged again in the European nation.

07 Dec 2020


New benchmark: FDI equity inflows cross $500 billion in India

In a development that shows India has emerged as a safe investment destination, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) equity inflows crossed the $500 billion benchmark, reports PTI. Between April 2000 and September 2020, the country's inflows were recorded at $500.12 billion.

07 Oct 2020


In 14 countries, most people have unfavorable views toward China

China no longer evokes emotions of goodwill, at least among 14 advanced countries, that were surveyed by the US-based Pew Research Center. The findings of the research, published on Tuesday, showed China's unpopularity has reached historic highs in the last year.

01 Oct 2020


Audi unveils limited-edition R8 Green Hell supercar: Details here

Audi has unveiled a limited-edition model of its R8 LMS GT car, called R8 Green Hell.

20 Sep 2020


Germany: Cyber attack on a hospital leaves a patient dead

In a major shocker, a woman has reportedly died due to a ransomware attack in Germany.

04 Sep 2020


Pounded by coronavirus pandemic, Europe's largest brothel files for bankruptcy

Europe's largest brothel has become the latest victim of COVID-19, the disease which has shattered economies, killed thousands and sickened millions.

01 Sep 2020


Samsung Galaxy M51 will be launched on September 10

Samsung's rival to the much-hyped OnePlus Nord, the Galaxy M51, will be launched in India on September 10, the company has confirmed.

31 Aug 2020


Samsung Galaxy M51, with 7,000mAh battery and quad cameras, launched

Expanding its range of mid-range smartphones, Samsung has launched the Galaxy M51 in Germany.

27 May 2020


Motorola G Pro, with integrated stylus, triple cameras, goes official

Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched its budget-friendly smartphone, the Moto G Pro, in Germany. The handset comes as a rebranded version of the Moto G Stylus that went official in February.

23 Mar 2020


Despite coronavirus pandemic, people worldwide refuse to stay indoors

Around the world, the coronavirus outbreak has compelled authorities to impose strict regulations advising social distancing and urging people to stay indoors.

24 Dec 2019


IIT-Madras' German student made Nazi reference during CAA protest; deported

A German student, studying at IIT-Madras, was asked to leave India after he took part in protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), multiple reports said.

24 Dec 2019

Real Madrid

Famous football tricks and players who invented them

Football is one of the most followed sports and it brings joy to millions of fans around the globe.

23 Dec 2019


After 2.5 years, missing teenager found from suspected pedophile's closet

A German teenager, who went missing over two years ago, was found on Friday from the closet of a suspected pedophile.

05 Dec 2019

Sri Lanka

Best travel destinations around the world for vegans and vegetarians

Whether for health reasons or for the love of environment, a lot of people are switching to a plant-based or vegan diet, by cutting out all the meat and animal-related products.

01 Nov 2019

Narendra Modi

Angela Merkel arrives in India, meets PM at Rashtrapati Bhavan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in New Delhi on Thursday night for a two-day visit, and on Friday morning she was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan.