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  • Germany, Portugal boost Euro 2016 qualifying hopes Yesterday

    Berlin: Traditional heavyweights Germany and Portugal earned important wins to boost their hopes of qualifying for the 2016 European Championship on Sunday, while Romania and Northern Ireland hold a big edge in their group after victories. Marco Reus and Thomas Mueller scored late in the first half to give Germany a...
  • Germany gets to know about 'Make in India', ahead of PM Modi's visit Yesterday

    Frankfurt: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Germany next month, a 'Make in India' fortnight was held near Frankfurt which included a series of events highlighting initiatives to make India a preferred investment destination. The Indian Consulate in Frankfurt, in close cooperation with the city authorities of Cologne, about...
  • Visit to France, Germany, Canada aimed at boosting economy: PM Modi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his upcoming visit to France, Germany and Canada was aimed at boosting India's economy and creating jobs. "My France, Germany & Canada visit is centred around supporting India's economic agenda & creating jobs for our youth," he tweeted ahead of his three-nation...
  • Germany will improve against Georgia, promises coach Loew 4 days ago

    Germany will be more focused when the World Cup winners take on Georgia in Tbilisi on Sunday for their Euro 2016 qualifier after a lacklustre performance in their 2-2 friendly draw against Australia on Wednesday. Coach Joachim Loew rested half a dozen key players, including Bastian Schweinsteiger, Manuel Neuer, Mats Hummels...
  • Sluggish Germany look to shake off World Cup hangover 5 days ago

    It's proving to be a long hangover for Germany after winning the World Cup in Brazil eight months ago. Injuries, retirements, and players being out of form are all taking their toll on Joachim Loew's side, which is laboring through its European Championship group as qualifying reaches its halfway point this...
  • Why Germanwings flight might have crashed over the Alps 5 days ago

    New York: Airplanes don't just fall out of the sky. The Germanwings plane that crashed on Tuesday in France was at the safest part of flight. Yet, something went horribly wrong, leading to the death of 150 passengers and crew. The first clue about what could have happened will be the...
  • Germany to get youth injection next season, says Loew 6 days ago

    Germany coach Joachim Loew will delay injecting fresh talent into his World Cup-winning squad until next season as they eye the next big international title, Euro 2016. Loew, who recently extended his contract until the 2018 World Cup, said on Tuesday he would not bring in new players for the next...
  • Manuel Neuer to miss friendly but will be fit for Georgia match 6 days ago

    Berlin: Germany keeper Manuel Neuer is out of Wednesday's friendly against Australia in Kaiserslautern with a knee problem but will be fit for the Euro 2016 qualifier in Georgia on Sunday. Coach Joachim Loew told reporters on Tuesday he did not want to risk his player's participation in the qualifier as...
  • Nuerburgring says no to German Grand Prix March 19, 2015

    The Nuerburgring circuit will not host the German Formula One Grand Prix this year, an official for the company said on Thursday after Hockenheim also ruled out the possibility. The Nuerburgring was scheduled to host the July 19 race under an alternation agreement with Hockenheim, which hosted last year's grand prix...
  • Will next week's solar eclipse turn off the lights in Germany? March 15, 2015

    Berlin: Will next week's partial solar eclipse turn off the lights in Germany? Experts say the country's electricity grid, which relies increasingly on renewable energy, faces a crucial test on the morning of March 20, when the moon will pass in front of the sun and block up to 82 percent...
  • German envoy rebukes professor for spurning Indian student over 'rape problem' March 11, 2015

    Berlin: Germany's ambassador to India has rebuked a German university professor for what he said was the rejection of an internship application from a male Indian student on grounds of India's "rape problem". The December 2012 rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman student on a bus prompted outraged protests across...
  • 'We have high expectations from Modi's Germany visit' March 10, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be traveling to Germany on his maiden visit to Europe after assuming the office. ...
  • Number of German tourist to India increased, still just a fraction of potential March 10, 2015

    At ITB in Berlin the 'Incredible India' campaign lured many Germans those are interested in India. As per survey the number of tourist have increased but it can go up if taken more initiatives. ...
  • German professor rejects Indian intern due to 'rape problem' March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: An Indian student's internship request was rejected by a professor in Germany citing "rape problem" in India, prompting a sharp reaction from the German envoy to India who condemned it saying India was not a "country of rapists". Professor Beck-Sickinger of Leipzig University in Free State of Saxony had...
  • France beat Germany to progress in Davis Cup March 7, 2015

    Frankfurt: France progressed to the Davis Cup quarterfinals with a comfortable 3-0 win over Germany following Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut's doubles victory on Saturday. The pair defeated Benjamin Becker and Andre Begemann 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 to give 2014 runner-up France an unassailable lead in the first round tie. The French took...
  • Seeking unity in the party, AAP global supporters launch social media campaign #UnitedAAP March 4, 2015

    Washington: With the rift in AAP deepening, non-resident Indian supporters of the party have appealed to its leadership to stand united and resolve all their differences peacefully. NRI AAP chapters across the world have launched a social media campaign #UnitedAAP, appealing for "reconciliation and togetherness" among party leadership. "We are...
  • Younger brother of Eden Hazard leaves Chelsea for Germany February 23, 2015

    London: The younger brother of Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has left the Premier League club and joined German team Borussia Moenchengladbach. The 21-year-old Thorgan Hazard didn't play a competitive match for Chelsea after signing in 2012 - in the same summer as Eden joined from Lille. Thorgan Hazard spent two full seasons...
  • Coimbatore to ink MoU with city in Germany February 16, 2015

    Coimbatore: Coimbatore would become the tenth city in the world to ink an MoU with Esslingen Am Necakr city in Germany to strengthen ties in different fields, a top official saidon Monday. Jurgen Zieger, Mayor of Esslingen am Neckar, said they had already signed MoUs with nine major cities across the...
  • PM Modi to visit Germany, France, China, Russia in coming months February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit four major countries- Germany, France, China and Russia- in coming months. Modi himself disclosed his plans to visit France in April when French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called on him on Thursday, telling him that he looked forward to the visit. The Prime Minister's...
  • Germany captain Carsten Arriens leaves Davis Cup squad February 4, 2015

    Frankfurt: Germany is looking for a new Davis Cup captain after the departure of Carsten Arriens, one month before a World Group match against France. Arriens and the German Tennis Federation officially parted ways by "mutual agreement", although the captain had clashed with new federation president Ulrich Klaus and Germany's top-ranked...
  • PM Modi to visit Germany in April January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Germany in April when India will be the partner country at the Hannover Fair. Conveying this to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble who called on him, Modi said he was looking forward to the visit to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel whom he...
  • Arson attack on German newspaper for reprinting Charlie Hebdo cartoons January 11, 2015

    Berlin: An arson attack took place on Sunday on a German newspaper in the northern port city of Hamburg that reprinted Prophet Mohammed cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo, police said. With security services on high alert after a killing spree in Paris by Islamic extremists, police in Hamburg...
  • Simona Halep survives tough opening match in Shenzhen Open January 5, 2015

    China: Top-seeded Simona Halep overcame 10 double faults and a tough challenge from Germany's Annika Beck to advance to the second round of the Shenzhen Open with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory on Monday. Halep, last year's French Open runner-up, was down a break in the deciding set before reeling off...
  • Germany aim to dominate for a decade: Coach Loew January 3, 2015

    Berlin: The fourth star on his players' shirts will always remind Joachim Loew of what happened in the summer of 2014. Despite his life-changing experience of winning the FIFA World Cup, the 54-year-old German head coach is a man who now has to learn how to deal with success. Loew knows...
  • Yearender 2014: The most striking events in the world of sports December 30, 2014

    From Brazil's tearful ouster from the football World Cup 2014 to Indian hockey's glory at the Asian Games, the year 2014 was a nothing short of a roller-coaster journey for world sports. Here's a recap of some of the most striking events in 2014 from the world of sports: Germany Football World...
  • Germany beat Pakistan 2-0 to lift Champions Trophy December 14, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Germany emerged victorious in the Hockey Champions Trophy, beating Pakistan 2-0 in a pulsating final at a packed Kalinga stadium on Sunday. Christopher Wesley (18th minute) and Florian Fuchs (56th) scored for Germany to lift the trophy for the 10th time. Germany had won the title for the last time...
  • Germany end Australia's dominance in Champions Trophy, seal place in final December 13, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Olympic champions Germany survived a spirited fightback to snap world champion Australia's five-time title run by eking out a hard-fought 3-2 win and enter the summit clash of the Hero Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Saturday. After a not-so-impressive pool outing, the Germans produced their best hockey when it...
  • Germany down England 2-0 to enter Champions Trophy semi-final December 11, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Olympic champions Germany produced a perfect game to beat England 2-0 in an all-European battle en route to their semi-final berth in the Hero Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here on Thursday. At the Kalinga Stadium, the Germans, who finished at the bottom in the pool stages, produce defensive master-class to...
  • Coaches unhappy with eight-team format in Champions Trophy December 10, 2014

    The new format of the men's Champions Trophy hockey competed by eight countries on Wednesday came in for criticism from the coaches of the participating teams who all feel that the current system was "unfair" and want to return to the old six-team format. Till 2010, six best teams of the...
  • England face Germany in first quarter-final of Champions Trophy December 10, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: In-form England will be aiming to maintain their momentum when they take on Germany in the first quarter-final of the Hockey Champions Trophy at the Kalinga Stadium on Thursday. England are very much in form, having won two of their three matches, staying unbeaten and collecting seven points on their...