ANGELA MERKEL

  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 14, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports April 14, 2015

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • Both India and Germany should be permanent UNSC members: PM Modi in joint statement April 14, 2015

    Berlin: Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India and Germany will be successful in bringing the partnership between the two countries to a new level. Addressing the media jointly with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after their talks, Modi said, "We had widespread discussions about Indo-German relations. We will be...
  • Live: Modi assures German businessmen of favourable investment environment in India April 13, 2015

    On day 2 of his visit to Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel inaugurated Indian Pavillion at Hannover. Modi invited people from Germany to invest in India as part of his government's 'Make in India' campaign. He said, "The entire world is looking at India. Demography,...
  • Narendra Modi woos investors at Hannover Messe, seeks strong India-Germany ties April 12, 2015

    Hannover: Promising a stable business environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wooed German investors saying opportunities in India are "seamless" and huge for a vibrant economic partnership. Inaugurating the Hannover Messe, a business fair, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Prime Minister said India is working on a "predictable and...
  • PM Modi and his 'Make in India' lion pitch hard for investments April 12, 2015

    Hannover: The familiar lion-logo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" campaign was painted all over this German town, as he made a strong pitch to attract more foreign capital, especially in 25 identified sectors from automobiles to wellness. From large billboards at prime locales to trams and busses, all...
  • Modi meets German CEOs at business roundtable, outlines step to boost business ties with India April 12, 2015

    Hannover: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met top German business leaders in Hannover and told them about steps being taken by his government to ensure the ease of doing business in India. Modi, who reached Hannover in north Germany from Paris, held a roundtable meet with CEOs from leading German...
  • Yoga, folk dances, Indian innovation, manufacturing on display at Hannover April 12, 2015

    Hannover: India's soft power yoga, folk dances, music and cuisine will be showcased alongside portraying India as a design, innovation, manufacturing and export hub at the India pavilion at Hannover Messe trade fair. Everything is in readiness for the grand inauguration of the Indian pavilion on Monday by Prime Minister Narendra...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Germany in the second leg of his three-nation tour April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Germany after wrapping up his four-day trip to France on Sunday. Business and technology will be the focus of his engagements aimed at attracting participation in the 'Make in India' campaign. Modi will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and inaugurate the Hannover Fair,...
  • Modi to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany, inaugurate the Hannover Fair April 12, 2015

    While in Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel and inaugurate the Hannover Fair. Ahead of that what are the expectations of the business community? Here is Sanjay Suri talking to the head of Asia Pacific Business Friedolin Strack in Berlin. ...
  • Modi heads to Germany today; focus on business, technology to promote his 'Make in India' campaign April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: After wrapping up his four-day trip to France, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is heading to Germany on Sunday, where business and technology will be the focus of his engagements aimed at attracting participation in the 'Make in India' campaign. Modi will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and inaugurate the...
  • PM Modi, Merkel to inaugurate India's participation in Hannover Fair April 10, 2015

    Berlin: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will jointly inaugurate India's participation as 'partner nation' in the Hannover Fair besides holding in-depth talks during the Indian leader's first official visit to this country which begins on Sunday. Merkel will receive Modi when he arrives at the Hannover trade...
  • No survivors likely in Airbus crash in Alps, says French President Francois Hollande March 24, 2015

    Paris: French President Francois Hollande says no survivors are likely in the Alpine crash of a passenger jet carrying 148 people. The Germanwings passenger jet crashed on Tuesday in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, French officials said. Eric Ciotti, the head of the regional council,...
  • PM Modi, Amit Shah among top decision makers in 'Global Thinkers' list November 17, 2014

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as the top decision maker in a list of 100 global thinkers by a leading American foreign policy magazine. Modi is placed at the top followed by German Chancellor Angella Merkel and BJP President Amit Shah in the decision makers category of the...
  • Modi assures Merkel of looking into issue of scrapping of German language in Kendriya Vidyalayas November 16, 2014

    Brisbane: On the sidelines of the G-20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met many world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel where she raised the issue of German being scrapped in Kendriya Vidyalayas to be replaced by Sanskrit. The Prime Minister has promised to look into the issue. Merkel said they...
  • Waiting for your visit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel tells Modi November 16, 2014

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday had a much-anticipated bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of the G20 Summit. At the meeting, Merkel told Modi that "our relations are deepening...Waiting for your visit," according to tweets posted by the external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin. Just ahead of the...
  • Yearning for freedom brought down Berlin Wall, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel November 9, 2014

    Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday an irrepressible yearning for freedom brought the Berlin Wall tumbling down 25 years ago and called it a "miracle" that the Cold War barrier was breached without a shot being fired. Speaking on the eve of Sunday's celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary...
  • Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall's fall November 9, 2014

    Berlin: Germany on Sunday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the start of the country's emergence as the major power at the heart of Europe. A 15-kilometer (nine-mile) chain of lighted balloons along the former border will...
  • ISIS poses major threat to global security: Angela Merkel October 4, 2014

    Berlin: Warning that Islamic State in Iraq and Syria posed a major threat to global security, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called upon the nations around the world to join the fight against the militant group. "To stand up against the IS terror is in the interest of the entire world,...
  • Merkel leads Berlin rally against antiSemitism September 14, 2014

    Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel has led a rally against antiSemitism, telling thousands of people in Berlin that Jewish life is part of Germany's identity. Germany's Jewish community organized Sunday's rally at the capital's Brandenburg Gate after tensions over the Gaza conflict spilled over into demonstrations in Europe that saw antiJewish slogans...
  • Merkel : Germany no place for antiSemitism September 6, 2014

    Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the country's citizens to attend a rally against antiSemitism next week in Berlin where she will be speaking. Merkel said on Saturday that she will do everything possible to make sure antiSemitism has no chance in Germany. Her remarks came after recent protests in...
  • Russia responsible for violence in eastern Ukraine: Obama August 29, 2014

    Washington: Blaming Russia for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, US president Barack Obama has said that Moscow was deliberately and repeatedly violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. "If there was ever any doubt, that Russia is responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine. The violence is encouraged by...
  • German MP charged over child porn allegations July 17, 2014

    Berlin: A German lawmaker who resigned earlier this year is now facing criminal charges for allegedly downloading child pornography onto his work computer, prosecutors said on Thursday. The prosecutor's office in the northern city of Hanover said that it had charged Sebastian Edathy, a former highflying member of parliament known...
  • Vladimir Putin chatted with Angela Merkel, David Beckham hugged Pele: Stars of politics, music, sports came together at World Cup final July 14, 2014

    Rio De Janerio: Vladimir Putin chatted with Angela Merkel, and David Beckham hugged Pele at the World Cup final on Sunday. Tom Brady looked on from the VIP seats when his wife Gisele Bundchen brought the trophy on the field before the game. Mick Jagger and LeBron James were also in the...
  • US spying allegations are serious, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel July 7, 2014

    Beijing: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday allegations that a German man worked as a double agent for US intelligence were serious and, if true, were a clear contradiction of what cooperation between partners is supposed to be about. The case risks further straining ties with Washington, which have been...
  • Angela Merkel pledges support for Ukraine's development June 6, 2014

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Ukrainian presidentelect Petro Poroshenko and pledged support for Ukraine's future development, media reported on Friday. Speaking at a joint press conference with visiting Poroshenko, Merkel praised the "fair and free election" held at the last month in Ukraine, saying it was a "panUkrainian poll" which was...
  • Manmohan Singh sends farewell letters to world leaders May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: As he prepares to demit office, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has written farewell letters to leaders of various countries, including US President Barack Obama, former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Singh, who also wrote to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has generally conveyed his thanks to...
  • Obama calls Merkel to discuss Ukraine February 21, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Friday called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the fast deteriorating situation in Ukraine, as both the European Union and America ramped up the pressure on the Ukrainian government. "They agreed that it is critical that the United States, Germany and the European Union continue...
  • Germany: Indianorigin exMP denies wrongdoing in pornography case February 17, 2014

    Berlin: Indianorigin former German lawmaker facing probe for allegedly possessing child pornography has denied any wrongdoing and said he intends to initiate legal proceedings against the state prosecutor's office for spreading "false information" and "unjustly harassing" him. Sebastian Edathy, 44, said that he received no warnings about an impending investigation...
  • Obama tells Merkel, Germans he will not wiretap January 19, 2014

    Berlin: US President Barack Obama told Germans and their leader on Saturday he would not let intelligence work damage relations, and differences of opinion between the two countries was no reason to wiretap. In a rare interview on German TV, Obama set out to mend ties frayed last year by media...