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50,000 evacuated in Germany over unexploded WWII bombs

German police on Sunday 7 may evacuated around 50,000 people in Germany over un-exploded WWII bombs Berlin, from the northern city of Hanover in one of the largest post-war operations to defuse World War II era bombs- the report of AFpResidents in a densely populated part of the city were ordered to leave their homes

10 Indians to join Poetry Festival in Germany

Mumbai: A group of 10 Indian poets will travel to Germany as part of an unique initiative ‘Poets Translating Poets’ as part of a two-year long literary project of Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai, an official said here on Tuesday. Thes ten Indians will be joined by poets from Pakistan and Sri Lanka who will travel

UCPMA delegation visits Eurobike 2016, in Friedrichshafen, Germany

Ludhiana: United Cycle&Parts Manufactures Association (UCPMA) delegation visited Eurobike 2016, in Friedrichshafen, Germany with Rajeev Jain, general secretary of UCPMA. The most high end and carbon made bicycle show. It has 1350 stalls of exhibitors from 48 countries, 40%of them are from abroad and has 100,000 square meter exhibition area. It has 12 halls and

Brazil enter men’s football final; to face Germany for title

Rio de Janeiro:  Brazil smashed Honduras 6-0 in the semi-finals and will play Germany in the final of the men’s football tournament at the Rio Olympic Games. Neymar earned the fastest goal in the Olympic history on Wednesday, enabling Brazil to get a chance to extract revenge against the Germans for their shocking 7-1 failure

Olympic football: Nigeria beat Denmark, to face Germany in semis

Salvador (Brazil): John Obi Mikel and Aminu Umar sent Denmark packing while getting Nigeria into the semi-finals of the Olympic men’s football tourney with a solid 2-0 victory that puts them on the road to a collision with Germany. Chelsea midfielder Obi Mikel grabbed the lead for Nigeria 16 minutes into the match at Fonte

Russia and Germany exchange views on Syria, Ukraine crises

Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier have exchanged views on Syria and Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. The two ministers spoke on phone and discussed the situation in Syria and international efforts to settle the country’s conflict, Xinhua news agency reported. The ministry said on Tuesday

India lost with an inch in Hockey, Germany won by 2-1

Another blow to India’s medal dream coming from Hockey where Germany defeated India by 2-1, game took a rough turn after India losing the penalty corner. Germany scoring the last goal at last seconds of game gave the hard defeat to

India up against reigning Olympic hockey champions Germany

Rio de Janerio: On a high after an impressive 3-2 win over Ireland in its campaign opener, India’s men’s hockey team will aim to keep the winning momentum intact against reigning Olympic champions Germany in a keenly anticipated match pool encounter here on Monday. Against heavyweights Germany, India held their nerve at the recent Champions

Germany down Austria 3-0 in under-19 European Championship

Berlin: Hosts Germany overcame Austria 3-0 by courtesy of two quick second-half goals at the last Group A game of under-19 European championship in Reutlingen. After two straight defeats, Germany on Sunday grabbed a 3-0 victory, thanks to the second-half goals from Phil Neumann, Cedric Teubert and Goekhan Guel, reports Xinhua. Germany controlled the proceedings

Too many things went wrong for Germany: Coach Loew

Marseille (France): Germany’s football team head coach Joachim Loew said that too many things went wrong for his side during the 0-2 defeat to France in the European Championship semi-final here. Antoine Griezmann was the hero for the hosts, as he on Thursday scored twice to secure a 2-0 victory over the reigning world champions

Striker Giroud says France want revenge on Germany

Paris: France striker Olivier Giroud said his team is keen for a revenge against rivals Germany after setting up a semi-final clash with the reigning world champions with a thrilling 5-2 victory over Iceland in the European football championship quarter-finals. Giroud scored a brace as Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann also got on

3rd suspect admits role in Gurudwara attack in Germany

Berlin: A third teenager, who was arrested in connection with the bombing of a gurudwara by Islamist militants in the German city of Essen, has admitted to the authorities that he was part of a group which carried out the terror attack, according to a media report. Tolga I, who is known in his circle

HP holding travel mart to promote tourism

Shimla: In a bid to attract more foreign and domestic tourists, the hill state of Himachal Pradesh is organising a three-day travel mart here from Friday. ‘Delegates from 10 countries, mainly from the tour and travel industry, have been invited to the ‘Himachal Travel Mart’,’Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Board vice chairman Vijai Singh Mankotia said

Centre should ask its embassy in Germany for immediate aid: DyCM

Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday condemned the explosion at a gurdwara in Germany’s western city of Essen and urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of safety of Sikhs and their religious places with the German government. “The news of a bomb attack on a gurdwara

3 injured in explosion at gurudwara in Germany 

Berlin: At least three persons, including a priest, have been injured in a “violent” explosion at a gurudwara in Germany’s western city of Essen.Eyewitnesses have spoken of “a kind of bomb” that exploded at the entrance of the gurudwara around 7 pm local time yesterday where a wedding had taken place.External Affairs Minitry spokesperson Vikas