Rome, 7 December 2020 – In the face of a looming food crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Germany has committed funds to the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to help ensure small-scale farmers can continue growing food…
German start-up in global demand with anti-virus escalators
Tanja Nickel and Katharina Obladen were still in high school when they patented an idea to disinfect escalator handrails using UV light.
German SMEs downbeat about economic situation next year
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Germany are “extremely pessimistic” about the country’s overall economic situation in 2020, showed a survey published by the German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW) on Monday.
Climate activists invade east German coal mines in protest
LEIPZIG, GERMANY, DECEMBER 01, 2019 (AP/UNB) – Climate activists protested at open-pit coal mines in eastern Germany, pouring onto the premises to urge the government to immediately halt the use of coal to produce electricity.
The German impasse
by Adam Tooze on 12th November 2019 Adam Tooze dissects how the macroeconomic policy discourse is disabling necessary German, and European, steps forward. The autumn of 2019 is a moment of anniversaries. The 30th anniversary of German unification has garnered…
German car makers invited to set up assembly plants in BD
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has invited the German car manufacturers like Mercedes, BMW and Volkswagen to set up their assembly plants at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpanagar in Chattogram.
German Co. Ib vogt tie-up wins 50-MW solar project in BD
October 3 – A tie-up of German solar developer Ib vogt GmbH and AG Agro Industries Ltd has won a competitive tender process for the construction of a 50-MW grid-connected solar park in Bangladesh, it was announced on Wednesday.
German aerial artist ties knot hanging on high-wire
Everyone dreams of a unique wedding to make their D-Day a memorable one. But German aerial artist Anna Traber took things to a whole new level after she tied the knot with her partner Sven Lier at a ceremony, literally…
German record label releases Bangladeshi music video
Entertainment Desk Majestic Casual Records, a German record label known as a pioneer in the indie music world, released a Bangladeshi music video, titled Easier, on its official YouTube channel on June 20. The hyped music video has created a…
Ankhi Alamgir, Shwapnil Shojib ready for German gig
Culture Desk To commemorate the new Bengali year Ankhi Alamgir is heading for Germany on an invitation of Desh Sangskritik Goshthi, Germany. The Gig is scheduled to be held on April 27 at the hall of fame of Frankfurt am…
Humayun Azad murder case: No to German physician’s testimony
Dhaka, March 21 – A Dhaka court on Thursday disallowed German physician Gabriel Peterson from testifying in the Dr Humayun Azad murder case. The Fourth Additional Metropolitan Sessions’ Judge of Dhaka, Maksuda Pervin rejected the plea of accused Mizanur Rahman.…
German WW1 sub emerges off French coast
The wreck of a World War One German submarine is gradually resurfacing on a beach in northern French after decades of being buried in the sand. Shifting sand off Wissant, near Calais, is exposing the remains of the UC-61 which…
Personal data hack of 100s of German politicians, celebs
Twitter suspended on Friday an account that posted links to sensitive personal data and documents stolen by hackers from hundreds of German public figures and politicians — from every political party but the far-right Alternative for Germany.
German ex-nurse admits killing 100 patients
A former nurse in Germany has admitted murdering 100 patients during the first day of his trial, making him one of the world’s most prolific serial killers. Detectives say Niels Högel, 41, administered fatal doses of medication to the people…
Mahlke wins 2018 German Book Prize
Inger-Maria Mahlke has won the German Book Prize for 2018 for her novel Archipel, (Archipelago). The novel tells the story of three families on the Canary Island of Tenerife from different social classes in Franco-era Spain. Mahlke’s mother is from…