Germany’s Scholz arrives in India to ‘deepen’ ties
26 February 2023 | 4:49 pm
Talks between Chancellor Olaf Scholz and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are expected to focus on the Ukraine war and trade opportunities.
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In India, the wedding season in full swing and police are on high alert. Organised gangs have been infiltrating ceremonies and stealing jewelry, dresses, gifts and cash. These gangs often use minors to commit these crimes, causing several thousand euros worth of damage. The wedding industry represents 46 billion euros per year in India.
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