GIBA’s participation in the 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum

The President of ELINEPA Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis and the Film Producer and Director James Mimikos represented the Greek Indian Business Association (GIBA) in the 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum “Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility. Pillars for Sustainable Development” that took place on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at Hilton Athens Hotel.    During the forum, …

India: Brief History of a Civilization

by Thomas R. Trautmann Translated into Greek by Maria Papailiadi Greek title “Ινδία: σύντομη ιστορία ενός μεγάλου πολιτισμού” Book release on Monday, June 24, 2019 Series | ο κοινός λόγος ISBN 978-960-524-548-1, size 14×21 cm., 400 pages, price 16 euro  Η σύγχρονη Ινδία είναι μια ανερχόμενη οικονομική και στρατιωτική δύναμη που η εμβέλειά της ξεπερνά τα γεωγραφικά …

Tagore-Nazrul Birth Anniversary Celebration 2019

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Athens organized a special cultural event to celebrate the 158th birth anniversary of the world poet Rabindranath Tagore and the 120th birth anniversary of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The event took place on 22nd June 2019, at 18:00 pm, at the premises of the Embassy of Bangladesh and was attended by …

‘Yoga is above religion, caste, color, gender, and region’, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday 21 June 2019 led a mass session of exercise and meditation in Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi as millions across the country and the world celebrated the fifth edition of the International Yoga Day. As he stressed on the importance of yoga, the Prime Minister said the physical and spiritual discipline …

“Nurturers of Buddhism” by Renu Shukla,

Renu Shukla, Nurturers of Buddhism, (Disha International Publishing House), Greater Noida, India, 2019. In its long history, India has maintained its plurality and peaceful relations with other societies. The policy of peaceful-coexistence and inculcation of the free spirit of universal brotherhood has shaped the Indian mind. Remarkable examples of religious tolerance and urge for the …

Τhe famine and after it – Nagarjun

अकाल और उसके बाद / नागार्जुन akaal aur usake baad / naagaarjun Poem by Nagarjun* Translation: Dimitrios Vassiliadis कई दिनों तक चूल्हा रोया, चक्की रही उदास kaii dinon tak choolhaa royaa, chakkii rahii udaas  For many days the oven was crying, the mill was sad कई दिनों तक कानी कुतिया सोई उनके पास kaii dinon tak …

Celebration of the International Day of Yoga 2019 in Greece and Cyprus

On the occasion of the celebration of the 5th International Day of Yoga, the Hellenic Yoga Association, the LIght of Yoga and the Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Nea Smyrni are organizing with the support of the Embassy of India an open yoga seminar on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at the Nea Smyrni Park. …

Schengen visa applications in India raised by 16%, according to stats

During 2017, Schengen embassies located in India collected a record number of 920,699 uniform visa applications, up by 16% compared to the previous year, says VisaGuide.World. Schengen visa applications reached record levels in 2017, counting over than 16 million. Indians were clearly one of the largest population of all Schengen visa applicants. The latest statistics …