Congratulations to Shri Ram Karan Verma for his appointment as the next Ambassador of India to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The chairman and the BoD of the ELINEPA and GIBA would like to congratulate our good friend and former first secretary of India to Greece Shri Ram Karan Verma for his appointment as the next Ambassador of India to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Shri Ram Karan Verma (YOA : 2007) is presently Director in …

Some Greek–related publications of the Greek Club Kyklos in Kolkata

By Ujjal Ghosh* The “Greek Club KYKLOS” was founded in 1988 by the renowned polyglot linguist Asit Chakraborty (1935-2003) and a few other friends of the Greek civilization in Kolkata. Since then the Club has increased in numbers and provides regular Greek language courses every Monday evening at its premises (Lokenath Apartment, 74A, Nagendra Nath …

Modern Greek Language Studies at the Vellore Institute of Technology (Tamil Nadu)

The teaching of the Modern Greek language was introduced for first time in December 2019 in the Department of Languages, School of Social Sciences and Languages at VIT Vellore. Now the Greek language is being taught alongside with several other European languages such as French, German, Spanish, Italian and Eastern languages such as Arabic, Chinese, …

Scholarships for Yoga, Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy in Indian institutions – 2020-21

The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi is offering AYUSH scholarships to foreign nationals for studying undergraduate, post graduate and Ph.D courses related to Yoga, Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy in Indian universities/institutes/ colleges. The applications will be accepted online only through the portal http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in/ Greek applicants are required also to send an …

A study on Demetrios Galanos in Pustak Bharati Research Journal, Toronto-Canada

The latest issue (Jan. – Jun. 2020) of the Research Journal Pustak Bharati  (ISSN 2562-6086) has pulished a research paper entitled “Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) The First Greek Indologist” by Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis. This unique tri-monthly, bilingual (Hindi and English) research oriented e-journal is published by the Editorial Committee of the Pustak Bharati, Toronto, Canada, for …

Agreement for the publication in the Greek language of the “Unfinished Memoirs” of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

This year Bangladesh celebrates the 100th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. To honor this auspicious occasion it was decided that the “Unfinished Memoirs” by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman should be translated and published in the Greek language. The relevant agreement thereon was signed on June 25, 2020 by H.E. …

LAIKINDIA – Uniting the Indian with the Greek Music

The musical band LAIKINDIA, inspired by the Greek hindi-style songs of the 60’s, presents a repertoire of 10 songs with simultaneous performance in Greek and Hindi in 3 concerts organized in Athens. Friday, July 3, 2020 at 21.00 : Cobra High, Metro Fix Syngrou (free contribution) Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 21.00: Perperouna , Plato …