Condolences for the death of the former President of India Pranab Mukherjee

India grieves the passing away of its former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee. His selfless service has left an indelible mark on the development of the Indian nation and democracy. Mukherjee’s decision to discontinue the use of the honorific ‘His Excellency’ shows the humility with which he served the country during his 5 decade long illustrious …

An event in the memory of late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji, former Prime Minister of India at ICCR headquarters

The event will be live-streamed on 16 August 2020 from 1100 am to 1130 am IST at ICCR’s FB, YouTube and Twitter pages given below https://www.facebook.com/ICCROfficialhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUO39Cx_FoYl5RL0HNsmU2Qhttps://twitter.com/iccr_delhi The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is organizing an event in the memory of late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji, former Prime Minister of India on 16 August, …

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 the Embassy 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 …

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 …