Presentation of books οn Indo-Greek studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University

On the occasion of the Platinum Jubilee Birth Anniversary of Prof. U.P. Arora, a pioneer scholar on Indo-Greek Studies, the Greek Chair at the Jawaharlal Nehru University organized a felicitation event and the release of his latest book “Greek Sources on India: Alexander to Megasthenes“ On Tuesday 8th October 2019, 3:30 pmat JNU, Convention Center …

Shri Amrit Lugun appointed new Ambassador of India to Greece

श्री अमृत लुगुन होंगे ग्रीस में भारत के अगले राजदूत Senior diplomat Shri Amrit Lugun (IFS 1989) presently Additional Secretary (AS) Overseas Employments & Protectorate General of Emigrants (OE & PGE), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Greece.   Shri Amrit Lugun …

India increases e-visa’s duration to 5 years

The Indian Government has increased from September 2019, the maximum validity of e-tourist from existing 365 days to 5 years with multiple entries from the date of issue of the e-visa online. On e-tourist visa, continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 90 days. The cost of the e-visa has also been decreased considerably. To know the …

150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – Commemorative stamp series in Greece and Cyprus

Marking 150 years since the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, the Hellenic Post (ELTA) has issued a commemorative Illustrated Cover with Stamps & Postmark paying tribute to one of the world’s greatest apostles of peace and non-violence in the 20th century. The release of the commemorative stamp series took place on September 7, 2019, the inauguration …

PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis meets PM Modi on the sidelines of UNGA

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with his Indian counterpart  Narendra Modi soon after Modi’s address to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, September 27, 2019. The meeting reaffirmed the excellent relations between Greece and India while the two prime ministers noted that they represent the oldest (Greece) and the largest in terms of population …

Economiki Epitheorisi in the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair

India is the honored country at the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair, and on this occasion the Ambassador of India to Greece Ms. Shamma Jain gave an extensive interview to Ms. Lalela Chrysanthopoulou for the “Economiki Epitheorisi” magazine (Issue 986, September 2019). In her interview, the Ambassador describes the “New India” with the rapid economic and …

84th TIF – Bollywood Dance with Kaly Stasinou

The magic of Bollywood dance will come alive during the 84th TIF by Kalliopi Stasinou, with dance performances that will “take the audience on a trip” to beautiful India. Visitors will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the different versions of Bollywood dance, the dance of “Absolute Joy” as it is characterized, during this …

Iasonas Psarakis – Indian classical music with Sitar and Esraj

Saturday 14/9 at 20.30 – 22.30 Platonos Academy Park (entrance opposite the cafe, 140 Monastiriou str.) Iasonas returns from India to his favorite place to introduce us to the Indian classical music with sitar and esraj.We are waiting for you for a fascinating journey from the depths of the east to the backdrop of the …

“What we need to develop is a direct air link between our countries,” Hardeep Singh Puri

“Greece is a very important country. It is a member of the European Union, and has a strategic geographical location, ” said Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Hardeep Singh Puri to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, and stressed the need for a direct air link between Greece and India. “I realized that what we need …