The Kalash People in Northern Pakistan

By Dimitra Stasinopoulou The ancient ethnic group of the Kalash people, live high in the remote mountains of Pakistan’s Hindu Kush (an extension of the Himalayas) deep in the valleys of Bumboret, Rumbur and Birir, near the inaccessible mountain border of Taliban-controlled zones of Afghanistan and more specifically in the greater area of Chitral valley, in …

Hellenistic Elements in the Sculptural and Terracotta Art of Mauryan Period

Vinay Kumar* Contacts with Greeks and Greek kingdoms were well established in the Mauryan period, as we find from many inscriptions of Ashoka. This contact with Greece and Hellenism began from the days of Chandragupta Maurya the founder of the Mauryan dynasty in the closing decades of the fourth century B.C.[1] Under such circumstances penetration …

Report on the Greek-Indian economic and trade relations

The Office for Economic and Commercial Affairs of the Embassyof Greece in New Delhi published its annual report onthe state of the Indian economy and the development of economic and trade relations between Greece and India in the year 2017. The reports includes general data on the Indian economy and the prevailing conditions in attracting international investments, …

Publication of studies on the sacred sites of Ganges

On the occasion of the scheduled ELINEPA’s cultural tour to some of the most important pilgrimage centers along the Ganges in Northern India, INDIKA published online two studies by Dr Rana P.B. Singh, Emeritus Professor of Cultural Geography & Heritage, Banaras Hindu University. The studies are available on the links below. THE GAṄGĀ RIVER: IMAGES, …

The echo of the international conference on Dimitrios Galanos

The International Conference “Demetrios Galanos and His Legacy: Indo-Greek scholarship 1790-2018” held in New Delhi and Varanasi in February 2018 attracted the interest of the Greek and Indian press, which published extensive reports for the leading Greek Indologist who became a symbol of the modern Greek-Indian cultural relations. Below we provide links to some original …

A Self Portrait of the University of Athens in Hindi

एथेंस राष्ट्रीय एवं कपोडीष्ट्रियन विश्वविद्यालय – एक आत्म चित्र A Self Portrait of the University of Athens has been translated into Hindi and is now available on the website of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), so that speakers of the national language of India can be informed in their own language about the history and …

Some forgotten Indians speak of the Great War

3rd year students of Evosmos 2nd High School, Thessaloniki The young students of the 2nd high school of Evosmos pleasantly surprised us by adding another chapter to Thessaloniki’s history and especially to that of the First World War where the capital of Macedonia played a leading role. Within the History course under the guidance of their teachers A. Diamantopoulou and D. …