A trip to North Pakistan – from Peshawar to Kalash

by Dimitra Stasinopoulou Travelling to North Pakistan, is an adventure in and of itself! It is a country blessed with abundant natural and historical riches. From breath-taking Himalayan mountain scenery, to rivers and forests, unique tribes, important archaeological sites, museums and very hospital people. Especially the north, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is a wild frontier. Only for visiting …

Interview of India’s State Minister of Agriculture Mr. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to AMP (in Greek)

Ο Υφυπουργού Γεωργίας της Ινδίας Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat παραχώρησε, κατά τη διάρκεια της επίσκεψής του στην Ελλάδα τον Απρίλιο του 2018,  μια συνέντευξη τύπου στον Δημήτρη Μάνωλη για το Αθηναϊκό – Μακεδονικό Πρακτορείο Ειδήσεων την οποία αναδημοσιεύουμε παρακάτω: Ποια είναι τα αποτελέσματα της διήμερης επίσκεψης και των συναντήσεων σας στην Ελλάδα; Η Ελλάδα και η Ινδία έχουν μακραίωνες …

Ganga Dussehra

Ganga Dussehra is a Hindu festival dedicated to Goddess Ganga. It is believed that Ganges, the most holy and sacred river in India, descended from heaven to earth on this day. Ganga Dussehra takes place on the  10th day (dashami) of the waxing moon of the Hindu lunar month Jyeshtha (May – June in Gregorian calendar). The festival celebration lasts ten …

President of India says “Knowledge alone holds the key to finding solutions to our problems”

Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of presentation of the 4th Visitor’s Award and meet of Vice-Chancellors of Central Universities (2 May 2018) Τhe Hon’ble President of India  Shri Ram Nath Kovind addressed the Vice-Chancellors of the Central Indian Universities at the Presidential Palace saying Research and …

Father Constantinos Parthenios and the Last Supper by Johann Zoffany in the St. John’s Church, Kolkata

Dimitrios Vassiliadis One of the most famous artworks now hanging on the walls of the St. John’s Church, Kolkata (Calcutta) is the painting of The Last Supper by the German neoclassical painter Johann Zoffany (1733 – 1810)  after Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece. Zoffany completed his Last Supper in 1787, but the painting that we see …

Easter or Resurrection Sunday

ईस्‍टर के पावन अवसर पर, सभी  ईसाई समुदाय के सदस्‍यों को बधाई। Easter or Resurrection Sunday is a Christian religious festival celebrating the resurrection of Lord Jesus Christ from the dead, which freed humanity from the bondage of death, sin, and evil. The Christian church transformed the Jewish Passover (Pascha in Greek), which commemorates the freeing of …

Hanuman Jayanti

हनुमान जयंती की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। Hanuman Jayanti is a Hindu religious festival that commemorates the birth of the Lord Shri Hanuman, the greatest devotee (bhakta) of Lord Rama. The festival is usually observed on the full moon day of the lunar month Chaitra (March – April in the Gregorian Calendar), but in the states of …

Mahavir Jayanti

महावीर जयंती के अवसर पर बधाई एवं शुभकामनाएं Mahavir Jayanti celebrates the birth of Mahavira, the twenty-fourth and last Tirthankara (enlightened teacher of the Jain dharma) and is the most important religious holiday in Jainism. The holiday is celebrated on the 13th day of the waxing (rising) half of the month of Caitra in Hindu calendar, which …