Rabindranath Tagore and Bengali Literature

Muhammad Azizul Haque, Ambassador of Bangladesh in Greece Speech at the Celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of RabindranathTagore, organized by the Embassy of India, Athens, the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Municipality of Chalandri, Thursday, 22 March 2012 Your Excellency Mr. Tsewang Topden, Ambassador of India to Greece, Honorable Mayor of Chalandri …

Beyond Copenhagen: New Pathways to Sustainable Development

papandreou summit

Speech of the Prime Minister of Greece, Mr. Andreas Papandreou in Sustainable Development Summit 2010,  New Delhi “Ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much. I would like to thank the Energy and Resource Institute, Dr. Rajenda Pachauri and of course the IPCC for the work that you have been doing. Obviously in Copenhagen we had a …

IN THE TRACES OF BUDDHA: TRAVELING IN INDIA

Professor Karolos  Mitsakis   The historical and cultural relations between Greece and India go back to classical Antiquity. The first Greek author, who possibly had visited India and spoke about the “Indian country” (Ινδική χώρη) is Herodotus (490 –424 B.C.). Yet, the contacts between the Greeks and the Indians became closer and more essential only at the Age of Alexander the …

Farewell to H.E. Dr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan, Ambassador of India to Greece

Dr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan, Ambassador of India to Greece retired from his post at the end of September 2007 and returned back to his home in New Delhi. We are truly honoured to have worked with such a dedicated person to his duties. The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) has achieved many of her …