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India Bestows “Best Heritage Destination” Honor on Greece

Greece received the ''Best Heritage Destinations in the World'' Award at India's Best Awards at the recent  "IBA 2018" ceremony in Mumbai. The readers of the Indian travel magazine Travel+Leisure India and South Asia declared Greece as the top destination...

President of India Visits Greece, Hails Alexander the Great

President of India Ram Nath Kovind while visiting Greece earlier in the week praised the contribution of Alexander the Great to the history of his nation. "The most famous Greek to come to India was of course Alexander the Great....

Cretan Man Marries Indian Girlfriend in Bollywood-Style Wedding

Despite the marvelous Bollywood movies one can enjoy online, an Indian wedding is an unusual sight for a Greek. Apparently not so, though, for Leonidas Xylouris, a Cretan man who married his Indian sweetheart in her native country. Xylouris, son...

Greece and India Deepen Cooperation in Aviation, Energy and Trade

Greece and India agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation in a range of key areas including trade, investment and energy, and inked a pact for launching the first direct flight service between the two countries. Greek Foreign minister Nikos Kotzias and...

Indian Tourists Visiting Greece 100 pct up in 2017

The number of Indian tourists visiting Greece rose over 100 pct in 2017 compared to the previous year, Pranav Kapadia, founder and director of Mumbai-based Global Destinations said. In an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, he estimated that the...

Greek Island of Naxos Transformed for Bollywood Blockbuster Movie (photos)

Almost 200 people, singers, actors, dancers and production staff descended to the Aegean island of Naxos for the shooting of an upcoming Indian blockbuster movie. The picturesque Greek island was transformed for the needs of Bollywood production Tiger Zinda Hai....

Greek Yogurt Conquers India with Epigamia (video)

In India, the words ‘Greek yogurt’ are most often associated with Epigamia, the first Greek yogurt in India. Manufactured and distributed by its parent brand Drums Food (also behind the delicious Hokey Pokey ice creams) Epigamia is selling 2.5 million...

Indian Artist Akbar Padamsee Breaks Auction Records With His ‘Greek Landscape’

Contemporary Indian artist Akbar Padamsee's "Greek Landscape" - inspired by the beauty of cubism in Greek construction -  broke records at Saffronart's auction going under the hammer for Rs 19.19 crore, breaking his earlier record "Reclining Nude" set by Sotheby's in 2011. Padamsee is...

OECD: Greece Among Countries with Less Alcohol Consumption Per Capita

A recent OECD report revealed that Lithuania has the highest per capita consumption of alcoholic beverages. On the other hand, Greece, occupies one of the lowest positions on this list. Specifically, Greece ranked 32nd among the 44 countries classified...

How Much Gold Does Greece Have?

The World Gold Council published its latest report on the demand of gold and the quantities held by the 40 largest countries and institutions’ gold reserves. “Top-line demand was broadly neutral – down just 11t (1%) despite substantial underlying differences across...