Monthly Archives: October 2010

A VERY SPECIAL COVER

By Raman Kumar Mandal Maharashtra and Goa circle of India Post released a special cover prepared by Manav Foundation on 6th Aug 2010. Cover issued to aware common people about problems of mentally sick persons.

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Rathyatra Miniature Sheets:Exclusive Exchange Offer For Philatelists

Sudhir Jain offers an interesting exchange opportunity for the readers of \”Phila-Mirror\” and all philatelists I understand that there are seven (07) types of “Rathyatra Miniature Sheets” issued until now. Philatelists must know that actually nine (09) miniature sheets had been printed … Continue reading

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The Deal

Contributed by noted Cartoonist-Sagar

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101st Birth Anniversary of Homi Jehangir Bhabha

Homi Jehangir Bhabha (30 Oct 1909-24 Jan 1966) Founded Tata Institute of Fundamental Research; was the first chairman of India\’s Atomic Energy Commission; was chairman of the first United Nations Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, held in … Continue reading

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Stamp On World Thrift Day

The World Thrift Day is being celebrated on 31st October of every year through out the world. In India 1985 onwards it is being celebrated on 30th October every year. India Post released a commemorative stamp on 31 Oct 1971.

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FDC-The Doon School from Dehradun

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How To Use Old First Day Covers To Enrich Mutual Thematic Collections

Phila-Mirror  recieved a letter from a Senior philatelist Mr. Hiren M.Zaveri from Surat. Beauty of this letter is that Mr. Hiren M. Zaveri used a very old first day cover (FDC) of  Wild Life Preservation of 7th  Oct 1963. He also … Continue reading

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New Stamp Released On Kranti Trivedi

India Post has released a commemorative stamp on Kranti Trivedi today. Kranti Trivedi was born on 28 th sep.1932 in Raipur(Chhattisgarh.). Her father was noted Indian freedom fighter and first chief minister of Madhya Pradesh (then known as Madhya Bharat), Pt. … Continue reading

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\”Cyrus The Great\”:Stamp

On 29th Oct.539BC,Cyrus the Great entered the city of Babylon and detained Nabonidus. India released a stamp on Charter of Cyrus on 12th Aug.1971. Cyrus the Great (ca.600 – 529 BCE) was a towering figure in the history of mankind. As … Continue reading

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Save Wildlife For Future

By Raman Kumar Mandal Pench National Park and  the  Tiger Reserve with its unique picturesque landscape and biological values , is indeed a priceless asset of the nation . It lies in the lap of Satpuda Mountains. It adjoins two … Continue reading

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