Monthly Archives: November 2010

J C Bose: The Scientist Who Proved That Plants Too Can Feel

Jagadish Chandra Bose (30 Nov.1858-23 Nov.1937) India released a commemorative stamp on the occasion of birth centenary of J C Bose in 1958. Physicist turned plant biologist Jagadish Chandra Bose was born  in Mymensingh, India (now in Bangladesh)During the years … Continue reading

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Astrological Signs -Presentation Packs(3)

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Stamp on C. Subramaniam

India Post released a commemorative stamp on C Subramaniam on 28th Nov. 2010.Chidambaram Subramaniam (commonly known as CS), was an Indian statesman (Freedom fighter,state minister,central minister and governor of state) . He was the man who ushered in an era of self-sufficiency … Continue reading

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Se-tenant Stamps of India-2001

By-Dr. Pradeep Jain India Post released 6 (six) Se-tenant stamps in the year 2001. Out of these stamps there are four (4 ) se-tenant stamps are based on the \”Panchtantra Tales Series Theme. The fifth (,5th) stamp is  on Konark Temple … Continue reading

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Astrological Signs-Presentation Folders (2)

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Who is a Philatelist?

The South India Philatelic Association on it\’s website defines clearly as who is a philatelist? Here is what it defines; \”The Phlatelist with the widest knowledge is the person who is able to accurately calssify within the narrowst limits the … Continue reading

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Meghdoot Postcard-Tobacco control

A Meghdoot Post Card was issued by National Tobacco Control Programme  in 2009.

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Papua New Guinea:New Stamps Featuring Spiders

Papua New Guinea (Post PNG Ltd) has released remarkable stamps on spiders. The spiders featured in these stamps are mostly found in Lufa district in the Eastern Highlands Province and are also common in tropical forest and grassland region throughout PNG. The spiders … Continue reading

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Astrological Signs-Presentation Packs(1)

India Post released 12 beautiful presentation Packs of stamps of Astrological signs released in 2010. Each pack contains one mint stamp. Price of each pack is 20 Rs.

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The Fate

Cartoon by-Sagar

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