Monthly Archives: September 2011

India:Stamp on The Trained Nurses Association of India Issued Today

India Post  today released a commemorative stamp on The Trained Nurses Association of India.The Association had its beginning in the Association of Nursing Superintendents which was founded in 1905, at Lucknow. The organisation was composed of nine European Nurses holding … Continue reading

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Poor Cancellation from Floating Post Office

Philatelist Er. H.K. Jain informed that he I received special covers of Floating P.O. instead of special covers issued in Leh philatelic exhibition,, Condition  and  position of cancellation on cover was disappointing and he  returned all covers to Nehru Park P.O Srinagar.

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Thailand:Queen Savang Vadhana stamps

The Thai Post has issued a set of stamps commemorating the 150th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Savang Vadhana.The daughter of King Mongkut and Queen Piyamawadee Sripatcharindara Mata was born on Wednesday, September 10th, 1862. She was involved in many … Continue reading

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Papua New Guniea will Issue Stamps on Water Falls

PNG Post will issue its 12th stamp set of year 2011 on waterfalls of the country.Selected Waterfalls that were featured on the postage stamps are -K1.05 – Kesesoru waterfall is located in Eastern Highlands Province.,K1.05 – Aerial view of the Mageni waterfall. … Continue reading

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Solheim Cup Stamp By Ireland

An Post issued a stamp to commemorate the Solheim Cup women’s golf competition being played in Ireland on 15th Sep 2011.The Solheim Cup is being staged at Killeen Castle, County Meath, from September 19–25. It is the highest profile international … Continue reading

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Italy:Stamp on Arch of Trajan

Italian Post has issued a  stamp in  \”Artistic and cultural heritage of Italy\” series on the Arch of Trajan. The Arch of Trajan is an ancient Roman triumphal arch in Benevento, southern Italy. It was erected to celebrate Emperor Trajan across … Continue reading

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Special Cover: Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital

By Raman Kumar Mandal Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital (AJEHPL) was established on 1st August 1990.The hospital is in a central location of Mumbai \” Wadala\”. \”A state-of-the-art center for Total Eye Care under one roof\” All eye disorders including the … Continue reading

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An Example of \” Management\” at CHINAR 2011

By Satya Narayan Pattnaik,Bargarh Orissa  I send money by emo to Sr. Post Master  srinagar GPO ,ordering my stamp sheets of my wife my son,and myself .sending passport size photo id proof and details of 17 types of sheets@150 per sheet total 51 sheets..They … Continue reading

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PETA Appeals for Vegetarian Stamps

India should be proud to be known as the birthplace of vegetarianism, says PETA. Just in time for Mahatma Gandhi\’s birthday (2nd October), World Vegetarian  Day (1st October) and Vegetarian Awareness Month (October), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) … Continue reading

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Living People to Appear on U.S. Stamps

For the first time, living people will be eligible to be honored on U.S. postage stamps. The U S Postal Service   announced Monday that it is ending its longstanding rule that stamps cannot feature people who are still alive and it’s asking the … Continue reading

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