Category Archives: Education

What is Aerophilately?

Aerophilately is the branch of philately   that specializes in the study of airmail.Philatelists have observed the development of  mail transport by air from its beginning, and all aspects of airmail service have been extensively studied and documented by specialists. The scope … Continue reading

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Medical Philately:Discovery of Anticoagulant Wrfarin

By Dr.Pradeep Jain  

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First flight Cover

First flight cover, also known by the acronym FFC, is mail that has been carried on an inaugural flight   of an airline, route, or aircraft, normally postmarked with the date of the flight often of the arrival destination proving it was … Continue reading

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What Is Postal stationery ? (3)

Wrappers The manufacture of wrappers for the sending of newspapers or periodicals began in the U.S. in 1861. The first wrappers were rectangular pieces of paper with gum to seal it on one end and an embossed envelope stamp or … Continue reading

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What Is Postal stationery ?(2)

Postal cards:Postal cards are postal stationery and have a printed or embossed indicium   and are sold by governmental  postal authorities. In the United States, they were first produced in 1873. Some of the forms taken by postal cards include the regular … Continue reading

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What Is Postal stationery? (1)

A piece of postal stationery is a stationery item, such as a stamped envelope,letter sheet,post card,letter card,air mail ,aerogram or wrapper,  with an imprinted stamp or inscription indicating that a specific rate of postage or related service has been prepaid. It does not, however, include … Continue reading

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Foreign Personalities on Indian Stamps: Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was the first foreigner appeared on any Indian stamp on 10th December 1963 when postal department issued a  commemorative postage stamp on  Universal declaration of human rights. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President … Continue reading

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Today is Doctor’s Day

“Medicines heal doubts as well as diseases.”- Karl Marx By Dr. Pradeep Jain Every year Doctor’s Day is celebrated in India on the 1st of July. This observance fulfills a need to show the doctors and physicians in our lives how important … Continue reading

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Champaran Indigo Boomed into Freedom Struggle

By Ganesh Prasad Chowdhary It was freedom war fought without any weapon under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi. Freedom was won without opening of gun fired. Many ideology played pivotal role in the long battle of independence movement, The armed … Continue reading

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Medical Philately:Roger Sperrey and Split Brain Function

By Dr.Pradeep Jain 

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