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India Post Issued Stamps on Telugu Saints and Poets

India Post has released a set of three stamps on poets and saints of Andhra Pradesh  on 26th April 2017. Atukuri Molla (1440–1530) was a  Telugu poet who authored the Telugu-language Ramayana  . Identified by her caste, she was popularly known as … Continue reading

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Singapore is Issuing Stamps on Kingfishers

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector  Group ArGe Zoologie The stamps will be released on 26th April 2017. 1st local: Black-capped Kingfisher (Halcyon pileata),70 cent: Blue -Eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting) ,90 cent: Black Backed Kingfisher(Ceyx erithaca),$ … Continue reading

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Stamp and MS Issued on Bharat Ratna Bhimrao Ambedkar Institute of Telecom Training

India Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp (denomination 15 Rs.) and a miniature sheet on Bharat Ratna Bhimrao Ambedkar Institute of Telecom Training Jabalpur. Instistute had its origin at Calcutta where it initially started functioning in the 1920 as Telecom Training … Continue reading

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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Malaysia

Tamil Calligraphy Malaysia issued stamp series for three major festive greetings in Malaysia on 28th March 2017. The stamp series  features calligraphy for greetings in three different languages, namely ‘Selamat Hari Raya’, ‘Gong He Xin Xi’and ‘Iniye Vaalthukal Deepavali’, and … Continue reading

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New Zealand will Issue Stamps on British and Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions rugby Tour was first dreamt up by a couple of English cricketers by the names of Alfred Shaw and Arthur Shrewsbury. The first Tour had the team playing 19 games of Aussie rules football, but … Continue reading

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New UNPA Stamps

International Day of Happiness Even a small Smurf can make a big difference! The Smurfs Campaign for Happiness or #SmallSmurfsBigGoals campaign is designed to promote the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and to encourage people to take action to protect … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Hungary

450th Birth Anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) was an Italian Baroque composer, teacher and conductor, the first master of opera. He studied under the supervision of the maestro di cappella at the Cathedral of Cremona and composed his … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamps on Deekshabhoomi

On the occasion of 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar India Post has issued a setenant stamp on Deekshabhoomi on 14th April 2017 at Nagpur. Deekshabhoomi is a sacred monument of Buddhism   located where the architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr. B.R.Ambedkar … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Monaco

Birth Centenary of Aimé Barelli Aimé Barelli, born on 1 May 1917 in Loda (Lantosque, Alpes-Maritimes), was a conductor, composer, singer and jazz trumpeter. From 1940 to 1945, he was at the forefront of the French scene, with a fascinating … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Theme Castles and Forts

Jersey Jersey’s 70 kilometres of coastline is dotted with castles, coastal towers and artillery batteries, testament to a small island which, throughout the centuries, has seen French raids, English Civil War and German Occupation. Today, many of them are open … Continue reading

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