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Octogenarian Artist who Weaves Magic out of Postal Stamps

By Tamara Mathias​ Meet the 82-year-old woman who has spent over 40 years painstakingly creating beautiful artwork from discarded Indian postage stamps and her son who passionately preserves philately. Deepa Melkote speaks at the lightening pace of a woman on a … Continue reading

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Display of 400 Stamps on Mother Teresa

Inspired by Mother Teresa, a Vellore-based philatelist started to collect stamps issued in honour of her in 1997. Today, C. Tamilvanan has to his credit a collection of 400 stamps and first day covers issued by 100 countries in honour … Continue reading

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Special Cover: Olymphilex India 2016

Karnataka circle of India Post has released a special cover on 19th August 2016 in memory of noted Olympics philatelist TN Prahlada Rao.

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A Report on Second Meeting of Jainism Philately Group

By Sudhir Jain Second Jainism Philately Group Meet was organized at the City of Lakes Udaipur on 19th & 20th Dec. 2015 with many attractive programmes. Total 121 parsons attended this meet from various States of India.Jainism Philately Group (JPG) is an … Continue reading

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Philamirror in German Philatelic Journal

Senior philatelist of Germany Wolfgang Beyer is a serious collector of Indian stamps.He exhibits Indian stamps in many german philatelic exhibitions.Recently leading philatelic Journal of Germany  DBZ of Germany(in german language) published an article about philatelic cooperation between India and … Continue reading

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An Unsung Indian Philatelist

With 20 gold medals in his kitty Anil Suri is still an unknown Indian. Unlike celebrities and cricketers, his noteworthy gold prizes which are as good as Olympics medals are unrecognized in his own country. Suri has represented India at … Continue reading

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Tribute to Zambia’s Stamp Collector Kamal Patel

By Gethsemane Mwizabi Kamal Mohanbhai Patel who died recently in Chililabombwe’s Konkola Mine Hospital was perhaps Zambia’s sole passionate stamp collector.A man with a sweet and phlegmatic personality, Kamal had a knack for detail. Nobody gathered postage stamps quite the … Continue reading

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Dhoni Bowled Over by Stamp Collection

Little did Fr Tom John know that a 15-minute meeting with his favourite cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, would change his life.But it did. A stamp aficionado with more than 5,000 stamps in his kitty, 54-year-old Fr John hailing from Kerala, … Continue reading

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A Teacher with a Passion for Stamp Collection

Thiruvananthapuram : Enter the High School block of the St Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Pattom, and one will find a variety  of postage stamps and coin exhibits arranged neatly in three of the classrooms. Inside one of the classrooms, a group … Continue reading

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