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Drone Carried Postcards at Mahapex 2018 Pune

Drone, Segway steal the spotlight at state-level philately exhibition “We’re just showing that it can be done,” said regional postmaster-general Ganesh Sawaleshwarkarl  as technicians guided a drone carrying a few postcards towards the Swargate post office. The effort was being undertaken before … Continue reading

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Thiruvananthapuram Philately Bureau : A Collector’s Delight

The Philatelic Bureau at the General Post Office at Pullimoodu in Thiruvananthapuram has become a collector’s delight. Postal stamps on display at the Philately Bureau in the General Post Office in Thiruvananthapuram.—Photo: C. Ratheesh KumarGPO collects around Rs.2 lakh a … Continue reading

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Philatelic Exhibition Starts at Punjab University

Exhibition of rare postal stamps issued by Government of India started at Punjab University (PU), Chandigarh today. The exhibition of rare postal stamps is being organized at Gandhi Bhawan by the Department of Gandhian and Peace Studies in collaboration with Department … Continue reading

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Odisha Plans to Release Coins, Postal Stamps and FDC on Jagannath Nabakalebara

Bhubaneswar: In view of Nabakalebara of Jagannath in Puri in July, the India Post will release a special rathyatra stamp and first-day cover, featuring images of the reigning deities.The culture department will provide Rs 5 lakh to the postal department … Continue reading

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Proposal to Issue Stamp on Nabakalebara

The term Nabakalebara is an ancient ritual associated with most of the Jagannath Temples   when the Idols of Lord Jagannath,Subhadra and Sudarshan   are replaced by a new set of Idols. In view of Nabakalebara of Jagannath in Puri in July, … Continue reading

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Philately Expo Features Women Who Stamped Their Mark

Over 1,000 stamps and first day covers featuring outstanding women in different fields over the ages have been showcased at Rangoli Metro Art Centre Bengaluru as part of International Women’s Day.Organised by the Karnataka circle of the Postal Department and … Continue reading

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India Government Seeks Public View on Use of Postal Stamps as RTI Fee 

NEW DELHI: People may soon be able to use postal stamps to pay fee for seeking information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act if a proposal in this regard gets the government’s nod.  The Department of Personnel and Training … Continue reading

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Activist Slams Postal Department over RTI Stamps

The postal department’s idea of allowing ordinary postage stamps of definitive series towards payment of Right to Information (RTI) fees had to be rejected outright requiring amendment to the RTI Act, said RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal. Mr. Agrawal revealed … Continue reading

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Philately Exhibition Showcases Circa 1852 Rarities at Udaipur:Special Cover Released

A three day Exhibition of Postal Stamps began at Udaipur Rajasthan. The Fourth District Level Philately Exhibition organized by Postal Department, displays some rare collection of stamps and coins, few among them as old as 1852.  Around 12 Senior and 5 … Continue reading

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‘My Stamp’ Launched in Kochi

The ‘My Stamp’ service of the Postal Department was launched in the Central Region at the Head Post Office in Kochi here on Wednesday morning. The service was inaugurated by former Supreme Court judge V.R. Krishna Iyer, who accepted a … Continue reading

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