Tag Archives: Postal stamps

Postage Stamps of Hyderabad

By Sunil Mungara The Nizam government had set a rare record not only in printing its own currency and minting coins, but also managing its own post offices. It was the only princely state in the British empire to print its … Continue reading

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Norway Issued Stamp on Zeenat Aman

Norway has issued a stamp on Indian actress Zeenat Aman during Bollywood Festival Norway 2016.

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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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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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Rajguru, a Hero Forgotten on Martyrs\’ Day

By Anurag Bende Pune: While the entire country will be remembering national heroes Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru for their martyrdom on March 23, the postal department seems to have forgotten the sacrifice of Shivram Hari Rajguru, on whom a … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamp on 150th Anniversary of Red Cross

Malta also issued a stamp on 150th anniversary of the Red Cross. MaltaPost issued a miniature sheet bearing one stamp. The stamp has face value of €4.57. The miniature sheet portrays the image Henry Dunant. The miniature sheet was designed … Continue reading

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Fake Stamp Papers Valued at Rs. 107 Crore Seized in Patna

In one of the biggest hauls of its kind, counterfeit stamp papers with face value of Rs.107 crore were seized and 16 gang members involved in printing and circulating them arrested by Bihar Police in Patna district.Senior Superintendent of Police Manu … Continue reading

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9/11:Philatelic Expressions

Terrorism is now a global phenomenon.9/11 is the day that the world can never forget. The September 11, 2001 attacks on America left an indelible mark on a generation. No happening is as well documented as the attacks on the … Continue reading

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INDIPEX2011:\”Sites and Scenes Of India\”-Guyana Post Released Stamp On Shiva

INDIPEX2011 was an international event in the realm of philately.It was not only a very special occassion for the Indian Philately but also for many other countries across the globe. India Post did released postal stamps,First day Covers(FDCs),Miniature Sheets,Special Covers … Continue reading

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INDIPEX2011:Sankha Samanta Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai?

India Post has released a number of Indian postal stamps,miniature sheets, first day covers,and special covers untill today during the INDIPEX 2011 at New Delhi. One aspect that almost eery philatelist is criticising is the quality of printing of these … Continue reading

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