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India Post Released Stamp on Centenary Year of Ramjas College

India Post has issued a postage stamp to commemorate the Centenary Year of Ramjas college Delhi.Founded in 1917 by the great educationist and philanthropist, RaiKedarNath, Ramjas College is one of the oldest colleges of Delhi, predating the University of Delhi itself. Beginning … Continue reading

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Stamps on Headgears

India Post issued this unique series on 10th February 2017.According to brochure no seprate stamp sheets issued and only 3 million sheetlets  have been printed but this so called sheetlet is not fulfilling norms of a sheetlet.Infact it is miniature … Continue reading

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Permanent My Stamp Counter Inaugurated at Satna Head Post Office 

Mr. Sudhir Jain, Governing Council member Philatelic Congress of India inaugurated permanent My stamp counter at Satna Head Post Office on 11th February 2017. Mr. A. K. Jain,  Superintendent Post Officees Rewa Division presided the function. Large number of Philatelists … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamp on The Poona Horse

India Post has released a commemorative postage stamp on 17 Poona Horse.The stamp was released at Merrut Cant on 11th February 2017 by Daughter of Col Tarapore PVC and Maj Vikram of APS.

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First in India : Saints

First saint appeared on Indian commemorative stamps was saint Kabir on 1st October 1952 when a series of six stamps was issued on Indian saints and poets. Kabir Das, a mystical poet and great Saint of India, was born in … Continue reading

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My Stamp:Christian Medical College Vellore

Founded: 1900 by Dr. Ida Sophia Scudder, Nursing School started 1909, LMP course 1918, MBBS 1942. Vision: To be a witness to the healing ministry of Christ, through excellence in education, service and research.  No. Beds: 2,858; of which 46 … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamp on India Post Payments Bank

A commemorative stamp on the new bank was launched  on 30th January 2017. Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley and Minister of Communications Shri Manoj Sinha launched the operations of the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) as two pilot branches at … Continue reading

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First in India:Tree

First tree on Indian stamps is Bodhi Tree.The tree printed on 2 stamps released on 24th May 1956 on the occasion of 2500 Years of Buddha. The Bodhi Tree also known as Bo and Peepal .It was a large and very old sacred fig   … Continue reading

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First in India : First Locomotive

First locomotive on Indian stamps was appeared on 16th April 1953 to commemorate the centenary of Railway in India.The stamp depicts a locomotive of 1853 and another of 1953. Construction of a line out of Bombay begins, and a locomotive, … Continue reading

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Nature India Stamp Issue

India Post has issued a set of six stamps on Nature India theme on 25th January 2017.Stamps depicts Crane,Deer,Tiger,Elephant,Butterfly and Peacock.One Miniature Sheet ,a pack and set of maxim cards also issued with this set.Price of Stamp-5 Rs each,MS-30 Rs,Maxim … Continue reading

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