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Sir Edmund Hillary:A Philatelic Retrospective

By Kevin Morgan Sir Edmund Hillary, Mountaineer, Explorer, Statesman, Philanthropist died on 11th January 2008 aged 88. This New Zealand mint pair of stamps was issued in 2003 for the 50th anniversary of the Conquest of Everest. Beginnings Edmund Hillary was born in Auckland, on 20 July 1919, to a district landowner. His father had […]

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India Post Issued 50 Stamps on 100 Years of Indian Cinema

New Delhi, May 3 : At 60th National Film Awards ceremony here Friday, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday released postal stamps commemorating 50 iconic film personalities who brought changes in the Indian cinema.Minister of Communication and Information Technology Kapil Sibal said that as the country celebrates the 100 years of Indian cinema, it is vital to […]