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India Post released a commemorative stamp on Chaudhary Ranbir Singh

Chaudhary Ranbir Singh (26 November 1914-1 Febrauary 2009) a freedom fighter was born on November 26, 1914. He had been the president of Freedom fighters association of india. He has served the nation a lot during the freedom struggle. He was elected twice to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. He also remained a […]

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India Post Released New Stamp and Miniature Sheet on Krishnadeva Raya

India Post today released a stamp and miniature sheet on Krishanadeyaraya.Krishnadevaraya who ruler the kingdom of Vijayanagara in between 1509-1529 was one of the greatest statesmen which medieval South India had produced. Called variously as ‘Kannadaraya’, ‘Sri Karnata Mahisa’ and ‘Kannada Rajya Ramaramana’, his rule saw all round prosperity of South India, culturally and materialistically. […]

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South Africa released stamps on traditional artwork

The South African Post Office  released a series of stamps featuring artworks executed in traditional African beadwork on 29th Oct.2010. These stamps will be in production for five years and feature items from the permanent collection of the Iziko South African National Gallery and the Iziko Social History Collections. “The stamps portray culturally significant items […]

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”Soleckshaw”, The Solar-Powered Postal Delivery Rickshaws Launched

Aimed at making lives of postmen more comfortable, the Department of Posts introduced solar-powered postal delivery rickshaws. Launching the pilot project in Ajmer on 17th Jan.2011, Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot said initially 10 environment-friendly‘Soleckshaw’ would run in Ajmer (Rajasthan) and gradually these modern postal-delivery vehicles would be introduced across […]

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Picture Postcards on 600 Years of Ahmedabad

By-Anil Kr. Pujara On 26.2.10 Chief Post Master General, Gujarat Circle,Ahmedabad had issued 750 Picture Post Cards on the occasion of 600 years of Ahmedabad  with a beautiful special heritage assets cancellation on 600 years of Ahmedabad. These picture post cards were of 10 different varieties carrying pictures of 10 different Historical Assets of Ahmedabad. The […]

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Marshall Islands to issue new stamps featuring tulips

This graceful garden flower, which we traditionally associate with the Netherlands, is actually an exotic native of Asia Minor. The first bulbs found in Europe came to Vienna, Austria, from Constantinople in Turkey. A passionate interest in the flower resulted, and by the 17th century the tulip reigned as the most popular flower in many […]

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J C Bose: The Scientist Who Proved That Plants Too Can Feel

Jagadish Chandra Bose (30 Nov.1858-23 Nov.1937) India released a commemorative stamp on the occasion of birth centenary of J C Bose in 1958. Physicist turned plant biologist Jagadish Chandra Bose was born  in Mymensingh, India (now in Bangladesh)During the years 1894-1900, Bose performed pioneering research on radio waves and created waves as short as 5 […]

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Children’s Day Stamps of India

India started releasing commemorative stamps on Children’s day from 1957. In the year 1957 itself  3 stamps were released on 14th November to commemorate the day. Photographs of children or paintings made by children are the main themes of these stamps. In 1964 Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru’s photograph was printed on children’s day stamp. Over the years some miniature sheets have […]