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India: Philatelic Joy on Launching of Covid-19 Vaccination

By Sanjay Mundra The Government of India launched Covid-19 vaccination drive on 16th January 2021,This is  world’s largest inoculation exercise against the novel corona virus. India will administer shots to three crore frontline workers in phase one. There are 3,006 session sites across the country, where 100 beneficiaries each will be given either of India’s two […]

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Two Computer Programs for Measuring Stamp Perforations

By William F. Sharpe Most collectors are familiar with perforation gauges to measure the distance between stamp perforations. The Scott Multi-Gauge, for example, is accurate enough to measure perforations at least to the nearest tenth perf size. Perf size is defined as the number of holes or teeth within a length or width of 2 […]

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Mount Everest Expedition 1924

By Dr. Pradeep Jain John Baptist Lucius Noel Post card with his autograph and details about the film 1924 Mount Everest. This expedition was led by Gen C G BRUCE, C.B. It was posted from base camp. John Baptist Lucius Noel was an English mountaineer and filmmaker best known for his film of the 1924 […]

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150th Anniversary of Railway in Australian Stamps

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Indian Paintings through Postage Stamps

By Ganesh Prasad Chowdhury Philately is very important ad famous hobby .Philatelic stamps are something different from the normal stamps. Such stamps are released on specific occasions and in limited number. The hobby of stamps collection is popularly known as philatelic hobby. It needs sincere effort and knowledge. The stamps are required to be kept […]

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Cartophilately: A Specialized Area in Philately

Cartophilately is the collection of postage stamps which display maps. Stamp collectors are quite similar to map collectors, in that some are generalists and collect anything and everything, while others choose to specialize in certain areas or certain themes. Cartophilately is one of the more challenging thematic specialities in stamp collecting. Map of UT Jammu […]

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Russia Issued Stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi (1917-1984) was an Indian statesman, Prime Minister of India in 1966-1977 and 1980-1984.She was born in November 19, 1917 in Allahabad, her father, Jawaharlal Nehru, was the first prime minister of independent India, a leader of the party “Indian National Congress”. Since 1955 Indira Gandhi is a member of the Working Committee and […]

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India Post Issued Stamps on BHU

MOS Commutation Mr. Manoj Sinha released a setenent stamp on Bananas Hindu University at ‘Swatantrata Bhavan'(BHU campus) on 28.6.2017. Mr.Y.P. CPMG UP Circle ,  Mr.S.K. Rai,DPS Varanasi circle and Mr. Grish Chand Tripathi Vice Chancellor BHU were also present on the occasion By M Gulrez India Post has released a se-tenant stamp set on Banaras Hindu University.The […]

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Remembering Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil on His 120th Birth Anniversary

Ram Prasad Bismil  (11 June 1897 – 19 December 1927) was a revolutionary struggled against British imperialism. As well as being a freedom fighter, he was a patriotic poet and wrote in Hindi and Urdu using the pen names Ram, Agyat and Bismil. But, he became popular with the last name “Bismil” only. He was associated with Arya Samaj. Bismil was […]

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Stamps and Miniature Sheet Released on Indian Writers

India Post has issued a set of 5 stamps on eminent Hindi,Urdu,Punjabi and Kannad writers on 31st May 2017.Stamps depicts images of Balwant Gargi,K.V.Puttappa,Shrilal Shukla,Bhishm Sahni,krishan Chander. K.V.Puttappa :Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa, popularly known by the nickname Kuvempu or by K. V. Puttappa, was a Kannada novelist, poet, playwright, critic and thinker. He is widely regarded […]