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QR Code on Stamps: New Technique Emerged in Stamp Production

QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode   (or two-dimensional barcode  ) first designed for the automobile industry in Japan  . A barcode is a machine-readable optical label that contains information about the item to which it is attached. A QR code uses four standardized encoding modes (numeric, […]

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India Post Issued Stamp on The Old Seminary, Kottayam

The President Mr.Pranab Mukharjee today released a postage stamp on the old seminary kottayam at New Delhi.The Old Seminary, Marthoma Seminary and Vadavathoor Seminary proclaim Syrian and Roman Christian traditions. It is located in the district of Kottayam in Kerala.The year 2015 marks the 200th anniversary, of the founding of “the Old Seminary” or “the Cottayam […]

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Taiwan Issued Stamps on Teresa Teng

Stamps featuring portrait photographs of famed singer Teresa Teng to commemorate her 20th death .A set consists of four stamps with a face value of NT$5, NT$9, NT$13 and NT$15.Teng is the first entertainer to be featured in a portrait on a national stamp.She died at the age of 42 of an asthma attack on […]

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First Bookmark by India Post

By Anil Kr Pujara India Post released its first bookmark in 1997 during national philatelic exhibition Indipex 97.We are showing this bookmark with each days cancellations.

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World’s First Air Letter

By P Soundararajan President Trichy Philatelists’ Association It was the British who conceived the postal service first in the world by coming out with the first stamp on May 06, 1840. And it was the Americans who flew in the air for the first time in the world (1906 / 1908 by Wright Brothers). But it was […]

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Department of Posts conducts UPU Letter Writing Competition

Department of post to conduct 43’o UPU Letter Writing Competition on Sunday,5 January 2AM. Subject of this year’s competition is ”Write a letter describing how music can touch lives. Children up to 15 years of age will be eligible and Composition must be presented in the form of letter not exceed 800 length on the […]

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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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Pakistan:New Stamp on Great Poet Nasir Kazmi (Men of Letters)

Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative postage stampon 2nd March 2013  to pay tribute to renowned Urdu poet Nasir Kazmi (man of letters).Nasir Kazmi was born on December 8, 1925 at Ambala in British India. He was educated at Ambala and Lahore. After the creation of Pakistan, he came to Lahore,He did some journalistic work […]

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India Post will Issue a Commemorative Stamp on Kavi Pradeep Today

India Post will Issue a commemorative stamp on Kavi Pradeep today.Kavi Pradeep (1915–1998), born Ramchandra Baryanji Dwivedi, was a renowned poet and songwriter who is best known for his patriotic song,Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo, written as tribute to the soldiers who had died defending the country, during the Sino-Indian War . His first recognition came for his patriotic […]

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A Letter to India Post

Very senior philatelist D.Mahapatra was present in the meeting of PD account holders with India Post officials held in New Delhi last week.Mr Mahapatra sent this letter to  Mr Adnan Ahmed, Director Postal Services (India Post), Delhi Circle.In this letter very important issues have been raised by Mr. Mahaptra which needs a healthy debate.It looks that […]