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Unimpressive India beat Afghanistan by 23 runs


September 20th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) India survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by 23 runs in their opening match of the World Twenty20 at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Wednesday.Chasing a ... Read more...

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Infosys bags Rs.700 crore order from India Post


August 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Infosys Thursday said it has bagged a Rs.700 crore deal from the Indian government's Department of Post to enhance its core banking and insurance services ... Read more...

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India Post to give discount on gold coins this Rakhi


August 1st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) India Post has announced a discount of 6.5 percent on gold coins this Rakhi.According to an official statement, the postal service will give a discount ... Read more...

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India post launches waterproof Rakhi envelopes


July 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Post said Wednesday it was offering special Rakhi envelopes across its post offices in Delhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan falling on Aug ... Read more...

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Indian stamps released in Indonesia (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 20 (IANS) Two commemorative postage stamps on the Shekhawati and Warli paintings, depicting the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan and Maharashtra, were released in the Indonesian capital ... Read more...

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3 held for trying to leak SBI exam paper (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Three people, including the mastermind of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) post-graduate examination paper leak, have been arrested here for allegedly ... Read more...

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Six percent discount on gold coins on Akshaya Tritiya


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India Post is offering a six percent discount on gold coins on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya across its 31 designated post offices in the ... Read more...

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India Post offers stamps bearing your picture


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) In a unique initiative, the India Post will offer stamps printed with your picture on it, an official said."The offering, on first come first serve basis, ... Read more...

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National Postal Policy to be announced in 2012: Sibal


February 1st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A policy targeting expansion and modernisation of the postal network would be announced this year, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday and added that ... Read more...

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India Posts inks logistic pact with Air India


January 9th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India Post Monday signed an agreement with Air India for a Logistics Post Air service, targeted to help customers send their consignments to different parts ... Read more...

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India Post mops up Rs.274,720 crore in 2011


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian Post through its offices collected Rs.2,74,720 crore during 2010-11 in small savings schemes, an increase of 8.78 percent over Rs.2,50,931 crore during the ... Read more...

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Bill for revamping India Post soon: Sibal


October 20th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A bill for revamping the postal department, which includes opening up some segments to private players, will be introduced in parliament soon, Communications and IT ... Read more...

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NSE ticker in select post offices


September 27th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India Post Monday signed an agreement with the National Stock Exchange (NSE) for deploying LCD TV screens in select post offices across the country to ... Read more...

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Post offices to provide visa services


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Visa related services will soon be available in post offices -- in remote areas.India Post Friday said it has signed an agreement with VFS Global ... Read more...

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Traditional mail sees massive decline as email, SMS take over


August 26th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) In the era of high speed communication where a mobile phone message gets delivered to its recipient within seconds, snail mail -- like postcards and ... Read more...

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Srinagar gets floating post office


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Tourists to Jammu and Kashmir now have another attraction -- a floating post office on the Dal Lake in Srinagar, the first in the country.Minister ... Read more...

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Web connectivity in all post offices by 2012-13


August 11th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) All post offices across the country will have internet connectivity by 2012-13, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday. "All the Departmental Post Offices and Branch ... Read more...

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India has no place in world order: Brajesh Mishra


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Arguing that India has "no place in the world order" currently, former national security advisor (NSA) Brajesh Mishra Tuesday said the country has to step ... Read more...

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India Post inaugurates National Philatelic Museum


July 11th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Department of Posts (DoP) Monday inaugurated the National Philatelic Museum which will exhibit rare postage stamps from across the world and also provide a ... Read more...

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Industry leaders keen to tie up with India Post


July 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Banking, telecom, logistics, IT companies and industry associations Monday expressed a desire to tie up with India Post to sell their products.While public sector banks ... Read more...

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Postal department opens counter at Fabindia store


June 14th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The department of posts Tuesday partnered with Fabindia, a retail chain of craft-based products, to open postal retail extension counter at the company's flagship store ... Read more...

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Obama says India-US ties anchor to Asia approach


April 29th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has reiterated his commitment to deepening India-US cooperation saying he views this relationship as an anchor to its approach in Asia ... Read more...

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Govt. committed to make postal services more people friendly: Sibal


March 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said the government is committed to make the postal services more people friendly.Launching an "e-post office", ... Read more...

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Now, transact postal business online


March 9th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday launched the 'e-Post Office' -- the e-commerce portal of India Post which will provide postal transaction and tracking facilities to ... Read more...

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600 medals given to 62 countries at Indipex 2011


February 18th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Department of Post Friday said 600 medals were given to 62 countries in various stamp categories as Indipex 2011, the week-long World Philatelic Exhibition, came to ... Read more...

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India Post releases stamps on six legendary actresses


February 14th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A set of six stamps on six legendary actresses of Indian cinema has been released at the world philatelic exhibition here.The actresses who have been honoured are ... Read more...

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Delhiites stamp their love for philately


February 14th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sahay and Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Here's an airmail from Indipex 2011 - the sixth World Philatelic Exhibition, a sprawling seven-day showcase of stamps spanning history, culture ... Read more...

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President Patil inaugurates World Philatelic Exhibition ‘INDIPEX 2011′


February 12th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12(ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Saturday inaugurated the World Philatelic Exhibition 'INDIPEX 2011' in the national capital.India Post has organized the weeklong exhibition in collaboration with the ... Read more...

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Stamp of khadi for philatelists at exhibition


February 12th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A postage stamp printed on khadi -- Gandhi's preferred fabric and symbol of swadeshi during the freedom movement -- and personal "my stamps" are highlights of ... Read more...

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Patil opens World Philatelic Exhibition in Delhi


February 12th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, on Saturday, opened the India Post organized INDIPEX 2011,a World Philatelic Exhibition at Pragati Maidan here.The week-long event will be from February 12 ... Read more...

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Kiran Karnik joins Attero Recycling Board as first ‘Independent Director’


January 28th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): In a significant development in the rapidly evolving e-waste recycling sector, former National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) President Kiran Karnik has joined the Attero ... Read more...

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India Post blamed for delayed letter to Bhattacharjee (Lead)


December 29th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India Post is to blame for the delayed delivery of a missive from Home Minister P. Chidambaram that reached West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, days ... Read more...

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Home ministry clarifies stand on Buddhadeb letter


December 29th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The home ministry Wednesday clarified its stand on Home Minister P. Chidambaram's letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on setting up of armed camps ... Read more...

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Stamps sell like ‘hot cakes’ at Congress plenary venue


December 19th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A temporary post office set up at the venue of the Congress party's plenary here is doing brisk business, with over 700 stamps "selling like hot cakes" ... Read more...

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School students take part in philately exhibition in Delhi


December 12th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI): School children participated in a letter writing and stamp designing competition organized by the World Philatelic Exhibition and India Post here on Sunday.The initiative taken up by India ... Read more...

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