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BBC spends millions on TV licence threat letters


March 5th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over the last four years, BBC has spent a staggering £13.5 million in the bid to retrieve unpaid television licence fees. The amount was used to send ... Read more...

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Breast cancer is a major killer in Pakistan


January 12th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Every year 40,000 women die due to breast cancer in Pakistan, which has one of the highest incidences of the disease in Asia, experts have said.One ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka protests over LTTE stamps in France


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 3 (IANS) Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris Tuesday met French ambassador to Colombo Christine Robichon and lodged a protest over postage stamps issued in France with images ... Read more...

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South Africa remembers Indians with postage stamps


November 30th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Nov 30 (IANS) South Africa has launched a series of postage stamps commemorating the arrival of Indian labourers to the country 150 years ago, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.Two ... 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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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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Now, stamps on William-Kate wedding


March 29th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Britain's Royal Mail has brought out a new set of postage stamps featuring Prince William and his bride, Kate Middleton, ahead of their April 29 ... 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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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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Queen Elizabeth’s long-lost photos found


October 12th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Long-lost black-and-white photographs of Queen Elizabeth II, the late Shah of Iran and the Sultan of Brunei, used for designing postage stamps, have been found in a box ... Read more...

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Shera stamps do roaring business at Games Village


September 30th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Unlike other post offices in the city, the one at the Commonwealth Games Village is doing brisk business. At the centre of attraction for foreign athletes is ... Read more...

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Hindu gods on US ’stamps’


February 1st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Hindu gods have made their way into US mail, with an Atlanta based company headed by an Indian American launching a series of legally valid custom-made postage stamps. The ... Read more...

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India to add security features on entry tickets to heritage sites


January 7th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which protects and conserves heritage sites, has roped in the state-run agency that prints currency notes to supply tamper proof entry ... Read more...

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US stamp to honour Mother Teresa


December 30th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Nobel Prize winner Mother Teresa will be honoured on a US postage stamp next year. It will go on sale Aug 26, her birthday. Mother Teresa, the Catholic nun ... Read more...

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Hindu gods on Thailand postage stamps


December 21st, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 21 (ANI): Thailand has reportedly launched postage stamps of Hindu gods.These reportedly include Ganesa, Brahma, Narayana, and Siva; priced at five Bahts each; and each numbering 700, 000. Complete ... Read more...

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Journey of Indian railways depicted through stamps


November 6th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Nov 6 (ANI): An Indian man with a penchant for collecting railway stamps has compiled a book "The Great Indian Railways Through Philately", which has exclusive, pictorial story of Indian railways ... Read more...

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Bank employee with 5,000 stamps wants to start museum


August 8th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) A bank employee who has collected over 5,000 postage stamps of nearly 200 countries in the past three decades is mulling an idea of setting up a philatelic ... Read more...

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The rate of Postal Stamps sees an increase


May 11th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by GD
Economic recessions or economic booms, mails, they must go on. However, come Monday the mails will be going on a bit expensive rate. Yes from Monday that is from the 11th of ... Read more...

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Holland issues postage stamps in honour of Sri Sri


May 4th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 4 (IANS) TNT Post, the postal department of the Netherlands, has released four postage stamps to honour Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's contribution to humanity. ... Read more...

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The Simpsons get stamped!


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 2 (ANI): America's favourite dysfunctional family, The Simpsons, is set to appear on postage stamps.The Postal Service has announced that the 44-cent first-class stamps, designed by show creator Matt ... Read more...

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Harvard scientist fashions cheap, easy-to-use diagnostic test


February 21st, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) A Harvard scientist has developed a versatile and low cost test that can detect infectious or chronic diseases with only a tiny sample of urine or blood. George Whitesides, ... Read more...

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With polls coming, Mysore firm prepares to make voters’ ink


February 15th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) This week, an official in a paint factory in Mysore will lock himself in a secure room in his company's premises. His job: mixing chemicals for the ... Read more...

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Scindia unveils stamp to mark Golden Jubilee Celebrations of SAIL


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): Minister of State for Communications and IT Jyotiraditya Scindia unveiled a commemorative postage stamp during the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) ... Read more...

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Cate Blanchett over the moon with stamp honour


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Australian actress Cate Blanchett has revealed that she is thrilled to be honoured with the set of her own stamps.The Oscar winner, along with fellow actors Nicole ... Read more...

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Red telephone box makes it to new postage stamp series in UK


December 29th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): The traditional red telephone box has made it to the new set of postage stamps in Britain, to be released next year.The distinctive booth, created by the ... Read more...

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Postage stamps released to mark India-China relations


July 11th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 11 (ANI): India today introduced a set of two postage stamps to commemorate bilateral relations with China depicting two famous Buddhist temples, the Mahabodhi Temple of India ... Read more...

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Postal stamp issued in honour of legendary Bollywood actress Madhubala


March 19th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Mar 19 (ANI): India Post has paid tribute to legendary actress Madhubala, perhaps the most beautiful and attractive woman in the history of Bollywood, by releasing a postage stamp in ... Read more...

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Christensen raises money for charity through stamps


March 2nd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
London, March 2 (IANS) Model-turned-photographer Helena Christensen is helping to raise money for charity by taking photographs for British postage stamps. Helena has taken numerous pictures celebrating motherhood and is comfortable using ... Read more...

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Mayawati receives 2,500 letters a day from commoners


February 23rd, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati receives as many as 2,500 letters from common people every day. However, at least 20 percent of these are without the necessary postage ... Read more...

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Benazirs stamps, photos in high demand worldwide


January 3rd, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 3 (ANI): After the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, her popularity has increased manifold, as her photographs, news articles and stamps are in high demand worldwide. The newspapers published ... Read more...

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President to release stamps on renewable energy


November 22nd, 2007 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
New Delhi , Nov 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will release a set of four commemorative postage stamps on renewable energy here this evening.The stamps depict the four common applications of ... Read more...

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Shakeel Ahmad releases special stamps on Children’s Day


November 14th, 2007 - 10:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Shakeel Ahmad, today released a set of two postage stamps, a miniature, a first day cover and three maxim ... Read more...

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