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Postal stamp sought to honour India’s vegetarian heritage


September 28th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has urged the postal department to issue a national stamp honouring the country's vegetarian heritage ahead of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka celebrates Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary


May 9th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore with a series of events, including the release of a special postal stamp.A commemorative ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair attends launch of Royal Mail stamps ‘dedicated’ to Subrata Roy


April 11th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): It has emerged that Cherie Blair recently accepted an invitation to attend the unveiling of stamps 'dedicated' to Indian billionaire Subrata Roy..The wife of former British Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Uruguay vice president arrives on 7-day visit, to ink economic deals


February 17th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) In one of the most important bilateral visits, Danilo Astori, vice president of Latin American nation of Uruguay, arrives in India on a seven-day official visit ... 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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Hindus want UK to issue postal stamp to mark Sister Nivedita’s 100th death anniversary


February 4th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 4 (ANI): Hindus have asked United Kingdom (UK) to issue a postal stamp to commemorate Northern Ireland born Sister Nivedita's (1867-1911) 100th death anniversary, which falls on October 13 ... Read more...

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Hindus want national holiday on October 13 to mark Sister Nivedita’s 100th death anniversary


February 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 1 (ANI): Hindus have asked India Government to declare October 13 as national holiday to commemorate Sister Nivedita's (1867-1911) 100th death anniversary.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement ... Read more...

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Mini Christmas greeting via world’s smallest card!


December 25th, 2010 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Nanotechnology experts in Britain have unveiled a Christmas card that is more than 8,000 times smaller than the size of a postal stamp.The card designed by the school ... Read more...

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Banks need to support a vibrant, inclusive economy: President Patil


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said banks will have to play a pivotal role in India's growth story, and added that the first priority for lenders should ... Read more...

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US honours Mother Teresa with a stamp


September 6th, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) The United States has issued a postal stamp honouring Mother Teresa "the diminutive Roman Catholic nun and honorary US citizen who served the sick and destitute of India ... Read more...

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Get postal stamp according to your zodiac sign


April 13th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Come Thursday, you can buy a postal stamp of your zodiac sign. The department of posts will issue special postal stamps on astrological signs Wednesday.The stamps will be ... Read more...

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Diwali in White House


October 16th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have applauded US President Barack Obama for celebrating Diwali in White House in Washington DC on Wednesday.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, commended Obama for ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Obama for celebrating Diwali in White House


October 15th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 15 (ANI): Hindus have applauded US President Barack Obama for celebrating Diwali in White House in Washington DC on Wednesday.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in ... Read more...

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UN issues stamp to honour Gandhi


October 3rd, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 3 (IANS) The United Nations has released a one-dollar colourful postal stamp of Mahatma Gandhi to commemorate the 140th birth anniversary of the apostle of peace observed Friday as ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee releases commemorative coins of Saint Alphonsa


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Aug 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday released a set of commemorative coins to mark the birth centenary of the first Indian woman Catholic Saint Alphonsa, who was ... Read more...

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Postal stamp on magician Sorcar by 2009-end


February 17th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The central government will release a postal stamp on famous magician P.C. Sorcar (Senior) by the end of this year, an official said Tuesday. "Sorcar was a legendary magician ... Read more...

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Forty children awarded for exceptional achievements


February 5th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 5, (ANI): The National Child Awards for exceptional achievements in various fields including academics, arts, culture and sports were conferred here on Thursday. United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

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Attract students by inspiring teaching and create role models: Hamid Ansari


December 14th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec.14 (ANI): The Vice-President of India, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, on Sunday stressed the need for inspiring teaching and creating role models. Speaking after releasing the Indian Institute of Science (IIS) centenary ... Read more...

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Chatterjee releases stamp at Human Rights Day function


December 11th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.11 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee released a commemorative postal stamp on Wednesday evening in observance of 60 years of the Universal Declaration of the Human Rights at ... Read more...

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Postal stamp on Saint Alphonsa released


November 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A postal stamp on Saint Alphonsa, India's first woman saint, was released at a convention of the Syro Malabar Church here Sunday.Chief Post Master General (Delhi) P.K. ... Read more...

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Benazirs death anniversary Dec 27 to be a public holiday in Pak


November 14th, 2008 - 10:46 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 14 (ANI): The Pakistan Government is learnt to have decided to declare Benazir Bhuttos death anniversary on December 27 as a public holiday.The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), which leads ... Read more...

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What’s there in a name? Some embarrassment and debate


June 25th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) One can only speculate if poet William Wordsworth was proud of the name of the town he was born in: Cockermouth. An estate agent in Dorset certainly isn't ... Read more...

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PM releases stamp on late Congress leader Rajesh Pilot


June 12th, 2008 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday released here a commemorative postal stamp on the late central minister and Congress veteran Rajesh Pilot. Remembering his association with Pilot, who ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Civil Service Day today


April 21st, 2008 - 10:04 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the third Civil Service Day here today. The theme for this year's Civil Service Day is 'Innovations in Administration'. The ... Read more...

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Prime minister to give away awards to civil servants


April 20th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manomohan Singh will give away awards for excellence in public administration here Monday on the occasion of the third Civil Services Day. The government observes ... 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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Frank Sinatra immortalized on US postal stamp


December 6th, 2007 - 5:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 6 (ANI): Iconic American jazz-singer Frank Sinatra will be posthumously commemorated on an American postal stamp marking his 10 th death anniversary.The 83-year-old singer died in 1998 and the ... Read more...

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Teachers must be trained to educate specially abled, says President Patil


December 3rd, 2007 - 9:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Calling for universalisation of education for specially abled children, President Pratibha Patil today said there is a need to train teachers who provide education to children with ... Read more...

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