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Post office with four mail runners opened in Ladakh


June 19th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) A post office with four mail runners (postmen), who may cover a distance of 60 km daily, was inaugurated Tuesday at Cha-Lungnak in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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US Postal Service reports loss on shrinking mail volumes


November 16th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) The US Postal Service (USPS) Tuesday posted a net loss of $5.1 billion for the 2011 fiscal year that ended Sep 30 as mail volumes continued ... Read more...

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US Postal Service may cut 35,000 jobs


September 16th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS/EFE) The US Postal Service said Thursday that it may eliminate as many as 35,000 jobs as it downsizes "a massive nationwide infrastructure that is no longer ... Read more...

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Himachal court offers relief to aspiring teachers


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Taking a serious note of postal delays, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday told the state government to let two aspiring teachers appear in an exam ... Read more...

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Chargesheet against Maharashtra former postmaster general


December 31st, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Almost 10 months after he was caught taking bribe, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed a chargesheet against former chief postmaster ... Read more...

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Hindus laud US Postal Service for Mother Teresa stamp and urge for Diwali stamp


December 31st, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have applauded United States Postal Service (USPS) for announcing a stamp to honor Mother Teresa during 2010. Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said ... Read more...

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Government issues stamp to honour Kannada movie icon Raj Kumar


November 2nd, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) The central government has released a Rs.5 stamp of Kannada movie icon Raj Kumar on Karnataka Rajyothsava Day. "Raj Kumar ruled the industry like a colossus and was instrumental ... Read more...

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Three British MPs were KGB agents: MI5 Book


October 6th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 6 (ANI): The first authorised history of British intelligence agency MI5 has confirmed that three Labour parliamentarians were Soviet agents, but it could not be proved whether they passed on ... Read more...

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Postal officials booked for molesting colleague


August 17th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Three postal officials, including a chief postmaster, in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district have been booked for allegedly molesting a woman colleague, provoking her to attempt suicide, police said ... Read more...

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No slowdown in India Post’s insurance business


March 31st, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan and Alkesh Sharma Chennai/Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) Officials at the India Post Insurance Directorate, the insurance arm of India Post, are upbeat about business prospects, while the rest of the ... Read more...

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Robert Burns is first non-Royal to be honoured with three collections of stamps


January 19th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns has become the first non-Royal to be honoured with three collections of stamps.Burns, whose new edition of stamps will be ... Read more...

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India Posts expands global coverage with Deutsche Post tie-up


November 27th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) To expand its global coverage and speed up delivery, India's state-owned postal services company, India Posts, launched 'WorldNet Express' Thursday in partnership with German postal services company Deutsche ... Read more...

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Shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan’s second death anniversary observed


August 22nd, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) In an effort to make Indian classical music more popular among the youth, a disciple of legendary shehnai player Ustad Bismillah Khan held a concert here on his ... Read more...

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Postal employees want central schools to admit their wards


July 23rd, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The postal department has initiated efforts to enable the children of its employees, posted in the rural areas, get admission in Central Schools, an official said. "On our ... Read more...

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Sacraments, Assam tea, spices…India Post to deliver this and more


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, July 2 (IANS) From sacraments of south Indian temples to Assam tea, spices from Kerala and sweetmeats from Punjab, India Post is set to deliver all this at your ... 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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