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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...

Posted in National |

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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Neeraj Jain, a passionate stamp collector, an achiever

September 27th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Sep 27(ANI): Neeraj Jain, a passionate stamp collector from Punjab's Amritsar district, boasts of some of the rare stamps that were issued in the country and continues to ... Read more...

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Rare Chinese 19th century stamp may set record at Asia auction

September 1st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept. 1 (ANI): A rare Chinese 19th century stamp, valued at around 258,000 dollars, is expected to set the record at a philatelic auction in Hong Kong next month.The auction ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rare stamp of Hepburn smoking to go under the hammer in Berlin

May 26th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): A rare stamp portraying film star Audrey Hepburn smoking is set to go on sale on Germany.Eight years ago, the German government had ordered the stamp to be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stamp collectors get a chance to cash in amid credit crunch

January 21st, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Stamp collectors have an opportunity to cash in on their hobby amid the credit crunch as new collectors in India and Russia push up prices, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in South Asia |