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Sindhu Darshan

A commemorative postage stamp on the Indus River (Sindhu), one of the longest rivers in Asia, originating in Tibetan Plateau and merge into Arabian Sea : Issued by India Issued on Jul 28, 1999 Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to issue this special stamp on the ‘Sindhu’ so irrevocably a bond with the country’s glorious ancient civilisation, on […]

Festival of USSR in India

A commemorative postage stamp on the Festival of the U.S.S.R. : Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Soviet Union): Issued by India Issued on Nov 21, 1987 Description of Designs : The special stamp is based on a world famous sculpture entitled “the Worker and the Woman Peasant” by Soviet sculptor V. Mukhina. This miniature representation of the sculpture serves […]

Australia on Christmas 1982

Complete Set of 3 nos of postage stamp on the First Australian Christmas Cards : Issued by Australia Issued on Sep 15, 1982 (35c) and Nov 1, 1982 (21c, 75c) Design : The Christmas greeting card is generally considered to be an English invention, dating back to the 1840s. By the 1880s, Christmas cards had become an expression of popular art with both pictures and verse reflecting […]

Pongal

A commemorative postage stamp on the Thai Pongal (Makar Sankranti) festival, a four-day harvest festival dedicated to the Sun God : Issued by India Issued on Jan 12, 2006 Issued for : The Department of Posts honours this great tradition and also shares in the happy festivities by issuing this commemorative stamp on Pongal. Credits : Stamp & FDC : Sankha Samanta Cancellation […]

Festivals of India

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 3 nos. of commemorative postage stamps on the Indian Festivals – Durga Puja, Dussehra and Deepavali : Issued by India Issued on Oct 7, 2008 Issued for : India Post commemorates the traditions and gaiety of the festivals of India with a set of three stamps – two on Dussehra and one on Diwali. Credits : Stamp & […]

India on III World Book Fair

A commemorative postage stamp on the 3rd World Book Fair 1978, New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Feb 11, 1978 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to commemorate this occasion by issuing a postage stamp. Description of Design : The design of the stamp shows children engrossed in books. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Mineral red & blue grey Denomination : […]

Fairs of India 2007

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Indian Fairs : Carnival in Goa, Pushkar Camel Fair, Sonpur Cattle Fair and Baul Mela : Issued by India Issued on Feb 27, 2007 Issued for : In bringing out a set of four commemorative stamps on the “Fairs of India” the Department of Posts celebrates the unique character of each, while also celebrating the rich […]

 
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