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150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

India Post issued a set of 4 stamps to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda (12 January 1863–4 July 1902), born Narendra Nath Datta was an Indian Hindu monk. Narendra’s father Vishwanath Datta was an attorney of …

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100 Years of Indian Science Congress

100 Years of Indian Science Congress

Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) is a premier scientific organisation of India, started in the year 1914 in Kolkata, with Headquarters at Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It meets annually in the first week of January every year. Today, it has …

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Endemic Species of Indian Biodiversity Hotspots

Endemic Species of Indian Biodiversity Hotspots

India Post issued a set of four stamps and a miniature sheet on Endemic Species of Indian Biodiversity Hotspots. The Bugun Liocichla (Liocichla bugunorum) is a passerine bird species from the Old World babbler family closely related to the Emei …

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LONDON 2012 Olympic Games – India

LONDON 2012 Olympic Games - India

India Post issued a set of four postage stamps to commemorate LONDON 2012 Olympic Games. The stamps features sportsmen engaged in Volleyball, Rowing, Sailing and Badminton. The LONDON 2012 Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, are scheduled …

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Shekhawati and Warli Painting

India Post issued a set of two stamp and a Sheet let depicting Shekhawati and Warli Paintings. Shekhawati painting originate from Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, known as the open-air art gallery of Rajasthan .It is popular in the districts of …

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800th Urs, Dargah Sharif, Ajmer

The Urs of Moinuddin Chishti started in 1212 A.D. It is celebrated every year in the first week of Islamic month of Rajab, on seeing the moon of Rajab, the seventh month of the Islamic calendar. Drums are beaten to …

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