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Nabakalebara festival commemorated on stamp

Nabakalebara festival commemorated on stamp

India post issued a postage stamp to commemorate Nabakalebara festival, the event which occurs once in 19 years. The stamp features the logo of Nabakalebara festival held in 2015 and the inscription “Shri Jagannath Dham, Puri” in Hindi and English …

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International Day of Yoga stamp from India

International Day of Yoga stamp from India

India posts issued the International Day of Yoga stamp showing the specially designed logo of Yoga. June 21, was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations on December 11, 2014. Yoga is a 5000 year old …

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Sachin Tendulkar 200th Test Match

Sachin Tendulkar 200th Test Match

India post issued special stamps to honour the cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on the occasion of his 200th Test Match. Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian living person after Mother Teresa to receive this honour.  India take on West Indies in …

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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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