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 a membership strength of more than 30,000 scientists.
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Russia post issued a postage stamp to celebrate 100 years of ship building plant, Northern Shipyard. The stamp depicts a ship anchored in the background, standing in the dock. NORTHERN SHIPYARD PLANT is a large hi-tech factory building military ships, commercial ships, and complex nautical equipment. The plant began as Putilov Shipyard separated in 1912 [...]
India post issued a set of stamps featuring the journey of the Civil Aviation in India, starting from the first commercial flight to its ubiquitous presence across the country with airports having world class facilities. Civil Aviation started in India when the French Pilot Monseigneur Piguet undertook the first commercial flight covering a distance of [...]
Australia post issued a set of stamps to marks the centenary of the birth of Dr Phillip Law AC (1912-2010), one of Australia’s most experienced polar explorers. He was a pivotal fi gure in developing Australia’s Antarctic science program and in securing a commitment to the region. In his 19 years as an Antarctic explorer, [...]
The technological revolution of the 21st century has touched the daily lives of most Australians. Mobile phones have revolutionized our daily communication. Unlike ?xed-line phones, today’s 4G phones can provide a myriad of functions including internet, video and audio, enabling us to be connected globally.
Alishan, with its beautiful natural scenery and rich ecological resources, is a world famous tourist destination. The Beimen to Erwanping section of Alishan Forest Railway officially opened to traffic on December 25, 1912. Along with the mountain’s sacred trees, sunrise, sunset, and sea of clouds, the railway is one of the “Five Wonders of Alishan.” [...]
An Post issued three stamps commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the first Irish television broadcasts. The stamps feature TVs and a hand-held device, which evoke a sense of the Past, Present & Future. On the screens are iconic images of The Late Late Show host Gay Byrne, children’s TV presenter, Emma O’Driscoll, on the set [...]
Polish post issued a set of four stamps featuring famous personalities of Poland.
The 2011 Mental Health stamp is the fourth annual semi-postal issued in support of the Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health. Collectively, stamps issued in the past three years have raised close to a million dollars, via a dollar from the sale of every booklet of ten stamps going to the Foundation. Along with a [...]
Canada post issued a set of stamps that spotlight on the “Made in Canada” leaps of science and creativity that have changed lives at home and abroad. Canadians are an inventive bunch. In fact, Canadian inventors have patented more than a million inventions—but far too many of us would be unable to name more than [...]