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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Indian Institute Science

Date of issues: 14/2/2008
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a research institution of higher learning located in Bangalore, India. It was established in 1909. IISc is considered as the premier institute for scientific research and study in India, and is typically ranked higher than any other Indian university in world university rankings. Read more

Malaysia- Gunung Mulu National Park, Kinabalu Park, Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca

Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca
Melaka and George Town, historic cities of the Straits of Malacca have developed over 500 years of trading and cultural exchanges between East and West in the Straits of Malacca. Through history, the Straits of Malacca have been a highway for maritime traders and contacts between East and West.

Kinabalu Park
Kinabalu Park, in the State of Sabah on the northern end of the island of Borneo, is dominated by Mount Kinabalu (4,095 m), the highest mountain between the Himalayas and New Guinea.

Gunung Mulu National Park
Important both for its high biodiversity and for its karst features, Gunung Mulu National Park, on the island of Borneo in the State of Sarawak, is the most studied tropical karst area in the world.

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Monday, April 18, 2011

18 April, World Heritage Day

The International Day for Monuments and Sites (informally known as the World Heritage Day) was created on 18th April, 1982, by ICOMOS and later approved at the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy

Date of issues: 27/11/2008
The academy was established on 15th of September 1948 and was named after India's former Deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who was the man responsible for creation of the All India Services and also for establishing a training institution to train IPS officers.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy is the Indian national institute for training of Indian Police Service (IPS). Officers before they are sent to their respective Indian state cadres for carrying out their duties. The academy is located in Hyderabad, India.

Wangdue Bridge

Wangdue ZAM (bridge) Span of 180 feet long constructed with timber without using single piece of iron was constructed in eighteenth Century , was maintained for public use till damaged by flood in 1968

From Left: Tower Bridge-London,Wangdue Bridge-Bhutan. Celebrating 100th years and 250th Aniversary.

The bridge consists of two towers which are tied together at the upper level by means of two horizontal walkways which are designed to withstand the horizontal forces exerted by the suspended sections of the bridge on the landward sides of the towers. The vertical component of the forces in the suspended sections and the vertical reactions of the two walkways are carried by the two robust towers.
Information and Image Obtained From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sunday, April 17, 2011

1857 First War Of Independence

Date of issues: 9/8/2007

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the British East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon erupted into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region. The rebellion posed a considerable threat to Company power in that region, and it was contained only with the fall of Gwalior on 20 June 1858. The rebellion is also known as India's First War of Independence, the Great Rebellion, the Indian Mutiny, the Revolt of 1857, the Uprising of 1857, the Sepoy Rebellion, and the Sepoy Mutiny. Read more

A 1912 map of 'Northern India The Revolt of 1857-59' showing the centres of rebellion including the principal ones: Meerut, Delhi, Cawnpore (Kanpur), Lucknow, Jhansi, and Gwalior.
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India-Philippines: Joint Issue

Date of issues: 16/11/2009


Date Of Issue:-03.10.2010
DELHI 2010

Queen's Baton Relay

DELHI 2010

Jawaharlal Nehru & Talkota Stadium

The 2010 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XIX Commonwealth Games, were held in Delhi, India, from 3 to 14 October 2010. A total of 6,081 athletes from 71 Commonwealth nations and dependencies competed in 21 sports and 272 events. Read more

DELHI 2010
Top: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Bottom Left: Talkatora Stadium

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi, India, is a multi-purpose sports arena hosting football and other sporting events, as well as large-scale entertainment events. It is named after the first Prime Minister of India. Read more
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India-Mexico: Joint Issue

From Left: Kalbelia Dance, Jarabe Tapatio
Date Of Issue:15.12.2010

India and Mexico, both vibrant and pluralistic democracies, established diplomatic relations in 1950 and completed 60 years. The stamps depicts the Kalbelia dance of Rajasthan, India and Jarabe Tapatio, the national dance of Mexico.
Information Obtained from India Stamps Details

Princely States

Date Of Issue:-06.10.2010
From Left: Princely State-INDORE, Princely State-SIRMOOR, Princely State-BAMBRA, Princely State-COCHIN

Craft Museum

Date Of Issue:21.12.2010

The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum commonly known as Crafts Museum in New Delhi is one of the largest crafts museums in India. It is run by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. The museum is situated on the corner of the Pragati Maidan, facing the Purana Qila complex. It was set up over a period of over a period of 30 years starting in the 1950s and 60s. Read More

Friday, April 8, 2011

Thailand, Golden Jubilee 1996

Admiral Zheng-He's voyages - 600th Anniv.

Zheng He (1371–1435), was a Hui-Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat and fleet admiral, who commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa from 1405 to 1433. Zheng He was originally named 'Ma He' and was born in 1371. Zheng was the second son of a Muslim family. Between 1405 and 1433, the Ming government sponsored a series of seven naval expeditions.
1st Voyage, 1405–1407: Champa, Java, Palembang, Malacca, Aru, Sumatra, Lambri, Ceylon, Kollam, Cochin, Calicut

2nd Voyage, 1407–1409: Champa, Java, Siam, Cochin, Ceylon

3rd Voyage, 1409–1411: Champa, Java, Malacca, Sumatra, Ceylon, Quilon, Cochin, Calicut, Siam, Lambri, Kaya, Coimbatore, Puttanpur

4th Voyage, 1413–1415: Champa, Java, Palembang, Malacca, Sumatra, Ceylon, Cochin, Calicut, Kayal, Pahang, Kelantan, Aru, Lambri, Hormuz, Maldives, Mogadishu, Barawa, Malindi, Aden, Muscat, Dhufar

5th Voyage, 1416–1419: Champa, Pahang, Java, Malacca, Sumatra, Lambri, Ceylon, Sharwayn, Cochin, Calicut, Hormuz, Maldives, Mogadishu, Barawa, Malindi, Aden

6th Voyage, 1421–1422: Hormuz, East Africa, countries of the Arabian Peninsula

7th Voyage, 1430–1433: Champa, Java, Palembang, Malacca, Sumatra, Ceylon, Calicut, Hormuz (17 states in total)
Zhenghe sailing chart

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150 Years Aniversary, Italy 1861-2011

Faroe Islands Postal service 25th Anniv. 1976-2001

This Miniature Sheet shows a Conscripted post boat, Old Tórshavn post office and Old postman Mørkabóndin.

Indian Coast Guard

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Ceskoslovensko, 1988 Summer Olympics

Ceskoslovensko, 1988 Summer Olympics

Ceskoslovensko, 1976 XII Olympic Winter Games

The 1976 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XII Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event which was celebrated February 4–15, 1976 in Innsbruck, Austria. It was the second time the Tyrolean city hosted the Games. Read more

The emblem represents the coat of arms of Innsbruck, which shows the bridge on the Inn River that connects the old town and the Hötting district. The bridge and the Olympic rings symbolize the link that ties the many peoples of the world with friendship through the Olympic Games. The top of the coat of arms has two indents which match two of the Olympic rings and represent the 1964 and 1976 Winter Games which Innsbruck celebrates.
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Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout

Card no. 109
Another WH-UNESCO postcard from postcrossing by Cecile


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