A special cover was released on 27th April 2018 at Kolkata on the occasion of 50 year of Brand Rupa.
Rupa & Company Limited is India's foremost knitwear brand, covering the entire range of knitted garments from Inner Wear to Casual Wear, Sleep Wear to Thermal Wear.
Synonymous with quality and durability, Rupa brands are integrated
across the hosiery value chain and cater to all the sections of society.
The company has grown through innovation and developing products that
have continued to appeal to every discerning customer the world over.
A special cover was released on 18th April 2018 at Bhopal city on the occasion of Diksha Centenary of Sharman Sangiya Bhisma Pitamah Pujya Pravartak Gurudev Marudhra Kesari Sri Mishrimalji M.Sa Akshya Tritiya 2018.
The messages are written on a piece of paper, inserted into plastic capsule and tied to the feet of the Belgian Homer Pigeons and transported to a destination.
The service was put to test on 14th April 2018 when the Odisha Police,
in association with the Bhubaneswar chapter of Indian National Trust for
Arts and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), flew 50 pigeons at OUAT Grounds
here to deliver missives of heritage conservation to Cuttack, 25km away
and it reached in an hour.
Former DGP and state convener of INTACH, A B Tripathy, praised the
police department for preserving the age-old tradition.SP (signal) BN
Das said Odisha was the only state in India to use carrier pigeons to
communicate among police stations.The Odisha Pigeon Service started in
1946 when 200 pigeons were handed over to police personnel by the army on an experimental basis to communicate in areas with no wireless or telephone links, Das said.
The messages, written on a piece of paper, were inserted into plastic
capsule and tied to the feet of the Belgian Homer Pigeons, which can fly
25 km in just 15 to 25 minutes and live up to 20 years, he added.
A special cover was releasd on ISAR at Kolkata on 20th April 2018.
India's journey of ART began in Kolkata when Dr Subhas Mukherjee discovered the easiest and most successful way of producing an IVF or test tube baby. Durga alias Kanupriya Agarwal was born on 3 October 1978, just two months after the first test tube baby Louise Brown.
Kolkata was the first to witness ovarian stimulation in IVF, transvaginal approach for ovum pickup, cryopreservation of human embryos and transfer of an embryo in subsequent cycles. Mukherjee's path-breaking achievements have been replicated all over the world as the most effective approach for IVF.
The Royal Society of Medicine has recognised him as one of three scientists from Kolkata, for his outstanding contribution to medicine.
On the occasion of the 50th Sanyam Swarn Jayanti Mahotsav of Pujya Jain
Acharya Vidhyasagar Ji Maharaj, a special cover was released at Satna on 17th July 2018.
Mr. A. K. Jain Superintendent of Post Offices was the chief guest and senior Philatelist Mr. Sudhir Jain, Secretary, Central India Philatelic Society presided over the function. Society President, Mr. Lajpat Rai, welcomed the gathereing and Jainism Philately Group member, Mr. Rajendra Agarwal Shashi gave the vote of thanks. Beautiful coloured folder and My stamp on Acharya Vidhyasagar Ji also released in this function.
A special cover was released to celebrate 125th Anniversary of Professor P.C.Mahalanobis on 29th June 2018 at R.V. Vidyaniketan.
The Indian Statistical Institute was founded by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis on 17-12-1931 at Kolkata. The Institute became an institution of national importance by an Act of the Indian Parliament in 1959. June 29, 2018 is being celebrated as the 125th Birth Anniversary of Professor P.C. Mahalanobis. This day is also annually celebrated as National Statistics Day.
A special cover was released on 21st June 2018 at Koramangala on the Akshar Yoga as part of 4th International Yoga Day.
International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21st of June every year across
the world. Akshar Yoga Academy was established in the year 2010, in
Bengaluru and is now one of the largest yoga chains in the country. Over
the last eight years, Grand Master Akshar has taught Yoga all over the
world. The Academy is having teachers representing it in many countries
such as Australia, Iran, France, U.S., Japan etc. Akshar Yoga works to
propagate Yogic traditions whilst developing innovation in Yoga.
Russia Post released a stamp on the occasion of 75th anniversary of the National Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute” on 12th March 2018 featuring its logo, which is Russia’s leading research and development institution.
A Special Cover was released to commemorate the historic maiden
International cricket test match between India and Afghanistan at Bengaluru on 15th June 2018.
Afghanistan earned their Test status alongside Ireland in June last
year. India will host Afghanistan's Historic International Test Cricket
Debut from 14-18th June 2018 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru,
India, giving a massive fillip to Afghanistan's cricketing profile.
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