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Special Cover Released on 25 Years of NHRC It is in conformity with the Paris Principles, adopted at the first international workshop on national institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights held in Paris in October 1991, and endorsed by the General Assembly of the United Nations by its Regulations 48/134 of 20 December, 1993.

OTD: Bombardier awarded $424M order for 20 high-speed trains On today's date in 2004, Bombardier and two joint-venture partners were awarded a $424-million order to supply 20 high-speed trains to China's Ministry of Railways. Bombardier founder Joseph-Armand Bombardier changed winter recreation and travel forever with his invention of the snowmobile in 1960.

Serbia - India Joint Issue 130* Readers are requeste… 2 October 2018 :150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi - Rs 5+12+20+41+22+25+25 + MS We are introducing our members through this Blog.

1315. 🇸🇬🇱🇰🇲🇲 Nursery Rhymes And Historic Post Offices. 🇸🇬🇱🇰🇲🇲 Nursery Rhymes And Historic Post Offices. 🇸🇬 Singapore Post will issue a set of 8 gummed stamps, 1 miniature sheet and 4 self-adhesive stamps from sheetlets of 10 on 17 October 2018 on the subject of Nursery rhymes.

OTD: Grand ball hosted for delegates of Québec Conference On today's date in 1864, a grand ball attended by 800 people was held for the delegates at the Québec Conference. The Québec Conference was the second meeting held in 1864 to discuss Canadian Confederation, which would eventually take place three years later, in 1867.

New Stamps from New Zealand In early 1960, Beaver NZ6010 crashed whilst negotiating whiteout on the Beardmore Glacier, fortunately without loss of life following a heroic rescue by the Auster. The badly damaged aircraft was not recovered. RNZAF - B757:The Boeing 757 is the Royal New Zealand Air Force's strategic airlift aircraft, with its origins as a commercial airliner.

OTD: Canadian biochemist wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry On today's date in 1993, British-born Canadian biochemist Doctor Michael Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with U.S. biochemist Kary Mullis for their groundbreaking work in molecular biology.

Special Cover Released on Philately Exhibition with collectibles on Mahatma Gandhi By Suresh Rao This special cover is issued on the occasion of inauguration of Philatelic Exhibition ” Bapu-150″ depicting life of Mahatma Gandhi through stamps, postal stationery and co…

Croatia: Ethnological Treasure Stamp Issue One of the most important elements of a society's identity is the preservation of tradition, cultural heritage and ethnological treasure. Many generations have made various fabrics and clothes in looms. The loom is one of the oldest machines used by men to meet the basic needs of clothes in rural households.

Malaysia: World Post Day Stamp Issue The stamp set comprises two stamp designs: a vintage image of a postman delivering letters to rural folks while wearing the old Pos Malaysia uniform ; and a present day postman with the lat…

1314. 🇫🇰 Falkland Islands Features The Road To Nowhere 🇫🇰 Falkland Islands Features The Road To Nowhere 🇫🇰 Following on from an issue by the British Antarctic Territory postal service of a set on the same subject, the postal service of Falkland Islands will release a similar set of 4 depicting extraordinarily beautiful photographs of local Landscapes.

Bighorn sheep stamp issued The large and magnificent Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep is the perfect complement to Canada Post's latest high-value definitive, this denominated at $4. Produced by a combination of lithography and intaglio, the stamp was designed and engraved by Canadian Bank Note master engraver Jorge Peral with illustration provided by his son, Rodrigo Peral.

OTD: Lester Pearson awarded Nobel Peace Prize On today's date in 1957, former prime minister Lester Bowles Pearson was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his creation of the United Nations Emergency Force in Egypt during the 1956 Suez Crisis.

My Stamp Released on Narayan Sewa Sansthan 5 includes the official logo of the Narayan Seva Sansthan in bright colors along with the picture of NGO's Polio Hospital which is situated in Udaipur.

New Stamps from Greece Centenary of General Confederation of Greek Workers Sheetlet with two stamps to celebrate 100 Years since the founding of the highest trade union body in Greece, the General Confedera…

1313. 🇲🇾🇸🇭🇳🇿 World Post Day Stamps From Malaysia, Christmas From New Zealand And St Helena. 🇲🇾🇸🇭🇳🇿 World Post Day Stamps From Malaysia, Christmas From New Zealand And St Helena. 🇲🇾 I do like the pair of stamps and miniature sheet which were issued by Pos Malaysia on 9 October 2018 to commemorate World Post Day.

Centenary of End of World War I The National Memorial Arboretum at Lichfield, Staffordshire commemorates and pays tribute to all British, Commonwealth and Allied troops who fought and died in the cause of peace and freedom in both World Wars.

Special Cover Released on Shimla Visit of Gandhiji 11th May 1931 to 17th May 1931 - In this span of time Mahatma Gandhi had a meeting with Lord Willingdon in Shimla on violation of peace related acts between Indian freedom fighters and British government by British government.

Holiday Mails Deadlines Approach ─ Don't Miss the Boat! Lucero Garcia, a native of Fort Worth, Texas, w.

Felicitation to Philatelists On 6th October 2018, India Posts, West Bengal Circle felicitated three philatelists, Dipok Dey, Manik Jain and Mohinilal Majumder on the occasion of sesquicentennial celebration of Kolkata G.P.O. Dipok Dey is a well known philatelist and artist of Kolkata.

New exhibitors highlight Novapex New and novice exhibitors were out in full force at the national-level exhibition Novapex 2018, which was held this September in Dartmouth, N.S.

World Post Day World Post Day is celebrated each year on 9 October. The event was declared by the 1969 Universal Postal Congress in Tokyo as a means to mark the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union's creation in 1874.

OTD: Jets return to Winnipeg On today's date in 2011, the Winnipeg Jets made their regular season debut before a sold-out crowd at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Man. After a 15-year hockey void in Winnipeg, the reborn Jets were defeated 5-1 by the Montréal Canadiens. Nik Antropov scored early in the third period to net the first goal in modern Jets' history.

Stampa 2018 The Irish National Stamp Exhibition took place from Friday 5th October to Sunday 7th October. I attended on two days. This is my seventh successive "Stampa" since I returned to Stamp Collecting in March 2012. Maybe five of those years were taken up with obtaining the issues that I had missed out on from 2001 when I gave up collecting.

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