Sunday, January 30, 2011

India MS: 2002-2005

16th April 2002: 150 years of Railways in India
First train from Boribunder to Thane on 16th April 1853

26th April 2002: 50th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and Japan
Kabuki actor (Japan)
Kathakali dancer (India)

30th Oct 2002: 8th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, New Delhi: Mangroves
Rhizophora mucronata
Sonneratia alba
Nypa fruticans
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza

15th Nov 2002: Handicrafts of India
Cane & Bamboo Artifacts
Thewa Art
Patan's Patola Fabrics
Dhokra Casting

5th Feb 2003: Aero India 2003, Bangalore on Centenary year of Man's First Flight
'Hindustan Trainer No 2' First Aircraft Mfg. in India, 1951
'Marut' Ground Attack Aircraft, 1961
Light Combat Aircraft World's smallest multirole Aircraft, 2001
'Dhruv' state-of-the-art Helicopter for Indian Armed Forces

7th Apr 2003: Medicinal Plants of India
Guggulu (Commiphora wightii)
Brahmi (Bacopa nonnieri)
Amla (Emblica officinalis)
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

15th May 2003: Golden voices of Yesteryears
Kishore kumar, Mukesh, Mohd Rafi & Hemant Kumar

29th May 2003: Golden Jubilee of the Ascent of Mount Everest by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary

19th Jun 2003: 151st Anniversary of Government Museum, Chennai

3rd Oct 2003: Waterfalls of India
Jog Falls
Kempty Falls
Athirapalli Falls
Kakolat Falls

12th Nov 2003: Nature India - Snakes
Python Molurus, Python
Trimeresurus gramineus, Bamboo Pit Viper
Ophiophagus hannah Hamadryad, King Cobra
Chrysopelea ornata, Gliding Snake

29th Nov 2003: India-France Relationship (Joint Issue)
Rooster Motif, 15th Cent painting (France)
Peacock Motif, 19th Cent. Minakari (India)

22nd Dec 2003: Golden jubilee of Sangeet Natak Academy

25th Apr 2004: INS Tarangini Circumnavigation Voyage

28th Jun 2004: The Great Trigonometrical Survey
Nain Singh
Radhanth Sikdar

4th Oct 2005: 150 years of India Post (Postage Stamp)
Mail Steamer, Train, Dak Ghari & First Postage stamp of India
First Airmail flight, Mail Train, Runner & Early Post Mark
Calcutta G.P.O., First post independence Postage stamp & letter box
Aspects of Modern Postal System

24th Oct 2004: Indian Army in UN Peace keeping Operations

28th Nov 2004: The Aga Khan Award for Architecture. 9th cycle 2002-2004: Agra Fort
Khas Mahal Agra Fort
Mussaman Burj & Amar Singh Gate

16th Dec 2004: Taj Mahal, Agra

24th Mar 2005: Flora and Fauna of North East India
Clouded Leopard
Dillenia indica Linn
Mishni Takin
Pitcher Plant

05th Apr 2005: 75th Anniversary of 'Dandi March'
Marchers led by Gandhi
Headlines in 'Bombay Chronicle'
Course traversed during the march
Writing of Gandhi

18th Oct 2005: 150 years of Indian Post: Letter Boxes
Victorian Letter Box
Penfold Letter Box
Cylindrical Letter Box
TV Type Letter Box

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  1. Vivin, First time visit a site related to postage collection. Nice work keep it up