Special Cover – Indian Institute Of Architect West Bengal Chapter – By Indian Post

Special Cover  –  Indian Institute Of Architect West Bengal Chapter – By Indian Post

The Indian Institute of Architects originated as The Archtects Students Association on May 12th 1917 and the first historic meeting was held in Mr Foster King’s bungalow where the famous Rudyard Kipling was born. Mr George Wittet, the then Consulting Architect to the Government of Bombay was elected the first President. in 1929, it membership was 158 and today it has crossed the 20000 milestone.

Date Of Issue:-30.01.2016.

 

Special Cover – Second Anniversary of Satellite Tagging of Amur Falcons –By India Post

Special Cover  –  Second Anniversary of Satellite Tagging of Amur Falcons –By India Post

The ministry of environment and forests, the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun and other environment agencies along with the Nagaland Forest Department has taken up the joint scientific mission to satellite tag the raptors to provide new insights into the ecology of the Amur Falcon, particularly during its short stay in Nagaland and subsequent traverse across India. Tagging the birds with satellite devise has enabled the scientific community to understand the migratory behaviour of the raptors. Upto 2012, thousands of Amur falcons were massacred in the valley for meat and feathers but with the effort of all stake holder there was a turnaround and people of Pangti village in the valley took a pledge to protect the birds when they arrived. Now Nagaland has become “Falcon Capital of the World”.

Migratory Amur Falcons in Nagaland are fitted with satellite tags to monitor their movement for their conservation. It also provides the Nagaland people with knowledge about the origins of their annual falcon visitors which spend about one month at Doyang every autumn and feast on insects to gain fitness for their immense onward journey to Africa. On 7th November 2013, three Amur Falcon birds named as Naga, Wokha and Pangti were satellite tagged and released. The three birds were fitted with satellite tag with antenna and solar panel weighing 5 gram on their back. All three birds have completed two cycles of migration covering a distance of approximately 44000 km to reach Doyang valley in Nagaland on 29th October, 2015. Male ‘Naga´ has Color Ring number KAM, Ring Number C56801; female ‘Wokha´ Color Ring Number KCM, Ring Number C56802 and another female ‘Pangti´ has Color Ring Number KFM, Ring Number C56803. Apart from these three, another 28 birds were tagged with rings and released. The satellite tagged birds’ migration will be monitored through satellite with a website in Hungary recording every detail about their movement.

Date Of Issue:-07.11.2015.

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Special Cover – Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple ( Birla Mandir) – By India Post.

Special Cover – Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple ( Birla Mandir) – By India Post.

Laxmi Narayan Temple, also known as Birla Mandir, is one of Delhi’s major temples and a major tourist attraction. Built by the industrialst Sh. J.K. Birla in 1939, this beautiful temple is located in the west of Connaught Place.

The temple is dedicated to Laxmi (the goddess of prosperity) and Narayana (The preserver). The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi on the condition that people of all castes will be allowed to enter the temple.

Date Of Issue:-17.02.2016.

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Special Cover – National Heritage: Maharaja Agarsen Ki Baoli – By India Post.

Special Cover – National Heritage: Maharaja Agarsen Ki Baoli – By India Post.

Maharaja Agrasen ki Baoli in Delhi, consisting of 103 steps made of red stone. The Baoli was originally built by Maharaja Agrasen, in the Mahabharat era, and later rebuilt by the Agrawal community in the 14th century, most probably during the Tughlaq period. It is located on Hailey Road near Cannought Place in Delhi, India, in the vicinity of Jantar Mantar. It is now a protected monument by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI), and has a mammoth board indicating it’s national importance.

Date Of Issue:-17.02.2016.

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Special Cover – National Science Centre – By India Post.

Special Cover – National Science Centre – By India Post.

Hall Of Nuclear Power atoms serving the nation

Nuclear Energy is clean, safe & cheap

Date Of Issue:-16.02.2016.

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Special Cover – Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios – By India Post

Special Cover – Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios – By India Post.

Birth Centenary Celebration

Date Of Issue:-15.02.2016.

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Special Cover, Swami Vivekananda, World Thinkers & Writers Peace Meet, ISISAR, By India Post, Music

Special Cover, Swami Vivekananda, World Thinkers & Writers Peace Meet, ISISAR, By India Post, Music

Date Of issue:-27.12.2015.

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Special Cover, Wild Life Sanctuary Bandipur, Project Tiger, Pictorial Cancellation,

Special Cover, Wild Life Sanctuary Bandipur, Project Tiger, Pictorial Cancellation,

The Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve is situated in Mysore and Chamarajanagar (Gundlupet taluk) districts of Karnataka state.

Date Of Cancellation:- 23.06.1978.

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