India is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites; ranging from natural wonders to architectural marvels. While some are keepers of the magnificence of history, others are a safe and lush haven for biodiversity to flourish. These majestic UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India featured on stamps which were issued on 16 March 2020. These sites have received the prestigious status because of their natural and scientific significance. Continue reading UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India featured on stamps
“The one who has a Curved Trunk, Who has a Large Body and Whose Splendour is similar to Million Suns”! Deep in a cave on a hill in Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh, archaeologists found a Gupta Era sculpture which is believed to be the oldest dateable representation of the Elephant God Ganesha. The Udaygiri Ganesha is considered to be the oldest representation of the Lord Ganesha in the country. Apart from these sculptural marvels, the Elephant God Featured on Coins is a marvelous example of skilled artisanship. Continue reading Elephant God Featured on Coins
The great things about fashion are that it always looks forward- Oscar de la Renta! The universal language which conveys the though without speaking is fashion. Since eons fashion has changed according to society’s needs. For many, changing fashion is also a cultural status or style statement. Continue reading Changing fashion on stamps part 1
The 167 years old Legacy of Indian Railways has wrapped enormous memories in regards to technology, infrastructure, the partition of the country, and ownership from British time to the Indian government. Every one of us has some or other unforgettable imprint of the Indian railway on our lives. Continue reading Will Legacy of Indian Railways be Continued?
Awadh was a Princely State during the British rule in India. The Political unity of Awadh can be traced back to the ancient kingdom of Kosala with Ayodhya as its capital. The region is located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and it is ruled by different dynasties like Delhi Sultanate, Mughal Empire, East India Company, and the British. Continue reading Coinage of Awadh Princely State