“On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!” – Alexander Henry. One language??? Even though India is a country where exists many languages, she is one of the biggest republics in the world and is represented by one of the most incredible of flags. A National Flag is a symbol of national pride which represents hopes and aspirations of the people of a nation. Tiranga: the Indian Tricolour means a lot to the people of India and has a great significance and honour to the Indian public. This treasured possession of the Indians appears on countless stamps. On this Republic Day let us skim through our collections and see how many countries feature our Tiranga on Stamps.
Hello… We hope you are staying in touch with our website. Today we have brought something for all the lovely ladies out there! But men will also enjoy reading about it. Are you curious to know what are we talking about?
Well… it’s Jewellery on stamps!
Jewellery is a piece of decoration on a body. Jewellery has the power to be this one little thing that can make you feel unique.
Continuing with where we left last year, here is another post in the series of stamps of India featuring birds on them. Just before the year ended in 2016, some splendid stamps were released by India post depicting colourful birds on 5th December 2016.
India has always stood tall with its head high when it comes to protecting the civilians from all kinds of external or internal breaches of security. The attitude of our Armed forces has always been “DON’T MESS WITH US!” Considering a sub-continent that is surrounded by water bodies on three sides, with a coastline of 7,517 kilometres, the Indian Navy doesn’t really need a special mention. 4th December is celebrated as Navy Day in India and today we take a look at some of the stamps of India that feature Indian Navy Ships!
Humans have always thrown their weight around, carrying loads of ego with them, thinking that they own the planet. But the matter of the fact is that we are almost like a needle in a stack of piles and piles of hay, in his infinitely expansive universe. Astronomy and space expeditions have helped us understand about the beautiful celestial bodies that surround us and their evolution over time. India has been one of the leading countries in contributing towards space research. The space agency Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO was established in 1969, headquartered in Bengaluru to harness space technology for national development, pursue space science research and planetary exploration. The idea was envisioned in 1962 by India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru and scientist Vikram Sarabhai. Let’s take a look at some stamps of India which depicted missions undertaken by ISRO.
The subcontinent of India is blessed to be located geographically so strategically that, everything seems to fall in place for vibrant flora and fauna to thrive abundantly. India is home to hundreds of species of birds, most of which are native to certain regions and not much movement has been seen outside their homelands. Every species has a distinct habitat which they are accustomed to. Forests, mountains, coastal areas, marshy areas, plains, plateaus and cities, each one of them has their favourite breeding region, and India offers all that variety. Not just that, biodiversity of India can also be attributed to the fact that different parts of the country experience different climatic conditions. The more or less warm climate of India is what attracts migratory birds from all over the world. We had shared some interesting facts about these beautiful migratory birds that were featured on stamps of India in one of our earlier blog posts. On 17th October 2016, 4 stamps of India were issued, ranging from a denomination of 5 rupees to 25 rupees, depicting endangered birds of India. Let’s know a little about these flying beauties!
Each one of us has some fond memories of childhood that will make you smile when bad times start biting your back. The days you spent flying a kite with a friend, throwing stones at a mango tree all evening, waiting for vacations to make your playground your new home etc. Let’s explore some beautiful Children’s day stamps today at Mintage World!
“The lucid smoke drifts on the breeze,
The steaming pans are mantling white,
And thy blue wing’s a joyous sight,
Among the brown and leafless trees.”
– Excerpt from the poem “The Bluebird” by John Burroughs
Every human would have at some point in their lives, dreamt of flying. Touch the clouds freely without any shackles to hold back! Birds are one of the luckiest creations of nature who can spread their wings and live this dream in reality by exploring the expansive skies glimmering in the orange hues of the evening.
Continuing from where we left last time, let’s explore the works and contributions of some more prominent Indian scientists who have been portrayed on postage stamps.
Science is the basis for anything and everything that exists. It has answers to every question that arises out of curiosity. And for the answers that still don’t exist, they will soon be discovered by a brilliant scientist who is sitting in the corner of his room or laboratory, dedicating his entire life to finding the right one. India has produced some of the greatest scientists of the world who have contributed in various fields. Let’s take a look at some of the most prominent scientists of India who have been depicted on stamps.