17 February 2017
On the first death anniversary of Late President A P J Abdul Kalam, Department Of Post has issued a special cancellation.
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. A career scientist turned statesman, Kalam was born and raised in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology. He also played a pivotal organisational, technical, and political role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998, the first since the original nuclear test by India in 1974.
Widely referred to as the "People's President", he returned to his civilian life of education, writing and public service after a single term. He was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state in central India. It is notable as Maharashtra's oldest and largest national park. It is one of India's 43 "Project Tiger" - tiger reserves.
The name "Tadoba" is the name of the God "Tadoba" or "Taru", praised by the tribal people who live in the dense forests of the Tadoba and Andhari region, while the Andhari river that meanders through the forest. gives the 'Andhari' name.
16 February 2017
India Post has issued a on Bombay Exchange BSE on 9th July 2016. The Bombay Stock Exchange (
is an Indian stock exchange
Established in 1875.
The BSE is Asia’s first stock exchange and the world’s fastest stock exchange with a median trade speed of 6 microseconds. The BSE is the world’s 11th largest stock exchange with an overall market capitalization of $1.7 trillion as of January 23, 2015. More than 5500 companies are publicly listed on the BSE.
Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, recently culminated its centennial celebrations by releasing its official postage stamp that has been created as a memento to the Company’s 100 years contribution to India’s growth story. Commemorating the efforts and contribution by the company towards lighting up lives with Invisible Goodness, the Company dedicated the stamp towards building the nation greener in the next 100 years.
The stamp symbolises the Company’s commitment and dedication to realise the vision of its founder, Mr. Jamshetji Tata, that ‘clean, cheap & abundant power is one of the basic ingredients for the economic progress of a city, state or country’.
15 February 2017
International Day of Yoga or commonly and unofficially referred to as Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on since its inception in 2015. An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 11 December 2014. Yoga is a physical, mental, and/or spiritual practice attributed mostly to India. The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his UN address suggested the date of , as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares special significance in many parts of the world.
Swami Chidananada, whose birth centenary is being celebrated all over India and abroad had devoted his life serving the lepers and poor people in the destitute home. The 100 days celebration programme which started on came to an end on Saturday. This included prachar yatras, various state and inter-state conferences, dramas and many other events organised by the Divine Life Society (DLS).