The Population Census in India commencing from the 9th February, 2011 was the 15th Census in the unbroken series as reckoned from the year 1872 which marked the beginning of the modern census
in the country.
The Corps of
Signals are more popularly known as the Information Warriors of the
Indian Army Corps Of Signals (depicted on the stamp) have played an
important role played by all ranks in enabling net centric warfare in
the present information age.
To mark the 400 years (1609 – 2009) India Post issued a commemorative postage stamp on 02.02.2011 of Rs.5 on Mary Ward – Loreto Institutions. Also issued a first day cover.
Picture : The design of the Commemorative Postage Stamp being released to mark this milestone depicts the spirit of the Centenary Session of the Indian Science Congress. A child, tender, mouldable & future of India, is observing a flower through a Magnifying Glass and DNA Structure in the background
These 5 postcards were
sent to a credit society in Allahabad in 1940's (British India) by
different people. Text from first
postcard is reproduced along with the pictures.
This is a unfranked (no postage
paid) cover dispatched from Bara Bazaar, Calcutta in Bengal to, what
appears to be, Kalarampur in zilla (i.e. district) Hadotee (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hadoti)
in Rajasthan in September 1912. The cover travelled from Calcutta to
Kharagpore (present day Kharagpur) wrongly, returned to Calcutta via
Midnapore (present day Midnapur), and finally sent to it's right
destination in Kotah.