DEPARTMENT OF POSTS

  • Stamps to commemorate 100th year of Mahatma Gandhi's return to release on Friday January 8, 2015

    Chennai: To commemorate the 100th year of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India in 1915, the Department of Posts would release two stamps on Friday. An album of these stamps would be presented to Gandhi's former personal assistant Kalyanam during the event at the Philatelic Bureau on Anna Salai, a PIB release...
  • Postal stamps on Narendra Modi issued in Bihar May 28, 2014

    A set of four postal stamps and a special cover on Prime Minister Narendra Modi conceptualised by a philatelist from Bihar has been issued by the Department of Posts (DoP). "I conceptualised the stamps and special cover to mark the ascendancy of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister of India. It...
  • DoP launches epost, fax post services in J&K April 3, 2013

    Jammu: The Department of Posts on Tuesday launched ePost and fax post services in Jammu and Kashmir for transmission and delivery of greetings and messages. The new services were launched by Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Abdul Rahim Rather, during a function at Gandhi Nagar Head Post Office. Rather...
  • Now NRI's can pay fee online for information under RTI March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Department of Post has launched electronic version of Indian Postal Order eIPO which will help NRIs to pay fee online for seeking information under the RTI Act. "Department of Posts on Friday in association with Department of Personnel and Training launched Electronic Indian Postal Order...
  • TN snail mail gets GPS to streamline delivery September 4, 2007

    Chennai: Do you think your mail is reaching you late? If you are in Chennai, rest assured, things are changing for good. The Department of Posts in Tamil Nadu is fitting five of its 99 postal vans with Global Positioning System (GPS) to track their movements. So, if the driver...