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  • LS polls: AAP candidate Soni Sori's manifesto is an affidavit 05-04-2014 02:51 PM

    First time in history, a candidate has released the manifesto on stamp paper. AAP candidate from Bastar, Soni Sori released her manifesto on stamp paper stating , "People should use it against me and get my resignation if I fail to fulfill what I promise and stand for." In her...
  • Modi's knowledge of economics can be put on the back of a stamp, says Chidambaram 28-01-2014 05:45 PM

    Taking a dig at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said his knowledge of economics can be written on the back of a postage stamp. "What he (Modi) knows about economics can be written on the back of a postage stamp," Chidambaram said in an interview...
  • 11 fresh cases lodged against Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust 12-12-2013 02:49 PM

    Eleven fresh cases of stamp duty evasion have been registered by the Uttarakhand government against Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust, spelling more trouble for the yoga guru. All the eleven cases registered pertain to stamp duty evasion and date back eight years or more, Haridwar District Magistrate Nidhi Pandey, on whose...
  • Sachin Tendulkar postal stamp to mark the start of his 200th Test 01-11-2013 10:06 AM

    New Delhi: Hosts of Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and last Test - Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) - have announced that they will release a commemorative postal stamp with Tendulkar's photo at the presentation before the start of the second Test between India and West Indies on November 14 at the Wankhede...
  • Seven arrested with fake stamp papers worth Rs 80 crore 25-09-2013 01:52 PM

    A special team of Bihar Police Wednesday arrested seven people and recovered fake stamp papers worth over Rs.80 crore from them in the state capital, police officials said Wednesday. "A police team seized fake stamp papers from three different places and arrested seven people," Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manu...
  • PM releases postage stamp on freedom fighter Lala Jagat Narain 09-09-2013 06:52 PM

    New Delhi:Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday released a postage stamp on freedom fighter, parliamentarian and journalist Lala Jagat Narain. The prime minister described him as a brave freedom fighter, a fearless journalist and an able parliamentarian. "The morals and principles of journalism set up by Lala Jagat Narain continue...
  • McCartney immortalised on PETA Stamp 29-11-2011 12:19 PM

    London: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have launched a new stamp range featuring the likes of the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time, including veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney. McCartney along with Natalie Portman, Pamela Anderson and Morrissey have agreed to feature on the stamp which will...
  • Stamp paper scam:10-yr RI to Abdul Karim Telgi 18-06-2011 01:37 PM

    Pune: A special court here has sentenced fake stamp paper scam accused Abdul Karim Telgi to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 9 lakh in a case registered with Nashik police in 2000. Telgi, who is facing 47 cases in connection with the scam,...
  • PM bats for lower real estate stamp duties 18-03-2011 12:44 PM

    New Delhi: Terming stamp duties as a "big obstacle" in ensuring transparent transactions in real estate, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday batted for reducing such levies to check the flow of black money in the sector. "I think as far as black money in real estate is concerned, unfortunately...
  • Stick 'em up! Your money or your rose stamps 05-02-2011 11:40 AM

    Berlin: Two robbers are on the run with 20,000 euros ($ 27,270) worth of rose-scented stamps stolen from a stationery store in northern Germany after their demand for cash was unsuccessful. The two men entered the stationery store on the main street in the village of Barsbuettel armed with pistols...
  • Telgi gets bail in stamp paper theft case 11-01-2011 09:27 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Abdul Karim Telgi, alleged kingpin of the multi-crore fake stamp paper scam, in a 2003 case. In December 2003, police had lodged an FIR against Telgi and several others for allegedly stealing government stamps worth around Rs 23 crore from...
  • Stamps sell like hot cakes at Cong plenary venue 20-12-2010 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: A temporary post office set up at the venue of the Congress party's plenary here is doing brisk business, with over 700 stamps "selling like hot cakes". Stamps relating to the pre-independence era, the environment and freedom fighters were attracting buyers, and were "selling like hot cakes", Jaya...
  • Telgi gets 7 years RI in fake stamp paper case 18-09-2010 04:19 PM

    Bangalore: A special court sentenced prime accused Abdul Karim Telgi to seven years of rigorous imprisonment in a 2001 case relating to the multi-crore fake stamp paper scam here on Saturday. Special court judge Chandrashekhar Patil sentenced 16 other accused to five years rigorous imprisonment each. Telgi was also imposed...
  • Court postpones Telgi sentencing to September 18 18-09-2010 02:10 PM

    In Bangalore, a special court will pronounce the quantum of punishment to prime accused Abdul Karim Telgi and 17 others in the multi-crore stamp paper scam. ...
  • US to release stamp on Mother Teresa on Sept 5 31-08-2010 09:12 AM

    Washington: The US has decided to release a postage stamp honouring Mother Teresa on September 5, the US Postal Service has announced. "The US Postal Service will pay tribute to Mother Teresa, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her humanitarian work," the USPS said in a statement....
  • UN releases stamp on Mahatma Gandhi 04-10-2009 09:20 AM

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  • Rakhi's item song too vulgar for my biopic: Telgi 26-05-2008 09:01 PM

    Lahore: Despite being ignored once again by the selectors for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, former Pakistan cricket captain Mohammad Yousuf has said that he has not given up hope on making a comeback to Test cricket. I want to complete the milestone of playing 100 Tests. There are...
  • A film on the life of stamp paper scam kingpin 07-05-2008 01:43 AM

    New Delhi: India's former bowling coach Eric Simons feels that team should invest in Ishant Sharma as he has the ability to lead the pace attack once Zaheer Khan retires. Ishant Sharma has tremendous potential and has the ability to lead this Indian attack. He can be a bowler in...
  • Amitabh booked for saving stamp duty in UP 31-03-2008 11:18 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has stopped its players from signing contracts with clubs in the Bangladesh Twenty20 Premier League, citing the upcoming Test series against England. Nine Pakistani players were reported to have finalised agreements with clubs in Bangladesh to play in the league that begins from December 26th....
  • Stamp duty reduced in Delhi, houses to cost less 24-03-2008 08:55 PM

    Mumbai: On Friday, all eyes will be on Sachin Tendulkar, who is on course for an unprecedented 100th international century, after India made a strong reply on the third day of the final Test against the West Indies. Tendulkar was unbeaten on 67 while VVS Laxman was 32 not out...
  • Govt planning stamps on Sachin, Sania, SRK 16-02-2008 06:33 PM

    Nottingham: A magnificent 159 by Ian Bell and some uninspiring bowling by the Indians allowed England to march to an imposing total of 441/6 at the end of day three of the second Test at Nottingham on Sunday. At stumps, Matt Prior was sitting pretty on 64 while Tim Bresnan...
  • Chennai: 10 yr RI, Rs 3 cr fine for Telgi 30-01-2008 04:49 PM

    Belfast: Ireland captain William Porterfield sees the two match One-day series against Pakistan as a "massive one" in the context of getting a favourable decision from the International Cricket Council (ICC) on the participation of the associate nations in the 2015 World Cup. The ICC, which had originally decided to...