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The Department of Posts, trading as India Post, is a government-operated postal system in India; it is generally referred to within India as "the post office". [1]

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Allahabad, also known as Prayag and Ilahabad, is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of Allahabad District, the most-populous district in the state.

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The Army Postal Service (APS), functions as a government-operated military mail system in India.

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Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ,, lit. "The land of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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The Bengal Presidency, originally comprising east and west Bengal, was a colonial region of the British Empire in South-Asia and beyond.

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Bhutan (Dzongkha Dru Ü), officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas.

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The Bombay Presidency, also known as the Bombay Province and Bombay and Sind from 1843 to 1936, was an administrative subdivision (presidency) of British India.

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The British Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) was the rule of Great Britain in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy (Sanskrit: dharma; Pali: धम्म dhamma) that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one").

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The word cargo refers in particular to goods or produce being conveyed – generally for commercial gain – by ship, boat, or aircraft, although the term is now often extended to cover all types of freight, including that carried by train, van, truck, or intermodal container.

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A commemorative stamp is a postage stamp, often issued on a significant date such as an anniversary, to honor or commemorate a place, event, person, or object.

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The Commonwealth of Nations, commonly known as the Commonwealth (formerly the British Commonwealth), is an intergovernmental organization of 53 member states that were mostly territories of the former British Empire.

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Company rule in India (sometimes, Company Raj, "raj," lit. "rule" in Hindi) refers to the rule or dominion of the British East India Company on the Indian subcontinent.

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A courier is a person who delivers messages, packages, and mail.

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A definitive stamp is a postage stamp that is part of the regular issue of a country's stamps, available for sale by the post office for an extended period of time and designed to serve the everyday postal needs of the country.

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Delivery is the process of transporting goods from a source location to a predefined destination.

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The Dominion of India (भारत अधिराज्य, Bhārata Adhirājya) was a predecessor to modern-day India and an independent state that existed between 15 August 1947 and 26 January 1950.

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The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company and informally as John Company was an English and later British joint-stock company, formed to pursue trade with the East Indies, but which ended up trading mainly with the Indian subcontinent and Qing China.

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The Enabling Unit, Equal Opportunity Cell is based at University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi.

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Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa.

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Express mail is an accelerated mail delivery service for which the customer pays a surcharge and receives faster delivery.

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A first day of issue cover or first day cover (FDC) is a postage stamp on a cover, postal card or stamped envelope franked on the first day the issue is authorized for useBennett, Russell and Watson, James; Philatelic Terms Illustrated, Stanley Gibbons Publications, London (1978) within the country or territory of the stamp-issuing authority.

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The National Flag of India is a horizontal rectangular tricolour of deep saffron, white and India green; with the Ashoka Chakra, a 24-spoke wheel, in navy blue at its centre.

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The Ganges, also Ganga, is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh.

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The General Post Office, Mumbai, is the central post office of the city of Mumbai, India.

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Chennai General Post Office (GPO) is located on Rajaji Salai at Parry's Corner, Chennai.

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The General Post Office, Kolkata, is the central post office of the city of Kolkata, India, and the chief post office of West Bengal.

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George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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The Government of India (GoI), officially known as the Union Government and also known as the Central Government, was established by the Constitution of India, and is the governing authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories, collectively called the Republic of India.

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Henri Pequet (1 February 1888 – 13 March 1974) was a pilot in the first official airmail flight on February 18, 1911.

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Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere, 1st Baronet, GCB, GCSI, (29 March 1815 – 29 May 1884) was a British colonial administrator.

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Hikkim is a village in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh state in northern India.

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Hindu has historically referred to geographical, religious or cultural identifier for people indigenous to the Indian subcontinent.

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Hindustani (हिन्दुस्तानी, ||lit.

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Independence Day, observed annually on 15 August, is a National Holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947.

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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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An Anna was a currency unit formerly used in India, equal to 1/16 rupee.

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The Indian Armed Forces are the military forces of the Republic of India.

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The term Indian Independence Movement encompasses activities and ideas aiming to end first East India Company rule (1757–1858), then the British Raj (1858–1947).

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A pie (abbreviated as Ps) was a unit of currency in India, Burma and Pakistan until 1947.

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The Indian Telegraph Act, 1883 is the enabling legislation in India which governs the use of wired and wireless telegraphy, telephones, teletype, radio communications and digital data communications.

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Information and communications technology (ICT) is often used as an extended synonym or as an umbrella term for information technology (IT), but is a more specific term (i.e. more broad in scope) that stresses the role of unified communications.

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Jai Hind (जय हिन्द) is a salutation, slogan and battle cry most commonly used in India in speeches and communications pertaining to or referring to patriotism towards India (also known as Hind).

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Jainism, traditionally known as the Jina śāsana or Jain dharma, is one of the oldest Indian religions and belongs to the śramaṇa tradition.

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India has a long and varied postal history and has produced a large number of postage stamps.

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The Madras Presidency, officially the Presidency of Fort St.

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India.

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The mail or post is a system for physically transporting documents and other small packages, as well as a term for the postcards, letters, and parcels themselves.

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Major-general (or major general) is a military rank used in many countries.

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The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology is an Indian government ministry.

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A Muslim, sometimes spelled Moslem, relates to a person who follows the religion of Islam, a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the Quran.

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Myanmar (or (also with the stress on first syllable)), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand.

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Naini (also known as Naini Industrial Area) is a satellite neighborhood and a twin city of Allahabad, India.

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National Savings Certificates, popularly known as NSC, is an Indian Government Savings Bond, primarily used for small savings and income tax saving investments in India.

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Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia.

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New Delhi is a district in Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of the Government of India.

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An overprint is an additional layer of text or graphics added to the face of a postage stamp, banknote or postal stationery after it has been printed.

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The paisa (পয়সা,पैसा, पैसा, پیسہ) is a monetary unit in several countries; cognate terms include poisha (পয়সা, in Bangladesh) and baisa (بيسة, in Oman).

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Palitana is a city in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, India.

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Parcel post is a postal service for mail that is too heavy for normal letter post.

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The Penny Post is any one of several postal systems in which normal letters could be sent for one penny.

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Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa), is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe.

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A post office is a customer service facility forming part of a national postal system.

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A postage stamp is a small piece of paper that is purchased and displayed on an item of mail as evidence of payment of postage.

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A Postal Index Number or PIN or Pincode is a code in the post office numbering or post code system used by India Post, the Indian postal administration.

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Many nations' post offices operated or continue to operate postal savings systems to provide depositors who do not have access to banks a safe, convenient method to save money and to promote saving among the poor.

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A revenue stamp, tax stamp or fiscal stamp is a (usually) adhesive label used to collect taxes or fees on documents, tobacco, alcoholic drinks, drugs and medicines, playing cards, hunting licenses, firearm registration, and many other things.

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The Right to Information Act (RTI) is an Act of the Parliament of India "to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens" and replaces the erstwhile Freedom of information Act, 2002.

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Sir Rowland Hill KCB, FRS (3 December 1795 – 27 August 1879) was an English teacher, inventor and social reformer.

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Sansad Marg (संसद मार्ग; Parliament Street) is a street located in New Delhi, India.

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Dr Satendra Singh is a medical doctor at the University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Delhi.

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Scinde Dawk was a very old postal system of runners that served the Indus Valley of Sindh, an area of present-day Pakistan.

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A Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ) is a follower of Sikhism, a monotheistic dharma which originated during the 15th century in the Punjab region of South Asia.

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Sindh سندھ; (سنڌ (Perso- Arabic); Indus; Ἰνδός; Sindhu) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, located in the south east of the country.

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A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is an ocean faring seaworthy vessel that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically drive (turn) propellers or paddlewheels.

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India's telecommunication network is the second largest in the world based on the total number of telephone users (both fixed and mobile phone).

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The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper.

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A third-party logistics provider (abbreviated 3PL, or sometimes TPL) is a firm that provides service to its customers of outsourced (or "Third Party") logistics services for part, or all of their supply chain management functions.

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A trade name, trading name, or business name is a pseudonym used by companies to perform their business under a name that differs from the registered, legal name of the business.

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The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) is the postal agency of the United Nations.

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The Universal Postal Union (UPU, Union postale universelle) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India_Posts

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