The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) is a state of art Institute for treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases in Bangladesh . It was established in 1978 at Dhaka. A stamp was issued on 12 Sep 2012 to mark 30 years of open heart surgery in Bangladesh. A FDC with stamp is listed.
Jewish Contribution to World Culture in Modern Era – Miniature Sheet of Israel – 1998.
Israel issued a miniature sheet containing six stamps with tabs on 27 Apr 1998 .The theme was Jewish Contribution to World Culture in Modern Era. The Personalities featured on stamps are
Franz Kafka (1883-1924) – Author- He was a German speaking Bohemian Jewish novelist and short story writer ,widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th Century Literature. He was born into a German speaking Jewish family in Prague.
George Gershwin (1898-1937)-Composer – He was an American composer and Pianist. He was born in Brooklyn USA in an Russian Jewish and Lithuanian Jewish ancestry family.Among his best known works are Orchestral compositions “Rhapsody in Blue” (1924), An American in Paris (1928),as well as contemporary Opera “Porgy & Bess” (1935)
Lev Davidovich Landau (1908-1968) – Soviet Physicist – He was born to Jewish Parents in Baku Azerbaijan. He was awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics for his mathematical theory of superfluidity that account for properties of Liquid Helium II.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) -Physicist- Born in Ulm Germany to non observant Ashkenazi Jews.He was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of Law of Photoelectric effect.He developed the theory of relativity ,one of the two pillars of Modern Physics(alongside quantum mechanics).He is best known for world’s most famous equation – mass energy equivalence formula E = mc2
Leon Blum (1872-1950) – Statesman – He was a French Socialist Politician. A Jew ,he was Prime Minister of France thrice.
Elizabeth Rachel Felix ( 1821-1858) -French Actress of Jewish ancestry
First Day Covers India Jul 2018 – 70 Years of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
India Post issued a postage stamp in the denomination of rupees five on 01 Jul 2018 on 70 Years of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (1949-2018). ICAI is the statutory body for regulating the profession of Chartered accountants in India.
First Day Covers India Aug 2018 – 100 Years of Patna University
India Post issued a postage stamp in the denomination of rupees five on 25 Aug 2018 on Centenary of Patna University (1917-2017). It is seventh oldest University in Indian Sub-Continent and First in Bihar.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is a department of University Of Oxford .It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research ,Scholarship and education by publishing worldwide. The head office of the Pakistan Branch of Oxford University Press is in Karachi with offices in Lahore,Islamabad,Multan, Faisalabad & Peshawar. It was established in 1952 in Pakistan.
Pakistan issued a stamp 15 Dec 2012 on 60 years of publishing by Oxford University Press .