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Agreement signed between India Post and US Postal Service for Electronic Exchange of Data

On October 27, 2020, India Post and US Postal Service signed agreement for electronic exchange of data related to postal shipments. Highlights Based on the agreement, the respective bodies will transmit and receive electronic data of international postal items before their arrival. This will help the customs to clear the postal items well in advance, ..

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October 9: World Post Day

Every year, the World Post Day is celebrated by the United Nations on October 9. This is being celebrated on October 9 to commemorate the establishment of Universal Postal Union in October 9, 1874. The day was declared as World Post Day at the Universal Postal Union Congress held in Japan in 1969. Highlights The ..

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2019 edition of World Post Day (WPD)

The World Post Day (WPD) is celebrated every year on 9th of October to create awareness of the role of the postal sector in people’s and businesses’ everyday lives and its contribution to the social and economic development of countries. The day also marks the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) ..

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2018 World Post Day (WPD)

The World Post Day (WPD) is observed every year on 9 October to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in the Swiss Capital, Bern. It was declared World Post Day at the 1969 UPU Congress in Tokyo, Japan. The proposal was submitted by Anand Mohan Narula, a member ..

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The Department of Posts launches Cool EMS Service between India and Japan

The Department of Posts under Ministry of Communications has launched Cool EMS Service between India and Japan, which will come into force from 29.03.2018. It is one-way service from Japan to India which allows customers in India to import Japanese food items for personal use which is allowed under Indian regulations. Initially, Cool EMS Service ..

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