Sharada Residential School Udupl
Sharada Residential School Udupl
100th Anniversary of Latvia Republic
500th Anniversary to Reformation
H.C. Andersen’s The Snow Queen fairytale adorns international stamps. The ten-stamp booklet contains no-value indicator stamps and Priority labels.
Issue Date: 03.11.2017 Designer: Rudolf Koivu, graafinen suunnittelu Ilkka Kärkkäinen
75 Years of Divine Life of Jain Acharya Dhyanyogi Dr. Shiv Muniji Maharaj
Rejuvenation of Tanks and Wells in Vijaypura
In the spirit of admiring the nation’s beauty, Pos Malaysia is immortalising popular tourism spots in Pahang, Perak and Terengganu on stamps.Among the destinations featured are Istana Abu Bakar and Fraser Hill in Pahang, Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan and Pangkor Island in Perak and Crystal Mosque and Kenyir Lake in Terengganu. The stamps, printed in three se-tenants, are worth 60 sen each and come in a sheet of 20 pieces for each state.
The Vatican has released special postage stamps dedicated to the visits of the Pope Francis in 2016.The postage stamp, dedicated to the visit of the Pope to Azerbaijan and Georgia, features photo of the Bibiheybat mosque.Other postage stamp commemorate the visits of the Pope to Mexico, Poland, Greece, Sweden and Armenia.The postage stamp issued in connection with the visit of the Pope to Armenia features photo of a monument dedicated to the so-called “the Armenian Genocide.
In collaboration with the World Wild Life Fund, Gibraltar issued this set of four stamps on 30th November 2017 depicting the following bats;Greater noctule bat (Nyctalus lasiopterus),European free-tailed bat (Tadarida teniotis) Isabelline serotine bat (Eptesicus isabellinus) and Schreibers’ bat (Miniopterus schreibersii)
By: V R C Phaniharan
Hyderabad: A unique scholarship scheme initiated by the Indian Postal Department (IPD) for schoolchildren studying between class VI and IX has not yet reached a vast majority of students in rural areas of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. According to sources in the TS and AP Circles, the IPD has launched the Deen Dayal Sparsh Yojana or SPARSH scholarship for the promotion of aptitude and research in stamps as hobby (SPARSH).
Speaking to The Hans India, a senior official said the objective of the scholarship was to promote the hobby of the collection of stamps as a relaxing activity. It would also lead to social connections between like-minded schoolchildren from different parts of the States, with similar interests and to forge new friendships. Besides, the key element of the scheme was that “it will benefit the individual students, as it would help hone the memory skills by working to catalogue and organise information and give meaning to one’s actions,” the official added. Continue reading
The 23rd Winter Olympics will be held in the city of Pyeongchang in South Korea from 9 to 25 February 2018. After the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, these are the second Olympic Games to be held in South Korea. Olympic stamps showing the motifs “Nordic Skiing” (face value: CHF 1.70) and “Alpine Skiing” (face value: CHF: 2.00). The Korean woman Sojung Kim-McCarthy, who meanwhile lives in Bournemouth.
Issue Date: 13.11.2017 Designer: Sojung Kim-McCarthy, Bournemouth Printer: Gutenberg AG, Schaan, Liechtenstein Process: Offset 5-farbig CMYK & Silber Size: 38 x 32 mm Values: 1.70CHF, 2.00CHF
Philately Liechtenstein is showing four wildlife species which were long believed to be extinct but have meanwhile settled in the region again: “Beaver” (face value: CHF 0.85), “Lynx” (face value: CHF 1.00), “Wolf” (face value: CHF 1.30) and “Stork” (face value: CHF 1.50).
Issue Date: 13.11.2017 Designer: Angelo Boog, Wallisellen Process: Offset 5-farbig CMYK & Gold Gutenberg AG, Schaan Size: 38 x 32 mm Values: 0.85CHF, 1.00CHF, 1.30CHF, 1.50CHF
Year of Dog
Newly designed permanent pictorial cancellation, special cover and mystsmp have been released at world famous Jain Pilgrimage centre Shrawanabelgola (District Hasan, Karnataka) on 6th December 2017 in a grand function in the Holy presence of Swasti Sri Charukeerthi Bhattarak Swamiji of Shrawanabelgola. Continue reading