Monthly Archives: May 2013

Today is World No-Tobacco Day

By R.K.Mishra World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on May 31. It is meant to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco   consumption across the globe. The day is further intended … Continue reading

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Cyprus Released Aromatic Stamp on Oregano

Cyprus post issued an aromatic stamp featuring oregano.Oregano – or \”rouvanos\” – is a member of the Lamiaceae family. It is an aromatic bush or semi-bush growing up to 100cm tall with spade-shaped, succulent and thick hairy leaves. It is … Continue reading

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Singapore :New Stamps Featuring Marina Bay Landmarks

SingPost is releasing a set of mint stamps worth $3.23 to celebrate Marina Bay\’s status as the heart of Singapore\’s city centre. The Marina Bay Skyline stamp issue comprises four unique stamps, each featuring a significant landmark in the Marina … Continue reading

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Ukraine Issued Stamp on 100 Years of the First Russian Olympiad

Ukraine has  issued a souvenir sheet celebrating the 100th anniversary of the First Russian Olympiad in Kiev 1913.The First All-Russian Olympics was held in 1913 and was dedicated to the opening of the All-Russian industrial exhibition celebrating 300 years of the … Continue reading

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India Post is not Issuing Stamp on Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex Shimla Today

By Anil Kr Pujara As per the schedule displayed by India Post on its official site till recently, a commemorative postage  stamp is due for release on 30th May 2013 on GAIETY HERITAGE CULTURAL COMPLEX-SHIMLA.It has been reliably learnt that this … Continue reading

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Turkish Police Seize Four Million Fake British Postage Stamps

Four million fake British stamps have been seized in Turkey after police raided ten hideouts of a forgery gang.Turkish police detained 11 people in connection with the operation on the European side of Istanbul.The alleged forgers are accused of printing … Continue reading

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Royal Mail :Special Stamps on 60th Anniversary of Coronation of The Queen

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, Royal Mail has unveiled a special stamp  issue featuring a collection of some of the finest ever portraits of The Queen, including a brand new painted portrait; … Continue reading

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Alderney :Stamps Celebrate Queen\’s Coronation

A special set of Alderney stamps is being released to celebrate 60 years since the coronation of The Queen.Dawn Gallienne, head of philatelic at Guernsey Post, said the idea behind the set was to tell the story of the coronation … Continue reading

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Special Cover\’s : Kolpex 2013

By Prakash Bubkiya Maharashtra and Goa Circle of India Post released a 3 days philatelic exhibition at Kolhapur from 15-17 March 2013.3 Special covers were released during the exhibition. 1.First special cover depicts 800 Year old Panhala Fort.It was built … Continue reading

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New Europa 2013 Stamps

Czech Republic The Czech stamp depicts a symbol of Czechoslovak Post’s history – horse-drawn parcel mail coach. Model IV of this coach was based on a one-horse cargo coach used by Austrian Post. Like its Austrian counterpart, it was usually … Continue reading

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