Monthly Archives: April 2015

Girish Karnad Autographs on Special Cover

By Vijay Kumar Jain Girish Raghunath Karnad  is a contemporary writer, playwright, screenwriter, actor and movie director in Kannada language. He is a recipient of the 1998 Jnanpith Award, the highest literary honour conferred in India. He is active in … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Gibraltar

Definitives 2015 The 2015 Definitive additional value stamps are a continuation of the 2014 De­finitives. They have been printed using a special easy peel self adhesive paper that ensures ease of peeling and aafixing of the stamps onto envelopes. An … Continue reading

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Postal Museum Inaugurated

By Laiqh A. Khan Bengaluru:Bells, shining badges, spears, weighing scales and a host of other paraphernalia associated with the postman of yore were unveiled recently at the Postal Museum, situated in the Postal Training Centre (PTC) here.Set up in an … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamp on Eurovision Song Contest Vienna 2015

Following Conchita Wurst’s fantastic victory in 2014, Austria is now the venue for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. On the occasion of this major event, Austrian Post is issuing a commemorative showing the logo of this year’s Song Contest.This music … Continue reading

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Greenland Issued Stamp on Queen Margrethe II

Greenland has issued a special stamp to commemorate 75th Birthday of HM the Queen .There is a genuine and sincere bond between the royal house and the people of Greenland. The bond is very deep. The first time the Queen … Continue reading

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New Europa 2015 Stamps:Faroe Islands

Old Children’s Toys The theme of the 2015 EUROPA stamp issue is Old Toys. Edward Fuglø has designed the stamps which feature a rag doll and a horn-hoop, both of which served as children’s toys in the olden days. In … Continue reading

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Ukraine Issued  Savchenko Stamp to Support Imprisoned Pilot

By  Nataliya Trach Ukraine’s postal service, Ukrposhta, began issuing postage stamps bearing the image of Nadiya Savchenko in a move to raise support and awareness for the Ukrainian pilot, who has had two hunger strikes since her imprisonment in a … Continue reading

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India Post:Special Picture Postcards on Wooden Carvings at Karanji Mansion

By Suresh Rao Wooden Carvings at Karanji Mansion’ Postal training centre, Mysuru A set of 23 post cards was released recently by Karnataka postal circle.( Cost Rs.100 / set)

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Vietnam Issued Stamps on Hung Kings Worship

The stamp collection consists of three stamp samples and one block, which were designed by artists Vo Luong Nhi and Vu Kim Lien. It was made from glued fabric paper and printed with offset method with its size of 46x … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on 400th Anniversary of Wignacourt Aqueduct

Malta has issued two stamps to commemorate the 400th anniversary from the construction of the Wignacourt Aqueduct.The stamps, which are the third issue in the ‘Treasures of Malta Series,’ illustrate different features of the Wignacourt Aqueduct. The Wignacourt Arch which … Continue reading

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