Monthly Archives: August 2016

Special Cover Released on Chaturmas of Sripad Vader Swamiji

By Anil Kr Pujara Karnataka circle of India Post has released a special cover from Mangaluru  on Sri Gokarn Math on 18th August 2016.The cover was released to commemorate Suvarna Chaturmas of Sripad Vader Swamiji at Mangaluru.Cover number  KTK/12/2016

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New Stamps of Monaco

Les Ballets De Monte-Carlo In 1985, the current Compagnie des Ballets de Monte-Carlo was born. In 1993, the company took off on the international stage as a result of the choreographic works created by Jean-Christophe Maillot, which are renowned throughout … Continue reading

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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:USA

USPS will Issue Diwali Forever Stamp The United States postal service has announced the rollout of a new postal stamp and it’s one that’s going to cheer all Indians. Commemorating Diwali, the stamp has a photo of an oil lamp … Continue reading

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China :Year of Chicken Stamps

To celebrate the Year of the Chicken, China Post recently released a set of Dingyou Year special Chicken stamps.These stamps will be available from 5th January 2017. The new Chicken stamp series consists of two stamps: One depicts a rooster … Continue reading

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New Stamps from USPS

Military Service Cross The stamps depict the four Service Cross Medals — the Army Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, which includes the Marine Corps, the Air Force Cross and the Coast Guard Cross. The medals pay homage for each service … Continue reading

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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Oman

By M Gulrez Sultanate of Oman has issued a beautiful stamp sheet to commemorate the occasion of 60 years of Oman- India diplomatic ties .The stamps depicts Indian flag and Tajmahal.

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United Nations-Czech Republic joint issue

The UNPA will issue six stamps, two for each U.N. post office, on 8th September 2016 while chech Republic will issue stamps on 7th September 2016.Two of the stamps, the 47¢ U.N. stamp for use from the post office at … Continue reading

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Hongkong will Issue Stamps on Teachers Day

Hongkong will issue “A Tribute to Teachers” stamps on 6th September 2016.September 10 has been designated as Teachers’ Day in Hong Kong.Depicting chalk drawings on a blackboard, this set of four stamps and the stamp sheetlet convey five messages on … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Glass Stamp

Austria issued an impressive stamp made of glass on 10th June 2016 . It presents the reverse-glass painting tradition of the municipality of Sandl in Upper Austria in the miniature scale of a postage stamp. The reverse-glass painting is of a … Continue reading

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India Post Released Stamp on Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Swamy 

India Post has released a commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Swamy  on 27th August 2016. Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Swamy did his primary education at Suttur itself with his previous name as Sri Puttaswamy. … Continue reading

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