Monthly Archives: December 2017

India Post Issued Stamp on Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan

India Post has released a commemorative postage stamp on Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan on 31st December 2017.Mehr Chand Mahajan (1889– 1967) was the third Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India  . Prior to that he was the Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Special Covers:Uttarakannadapex 2017

By Suresh Rao  A district level philately exhibition held at Kumta, Uttara Kannada on 16th and 17th Dec 2017. Five Special covers were released during the event. Mhatober Shri Murdeshwar Temple Murdeshwar is a town in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara … Continue reading

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India Post is Clearing Backlog,Issued  Hand Fans and India-Papua New Guinea Joint Issue

India Post is clearing its backlog of 2017  in hurry.Over burdening the pockets of philatelists another mega issue of Indian hand fans  was released on 30th December 2017.It will cost a lot not in hundreds but thousands of ruppes a … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on AIDS Awareness

By Suresh Rao Karnataka circle of India Post has issued a special cover on AIDS awareness from Kolar on 7th December 2017.Special Cover Number : KTK/92/2017. Let us all join together to build an HIV / AIDS free society. Get … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamps on Stepwells of India

India Post has issued a set of 16 stamps on step wells of India on 29th December 2017.Denomination of 8 stamps is 15 Rs and another 8 stamps is 15 Rs. each.Each sheetlet costs 160 Rs. it is issued in form of 4 … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamp on Dadabhai Naoroji

Known as the Grand Old Man of India, Dadabhai Naoroji was an intellectual, educator and political figure who worked to promote the Zoroastrian religion and the Indian culture. He spearheaded India’s freedom struggle by giving speeches and writing articles on … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on 50 Years of Awarding Jnanpith Award to Rashtrakavi Kuvempu’s Sri Ramayana Darshanam

By Suresh Rao Special Postal Cover released on 28th December 2017 at Kannada Bhavana to commemorate – Completion of 50 Years on awarding Jnanpith Award to Rashtrakavi Kuvempu’s Sri Ramayana Darshanam. “Jnanpith” is an Indian highest literary award. The first … Continue reading

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Pakistan Issued Stamps on Aga Khan IV

Pakistan Post has issued six commemorative stamps of Rs 10 denomination each in connection with the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Imamat of Prince Karim Aga Khan on Friday.The first day issue cover and leaflet priced at Rs15 and Rs20 … Continue reading

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New UNPA Stamps

Flag Series 2017 The stamps depicts flags of Albania,Benin,Bulgaria,Comoros,Congo,Ethiopia,Georgia and Iraq World Food Day The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the UN celebrates World Food Day each year on 16 October to commemorate the founding of the Organization in … Continue reading

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Slovenia Issued MS on Goran Dragic

Not many active professional athletes find themselves honored on their countries’ postage stamps.Miami Heat’s Goran Dragic   has that rare distinction with a new Slovenian postage stamp saluting its basketball team winning the Eurocup 2017 championship. Dragic first stated he … Continue reading

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