Category Archives: Asian Philately

Oman Issued Stamps on Childhood

The special postage stamp for children was launched under the theme “Childhood: Right and Participation” under the patronage of Sheikh Salim bin Mustahail Al Ma’ashani, Advisor at the Diwan of Royal Court. The launching ceremony was attended by Sheikh Mohammed … Continue reading

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Special Covers  Released from Karnataka on World Heritage Day

​By Suresh Rao On the occasion of the World Heritage day on 18th April 2017 , three Special covers were released at Bangalore GPO. Sri Arun Raj, Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India released the covers on 18.04.2017 at Bengaluru … Continue reading

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Postal Department still Celebrating Republic Day

By  Sudhir Jain I have received this envelope bearing seal of Bhawani Shankar Road Post Office Mumbai (Pincode 400028)  with a slogan franking “HEARTIEST GREETINGS FOR REPUBLIC DAY”.

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Special Cover:Hydpex 2017

District level Philatelic exhibition Hyderabad.

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Special Cover Released on Kosa Fabric of Chhattisgarh

Kosa silk is obtained from an Indian silkworm – Antheraea mylitta and is a variety of Tussar silk. It is drawn out of cocoons which are especially grown on specific trees known as Arjun, Saja and Sal. Kosa silk is … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released to Commemorate 70 Years of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI

Date of Release:18th  February 2017,Ernakulam The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute was established by Government of India on February 3rd 1947 under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and later it joined the ICAR family in 1967. During the course … Continue reading

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New Stamps from South Korea

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie 150th Birth Anniversary of Woodang Lee Hoe-yeong Lee Hoe-Yeong  also known by his pen name Woodang  (March 17, 1867 – November 17, 1932) was a  Korean independence activist … Continue reading

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New Special Covers from Ludhiana

Satguru Ram Singh Ji Date of Release:13 February 2017 Ludhiana Smart City Date of Release:13 February 2017 SPS Hospital Date of Release:14 February 2017 Spring Del Senior Secondary School Date of Release:14 February 2017

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India Post Issued Stamps on Deekshabhoomi

On the occasion of 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar India Post has issued a setenant stamp on Deekshabhoomi on 14th April 2017 at Nagpur. Deekshabhoomi is a sacred monument of Buddhism   located where the architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr. B.R.Ambedkar … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on World Health Day

By Suresh Rao World Health Day is celebrated each year on 7th April by World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness on different health issues. The theme of the world health Day 2017 is                  ‘Depression: Let’s talk’ .Date of Release-7th April 2017,Karnataka,Cover … Continue reading

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