Category Archives: Asian Philately

Registered Cover:100 Years of Sabarmati Ashram (17.6.1917 – 17.6.2017)

By M Gulrez Registered covers from Sabarmati Ashram (Gandhi Ashram) on the occasion of centenary of the Satyaghra Ashram. Mahatma Gandhi established an Ashram on 17 June 1917 at Ahamadabad. There are two cancellation on cover, first one is mail … Continue reading

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GST Rates Revised for 66 Items :Relief for Philately

There have been countless recommendations from states and industries to reduce the rates on certain items. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the rates were revised because the main idea behind GST rates was to maintain the rates as close … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamp on Jhala Manna

India Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp(Denomination 5 Rs.) on great warrior Jhala Manna on 18th June 2017 . Stamp was released at Badi Sadri in Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan. Jhala  Manna. is an outstanding dazzling example of extraordinary valour, … Continue reading

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18th June:Goa Revolution Day

On 18th June 1946 Dr.Ram Manohar Lohia calls for a Direct Action Day against the Portuguese in Goa. Around 1946, at the time when India was on the verge of independence,Dr.Juiliao Menezes  , a noted academician and writer invited Ram Manohar … Continue reading

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New Pictorial Postmark on Animals and Lighthouses

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Croatia: Turtle The postmark featuring sea turtle will be released on 26th June 2017 from   SIBENIK , CROATIA.  South Korea: Long-tailed Gorals The postmark featuring pair … Continue reading

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Papua New Guinea – India Joint Issue

India –Papua joint issue is still awaited from Indian side while Papua New Guinea has released the image of proposed issue.On the official site of papua post there is no date announced for this stamp.

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Hong Kong Issued Stamps on People’s Liberation Army

Hongkong has issued  stamps featuring the People’s Liberation Army’s Hong Kong Garrison . The stamps commemorate the 20th anniversary of the stationing of Chinese forces in the city. This year’s stamps feature insignia from the army, navy and air force, and praise … Continue reading

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Indian Themes on Foreign Stamps:Mauritius

Indian Immigration 1835 It was in 1834 that labourers were introduced under a private importation scheme which lasted until 1839. In August 1834, a batch of 39 free labourers on board the Sarah from Bombay arrived in the colony. On … Continue reading

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Picture Postcards on Buddha

By Anil Kr Pujara Issued By West Bengal Circle of India Post,Kolkata GPO

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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Malaysia

The stamp featuring Kuil Sri Kandaswamy Hindu temple of Brickfields area of Kuala Lumpur .This 60 sen (cents) stamp shows the majestic Sri Kandaswamy Temple, which was inaugurated in 1902. This Temple features huge golden Kodimaram, Vasantha Mandapam, Yagasalai Peedam, … Continue reading

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