Odisha government on urged the Centre for immediate release of the commemorative postage stamp on Paika Rebellion. In a letter to Union Minister of Communications, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought urgent measures for the release of the postage stamp. Official sources said, the culture department has already submitted the proposed stamp design along with write-ups in English and Hindi to the Chief Post Master General, Odisha circle.
The stamp art features a fanciful garden of colorful flowers surrounding the word “Love”written in cursive script.Hand-painted with gouache on paper by artist Anna Bond, the illustration is whimsical and vibrant.The stamp will be released on 18th January 2018.
Baroda Philatelic Society was established on 27th April, 1975, with 17 founder members. It is one of the oldest Society in the state of Gujarat. Baroda Philatelic Society is dedicated to the cause of philately and all its Executives are working on voluntary basis. Aims & Objectives
- To help the active philatelists of the city and to meet under a common platform for gaining and sharing knowledge and the inter flow of communication between its members.
- To trace the Postal History of Baroda.
- To help the members in procuring philatelic material of their interest.
- To have a good library to facilitate philatelic research.
Baroda Philatelic Society has successfully organised 8 philatelic exhibitions in the city of Baroda to create the awareness among the philatelists of Baroda. 15 cancellations on different subjects has been sponsored by the Society on various occasions. Philatelic Workshops are conducted by the society, in the schools to promote the philately amongst the school children. Members of the society have participated in the State, National and International level exhibitions and have won many awards. Baroda Philatelic Society is bringing out Quarterly Newsletter “Vadophil”, which provides information related to Philately. Newsletter is circulated to the members of the Society. Continue reading
Malta Post issued a set of 4 miniature sheets featuring traditional floor tile patterns.
The tiles that adorn many traditional Maltese houses, are known for their bold colours and geometric designs. The four different patterns of Maltese floor tiles are drawn in ink by artist Stephanie Borg.
Ministry of External Affairs Secretary Preeti Saran on 10th January said that the leaders of the Asociation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries will inaugurate a set of commemorative stamps based on Ramayana at the India- ASEAN Summit. “When the leaders will come for a plenary session, together they will also inaugurate the stamps”, said Saran.
The ASEAN India Summit will take place on January 25, followed by the Republic Day celebrations for which all the 10 leaders from the ASEAN countries have confirmed their participation in the commemorative Summit as well as to be guests of honour at the Republic Day. Continue reading
Stamps were designed by Mr.KalumGunasekara.
The stamps depicts Sri Lanka Black-capped Bulbul (Black-crested Bulbul), Sri Lanka Warbler (Sri Lanka Bush-warbler)
Sri Lanka Chestnut-backed Owlet and Sri Lanka Drongo(Sri Lanka CrestedDrongo)