The stamps featuring the Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, in conjunction with the inaugural visit of the British royal couple to Malaysia for five days this week.”The stamp series will feature two designs featuring the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, both priced at RM1 each.
Pos Malaysia would also issue the complete set of stamp series including the First Day Cover and a special folder featuring the logo of the 60th anniversary of bilateral relations between Malaysia and the United Kingdom as well as one piece of miniature sheet, priced at RM43.45 per set.
India Post is releasing a commemorative postage stamp on Dr. Shambhunath Singh on 9th November 2017.Shambhunath Singh (17 June 1916-3 September 1991) born at Devaria UP.He was a poet,writer and social activist.His main books are-Roop Rashmi,Chhayalok and Waqt ki minar par.
Twelve Days of Christmas
A festive set of twelve stamps to bring joy and cheer! This festive collection is presented by Isle of Man Post Office with best wishes and good cheer in the spirit of the popular Christmas song that inspired these lyrical illustrations by Catherine Rowe.
Issue Date:19.10.2017 Designer:EJC Design Printer:Lowe Martin Process:Offset Lithography plus hexachrome Colours:Four plus metallic
50 Years of Universidad Católica Portuguesa
On 13 October 1967, the decree Lusitanorum Nobilissima Gens, issued by the Congregation for Catholic Education (the Ponti cal congregation of the Roman Curia responsible for educational institutions), gave rise to the great scienti c and pedagogical adventure represented by Universidade Católica Portuguesa. The decision to establish a Catholic university in Portugal – as in other countries of Europe and beyond – had been made by the Portuguese bishops two years earlier. In 1967, the project was made o cial and a starting point was chosen in the Faculty of Philosophy in Braga, with the mandate to extend its academic activity as soon as possible to Lisbon. On November 1st, in the city of Braga, in the presence of the national education minister and cardinals Cerejeira and Garrone, the academic year was solemnly inaugurated.
Issue Date:16.10.2017 Designer:Atelier Prior & Pendão/Fernando Pendão Printer:INCM Process:Offset Size:40 x 30,6 mm Values:€0.50, €0.85
PICO RUIVO Located in the parish of Santana and with a height of 1862 metres, Pico Ruivo is Madeira’s highest point and the 3rd highest in Portugal. Access to Pico Ruivo is available via the Pico Ruivo track (PR1.2 – Achada do Teixeira – Pico Ruivo). Next to the Pico Ruivo shelter, there is also access to 3 other tracks that lead to di erent points of the island: The Pico Arieiro track (PR1), the Encumeada track (PR1.3) and the Ilha track (PR1.1). At Achada do Teixeira, visitors can also admire the “Standing Man”, an interesting basaltic rock formation. During the climb, walkers are often surrounded by clouds, above which an unforgettable sunrise awaits. PICO CASTELO This peak is located 437 metres above sea level and provides an exceptional view of Porto Santo. Continue reading
The scholarship program has been named as Deen Dayal SPARSH (Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude and Research in Stamps as a Hobby) Yojana. Under this scheme, students of class 6 to 9 with good academic record and also pursuing Philately as a hobby will be awarded annual scholarships. The hobby of collecting stamps includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organising, cataloguing, displaying, storing, and maintaining the stamps or related products on thematic areas.
Stamp collection also teaches a lot about the socio-economic-political reality of the period in which the stamp is issued or the theme on which it is issued. Here are the highlights of the scheme:
- The government has proposed to award 920 scholarships to students pursuing Philately as a hobby.
- The amount of scholarship will be Rs 6,000 per annum.
- At the time of selection for award scholarship, the candidate must have scored at least 60 per cent marks or equivalent grade/grade point in the recent final examination.
- There will be 5 per cent relaxation for SC/ST. Continue reading
The set of 4 stamps was released on 1st November 2017.Stamps features the Chamois(Rupricola rupricola).
The stamp, which features the front page of The Halifax Herald published after the disaster, was unveiled on 7th November 2017. Creative director Larry Burke worked on the stamp’s design with designers Anna Stredulinsky and Adam Hartling, illustrator Mike Little and historians, archivists, and experts familiar with the disaster.
The four new stamps are inspired by some of America’s favorite holiday songs such as “Jingle Bells,” “Deck the Halls,” Silent Night,” and “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas.” They’re designed to be appealing as a group, as well as individually. Lyrics from each song highlight the individual stamps.According to the USPS, the artist first sketched the artwork in pencil and then rendered it as a digital illustration, according to the USPS.