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India: Philatelic Joy on Launching of Covid-19 Vaccination

By Sanjay Mundra The Government of India launched Covid-19 vaccination drive on 16th January 2021,This is  world’s largest inoculation exercise against the novel corona virus. India will administer shots to three crore frontline workers in phase one. There are 3,006 session sites across the country, where 100 beneficiaries each will be given either of India’s two […]

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India:First Flight Carried Cover’s Released to Commemorate Air Connectivity between Tirupati and Kalaburagi

Star Air on 11th January 2021 launched flights between Kalaburagi in Karnataka and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh under the Centre’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN, the Civil Aviation Ministry said. “Star Air was awarded the Kalaburagi-Tirupati route under the RCS-UDAN-3 bidding process last year,” the ministry’s statement noted. The airline will be operating three weekly flights […]

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India:Unique Retirement Cover’s in Honor of Postal Emplyees

Senior philatelist of Allahabad Mr. Ambrish Kumar prepared very unique Retirement covers in honor of two postal employees of Allahabad.Mr. Ram Sumer Pal(packer) and Mr. Shyamlal (postman) of Dhoomanganj post office ,Allahabad  retired on 31st December 2020 after successful service. Mr. Ambrish  prepared and gifted the covers to these postal workers .Covers are signed by […]

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India : Customized My Stamp and Special Cover on Chhath Festival

It is a four-day festival mostly celebrated by people from Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar. As per the Hindu tradition, devotees worship the Sun God to express gratitude and seek their blessings. Along with the Sun God, people also make offerings to Chhath Maiya, commonly known as Usha, the wife of the Sun God. According to Vedic astrology, […]

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India:Special Cover on Centenary of Veena R.Pichumani Iyer

R.Pichumani Iyer one of the foremost veena vidwans in Carnatic music, was born on May 18, 1920. R.Pichumani hailed from a family of musicians.  After profiting by early training at the age of 10 in vocal music from Jalar Gopala Aiyar, he later took to the Veena and underwent discipleship under Tiruchi Kupanna. His pursuit of Veena music […]

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Special Covers Released on Hyderabad Karnataka Education Society

Karnataka circle of India Post released two special covers on Hyderabad Karnataka Education Society ,Kalaburagi. The covers depicts pictures of Former chief ministers of Karnataka Dharam Singh and  Veerendra Patil. Date of Release:14th March 2020,Kalaburagi

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Mail Van Carried Cover Released from Bhadrak

India Post has released a carried cover on Gandhi and non violence theme on 20th October 2020 from Bhadrak,Odisha. Two pictorial post cards on Gandhiji’s visit to Bhadrak and ERAM Raktatirtha were also released on the same day. The covers were carried by a mail van  from Charampa SO to Spos Bhadrak.

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Special Covers from Karnataka

By Suresh Rao Sri Kottala Basaveshwara Bharatiya Shikshana Samiti,Sedam Sri Kottala Basaveshwara Bharatiya Shikshana Samiti, Sedam was established in 1974 by Sri Poojya Madivalayya Swamiji in Sedam of Kalaburagi. This Samiti led by Sri Basavaraj Patll Sedam has been working from the past four decades and strives to impart quality education to the children identifying […]

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Fight with Covid-19:Special Cover Released on Stay Home Stay Safe

Date of Release:26th May 2020,Bhubaneswar

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India Post Released Special Cover on Migrants of Mumbai

By Ushnish Dutta India Post, Mumbai paid tribute to the migrant workers by releasing a special cover which is an ode to their immense contribution towards the making of Mumbai. The same was released in the Mumbai GPO premises today by Chief postmaster general of Maharashtra and Goa, Sri Harish Chandra Agrawal and Postmaster General […]