July 30, 2016

Olympic Events - Picture Postcards

A Set of 12 Picture Post Cards on Olympic Events was made available at Post Shopee and Epost  by India Post , Karnataka Circle.

Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

July 28, 2016

Gajamutthassi - Dakshayani

India Post released a Special Cover on the occasion of Gajamutthassi - Dakshayani on 27th July 2016.

Travancore Devaswam Board, the renowned charitable institution of Kerala is in possession of 33 elephants.  Among them the oldest elephant in captivity is the 85 years old female elephant, Dakshayani. She was donated by the Travancore royal family when she was five or six year old.

In the light of the above facts the Travancore Devaswam Board has decided to honour the beast by providing the title "Gajamuthassi" at the Travancore Devaswam Board headquarters Sumangali Kalyana Manadapam, Thiruvanathapuram.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

July 25, 2016

Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort

Russia Post issued a stamp on the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort on 26th May 2016 depicting some of the hotels and restaurants of Rosa Khutor.

Rosa Khutor is a mountain resort in Krasnaya Polyana in the Adler District of Sochi, Krasnodar Krai. It is the largest venue of the XXII Olympic Games and XI Paralympic Games 2014. World Ski Awards named Rosa Khutor the best mountain ski complex three times, in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

July 23, 2016

Tara Mata Temple

A special cover on Tara Mata Temple was released in Himachal Pradesh on 29th April 2016.
Cover Code: HP/02/2016
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

July 22, 2016

Kabali Covers - Special carried Covers.

The Department of Posts has released a Special Carried Cover which will be carried on the AirAsia aircraft from Bengalru to Chennai on 22nd July 2016.


The Karnataka Postal Circle and Chennai City Region of the department have joined hands with AirAsia for the flight initiative. About 2,000 special covers will be flown on the aircraft.They will be flown back on the return flight same day with a seal confirming that the letters were received in Chennai.



 The cost of the cover will be Rs.100/- and will be available at the Philatelic Bureau of the Bengaluru (GPO) and Anna Road Head Post Office, Chennai. 

 

July 21, 2016

Baglamukhi Temple

A special cover was released on the Baglamukhi Temple, Himachal Pradesh on 29th April 2016.

Cover Code:HP/02/2016
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

July 20, 2016

Jain Dwaja Yatra

A special cover of Dhawaja Yatra of Shree Digamber Jain Agarwal Samaj was released in Kolkata on 17th July 2016.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

July 19, 2016

Mata Chintpurni Temple

A special cover on Mata Chitpurni Temple was released on 29th April 2016 at Himachal Pradesh.

Cover Code: HP/04/2016
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

July 18, 2016

Russia - Malta Joint Issue

A joint issue of stamps by Russia and Malta was issued on 25th May 2016 on the subject of Art.

The postage stamps feature fragments of such paintings as Dulber from the Yalta Historical and Literature Museum and View from Vittoriosa Gate from the National Museum of Fine Arts of Malta.

July 16, 2016

Western Union - Thiruvananthapuram.

A special cover was released to celebrate 15 years of Western Union at Thiruvananthapuram on 22nd June 2016.
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

July 13, 2016

Coimbatore Medical College

A special cover was released to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Coimbatore Medical College on 24th June 2016 at Coimbatore.

Coimbatore Medical College is a state run Medical College, established in 1966. Recognized by the Medical Council of India, it has emerged as the premier institution in the state to provide accessible, affordable, high quality, comprehensive, education and health care system. the institution has contributed immensely for the society and the growth in stature will continue forever.

Cover Code: TN/27/2016
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

July 12, 2016

Swachh Bharat - 2016



July 11, 2016

Bombay Stock Exchange

India Post released a commemorative stamp of Bombay Stock Exchange  on 9th July 2016.


July 9, 2016

Alexey Petrovich Maresyev

A commemorative stamp was released on 20th May 2016 Alexey Petrovich Maresyev (1916–2001) who was a legendary WWII military aviator and a Hero of the Soviet Union.


July 8, 2016

Bhawanipur Education Society College

On the occasion of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Bhawanipur Education Society College a Special Cover was released on 26th May 2016 at Kolkata. 

Cover Code: WB/10/2016
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

July 7, 2016

Narvir Shivaji Kashid

A Special Cover was released on Narvir Shivaji Kashid on 5th May 2016 at Panhala.  The special cover depicts the famous statue of Shivaji Kashid at Panhala Fort, Kolhapur.

Cover Code: MH/15/2016
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.