August 29, 2014

100 years of the factory "Barricades"

Russian Post issued a stamp to commemorate 100 years of the factory " Barricades" on 26th June 2014.The stamp depicts a rocket complex "Topol-M" and in the background of factory buildings of Barricades.

August 28, 2014

Coat of arms of Sergiev Posad.

Russian Post issued a stamp on 24th June 2014 on the Coat of arms of Sergiev Posad.

August 27, 2014

Five Principles of Peaceful Co-existence By Myanmar, China and India

A First Day Cover was released by Myanmar to celebrate 60th Anniversary of the announcement of the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-existence By Myanmar, China and India on 8th August 2014.

August 26, 2014

250 years of the State Hermitage Museum.

Russian Post issued a Souvenir sheet on 20th June 2014, which depicts a modern form of the State Hermitage, an art Borovykovs'kogo "Catherine II on a walk in the Park" (1794, TG), and at the top the logo of the 250th anniversary of the museum.

The State Hermitage Museum - one of the largest in the world of art and historical museums, the beginning of the collection of which was laid in 1764, when Catherine II purchased 225 paintings. Original works of art housed in a special wing of the palace - the Small Hermitage, hence the common name of the future museum.

August 25, 2014

Republic of Sevastopol.

Russian Post released a stamp on 20th June 2014 on Republic of Sevastopol.The stamp depicts some important landmarks of the City.

August 23, 2014

World Elephant Day.

A special cover was released at Bangalore on 12th August 2014 to celebrate World Elephant Day. the cover has the picture of the Mysore Elephant Reserve.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Trivanduram.

August 20, 2014

Gaiety Theatre Complex, Shimla

India Post released a stamp of Gaiety Theatre Complex, Shimla on 20th August 2014 on completing 125 years of its existence.

August 19, 2014

Letter from violin wins first prize.

Nataša Miloševic, a 13-year-old girl from Bosnia and Herzegovina, has won the gold medal in the Universal Postal Union’s 43rd International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People.

For further news and the letter visit UPU Letter writing Contest 2014

August 14, 2014

Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Rotary Club of Madurai West.

A special cover was released to mark the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Rotary Club of Madurai West. on 4th July 2014.

Rotary club of Madurai West, at the threshold of it golden jubilee, is an affiliate of Rotary International, a worldwide federation of professionals and entrepreneurs engaged in catalytic and direct action for the betterment of humanity in the areas of health, education, ethics, economy, resource sustainability and peace.

Rotary Club of Madurai West upholds the core values of Rotary International : Service, Fellowship, Diversity, Integrity and Leadership.  Its membership and its programmes exemplify Rotary's motto Service Above Self.

Cover Code: TN/07/2014
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.

August 13, 2014

Republic Day - 2015 Stamp Design Competetion.

Department of Posts is holding a “Republic Day 2015 – Stamp Design Competition”. The theme of the competition is Clean India.

Entries should reach the ADG (Philately), Dept. of Post by 15th October 2014.

For Terms and Conditions and further news visit the website of  India Post

August 12, 2014

Gadagpex 2014 - Special Covers

Gadagpex-2014 was held at Gadag on 9th and 10th August 2014. 2 special covers released on 9th August 2014, at the recently concluded Cluster Level Exhibition at Gadag consisting of 6 postal divisions of the Brahma Jainalaya, Lakkundi and Dodda Basappa Temple, Dambala.

August 9, 2014

200th Flower Show, Bengaluru.

On the occasion of the 200th flower show, Bengaluru,  a special cover was released by India Post at the venue on 8th August 2014. Annual flower shows are organised on the occasion of Independence and Republic day at Lalbagh, Bangalore. This event will be jointly organized by the Dept. of Horticulture and the Mysore Horticultural Society.

The Grand Lalbagh Independence Day Flower Show 2014 will be conducted from 8th to 18th August 2014 by the Department of Horticulture and the Mysore Horticulture Society.
This Independence day flower show will be much bigger and grandeur as this is also the 200th Flower show of the garden. More than 20,000 flower plants belonging to several flora are getting ready to provide visual feast to the visitors.For every flower show Lalbagh comes up with a unique theme, and for this grand occasion Mysore Palace is going to be the theme of the flower show Mysore Palace made up of Roses is the the major attraction for Lalbagh’s 200th Flower Show.
 To mark this event 10 frames philately exhibition from the members of Karnataka Philatelic Society, Students From Vijaya High school & Carmel High School are Exhibiting their collection on Subject "FLORA" at the venue.
Cover Code: KTK/14/2014
Courtesy: Jagannath Mani, Bangalore.