December 11, 2016

GLONASS - Russian Space Navigation System

A special stamp was released by Russia Post on 5th July 2016 depicting GLONASS - Russian Space Navigation System.

GLONASS ("GLObal NAvigation Satellite System") is a Russian satellite navigation system providing real-time positioning services to unlimited number of users on land, at sea, in the air and in space. The stamp features the GLONASS-K satellite and graphic icons representing the main consumers of the satellite navigation system services.

December 10, 2016

Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle.

A special cover was released on the ocassion of the inauguration of Andhra Pradesh Postal circle at Vijayawada on 11th October 2016.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

December 9, 2016

All India Postal Kabaddi Tournament

A Special Cover on 30th All India Postal Kabaddi Tournament released on 2nd December 2016 at Bengaluru. This Tournament was held in Bengaluru at Sree Kanteerava Stadium from 29th November to 2nd December 2016.

Cover Code: KTK/24/2016
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

December 8, 2016

Nature: India - Stamp Design Competetion.

India Post has announced a Stamp Design Competition on theme "Nature: India" to be released on the occasion of Republic Day 2017. The last date for receipt of entry is 20th Dec. 2016.

For further details visit: India Post

Exotic Birds

A set of 2 miniature sheet and sheetlets on Exotic birds were released by India Post on 5th December 2016. One of the miniature sheet depicts birds like Blue Throated Macaw, Sun Conure, and Magnum Amazon and the other Cape Parrot, Hyacinth Macaw and the Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoo.





December 7, 2016

Traffic Safety

The Russian Post released a stamp of Traffic Safety on 28th June 2016 on the ocassion of 8oth year of  General Directorate for Road Traffic Safety, Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (SAI), which deals with the Road Safety. The stamp depicts  the theme of security when transporting children in the car.


December 6, 2016

Abupex 2016

Three special covers were released on the occasion of the philatelic exhibition "Abupex 2016" held at Mount Abu from 24th to 25th October 2016.

Special Cover on ''St. Mary's High School at Mount Abu'' was released on 24.10.2016.


Special Cover  on ''Nakki lake at Mount Abu'' was released on 24.10.2016.


Special Cover on  ''Rajasthan's highest Mountain Peak-Guru Shikhar, Mount Abu" was released on 25.10.2016.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

December 5, 2016

Peter Peace Mission Trust Sulur

A special cover was released to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of  Peter Peace Mission Trust Sulur on 16th November 2016 at Coimbatore.


December 4, 2016

All-Russian agricultural census 2016

A special stamp was released by Russia Post on 1st July 2016 for the All-Russian agricultural census 2016 featuring the Census Logo.


December 3, 2016

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

A commemorative stamp was released on All India Institute of Medical Sciences on 3rd December 2016.


December 2, 2016

A.P.Social Welfare Residential Educational Society

A special cover was released in Vijayawada on 27th October 2016 to celebrate 30 years of  Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

December 1, 2016

Bhairondanji Sethia

A special cover was released on 19th October 2016 to celebrate 95th birth anniversary of Philanthropist Seth Shri Bhairondanji Sethia at Bikaner.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

November 30, 2016

Count Dmitry Alekseyevich Milyutin

Russia post released a stamp to celebrate 200th birth anniversary of .A. Milutin (1816-1912), Field Marshal on 28th June 2016. The stamp depicts a portrait of Dmitry Milyutin against the background of the General Staff Building in St Petersburg.


November 29, 2016

Lalbaug Sarvajanik Utsav Mandal

A special cover was released on the occasion of Sarvajanik Ganesh Utsav by Lalbaug Sarvajanik Utsav Mandal, Ganesh galli at Mumbai on 5th October 2016.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

November 28, 2016

SIPA Diamond 2016

SIPA Diamond 2016 National Level Stamp Exhibition, organised by South India Philatelists Association, Chennai with the support of Department of Posts at St. Bede’s Centenary Auditorium, Santhome, Chennai, Tamilnadu from 25th to 27th November 2016. 3 special covers were released on 25th November 2016.


Cover Code: TN/42/2016

Cover Code: TN/41/2016
Courtesy: Bala Sakthis, Chennai.

November 27, 2016

Russia Today

A stamp was released on "Russia Today" on 24th June 2016 depicting Yuri Levitan,  the main speaker of the State Council of Ministers Committee for Television and Radio.  "Russia Today" an International media group, whose mission is prompt, balanced and objective coverage of events in the world, informing the audience about the different views on the key events