July 22, 2016
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.
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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.
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Russia Post released a stamp on 6th May 2016 to commemorate the 2006 IIHF World Championship hosted by Russia.
The IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship is a sports event organized and held by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) since 1920.At first, the tournament was held as part of the Olympic Games only but shifted to an annual format in 1930.The Soviet Union made its debut at the 1954 World Championship and immediately came to the forefront of the world hockey. The 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, the 80th edition of the tournament, is hosted by Russia and will take place at two arenas in Moscow and St Petersburg.
The postage stamp features an official mascot of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship: Laika the Dog in a hockey sweater.