October 31, 2014

375th Madras Day Celebrations.

A special cover was released in Chennai to celebrate the 375th year of founding of Madras ( Chennai) on 22nd August 2014.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Trivanduram.

October 30, 2014

Jinalaya Anjanshalaka Pratistha Mahotsav.

A special cover was released in Palma on 25th June 2014 to commemorate Jinalaya Anjanshalaka Pratistha Mahotsav - Place of gaining enlightenment of Mahavir.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Trivanduram.

October 29, 2014

"Karnataka" - Philatelic Exhibition.



Karnataka Philately Society and India Post Karnataka Circle, will be jointly organising a Philatelic exhibition on the theme "Karnataka" at Vismaya' Hall of MG Road Metro Station from 1st November to10th November 2014 from 11.00 AM to 07.00 PM daily except on Tuesday. The inaugural ceremony will be at 11.00 A.M on 1st November. It is also proposed to release a special cover during the exhibition.

Courtesy: Jagannath Mani, Bangalore.

Silver Jubilee of Agarwal Club, Pune.

To celebrate the silver jubilee of Agarwal club, Pune a special cover was released on 5th October 2014.

Cover Code: MH/24/2014
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Trivanduram.

October 28, 2014

Ganeshotsav - Special cover

A special cover was released in Mumbai on 29th August 2014 to celebrate 81 years of  Lalbaughcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal.

 Cover Code: MH/21/2014

October 25, 2014

Anagarika Dharmapala

India Post released a stamp of Anagarika Dharmapala on 25th October 2014, who played a leading role in the revival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka and other parts of the world.


October 24, 2014

Medals for defensive battles.

Russian Post released a set of 4 stamps on 8th August 2014 depicting medals. The medals were for those soldiers who fought in defense of soviet cities.The stamps depict medals for the defense of Odessa, Caucasus, Arctic and Kiev.
 

October 22, 2014

Happy Diwali - 2014



October 21, 2014

Wild cats of Russia.


Russia Post released a set of 4 stamp on Felines, a family of mammalian order Carnivora on 1st August 2014.The stamps depicts Pallas, Forest Cat, Amur cat and Jungle cat.Curently Russia has 8 cat species like snow leopard, tiger, leopard (panther), Pallas cat, lynx, Amur cat (Bengal subspecies), jungle cat and leopard cat.

October 18, 2014

Meghdoot Cards - Tamil

Four Meghdoot cards in Tamil language printed in the Hyderabad press in 2014.





October 17, 2014

Australia’s first victory at sea during World War I.

Australian post released a set of 2 stamp commemorating its first victory at sea during World War I on 14th October 2014.
 
Australia’s first victory at sea during World War I was also the first engagement by a warship of the fledgling Royal Australian Navy. The Battle of Cocos took place on 9 November 1914 when the Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney responded to an attack by the German light cruiser SMS Emden on a communications station at Direction Island in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
 

October 16, 2014

Philately Day, Chennai - Special Covers.

Two special covers were released in Chennai to celebrate Philately day on13th October 2014.

1. India's first stamp issued in 1852

Cover Code: TN/16/2014

2. 1000th year of crowning of the Chola Emperor Rajendra Chola - I

Cover Code: TN/15/2014

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Trivanduram.