January 22, 2019

Tutayev Motor Plant

Russia Post released a stamp of Tutayev Motor Plant on 5th September 2018 depicting an engine for Kirovets tractors against the background of a BelAZ dump truck, a Kirovets tractor, and a BelAZ tractor.


Swami Vivekananda in Prayag

A special cover was released on Swami Vivekananda in Prayag on 12th January 2019 at Allahabad.


January 21, 2019

200th Anniversary of Goznak

Russia Post released a souvenir sheet on 4th September 2018 depicting an engraving entitled “Expedition of the Harvesting of State Papers at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century” and the logo to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Goznak.


Hill Forts of Rajasthan

India Post released a set of 6 stamp and a miniature sheet on the Hill forts of Rajasthan under the UNESCO World Heritage series in India on 29th December 2018.

January 20, 2019

Heroes of the Russian Federation. Oleg Dolgov (1976-1996)

Russia Post issued a stamp on 6th September 2018 of Oleg Dolgov (1976-1996) depicting his portrait and the Gold Star Medal.

Oleg Nikolaevich Dolgov was a fighter of a special-purpose squad "Rus" of the MVD, a participant in the Chechen campaign, a Hero of the Russian Federation.

Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra

A special cover was released on Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra on 28th August 2018 at Batal Yatra Post Office.


January 19, 2019

Gulabrao Maharaj

India Post issued a stamp of Gulabrao Maharaj on 19th December 2018.


January 18, 2019

100th Anniversary of the Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute

Russia Post released a stamp to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute on 5th September 2018.The stamp depicts the bust of A.F. Ioffe works by sculptor GD Glikman and the building of the Physicotechnical Institute A.F. Ioffe Academy of Sciences.

The Physicotechnical Institute conducts its history from the department of the same name of the State X-ray and Radiological Institute (GRRI), established in September 1918 on the initiative of professors A.F. Ioffe and M.I. Nemenova.
 

Kumbh Mela 2019

A special cover was released on 15th January 2019 at Allahabad during Kumbh Mela.


January 17, 2019

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams - 8

A set of 2 special cover was released on Swarna Rathotsavam, and Aswa Vahanam on the occasion of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams 2018 at Thirumala on 17th October 2018.

During Rathotsavam Lord Malayappa Swamy along with Sridevi amd Budevi goes round in procession mounted on massive Rath. Seated in Rath Lord Venkateshwara teaches us to control our senses with mind as the rein, to drive the chariot like body with the help of the charioteer called Buddhi on a proper path. Malayappa Swamy is the charioteer and controller.

 Cover Code: AP/31/2018

On Aswa vahana Lord Malayappa Swamy goes in procession looking like a warrior with a helmet on his head and word in his hand to protect dharma as incarnation of Kalki. The Lord teaches us through the horse chariot that we should also carry on with our lives by keeping our senses that are like horsed, under control. Lord Vishnu will establish Dharma in the form of Kalki.

Cover Code: AP/32/2018

First Flag Hoisting at Port Blair

India Post released a set of 3 stamps and a miniature sheet on 30th December 2018 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of First Flag Hoisting at Port Blair.


January 16, 2019

Indian Chitin and Chitosan Society Meeting.

A special cover was released on 11th October 2018 at Pune on the occasion of 7th Indian Chitin and Chitosan Society Meeting.


Kakaji & Pappaji

India Post released a stamp of Kakaji & Pappaji on 28th December 2018.


January 15, 2019

Alva's Virasat

A special cover was released by India Post marking the Silver Jubilee Celebration of  Alva's Virasat National Level Cultural Festival -2019 at Alva’s campus at Puthige  Moodbidri on 4th January 2018. 

Udupi Pejawar Mutt seer Sri Vishweshathertha  Swamiji, Chief Postmaster General Dr. Charles Lobo, Colonial Cousins fame Padmshree Sri Hariharan, Sri Lesle Lewis and  Alva’s Education Foundation President Dr. M Mohan Alva released special cover at  Grand Colourful Function. More than 50000 audience witnessed the Alva‘s Virast  Ceremony.

Cover Code: KTK/01/2019
Courtesy: Meera Mahaveer Kundur.

January 14, 2019

Paika Rebellion

India post released a stamp to commemorate the Paika Rebellion on 24th December 2018.


January 13, 2019

Paradeepex - 2018

Paradeepex - 2018, 2 day district level philatelic exhibition was held for the first time at Paradip on 6th and 7th October 2018. 3 special covers were released on this occasion.




Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.