January 27, 2021

Palm Leaf Manuscripts of Kerala

A special cover was released at Guruvayoor on 23rd January 2021 on the Palm Leaf Manuscripts of Kerala.

The novel unique feature is a portion of Palm Leaf pasted on the left lower portion of the cover with the writing Tapal in Malayalam Tamil and Sanskrit. Palm leaves manuscripts are made out of dried palm leaves. Palm leaves were used as writing materials in South Asia dating back 5th century. In Greek the palm leaves is the symbol of NIKE the winged Goddess of Victory.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

January 25, 2021

National Projects of Russia. Healthcare

Russia Post released a stamp on the Healthcare in Russia on 30th October 2020 depicting an image of a mobile ICU, a doctor against a hospital, and a logo from the brand book of the Public Health national project.

The passport of the Public Health national project was approved on December 24, 2018. The key goals of the national project are to reduce the death rate of the population, eliminate the under staffing in healthcare organizations providing primary health care, ensure coverage of all citizens with preventive medical examinations, simplify the procedure for making an appointment with a doctor, and increase the volume of export of medical services.

Swach Bharat Samriddha Bharat

A Special cover on the Swach Bharat Samriddha Bharat was released at Mumbai on 25th November 2020.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

January 23, 2021

Indian Coir

A special carried cover on Indian Coir was released at Vembanad Kayal Post office on 22nd January 2021, The cover was carried in a country boat, which was the traditional mode of conveying Coir.

Cover Code:KL/01/2021

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

January 22, 2021

St.Alexander Hall of the Grand Kremlin

 Russia Post released a stamp on the St.Alexander Hall of the Grand Kremlin on 21st October 2020.

The Grand Kremlin Palace is one of the palaces of the Moscow Kremlin built in 1838-1849 by order of Emperor Nicholas I. The palace serves as the ceremonial residence of the Chief of State.

Ashok Kumar Nahata

 A Special cover was released on Shri Ashok Kumar Nahata on 22nd December 2020 at Delhi.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

January 21, 2021

Hindi Sahitya Sammelan

A Special cover was released to mark the Hindi Sahitya Sammelan at Prayag on 8th January 2021 dedicating in the service of Hindi since 111 years.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

January 20, 2021

Launch of Corona Vaccine at Patna

A Special Cover was released on 16th January 2021 to commemorate the launch of Corona Vaccine at Patna. Cover illustration depicts corona warriors and corona vaccine. The cancellation depicts corona vaccine and syringe piercing the Corona Virus.

Cover Code: BH/01/2021

Courtesy: Lalit Kumar Mishra, Patna.

January 19, 2021

Ivan F. Krusenstern

Russia Post released a stamp to celebrate 250th anniversary of I.F Krusenstern (1770–1846), navigator on 20th October 2020 depicting an image of the Nadezhda sailing sloop, the St. Andrew’s flag and a world map with the indicated route of the round-the-world expedition along with his portrait.

In 1803-1806, Krusenstern on the Nadezhda sailing sloop accompanied by his assistant Yuri Lisyansky on Neva executed the first Russian circumnavigation. During the expedition, they for the first time implemented extensive oceanographic and meteorological surveying and started systematic deep-water ocean research; besides, they compiled a description of a part of the Kuril Islands, coastlines of Sakhalin, Kamchatka, and some of the Japan islands.

Constitution of India

A Special cover was released on 26th November 2020 at Mumbai to celebrate the Anniversary of the Constitution of India.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

January 18, 2021

Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary.

A Special cover was released at Agartala on 20th November 2020 on the Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary, Tripura.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

January 17, 2021

Simonov Monastery

Russia Post released a stamp to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Simonov Monastery on 15th October 2020 depicting an image of the architectural ensemble of the Simonov Monastery and its founder Feodor of Rostov.

Tripura's Bamboo Bottles

 A Special cover was released on the Bamboo Bottles of Tripura on 20th November 2020 at Agartala.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

January 16, 2021

Arch-priest Avvakum

Russia Post released a stamp on 10th October 2020 to celebrate400th Birth Anniversary of religious leader Arch-priest Avvakum depicting a logo of the celebrations

Kalburgi - Tirupati - Kalburgi First Flight Covers.

A flight special Carried cover was released to commemorate the introduction of flight services between Tirupati International Airport (TIR) and Kalaburagi Airport (GBR) on 11th January 2021.

Tirupati and Kalaburagi were part of the erstwhile Vijayanagara Empire. Lord Krishnadevaraya was a staunch devotee of Lord Sri Venkateswara. A special cover on the gold coin was issued by Sri Krishnadevaraya and it carries the image of Lord Sri Venkateswara on the obverse and inscribed in Devanagiri 'Sri Krishna Raya'. This first flight ignites the memory of the royal connection between Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

January 15, 2021

All-Russian population census of 2020

 Russia Post released a stamp on the All-Russian population census of 2020 on 1st October 2020.