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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
On 25th November 2016 a set of 4 stamp was released by Kyrgyzstan Post to celebrate Navigation on Lake Issyk-Kul. 4 stamps were on the Three-masted schooner "Issyk-Kul", Motor ship "Progress of Kyrgyzstan", launched in 1926, Cruiser "Moscow" of the President of Kyrgyzstan and Torpedo boat.
The first large ships on Issyk-Kul were sailing longboats and schooners.
In the twentieth century the relay was accepted by more powerful and
efficient motor ships. In 1925 it was created the Issyk-Kul State
Shipping Company, which played a major role in the transport shipping in
the region. Cargo and passenger ships carried out transportation
between the cities of Rybachye (now Balykchy) and Przhevalsk (nowadays
Karakol), as well as other wharfs. It was the highest mountain fleet in
Issyk-Kul has played and continues to play a significant role in
military and naval matters. The testing facilities of the Russian Navy
are located on the Lake, where torpedo weapons are tested.
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