November 20, 2018

Karam Festival

A special cover was released at Ranchi on 18th September 2018 to celebrate Karam Festival.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

November 19, 2018

Chicago Speech

A special cover was released to commemorate the 125th year of Chicago Speech in 1893 by Swami Vivekakanda on 11th September 2018 at Tiruchirappali.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

November 18, 2018

Kemerovo

Russia Post issued a stamp to celebrate 100th Anniversary of Kemerovo on 6th July 2018 depicting a monument to miners of Kuzbass against the background of the city of Kemerovo.


November 17, 2018

Kalimpex 2018

A set of 2 cover was released on 27th and 28th September 2018 on the occasion of Kalimpex 2018, Philatelic exhibition held at Kalimpong, West Bengal.


Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

November 16, 2018

Children's Day - Communal Harmony.

India Post released a set of 2 stamp and a miniature sheet on 14th November 2018 with the theme of Communal Harmony on the occasion of Children's Day 2018.


November 15, 2018

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams - 3

A set of 2 special cover was released on Simha Vahanam and Muthyapuy Pandiri Vahanam on the occasion of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams 2018 at Thirumala on 12th October 2018.

Lord Malayappa Swamy goes in the procession, alone on the Simha Vahana. In the form of lion Mahavishnu has given protection and wealth to devotees from all evils. Vishnu killed the cruel Hiranyakasipa in form of Narasimha. Simha stands for the ability to carry and move the lion vahana stands for the end of evil one, and protection of the devotees. 

Cover Code: AP/20/2018

On pearl bower car Malayappa Swamy goes in the procession in the Mada streets of the temple Tirumala, accompanied by his two deiteis Sridevi and Bhudevi. The pearls always emanate brightness and coolness because they are always in bright white color. Swamy appears in the pearl bower car in the guise of Sri Krishna, who shears Bakasura's beak and punishes the evil one.

Cover Code: AP/21/2018

November 14, 2018

Royal Kid's Convent

A special cover was released on 28th January 2018 to celebrate the Founder's day of Royal Kid's Convent at Rajnandgaon.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

Philex Tripura 2018

Two special covers were released on the occasion of PHILEX TRIPURA 2018, Philatelic exhibtion held from 10th to 12 September 2018.

Bhubaneshwari Temple, Udaipur - 10th September 2018.
Cover Code: NE/01/2018-19

"Queen" variety Pineapple to Tripura - 12th September 2018.
 Cover Code: NE/02/2018-19
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

November 13, 2018

K.C.Gupta, Vasavi Club, Hyderabad.

A special cover was released on 1st September 2018 to mark the 100 year birth celebration of K.C.Gupta, founder of Vasavi Club, Hyderabad.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

November 12, 2018

Rayat Shikshan Sanstha

A special cover was released at Satara on 6th October 2018 to celebrate the centenary of Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, Satara.


November 11, 2018

St. Anthony's Church

A special cover was released to celebrate the centennial year of St. Anthony's Church, Maharanipeta, Visakhapatnam on 12th June 2018.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

November 10, 2018

3rd Battalion The Rajputana Rifles

India Post issued a stamp to celebrate 200 years of 3rd Battalion The Rajputana Rifles on 3rd November 2018.


November 9, 2018

World Rabies Day

A special cover was released to celebrate World Rabies Day on 28th September 2018 at Bengaluru.

World Rabies Day is celebrated every year on 28th September. It is the death anniversary of Louis Pasteur, who developed the first rabies vaccine and laid the foundations of rabies prevention. It is a day to raise awareness about rabies and its prevention.

Cover Code:KTK/65/2018
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

November 8, 2018

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams - 2

A special cover was released on Chinna Sesha Vahanam and Hamsa Vahanam on the occasion of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams 2018 at Thirumala on 11th October 2018.

On Hamsa Vahanam delighting the devotees in the form of Godess of learning Saraswati holding her Veena, Swamy goes on the mada streets of Tirumala. The wan whose great reputation is born of the skill of clearly distinguishing the milk from water is symbolic to distinguish good fronm the bad, the individual soul free from human bondage. On this vahana Swamy looks like Paramahamsa, the great preacher.

Cover Code: AP/19/2018

The Chinna Shesa Vahanam procession contains of five hooded Aadi Sesha. It is out said that Sesha is born of a spark of Narayana. Adishesha took the form of a hill as proper habitation for God. Swamy built his Ananda Nilaya on this hill. Such is the affinity between Asi Sesha and the Lord. It is on ths vahanam that the Lord makes a feast to the eyes of the devotees.

Cover Code: AP/18/2018

November 7, 2018

BAPU 150

A special cover was released on the occasion of "Bapu 150" Philatelic Exhibition with collectibles on Mahatma Gandhi at National Gallery of Modern Art on 6th October 2018 at Bengaluru.

Cover Code:KTK/68/2018
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

November 6, 2018

Happy Diwali - 2018


Wising you all a very Happy Diwali