January 30, 2014

International Year of Crystallography.

India Post released a stamp on International year of Crystallography on 30th January 2014.

January 29, 2014

International Year of Crystallography - Stamp Release Programme.

The release function of the commemorative stamp - International Year of Crystallography will be held at SSCU Auditorium, IISc, Bangalore on 30th January 2014.A mini exhibition on Crystallography  will be exhibited by Dr RG Sangoram and Shri M. R. Prabakar at the venue.

Contributed by: Jaganath Mani, Bangalore.

January 28, 2014

Forthcoming Stamp Release

India Post in its Website has announced the next four dates for the release of commemorative stamps.

INDIAN MUSEUM, KOLKATA                                         : 02.02.2014
JAGJIT SINGH                                                                    : 08.02.2014
CENTRAL VIGILANCE COMMISSION                           : 11.02.2014

Source: www.indiapost.gov.in

January 25, 2014

Olympic Winter Sports.

Russia Post released a set of 15 stamps on 24th January 2014, as a part of the Series of XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi.

Stamps depict games like biathlon, bobsled, skiing, curling, nordic combined, cross-country skiing, ski-jumping, toboggan, skeleton, speed-skating, snowboard, figure skating, freestyle,  ice hockey and short track.

January 23, 2014

Nypunyam - Thiruvananthapuram.

On 20th January 2014,a Special Cover on 'NYPUNYAM - GLOBAL NEEDS - LOCAL SKILLS', was released by Mrs. Shanthi S. Nair, CPMG, Kerala Postal Circle at Convention Centre, Hotel Leela Palace, Thiruvananthapuram during "Nypunyam Summit 2014", International Skills Summit.

Courtesy: Kannan Srihari, Thiruvananthapuram.

January 22, 2014

Goa Vidhan Sabha

A special cover was released on 09.01.2014 in Goa to celebrate the Golden jubilee of Goa Vidhan Sabha Porvorim. 

Courtesy: Ms.Roopa, Goa.

January 17, 2014

Bangalore City Police - Special cover.

A special cover was released on 30.12.2014 to celebrate 50 years of Bangalore City Police.

Bangalore Police Commissionerate, which was established in the year 1963, has completed fifty glorious years of service. It is one of the biggest metropolitan police units in the country as has sent high standards in law enforcement and in winning the trust of the citizens.

January 15, 2014

Food Corporation of India

India Post opened its account for the year 2014 by releasing the first stamp for the year 2014 on 14th January 2014, commemorating 50 years of Food Corporation of India.


January 11, 2014


Here's a page which carried this message on Philately from the "Champak" Children's Magazine published from Delhi.

January 9, 2014

Vladimir Andreevich Steklov

Russia post issued its first stamp of 2014 on 9th January 2014 featuring VA Steklov, a scientist.

January 4, 2014

Picture Postcards.

Karnataka Postal Circle has brought out set of 15 Postcards (re-print).The pictures include the image of some MS, like Buddha, Gandhi, butterfly etc. and some other pictures. The cost of each card is Rs.3/- in the size of 4x6. The same may be available at all Philatelic Bureaus and other Main Post Office. 

January 3, 2014

Calendar from India Post

I wish all the readers and friends a Happy New Year. I hope that this year will be full of Philatelic activities and we hope to see more of  good thematic stamps also hope that the stamps improves in quality and not in quantity.
India Post has started this year with a Calendar of 2014 priced at Rs.250/- which is available at all Philatelic Bureaus and other Main Post office across India. For more information and details visit www.indiapost.gov.in.