Eesti post released as set of 4 stamp on 30th March 2017 depicting shipbuilding in Estonia.
Shipbuilding is an industry that deals with the production and repair of watercrafts in shipyards. The biggest Estonian company in the field is BLRT Group followed by many companies that mainly build small ships - Baltic Workboats, Saare Yachts and Reval Shipbuilding. PATROL 4500 WP is a 45 meter multifunctional wave-piercing Patrol vessel. AC600PVDB is a fish feeding barge with an increased seaworthiness and a deep V-shaped hull. SAARE 46 is a luxurious and fast yacht with a length of 46 feet. KOIDULA is a unique ship that is designed for very shallow waters - the draught in full load is only 1.0 m with a maximum load of 40 t.
Russia Post released a stamp on 16th January 2017 to celebrate 100th birth anniversary of Yevgeny Zababakhin (1917–1984), a nuclear physicist depicting himself against a chart from his book Some Issues of Gas Dynamics of an Explosion.
India Post as part of 150th birth anniversary celebration of Shri Hangal Kumara
Swamiji, released a commemorative stamp on 19th May 2017 at HDMC Samskritika
Bhavana, New Cotton Market in Hubballi. It was released by the Union Minister of State
for Communications Shri.Manoj Sinha.
A special cover on Biddatanda Hockey Namme -2017 (21st Kodava Hockey Namme) was released on 12th May 2017 at Madikeri.
The Biddatanda Family, a pre-eminent clan of Kodavas is based at Napoklu (Nalnad) from time immemorial. It is said that the Biddatanda Chieftains ruled parts of Kodagu at a time now lost to recorded history. The Biddatanda clan now numbers just over 120 persons. Some of its members have held and several continue to hold prominent offices in various Government services and public fields. The family aspires to guide the 20 year old tradition of the Kodava Hockey Festival into its 21st year with dignity, pride and uniting all Kodava families in a single arena, playing and celebrating Hockey from 17th April 2017 to 14t h May 2017 at Napoklu. The special cover is released to commemorate the 21 st Hockey Namme( Festival) in Kodagu.
Russia Post issued a souvenir sheet on the 70th Anniversary of the International Nuremberg Military Tribunals on 14th December 2016.
The Soviet Union, the United States, the United Kingdom and France entered into an agreement on trying main war criminals at the London Conference on August 8, 1945.
The postage stamp depicts a judgment hall where the Nuremberg trials took place and in the margins a portrait of Iona Nikitchenko, a USSR Member of the Tribunal, and Roman Rudenko, USSR Chief Prosecutor, as well as a court house and the document of the proceedings is seen.
Russia Post released a set of 7 stamps on 9th December 2016 featuring Football Legends of Russia like Anatoly Andreyevich Banishevsky, Valery Ivanovich Voronin, Anatoly Mikhailovich Ilyin, Evgeny Vasilyevich Rudakov, Pavel Fyodorovich Sadyrin, Igor Leonidovich Chislenko and Albert Alekseyevich Shesternev.
Russia Post released a stamp on The first Eurasian nuclear reactor F-1 on 8th December 2017.
The construction of the F-1 reactor was one of the key achievements of the Soviet atomic project and laid foundation for national nuclear industry. Fundamental research in fields such as nuclear physics, materials science, reactor engineering, radiation safety and neutron emission metrology were carried out at the F-1 reactor. The F-1 reactor is a monument of science and engineering.
Russia Post released a set of 3 stamps on 2nd December 2016 depicting outstanding Russian Lawyers like Gabriel Feliksovich Shershenevich, Konstantin Ivanovich Polenta and Vladimir Alexandrovich Tumanov.
India Post released a stamp on The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 5th May 2017 at the closing ceremony of the two-day Seminar on Digital Broadcasting in India – Way forward in New Delhi on 5th May 2017.
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was established on 20th February 1997 by an Act of Parliament to regulate telecom services, including fixation/revision of tariffs for telecom services which were earlier vested in the Central Government.
Russia Post jointly issued a set of 2 stamp on the Sights of the cities of St. Petersburg and Ohrid, Macedonia on 13th December 2016.
St. Petersburg is considered the cultural capital of Russia, there is a
large number of architectural ensembles and monuments, museums,
cathedrals and garden complexes that impress the imagination with
stylistic diversity and splendor. The peculiarities of the architecture
of St. Petersburg are the proportionality of urban ensembles, the
consideration of the influence of the natural environment and the
harmony of various architectural styles.
The city of Ohrid is the pearl of the Republic of Macedonia, the first capital of the Macedonian state, the birthplace of the famous brothers Cyril and Methodius, the creators of the Slavonic script. Ohrid and Lake Ohrid in 1980 were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city is famous for its architectural monuments, in which Byzantine murals were preserved.
The stamps depict the Cathedral of the Holy Life-Giving Trinity of the Izmailovsky Life Guards Regiment in St. Petersburg and the Church of St. John the Evangelist in Caneo in Ohrid.
Russia Post released a set of 4 stamp on depicting Contemporary Russian Art on 29th November 2016 featuring works of modern artists such as Yuri Orlov, Valery Arzumanov and Nikolai Morgun and a sculpture by Dmitry Tugarinov.
Contemporary Art of Russia stamp series reflects the works of contemporary artists, who reproduce the atmosphere of Russia, its unique natural riches, as well as historical and cultural legacy.
A special cover was released on 23rd April 2017 for the Centenary celebrations of State Central Library, Bengaluru.
In memory of Dewan of Mysore, Sir Seshadri Iyer for his selfless service and achievements, a memorial hall now called the State Central Library was built in European style during the year 1908 at the centre of rose garden at the lush green Cubbon Park, Bengaluru. The Library started functioning from this building in year 1915 and this special cover is released to mark completion of its 100 years.
Russia Post released a joint issue with Argentina on the traditions of their country on 14th November 2016.
In Russia, porcelain or faience single tea sets consisting of small cups and saucers are used for ceremonial and formal tea-parties. The people of Argentina mainly drink mate tea; its preparation process is a sacred ritual.The postage stamps feature a single tea set and mate.
A special stamp was released on the 1000 Anniversary of the “Russian Truth” First Code of Laws of Ancient Rus’ on 31st October 2017.
“Russkaya Pravda” is a set of laws and regulations of Ancient Russia, the first main written source of Russian law.This Code book is an important part of the Russian history of law, also it is a monument of culture, because it reflects the household, the life, traditions and principles of housekeeping of Ancient Russia.
India Post released a stamp on May 1, 2017 at New Delhi to commemorate the 1000th
birth anniversary of Ramanujacharya, who was a Hindu theologian, philosopher, and one of the most important exponents of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition within Hinduism.
Russia Post released a set of 7 stamps on 28th October 2016 featuring Football Legends of Russia like Viktor Maksimovich Bannikov, Konstantin Ivanovich Beskov , Nikolai Gavrilovich Latyshev , Slava Kalistratovich Metreveli , Nikolai Petrovich Morozov, Igor Aleksandrovich Netto and Galimzyan Salikhovich Khusainov.
India Post released a special cover on 18th April 2017 to commemorate the Centenary of Champaran Satyagraha, the first satyagrah movement of Gandhiji on Indian soil at Motihari (Bihar) The cover illustration shows the statue of Gandhiji of Gandhi Maidan,
Patna and the cancellation depicts the celebration logo with some
Cover Code: BH/01/APR/2017
Courtesy: Lalit K Mishra, Patna.
Scented Coffee stamp in the form of Souvenir sheet was released on 23rd April 2017 at Meghdoot Auditorium, Bengaluru G.P.O by Nirmala Sitharaman along with the Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha,Former Chief Minister of Karnataka B. S. Yeddyurappa and Member of Parliament Shobha Karandlaje .
I was shocked to hear that Dr. Satyendra Kumar Agrawal passed away on 21st April 2017. He was a well known Philatelist and known all over for his philatelic collection of Roses. He has written many articles on Philately both in national and international magazines.
Though I have never met him in person, had been a friend at Facebook and always helpful and eager to answer any of my queries regarding philately as if we knew each other for long time. I pray his soul rest in peace and my heartfelt condolences to his family members. The Philatelic fraternity has lost a great collector and writer.
Russia Post released a Souvenir sheet to celebrate the 100th Foundation
Anniversary of the Barguzinsky State Biosphere Nature on 27th October
2016. The Barguzinskiy Reserve is the first state natural reserve in Russia. It was established on 29 December 1916 (11 January 1917) to research, conserve and restore the sable.
It has been a part of UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since 1986. It is a sign of an international recognition of its efforts in sable research and restoration, as well as in preserving natural biodiversity of the Baikal Region. The Reserve territory was wholly included into the Lake Baikal UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.
On the occasion of the World Heritage day on 18th April 2017 , 3 Special covers were released at Bangalore GPO.
Sri Arun Raj, Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India released the covers on 18.04.2017 at Bengaluru GPO. Dr. Charles Lobo, Chief Postmaster General, Karnataka Circle and Sri S. Rajendra Kumar, Postmaster General, South Karnataka Region were also present.
Cover Code: KTK/46/2017
Keerthinaravana Temple of Talakad Talakadu is a desert like town on the left bank of the Kaveri River in Mysuru District. It once had over 30 temples, most of which now lay buried in sand. It is one of the Pancha Narayana Kshetras where the Keerthi Narayana temple was established in 1117 AD.
Cover Code: KTK/47/2017
Halebeedu Hovsaleshwara Temple Halebeedu (earlier Dwarasamudra) was the capital of Hoysala empire in the 1th Century AD. The Hoysaleshwara temple built in 1117 AD is outstanding for its wealth of sculptural details. The walls of the temple are covered with a variety of depictions from Hindu mythology, animals and birds. No two sculptures of the temple are same.
Cover Code: KTK/48/2017
Chennakeshava Temple, Belur The main attraction in Belur is the Chennakeshava Temple, built by King Vishnuvardhana in commemoration of his victory over the Cholas at Talakad in 1117 AD, 900 years back.
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