A special cover was released on 14th November 2017 on Children's Day (also known as Bal Diwas) which is celebrated in India every
year on 14th November. As Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru is very affectionate
towards children, his birthday is celebrated as Children’s Day.
City Academy of Secondary Education-ACSSE school,founded by
Shri.K.B.Lakshman in the year 2005 was built on a formidable mission to
make a happy place for all children as "Joy of Learning" is the motto of
the School.Under the "able guidance of academic Chairman Dr:K.S.
Sameera Simha, the school is providing quality education.Students are
exposed to a well structured friendly teaching methodology that will
help to shape their future in a positive way. Learn more about SCASE on:
A special cover on Inscription Stones Of Bengaluru was released on 14th November 2017 at Bengaluru.
Inscription Stones Of Bangalore' is a civic activism project to
raise awareness and protect ancient inscription stones (shila shaasanas)
found in the Bengaluru region. Inscriptions stones are original
documentation of the people, culture, religion and language of the
region dating back to as early as 750CE. Rampant urbanization in
Bengaluru has led to destruction of a majority of the 150 stones in the
old 'Bangalore' region which were documented by B.L. Rice and others
from 1894 to 1905 in the remarkable twelve-volume series Epigraphia
Carnatica. This project retraces the footsteps of B.L. Rice to protect
and restore the dignity of the last remaining 25 'Inscription Stones Of
In the front of the cover the image of oldest Kannada stone inscription in the Bengaluru region dated to about 750 CE (Ganga period) and Inscription stone at Begur with the earliest recorded use of the name 'Bengaluru' dated to 890CE is seen at the back side.
India Post and Russian Post released a set of 2 stamp jointly to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations on 26th October 2017. The stamps depict Bhavai dance of Rajasthan, India and Beryozka dance of Russia.
One of the most famous Russian folk dance is the "Berezka" dance. This
dance represents the synchronous movement of dancers and the
simultaneous performance of a choral song. Characteristic elements,
smooth movements in a circle, a chain (one after another), like a snake in
two lines, rotations around each other or in pairs around common centers
in groups, short and frequent steps that create the impression of
slipping with the dancer holding handkerchiefs or branches
Bhavai is a popular folk theater form in the Indian states of Rajasthan
and Gujarat. Men play music, while a woman, dressed in a bright,
colorful costume with numerous ornaments, performs a dance, holding 8-9 pitchers on her head. The dance of Bhavai is performed at various festivals and weddings.
A commemorative stamp was issued by Russia Post on 21st April 2017 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Association of Combat Veterans of Internal Affairs Agencies and the Internal Troops of Russia, depicting its celebration logo.
The All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization “Association of Combat Veterans of Internal Affairs Agencies and the Internal Troops of Russia” was founded in 1992. The association unites members, servicemen and pensioners of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia agencies that took part in battle actions under a decision by the Government of the USSR and Russia.
A special stamp was issued by Russia Post on the ocassion of the 75th Anniversary of the Mechanical Engineering Design Bureau on 11th April 2017, depicting the 9K720 Iskander short-range tactical ballistic missile system and the JSC “RPC KBM” building.
A Special cover was released on 4th October 2017 at Bengaluru to celebrate World Animal Day.
The mission of World Animal Day is "To raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe."
Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA), founded by Miss Crystal Rogers in 1991 was built on a formidable mission to make the world a better place for all animals. We are delighted to mark this occasion, which is celebrated in different ways in every country, irrespective of nationality, religion, faith or political ideology, via release of the exclusive World Animal Day 2017 special covers. Through increased awareness, education and participation, we can create a world where animals are always recognised as sentient beings and the undeniable respect and balance in the human-animal relationship.
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