June 30, 2017

Institute of the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Russia Post released a stamp to commemorate the  Institute of the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on 27th February 2017 featuring the logo of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

The office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation was established by the Federal Constitutional Law “On the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation” dated 26 February 1997 with the aim to ensure the state protection of civil rights and freedom, their observance and respect thereof by state authorities, local self-government bodies and government officials.

June 28, 2017

INS Chennai

A special cover was released on 17th April 2017 at Chennai on the occasion of Dedication of INS Chennai to Chennai City.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krisnhan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 26, 2017

Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church

A special cover was released on 27th April 2017 to celebrate 100th Birthday of Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom at Thiruvalla.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 24, 2017

World Milk Day

A special cover was released on 01.06.2017 in Davangere on the ocassion of World Milk Day. World Milk Day is a day identified by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to recognise the importance of milk as a global food. It has been observed on June 1 each year since 2001. The day is intended to provide an opportunity to bring attention to activities that are connected with the dairy sector. Milk is an important part of a healthy balanced diet. World Milk Day provides the perfect opportunity to spread the word and celebrate all aspects of milk and dairy products in many countries around the globe.

Shivamogga, Davanagere & Chitradurga District Co-Operative Milk Union Ltd. is one of the leading milk unions among the 14 district milk unions of Karnataka, is an ISO 22000-2005 Certified Organisation, registered on 25-11-1987. The union is committed to provide maximum possible price for the milk producers and is also committed to provide quality milk and milk products to consumers.

Cover Code:KTK/51/2017
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

June 23, 2017

Survey of India

India Post released a set of 2 stamp and miniature sheet on the occasion of the 250th year of Survey of India, at a function held at New Delhi.


June 21, 2017

International Day of Yoga - UN

The United Nations will issue a set of 10 special stamp commemorating the International Yoga Day on 21st June 2017 depicting various asanas.


June 20, 2017

Jhala Manna

India Post released a Stamp in honour of Jhala Manna on 18th June 2017 at Badisadri in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.


June 19, 2017

Heroes of the Russian Federation.

Russia Post released a stamp of  Andrei Gennadyevich Karlov on 10th February 2017 depicting his portrait and the Gold Star Medal.

June 17, 2017

Kerala Gramin Bank

A special cover was released on the Kerala Gramin Bank on 4th April 2017 at Thiruvananthapuram.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 16, 2017

Postal Co-operative Bank.

A special cover was released on the Tamil Nadu Circle Postal Co-operative Bank Ltd. on 23rd March 2017 at Chennai.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 15, 2017

Heroes of the Russian Federation

Russia Post released a stamp of  Major General Sulom-Beck Oskanov on 7th February 2017 depicting his portrait and the Gold Star Medal.


June 14, 2017

Sri Ramanuja

A special cover was released on the ocassion of 1000th Birth celebration of Sri Ramanuja at Srirangam on 1st May 2017.


June 12, 2017

Mar Theophilus Training College

A special cover was released on 18th March 2017 to mark the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of  Mar Theophilus Training College at Thiruvananthapuram.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.


June 10, 2017

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Mascot

Russia Post released a Souvenir Sheet on 7th February 2017 depicting the official Mascot The Wolf named Zabivaka for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.


June 9, 2017

The KCP Limited.

A special cover was released to celebrate 75 years of  KCP Limited at Chennai on 27th December 2016.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 8, 2017

HMS Gibraltar

On 25th May 2017 Gibraltar Post releases seven different ships from the British Royal Navy have been named after Gibraltar “HMS Gibraltar”. The set of seven stamps depict:


22p - HMS Gibraltar was an Edgar-class cruiser launched in 1892, made into a depot ship in 1912, and sold 1923.

54p - HMS Gibraltar was a 101-gun screw first-rate launched in 1860, on loan as a training ship in 1872, renamed Grampian in 1889, and sold 1899.

64p - HMS Gibraltar was the 80-gun Fénix captured at the battle of Cape St. Vincent in 1780, used as a powder hulk in 1813 and broken up in 1836.

70p - HMS Gibraltar was an American 14-gun brig captured in 1779, then in turn captured by the Spanish in 1781and renamed Salvador, then recaptured by HMS Anson in 1800.

80p - HMS Gibraltar was to have been a 45,000 ton aircraft carrier, ordered from Vickers Armstrong on 15September 1943, but cancelled in October 1945.

£1 - HMS Gibraltar was a 20-gun sixth-rate built in 1711, rebuilt 1727, and sold 1748. It was the first command of John Byng, who was after wards to be court-martialled and executed in the opening stages of the Seven Years’ War.

£3 - HMS Gibraltar was a 20-gun sixth-rate in service fr om 1754 to 1773.

June 7, 2017

TITUS II Teacher's College

A special cover was released for the diamond Jubilee celebrations of TITUS II Teacher's College at Thiruvalla on 15th March 2017.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram,

June 6, 2017

World Environment Day

Two Special Covers were released in Karnataka on World Environment Day.

Cover Code:  KTK/52/2017

World Environment Day (WED) occurs on 5'" June every year for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. In 1974 the first WED was held with the theme "Only One Earth". This day celebrates the natural environment and allows a global platform to raise awareness on the environmental issues worldwide, with plans to mitigate these issues as a global community.

The celebration of this day provides us with an opportunity to broaden the basis for an enlightened opinion and responsible conduct by individuals, enterprises and communities in preserving and enhancing the environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated all over the world. From 1987, every World Environment Day has a different global host country, where the official celebrations take place. This year it is Canada. The theme for 2017 is 'Connecting People to nature - in the city and on the land, from the poles to the equator'.

Forest for Water:
 
 Cover Code: KTK/53/2017

Forests and water nourish all forms of life. Forests bring rain and ensure sustained availability of fresh water. Karnataka Forest Department celebrates 2017 as "Forests for Water" year with public participation. The important initiatives include Vanamahotsava, conservation of watersheds and volunteer involvement.

Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

June 5, 2017

Thekkan Kurisumala

A special cover was released on 27th March 2017 at Thiruvananthapuram to celebrate the diamond jubilee of  Thekkan Kurisumala

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 3, 2017

Kumbabishekam

A special cover was released to celebrate the Kumbabishekam at Tiruvannamali on 6th February 2017.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

June 2, 2017

Eminent Writers.

India Post released a set of 5 stamp and a miniature sheet on eminent Writers  K. V. Puttappa, Krishan Chander, Srilal Sukla, Balwant Gargi and Bhisham Sahni released on 31st May 2017.


June 1, 2017

Sri Ramanuja Sahasrabdi

A special cover was released on the occasion of Sri Ramanuja Sahasrabdi on 18.01.2017 at Chennai.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.