On the occasion of the 50th Sanyam Swarn Jayanti Mahotsav of Pujya Jain
Acharya Vidhyasagar Ji Maharaj, a special cover was released at Satna on 17th July 2018.
Mr. A. K. Jain Superintendent of Post Offices was the chief guest and senior Philatelist Mr. Sudhir Jain, Secretary, Central India Philatelic Society presided over the function. Society President, Mr. Lajpat Rai, welcomed the gathereing and Jainism Philately Group member, Mr. Rajendra Agarwal Shashi gave the vote of thanks. Beautiful coloured folder and My stamp on Acharya Vidhyasagar Ji also released in this function.
A special cover was released to celebrate 125th Anniversary of Professor P.C.Mahalanobis on 29th June 2018 at R.V. Vidyaniketan.
The Indian Statistical Institute was founded by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis on 17-12-1931 at Kolkata. The Institute became an institution of national importance by an Act of the Indian Parliament in 1959. June 29, 2018 is being celebrated as the 125th Birth Anniversary of Professor P.C. Mahalanobis. This day is also annually celebrated as National Statistics Day.
A special cover was released on 21st June 2018 at Koramangala on the Akshar Yoga as part of 4th International Yoga Day.
International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21st of June every year across
the world. Akshar Yoga Academy was established in the year 2010, in
Bengaluru and is now one of the largest yoga chains in the country. Over
the last eight years, Grand Master Akshar has taught Yoga all over the
world. The Academy is having teachers representing it in many countries
such as Australia, Iran, France, U.S., Japan etc. Akshar Yoga works to
propagate Yogic traditions whilst developing innovation in Yoga.
Russia Post released a stamp on the occasion of 75th anniversary of the National Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute” on 12th March 2018 featuring its logo, which is Russia’s leading research and development institution.
A Special Cover was released to commemorate the historic maiden
International cricket test match between India and Afghanistan at Bengaluru on 15th June 2018.
Afghanistan earned their Test status alongside Ireland in June last
year. India will host Afghanistan's Historic International Test Cricket
Debut from 14-18th June 2018 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru,
India, giving a massive fillip to Afghanistan's cricketing profile.
Russia Post issued a Souvenir sheet on 14th June 2018 for The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ which is the 21st FIFA football championship which will take place in 11 largest Russian cities from June 14 till July 15, 2018.
Participating teams are divided into 8 groups, 4 teams each. The tournament will see 64 matches, including: 48 at the group stage and 16 play-offs to determine the winner and runners-up.
The finals of the FIFA World Cups™ are the most spectacular and interesting events, which always command a wide viewership and draw the interest of the whole sport community, as the top-rank national teams of the world and prominent football players take part in the competitions. The final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia will take place at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15.
The miniature sheet depicts a stylized football with the pictures of stadiums and landmarks of the cities hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ imprinted on it, as well as the official branding of the 2018 World Cup. The miniature sheet is issued in two forms — without stamp perforation in the sheet (imperforate) and with perforation.
A special cover was released at K.G.Road on the ocassion of World No Tobacco Day on 31st May 2018.
World No Tobacco Day 2018 will focus on the impact tobacco has on the cardiovascular health of people worldwide. Tobacco use is an important risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease, stroke and peripheral vascular diseases.
A special cover was released to mark the 8th Conference on the Biology of Butterflies at Bengaluru on 11th June 2018.
The International Conferences on the Biology of Butterflies are four-yearly gatherings of scientists and butterfly enthusiasts. The conferences celebrate scientific discovery of the fascinating beauty, diversity and lives of butterflies. It is the first time this conference is organised in a biodiverse developing country.
Russia Post released a stamp on 22nd March 2018 on Alexey Borisovich Bukhanov (1965–2003) was a major of the RF Ministry of Internal Affairs, participant in the Second Chechen War, posthumous Hero of the Russian Federation (2004).
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