A special cover was released on 10th April 2018 at Mangaluru to celebrate the birth centennial of Late Dr.M.P.Pai, a Surgeon, Scholar, Philosopher, Nationalist, Legendary Teacher and Dr.B.C.Roy award winner.
A special cover was issued on 26th March 2018 to commemorate the 148th anniversary of Nalanda College, Biharsharif.
Nalanda College, Biharsharif (Bihar), the oldest college of the Magadh University, was founded by Rai Bahadur Edal Singh in 1870. The cover illustration depicts the college building along with statue of the founder and the cancellation depicts Lotus flower and Dharmachakra, as its logo.
Cover Code: BH/08/MAR/2018.
Courtesy: Lalit K Mishra, Patna
A special cover on Udupi Ramachandra Rao was released on 10th March 2018 at Bengaluru.
Prof Udupi Ramachandra Rao, born in the year Neutron was discovered,
went on to become the nucleus of India's Space Programme. As one who
strongly believed in 'Science for the Society', it is not at all
surprising that early space missions focused on weather forecasting,
telecommunication and prospecting the rich natural resources of India,
As Chairman of ISRO as well as of Space Commission, Prof Rao
indigenously built the necessary rocket technology for all the space
missions. This spirit continues to this day.
In recognition of his
monumental work, the Government of India awarded the prestigious 'Padma
Bhushana' in 1976 and the 'Padma Vibhushana' in 2017.
Russia Post released a set of 4 stamps on 20th December 2017 as part of 018 FIFA World Cup which will be held n Russia.
The postage stamps feature the paintings Football (1926) by Yuri Pimenov; Football (1928) by Aleksandr Deyneka; Football Player (1953) bas-relief in Moscow Metro by Elena Yanson-Manizer; monument to Vsevolod Bobrov, a football player (2002), by Anatoly Dyoma and Sergey Mikhailov, and the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM Official Marks.
A special cover was released on 28th January 2018 at Kolkata during the Tri celebrations of Platinum jubilee of Ashram, diamond jubilee of vidyalaya and golden jubilee of Industrial training Centre.
The cover illustration bears facades of these institutions along with Swami Vivekananda and the Cancellation bears the celebration logo with OM. Institutes tend to inculcate the vision SA VIDYA YA VIMUKTYE i.e. Education is that which liberates.
Cover Code: WB/05/2018
Courtesy: Lalit k Mishra, Patna.
Russia Post jointly issued a set of stamp with Srilanka on 18th December 2017 on Architecture of both the countries depicting Bakhchisaray Assumption Monastery of Russia and the Golden Temple of Dambulla, Srilanka.
A special cover on Stephen Hawking, physicists was released on 20th March 2018 at Bengaluru GPO.
Stephen Hawking (8 January 1942 -14 March 2018) was regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists in history. His work on the origins and structure of the universe, from the Big Bang to the black holes, the theoretical prediction called Hawking Radiation, revolutionized the understanding of the subject.
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