December 11, 2018

India's Clean City - Mysuru

A special cover was released on 2nd October 2018 at Mysuru to celebrate Mysuru as a Clean City of India.

Cover Code: KTK/67/2018
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

December 10, 2018

National Ayurveda Day - 2018

A special cover was released to celebrate National Ayurveda Day - 2018 on 5th November 2018 at Bengaluru.

Ayurveda is one of the most ancient systems of medicine equally relevant in modern times. AYUSH Department s the nodal state agency for Ayurveda in Karnataka and regulated Ayurveda related Education. Health Services and Drug Enforcement. This special cover is released to commemorate National Ayurveda Day - 2018 which is celebrated on the occasion of Lord Dhanvanthri's Jayanthi. 

Cover Code: KTK/85/2018

December 9, 2018

Grigory Kisunko

Russia post released a stamp to celebrate 100th Birth Anniversary of Grigory Kisunko (1918–1998), Scientist, Missile Defence on 10th July 2018.

December 8, 2018

Salwan Education Trust

A special cover was released to celebrate the Platinum jubilee of Salwan Education Trust on 1st November 2018 at New Delhi.

December 7, 2018

Providence Girl's Higher Secondary School.

A special cover was released on the occasion of the centenary cerebration of Providence Girl's Higher Secondary School, Calicut on 15th November 2018. The cover was released at CALPEX 2018, District level Philatelic exhibition  held at Calicut.

December 6, 2018

Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj

A special cover was released on 26th September 2018 as tribute to Muni Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj at Varanasi.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

December 5, 2018


Two days district level Philatelic Exhibition Kollampex 2018 was held at  C S I Convention Centre, Kollam on 30th & 31st October 2018. 2 special covers were released on the occasion.

December 4, 2018

Malviya Nagar Puja Samiti

A special cover was released to celebrate the golden jubilee of Malviya Nagar Puja Samiti at New Delhi on 16th October 2018.

December 3, 2018

LUPEX 2018(2)

Three Special covers were released on the second day, 29th November 2018 at LUPEX 2018.

December 2, 2018


Russia Post released a stamp depicting the Transfiguration Cathedral, the Kuznetsk fortress and the Stele to the 30th anniversary of the Victory on Heroes Boulevardto celebrate 400th Anniversary of Novokuznetsk on 7th July 2018.

Novokuznetsk is an important economic, transport and cultural center of Siberia, one of the largest metallurgical and coal-mining centers of Russia.

December 1, 2018

Guru and Disciple

A special cover was released at Bengaluru on 31st October 2018 on Mahatma Gandhi and his Rajya Guru Gopal Krishna Gokhale.

Mahatma Gandhi visited Karnataka for the first time on 8th May, 1915 on request of D.V. Gundappa, He unveiled the portrait of his Rajya Guru Gopal Krishna Gokhale in the then Government High School(Now Government Arts College),Bengaluru.

Cover Code: KTK/84/2018
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

November 30, 2018

LUPEX 2018 (1)

LUPEX 2018 - District level Philatelic exhibition was held at Ludhiana on 28th and 29th November 2018. 2 special covers were released on 28th November 2018 on 150 birth centenary of Mahatma Gandhi and on a Clock Tower.

Courtesy: Piyush Jain, Ludhiana.

November 29, 2018

Organ Donation Day

A special cover was released to celebrate the 9th Indian Organ Donation Day at Bengaluru on 27th November 2018. Organ donation is the gift of an organ to a person with end stage organ disease and who needs a transplant. The organs that can be donated are Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Heart, Lung, Intestine. The tissues that can be donated are: Cornea, Bone, Skin, Heart Valve, Blood Vessels, Nerves and Tendon, etc.

The Chief guests on the dais Dr. Kishore Phadke, Dr. Pushparaj and Dr. Prabhakar shared information about the organ donation and as presently India is lacking in donors , a need for creating awareness is crucial. They explained  about the organs going waste by cremating or burying the body can give life to as many as seven people. The Doctors on the Dias also clarified many doubts of the audience like critical organs like Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Heart, lungs etc. can be used from a brain-dead person, after many teams of doctors certify that the person is brain-dead and that the patient cannot survive without ventilators and after consent of the family members. Doctors also explained that only organs like cornea can be taken from a dead person. Members of the donor’s family and organ recipients who attended the function shared their motivating experiences. Shri G. Natarajan IPoS – Director Postal services, along with the chief guests released the special cover.

Cover Code: KTK/108/2018
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

November 28, 2018

Canara Girls High School.

A special cover was released on 19th November 2018 at Mangaluru during the Founder's Day celebrations to comemmorate 125 years of Canara Girls High School.

Canara Girls High School, is one of the oldest educational institutions on Mangaluru, was founded by Ammembal Subba Rao Pai in 1894. He is alos the founder of Canara Bank. now a major nationalised Bank in India.

Cover Code: KTK/88/2018

November 27, 2018

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Cathedral

A special cover was released as part 0f the 450th year celebration of  Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Cathedral on 18th November 2018 at Mangaluru.

The Portuguese landed at Bengare, Mangaluru in 1568 AD. They built Fort St.Sebastio and also a chapel in it, later it came to be known as "Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church". The 17th Century Royal emblem of the King of Portuguese marking thier landing in Mangaluru is now seen at the entrance of the Cathedral. On April 16, 1850, the church was raised to the status of a Cathedral. Fr, Henry T Buzzoni S.J. Parish priest and Sr. Divo S.J completed the present day magnificent ediffice in 1915.

Cover Code: KTK/87/2018

November 26, 2018

Valley of Words

A special cover was released on 23rd November 2018 at the International Literature and Arts Festival held at Dehradun.