October 29, 2011

The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation (1991-2011)

On 27th October 2011, Russia released a stamp to mark the 20th anniversary of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation - the judicial body of constitutional control, independently exercise judicial power through constitutional proceedings.The stamp depicts the building of the Constitutional Court of Russia in     St. Petersburg.

October 28, 2011

200 years of Russian Gas.

Russia released a stamp on 28th October 2011 to commemorate 200 years of use of Gas in Russia, when PG Sobplev established the first plant to produce synthetic gas, known as "termolamp." This stamp features a portrait of PG Sobolevsky against passers-by strolling in the light of the first gas street lamps in St.Petersburg.

October 25, 2011

Happy Deepavali - 2011

I also THANK all of you who have sent me greetings and wishes for the Festival

50th Anniversary of Kremlin Palace

On 24th October 2011, Russia released a stamp commemorating fiftieth anniversary of Kremlin Palace. The State Kremlin Palace is a Central Theatre and concert hall of Russia.

October 24, 2011

Commissioning INS Satpura.

A special cover was released in Mumbai on August 20, 2011 on the occasion of Commissioning INS Satpura. It is the latest stealth frigate of Indian Navy, with pennant number F48, second ship of the Shivalik Class Frigates built by Mazagon Dock Limited, Mumbai.

The special postmark shows the Crest (design showing "Khandas" - Indian double-edge straight sword )  and motto (Resolve, Pride, Courage) and the cachet shows INS Satpura in action.

October 22, 2011

300 Years of Moscow Post Office

 On 21st October 2011, Russia released a set of 4 stamp and a Souvenir Sheet to celebrate 300 years of Moscow Post Office.

October 21, 2011

Stamp and Coin Fair - Indore.

Philatelic, Numismatic & Heritage Fair organized by Young Indians and Indore Coin Society will be held in Indore on November 12-13-14, 2011.  
Venue : Basketball complex, Race Course Road, Indore (MP)

For more details contact Mr Girish Sharma Ph 9425052158/  9977050987 .

October 19, 2011

Egypt - Singapore Joint Issue.

On 17th October a Joint stamp was issued by Egypt and Singapore on rivers of both the Country, Nile and the Singapore River.

 The Nile is a major north-flowing river in North Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. It is 6,650 km long. It runs through the ten countries of Sudan, South Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and Egypt.

 The Singapore River which is the most famous river among about 90 rivers in Singapore, flows from the Central Area, which lies in the Central Region in the southern part of Singapore before emptying into the ocean.
                                                                                                                                     Thanks, Kasinath.

October 18, 2011

300 years of the factory "Arsenal"

Russia released a stamp on 14th October 2011 on 300 years of the factory "Arsenal". Arsenal was opened in 1711 by Peter I as " Cannon Foundries". The stamp depicts a cannon, "Shuvalov Unicorn" and the panorama of the fortress in the background.

October 17, 2011

Regional Commonwealth in the field of communications. 1991-2011

Russia released a stamp on 10th October 2011 on Regional Commonwealth, depicting its emblem, which is dedicated to the Regional Cooperation in the field of communications, acting as interstate coordinating body in the fields of telecommunications and postal communications, and information.

October 15, 2011

National Postal Week - Philatelic Day Celebration in Mangalore

As a part of the National Postal Week, a Philatelic Exhibition was conducted at Head Post Office, Mangalore on 12.10.2011 to celebrate Philately Day.

 For further news and pics visit the blog of D.K.Philatelic and Numismatic Association. Click the below links:


October 13, 2011

The Punjab Regiment & 1 Para

On 12th October 2011 India Post issued a commemorative postage stamp on The Punjab Regiment & 1 Para (SF) (1 Punjab)

October 10, 2011

Chitrapur Math

India Post released a stamp of Chitrapur Math on 9th October 2011. 

 It was established in 1757 and located in Shirali village in North Kanara, Karnataka.TheMath  reaches out to help through charitable and developmental activities such as distribution of free meals, promoting education, health care etc. It is involved not only in charitable, but other humanitarian, bio and eco friendly activities and promotes green.

October 5, 2011

Olympic winter Sports

On 3rd October 2011 Russia released a set of 3 stamp XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi - Olympic winter Sports. The stamp depicts skiing, ski jumping and short track.

October 4, 2011

New Blog on Philately

Mr.Mahesh Reddiar has started a new blog on Philately.

Visit his blog at www.PhilaIndia.info

October 2, 2011

Innovative Biotechnology

Russia released a stamp on Innovative Biotechnology on 30.09.2011.
The stamp depicts the emblem of the Eurasian Economic Community,wheat and the molecular structure on the background of laboratory flasks and test tubes.

October 1, 2011

MAHAPEX - 2012

Pune will host the four-day 11th state-level philatelic exhibition, Mahapex 2012, at Ganesh Kala Krida Rangmanch from January 13 next year.
After 25 years, Pune will be hosting such an exhibition for Maharashtra and Goa. The Prospectus of 'Mahapex 2012' was unveiled by Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra circle, Faiz-Ur-Rehman, on Friday at Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management.
The postmaster general of Pune region, Colonel (retd) KC Mishra, mayor of Pimpri-Chinchwad Yogesh Behl were present on the occasion. Among Philatelists Pratisad Nurgaonkar, Basti Solanki, Dixit, Col. Dutta, Mrs.Dutta, Col.Pujara, Vinayak Avate from Pune, Suketu Zaveri and Surendra Kotadiya from Mumbai, P.G.Bhargave from Nasik, M.J.Karajagi from Solapur and Deepak Modi from Jalna were also present.
Rehman said that it would be a big-budget event, where renowned Indian philatelists would be participating. The show will host 400 exhibition frames exhibited by over 300 philatelists from the two states.