October 31, 2013

The 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago.

Russia Post issued a Souvenir sheet to celebrate The 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago on 4th September 2013.

On September 4, 1913 members of the Hydrographic Expedition of the Arctic Ocean ( 1910-1915 . ) Under the leadership of BA Celebes opened archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, located on the border of the Kara Sea and the Laptev Sea . The archipelago is called Land of Nicholas II. On January 11, 1926 under decree of the Presidium of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee, it was renamed the Severnaya Zemlya .

The stamp depicts icebreaking ships " Vaygach ", " Taimyr" and a portrait of BA Celebes and the landscape of Severnaya Zemlya archipelago in the sheet.

October 30, 2013

The 1150th Anniversary of Smolensk.

Russia Post issued a Souvenir sheet to celebrate 1150th Anniversary of Smolenskon, one of the first cities of ancient Russia, on  21st September 2013.

Stamp shows the Smolensk fortress wall and the coat of arms of Smolensk. Outside picture shows the various periods of history of Smolensk: the inception of the city and a fragment of a wooden fortification end of XVI - early XVII centuries. Battle of Smolensk War of 1812 and the banner Neverovskiy Infantry Division , Battle of Smolensk in 1941 and the banner of 630 Infantry Regiment 107 division, State flag of the Russian Federation and the parade on the background of modern architectural structures : Smolensk Central station and a residential building.

October 29, 2013

Russia - Liechtenstein Joint Issue - Art.

Russia issued a set of 2 stamp jointly with Liechtenstein depicting art of both the countries on 2nd September 2013.
The stamp depicts the picture IG Myasoedova ( E. Zotov ) "Campaign miniytsev " (1909 ) and " Zilum " (1945), located at the State Russian Museum and the private collection of Dr Peter Goopa .

October 25, 2013

National Communications.

A stamp was released by Russia Post of Joint issue of the Communications Administrations of countries - members of the RCC on 21st August 2013.

Stamp depicts a communications satellite "Express -AM " over the map of Russia and the logo of the Regional Commonwealth in the field of communication (RCC)

October 24, 2013

Ruchi Ram Sahni

India Post released a stamp on Ruchi Ram Sahni on 24th October 2013.

Mahila Seva Samaja, Bangalore

A Special cover was released to commemorate 100 years of Mahila Seva Samaja, Bangalore for the dedicated service in the field of education on 1st October 2013 in Bangalore by the Karnataka Postal Circle.

 The Mahila Seva Samaja, Bangalore was established in October 1913 by Parvathamma Chandrashekara Iyer to provide education and work for girls and under privileged women.

Thanks to: Sri. Jagannath Mani, Bangalore.

October 23, 2013

Indian Society of Neuroradiology.

A Special cover was released to commemorate 16 years of Indian Society of Neuroradiology  on 26th September 2013 in Bangalore by the Karnataka Postal Circle.

Indian Society of Neuroradiology, established in the year 1998, is engaged in a wide range of activities to create awareness of the subject in both diagnostic and interventional Neuroradiology among the public and physicians.

Thanks to: Sri. Jagannath Mani, Bangalore.

October 22, 2013

Bhakra Dam

India Post released a stamp depicting the Bhakra Dam on 22nd October 2013 to celebrate 50 years of its glorious service of the Nation.

October 18, 2013

150 years of Kolomna Plant.

Russia Post released a stamp to commemorate 150 years of Kolomna Plant on 15th August 2013.

October 14, 2013

Philately Day - Mahatma Gandhi

India Post released a souvenir sheet to celebrate Philately day on 12th October 2013.

October 12, 2013

Mahatma Gandhi - Painted Postcards.

Gandhi Research Foundation, Jalgaon celebrated the 144th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi as Charkha Jayanti at Gandhi Research Foundation by organizing a Dialogue – “Realities and Challenges of Today : What Shall We Do”. It also organised a ‘Vishwa Ahimsa Rally’, ‘Drawing Competition’ and ‘Charkha Sammelan’.
Part of the celebration was to bring out a series of Painted Postcards on Mahatma by way of contribution to the memory of him on this occasion.These postcards are available to collectors at a cost of Rs.100/- for 6 painted postcards.

For further information contact:
 Ashwin Zala,
Gandhi Research Foundation,
Jalgaon , Maharashtra (India)
Cell. 09404955272, 02572260011

October 9, 2013

World Post day

Every year 9th October is celebrated as World Post Day , the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Berne, Switzerland. It was decided to be celebrated as World Post Day by the UPU Congress held in Tokyo, Japan, in 1969.

October 8, 2013

100 Years of Indian Cinema - MS.

The much awaited 6 miniature sheets of 100 Years of Indian Cinema has slowly started to arrive in all the bureaus. The MS has been numbered as 1/6, 2/6, 3/6, 4/6, 5/6 and 6/6 and together contains 50 stamps of Rs.5/- each, with the total issue costing Rs.250/- 

October 4, 2013

125th birth anniversary of Tupolev - Bombers.

Russia Post issued a miniature sheet with  5 stamps on 13th August 2013 on bomber planes to commemorate 125th birth anniversary of Andrei Tupolev. The stamp depicts bombers like Tu - 2 , TB - 7 , Tu - 16 and Tu - 22M3 and Tu - 95.

October 3, 2013

Exhibition of Gandhi Stamps.

Bangalore Metro Rail with Department of Posts, Bangalore assisted by Karnataka Philatelic Society, Bangalore arranged an exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi. Lot of philatelic collections on Gandhi with Photos and Literature on Gandhi is exhibited at the Exhibition hall of Mahatma Gandhi Railway Station,  Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bangalore 560 001. The Exhibition is open to the public from 10 AM to 6 PM from October 2nd to 31st October 2013. Entry is free.Postal Department has opened a special counter at the venue.

News Courtesy: Mr. Jagannath Mani.