October 23, 2017

St George Knanaya

A special cover was released on  9th May 2017 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of St George Knanaya Valiyapally at Neelamperoor.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

October 22, 2017

Association of Combat Veterans of Internal Affairs Agencies and the Internal Troops of Russia

A commemorative stamp was issued by Russia Post on 21st April 2017 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Association of Combat Veterans of Internal Affairs Agencies and the Internal Troops of Russia, depicting its celebration logo.

The All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization “Association of Combat Veterans of Internal Affairs Agencies and the Internal Troops of Russia” was founded in 1992. The association unites members, servicemen and pensioners of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia agencies that took part in battle actions under a decision by the Government of the USSR and Russia.

October 21, 2017

YMCA Kottayam

A special cover was released to celebrate 125 years of YMCA Kottayam on 12th January 2017 at Kottayam.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

October 20, 2017

Varkala Beach

A special cover was released on 25th July 2017 on Varkala Beach at Varkala.

Cover Code:KL-23/2017
Courtesy: Sebastian Chako.

October 19, 2017

National Security Guard.

A special cover was released on the 33rd raising day of National Security Guard on 16th October 2017 at New Delhi.

Cover Code: DEL/08/2017

October 18, 2017

Mechanical Engineering Design Bureau

A special stamp was issued by Russia Post on the ocassion of the 75th Anniversary of the Mechanical Engineering Design Bureau on 11th April 2017, depicting the 9K720 Iskander short-range tactical ballistic missile system and the JSC “RPC KBM” building.


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October 17, 2017

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

A set of 2 stamp and a miniature sheet was released on 15th October 2017 to celebrate 75 Years of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport , Mumbai.


October 16, 2017

World Animal Day

A Special cover was released on 4th October 2017 at Bengaluru to celebrate World Animal Day.

The mission of World Animal Day is "To raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe."

Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA), founded by Miss Crystal Rogers in 1991 was built on a formidable mission to make the world a better place for all animals. We are delighted to mark this occasion, which is celebrated in different ways in every country, irrespective of nationality, religion, faith or political ideology, via release of the exclusive World Animal Day 2017 special covers. Through increased awareness, education and participation, we can create a world where animals are always recognised as sentient beings and the undeniable respect and balance in the human-animal relationship.

Learn more about CUPA on www.cupabangalore.org

 Cover Code: KTK-77/2017
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

October 15, 2017

Turtles - Russia

Russia Post released a set of 4 stamp on 4th April 2017 featuring turtles of Russia like the European pond turtle, the spur-thighed tortoise, the Caspian turtle and the Chinese softshell turtle.

In Russia, there are four types of turtles, with only the spur-thighed tortoise living on land. It lives in the Caucasus. Some of its subspecies are endangered, and the very species is listed in the Red Data Book of the Russian Federation. Of the water turtles, the Russian Federation is inhabited by the European pond turtle, the Chinese softshell turtle and the Caspian turtle.

October 14, 2017

CSI Youth Movement

A special cover was released on the occasion of  centenary celebration of CSI Madhya Kerala Diocesan Youth Movement on 26th May 2017 at Changanassery.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

October 13, 2017

Philatelic Day Celebrations.

I have news of Philatelic Day celebrated at various places on 12th October 2017.

At Vellore, Tamilnadu:




At Bengaluru, Karnataka:



At Hyderabad:
A special cover was released at Hyderabad on 12th October 2017 to celebrate Philately Day.


At Goa:





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Nanaji Deshmukh

A comemmorative stamp was released by India Post to celebrate the birthd centenary of Nanaji Deshmukh on 11th October 2017.


October 12, 2017

Rapid Action Force

India Post released a Commemorative stamp on the occasion of 25th Anniversary of Rapid Action Force released a  Stamp in Meerut on 7th October 2017.


Sukanya Samriddhi Yogana

A special cover was released in Chennai on 11th October 2017 to celebrate Sukanya Samriddhi Yogana.

Courtesy: Bhasker C G. Chennai.

October 11, 2017