A special cover was released on 30th April 2018 to celebrate the Birth Centenary of Dr. B.P. Radhakrishna.
Dr. B.P. Radhakrishna (BPR) was the doyen of post-independent Indian Geology. An institution builder par excellence and a distinguished editor, he was a liberal humanist who personified the best of Indian cultural and civilizational values. By his commitment and probity in scientific pursuits, he became the conscience keeper of the Indian Geo science Community.
Russia Post issued a set of 4 stamps on Sports Venues of Winter Universiade 2019 in Krasnoyarsk.
The 29th Winter Universiade 2019 is scheduled to be held between 2-12 March 2019. 73 medal sets will be competed for in 11 sports. The postage stamps of 2018 feature the Bobrovy Log Fun Park, Platinum Arena Krasnoyarsk Sports and Entertainment Complex, Ivan Yarygin Sports Palace and Biathlon Academy Multi-Purpose Complex with the 2019 Winter Universiade logo.
A Special Cover was released on 21st April 2018 at Bhalki on Poojya Shri Dr. Basavalinga Pattaddevaru, Hiremath Samsthan.
Poojya Shri Dr. Basavalinga Pattaddevaru is a distinguished and eminent personality. He is popularly known as Kannada Jangama of Kannada Matha. He is the founder president of Hiremath Samsthana Vidyapeetha Trust , Bhalki. He is a renowned educationalist, social reformer, innovative writer and president of modem Anubhav Mantapa. He is also a pioneer of Vachana University. He has profoundly contributed to art, literature, education, society and religion. His work is also extended to many fields such as adoption of orphan children, emancipation of women, dalits and downtrodden. He finds happiness in the welfare of society. His initiatives influenced many spheres of human activities. It transformed the society and life of underprivileged and oppressed ones. Considering his selfless and boundless service to humanity, he has been conferred with many awards such as Karnataka Rajyotsava Prashasthi and Suvarna Karnataka Ekikarana Puraskar and Honorary Doctorate by Gulbarga university.
Russia Post issued a stamp on 28th February 2018 featuring a snowy owl against the typical landscape of the Great Arctic State Nature Reserve which is a joint issue between the RCC Communications Administrations.
The Great Arctic State Nature Reserve is the largest reserve in Russia and Eurasia and the third largest in the world. Among the birds inhabiting the tundra are the snowy owl, the rock ptarmigan, the Steller’s Eider, the brant and rare gull species: the Ross’s gull, the Sabine’s gull and the ivory gull. 100 bird species can be found throughout the reserve. There are 24 mammal species and 25 fish species inhabiting the territory. Big mammals live in the reserve: the polar bear, the reindeer, the muskox. Arctic foxes, wolverines, stoats and lemmings are usual inhabitants in the area. The walrus, the beluga whale, the ringed seal and the bearded seal are widespread in the Arctic seas.
Russia Post released a stamp on the 21st February 2018 featuring the Floating Bridge over the Moskva River against the background of the Kremlin and the EUROPA Stamp Issue Programme logo.
The postage stamp features the Floating Bridge at Zaryadye Park. The
bridge was opened at Zaryadye Park in Moscow in September 2017. It
represents a V-shaped observation deck which is a 70-meter console
without a single support with a high glass barrier. The bridge is 244
meters long, its weight is 3 700 tons.
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, Bengaluru is
commemorating Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's Birth Anniversary by releasing this
special cover on 14th April 2018.
Bharatha Rathna Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar popularly known as Baba Saheb Ambedkar was an eminent jurist who fought to eradicate social evils like untouchability and caste restrictions. He is called as the "Father of Indian Constitution" who fought for the rights of Dalits and other downtrodden classes. He relentlessly fought along with other national leaders to ensure liberty, fraternity and unity of all section of the society.
With the patronage of the Government of Karnataka, Ananda Social & Educational Trust established and manages the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, Mathrushri Ramabai Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital and Mathrushri Bheemabai Ambedkar College of Nursing and other Paramedical courses covering diploma, graduate and post graduate studies and research. The educational and health services of the colleges and hospitals are availed by thousands of students, patients with the help of eminent doctors and staff with all professional and technical facilities. Free health services are provided to the poor and needy people.
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