December 31, 2011

Happy New Year - 2011

I wish you all a wonderful New Year filled with abundance, and treasured moments, fill your life with happiness and bright cheer, and bring to you joy and prosperity, for the whole year. 

December 30, 2011

Russian Regions - Omsk

On 12th December 2011 Russia released a stamp on Omsk region of Russia under the series "Russian regions"

The stamp depicts the Dormition Cathedral in Omsk, the sculpture "Winged genius" on the front of the Omsk Drama Theater and the River Irtysh. In this region there are about 1,700 unique archaeological, historical, cultural and other attractions.

December 27, 2011

Madan Mohan Malaviya.

On27th December 2011, India Post released a stamp on 150th birth anniversary of  Madan Mohan Malaviya.

December 26, 2011

Srinivasa Ramanujan

On26th December 2011, India Post released a stamp on Srinivasa Ramanujan.

December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas !

Wishing all my Friends, Readers and Well-wishers a very

Archaeological Survey of India

India Post released a set of 2 stamp and a miniature sheet on the occasion of 150 years of Archaeological Survey of India  on 20th December 2011.

President's Fleet Review

India Post released a set of 4 stamp on the occasion of President's Fleet review, Mumbai on 19th December 2011.

December 23, 2011


India Post released a stamp on King George Medical College / Chathrapathi Shivaji Maharaj Medical University Lucknow on 23rd December 2011 on the occasion of its academic centenary year.

December 21, 2011

Lace from Russia

On 12th December 2011, Russia released a stamp on the series "Arts and Crafts - lace" devoted to the traditional form of folk art - lace fishery. The stamps are in triangular shape.

Basic lace crafts were found in Vologda, Elets, Ryazan, Novgorod, Tula, Vyatka and other cities. Each region has its own style and method determining the place of manufacture of lace.Depicted on  stamps Belevsky lace, cape Eletskaya tablecloth, napkin Vologda and Vyatka tablecloth.

December 20, 2011

Golden Jubilee of Goa Liberation.

On19th December 2011, India Post released a stamp to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Goa Liberation. In the background is the Fort Aguada Lighthouse which is a 16th century Portuguese built Lighthouse, about 10 km West of Panaji, the capital of Goa.

December 16, 2011

Birdpex - 2011 at Brahmavar

An Exhibition on stamps of Birds was held by Daniel Monterio in a bid to enter the Guinness World Records at S.M.S Community Hall on 7th and 8th December 2011. Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate, Udupi was the inaugrator of the function. Dr.Ravi Kumar, Suptd. of Police, Udupi and Mr.Ajith Kumar Hegde, Commissioner, MUDA, were the Chief Guests, Prof. Mathew C. Ninan, Dr. N.A Madhyastha, Mr.S.Gopal and Mr.M.K.Krishnayya were the Guests of Honor.

For more pics visit DKPNA

December 15, 2011

Russia-Italy Joint issue

Russia released a joint stamp with Italy on 10th December 2011 to mark the year of Culture of Russia. This stamp is dedicated to the Year of Russian culture and Russian language in Italy and the Italian culture and Italian language in Russia.

December 14, 2011

Kavi Pradeep

India Post released a stamp of Kavi Pradeep on 11th December 2011.

December 13, 2011

Russian New Year.

To Celebrate the New Year Russia released a stamp on 01.12.2011, the stamp depicts a red Christmas ball with snowflakes on a gray background.

December 12, 2011

Special Covers on Rotary Theme

Rtn Kevin Colaco has the above covers and many more on the same theme. He is a  member of Rotary on Stamps International Fellowship.If any, interested in these cover you can contact him at the below address

Rtn Kevin Colaco
K J Maritime Corporation
1111, Raheja Centre,
Free Press Journal Marg,
214, Nariman Point,
Mumbai 400 02
Mobile : 09821736181

December 10, 2011

22 Killers Squadron

A Special cover was released in Mumbai on 02 December 2011 on 22 Killers Squadron on completing 40 years of glorious service to the nation.

December 8, 2011

The Smile Train - Cleft Surgery

The Smile train is a global charity organsiation reaching out to the millions of children suffering from cleft defects and deformities.

 The Smile Train has already trained more than 1100 doctors and sponsored more than 1,60,000 surgeries in India. The aim of the Smile Train is not just to put smiles on the faces of kids that have never known one, but to give them a second chance in life.

India Post issued a stamp on 6th December 2011 on Smile Train - Cleft surgery.

December 6, 2011

December 5, 2011

Russian regions - Kaluga

Russia released a stamp on the Kaluga Region on 30th November 2011.Stamp depicts house-museum of astronaut KE Tsiolkovsky, a model of the  rocket "Vostok" and Zhizdra river.

Kaluga Region, founded in 1944, is bordered by the Moscow, Tula, Bryansk, Smolensk, Orel regions. Administrative center - the city of Kaluga.The Kaluga Region is rich in unique natural (State nature reserve "Kaluga abatis," National Park "Ugra") and cultural (the oldest in Russia Drama Theatre) objects. Largest research center of the city of Obninsk, who grew up next to the open in 1954, the world's first nuclear power plant.

December 3, 2011

225 years of insurance in Russia

On 25th November 2011, Russia released a stamp to celebrate 225 years of insurance in Russia.

The national insurance was  started by the manifesto of Queen Catherine II from December 23, 1786.  The stamp depicts portrait of Catherine II and the of text of the manifesto.

December 1, 2011

100 Years of the Russian Olympic Committee

Russia released a stamp to celebrate "100 Years of the Russian Olympic Committee" on 25th November 2011, an organisation that lead the Olympic movement in Russia.