June 30, 2014

Manava Ekta Mission.

A special cover was released in Bangalore on 15th June 2014 to celebrate the launch of braille edition of apprenticed to a Himalayan Master: A Yogi's autobiography by Sr.M and Walk of Hope (2015-16) for peace and harmony.

Cover Code: KTK/09/2014

June 28, 2014

Dakshinamnaya Sri Sharada Peetham-Sringeri.

India Post issued a special cover on 8th June 2014 on the occasion of  the Rajagopuram Kumbabhishekam celebrations which was held in Sringeri from 1st to 13th of June 2014.

Rajagopuram Sringeri is a magnificent 127 feet tall Royal Gate Tower for the 1200 year old spiritual institution at Sringeri. this majestic stone and brick structure reflects the glory of our rich culture and tradition.

Cover Code: KTK/07/2014

June 25, 2014

Musical Instruments.

Russia Post issued a stamp on Musical Instrument on 30th April 2014 under the Europa Series as Musical Instruments if the theme for 2014.

Balalaika is a Russian three-string pizzicato musical instrument with a slightly bended triangular body which has become Russia’s national musical symbol along with the accordion and bayan. Balalaika is well-known worldwide. Many composers write music for it. Balalaika bands are popular across Europe and America. The postage stamp depicts a scene of Russian folk festivities with people singing, dancing and playing musical instruments.

June 23, 2014

Philatelic Exhibitions in Karnataka

Series of district level philately exhibitions have been planned for this year 2014-2015 as a prelude to KARNAPEX in Karnataka state.

In this connection, the schedule  of three philately exhibitions planned at North Karnataka Region is furnished below:

Group I
Place of exhibition - Bagalkot
Divisions grouped under Bagalkot : Chikodi, Gokak, Belgaum
Date of exhibition : July 19th and 20th, 2014

Group II
Place of exhibition - Gulbarga
Divisions grouped under Gulbarga : Bidar, Bijapur and Raichur
Date of exhibition : August 23rd and 24th, 2014

Group III
Place of exhibition - Gadag
Divisions grouped under Gadag : Dharwad, Bellary, Sirsi, Karwar and Haveri
Date of exhibition : August 9th and 10th, 2014
Also, District level philately exhibition at Bangalore is proposed to be held between 1st August to 8th August 2014.

Courtesy: Jagannath Mani, Bangalore.

June 18, 2014

Harithasree 2014.

Kerala Postal Circle issued a Special Cover on 5th June 2014 at Kottayam on the occasion of the World Environment Day to commemorate 'Harithasree 2014' which is a program to plant 10 lakh seedlings by the Kerala Ministry of Environment.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan.

June 17, 2014

Meghdoot - 2014

A Meghdoot Post Card of Noorul Islam University, Tamil Nadu issued this year printed at Hyderabad.

June 13, 2014

FIFA World Cup - 2014

A set of 4 stamp and miniature sheet was released by India Post on 12th June 2014 to celebrate FIFA World Cup 2014.

The stamp was released by Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi at a function in New Delhi.

June 12, 2014

Special Cover - Polio Free India

A special cover was released in Bangalore to celebrate Polio Free India by Rotary International District 3190  on 5th June 2014.

Cover Code: KTK/08/2014

June 5, 2014

Weapons of Victory.

Russia Post released a set of 4 stamps on the weapons of Victory series on 25th April 2014. The stamp depicts 45 mm anti-tank gun, 76 mm divisional gun, 85 mm anti-aircraft gun and 122 mm howitzer.