September 30, 2015

Namma Karnataka - Picture Postcards.

India Post, Karnataka Circle released a set of 12 Postcards on historical places, flora and fauna of karnataka. It is available @ Rs.125/- per set.

Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

September 29, 2015

Cuttack Club

A special cover was released to celebrate 150th anniversary of Cuttack Club on 2nd April 2015 at Cuttack.

September 28, 2015


India Post released a special cover to celebrate the 125th Birth Anivversary of Shri. V.L.Ethiraj on 18th July 2015 at Chennai.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

September 26, 2015

The first Kailash Manasarovar yatra via Nathula

A special cover was released by India Post in Gangtok to celebrate the first Kailash Manasarovar yatra via Nathula on 18th June 2015.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

September 25, 2015

175th Birth Anniversary of Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky.

Russia Post released a stamp on 28th May 2015 on the 175th Birth Anniversary of Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky, famous Russian Composer.

The stamp depicts a portrait of the composer, his signature and the building of the Moscow State Conservatory named after Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Russian cultural heritage), the margins of a souvenir sheet depict notes of "The Nutcracker" ballet, and the composition of lira and branches tied with ribbon.

September 23, 2015

St.James School.

A special cover was released by India Post in Kolkata to celebrate 150th year of St. James School on 5th May 2015.

Cover Code: WB/05/2015
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

September 21, 2015

50th Anniversary of the 1965 War.

India Post released  a set of three commemorative stamp on  "Valour and Sacrifice-1965 War" on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of  1965 War.

It was  released by the Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad at the Exhibition at India Gate, in New Delhi on 15th September, 2015. The Stamps depicts the spirit and resoluteness of purpose displayed by the three wings of Indian Armed Forces during the 1965 war. 

September 17, 2015

Salacgriva Lighthouse

Latvia Post released a stamp on Salacgrīva Lighthouse on 21st August 2015 in continuation of the series Lighthouses of Latvia.
Salacgriva Lighthouse is located on the right bank of the Salaca River. It was built in 1925 as a quadrangle white tower with a red lantern. The height of the light was 8.4 meters, while the height of the lighthouse above water was 12.1 meters.It was built because the coast between Salacgriva and Ainazi was the most dangerous area for navigation across the entire coast of the Gulf of Riga due to a lot of ground.

September 15, 2015

Service Breed of Dogs.

A set of 4 stamp was released by Russia Post on 28th May 2015 depicting Service breed of dogs like the South Russian Shepherd Dog, Caucasian Shepherd Dog, Central Asian Shepherd Dog and Black Russian Terrier.

September 14, 2015

Joseph Brodsky

Russia Post released a stamp of Joseph Brodsky on 22nd May 2015. He was a Russian and American poet, essayist, playwright, translator, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1987.

September 12, 2015

Birds of the Himalayas - Vol II - Picture Postcards

India Post North Karnataka Region (Dharwad) has released a set of 48 Picture postcards  on the theme Birds of the Himalayas to observe the International Biodiversity decade 2011-2020. It is released as Vol II in continuation to the earlier set and comes in an attractive box priced at Rs.150/- 

Karnataka Philatelic Society - Office Bearers.

The 40th Annual General Body Meeting of the Karnataka Philatelic Society, Bengaluru was held on 16th August 2015. The following are the newly elected office bearers.

President: Mr. K. Chaitanya Dev
Vice President: Mr. Mani M Krishnan
General Secretary:  Mr. Nikhilesh Melkote
Treasurer : Mr. Bharat Kumar

Governing Council Members:
   Ms. N. Sridevi
   Mr. Manish Jain
   Mr. Suresh R

Left to Right (Sitting - New office-Bearers) : Mr. Suresh.R , Mr. Bharat Kumar, Mr. Nikhilesh Melkote, Ms. Sridevi,         Mr. Chaitanya Dev, Mr. Mani Krishnan, Mr. Manish Jain. Left to Right (Standing -outgoing office Bearers) Mr. Jagannath Mani, Mr. Kannan , Mr. S.S Swamy , Mr. Mahesh Jambulingam  
 Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

September 11, 2015

376th Madras Day Celebrations.

A special cover was released on 22nd August 2015 to celebrate 376th Madras Day at Chennai by Madras Heritage Lovers' Forum. The cover has the picture of Gold Pagoda of Madras Presidency and the cancellation shows half dudu issued in 1755.

Cover Code: TN/19/2015
Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

September 10, 2015

World Hindi Conference

India Post released a stamp on 10th World Hindi Conference on 10th September 2015.

The 10th World Hindi Conference was inaugurated by Prime Minister Shri.Narendra Modi on 10th September 2015 at Bhopal He also released a commemorative stamp on the ocassion. Minister of Communications and Information Technology Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and other dignitaries were also present.The Conference is being organized from 10th to 12th September 2015 in the city of Bhopal at Lal Parade Ground by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in partnership with the Government of Madhya Pradesh.

September 9, 2015

The Eurasian Economic Union.

A special stamp was released by Russian Post on 21st May 2015 on the Eurasian Economic Union. The stamp depicts the logo of the Eurasian Economic Union and the border states of the EAEC: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEC) is an International organization of regional economic integration established by a treaty, signed by the Presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation on May 29, 2014. The Eurasian Economic Union came into force on January 1, 2015. It includes the Russian Federation, Republic of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic. 

September 8, 2015

Women Empowerment.

A set of 4 stamp and a miniature sheet on Women Empowerment was released by the hon'ble Minister for Communications and IT, Shri. Ravi Shanker Prasad on 2nd September 2015 at a function in New Delhi.

September 7, 2015

Don Bosco

A special cover was released to celebrate the Bi-centenary of the birth of Don Bosco on 16th August at Panaji, Goa.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

September 5, 2015

Thanjapex - 2015 (2)

Special cover released on 4th September 2015, the second day of  Thanjapex - 2015 District Philatelic exhibition held at Thanjavur on Manora Fort.

Courtesy: Kasinath R., Thanjavur.

September 4, 2015

Mahatma Basaweshwar

A special cover was released on Mahatma Basaweshwar at Udgir on 3rd August 2015.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

September 3, 2015

Thanjapex - 2015

5 special covers were released on 3rd September 2015 during Tanjapex - 2015, District level philatelic exhibition held at Thanjavur on Art and Musical Icons of Thanjavur like Veenai, paintings, dolls, art plate and thavil.

Cover Code: TN/24/2015

Cover Code: TN/25/2015

Cover Code: TN/26/2015

Cover Code: TN/27/2015

 Cover Code: TN/28/2015
Courtesy: Kasinath R, Thanjavur.

September 1, 2015


A special cover was released on 20th June 2015 on the occasion of K.S.Shah birth centenary year at Jamnagar.