Monthly Archive for January, 2009

Stamp Issue Programme Gibraltar 2009   30 Jan 2009     500 Years of the succession to the throne of King Henry VIII     7 stamps +MS   10 Feb 2009    700 Years of Devotion to Our Lady of Europe                           2 MS                         Joint issue with Vatican                         15 Mar 2009    Centenary of Naval Aviation                                                      6 Stamps […]

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Page – 12. Special collection  on Millenium. Different stamps and miniature sheets issued by 140 countries on this subject. Four miniature sheets are shown. This shall be informative and useful to our friends. Please do send your comments. Happy Reading. It is a strong contender for Limca Book of Records entry. Contributed By;-Pratisad Neurgaonkar, Pune Jordan, France, […]

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Special Cover – Coin Exhibition A Special cover was released on All India Coin Exhibition held in Cochin ( Now Kochi ) from 31-8 1995 to 04-9-1995.  

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Special Cover – Azadi Express A special train known as Azadi Express- a mobile train exhibition on Freedom struggle -had 12 interconnected coaches and carried more than 500 photographs on India’s Freedom struggle. It was a Dream project of Ministry Of Information and Broadcasting. A special cover was rleased to mark its arrival at Behrampur Station […]

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Stamps India-St Paul’s Church-By India Post Postmaster General of Chennai city region M.S.Ramanujam released the postage stamp at a function in Chennai on Sunday to mark 150 years of CSI St.Paul’s Church . Former judge of Madras High Court J.Kanakaraj received the same. St Paul’s Church, one of the oldest and prestigious churches in Chennai, […]

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Forthcoming Issues – India -  Latest Updates   28 Jan,2009 -Intach Heritage Centres   28 Jan,2009.-1.  Jaisalmer Fort,Jaisalmer,500P                      2.   Quila Mubarak,Patiala,500P                      3.   Manyu Monasteries,Ladakh,500P                      4.   St.Anne’s Church,Goa,500P                            Miniature Sheet-2000P,0.2 million 31Jan,2009-Bishnu Prasad Rabha,500P 03 Feb2009   SAIL ( Steel Authority) 04 Feb,2009.-National Girl Child Day,500P 05 Feb 2009 – Postal Life Insurance

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First Day Cover – 1971 Cricket Victories India posted great Cricket Victories in 1971 over England and West Indies. It also saw the arrival of Sunil Gavaskar on the International scene .FDC with stamp released to mark the famous 1971 victories.

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Special Cover – Nehru as Cricketer A special cover released on 16 Nov 1989 at Vadodra during Nehru Family Philatelic Exhibition shows Nehru in Cricket gear going out to play Cricket.

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Page – 11. Special collection  on Millenium. Different stamps and miniature sheets issued by 140 countries on this subject. Four miniature sheets are shown. This shall be informative and useful to our friends. Please do send your comments. Happy Reading. It is a strong contender for Limca Book of Records entry. Contributed By :-Pratisad Neurgaonkar , Pune. […]

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A Philatelic Tribute to Ashok Chakra Winners Photographs of Ashok Chakra winners Republic Day 2009    

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A Philatelic Tribute to Ashok Chakra Winners The Indian Military Academy (IMA)  Dehradun has produced 17 Ashok Chakra Winners till date amongst the 45 Army Personnel who have been awarded this highest Peace time Gallantry Award.                                         

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A Philatelic Tribute to Ashok Chakra Winners                                                                                                        India   today celebrates 59th Anniversary of Republic Day. The Government announced the award of 11 Ashok Chakra  Medals . Ashok Chakra is the Highest Peacetime Gallantry Award of Republic Of India . It is Awarded for most […]

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A Philatelic Tribute to Ashok Chakra Winners   The Army Postal Service has honoured Ashok Chakra Winners  by issuing Special Covers. A few covers are listed below as a Tribute to those brave men.                              

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