News – Australian Open 2010 – Roger Federer wins 16th Grand Slam Title Roger Federer won the Men’s Singles Finals of Australian Open Tennis 2010.He defeated Andy Murray of Britain 6-3 , 6-4 ,7-6(13-11) .This was his 22nd Entry into a Grand Slam Final Which is a record by itself. This was his 16th Grand [...]
Monthly Archive for January, 2010
News – Australian Open 2010 – Leander Paes wins 16th Grand Slam Title Leander Paes of India teamed with Cara Black of Zimbabwe to win Australian Open 2010 Mixed Doubles Title .This is Paes 11th Grand Slam Doubles Title equalling Mahesh Bhupathi’ s Indian Record . Paes and Cara Black had earlier won the US [...]
Special Cover-The Department of Posts has organised the first institutional cricket tournament for the India Post Cup in Kolkata from January 11 to 15. The meet had the blessings of the Board. Six teams, divided into two groups, had taken part. Group league matches were played on first three days; the semifinals was played on [...]
Errors and Varieties – India-Philippines JI – Miniature Sheet A miniature sheet on Dolphins was issued by India on 16 Nov 2009 as a India – Philippines Joint Issue . A Study on Perforation shifts in these MS is listed for benefit of Readers. PERFORATION SHIFT TO THE LEFT TWO Miniature sheets are shown where [...]
Errors and Varieties – India-Philippines JI – Miniature Sheet A miniature sheet on Dolphins was issued by India on 16 Nov 2009 as a India – Philippines Joint Issue . A Study on Perforation shifts in these MS is listed for benefit of Readers. PERFORATION SHIFT TO THE RIGHT TWO Miniature sheets are shown where [...]
Special Cover – India – NGPEX ‘97 A set of Special covers were released during National Games Philatelic Exhibition NGPEX ‘97 held at Bangalore from 2-6 June 1997. 04-6-1997 – Aquatics Day – Cancellation Swimmers 06-6-1997 – Athletics Day – Athletics Track
Souvenir Sheet – Philippines – UPU Philippines issued a miniature / Souvenir sheet to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of UPU. Three stamps were issued on 09 Oct 1949 and design on stamps is the UPU Monument in Berne Switzerland.
Stamps on Stamps – South Africa – Se-tenants On the Occasion of National Stamp Day in 1990 South Africa issued stamps which carried the old issues under the Stamps on Stamps Theme. The old Stamps reproduced were 21c – Great Britain – Penny Black 1840 21c – Cape of Good Hope - Four Pence 1853 [...]
News – South Asian Games 2010 – Dhaka The XI South Asian Games commenced in Dhaka , Bangladesh on 29 Jan 2010 and shall be held till 08 Feb 2010. 8 Countries including India are Participating in 23 Sports. The Logo is Flying Doyle or Robin Magpie or Kutumb which is National Bird Of Bangladesh
News – Death Anniversary of Gandhiji The Nation Pays Homage to Father of Nation – Gandhiji on his 62nd Death Anniversary today – 30 Jan 2010.
Special Cover -India – Polio Eradication A Special Cover on Polio eradication was released at Agra on 09 Jan 2010 . The Cancellation has the theme “Polio Go Forever”. The Cover also shows Taj Mahal.
Special Cover – India – NGPEX ’97 A set of Special covers were released during National Games Philatelic Exhibition NGPEX ’97 held at Bangalore from 2-6 June 1997. 02-6-1997 – Inaugural Day – Cancellation on mascot Nandu 03-6-1997 – Rural Sports Day -Kabaddi Match in Progress.
FDC- New Zealand – Non Denominated stamps New Zealand issued a set of 10 Stamps on 07 Sep 2009. These are New Zealand’s First Non Denominated Stamps which hold their value forever and are called KIWI STAMPS.