FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.

32 Teams have been divided into Eight groups of Four Teams each for the first Round competitions.

Stamps on 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa.

Stamps on Football –France – FIFA World Cup 2010

France  issued  a Double sided Stamp on 12 Jun 2010  on  FIFA World Cup 2010 played in South Africa.

Forthcoming Issues – India Post – Nov 2013

Forthcoming Issues – India Post – Nov 2013

05 Nov 2013 – Boys’ High School & College ,Allahabad

07 Nov 2013 – 75 Years of Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan

08 N0v 2013 – Indian Academy of Pediatrics

11 Nov 2013 – Central Bureau Of Investigation

13 Nov 2013 – 175 Years of Times of India

14 Nov 2013 -Children’s Day

23 Nov 2013 – Sathya Sai Baba

25 Nov 2013 – Railway Workshops at Kanchrapara & Jamalpur

29 Nov 2013 – SSB ( Sashastra Seema Bal)

Date not Announced –  Indian Metal Crafts (Set Of Stamps )

World Heart Day – 29 Sep 2013- Booklet on British Heart Foundation

World Heart Day – 29 Sep 2013- Booklet on British Heart Foundation

Today is World Heart Day.It was first started in 2000.It was created to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.3 million lives each year and the numbers are rising.

Booklet on Heart

World Heart Day -Booklet -ISG
Booklet on 50th Anniversary of British Heart Foundation

Wedding Greetings Telegram- Karnataka

Wedding Greetings Telegram- Karnataka

The Telegrams retire on 15 Jul 2013. A Look at its face over the years.

Wedding Greetings Telegrams issued by Karnataka Telecommunications

Stamps – India – Postman Stamp Packs

Stamps – India – Postman Stamp Packs

These Postman Stamp Packs containing stamps worth Rs 100/Rs 200 were first issued in Chennai on  18 Jul 2005. The RS 100 Pack issued by UP CIRCLE.

Special Cover – Shahid Smarak – Chauri Chaura, Gorakhpur-By India Post

Special Cover – India – Chauri Chaura

A Special cover issued on 19 May 1987 and shows the famous Chauri Chaura at Gorakhpur  associated with Gandhiji and India’s Freedom Struggle.

Chauri Chaura in Gorakhpur District of Uttar Pradesh is associated with the freedom movement of the country. It is around 25 km south-east of Gorakhpur. Fed up with the repressive policies of the British, the villagers burned down a police station on 4th Feb 1922. This was in retaliation to the police firing on a procession of satyagrahis in Chauri Chaura. In this incident around 22 policemen were killed and Gandhi ji immediately called off the non-cooperation movement.

Contributed by Sunil Mishra – Gorakhpur

Cinderella- India-T B Seals -1979-80

Cinderella- India-T B Seals -1979-80

A set of Four Tb seals released in 1979-80  by TB Association of India of 20 Paise  value .    The seals show Dances of India.  It says Help Fight TB.