29 November 2019

Club News








Dear Reader,

I am pleased to release December 2019 issue of Rainbow Stamp News. It is available on following link :




20 November 2019

New Stamps from India - Children's day



Children's Day



Date of Issue : 14 November 2019


 On the occasion of Children's Day  Two commemorative postage stamps were issued   by India Post.





Karnataka Special Cover - KTK/70/2019 - International day of Forests 



International Day of Forests is celebrated worldwide on 21 st March in order to increase the public awareness among communities about the values, significance and contributions of the forests to balance the life cycle on the earth.

- Suresh R, Bangalore

16 November 2019

Stamp Exhibition in Dehradun






Valley of Words, International Literature and Art  Festival is being held in Dehradun from 15-17 November 2019. During the Festival  a small stamp exhibition has  also been  organized at Hotel Madhuban. Exhibits of  Noted philatelists of Dehradun, Abhai Mishra, Vinay Gupta Mukesh Mittal and Abhiri Mishra have been displayed in the exhibition.To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary Year of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, a special cover and cancellation was also released on 15th November 2019 on Valley of Words theme showing Mahatma Gandhi on the cover & cancellation.



For making the event more successful, the Uttarakhand Postal Department had also supported the event by providing the exhibit frames and by putting up the My Stamp Counter where many of the guests got their photo printed on stamps.








- Vinay Gupta & Mukesh Mittal, Dehradun

15 November 2019

Club News




New Stamp from India - 550th Guru Nanak Dev Ji 



Date of Issue : 9 November 2019


Date of Issue : 25 October 2019


Result of Baliphilex 2019
11th Bali Philately Exhibition


Courtesy : Madhukar Jain

Winners of stamp Design Competition 2019 - Child Rights
organized by India Post


12 November 2019

Special Covers from Karnataka




International Women's Day : 8 March 2019

'Break the Silence end the Violence against Women'




Special Cover - KTK/60/2019 - National Science Day 

February 28 is celebrated as 'National Science Day' all over India, to commemorate the announcement of the discovery of 'Raman Effect' by Sir C.V. Raman. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. This special cover was released to mark this momentous occasion.


Karnataka Special Cover - KTK/47/2019 - ISHACON 2019 - Indian Speech and Hearing Association


The Indian Speech and Hearing Association is a professional body of Speech language Pathologists and Audiologists. The Association was established in the year 1967 and envisages professional excellence in services provided for people with speech language and hearing disorders across the human life span. The year 2019 marks the 51st year of its successful functioning.



KTK/80/2019 - National Doctor's Day 

Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy (1 July 1882 - 1 July 1962) was an eminent Indian physician, educationist, freedom fighter and politician who served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1948 until his death in 1962. In India, the National Doctor's Day is celebrated in his memory every year on 1st July. He was awarded with India's highest civilian honour "Bharat Ratna" on 4th February 1961.


Karnataka Special Cover - KTK/73/2019 - Kar Siri Mangoes 

For the first time in India, Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Corporation Ltd. has introduced door-step delivery of 'Kar Siri' mango fruits directly from farmers to consumers online through Postal Parcel service.



Special Cover - KTK-42-2019 - 128th Birth Anniversary Celebration of Dr. Gubbi Veeranna 

Dr. Gubbi Veeranna (1891-1972) was pioneer and most prolific contributor to Kannada theatre. He established a drama company, which was known as Gubbi Company. The company played a crucial role in promoting the Kannada theatre. He was a "Padmashree" awardee and conferred with the title "Nataka Ratna". There is a popular saying that the story of Gubbi Company is the story of Kannada theater.
: Suresh R -  Bangalore : email : suresh.hobbies@gmail.com

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