14 September 2011

New stamps on International Year of Chemistry..



Date of Issue : 3 October 2011

Canada Post will issue a postage stamp on 3 October to celebrate Int Year of Chemistry, The stamp in booklets of 10 also honors 100th anniversary of the Int. Association of Chemical Societies. The stamp features John Charles Polanyi. In 1986 Polanyi  jointly received Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Dudley R. Herschbach and Yuan T. Lee.



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Date of Issue : 1 August 2011

North Korea

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Date of Issue : 29 July 2011



Date of Issue : 9 May 2011

Slovak Republic


Date of Issue :  17 January 2011

Sri Lanka

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Date of Issue : 30 January 2011



Date of Issue : 7 February 2011

Indian Theme on World Philately

-  Kenneth Sequeira


Delhi – Commonwealth Games 2010

The 2010 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XIX Commonwealth Games, were held in Delhi, India, from 3 to 14 October 2010. A total of 6,081 athletes from 71 Commonwealth nations and dependencies competed in 21 sports and 272 events, making it the largest Commonwealth Games till date. It was also one of  the largest international multi-sport events to be staged in Delhi and India. The final medal tally was led by Australia. The host nation India had its best performance ever to finish second. To commemorate this event some postal administrations issued stamps. Here are stamps issued by postal authorities of   Guernsey, Papua New Guinea and Mozambique .




Papua New Guinea





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This is a sheet of 8 stamps, issued by Mozambique in 2010, commemorating the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. Featured sports & athletes shown include gold medal-winning table tennis player Achanta Sharath Kamal, Australian professional road racing cyclist Allan Davis, gold medalist tennis player Anastasia Rodionova, Canadian champion weightlifter Christine Girard, Irish boxer Paddy Barnes, Australian winning swimmer Alicia Coutts, New Zealand professional racing cyclist Alison Shanks, and gold medal winning wrestler from Pakistan, Azhar Hussain. MS also shows Indian Tennis star Somdev Devvarman

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- Kenneth Sequeira - Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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