20 July 2014

New stamps from Singapore..


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Date of Issue : 18 July 2014

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Here are new stamps from Singapore featuring images of four landmarks: The Main Jetty (2nd local), Chek Jawa (S$0.65), the Wayang Stage (S$0.80) and a Quarry (S$1.10).The Islands of Singapore stamps were launched by SingPost and the National Heritage Board on 18th July.

New stamp from Indonesia


65th Founding Anniversary of Kapatagan

Kapatagan was formerly a part of Kolambugan, it existed as municipal district from 1939 to 1948. Kapatagan later became a larger municipality July 5, 1949 by Virtue of Executive Order No. 273.

The town’s name was derived from the Visayan word patag meaning “plain” or valley. Kapatagan is a municipality in the Phipippined province Lanao Del Norte in Region X Northern Mindanao which belongs to the Mindanao group of islands.

Administratively, the Municipality of Kapatagan is subdivided into 33 barangays. One barangay seats at the center of the city, whereas, the other 32 barangays are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Municipality.

Cathedral Falls that is depicted on a stamp is commonly called as Cathedral falls, is located 2 kilometers away from Barangay Poblacionand is accessible by all types of vehicles since the road leading to this majestic falls. Cathedral Falls is so-called due to its majestic formation of rocks resembling designs of a famous cathedral, through which the cascading water from upstream Barangay Kidalos is flowing.

Club News


Latest issue of Vadophil (Issue no. 139) , Quarterly Newsletter of Baroda Philatelic Society, Vadodara edited by Mr Prashant Pandya has been released.

Visit http://www.indianphilately.net/ipperiodicals.html to read the newsletter.

To subscribe the newsletter please contact : info@vadophil.org

Tentative Issue Calendar of stamps for July to November 2014 declared by India Post

1. Liver Transplantation in India - July/August 2014
2. Musicians of India - (i) Ravi Shankar, (ii) Bhimsen Joshi, (iii) D. K. Pattammal, (iv) Gangubai Hangal, (v) Kumar Gandharva, (vi) Vilayat Khan (vii) Mallikarjun Mansur (viii) Ali Akbar Khan - August, 2014
3. Gaiety Theatre Complex, Shimla - August, 2014
4. Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan - September, 2014
5. UTI - October/November, 2014

The date of issue has not been declared for these issues.

News from Bangalore


Recently at Carniball philately exhibition,Bangalore  about more than 200  students from Shiksha Sagar High School KEB layout Sanjaynagar Bangalore  visited and taken part in various activities.


: Sreejesh Krishnan – Trivandrum , Jagannath Mani - Bangalore 


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