06 April 2015

Traditional Biscuits from Singapore..



Singapore Post released a special set of stamps on 25th March  dedicated to traditional snacks.Traditional snacks such as the kueh bangkit, murukku and almond biscuit are getting their own special stamps. Traditional Biscuits stamp issue which also features the gem biscuit, kueh makmur and cream cracker.

These snacks are familiar to most Singaporeans, and putting them on stamps will allow customers to appreciate the rich diversity of cultures here, Singapore Post said. For example, murukku is a Tamil word for “twisted”, which describes the shape of the savoury Indian biscuit.

Stamp on Indian Theme


One of the stamps in the above set featuring  murukku is related with Indian Theme.


New Special Covers

Special Cover on Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Sri Venkateswara Balakuteer, Guntur – 19th March 2015

Dr. N. Manga Devi and Ms. G. Prabhavathi, with a strong belief that the child is the right instrument to change the face of the society, gave up their secured government jobs in Women Development and Child Welfare Department. They took training in an international training institute run by Mr. Justen, the personal representative of Mariya Montessori to equip themselves as full fledged Montessori Teachers. When school for threes were unheard of, in 1965 they started a “House of children” in the name “Sri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer” with a single child on rolls.

The Sri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer located at Syamala Nagar; Guntur is a Co-educational school and offers education in English medium, running under the aegis of Sri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer (Regd).

On the occasion of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Sri Venkateswara Balakuteer a Special Cover was released by Shri M. Sampath, Postmaster General, Vijayawada at the school premises on 19th March 2015. (Special Cover approval no. AP/07/2015)


Courtesy - Indian Philately Digest

Dainik Bhaskar “Save Birds” Campaign

A special cover “ Save Birds ” was released on 18th March 2015 at Bhopal.

Save Birds !



- Sreejesh Krishnan - Trivandrum

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