05 October 2022

Greetings on Dussehra


Happy Dussehra

Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashmi, is a big Indian festival celebrated on the tenth day of Ashvin month according to the Hindu calendar. This day falls in the month of September or October. The day culminates a 9 day fasting period of Navratri in the Hindu culture. The day also coincides with immersion of the idol of Goddess Durga. The day is celebrated to commemorate the killing of Ravana by Lord Rama. The day also celebrates the killing of demon Mahishasur by Goddess Durga. Dussehra celebration spreads the message of the victory of good over sin.

03 October 2022

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Rainbow Stamp News October 2022

Dear Reader,

I am pleased to release October 2022 Issue of Rainbow Stamp News . It is available at the following link :

02 October 2022

International Day of Non-Violence : Tributes to Mahatma Gandhi


Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated in India to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. It is celebrated annually on 2 October, and is one of the three national holidays of India. The UN General Assembly announced on 15 June 2007 that it adopted a resolution which declared that 2 October will be celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence as he was a non-violent freedom fighter. 

If Today is Your Birthday : October Second....Celebrate with...
Famous people Born Today....

1. Mahatma Gandhi, born October 2, 1869 - Political/religious leader

2. Groucho Marx, born October 2, 1890 - Comedian

3. Lal Bahadur Shastri, 2nd Prime Minister of India born October 2 1904

4. Graham Greene, born October 2, 1904 - Writer

5. Sting, born October 2, 1951 - Musician

30 September 2022



OPHILEX 2022, Cuttack

23-25 September 2022



Special Awards and felicitations

- Shubhrajyoti Behera - Bhubaneswar :  email : shubhrajyoti.phila@gmail.com

29 September 2022

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‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ to Madhukar Deogawanka by Bhartiya Daktikit Sagnstha (BDS), Kolkata

Bharatiya Daktikit Sangstha (BDS) conferred ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ on Shri Madhukar Deogawanka for his outstanding contribution to the Indian Philately on Sunday 4th September 2022 in Kolkata. Shri Dipok Dey, President of BDS, handed over the trophy to Shri Deogawanka. Shri Dilip Das, Vice-President of BDS, and Shri Abhijit Gupta, Secretary of BDS gave the Certificate and Uttariya to Shri Deogawanka respectively. Eminent philatelists Shri Partha Chakraborty and Shri Babul Dey were also present.

- Babul Dey , Kolkata

14 September 2022



Date of Issue : 13 September 2022

In an increasingly digital world, there are still lots of people out there who like to get “snail mail”. The project was started as a private hobby by a student in Portugal in 2005 but was soon opened to the general public. In 2008, Postcrossing reached the milestone of 1,000,000 postcards received; by January 2021, 60 million had been received. Luxembourg also has an ardent postcrossing Community. Luxembourg Post issued a stamp on 13 September 2022 to commemorate the hobby of  Postcrossing.

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