Siachen Glacier is located in Eastern Karakoram ranges in the Himalayas at an elevation of 5,753 metres. It is the longest glacier in the Karakoram and second-longest Glacier in non-polar areas. Siachen in Balti language means Land with an abundance of roses.
India issued a Rupees Five Commemorative stamp on Siachen Glacier 25 Oct 2019.
Mr John Lawrence Keenan retired as General Manager Tata Iron and Steel Company in 1930. Keenan Stadium in Jamshedpur was inaugurated by Mr JRD Tata in 1939 in his honour.
A Special Cover was released on 12 Apr 2006 to commemorate the 6th One Day International Cricket Match between India and England at Keenan Stadium Jamshedpur. The Cover features MS Dhoni in Cricket Gear and Stadium in the background The Cancellation is on a Batsman.
Stamps on Musical Instruments – Portugal – EUROPA 2014.
The theme for the year 2014 EUROPA issue was Musical Instruments. Azores, Portugal & Madeira issued stamps on Musical Instruments on EUROPA 2014 on 09 May 2014. A FDC with three stamps on Gaite de Fole Mirandesa, Viola da Terra & Brinquinho is listed.
Stamps on Gaite de Fole Mirandesa – Portugal 2014.
The theme for the year 2014 EUROPA issue was Musical Instruments. The Portugal issued a miniature sheet on 09 May 2014 containing two stamps on a prominent musical instrument of Portugal – Gaite de Fole Mirandesa. The stamps feature a musician playing a Gaite de Fole Mirandesa and the Gaite de Fole Mirandesa. The stamps are E 20g ( FV 0.70 euro).
Gaite de Fole Mirandesa — It is a type of Bagpipe known to be native to Tras-os-Montes region of Portugal. Some Portuguese Regiments from Minho, Tras-o-Montes & Guarda use these bagpipes for marching tunes
The United Nations Postal Administration issued two stamps (0.70 & 0.90) on the 50th Anniversary on United Nations Peacekeeping on 15 Sep 1998. Two First Day Covers cancelled at Geneva are listed. The stamps feature UN Peace Keepers with Children. The Cancellation also features a UN Peace Keeper with a Child.
The United Nations Postal Administration issued two stamps (4S & 7S) on the 50th Anniversary on United Nations Peacekeeping on 15 Sep 1998. Two First Day Covers cancelled at Vienna are listed. The stamps feature UN Peace Keepers providing Medical aid and Food aid. The Cancellation features UN Peace Keeping Aircrafts.