Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (2)

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (2)

Bhutan issued a set of 10 Stamps on Local flora on 01 Jan 1994. A strip containing 10 stamps is listed.

5 Nu – Aquilegia nivalis – Also known as Snow Columbine with deep purple flowers. Found in Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir in India.

6 Nu – Geranium Wallichianum – Himalayan /Flower of India with rose pink or red-purple flowers

7 Nu – Rhododendron Campanulatum – Bell Rhododendron is wild species of Rhododendron found in Himalayan Alpine regions of Northern India, Nepal and Bhutan. Beautiful bell-shaped flowers are pale-mauve or rosy-purple.

9 Nu – Viola Suavis -Also known as Russian Violet.

10 Nu – Cynanthus Lobatus – Trailing Bellflower with bright-blue purple flowers and sepal tube. Himalayan Flower found in Himachal Pradesh India and China.

BHUTAN 5V FLOWERS2
BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS

 

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (1)

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994

Bhutan issued a set of 10 Stamps on Local flora on 01 Jan 1994. A strip containing 10 stamps is listed.

1 Nu – Rhododendron Mucronatum – Type of Rhododendron.

1.50 Nu – Anemone Rupicola or ruffled swan

2.0 Nu – Polemonium Caeruleum.It is also known as Jacob’s-ladder or Greek Valerian. Cup-shaped lavender colour or white flowers.

2.50 Nu – Rosa Macrophylla – Himalayan Rose.One of the most remarkable rose species with large leaves. Found in Valley of Flowers India.

4.0 Nu – Paraquilegia microphylla – Also known as Himalayan Spurless Columbine .The small plant grows in crevices at heights of 3400m to 4900m in the Himalayas. Pendulous white, lilac or blue flowers.

BHUTAN 10V FLOWERS
BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS
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BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS

Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament – Bangladesh 1997.

Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament – Bangladesh 1997.

A Special Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament held in Bangladesh in Feb 1997 was issued by Bangladesh on 19 Feb 1997. It was a Quadrangular tournament in which Pak “A” defeated India “A” to win the trophy.

NEPAL SAARC CRICKET
BANGLADESH 1997 – SAARC CRICKET TOURNAMENT.

Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion – Special Cover India 2009.

Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion – Special Cover India 2009.

During the JAMPEX 2009 Philatelic exhibition held in Jamnagar, a special cover was released on 09 Jan 2009 to commemorate Centenary Year of Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion at Jamnagar.

INDIA RANJI STADIUM
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2009- AITSINHJI CRICKET PAVILION.

 

 

Special Cover M S Dhoni – India 2006.

Special Cover M S Dhoni – India 2006.

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.

INDIA SPL CVR ODI DHONI
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2006 – DHONI & KEENAN STADIUM.

Stamps of the World on Diwali

Stamps of the World on Diwali

Diwali -The Festival of Lights is one of the most beautiful festivals celebrated all over the World . A number of countries have issued stamps on Diwali or Deepawali. I am listing a few of them .

FDC DIWALI CANADA MS 2017
FDC DIWALI CANADA 2017 – MINIATURE SHEET

 

FDC DIWALI CANADA 2V 2017
FDC DIWALI CANADA 2V 2017
FDC DIWALI USA 2016
FDC DIWALI USA 2016
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012 BRO
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012 BROCHURE
DIWALI SINGAPORE
STAMPS OF SINGAPORE 2002 -DIWALI
FDC DIWALI SL 2003
FDC SRI LANKA 2003 -DEEPAWALI

 

Miniature Sheet on FDC – India 2017- Indian Cuisine -Popular Cuisine.

Miniature Sheet on FDC – India 2017- Indian Cuisine -Popular Cuisine.

The Festive season in India is at its Peak with various types of Festivals all across the Country. India with its diversity is home to mouth-watering street food delicacies.

A Miniature Sheet was issued on 03 Nov 2017 containing six stamps of Rupees Five each on these Popular Cuisines.A FDC with a miniature sheet of Rs 30 on popular Cuisine is listed.

Poha-Jalebi – Street Food from Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Made from Sev , Jalebi & sliced onions etc.

Golgappas- The most popular street snack and food across all ages and regions. It is a crisp round ball served with flavoured water (tamarind water), fillings and garnishing. Known as Panipuri, Batashe,Fulki, Phuchka etc.

Dhokla – Peculiar to Gujarat and made from fermented batter and Chick Peas.

Chhole Bature – A delicacy from Punjab and Delhi. This cuisine is made from flour and chickpeas. Delhi and Amritsar are the best places to order your Chhole Bature.

Idli -dosa – Thes are south Indian snacks famous all over the country, Indian Sub-continent and the World. Made from fermented rice and served hot with sambar or Dal. Dosa is a pancake which can be plain and can any type of fillings depending on the region. Chain of special hotels serves this across the country.

Vada-Pav – Symbolic Marathi street food typical to Maharashtra and Mumbai. A fried potato dumpling served with sliced bread (Pav) is called Vada pav. Served with various types of sauces or chutneys.

FDC MS POPULAR CUISINE
INDIA MS FDC 2017 – POPULAR CUISINE