Thursday, November 9, 2017

A Unique Exhibition of German Stamps by Fr Leo D’souza Sj

Erhaltene Briefmarken!(Got Stamps!) A Unique Exhibition of German Stamps of over 54-years by Fr Leo D’souza Sj-the Former Rector of St Aloysius Institutions; and also the Former Principal, St Aloysius College, Mangaluru- now on display at St Aloysius College Auditorium....


For Further reading.... Mangalorean.com

Courtesy: Mangalorean.com 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The stamp that added to Deepavali's Charm


The USPS’s decision to issue the stamp was the result of 6 years of campaigning by activist Ranju Batra.....

For Further reading.... THE HINDU

  WISHING ALL OUR MEMBERS A VERY HAPPY DIWALI
 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Still Glued to the stamp

More than a hobby As we observe National Postal Week this week, Shruthi Srinath learns about various initiatives in the State that have made philately.......


For further reading Visit : Deccan Herald

Courtesy: Deccan Herald. 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Dhai Akhar

A special cover on Dhai Akhar was released on 2nd October 2017 at Head Post Office by The Senior Suptd. of Post Offices. Mr. Prabhakar Kamath, Dr. G.G.Laxman Prabhu and Mr. Mansoor Bolar were the guests at this event.



Dhai Akhar refers to two and a half letters of the word prem in devanagari script which was the theme of all India letter writing competetion where in citizens and students were invited to write letters " Dear Bapu you inspire me....." The Competetion culminated n the release of special cover bearing both lines today.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Chaturmasa Vrita 2017 of Parama Poojya Shrimad Samyamindra Thirta Swamiji

A special cover was released in commemoration of Chaturmasa Vrita 2017 of Parama Poojya Shrimad Samyamindra Thirta Swamiji on 30th September 2017 at Konchady shree Kashi Mutt.



Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Award Winners at Tulunadpex 2017



Awards at Tulunadpex 2017
Philately (junior):
1.      Age 13 and below:
1.      Bronze- Apeksha Shet- Cartoon
2.      Bronze- K Ranganmath Sridar Pai- Science

3.      Silver- Aryan P Shet- Disney movies through philately
4.      Silver- Devansh Jain- India through stamps

5.      Gold- Keith Mark Fernandes- Art and Architecture

2.      Age 14-19
1.      Bronze- Pranav Rao- aircraft
2.      Bronze- Krithik Karkada K- Games and Sports
3.      Bronze-  Gawyn Jude Pinto- Wonders of nature-Birds and butterfly

4.      Silver- Rayan Fernandes- United Arab Emirates: 2008- 2013
5.      Silver- Joash David Prabhu- Jesus Christ Super Star
6.      Silver- Sanketh D Nayak-Temples that shapes the horizon of Indian sky

7.      Gold- Shreya K- Tail wagers
8.      Gold- Parvathy Vivek- Cranes

School collection
Gold- St. Aloysius High School- Mangalore- Technology that cocoon the world

Philately senior
3.      Country Collection
o   Bronze- Baikady Srinivas Rao - Indian miniature sheet
o   Bronze- Jacqueline Jane D’Sa- Indian miniature sheet

o   Silver- Markad Prabhakar Kamath- Falkland Island


o   Gold- Santhosh V Prabu- India Pre-independence

4.      Postal Stationary
o   Bronze- Anusha Rencil Monterio- Russian Covers of Ducks
o   Bronze- Mythili Rao M- Army covers

o   Silver- Dr Ranjan - Health Campaign on Meghdooth Cards

o   Gold- Prashanth Shet - Vatican Golden Series

5.      Thematic
o   Bronze- Jane D’Souza - Women of Substance
o   Bronze- Sadananda Naravi- Hindu Dharma Yatra
o   Bronze- Dr Flora D Lobo- Health
o   Bronze- Sandeep Byrampally- Chiniyana
o   Bronze- Harriet Lasrado- Flora and Fauna

o   Silver- Santhosh V Prabhu- Railways
o   Silver- Dr Ratheesh Udupa- International year of Children
o   Silver- Harriet Lasrado -Birds of the world

o   Gold- Dr. Annamma Kurien- The Meaning of Christmas
o   Gold- Dr Joseph Thomas M- Monetary Heritage
o   Gold- Vishwanath Kamath- Dogs

6.      One frame
o   Bronze- Nishanth - Stamp Booklets of Australia
o   Bronze- Radhika Shet- Zodiac Signs
o   Bronze- Nishanth B Bhat- The Tigers 
o   Bronze- K Ashlesh  Udupa- Indian Children’s Day
o   Bronze- Mansoor Husain B- Russia
o   Bronze- NS Suresh Shet- Frogs

o   Silver- A Nagendra Nayak- Pigeons on Islands
o   Silver- Dr Ratheesh Udupa- Postal Covers with 5ps levy Seal.
o   Silver- Dr G G Laxman Prabhu- Elephants

o   Gold- A Nagendra Nayak- Bannana
o   Gold- Steffi Jenifer Quadras- Decorative arts


Numismatics:
Junior:
·        Gold- K Maya S Pai    G
·        Silver- Sumanth S Bhat
·        Silver- A Siddharth S Bhat
·        Bronze- Prathamesh B Nayak
·        Bronze- Mewyn L Quadras
Seniors:
·        Gold- Dr Ranjith Das
·        Silver- Clifford M Ammanna
·        Bronze- Shankar Shettigar
·        Bronze- B.Vasudev  Shenoy
Special Awards:
·        Pilloor Laxminarayan Rau best exhibit (senior)- Mr Santosh Prabhu
·        Pilloor Laxminarayan Rau best exhibit (junior)- Ms Shreya K
·        Best nature exhibit (senior)- Mr Vishwanath Kamath
·        Best nature exhibit (junior)- Ms Parvathy Vivek
·        Best one-frame display- Mr A Nagendra Nayak
·        Dr M Mukunda Prabhu, best coin display award- Dr Ranjith Das


Saturday, June 24, 2017

Annual General Body Meeting Notice - 2017

DAKSHINA KANNADA PHILATELIC & NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION
POST BOX NO.250, MANGALORE – 575 001

ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING NOTICE

18.06.2017

The Annual General Body Meeting of our Association for the year 2016-17 is scheduled to be held on 09th July, 2017 at 10.30 A.M at Philatelic Bureau, Head Post Office, Pandeshwar, Mangalore – 575001.

You are cordially invited for the meeting.

AGENDA

1. Welcome Address                          - by the President
2. Annual Report                                - by the Secretary
3. Account Presentation                     - by the Treasurer
4. Any other matter with the permission of the Chair.
5. Vote of Thanks.

If you have any queries write to us at dakapa_1999@yahoo.com.

Outstation Members (who are unable to attend the meeting) are welcome to convey any message/suggestion/greetings etc. which will be conveyed in the meeting.

NOTE: MEMBERS WHO HAVE NOT RECVD THE MEETING NOTICE BY POST KINDLY TREAT THIS AS MEETING NOTICE.MEMBERS WHO ARE OUTSIDE INDIA WILL NOT RECEIVE NOTICE BY POST

KINDLY INTIMATE US IF THERE IS ANY CHANGE IN YOUR POSTAL ADDRESS, E-MAIL, PHONE ETC.

Sd.
Secretary.