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The evolution and brief history of the Indian rupee


India's Decision On Rupee Notes Has Made Local Fintech Very Happy

In a move that surprised many, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a speech on Tuesday evening announced that Rs 500 ($7.5) and Rs 1000 ($15) notes were abolished as of midnight. As a result, from November 9 these notes are no longer legal tender. The move is aimed at reducing black money and …


The Making of Britain

Migration to Britain in the late Middle Ages<p>The late Middle Ages was a period of what we could call 'quiet' migration. There were no-large scale …

World History

What Fugitive Slaves Left Behind

The Great Dismal Swamp covers a vast area of southern Virginia and eastern North Carolina. For 200 years, the main residents of the swamp were …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

America’s Enslaved Dead

On Sunday, November 8, 1936, Zora Neale Hurston received the exciting news: there was a zombie at the hospital in Gonaïves! Hurston wasted little …

Black History

Innovative India Activists Win Award for Fighting Bonded Labor Slavery

By Anna Bengel<p>Slavery is woven into the fabric of society in rural India. In Prem Bai's village of Koya Gunjapur, people struggle to afford food and water. They borrow money from rich farmers. When they can't pay the interest, they are forced into slavery. Generation after generation is trapped in …

This Map Will Help You Find British Black History In Your Area

From forgotten heroes to major landmarks, discover what went down in your neighbourhood.

British History