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November, 2016

The Beautiful Backwaters of Kerala

 When travelling to South India, the beautiful backwaters of Kerala are unmissable. Here’s why:   What are the backwaters of Kerala?     Originally formed by water coming down from the Western Ghats, the beautiful Kerala backwaters are a series of connected lagoons, running along almost half the length of […]

India’s 500 and 1000 Rupee Notes to be Abolished

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made the shock announcement that 500 and 1000 Rupee notes are to be abolished immediately, and those in circulation must be deposited before the end of the year. Modi has surprised many with the sudden discontinuation of the 500 and 1000 Rupee notes (valued at roughly […]