Cowries, damris, dhelas, other old Indian coins

Many inaccurate images and lists of old Indian coins and shells are being shared on social media. Since no references are included, errors and misunderstandings become facts over time. Nobody dares to question an image if it seems remotely plausible. People add their embellishments and images. I usually research the history of Bombay (not Mumbai) […]

Rupee Sinks To All-Time Low Of Rs 80/Dollar

NEW DELHI: The Indian rupee declined to an all-time low of 80.05 against the US dollar amid foreign fund outflow and elevated oil and commodity prices. Due to the current global economic downturn, the Indian currency has been losing its power. India imports more than 80 per cent of its crude oil and the rise […]