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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2961

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India Demonetized Rs 500 and 1000 currency notes

: In a total stunning move, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes making them invalid in one of the boldest crackdowns on black money and corruption in India.

Indian Prime Minister  Narendra Modi Addressing The Nation On Demonetization Of Currency Notes
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Sri Lanka Government to buy lands to settle landless IDPs in the Valikamam region

Sri Lankan cabinet has approved a proposal to allocate 88 million rupees (592,906 U.S. dollars) to purchase more lands in the former war-torn Jaffna District, to settle hundreds of families displaced by the island's 30-year civil conflict.

Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne
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