Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: Bitcoin

Congress seeks SC-monitored SIT probe into alleged Bitcoin ‘scam’ & ‘cover-up’ by Karnataka BJP govt

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday alleged a multi-crore Bitcoin scam and its cover-up by the BJP government in Karnataka and demanded that an...

Amid political pressure over alleged bitcoin scam in Karnataka, hacker arrested – over a brawl

Hacker Srikrishna Ramesh alias Sriki is being investigated in the multi crore scam currently by three different departments -- the Enforcement Directorate, Cyber Crimes wing of the CID and the Central Crime Branch of Bengaluru police.

What you must know about India’s digital currency and how it differs from Bitcoin

With the rising rate of cryptocurrency adoption worldwide, many countries like India have started to test the waters of digital currency by launching their own Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). But how does it work?

Bitcoin rallies above $66,000 to fresh all-time high in Crypto’s ‘validating moment’

Bitcoin has climbed to its latest high atop a tide of pandemic-era liquidity, speculative bets and expectations of wider adoption by institutional investors.

Why stablecoin, less volatile than Bitcoin, Ethereum, is here to stay

Stablecoins have begun to acquire mainstream appeal, clocking $3 trillion in transactions in the first half of 2021.

Jack Dorsey tweets ‘705742’ and sets Crypto Twitter abuzz

Dorsey frequently tweets about crypto market. Last week he said his firm Square Inc would follow a hardware wallet model and 'build in the open in collaboration with the community'.

Bitcoin pushes toward record high before futures exchange-traded fund debut

The ProShares bitcoin-linked exchange-traded fund will trade on the NYSE. The move is the latest sign of how cryptocurrency-related investments are becoming more mainstream.

This Diwali, millennials are pulling out India’s crypto industry out of the shadows

After Supreme Court overturned the ban on banks dealing with digital currencies, the industry itself is demanding to be regulated and is lifting its profile with Bollywood's help.

Bitcoin challenges gold as go-to Dhanteras purchase, helped by top Bollywood stars

India’s top two crypto platforms have each tapped Amitabh Bachchan and Ranveer Singh to promote cryptocurrencies as a superior investment ahead of Dhanteras.

Bitcoin, Ether tumble as China declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

China has brought intense scrutiny on the crypto industry this year amid heightened concerns over risks of fraud, money laundering and excessive energy usage.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
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Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.