Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: blockchain

Bitcoin falls to lowest in 18 months as US inflation impact spreads

The world’s largest digital token tumbled as much as 8.9% to Rs 19.4 lakh-- its lowest since December 2020. Other cryptocurrencies also declined as a broader sell-off continued.

Quit high gas fees for good with Quitriam Finance

QTM's unique transaction settlement process matches the user up with a blockchain that offers the best price for that asset as well as the best gas fees and slippage rates.

Self-made millionaire offering advice to programmers looking to become entrepreneurs

Programmer and blockchain expert Mahdi Pourzaferani is CEO of FiveM Store

MetaShooter — a decentralised blockchain-based unique hunting Metaverse

The game delivers sharp graphics that give users a real-life hunting experience. It also has a chat session & leaderboards where players can communicate with their counterparts.

An Indian couple just had a ‘blockchain wedding’ — with vows in NFT and digital priest

The Pune-based couple cemented their union through an Ethereum smart contract, while another Tamil Nadu couple is going the Metaverse way.

Indian Parliament needs to be revamped. How about putting it on the blockchain?

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Modi govt must not ban cryptocurrencies. But regulation shouldn’t be slack either

The revenue generated from cryptocurrencies can be an incentive for the Modi government to allow this trade with restriction rather than ban it and lose the 'sin tax'.

What is e-RUPI & how it could be the first step towards launching digital currency in India

These vouchers are person- and purpose-specific, meaning if they are released by the government for the purpose of vaccination, then they can be redeemed only for that. 

Dogecoin started as a joke & is now the world’s 4th-largest cryptocurrency. Thank Elon Musk

Dogecoin, greatly supported by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, now has a market value of more than $85 billion, after hitting an all-time high price of $0.69 (69 cents) a coin Wednesday.

Why India shouldn’t use blockchain for GST. It will make planet hotter, for one

India’s GST system will not work better if carried out through blockchains — they can be as easy to manipulate.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.