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Profiteering, fraud, inequality — Dogecoin co-founder Jackson Palmer reveals dark side of cryptocurrency

BUSINESS

Profiteering, fraud, inequality — Dogecoin co-founder Jackson Palmer reveals dark side of cryptocurrency

Palmer in a series of tweets terms cryptocurrency “an inherently right-wing, hyper-capitalistic technology.”

Flight ban, quarantine policies add to students' woes: Is Canada losing its charm?

INDIA

Flight ban, quarantine policies add to students' woes: Is Canada losing its charm?

Travelling through transit countries not only increases the travel time by several days but also substantially increase the cost of one-way travel to Canada.

Zomato’s IPO: A look at how companies, startups celebrated

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Zomato’s IPO: A look at how companies, startups celebrated

BigBasket, among others, congratulated the food aggregator and used the moment for marketing with a pun saying “We're here if you ever want to 'stock' up".

After PUBG, Shein set to make a comeback; is it an attempt to circumvent govt's ban?

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After PUBG, Shein set to make a comeback; is it an attempt to circumvent govt's ban?

While Amazon does have a 'conditions of use' policy that binds the sellers with its privacy policy, it sheds responsibility in cases where the seller uses a third-party vendor.

This Indian brand now accepts payment in crypto, do cryptocurrencies benefit companies?

BUSINESS

This Indian brand now accepts payment in crypto, do cryptocurrencies benefit companies?

The first approach is simply accepting payments in cryptocurrency using third party systems and converting it into fiat currency.

Explained | Impact of SEBI amendments on norms for Independent Directors

BUSINESS

Explained | Impact of SEBI amendments on norms for Independent Directors

SEBI has revised guidelines for the appointment and removal of independent directors and strengthened their position in the remuneration and audit committees.

Questions over a billion dollars as Bitcoin owner dies: Here's how you can protect your cryptocurrency assets

CRYPTOCURRENCY

Questions over a billion dollars as Bitcoin owner dies: Here's how you can protect your cryptocurrency assets

To solve this problem, cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet services have come up with services to help access the coins in case of the death of the owner.

Meme Cryptocurrencies | All you want to know: From hot favourites in crypto world to miffed regulators

BUSINESS

Meme Cryptocurrencies | All you want to know: From hot favourites in crypto world to miffed regulators

While both meme currencies have the face of a canine, dogecoin operates on its own blockchain, Shiba Inu is on the Ethereum blockchain.

Bitcoin Mining Council officially open now, calls energy consumption 'feature, not a bug'

BUSINESS

Bitcoin Mining Council officially open now, calls energy consumption 'feature, not a bug'

Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk tweeted in May that he had "potentially promising talks" with North American Bitcoin miners on the energy conservation efforts in mining the cryptocurrency.

Government rectifies 'no country vaccinating its children' remark after uproar

INDIA

Government rectifies 'no country vaccinating its children' remark after uproar

Dr Vinod Kumar Paul revised the statement to say, "The release mentions that 'no country in the world is giving vaccines to children'. It should read 'no country in the world is giving vaccines to children under 12 years'..."

New SEC chief raises questions over investor protection with SPACs and Cryptocurrency

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New SEC chief raises questions over investor protection with SPACs and Cryptocurrency

Speaking on the 'highly volatile and speculative asset class', Gensler noted the significant growth in the valuation of such assets in the last five years.

2nd tranche of sovereign gold bonds open today: All you need to know

BUSINESS

2nd tranche of sovereign gold bonds open today: All you need to know

SGBs bear interest at the rate of 2.50 percent (fixed rate) per annum on the amount of initial investment.

Top 5 companies that have 'diamond hands' even after Bitcoin crashed

BUSINESS

Top 5 companies that have 'diamond hands' even after Bitcoin crashed

Square Inc., a financial services company owned by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, holds 8,027 Bitcoins worth $220 million.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce COVID relief centre in Mumbai on third wedding anniversary

INDIA

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce COVID relief centre in Mumbai on third wedding anniversary

Mumbai will be the third location in a series of four Community Relief Centers that the organisation has committed to develop in regions of the world disproportionately affected by natural disaster.

Crypto exchanges go down across the world as bitcoin, ethereum prices plunge

BUSINESS

Crypto exchanges go down across the world as bitcoin, ethereum prices plunge

Exchanges gave a mix of reasons for outages after angry users and traders reported difficulty in trading their digital assets.

WazirX announces compensation for users who lost money amid 'Doge killer' trading frenzy

BUSINESS

WazirX announces compensation for users who lost money amid 'Doge killer' trading frenzy

Nischal Shetty, Founder and CEO of WazirX India, took to Twitter to announce the WRX Airdrop program for those "who bought SHIB at an exceptionally-high price and did not sell"

SBI invites bids for sale of NPAs worth Rs 217 crore

BUSINESS

SBI invites bids for sale of NPAs worth Rs 217 crore

The reserve price for the assets has been fixed at Rs 15 crores and Rs 27.5 crores for Khare and Tarkunde Infrastructure and Heavy Metal and Tubes respectively, indicating a total haircut of 80 percent.

Where to get the cheapest jab for COVID-19 across metro cities: Check here

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Where to get the cheapest jab for COVID-19 across metro cities: Check here

The cheapest option among all metro cities to get the jab at a private setup is at HN Reliance Hospital where you can get a dose of Covishield for Rs 700.

SEBI set to disable trading for 'spoofers': Know all about the new rules

MARKETS

SEBI set to disable trading for 'spoofers': Know all about the new rules

The new rules come into force on April 5.

Tax Planning: Eleventh-hour miracle to save your income tax

BUSINESS

Tax Planning: Eleventh-hour miracle to save your income tax

There are several notified charities and relief funds through which a deduction of 100 percent can be claimed.

Income tax planning: Last-minute tips to save tax from loans

BUSINESS

Income tax planning: Last-minute tips to save tax from loans

Income tax planning: Do not worry if you skipped paying the interest in the last year due to any reason whatsoever including the distress of the ongoing pandemic, you can still claim this deduction.

Income tax planning: Last-minute tips to save tax using medical bills

BUSINESS

Income tax planning: Last-minute tips to save tax using medical bills

Income Tax Saving: For the Medical insurance of parents of an individual, a deduction of Rs 25,000 can be claimed.

Income tax planning: These last-minute tips will help you save tax

BUSINESS

Income tax planning: These last-minute tips will help you save tax

Income Tax Saving: Among several kinds of Mutual Funds you'll find in the market, Equity Linked Saving Scheme (ELSS) is the only kind that offers a deduction under section 80C.

FTA partners question India's 'country of origin' rules at World Trade Organisation

BUSINESS

FTA partners question India's 'country of origin' rules at World Trade Organisation

India’s rationale behind the new rules is to restrict the misuse of FTA by fraudulent traders.

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