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Harsh Kumar

Omicron Coin: All You Need To Know About the Covid Variant Namesake

Dec 02, 2021 Harsh Kumar

Omicron Coin’s popularity rests only on the coincidence that it shares its name with a new Covid variant named by the WHO. Experts warn retail investors against such bubbles.

What Is CBDC? Why Does RBI See It As A Future Currency?

Dec 01, 2021 Harsh Kumar

Many countries such as China, India and the US are looking towards Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) as a virtual currency that has the advantages of digital but is also regulated.


Are Cryptocurrencies Favoured In Various Countries Across The Globe?

While several countries like the USA and UK have allowed transactions in cryptocurrencies, with certain regulations imposed, many countries like China, Turkey have banned them completely.

Private Cryptocurrencies: Why Bitcoin, Ethereum Investors Need Not Panic

Nov 24, 2021 Harsh Kumar

According to some definitions, most of the larger cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, may not come under the ambit. However, there are indications that all cryptos not issued by the government may be banned.


Common UPI Frauds And How To Avoid Them

With increasing UPI transactions, the risk of frauds has also gone up. Know what these are and what to do if you become a victim.

20 November, 2021

What Is A Social Crypto Exchange?

Harsh Kumar

Defy initiates experiment of social crypto exchange in India. Such exchanges let new investors learn from experts and peers on the exchange. Such exchange may help investors and make the market more mature.


17 November, 2021

What Bitcoin Taproot Upgrade Means For Investors

Harsh Kumar

Taproot upgrade comes with various features to assist investors. This major upgrade comes after 2017 for Bitcoin. It will assist Bitcoin blockchain to perform more complicated transactions, potentially widening the virtual currency's use cases.


17 November, 2021

Why Are Bitcoin Prices Falling?

Harsh Kumar

China's crackdown and other various factors are responsible for falling in prices of Bitcoin.Top coins such as Ethereum (ETH) and popular meme coins such as Shiba Inu (SHIB) and Dogecoin (DOGE) have fallen over 10 per cent over the last seven weeks.


16 November, 2021

Bitcoin, Ethereum Down More Than 7%

Harsh Kumar

Bitcoin has witnessed a fall of around 7.21 per cent in the last 24 hours, while ETH has plunged by around 7.98 per cent over the same period.


15 November, 2021

Govt Won’t Ban Cryptocurrencies, But Will Look At Regulation

Harsh Kumar

At a meeting with cryptocurrency stakeholders, government officials said cryptocurrencies won’t be banned but need to be regulated as soon as possible.


15 November, 2021

Bitcoin, Ethereum Rise; Indian Govt To Meet Crypto Stakeholders Today At 3PM

Harsh Kumar

Bitcoin (BTC), which saw the Taproot upgrade this weekend, up. Indian govt to meet cryptocurrency stakeholders at 3pm.


13 November, 2021

Bitcoin, Meme Coins Turn Red A Day After Bounce Back

Harsh Kumar

Bitcoin (BTC) witnesses a fall of 1.68 per cent, while meme coin Shiba Inu (SHIB) dipped around 5.45 per cent, as per data from Coinmarketcap.com.


13 November, 2021

Doge-Funded Elon Musk Moon Mission Creates Buzz, But Meme Coin Falls

Harsh Kumar

Doge-funded DOGE-1 satellite will be launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX into space in 2022.


12 November, 2021

Bitcoin, Shiba Inu Turn Green, Indian Govt May Meet Top Crypto Stakeholders Next Week

Harsh Kumar

Bitcoin (BTC) witnesses a rise of 0.61 per cent, while meme coin Shiba Inu surges 7.50 per cent, as per data from Coinmarketcap.com


12 November, 2021

Fantico To Launch Gaming Animation NFTs Soon

Harsh Kumar

After launching Kamal Haasan’s NFTs, Fantico CEO says craze for NFTs increasing among investors.


11 November, 2021

Bitcoin Reaches $65,000, Ethereum Fall Continues

Harsh Kumar

Bitcoin (BTC) witnesses a fall of more than 2 per cent, while Ethereum (ETH) falls around 0.5 per cent.


10 November, 2021

Bitcoin, Ethereum Fall From New Highs; Tim Cook Reveals He Has Crypto Holdings

Harsh Kumar

Bitcoin (BTC) has witnessed a fall of 2.53 per cent, while Ethereum (ETH) has plunged 2.40 per cent.


09 November, 2021

Crypto Coins That Saw New Highs This Diwali

Harsh Kumar

Many cryptos saw increase in volumes on various exchanges.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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