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Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Bitcoin, Doge, SHIB Under Pressure; PM Narendra Modi Calls For Collective Action On Cryptos

Jan 18, 2022 Outlook Money Team

Prices of almost all major cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Binance Coin (BNB), Dogecoin (DOGE) and Shiba Inu (SHIB), were trading with heavy losses on Tuesday

Classify Cryptocurrency As Asset: Industry’s Pre-Budget Expectation

Jan 18, 2022 Meghna Maiti

As the cryptocurrency market continues to grow, industry experts feel the upcoming Budget should bring in regulations and clarity on at least the taxation of cryptocurrencies.

Doge Up 7% On Tesla News; Swiss National Bank Says CBDC Experiment Successful

Doge rises after user finds Tesla’s source code on payment testing. Swiss National Bank successfully completes CBDC experiment along with five banks. Bitcoin, Shiba Inu fall.

RBI’s Fintech Unit May Take Up Digital Currency Issue

Jan 11, 2022 Neelanjit Das

The fintech unit is expected to take up pressing issues in the industry, including India’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Bitcoin Prices Subdued; Speculation On Whether RBI’s Fintech Department Will Oversee CBDCs

Prices of Bitcoin were down by 0.16 per cent, while SHIB was up by 0.67 per cent, according to Coinmarketcap data.

05 January, 2022

Digital E-Yuan To Be Formally Launched In Beijing Winter Olympics, Bitcoin Flat

Outlook Money Team

Bitcoin seems to be holding its support price at $46,000 and currently trading at $46,324.72, up by 0.4 per cent, showed Coinmarketcap data.

01 December, 2021

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

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.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz