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Indian Government in Dizzying Reversal Sponsors Free Crypto Course

By CCN Markets: The Indian government continues to project a deep level of hypocrisy as it turns its attention to sponsoring a blockchain and cryptocurrency course. As CCN recently reported, the government is simultaneously proposing an insane anti-crypto bill with hard jail-time for bitcoin users. The undergraduate course, which is entitled Blockchain Architecture Design and […]

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Shuttered Indian Bitcoin Exchange Zebpay Breathes New Life in Australia

By CCN: Singapore-based Zebpay, which operated one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in India, has recently launched its crypto trading solutions in Australia. Starting this week, the new service enables Australian clients to buy Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ripple (XRP), and Litecoin (LTC) with Australian dollars. With our mission to #SetCryptoFree, we’re […]

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Indian Crypto Companies Are Now Helping Thailand’s Banks Instead

Indian tech multinational, Wipro, has developed a blockchain-based solution for banks in Thailand to settle dues. This comes as Indian government and banking authorities look to enact a blanket ban on all non-state-issued cryptocurrencies back home. Thai Banking System Embraces Blockchain Technology The settlement solution is a part of the first phase of Project Inthanon, which launched in […]

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High-Profile Indian Government Official Calls Bitcoin a Ponzi Scheme

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are Ponzi scheme and deserve to be banned to protect investors, at least according to Anurag Agarwal. The joint secretary for India’s Ministry of Corporate Affairs accused bitcoin of simplifying financial frauds in the Indian markets. He said authorities were in favor of banning bitcoin, adding fuel to rumors indicating the Indian government’s […]

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Bitcoin a ‘Major Concern’ for the Indian Government, if Used for Payments: Report

India has long been a nation that has taken a hardline stance towards cryptocurrencies. The risks associated with digital currencies such as money laundering and terrorism funding have long fueled the Indian government’s approach to dealing with digital assets. A panel of high-ranking officials tasked with the job of drafting new cryptocurrency regulatory framework for […]

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Newsflash: Indian Hospital Claims QuadrigaCX CEO Died Under its Care – Will it End Suspicion?

Amidst all the suspicion that has followed the sudden closure of QuadrigaCX crypto exchange and cold wallets containing $ 150 million being inaccessible following the death of the company’s chief executive, Gerald Cotten, a hospital in India has confirmed that the CEO died while in its care. According to Fortis Escorts Hospital, Cotten succumbed to […]

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Indian Public Sector Bank Leaks Millions of Customers’ Data, Merit of Bitcoin

A human error led to the leak of millions of customers’ data at an Indian public sector bank, raising questions on the merit of Bitcoin over banks. State Bank of India, a government-owned corporation, forgot to secure essential server information that held customers’ messages, bank balances, transaction details, and other related details. It allowed anyone […]

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Indian Police Make Fourth Arrest in $70 Million Crypto Scam

Delhi cyber crime police have made further developments in the unfolding cryptocurrenvy scam run by an organization going by the name ‘Flintstone Group’. The group launched a fraudulent cryptocurrency called Money Trade Coin (MTC), hoodwinking 25,000 investors with promises of massive returns which, of course, never materialized. After making three arrests last year including Flintstone […]