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  • Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency in 2020!
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    Facebook plans to launch ‘GlobalCoin’ Cryptocurrency in 2020!

    Facebook’s own cryptocurrency is in the pipeline and is expected to launch by the first quarter of next year, according to the BBC. Dubbed as “GlobalCoin”, the virtual currency is pegged for an initial launch in around 12 countries – with India being a key focus – and will offer payment options to users without […] More

  • Oyo becomes Second Largest Hotel group in China!
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    Oyo becomes second-largest hotel group in China!

    Hospitality firm Oyo on Wednesday said it has become the second-largest hotel group in China within 18 months of its foray into the country, with presence in 320 cities and nearly 10,000 Oyo-branded hotels with 450,000 rooms. With second-tier cities at its core, Oyo Hotels’ chain extends deep into China’s tier-2 to tier-6 cities, the […] More

  • Government to make QR code-based payment option compulsory
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    Government to make QR code-based payment option compulsory

    To promote digital payment at a wide scale, the Indian government is planning to mandate a quick response (QR) code based payment method option using Unified Payments Interface (UPI) at all shops. The GST council has already given a go-ahead to the proposal. The govt has for the project roped in NPCI to work on […] More

  • Nirav Modi in Trouble!
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    Nirav Modi in Trouble!

    Nirav Modi, the fugitive diamantaire and the prime accused in the multi-billion rupee fraud involving PNB, has been denied bail on Friday, April 26, 2019, by the UK Westminster Court. Nirav Modi is undergoing the extradition process initiated by the Indian authorities. The Westminster court has further extended the police custody till May 24, 2019. […] More

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    Bitcoin halving – could it trigger the next Bitcoin bull run?

    In another 399 days, something big happens to Bitcoin – BTC Halvening, an event that takes place approximately every 4 years on bitcoin blockchain. If you look at the Bitcoin source code, ‘nSubsidyHalvingInterval’ is set to 210,000, indicates 50% reduction of bitcoins generated every 210,000 blocks(approx. 4 years) as mining rewards. Bitcoin undergone “halving” on […] More

  • Countries with the Largest Gold Reserves!
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    Countries with the Largest Gold Reserves!

    The World Gold Council released data of official gold reserves of countries across the world. Here are the top-10 countries with the largest reserves. 11.India: Last year, India occupied the 10th spot on the list of the countries with the largest gold reserves, according to the GFMS Gold Survey. This year, the country dropped to […] More

  • India creates history in exporting grapes
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    India creates history in exporting grapes!

    India has exported 2,15,000 tonnes of grapes and has created a record in grape export In the current fiscal year, India has exported 2,15,000 tonnes of grapes from the month of April to February. This is the first time India exported grapes for more than 2,00,000 tonnes. China is the largest importer of Indian grapes […] More