cryptocurrencies: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

SC lifts ban on trading in virtual currency

The Supreme Court of India recently ruled the restriction on cryptocurrency trade in India. The recent order also lifted the ban on trading in virtual currency, cryptocurrency and bitcoins. The Reserve Bank of India had ..

Global Consortium for Digital Currency Formed by WEF

For the adoption of digital currencies, the first Global Consortium which focussed on creating a framework for Governance of Digital Currencies was announced on Friday, 24th January 2020 by the World Economic Forum. The announcement ..

Subhash Chandra Garg heads Cryptocurrency panel that proposes ban on private digital currencies

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) set up to look into the legality of cryptocurrencies and blockchain has recently submitted its report to the Finance Ministry and recommended that private cryptocurrencies be banned completely in India. It ..

Telangana government to set up India’s first ‘Blockchain District’

The Telangana government has decided to set up the India’s first ‘Blockchain district’ in Hyderabad to create an ecosystem for all the start-ups and institutes working in the space. Though the Blockchain technology encompasses all ..

IMF and World Bank unveiled Learning Coin For In-House Purposes

International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have together launched a private blockchain with a pseudo-token. The new token, called ‘Learning Coin’ accessible within the IMF and World Bank the main purpose to teach ..