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'Cash crunch: I-T dept seizes Rs 14.48 cr cash from hoarders' 26.4.2018 General News
The Income Tax Department (ITD) has seized Rs 14.48 crore in cash during raids at multiple locations, including in poll-bound Karnataka, in the wake of recent cash crunch in the country, officials said today. They said the department raided a number of entities that were found to be hoarding cash in various states. "The total cash seized in these searches is Rs 14.48 crore and the seized currency is largely in the higher denominations of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500," a senior official said. The officials cited some instances in this context and said searches were carried out against "prominent" PWD contractors in poll-bound Karnataka, who were awarded contracts during January-March this year. The searches carried out last week led to unearthing and seizure of Rs 6.76 crore in cash, mainly from the benami lockers detected during the operations, they said. Over a dozen contractors in Mysore and Bengaluru were covered as part of the action, they said. The cash was found to be in the ...
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Japan's Coincheck posts $433 million writedown in year to March 26.4.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc recorded an estimated writedown of 47.3 billion yen ($432.56 million) for the year ended March, its parent Monex Group Inc said on Thursday.
Nasdaq open to cryptocurrency exchange in future, says CEO 25.4.2018 General News
(Reuters) - Nasdaq Inc is open to launching a cryptocurrency exchange in the future as the regulatory environment evolves, the head of the exchange operator said on Wednesday.
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Cyber-crime website behind 4 million attacks taken down 25.4.2018 General News
A British and Dutch-led operation today brought down a website linked to more than four million cyber-attacks around the world, with banking giants among the victims, Britain's National Crime Agency said. "Authorities in five countries including the Netherlands, Serbia, Croatia and Canada, with support from Police Scotland and Europol, targeted six members of the crime group behind webstresser.org," the NCA said in a statement. Cyber-criminals used the website's services, which could be rented for as little as USD 14.99, to launch so-called distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks, which swamp targets with traffic and disable their IT systems. British police searched an address in Bradford, northern England, and seized a number of items, while Dutch police, with assistance from Germany and the United States, seized servers and took down the website. Police believe an individual linked to the address used the site, the world's largest illegal DDOS seller, to hit seven of Britain's .
What Wikipedia can teach us about blockchain technology 25.4.2018 Sify Finance
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61% Indian IT managers clueless how bandwidth is being consumed: Sophos 25.4.2018 General News
Nearly 57 percent Indian IT managers can't identify network traffic while 61 per cent dont know how their bandwidth is consumed, a new report said on Wednesday, adding that the majority of Indian IT managers have legal liabilities when it comes to unidentified traffic at their workplaces.
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Global stocks slide towards longest losing streak of the year 25.4.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Shares were on their way to the longest losing streak of the year on Wednesday, as an advance in U.S. bond yields beyond 3 percent and warnings from top global firms about rising costs fed fears a boom in earnings may have peaked.
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Global stocks slide toward longest losing streak of the year 25.4.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Shares were on their way to the longest losing streak of the year on Wednesday, as an advance in U.S. bond yields beyond 3 percent and warnings from top global firms about rising costs fed fears a boom in earnings may have peaked.
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Bitcoin to continue facing regulatory hurdle amid crypto crackdown: Moody's 25.4.2018 Top Stories
The report comes amid a tightening of norms surrounding the cryptocurrencies in India
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Awesome One shows out 25.4.2018 Hindu: Sport
Awesome One showed out when the horses were exercised here on Wednesday (Apr. 25) morning. Inner sand:600m: Royston Rock (Zeeshan) 41. Easy. 800m: Gra
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Guj bitcoin extortion case: Amreli SP sent to police remand till May 1 24.4.2018 General News
A sessions court here today remanded Amreli Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagdish Patel, arrested for his alleged role in extorting bitcoins and cash from a builder, in police custody till May 1. Patel was arrested by the Gujarat CID-Crime yesterday after he was questioned throughout the day at the department's office in Gandhinagar. The court of sessions judge N C Rawal today allowed police remand of Jagdish Patel till May 1, even as the CID, which is investigating the case, had sought a 14-day remand saying his role in the case of kidnapping, extortion, and illegal detention of a realtor from Surat, Shailesh Bhatt, was revealed by policemen arrested in the case. The CID said that Inspector Anant Patel, arrested earlier in the case, had said that the SP had given him Rs 40 lakh to distribute among other policemen, also arrested in the case, for legal expenses. On April 8, the CID-Crime had registered a case against Anant Patel and others for allegedly kidnapping Bhatt and extorting ..
The best from the science journals: Bending diamonds to fluid Bitcoins 24.4.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
Here are some the most interesting research works published in the top science journals last week
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CBDT notifies introduction of section 112A in the Act 24.4.2018 General News
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday notified that the Finance Act, 2018 has withdrawn the exemption under clause (38) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) and has introduced a new section 112A in the Act.The notice further said that the long term capital gains arising from transfer of a long-term capital asset being an equity share in a company or a unit of an equity oriented fund or a unit of a business trust shall be taxed at 10 per cent of such capital gains exceeding one lakh rupees."The said section, inter alia, provides that the provisions of the section shall apply to the capital gains arising from a transfer of long-term capital asset being an equity share in a company, only if securities transaction tax (STT) has been paid on acquisition and transfer of such capital asset," CBDT said in a statement.However, to provide the applicability of the tax regime under section 112A of the Act to genuine cases where the STT could not have been paid, it has ...
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Storehippo Makes It Easy For Brands To Roll Out Niche Marketplaces 24.4.2018 General News
StoreHippo, the leading SaaS e-commerce platform launches vertical marketplace solutions for single brand enterprises to build and grow their OWN online brand presence. This addition to StoreHippo, offers enterprise businesses a strong alternative to selling on popular horizontal marketplaces.With this latest offering, the flexible ecommerce platform comes to the rescue of brands that opt for selling on public marketplaces lured by instant boost in sales and integrated supply chain. These short-term benefits, however, shroud the long-term issues like exposing their loyal customers to cross selling by their competitors.With StoreHippo these single-brand enterprises can roll out their marketplace to get the following benefits:-Freedom to choose own business model and rules-Save on hefty commissions paid to marketplaces-Engage loyal customers and reward them for their loyalty-Better inventory planning with clear insights into database-Ability to showcase the brand in its own unique ...
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One in five financial institutions consider cryptocurrency trading, survey says 24.4.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - One in five financial institutions is considering trading cryptocurrencies within the next 12 months, a survey published by Thomson Reuters on Tuesday found.
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StoreHippo launches vertical marketplace solution for brands to strong online presence 24.4.2018 General News
StoreHippo, the leading SaaS e-commerce platform launches vertical marketplace solutions for single brand enterprises to build and grow their OWN online brand presence. This addition to StoreHippo, offers enterprise businesses a strong alternative to selling on popular horizontal marketplaces.With this latest offering, the flexible ecommerce platform comes to the rescue of brands that opt for selling on public marketplaces lured by instant boost in sales and integrated supply chain. These short-term benefits, however, shroud the long-term issues like exposing their loyal customers to cross selling by their competitors.With StoreHippo these single-brand enterprises can roll out their marketplace to get the following benefits:-Freedom to choose own business model and rules-Save on hefty commissions paid to marketplaces-Engage loyal customers and reward them for their loyalty-Better inventory planning with clear insights into database-Ability to showcase the brand in its own unique ...
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Gujarat Police Officer Jagdish Patel Arrested In Bitcoin Extortion Case 24.4.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Amreli district Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagdish Patel has been arrested in a case of extortion and loot, following the questioning of an Inspector earlier arrested in the case, the Gujarat...
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Bitcoin extortion case: Amreli SP arrested by Gujarat CID 23.4.2018 General News
A superintendent of police in Gujarat was today arrested for his alleged role in extorting bitcoins and cash from a builder, making him the fourth person to be held in the case, an official said. Jagdish Patel, the SP of Amreli district, was arrested by the CID-Crime after he was questioned throughout the day at the department's office in Gandhinagar, he said. Patel, who was taken into custody from his residence in Amreli district last night, was brought to Gandhinagar by a team of officials of the CID-Crime, which is probing the case, the police official said. "Amreli SP Jagdish Patel has been arrested by us this evening after his questioning. He was detained by us from Amreli late last night," Deputy Inspector General, CID-Crime, Dipankar Trivedi said. A few days back, a police inspector, two constables, and a suspected middleman were arrested in connection with the case. The arrested inspector from Amreli district, Anant Patel, is accused of extorting bitcoins worth crores of ...
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Amreli SP arrested in bitcoin extortion case 23.4.2018 Hindu: National
A former legislator of Gujarat Parivartan Party is also on the radar and is likely to be summoned for interrogation
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Gujarat Police arrests SP in extortion, loot case 23.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Amreli district Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagdish Patel has been arrested in a case of extortion and loot, following the questioning of an Inspector earlier arrested in the case, the Gujarat Police said on Monday.
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