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European Central Bank Steps in as Banks Test Crypto Waters Ahead of Pan-EU Licensing Rules

European Central Bank Steps in as Banks Test Crypto Waters Ahead of Pan-EU Licensing Rules

Reuters | Thursday August 18, 2022

The European Central Bank (ECB) on Wednesday announced that it was taking steps to harmonise the assessment of licensing requests. The ECB, which directly regulates top euro zone lenders such as Deutsche Bank, UniCredit and BNP Paribas, said it would examine if crypto activities were in line with a bank's risk "profile", which determines how much capital to hold.

Man Gets 5-Year Jail For Snatching Phone

Man Gets 5-Year Jail For Snatching Phone

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, Gurgaon

A court here has awarded five-year rigorous imprisonment to a man for snatching the mobile phone of a waiting bus passenger.

Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro Android 13-Based MIUI Beta Update Announced: Details

Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro Android 13-Based MIUI Beta Update Announced: Details

Thursday August 18, 2022

Xiaomi announced that it is rolling out MIUI Beta for Android 13. Only Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro users can register to be a part of the first wave of updates.

Some Natural, Most Effective Ways To Keep Mosquitoes Away And Prevent Dengue, Malaria

Some Natural, Most Effective Ways To Keep Mosquitoes Away And Prevent Dengue, Malaria

Thursday August 18, 2022

Mosquitoes: Preventing mosquito bites is one of the most effective ways to keep diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya away. Read here to know some effective tips by lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho on how to prevent mosquito breeding.

Court Expresses Concern After Tribal Woman Loses Twins Due To Poor Road

Court Expresses Concern After Tribal Woman Loses Twins Due To Poor Road

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, Mumbai

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday expressed concern over the incident in Maharashtra's Palghar district wherein a tribal woman lost twins after delivery as she could not reach a health centre in time in the absence of a proper road.

Dengue Fever Prevention: Here's What You Should Do To Prevent Your Risk At Home

Dengue Fever Prevention: Here's What You Should Do To Prevent Your Risk At Home

Thursday August 18, 2022

Dengue fever can cause high fever, severe joint pains and other symptoms. When at home, you can follow these precautions and safety measures to fight the risk of catching dengue.

H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu): Causes, Symptoms And Effective Remedies To Deal With It

H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu): Causes, Symptoms And Effective Remedies To Deal With It

Thursday August 18, 2022

H1N1 flu virus is made up of genes from several different flu viruses which normally circulate among pigs, birds and humans. Similar to the regular flu, swine flu can lead to some serious illnesses like lung infection, pneumonia and other breathing p

iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max Could Get $100 Price Hike, Analyst Says

iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max Could Get $100 Price Hike, Analyst Says

Siddhant Chandra | Thursday August 18, 2022

Apple could increase the price of iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max by $100 (roughly Rs. 8,000), as per Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives. These smartphones could also offer increased storage for the base model, compare to their predecessors.

Genesis Announces New Interim Chief, Cuts Jobs by 20 Percent Amid Ongoing Crypto Winter

Genesis Announces New Interim Chief, Cuts Jobs by 20 Percent Amid Ongoing Crypto Winter

Reuters | Thursday August 18, 2022

Genesis announced on Wednesday that it was cutting 20 percent of its workforce. The crypto broker also announced that it was naming COO Derar Islim as the interim head, who will replace outgoing CEO Michael Moro. The New York-based company is the latest in the cryptocurrency space to be hit by the so-called "crypto winter"

Devas Seizes $87,457 Cash In US In Antrix Dispute

Devas Seizes $87,457 Cash In US In Antrix Dispute

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, New Delhi

Devas Multimedia has seized USD 87,457.47 cash that ISRO's commercial arm Antrix Corporation held in the US as it looked to enforce a USD 1.2 billion compensation it had won over a cancelled satellite deal, its lawyer said on Wednesday.

Dominic Thiem, Venus Williams, Sofia Kenin Among US Open Wild Cards

Dominic Thiem, Venus Williams, Sofia Kenin Among US Open Wild Cards

Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 18, 2022

The US Tennis Association announced the recipients ahead of the August 29 start of the year's final Grand Slam tournament at New York

No Donation In Excess Of Rs 20,000 In 2021-22: Mayawati's Party

No Donation In Excess Of Rs 20,000 In 2021-22: Mayawati's Party

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022, New Delhi

Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party has informed the Election Commission that it has not received any donation in excess of Rs 20,000 from individual donors and entities during the financial year 2021-22.

Read Some Pages Of Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses", Says Attacker

Read Some Pages Of Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses", Says Attacker

Reuters | Thursday August 18, 2022

The man accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie said he respected Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and he read a couple of pages from Salman Rushdie's novel "The Satanic Verses".

Andhra's Ruling YSR Congress Wants to Join Freebies Case in Supreme Court

Andhra's Ruling YSR Congress Wants to Join Freebies Case in Supreme Court

Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday August 18, 2022, Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, asking to join the proceedings in the case regarding the distribution of "freebies".

Delhi High Court Grants Time for Government to Reveal Plans to Regulate De-Platforming of Social Media Users

Delhi High Court Grants Time for Government to Reveal Plans to Regulate De-Platforming of Social Media Users

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 18, 2022

The Delhi High Court has granted time to the government to inform the court whether it is working on regulation related to the de-platforming of users on social media, after hearing a batch of petitions related to suspension and deletion of accounts of users, including Twitter users. The Cenre will have to state its stand on September, when the matter will be heard by the Delhi High Court.