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NEW DELHI, India (Diya TV) – With cryptocurrency prices soaring, and many people now turning their attention toward a mini doge miner to help get a feel for the money that they could receive through cryptocurrency, its use in India has become a major flashpoint, and it’s enough to move the market. Despite confusion over a possible ban, India is getting closer to regulating cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said she wants to foster innovation in crypto and is not closing their minds on what all that may entail. This news has made a lot of Indian crypto fanatics start looking into the Crypto Miner Bros scam, seeing if it’s real or not. This way, they will be able to start mining them once the currencies are regulated because they’ll have the right equipment for it.

Cryptocurrencies have risen throughout the financial world with more and more people wanting to invest and trade with them, so getting involved seems like a positive step forward for digital currency adaptability. Not everyone knows about how cryptocurrencies work, that is why looking into key phrases like “can you buy crypto on commsec?” can help people better understand how they can possibly use it. It will be interesting to see how India adapts to this.

Under new US federal law, crowdfunding campaigns will now be able to raise up to $5 million per year. Sahil Lavingia, CEO of Gumroad, was the first to take advantage of the change. His website allows creators to sell products directly to consumers. In less than a day, he raised the full $5 million and thinks this will be a huge opportunity for startups moving forward.

New York City is using $65 million in Covid-19 relief funds to help out taxi drivers with zero interest loans. But some are wondering if it’s too little too late. Many cabbies are South Asian and were already struggling to repay loans before the coronavirus hit and have been financially devastated by a massive drop in ridership last year.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

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Puneet Talwar named US Ambassador to Morocco

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WASHINGTON D.C. (Diya TV) – The US State Department announced that diplomat Puneet Talwar is its new ambassador to Morocco. President Biden proposed Talwar as the new nominee last March. The new ambassador to Morocco has a rich portfolio in diplomacy. The diplomat is currently a senior adviser to the State Department.

Six men have been arrested for the gang rape and murder of two girls. Police say one of them is a neighbor and the remaining five are Muslims from a nearby village – although it’s not believed to be a religious crime.

As Pakistan continues to deal with historic flooding a new report published in Vice says the country collected $40 million for a mega dam on the Indus river, but spent $63 million on advertising it. The crowdsourced campaign was  launched by a Supreme Court judge and endorsed by former Prime Minister Imran Khan. It’s now at the center of a massive controversy. 

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

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Indian & Hindu American groups hold DC summit

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WASHINGTON DC (Diya TV) – A group of Indian American and Hindu American organizations joined forces to celebrate India’s 75th Independence Day and advocate for the diaspora on Capitol Hill, in what is being called an inaugural summit for political engagement. The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, the Hindu American Foundation, the Coalition of Hindus of North America and Americans4Hindus, were among the more than one dozen organizations, hosting legislators from both sides of the aisle in a non-partisan effort to discuss issues of concern in the community. 
 
Indian American economist Aaron “Ronnie” Chatterji has been named White House Coordinator for the implementation of the CHIPS and Science Act’s historic $50 billion investment in the semiconductor industry at the National Economic Council. 
 
Fans of Indian comedian and actor Raju Srivastava are mourning his death. He passed away at the age of 58 after suffering a heart attack last month while running on a treadmill. He had a history of heart problems. 
 
Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.
 
 

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Sukhpal Singh arrested in Tusli Mandir hate crime case

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NEW YORK (Diya TV) – New York police arrested a man for allegedly sledgehammering a statue of Gandhi outside a Queens Hindu Shri Tusli Mandir. Twenty seven year old Sukhpal Singh is charged with criminal mischief and a hate crime for allegedly destroying the statue and defacing it with spray paint outside Tulsi Mandir in Richmond Hill last month. 

India and France agreed to set up an Indo-Pacific partnership to roll out development projects, expand strategic cooperation, and work closer to deal with pressing global challenges such as a food crisis triggered by the Ukraine invasion. 

More than a million customers in Puerto Rico are waiting for electricity to come back on after Hurricane Fiona hammers the region. The Dominican Republic is under a hurricane warning as well. 

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

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