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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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Reps. Omar, Talib introduce legislation to reprimand India

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WASHINGTON DC (Diya TV) — Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is introducing legislation calling on the State Department to call India an egregious violator of religious freedom. Along with Omar, fellow Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Talib is also sponsoring the bill, which accuses India of human rights violations against religious and cultural minorities.

Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley visited British Home Secretary Priti Patel who took to Twitter to say they had a great time together and talked about ways to strengthen the partnership between America and Great Britain. Both are seen as strong conservative Indian women and Haley has also suggested the European Union should split up.

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister says its troubled economy has collapsed and the country is unable to even pay for oil imports. The country is now seeking help from international lenders. India has already been trying to help.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

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Dr. Arati Prabhakar named White House OSTP Director 

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WASHINGTON DC (Diya TV) — President Biden intends to nominate Indian American Arati Prabhakar as director of the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policymaking her the first woman, immigrant, or person of color nominated to hold the position.

Indian American executive Vishal Garg leads Better.com and is now being sued by a former employee, alleging the company provided misleading statements to investors about the digital mortgage firm’s financial prospects and performance so a merger would go through. A Better.com attorney says the claims are without merit.

Comedian and “Parks & Recreation” star Aziz Ansar married Swedish forensic data scientist Serena Skov Campbell. The comic wed Campbell in front of around 120 people in northern Italy.

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NYC police arrest suspected murderer of Kinshuk Patel

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NEW YORK CITY (Diya TV) — Police in New York have made an arrest in the brutal murder of an Indian American smoke shop owner. Authorities say 33 year old Kinshuk Patel was killed last year during a botched robbery by Yoel Atzmon who is believed to be homeless. Patel leaves behind a wife and two children.

India granted visas to more than 100 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus while dozens of applications are still pending. The move came immediately after a terror attack at a Sikh temple in the country, killing several people.

At least 84 people have died in landslides, lightning strikes, and flash floods across India and Bangladesh in the past week. Northeastern India and northern Bangladesh have been particularly badly hit by severe weather, which has prompted some of the worst flooding in the region in years and left some towns cut off.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

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