Torus Kling Blockchain to launch India’s first crypto backed futures ETF at Gift City

Torus Kling Blockchain to launch India’s first crypto backed futures ETF at Gift City

Torus Kling Blockchain IFSC, a 50:50 joint venture between Sam Ghosh promoted Cosmea Financial Holdings (CFH) and Kling Trading India, signed an MOU with India INX to launch India’s first Bitcoin and Ethereum Futures ETF and Metaverse US listed Large-cap Discount Certificates. Crypto-backed futures ETF This Bitcoin & Ethereum Futures ETF will be the first … Read more

Shanghai cuts tourism, eastern Chinese city limits transport on resurgent COVID

Shanghai cuts tourism, eastern Chinese city limits transport on resurgent COVID

SHANGHAI, Nov 26 (Reuters) – A handful of local COVID-19 cases in eastern parts of China have prompted Shanghai city to limit tourism activities and a nearby city to cut public transportation services, as China insists on zero tolerance against letting clusters spread.Shanghai city detected three domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases with confirmed symptoms for Nov. … Read more

Bitcoin price news – live: Crypto market in limbo as El Salvador announces BTC city

Bitcoin price news - live: Crypto market in limbo as El Salvador announces BTC city

The price of bitcoin appeared close to recovering above $60,000 over the weekend but has slipped once again at the start of the week, falling below $58,000 on Monday morning.Several other leading cryptocurrencies also suffered losses, including Ethereum (ether), Binance Coin and Cardano (ada).Of the top 10 most valuable cryptocurrencies, only Solana (SOL) saw any … Read more

Barcelona, Man City drop club crypto sponsors amid concerns

Barcelona, Man City drop club crypto sponsors amid concerns

Concerns about two cryptocurrency companies led to two of Europe’s leading soccer clubs, Barcelona and Manchester City, dropping short-lived sponsorship agreements. Premier League champion City suspended a deal with 3Key Technologies after concerns were highlighted about the limited digital footprint of the company and its executives. Barcelona canceled a deal with Ownix after a businessman … Read more

Chinese city offers cash for clues as Covid outbreak declared a ‘people’s war’ | China

Residents of a Chinese city bordering Russia have been offered major cash rewards for tips on the continuing Delta outbreak, with local officials declaring a “people’s war” on the virus.Authorities announced the 100,000 yuan ($15,640) rewards for residents in Heihei, in the north-eastern Heilongjiang Province, as its total tally of cases in this outbreak reached … Read more

Which city responded best to the Covid pandemic? Here’s a ranking

Which city responded best to the Covid pandemic? Here's a ranking

Some countries have managed the global pandemic better than others.The same can be said for cities.But understanding how cities are faring in the fight against Covid is more complicated that comparing infection rates and mask rules.The London-based analytical agency Deep Knowledge Analytics (DKA) examined 114 variables across five categories of pandemic responses: economic resiliency, governance, … Read more

City of Calgary says most employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 – Calgary

City of Calgary says most employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 - Calgary

The deadline is approaching for City of Calgary employees to declare their COVID-19 vaccination status, but so far 86 per cent say they’ve had the jab. Municipal government workers will have to upload their records by Monday, under the city’s COVID-19 vaccination policy. Read more: City of Calgary announces vaccination policy for all employees, … Read more

Covid-19: Two cases in Christchurch, one may have been infectious in city for a week

Covid-19: Two cases in Christchurch, one may have been infectious in city for a week

STACY SQUIRES/StuffThe two cases in Christchurch are from the same household.Two Covid-19 cases have been discovered in Christchurch, including one who could have been infectious in the community for up to a week, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says. The Ministry of Health said it became aware of the two positive cases from the same … Read more

Covid-19: More than 30 City Rail Link workers stood down after two test positive

Covid-19: More than 30 City Rail Link workers stood down after two test positive

Two workers from Auckland’s City Rail Link project (CRL) have tested positive for Covid-19 and 31 workers have been stood down as a result. Those affected were working at CRL’s Mt Eden site, where 400 people are employed. The site continued to operate, CRL media manager Ewart Barnsley said. Twenty-eight workers were close contacts and … Read more

China locks down city of 4 million after six Covid cases detected | China

China placed a city of 4 million under lockdown on Tuesday in an attempt to stamp out a domestic coronavirus outbreak, with residents told not to leave home except in emergencies.Beijing imposed strict border controls in the weeks after Covid-19 was first detected in China in late 2019, slowing the number of cases to a … Read more

Miami Plans to Pay City Employees in Bitcoin. Should You Accept Crypto Wages?

Miami Plans to Pay City Employees in Bitcoin. Should You Accept Crypto Wages?

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is pushing ahead with his mission to make Miami the crypto capital of the U.S. — and even the world. In a video interview this week, he told Bloomberg Technology that the work was a “major priority.”But to make progress, Suarez still needs approval from authorities in Tallahassee. Right now, Miami … Read more

Northern Chinese city in soft lockdown amid latest COVID-19 outbreak

Northern Chinese city in soft lockdown amid latest COVID-19 outbreak

BEIJING, Oct 19 (Reuters) – China reported nine new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases for Oct. 18, the highest daily tally since the end of September, with a northern border city enforcing a soft lockdown to contain infections.Out of the nine local cases, two were found in the northern region of Inner Mongolia, data from the … Read more

Vietnam’s biggest city to start lifting COVID-19 curbs to spur business

Vietnam's biggest city to start lifting COVID-19 curbs to spur business

Motorbikes drive past a billboard warning against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after the government eased nationwide lockdown during the outbreak in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, April 25, 2020. REUTERS/Yen DuongJobs available as industry restarts – government99.6% of Vietnam’s COVID-19 cases recorded since MayCrisis centred largely in Ho Chi Minh CityHANOI, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s … Read more

Pet cats killed in Chinese city after COVID infection, triggering social media anger

Pet cats killed in Chinese city after COVID infection, triggering social media anger

BEIJING, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Three pet cats that tested positive for coronavirus were put down in the northeastern Chinese city of Harbin, state-backed media reported, leading to a social media backlash at what some viewed as overkill in local efforts to contain the virus.The owner of the cats was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Sept. … Read more

Violent protests against Covid curbs continue in Australian city – Newspaper

Violent protests against Covid curbs continue in Australian city - Newspaper

SYDNEY: Police in Australia’s second largest city of Melbourne arrested more than 200 people after projectiles thrown by protesters injured two officers on Wednesday, the third consecutive day of demonstrations against Covid-19 restrictions. Golf balls, batteries and bottles were among the items thrown at police during the protests held in defiance of stay-at home orders … Read more