Tag archive for ‘Currency’
By Loknath Das On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Google sparks online outcry after its currency converter goes haywire for third time this year

What’s that old saying? Ah, yes, it’s right here in Google’s corporate handbook: never apologize, never explain. The online ad giant has expressed its regret to the government of Ghana for a software More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Rupee just went from Asia’s worst to best currency

Mumbai: Asia’s worst-performing currency took five weeks to become its best. The turnaround has been fueled by the improved chances of Prime Minister Narendra Modi winning a second term amid recent tensions More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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App to detect fake currency developed

Kolkata: Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a smartphone-based application to detect counterfeit currency and also provided solutions for industrial operations ranging from thermal power plants to nuclear More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, March 8th, 2019
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Smartphone App Developed by IIT Kharagpur Students Can Detect Fake Currency

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a smartphone-based application to detect counterfeit currency and also provided solutions for industrial operations ranging from thermal power plants to nuclear radiation More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Resolve currency issues before it is too late

After Britain emerged as the leading colonial power, the British pound gained increasing acceptance as an international currency and its dominance continued up to the First World War. During the two decades after More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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China’s currency moves will be the best measure of how well trade talks are going between the US and China

The way China’s currency moves against the dollar could be the best measure of how well U.S.-Chinese trade talks are proceeding. Strategists say the fact the renminbi, also known as the yuan, has steadied More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, November 25th, 2018
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What Cultural Currency Does Your Work Employ?

GettyGetty Historians believe that the Chinese were the first to utilize paper bills as an accepted currency, as early as A.D. 618. Today, every country uses a specific currency to make transactions easier More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Five men who robbed currency exchange shops in Delhi arrested: Police

Nine days after two men who used to run a currency exchange shop in south Delhi’s Mahipalpur were shot at inside their shop, police on Thursday claimed to have arrested five men for the crime. Police said the More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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China seen as firewall in emerging economies’ currency crisis

CHINA is the last bulwark against a deep crisis in emerging economies going fully global, analysts say, although a prolonged trade war could sap Beijing’s defences. Emerging countries – loosely defined More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Honda feels currency heat

Calcutta: Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) may raise the prices of its vehicles for the second time this quarter if the rupee does not stabilise. The company revised prices in August by up to Rs 35,000 because of a More...