On the Run for 3 Yrs, Man Wanted for Facilitating Hawala Payments to Pak Handlers Held in UP

Ghaziabad Man Accuses IG Police of Harassing His Daughter, UP DG Orders Probe

The Uttar Pradesh Police’s Anti-Terror Squad has arrested a man from the state’s Gorakhpur district for his alleged involvement in sending money through the hawala route to Pakistani handlers, officials said on Monday. The accused, Dinesh Kumar Singh alias Ajay Kumar Singh alias AK Singh (46), a resident of Gorakhpur, was arrested on Sunday. He … Read more

Probe Into 2nd Porn Case Reveals Payments to UK Firm Owned by Shilpa Shetty’s Brothers

Probe Into 2nd Porn Case Reveals Payments to UK Firm Owned by Shilpa Shetty’s Brothers

The Property Cell of Mumbai Police, which is probing a porn case involving businessman and husband of actor Shilpa Shetty, will now probe into payments made to Kenrin Limited, a UK-based company, owned by Shetty’s brothers that was incorporated in 2005. This probe is related to a case filed at Malwani Police station against three … Read more

This Homegrown Decor Brand Now Accepts Cryptocurrency for Payments: Report

Indian Decor Brand The Rug Republic Starts Accepting Cryptocurrency for Payments: Report

Joining the ranks of Microsoft, Paypal and Overstock, India’s decor brand, The Rug Republic, has now reportedly started accepting payments in major cryptocurrencies for purchases. This makes the homegrown decor brand the first major firm to enter the uncertain but exciting cryptocurrency arena. The Rug Republic, which is said to have a presence in 90 … Read more

Tesla Will ‘Most Likely’ Restart Accepting Bitcoin as Payments: Elon Musk

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Electric-car maker Tesla will most likely restart accepting Bitcoin as payments once it conducts due diligence on the amount of renewable energy used to mine the currency, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said at a conference on Wednesday. Bitcoin was up 8 percent at $32,160.16 (roughly Rs. 23.9 lakhs), while ether surged 11.6 percent to … Read more

Raj Kundra Received Rs 9.65 Lakh in Regular Payments from Porn App Hot Hit

Raj Kundra, arrested for allegedly creating pornographic content, has been embroiled in controversies in the past, too.

Businessman Raj Kundra has been receiving regular payments, amounting to Rs 9.65 lakh, in his bank account from Hot Hit, a porn app that was named in the racket busted by Mumbai Police earlier this year. Hot Hit describes itself as “Best Indian movies and web series. Your search comes to an end at HotHit … Read more

How to Deactivate UPI Payments in Case You Lose Your Mobile Phone

How to Deactivate UPI Payments From Your Linked Bank Accounts If You Lose Your Mobile Phone

Deactivating UPI payments becomes one of the important tasks if you’ve lost your mobile phone. Unified Payments Interface (UPI) has become a prominent payment system in India, with UPI transactions crossing over 2,800 million in June. Starting from bill payments to transferring money from one bank account to another, UPI can be used for most … Read more

Binance Temporarily Suspends Cryptocurrency Payments From EU’s SEPA Network

Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Faces Criminal Complaint From Thailand SEC for Operating Without Licence

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will temporarily suspend euro bank deposits from one of Europe’s key payments networks, it said in an email sent to users on Tuesday. The email said that from 8 am UTC (1:30pm IST)  on Wednesday, customers would no longer be able to deposit funds through the Single Euro Payments Area, or SEPA, schemes. … Read more

Christians and Sikhs show increase in dowry payments in rural India: World Bank blog – Times of India

Christians and Sikhs show increase in dowry payments in rural India: World Bank blog - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Christians and Sikhs have shown a striking increase in dowry leading to higher average dowries than Hindus and Muslims while average net dowry in Muslim marriages is only slightly lower than among Hindus and has remained stable, a study of about 40,000 marriages that took place in rural India between 1960 and 2008 … Read more

WhatsApp says hires former Amazon executive Mahatme to lead India payments – Times of India

WhatsApp says hires former Amazon executive Mahatme to lead India payments - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp messenger said on Monday it was appointing a former Amazon executive as the head of payments in India as it looks to scale the service in its biggest market by users. Manesh Mahatme, officially director WhatsApp payments – India, will help improve users’ payments experience and grow the business, WhatsApp … Read more

WhatsApp Confirms Appointment of Manesh Mahatme to Lead India Payments

WhatsApp Said to Hire Amazon Pay’s Manesh Mahatme to Lead India Payments Business

Facebook-owned WhatsApp messenger said on Monday it was appointing a former Amazon executive as the head of payments in India as it looks to scale the service in its biggest market by users. Manesh Mahatme, officially director WhatsApp payments – India, will help improve users’ payments experience and grow the business, WhatsApp said in a … Read more

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