Indian Crypto Exchange WazirX Moves Funds After Binance Cuts Off Service

Binance disclosed in a blog post earlier Friday that it had asked Zanmai Labs, the owner of WazirX, to remove funds from the accounts that it used for the exchange’s operations, citing “misleading claims related to Binance’s alleged role in and responsibility for operating the WazirX exchange.” Binance said it provided Zanmai wallet services “only … Read more

India Says Its Path to Net Zero Must Pass Through Fossil Fuels

SONBHADRA, INDIA – NOVEMBER 22: A man stands near burning coal waste inside a coal mine on November 22, 2021 in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India. India is rapidly transitioning to renewables, investing in widespread solar and wind installations, though it still remains reliant on coal for about 70% of its energy needs, media reports said. … Read more

Trump Sues Journalist Bob Woodward for Releasing Interview Recordings

Trump participated in 19 interviews in-person or by phone with Woodward between December 2019 and August 2020, as well as in 2016 when he was still a candidate, according to the complaint. Woodward’s book, , was published a month after the last interview. In October 2022, Simon & Schuster released the audiobook of the recordings, … Read more

Adani Bond Plunge Accelerates As Rebuttal Fails To Stem Concern

Signage of Adani Group in Mumbai, India, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. Shares of Adani Group’s companies have lost more than $30 billion in market value in less than two sessions, as a selloff sparked by US short seller Hindenburg Research’s scathing report deepened on Friday. Photographer: Indranil Aditya/Bloomberg

War with China over Taiwan likely in 2025, warns U.S. general

The U.S. and China will likely be at war over Taiwan in 2025, a high-ranking American military officer has warned.  U.S. Air Force General Mike Minihan outlined the series of circumstances that would embolden Chinese president Xi Jinping to invade Taiwan in a memo sent Friday to leaders of Air Mobility Command, which he heads. … Read more

Cheetahs to Be Flown to India After Pact Concluded With South Africa

The group of big cats will join eight that have already arrived from Namibia and the plan is to send a dozen every year for a decade, the South African environment department said in a statement on Thursday. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the countries, allowing the transfer to take place. 

Bigger Is Better in India’s Nascent Electric Car Market

Demand for smaller SUVs has been surging in India. They’re suited for the country’s driving conditions, which can vary vastly from smooth multi-lane freeways to rutted streets crowded with rickshaws, dogs and cows. They also offer aspirational buyers an important, yet affordable, status symbol, perching drivers above the masses. And while larger electric SUVs tend … Read more