Free Press Journal
  • India targets cryptocurrency users

    New Delhi : The government has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrencies, after a nationwide survey showed more than $3.5 billion worth of transactions have been conducted over a 17-month period, Reuters reported on Friday. Tech-savvy young investors, real estate players and jewellers are among those dabbling in bitcoin and other virtual currencies (VCs), tax officials told the news agency after gathering data from nine exchanges

  • Thane police arrested tech-savvy mobile phone thieves who erased IMEI numbers

    Bhayandar: Two tech-savvy members of a gang who changed International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers of stolen phones have landed into the custody of the Local Crime Branch (LCB) unit of the Thane  (rural) police. IMEI is a unique 15-digit serial number which is used by  the police to track stolen or lost mobile devices.

  • Art with satire: The new social media fad

    There’s been a rising trend of illustrators on social media who mix art with satire to bring home their point of view, writes Poorva Tamhane