Interview: Tripura CM Manik Sarkar on How The Left Plans to Fight BJP

Interview: Tripura CM Manik Sarkar on How The Left Plans to Fight BJPSpeaking to The Wire, the four-time Tripura chief minister discusses the Left Front’s strategy to fight the BJP, the possible impact of anti-incumbency in the assembly elections, unemployment in the state and more.  Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty: The BJP has mounted a huge

Public Blockchain On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’: Microsoft Researcher

The post Public Blockchain On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’: Microsoft Researcher appeared first on CCN A team of Microsoft blockchain researchers has concluded that on-chain scaling — a method employed by Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrencies — is antithetical to decentralization and will not provide a network with the ability to operate at “world-scale.” On-Chain Scaling

Get Paid to Toke with the First Cannabis Social Network on the Blockchain

The post Get Paid to Toke with the First Cannabis Social Network on the Blockchain appeared first on CCN This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the sponsored story. CCN

Do the Assaults in Haryana’s Mahendragarh Follow a Pattern?

Do the Assaults in Haryana’s Mahendragarh Follow a Pattern?Several violent attacks have been reported in Mahendragarh since December, with the timing as a common link – always after Friday prayers. Kamaldeep, Superintendent of Police, Mahendergarh. Credit: Twitter/ANI Mahendragarh (Haryana): There are different narratives about the beating up of two Jammu and Kashmir students here. But the

Applicants of MBBS in Foreign Universities May Soon Have to Clear NEET

Applicants of MBBS in Foreign Universities May Soon Have to Clear NEETThe proposal, which is at an advanced stage, is aimed at ensuring only competent students get to study medicine in foreign universities. Credit: PTI New Delhi: Those wanting to study MBBS in foreign universities may soon have to clear the National Eligibility Cum Entrance

Bitcoin Price Struggles to Break Through Resistance at $9,000

The post Bitcoin Price Struggles to Break Through Resistance at $9,000 appeared first on CCN The cryptocurrency market recovery hit a wall on Tuesday, forcing the Bitcoin price back down to $8,500 and all major coins and tokens into decline as well. There was no clear trigger for the pullback, which brought an end to

Coincheck Clients Withdraw $372 Million; NEM Theft Refunds are Coming

The post Coincheck Clients Withdraw $372 Million; NEM Theft Refunds are Coming appeared first on CCN After removing a temporary freeze on withdrawals today, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck said it has completed transfers worth 40.1 billion JPY ($372 million) in withdrawal requests by customers. Weeks after suffering the ignominy of being the victim of the

Why Bertolt Brecht Matters Even More in Our Post-Truth World

Why Bertolt Brecht Matters Even More in Our Post-Truth WorldIn a context of rising intolerance and irrationality, the German playwright, whose 120th birth anniversary was on February 10, insisted on establishing a rational, scientific attitude between the story on the stage and its viewers, between fiction and reality. Brecht with Helene Weigel on the roof