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News digest: Bitcoin, Infosys, Virat-Anushka wedding, and more

From Bitcoin entering overseas remittances space to first phase of Gujarat polls, Business Standard brings you top stories to speed up with the latest news

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enters overseas remittances space Several Indian employees of overseas companies are bringing their money into India as bitcoin, a cost-free alternative to converting dollars into rupees. Overseas Indians are also repatriating money to their families in bitcoins. Read more Sebi should prosecute Infy board over Panaya, Bansal issue: Whistleblower A whistle-blower at has asked market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), to reject the Bengaluru-headquartered information technology (IT) major’s offer to settle the dispute over former chief financial officer (CFO) Rajiv Bansal’s severance pay.

Instead, the whistle-blower has sought an independent forensic investigation of the matter. Read more Ad world waits to make the most of Virat-Anushka wedding It was four years ago that cricketer Virat Kohli and actor Anushka Sharma first featured as a couple for Hindustan Unilever’s Clear Shampoo commercial. Now, as the two gear up to tie the knot, the celebrity pair could take their advertising relationship to the next level. Read more Gujarat polls: High turnout amid complaints of faulty EVMs in Phase I The voter turnout in the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly election on Saturday was 68 per cent — just short of the record in the last polls, 70.75 per cent. The high turnout split the opinion of political pundits. Some claimed it showed anti-incumbency; others said the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) campaign strategy of blitzkrieg rallies by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given it an advantage.

First Published: Sun, December 10 2017. 02:29 IST