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  • WB refuses to mediate in India- Pakistan water sharing agreement
  • NTPC Group achieves over 100 BUs of cumulative generation in the current financial year
  • Plane accident : Puri announces compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to families of those killed
  • Need to focus on interests of river cities by merging urban planning with river management: DG NMCG
  • Wait for investigation by DGCA, revelations available from black box for cause of plane crash : Puri
  • COVID-19: Life remains crippled due to lockdown in Kashmir
  • Davinder case: NIA conduct raids in Srinagar, few other places in Kashmir
  • G C Murmu takes charge as CAG of India
  • Rain fury: Flood-like situation throws life out of gear in Karnataka
  • Odisha reports 12 more Covid deaths,Tally surges to 44,193 with 1643 new cases
  • COVID-19 claims senior politician, six-time LS member Nandi Yellaiah
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa to be sworn in as Prime Minister on Aug 9
  • Courts could meddle with decisions of legislature when decisions violates constitution : Ramakrishnudu
  • Kerala plane accident: Air India, Air India Express blacken their logos on social media
  • Flight Accident : AI CMD, Air India express CEO reaches Calicut, 17, including two pilots dead

Intl Blockchain Congress creates largest Blockchain event in Asia

Hyderabad, Aug 4 (UNI) The inaugural edition of the International Blockchain Congress in India was successfully organized on Friday and Saturday at HICC, here.

The event was poised to be the largest confluence of regulators, industry experts, and technology innovators and will be the first of many efforts to transform India into a global blockchain powerhouse and created a stir by being recognised as the largest in Asia, and also trended on Twitter for two days.

The two-day edition witnessed a staggering 3000+ registered attendees and it will now move to Goa for the last day of the Congress.

Hosted in in collaboration with NITI Aayog, and the governments of Telangana and Goa, and Nucleus Vision, the International Blockchain Congress is aimed at bringing thought-provoking conversations on blockchain for next-generation services, developing blockchain applications and blockchain technologies for government and put in place regulations and guidelines.

The first edition of the conference was addressed by distinguished guests such as Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO Niti Aayog, Mr K T Rama Rao, IT Minister, State of Telangana, Mr Rohan Khaunte, IT Secretary, Goa, Mr. CP Gurnani, CEO Tech Mahindra, Tim Draper, Founder of DFJ Ventures, Min Kim, CEO of ICON Foundation, Mr Ted Lin, Binance, Mr. Ian Balina, Global Community Influencer, and many others.

With over 12 key notes, 80+ speakers, 3000+ participants, the Congress witnessed tremendous enthusiasm and created a lot of buzz. All those who attended the congress appreciated the proactive interaction between government regulators, industry leaders and start up innovators. The industry leaders commented that this event bridges an important chasm and next year a much larger audience would turn up for the congress.

The conference was organized with an objective of bringing leaders, innovators and regulators together under one roof, to share their expertise and innovations, and create a collaborative environment as well as build a strong community. It also gives attendees an opportunity to gain expertise, learn and understand the tools, new challenges and solutions for creative ideas and strategies through series of interactive session, panel discussion and B2B engagement opportunities to be held by industry experts.
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