Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicFake news

Topic: fake news

HoaXposed: Anupam Kher tweets a barista’s ‘tribute’ to Sridevi, but video is from 2017

The video has been doing the rounds of the internet for around a year and a coffee chain from South Africa has even claimed...

The shaming of top media houses by Gulf News embarrasses India

Multiple media houses aired a video claiming that the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi said 'Jai Siya Ram' at a function in Abu Dhabi. 

Padmavati was the fake news of the medieval world

The cyberspace is now essential to the political management of memory, whether it is dubious historical claims about the Armenian genocide, or Hindu claims about the Taj Mahal.

Global Pulse: Czechs’ own Donald Trump, Weinstein and his silent enablers

Czechs are all set to elect a party headed by a billionaire who hates immigration.

Global Pulse: What unites the United States, Spain mulls ‘nuclear option’ against Catalonia

The one thing that unites Americans on the Left and the Right is, unfortunately, disgruntlement.

Gauri Lankesh murder: We are witnessing the battle for the second Republic of India

When fake news, alternative facts, trolling and vituperative abuse are now the new normal, public space is no longer for the faint-hearted.

HoaXposed: BJP Minister shares photo of Vietnamese Bridge claiming it’s in Chhattisgarh

The minister, who received praise for his 'achievement', later deleted the Facebook post

HoaXposed: Navbharat Times retweets phony building collapse video

The Navbharat Times official twitter has been caught retweeting a video that inaccurately claims to show a recent building collapse

ThePrint and SM Hoax Slayer announce lie-busting partnership

ThePrint is proud to announce its partnership with the overworked and bull's-eye lie-buster S M Hoax Slayer

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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