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  • WhatsApp rejects India’s plea to trace origin of fake messages spreading rumours, cites privacy of users

    New Delhi: WhatsApp has rejected India’s demand for a solution to track the origin of messages on its platform, saying building traceability will undermine end-to-end encryption and affect privacy protection for users. Emphasising that people use its platform for all kinds of “sensitive conversations”, the Facebook-owned company said the focus is on educating people about misinformation.

  • Bhopal: Social media turns rife with spicy rumours

    Bhopal: Tuesday night became nightmare for a few, when they received messages about communal riots in Bhopal. People immediately called their family members to return home as soon as possible. By late night, WhatsApp and Facebook were flooded with posts about riots. Pictures of burnt cars, bleeding people, deployed police were all over social media. The forwarded messages included texts like Curfew wali Mata mandir being demolished, a boy’s throat

  • Nargis-Fakhri

    No plans to quit: Nargis Fakhri on leaving Bollywood

    Mumbai: Nargis Fakhri has shot down rumours claiming that she plans to leave the industry. The actress says these are all “baseless rumours” and has “no plans to quit”. Nargis on Thursday took to Twitter to share that she is looking forwrad to completeing her assignments in the US and will also start promoting her upcoming film “Banjo” in few weeks.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan assures of no interference in Purohit System

    Ujjain: Representatives of Brahmin organisations across the state met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at his residence on Sunday and demanded to clarify on the issue of appointing non-Brahmins as priests. CM Chouhan assured them they would not interfere in Purohit System.

  • Kareena Kapoor not pregnant!

    Kareena Kapoor Khan puts an end to the rumours of her expecting a baby.

  • Raj Kundra rubbishes rumours of trouble with wife Shilpa Shetty

    Businessman Raj Kundra has rebuffed the claims of ‘trouble in paradise’ in marriage with wife Shilpa Shetty. The 40-year-old co-owner of Super Fight League took to twitter to dismiss the claims that he has moved out of his family home in Juhu.

  • I don’t take link up rumours seriously: Athiya Shetty

    New Delhi: She may be just one year old in the film industry but Athiya Shetty has already set the gossip mills running with her link-up rumour, but the actress says such reports do not bother her.

  • Amiabh Bachchan attends the 60th birth anniversary and book launch of late actress Smita Patil's biography by Maithili Rao in Mumbai on Sunday.

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  • Hindus, Muslims come together for wedding in Bishada!

    Dadri (UP) : Shocked, shaken and deeply divided following the lynching of a man over beef eating rumours a fortnight ago, Bishada village near Dadri is turning a new leaf today with Hindus joining their Muslim brethren in making preparations for the wedding of two girls belonging to the minority community.

  • Will never quit Bishada, asserts Iqlakh’s family

    Dadri: Notwithstanding the lynching of Mohammed Iqlakh over rumours of eating beef, his family has no plans to permanently shift from Bishada where it has lived for five generations, his brother said today as the village held on to fragile peace.

  • Mullah Omar died of natural causes: son

    Islamabad : The Afghan Taliban’s founder Mullah Omar died of natural causes in his home country, his son has said in an attempt to quash the myriad rumours surrounding the warrior cleric’s mysterious death.

  • Here’s what Apple will launch today

    Mumbai : Apple’s annual event is going to a big bag of goodies for Apple lovers. The tech giant is all set to make announcements of new launches like the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, a set top box and a rumoured 13-inch iPad Pro. The new iOS 9 is also expected to be unveiled today.

  • Paris Hilton And Joe Fournier

    Paris Hilton sparks dating rumours with Joe Fournier

    Cannes : Socialite Paris Hilton has sparked rumours that she is dating multi-millionaire Joe Fournier after they were spotted getting cosy at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival.

  • ‘Why would Aditya Chopra listen to me?’

    It’s known that the release date of ‘Daawat-E-Ishq’ has been shifted to September 19 from September 5 as it was clashing with Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Mary Kom’ which is releasing on the same day. And now the film’s lead actress and Priyanka’s cousin, Parineeti Chopra, clarifies that she is not responsible for the change!

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