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YES Bank files complaint on fake news on fin health

YES Bank files complaint on fake news on fin health

"Yes Bank has lodged a complaint with Mumbai Police and Cyber Cell against the dissemination of fake news and spread of rumours about the...Read More

Instances of fake, paid news are disturbing: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Instances of fake, paid news are disturbing: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Cuttack (Odisha): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday raised the issue of fake and paid news and said that these instances are dist...Read More

Prasar Bharti slams Reuters for spreading ‘fake news’ about plastic ban on Gandhi Jayanti

Prasar Bharti slams Reuters for spreading ‘fake news’ about plastic ban on Gandhi Jayanti

In a series of tweets, Prasar Bharti rubbished a Reuters report which stated that the Modi government had planned to outlaw six items on ...Read More

Shehla Rashid booked for sedition over tweets on Kashmir situation

Shehla Rashid booked for sedition over tweets on Kashmir situation

Shehla Rashid has been charged with spreading "fake news" with the intention to "malign the image of Indian Army", said Police

FIR sought against Shehla Rashid over fake news by SC lawyer

FIR sought against Shehla Rashid over fake news by SC lawyer

Shehla Rashid had tweeted that, 'Armed forces are entering house at night, picking up boys, ransacking houses, deliberately spilling rati...Read More

JSPL quashes speculation of payment default, asserts it will deliver highest ever volumes of steel

JSPL quashes speculation of payment default, asserts it will deliver highest ever volumes of steel

Investors are advised to treat such news as fake news said Jindal Steel and Power Limited in a statement

With 'deepfakes', fake news hits new low

With 'deepfakes', fake news hits new low

As if the nuisance of fake news was not enough, the internet has now thrown up a new threat in the form of 'deepfake' news. Cyberexperts ...Read More

US government inaction allowed fake news to spread: Mark Zuckerberg

US government inaction allowed fake news to spread: Mark Zuckerberg

The CEO - who has himself been widely criticised for a lackluster response to fake news - also called on governments to further regulate ...Read More

Easter attacks aftermath: Five-year jail term for those caught spreading fake news in Sri Lanka

Easter attacks aftermath: Five-year jail term for those caught spreading fake news in Sri Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media,...Read More

Study to decode how WhatsApp fake news is influencing Indian voters

Study to decode how WhatsApp fake news is influencing Indian voters

New Delhi: The rampant misuse of social media platforms to spread fake news has been a global cause for concern, and now researchers are ...Read More

BJP hired youngsters to create fake news, troll opponents?

BJP hired youngsters to create fake news, troll opponents?

Mumbai: A former employee of an alleged Information Technology (IT) cell of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made shocking revelation...Read More

French envoy rejects reports of Pakistan pilots training on Rafale in France

French envoy rejects reports of Pakistan pilots training on Rafale in France

New Delhi: French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler on Thursday dismissed as “fake news” reports that a batch of Pakistani pilots were trained...Read More

1 in 2 Indians receiving fake news via Facebook, WhatsApp

1 in 2 Indians receiving fake news via Facebook, WhatsApp

New Delhi:  in the last 30 days and Facebook and WhatsApp are the platforms which are being used excessively to misinform the users.

WhatsApp tipline of no use for 2019 election

WhatsApp tipline of no use for 2019 election

New Delhi: WhatsApp’s “Checkpoint Tipline” service that was launched with much fanfare on April 2 to help users in India report fake news...Read More

WhatsApp launches service to combat fake news in India

WhatsApp launches service to combat fake news in India

New Delhi: WhatsApp on Tuesday launched a service in India where over 200 million users in the country can tip off fake news, misinformat...Read More

April Fools’ hoax stories may identify ‘fake news’

April Fools’ hoax stories may identify ‘fake news’

London: April Fools hoax stories could offer linguistic clues to spotting ‘fake news’ articles, say scientists who identified the similar...Read More

Vladimir Putin signs laws on curbing fake, offensive news

Vladimir Putin signs laws on curbing fake, offensive news

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law two set of bills aimed to ban and punish the spread of fake news that pose s...Read More

Fact checkers alone can’t curb fake news

Fact checkers alone can’t curb fake news

New Delhi: As the proliferation of disinformation on social media platforms has given rise to a new breed of fact checkers, their efforts...Read More

Can social media tame fake news?

Can social media tame fake news?

New Delhi: Major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are aware of the damage fake news can cause to the election process in ...Read More

Public warned against fake news

Public warned against fake news

Panaji: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has warned the public against fake news about non-resident Indians (NRIs) being allowed to...Read More

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