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Fake Alert: No, Govt is not giving you 'Free Internet'; hoax generated via WhatsApp University

The Press Information Bureau did a fact check and therefore debunked the said claims and said that the information that is making rounds on WhatsApp is completely false. The government has not made any such claims ever. This is not the first time that the government needed to clarify such baseless messages.

Jun 01, 2021, 16:29 PM IST

REALITY CHECK of WhatsApp viral message claiming 777888999 number call will blast your mobile phone

A message is going viral on WhatsApp and other social media sites and it is creating a situation of panic among users.

May 17, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

Demonetisation: Such calls from 'Income Tax department' may be fake

Fraudsters have found one more ploy for cheating people and are using demonetisation as an opportunity and attempting to extract confidential information like bank details from common public.

Dec 09, 2016, 09:29 AM IST

How Jayalalithaa became Amma - Chennai-born Harvard student's Facebook post revealing unknown facts goes massively viral | MUST READ

J Jayalalithaa, Amma to millions, passed away on Monday night at 11:30 PM after battling for her life at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for nearly 75 days.

Dec 07, 2016, 13:21 PM IST

Airtel’s free 4G internet offer may be a ploy to steal your data

A WhatsApp message is doing rounds that Airtel is offering Unlimited 4G/ 3G data for 3 months. This is how it goes:

Dec 06, 2016, 16:49 PM IST

Love jihad message being circulated on Whatsapp in Gujarat goes viral

Provoking message of love jihad has got viral on Whatsapp.

Feb 10, 2016, 15:13 PM IST

Nine out of nine correct! Viral message on WhatsApp claims ICC 2015 World Cup is fixed

When the world's best teams congregate, there ought to be some predictions – who wins and how? Such predictions at times tend to sensationalise the very competition, often giving birth to wild assumptions like claiming the matches have been fixed.

Feb 20, 2015, 11:44 AM IST