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The inscription of a man on a bicycle

Ancient Indians most likely did not predict the arrival of bicycle

The viral Tamil Nadu bicycle inscription is probably the handiwork of mischievous restoration.
World Cup

‘Jimmy Jimmy’ & ‘Sare Jahan Se Accha’ didn’t play at FIFA World Cup closing ceremony

The clip being shared on social media is from Moscow's International Military Music Festival which took place in August 2017.

HoaXposed: Image of a Shanghai bridge is being shared as bridge in Varanasi on Facebook, Twitter

FB post claims Modi govt has built a new bridge in Varanasi, using a photo of Nanpu bridge in Shanghai. A Facebook post has claimed...

Australian signboard with anti-Sharia elements is actually a road train warning sign

The image, shared by an Australian right-wing page, has received more than 1.4k reactions and 3,000 shares on Facebook New Delhi: An image of an...

Liquid thrown at Kaaba in viral Facebook video is petrol, not milk

The video, posted by Ritesh Mukhia, received more than 2,000 shares and was viewed by more than 51,000 users. New Delhi: A video of a...
Saudi car ban

Video tweeted by Tarek Fateh showing road rage between Saudi women is three years old

Fateh, Gaurav Pradhan tweeted road rage video saying it was the first fight on the day Saudi removed ban on women driving.
Kiren Rijiju's tweet

Kiren Rijiju tweets misleading video about football in India

A self-confessed football enthusiast, Rijiju tweets a video featuring a young boy from Brazil, claiming it’s from India.
The fake YouTube video

Video of ‘assault’ on Imran Khan is from a fall at campaign rally five years ago

The accident occurred as Khan slipped and fell 15 feet while a platform lift was carrying him up to the stage. He was immediately taken to hospital.
Mahesh Vikram Hegde's tweet.

Postcard News editor does it again, allegedly posts old photo of Yasin Malik arrest to claim crackdown on separatists

The image tweeted by Mahesh Vikram Hegde has received around 700 retweets and more than 1,600 likes.
The viral Facebook post

HoaXposed: No, Omar Abdullah did not threaten to end the Amarnath Yatra

Facebook post accusing Abdullah of making the threat shared over 27,000 times.

On Camera


The Finance Ministry at North Block in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Apple plans satellite features for iPhone that allow emergency calls

Apple has been working on satellite technology for years, with a team exploring the concept since at least 2017. However, the feature is unlikely to be ready before next year. an Francisco: Apple Inc.’s push to bring satellite capabilities to the iPhone will be focused on emergency situations, allowing users to send texts to first responders and report crashes in areas without cellular coverage. The company is developing at least two related emergency features that will rely on satellite networks, aiming to release them in future iPhones, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Apple has been working on satellite technology for years, with a team exploring the concept since at least 2017, Bloomberg has reported. Speculation that the next iPhone will have satellite capabilities ramped up this week after TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said the phone will probably work with spectrum owned by Globalstar Inc. That’s led to conjecture that the iPhone will become something akin to a satellite phone,...
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo | Bloomberg

RBI to penalise banks if ATMs run out of cash from 1 October

The scheme has been formulated over concerns of inconvenience caused to the public and to ensure that sufficient cash is available through ATMs, RBI said in a circular.


‘Will pull India into a vortex’ — why Delhi is unlikely to heed ‘Afghan demand for air support’

While no active military aid is being discussed, ‘benign support’ like maintenance of equipment, training and spare parts has been under discussion between India and Afghanistan.

Caste, ethnicity, religion – United colours of Indian hockey prove the game thrives in inclusivity

It's impossible to field an Indian hockey team that doesn’t reflect the diversity, the united colours, better than any other. Shows that a sport, or a nation, will prosper with growing inclusivity.
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