WhatsApp unveils ‘tipline’ to tackle fake news

WhatsApp Tuesday unveiled its ‘Checkpoint Tipline’, where people can check the authenticity of information received as the messaging giant looks to crack down on fake news ahead of the general election in the country. “Launched by PROTO, an India-based media skilling startup, this tipline will help create a database of rumours to study misinformation during […]

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We will ‘remonetise’ what Modi ‘demonetised’

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the ‘Nyay’ scheme will remonetise what Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetised and asserted that his party’s anti-poverty programme has thrown the BJP into total disarray In an exclusive interview to PTI ahead of the 17th general election beginning April 11, Gandhi said the ‘Nyay’ scheme has the twin […]

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Snowfall, thundershower predicted in Himachal

Snowfall, thundershower predicted in Himachal The Meteorological Department has forecast snowfall and rain in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh on Friday and Saturday. Thundershowers have been predicted for the lower hill and plain areas, said the Meteorological Centre in Shimla. The maximum temperature in the state increased by 1 to 2 degrees Celsius in […]

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