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FAKE NEWS ALERT: Groom who brought laptop to his wedding was not working

NEW DELHI: Work from home is the new normal around the globe amid the Covid pandemic but an Indian groom has garnered a lot of attention as he was spotted using a laptop at his wedding while the guests wait. Couples in the second most populous state, who seem determined to get hitched amid all the restrictions, started doing things

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FAKE NEWS ALERT: No crude oil reserves found during water bore drilling in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Residents of Sector H/13 neighborhood were left pleasantly surprised after finding oil reserves during the groundwater bore drilling process in the country’s federal capital. Local news channels, which are currently flooded with fake and unconfirmed news, owing to the crazy TRPs indicated that crude oil reserves have been found after which dozens of residents in adjourning neighborhoods started drilling

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Pakistan’s largest newspaper Dawn censors name of a Student Union on banners in NLE protest

LAHORE: In another censorship in Pakistani media, Dawn newspaper, ‘Pakistan’s only news outlet with editorial policy’, blurred the banners of Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba students who joined flocks of medical students against the cancellation of the NLE exam in Pakistan. Country’s oldest yet most prestigious newspaper, which cited that freedom of expression in the South Asian country has shrunk, censored the name

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Fact Check: Werewolf in Pakistan?

LAHORE: A viral clip of a ‘werewolf’, who can be seen lying down with blood on body parts while panting, is taking social media in Pakistan by storm. The short clip is being shared widely on social media platforms other than WhatsApp private groups with different stories attributed to it. Despite the terror and shock caused by the graphic images

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WATCH – Did Donald Trump actually wear his pants backwards? Here’s all you need to know

WASHINGTON: Former US President Donald Trump has a long history of being gaffe-prone and this time it’s the trousers of a Republican leader which appeared to have no zipper and it seemed like he was wearing it backwards. The two times impeached leader Saturday bashed incumbent president Joe Biden but at the end of the night, his talking wasn’t what

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Fact Check: Viral video showing crocodile ambush whimpering dog in Pakistan’s Hub Dam is FAKE

A gruesome clip purporting to show a crocodile attacking a whimpering dog is being shared on different social sites and WhatsApp groups with a message that the incident occurred in the Hub Dam – a reservoir in southeastern Balochistan. Initially, OtherNews was not been able to ascertain where exactly the clip is from as the caption with the viral video

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All vaccinated people will NOT die in Two years – Fake news busted

Myths and inanity attitude about the Covid vaccine are still the leading things that keep masses from pursuing the shot despite repeated state-run campaigns. As the South Asian country failed to inoculate masses, self-created phony myths are among the leading factors that stemmed the halt amid continuous efforts. The misinformation not affected Pakistan alone but it can be found in

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‘We do not manufacture naras’ – MTJ dismisses Rs550 apiece drawstring accusations

LAHORE – Pakistani Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel who launched his fashion brand MTJ earlier this year has been recently come under fire for allegedly selling a single piece of drawstrings at a price of Rs550. Screenshots of the doctored image started have been circulating on different social media platforms since the brand’s first flagship store opened in Karachi this

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Fake News: Punjab Police Respond after Viral Video Alleges Removal of Detainee’s Nails

LAHORE – Punjab police, known for severe custodial tortures which had come to light over the years, have developed an unsavoury reputation in public. Recently, a clip of Punjab police allegedly torturing a young man is making rounds on social media in which a number of low-ranked personnel can be seen publicly denailing [ extracting the nails from the fingers]

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Fact Check: Fake News of Misprinted iPhone 11 makes it a collector’s item

TOKYO: In another case of misreporting in the tech world, several technology publications claimed that the Apple iPhone 11 with an extremely misaligned logo had apparently increased its price and sold it for $2,700. The facts stated otherwise as it all started when a Japanese man who has been struggling to sell a misprinted Apple device flooded with attractive offers

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