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MADLSA denies rumours of meet on wage system

MADLSA denies rumours of meet on wage system

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has denied ‘rumours that have been spreading over the social media

Facebook's WhatsApp limits text forwards to 5 recipients to curb rumours

Facebook's WhatsApp limits text forwards to 5 recipients to curb rumours

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger service is globally limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in a bid to fight ‘misinformation and rumours’, company executives said on Monday.

Qatar denies rumours of sending message to Israeli PM's office

Qatar denies rumours of sending message to Israeli PM's office

Qatar has categorically denied recent reports based on rumours that Doha has sent an alleged message to the Israeli prime minister's office.

Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours

Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours

More than 20 people have been killed in similar incidents in India in the past two months.

Indian state cuts internet after three new lynchings

Indian state cuts internet after three new lynchings

The killings are just the latest in India to be sparked by false rumours of gangs of child kidnappers spreading like wildfire on WhatsApp in recent months.

Child kidnap rumours spark five more Indian mob attacks

Child kidnap rumours spark five more Indian mob attacks

The assaults in Gujarat, sparked by talk of hundreds of child kidnappers on the loose, are just the latest in a string of similar recent episodes in at least five Indian states.

Govt denies rumours of expelling Indian envoy

Govt denies rumours of expelling Indian envoy

Nepal has rubbished rumours of plans to expel Indian ambassador Ranjit Rae following the cancellation