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Video of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dancing claims it was his last; Fact Check

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Indian bull Rakesh Jhunjhunwala passed away on August 14, 2022, after illness and cardiac arrest. On the occasion, a video claimed that it was his last video showing him dancing as life is uncertain despite huge wealth and money. See the Facebook video here: The video uploaded on twitter by one @Indiawanttoknow on August 15, 2021 had the caption that ...

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Wrong quote attributed to Ratan Tata again; Fact Check

Recently a post on industrialist Ratan Tata is making rounds with a quote attributed to him. It reads: “I don’t believe in taking right decisions, I take decisions, then make them right – Great lines by Ratan Tata.” It further advised, “So we should learn from these lines and make a template for us while doing anything in a right ...

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White supremacists behind sudden surge in Gamestop shares? Fact Check

The markets all over the world saw one of the worst nightmares when a smallcap Gamestop share reached its peak at 1600% higher close on the buying spree mounted by a Reddit group WallStreetBets. Aimed at hege funds, the group maneouvred to bring a steep valuation to the GameStop stock in New York Stock Exchange in the last week of ...

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Fact check: ‘Spoofed’ online banking message on nominee spreading

Banking scams are on rise in India with the latest one being when you add a beneficiary or nominee to your bank or fixed deposit account. An SMS message is received by many that says, “Dear customer, you recently added a nominee to your account XXXXX. You will be able to send funds to this nominee after 30 mins”. The ...

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Fact Check: No, Sony and its PlayStation never acquired by Microsoft as claimed on ‘Dec 28’

A Spanish website devoted to Hispanics has put out a breaking news on December 28, 2020 claiming that the global tech giant Microsoft has acquired the Japanese conglomerate Sony for $130 billion, including all its affiliated businesses and PlayStation as well. The headline read: “Microsoft acquires Sony with all its divisions, including PlayStation.” The article went on to describe the ...

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