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Satirical Video Shared As Mick Jagger Predicting Future Of Internet In 1999

BOOM found the video is a satire made by comedian Michael Spicer, not an interview of singer Mick Jagger.

7 Aug 2022 5:51 pm
2018 Image Of Man Burning Tricolour Resurfaces With False RSS Link

BOOM found that the man in the photo M Prabhu burnt the tricolor as part of a protest demanding to set up a board on the Cauvery water management in April, 2018.

7 Aug 2022 5:28 pm
Afghanistan: A Year Of Taliban Takeover And Continued War On Human Rights

The UNAMA released a report on details of civilian casualties, restrictions on womens rights and freedom of speech, extrajudicial killings and ethnic minority persecutions in Afghanistan

7 Aug 2022 2:06 pm
Jagdeep Dhankar: All You Need To Know About The New Vice President

NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankar has become the new vice president of India winning 528 votes, while the Opposition candidate Margaret Alva won only 182 votes. Dhankar, who was previously the West Bengal governor, required 372 votes to win. President Droupadi Murmu congratulated him saying, Congratulations to Jagdeep Dhankhar on being elected the Vice President of India. The nation will benefit from your long and rich experience of public life. My best wishes for a productive and successful tenure.

6 Aug 2022 9:05 pm
Photo Of Kerala Bungalow Peddled With Fake Anti-Reservation Spin

BOOM was able to confirm from the former and current owners of the property in the viral photo are neither an NIT nor IIM alumni as being claimed.

6 Aug 2022 8:41 pm
How Is The Vice President Elected?

As we wait for the next Indian vice president to be elected, here's a look at how the elections happen

6 Aug 2022 1:17 pm
Why Is China Conducting Military Drill Near Taiwan After Pelosi Visit?

Here's a look at why Beijing is furious with the US and Taiwan and what to expect in the coming days.

6 Aug 2022 11:23 am
Old Video Viral As Canada PM Justin Trudeau Living Without Security

BOOM found that the video is from October 2015 when Justin Trudeau was not sworn in as the prime minister of Canada.

5 Aug 2022 8:35 pm
Twitter Risked Indian Market By Suing Govt: Elon Musk In Counter Claim

Twitter moved Karnataka HC on July 6 challenging the Centre's blocking orders against 39 tweets and accounts.

5 Aug 2022 6:59 pm
Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan Visit Had Computer Chips Connection. Here's How

Taiwan dominates the worlds supply of computer chips and Pelosi's visit was also about convincing TSMC to open a factory in the US.

5 Aug 2022 4:40 pm
Newspaper Clipping Claiming 2.8 Lakh Cr Loss In 5G Auction Is Fake

BOOM found that the Times Business' original headline said, 5G spectrum auctions earn Centre record 1.5 lakh cr and not a loss of 2.8 Lakh Cr as claimed

5 Aug 2022 4:07 pm
Justice UU Lalit: All You Need To Know About the 49th Chief Justice of India

Justice UU became the 6th judge and will be the second CJI to be directly elevated from the bar.

5 Aug 2022 1:01 pm
RBI Hikes Repo Rate To 5.4%; Curbing Inflation To Remain Focus

The RBI signalled further rate hikes saying it would continue its stance of withdrawal of accommodation

5 Aug 2022 12:57 pm
How Al-Qaeda Chief's Killing Exposed Rift In Taliban's Leadership

Al-Qaeda chief Al-Zawahiri was killed in Afghanistan's Kabul last weekend in a US drone strike.

5 Aug 2022 11:42 am