Tag Archives: hoax

Day 13: Jayalalithaa Supporters Offer Prays, Throng Temples, Pierce Cheeks

As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals for the 13th day, no bulletin was issued and the administration is likely to inform the Madras High Court on Thursday to clear the doubts persisting all over. Despite restrictions outside the hospital, hundreds of AIADMK supporters have been seen outside along the road while many women ...

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Jayalalitha’s Blood Report Leak on Twitter Another Hoax?

Compounding the confusion about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s health condition, a new message with a visual has been posted on Twitter alleging that it was a leaked blood report of the ailing AIADMK leader. There is no immediate response from the Apollo Hospitals or the Tamil Nadu administration. Apparently retweeted, it said: “Allegedly leaked health report of #Jayalalithaa,” with a ...

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Hoax as Rajinikanth Died Forces Hurried Audio, Teaser Release Online

As rumours were spreading viral on the Internet about the ill health of Tamil star Rajinikanth who is holidaying in the US, the makers of his upcoming film ‘Kabali’ released the audio songs online directly without waiting for the planned mega launch earlier, while his family members denied any truth in such rumours. While the star was initially supposed to ...

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Celebrities Recollect How Talented was Manorama

Both Tamil and Telugu celebrities and film industry icons have expressed their condolences over the death of veteran actress Manorama and both Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, and the state Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa were in the forefront to praise the departed soul for her talent. The veteran Tamil and Telugu actress died in Chennai on Saturday after a frequent ...

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UFO Demystified as NASA Balloon in Australia but…

NASA’s Super Pressure Balloon journey over Victoria, Australia, causing spate of UFO sightings pic.twitter.com/y79leOAKua — The Daily Rupert (@TheMurdochTimes) April 25, 2015 For over half a century, the UFO phenomenon has been gripping the pulse of mankind and several UFO enthusiasts blame it on NASA for keeping things secret while the American space agency gleefully ups the ante keeping tight-lipped. ...

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#Putinisdead Hoax Goes Viral Though Russian President is Fine

Despite clarifications from the Kremlin that Russian President Vladimir Putin is fine healthwise, social media is agogue over the hashtag #putinisdead that has gone viral on twitter, while someone created a satire website titled “isputindead.com”. The trigger to death hoax of Putin came when the Kazakhstan government said his ill-health could have forced him to cancel a bilateral meeting. “It ...

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Is Homeopathy a Hoax Treatment? It’s Risky Too, says Australian Medical Council

In a startling rejection of homeopathy as a scientific treatment, Australian medical research body said it is not effective for treating any medical condition. The finding, based on a review of 225 research papers on homeopathy, was arrived at by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia which has also warned that “People who choose homeopathy may ...

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Is exercise hormone ‘irisin’ just a myth?

Humans cannot produce the “exercise hormone” irisin as reported by previous studies three years ago, said a new study. The hormone irisin, discovered three years ago, travels from muscle to fat tissue after exercise to tell fat cells to start burning energy instead of storing it. The finding ignited hope and press coverage that irisin could hold the key to ...

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Whitney Houston’s Daughter in Coma on 22nd Birthday; Father Denies Live TV Show Rumor on Her Last Days

Father of Bobbi Kristina, Bobby Brown has released a statement denying rumors that he is planning a reality TV show on his daughter’s hospitalization. Bobbi Kristina was hospitalized since she was unconscious in a bathtub similar to the fate that her mother Whitney Houston was found when she died of drug overuse three years ago. “There is no Brown family ...

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover on Mars a Big Hoax?

Just as NASA’s Apollo was brqanded a hoax by many physicists and critics, the current Curisoity rover gong around Mars surface and keeping enthusiasts on their toes about water, methane and possible life on Mars has led many to believe that it was a concocted story. Some conspiracy theorists have said that alients were on Mars and helping Curiosity to ...

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FaceBook Wakes up to Ban ‘Hoax’ News Stories but Allows ‘Satire’

Facebook Inc, which has introduced news features a year ago is realizing that news domain is not fair and often misused by “hoax” perpetrators spreading them like viral all over its massive 1.35-billion member-base of online social network. The company has announced that it will introduce a feature allowing Facebook users to flag a story as “purposefully fake or deceitful ...

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Hoax: ‘Dog Whisperer’ Cesar Millan’s Death Turns Out False

The celebrity death news often lead us to hoax mongerers as of late not a single known name escaped from the trend. The latest to join the victims was dogs trainer known as ‘Dog Whisperer’ Cesar Millan and the website which gained from the hoax was the popular Spanish news agency – ProcesoMX. The report picked up by many on Twitter and ...

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6 Reasons Why ‘Prince William Gives Up British Throne’ Story is Ridiculous, a Hoax

First it was Globe magazine which began the speculative story on Prince William “giving up the throne” despite Queen Elizabeth’s request, and then it was picked up and highlighted as if true by gullible other global media hoodwinking millions of fans of Kate Middleton, just to increase their readership. Soon another collider in the speculative stories picks up, adds value ...

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‘Prince William Gives Up British Throne’ – A Hoax Report in Globe Magazine Goes Viral; Here’s What Rules of Succession to British Throne Say?

Any story about the British Royals, Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, will go viral and if it is related to the former declining the throne, then it goes all the more viral beyond anybody’s expectations. Exactly, the same kind of a hoax report with speculation is doing rounds currently when Globe magazine reported boldly that Prince William has ...

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Lindsay Lohan, Tom Cruise Not Dating, No Truth in Rumours

Actress Lindsay Lohan has denied she’s secretly dating actor Tom Cruise, setting at rest rumours about the duo reportedly being swapped numbers in London recently, and have been meeting up since. But now Lohan’s representative said the rumours are “not true”, reports mirror.co.uk. A source had previously said: “Lindsay’s always had a major crush on Tom and was dying to run ...

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Earth to Experience Darkness for 6 Days Sourced to NASA Turns Hoax

A news item on satirical website that read “NASA Confirms Earth Will Experience 6 Days of Total Darkness in December” turned into a big hoax, though the story was going viral on social networking websites Twitter and Facebook. The story sourced to fake NASA tweet originated in website Huzlers.com, which was also known for its past hoax stories such as ...

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Fake MMS of Aryan, Nanda Goes Viral, Gets 2.4 Million Hits on YouTube

A video purportedly featuring Navya Nanda, granddaughter of Amitabh Bachchan and Aryan Khan, son of Shahrukh Khan in an intimate position at a night club in London went viral only to be proved fake later as the celebrity families remained tight-lipped over the video, titled “Aryan Khan And Navya Naveli Nanda Mms”. The duo Aryan and Navya who were spotted ...

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Ebola Zombies: Why Liberian Dead Victims’ Resurrection is a Hoax?

Liberian newspaper the New Dawn has reported that three Ebola victims who were dead came back to life just before their burial, fueling another angle of fear among the already panic-stricken villages in Liberia, a cruel joke to those who are suffering with the entire world just watching and paying lip sympathy. With the official numbers of the dead in ...

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Charlie Sheen’s Return to ‘Two and a Half Men’ a Hoax

Latest rumor that Charlie Sheen would return to “Two and a Half Men” soon was ruled out by producers who said they were not in talks nor considering the return of the actor ever again, Hollywood Reporter said quoting Nina Tassler, CBS Entertainment Chairman. TV Guide has recently reported that Sheen himself said that his manager and Warner Bros. Television ...

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