Won't Levy Charges On UPI Transactions, Confirms Union Finance Ministry
In a major relief to UPI users, the Union Finance Ministry confirmed not to levy any charges on UPI transactions in India. On the evening of August 21, the ministry tweeted, " There is no consideration in Govt to levy any charges for UPI services." The clarification came after there were rumours that UPI transactions will now be chargeable, imposed by the Modi-led government.
Tags: Union Finance Ministry, No Levy Charges, UPI Transactions, PM Modi Government, Rumours
Courtesy: India TV News
Google Rejects Reports Of Cloud Gaming Platform Stadia Shut Down
Earlier this week, rumors about Google Stadia's demise began to circulate. It caused quite a commotion in the gaming community. In response to rumors that the tech giant might shut down its cloud gaming service platform later in 2022, Google has publicly denied the accusations. The world's largest technology company Google said it is still "working on bringing more… read-more
Tags: Google, gaming platform, stadia, Tech giant, Rumours
Courtesy: DNA INDIA
3 Held For Spreading Inappropriate Rumours About Woman Professor: Karnataka
Three people have been arrested in Karnataka for spreading objectionable rumours about a woman professor. N Shashikumar, CP, Mangaluru, shared that a college correspondent, a physical education director, and a lecturer have been taken into custody by the Karnataka police for trying to malign a woman's image by spreading inappropriate rumors about her. More details would come out as the matter is under investigation.
Tags: Crime, Karnataka, Woman, arrested, Rumours
'Jersey' Release Postponed But Not Stream On OTT, Says Makers
The makers of Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur starrer ''Jersey'' dismissed the rumours of reports of OTT release of the film. Reportedly, the rumours were doing rounds on the internet since the makers cancelled the released date of the film for an indefinite time. The film was postponed due to the rising COVID-19 cases and ''new covid guidelines''. Earlier, it was scheduled to release on December 31.
Tags: Jersey, Covid-19, Rumours, OTT Release, theatre release
Courtesy: The Times of India
Centre Not Planning To Bring Back Farm Laws: Agriculture Minister
Dismissing the rumours, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Centre has no plan to bring back the contentious Farm Laws, on December 26. ''Congress is constantly trying to spread rumours to hide its failures, the farmers should be cautious of this,'' said Tomar. Earlier on December 25, the Congress had alleged that the government is trying to bring the laws back through the back door.
Tags: Farm Laws, Congress, Agriculture Minister, Centre, Rumours
Courtesy: United News of India
Media Always Publishes Fake Propaganda: Abdul Ghani Baradar
Amid the rumors of death on social media, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Taliban co-founder, issued an audio message on September 13 and allegedly confirmed that he is ''alive and well''. Earlier in many social media posts, it was being claimed that Baradar died following a shootout at the presidential palace with Haqqani Network's leader Anas Haqqani. ''Media always publishes fake propaganda,'' said Barabar in the… read-more
Tags: Taliban, Rumours, Death, Propaganda
Courtesy: Hindustan Times