Covid Domicilary Care Centres are government-run institutions to home asymptomatic COVID patients who lack the facilities including separate room and latrine at home to isolate themselves.
Greater Chennai Corporation officials have claimed that the civic body is very active on all social media platforms and have dedicated control rooms to attend Covid-related distress calls.
The Police will take cases suo motu against those spreading fake news regarding Covid- 19 and lockdown, Ernakulam rural SP K Karthick told TNIE.
There is a lot of inauthentic and unscientific stuff being propagated by some people about COVID-19 through social media.
The other accused, who is a teenager, shared falsified news content in a group on instant messaging platform WhatsApp.
In order to check the spread of fake news on social media and following observations of the Supreme Court, PIB had set up a dedicated unit to bust rumours getting viral on social media.
The fake circular also announced that the dates of results for Classes 12 and 10 exams will be 11 and 13 July respectively. However, the results are tentatively expected on July 15.
Sanaa Seif, of Egypt's most well-known family of activists, was arrested in June last year, and was accused by prosecutors of broadcasting fake news and rumours.
Fake news has also stared pouring in all over social media, now more than ever. It is hard for the users to sift fact from fiction.
The Editors Guild of India said since the report was made public, several of those named in the report have denied any involvement in its drafting.
The PR department is also using "news media monitoring and sentiment application" for monitoring and analysis of the news coming from across the state.
The Chief Minister also directed the authorities to take action against malicious propaganda upon identifying the culprits behind spreading false information.
A Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh said that a new bench will be designated for hearing the petitions.
The regulations require messaging platforms to enable the ‘traceability’ feature so that senders of mischievous messages could be identified.
The PIL said that fake news is the root cause of many riots and bogus accounts are used to promote casteism and communalism.