WhatsApp University: Jhakaas ya Bakwaas!

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By: Radio Nasha - HT Smartcast

Have you ever woken up to a WhatsApp message and said - Arre yaar? Or dreaded chai pe charcha because who will argue with that door-ke-mamaji over a news update he forwarded? Agar haan, then this podcast is made especially for you. Join, Radio ki Hiroini, Rohini from Radio Nasha and Executive Editor, Hindustan Times, Sachin Kalbag as they come together to verify if the information that has come through the week on WhatsApp University is Jhakaas ya Bakwaas!  This is a Radio Nasha production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.

Did countries start buying COVID-19 kits in 2017-18? | Does RT-PCR Tests Make Your Forehead Magnetic?
#49
Last Friday at 11:05 AM

In this episode Rohini and Sachin talks about viral Facebook posts sharing images of tables from a World Bank-linked website alongside the claim that they prove countries were purchasing Covid-19 test kits and will also talk about Multiple posts shared online in South Korea claim that taking a (PCR) test repeatedly for COVID-19 can make your forehead magnetic. Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


People who have received the vaccine can die in less than two years | Why Mumbai gets flooded?
#48
06/04/2021

In this episode, Rohini and Sachin talk about a famous French virologist claiming people who take vaccines can die within two years and will also talk about a viral WhatsApp forward about why Mumbai gets flooded. Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


Does Covid 19 vaccines cause deadly flu or common cold once administered ?
#47
05/28/2021

In this episode of WhatsApp University, Rohini & Sachin talks about numerous fake 'covin' registration sites operating online, fake admissions for Class 11 in Maharashtra, and clarify if covid 19 vaccines really cause deadly flu or common cold once administered. Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


Can vaccine cause impotence or infertility | Plasma Therapy proven ineffective
#46
05/21/2021

In this episode of WhatsApp University, Rohini & Sachin will talk about a social media post making rounds on the internet about vaccine can cause impotence or infertility, Is plasma therapy proven to be ineffective, and can squeezing lime juice in your nose increase oxygen levels? Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 Vaccine
#45
05/07/2021

Recently, we entered the third phase of vaccination and we all have several questions in our minds regarding the same, so in this episode of WhatsApp University Rohini and Sachin answered some doubts and questions, we asked the netizens regarding the vaccination process. Tune in to get all your questions answered!


#BonusEpisode | Everything you wanted to know about booking that vaccination slot with Rohan Joshi
#44
05/06/2021

In this episode, Rohini speaks with stand-up comedian Rohan Joshi post his vaccination. He gives us tips on how to book that evasive vaccination slot in Mumbai. Tune in to know more!


Remdesivir fraud | Can empty nebulizer be a substitute for oxygen cylinder ?
#43
04/30/2021

In this episode of WhatsApp University, Rohini & Sachin will talk about the viral video that is making the rounds of the internet about nebulizer can be used in place of an oxygen cylinder and can women get vaccinated during periods? Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


Does Camphor, lavang, ajwain & eucalyptus oil potli help increses oxygen level? | Has Police instructed petrol pumps to sell fuel only to colour-coded vehicles?
#42
04/23/2021

In This Episode of WhatsApp University, Rohini & Sachin will talk about Viral Bhayani's viral post about a covid cure and has the police instructed petrol pumps to sell fuel only to vehicles that have color-coded stickers?. Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


Has WHO warned of 50 thousand Covid-19 deaths by 15 April? | Is Central Railway filing complaint against overcrowding?
#41
04/16/2021

Has WHO warned of 50 thousand Covid-19 deaths by 15 April?, Information regarding the state board exams and Is Central Railway filing complaint against overcrowding? Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Hiroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to your WhatsApp this week.


Are kids more vulnerable to the 2nd strain of the covid19? | Will WhatsApp forward regarding covid19 updates will lead to police arrest?
#40
04/09/2021

Will the 2nd wave of covid19 be more harmful to kids? Will Whatsapp forwards regarding covid19 updates will lead to arrest? Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Hiroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to your WhatsApp this week.


39: Why the second wave of Covid-19 appears to be more deadly? | Did ICMR release a list of preventive measures for COVID-19?
#39
04/02/2021

Will second wave of Coronavirus be more deadly than first? Has ICMR asked people to take 21 measures to avoid COVID-19? Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Hiroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


38: Sonu Sood's photo featured on an airplane? | Should you wait for 8 weeks to get second dose of vaccine?
#38
03/26/2021

In This Episode of WhatsApp University, RJ Rohini & Comedian Daniel Fernandes will talk about the viral photo of Sonu Sood featured on a spicejet plane and whether we should wait for 8 weeks before taking second dose of COVID-19 vaccine  or not. Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


37: Mumbai local services suspended again due to Covid-19? | Can Covid vaccine cause infertility?
#37
03/19/2021

In This Episode of WhatsApp University, Rohini & Sachin will talk about the article regarding Mumbai local service getting cancelled and whether COVID-19 vaccine causes infertility or not. Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas! 

 


36: Did Canada express their gratitude by conducting a national flag rally in respect of India? | Will insurance premium go up if you don’t have vaccination proof?
#36
03/12/2021

A text message questioning the need of COVID-19 vaccination proof is getting viral and it claims that health insurance companies may insist to cover corona hospitalisation or hike premium for those not having a record of vaccination. Tune in to this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust the fake messages which went viral on WhatsApp last week.
 


No Mask can cost you a fine of ₹1,000/- in Mumbai? | One in 10 Covid patients die within months of leaving hospital?
#35
02/26/2021

In the wake of fake news and rumours over the Mumbai lockdown doing the rounds on social media, tune in to this episode to know about the fine for not wearing a mask in Mumbai and if recovered coronavirus patients  carry high risk after leaving hospital or not? Catch Rohini in conversation with Sachin as they bust all the fake forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


Is the dreaded second wave really here in Maharashtra? | Can Onion, Ginger, Garlic And Lemon tonic cure COVID-19?
#34
02/19/2021

Messages related to Coronavirus second wave is getting frequently forwarded and, thus, it's remedies are also getting viral yet again. Tune in to this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust the fake messages which went viral on WhatsApp last week.


What claims are getting viral about Covid vaccine? | Super bowl or Super spread?
#33
02/12/2021

A text message questioning the need of COVID-19 vaccines is getting viral and it misleadingly claims that the vaccines have no impact on coronavirus. Tune in to this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust the fake messages which went viral on WhatsApp last week.


Taj Hotel to gift 7-day living experience for free? | WhatsApp to charge reactivation money?
#32
02/05/2021

Valentine's week is around the corner and a WhatsApp message is doing the rounds about Taj Hotel giving a free 7-day stay experience. Is this true? If yes, how you can avail this? Tune in to this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


Will there be any legal action against rumour-makers about the corona vaccine? Old notes of ₹100, 10 and 5 to be demonetised?
#31
01/29/2021

In this episode of WhatsApp University, Rohini & Sachin will discuss if there's any law against rumour makers about the corona vaccine and will also confer if there's any truth to the messages circulating about the demonetisation of currency notes of Rs 100, 10 and 5. Tune in to this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


Will a COVID-19 vaccine be needed every year? | Coca-Cola Company denied launching any ‘Support Farmers’ Bottles
#30
01/22/2021

In This Episode of Whatsapp University, Rohini & Sachin will talk about how many shots one has to get of the COVID-19 vaccine and will also throw some light on the fake images that are going viral claiming Coca Cola's support to farmers. Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


Do Covid vaccines change human DNA? | Do WhatsApp update affect privacy of messages?
#29
01/15/2021

In this episode of WhatsApp University, Rohini & Sachin will talk about the controversial WhatsApp policy update and will also address the news of Covid vaccine changing Human DNA.  Tune in to this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


Question mark on phase-3 trails? Is Co-WIN app for Covid-19 vaccine launched?
#28
01/08/2021

In This Episode of Whatsapp University, Rohini & Sachin will talk about Atul Khatri's tweet about the Phase-3 trails and will also discuss details on the Co-Win app for vaccine registration. Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


Is OTP required for vaccine registration? Is Pfizer vaccine has been made in China?
#27
01/01/2021

If someone calls you and ask for vaccine registration, don't entertain; Image Viral as ‘Made in China’ Pfizer COVID Vape Vaccine is a Hoax. Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Hiroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


Nurse faints or dies after the COVID vaccine shot? Are COVID vaccines trustworthy?
#26
12/25/2020

Did the US Nurse faint or die after being given the COVID vaccine shot? Can we even trust the COVID vaccine? Tune in to this episode as well-known Radio & Podcast Host Hirshi Kay joins Radio ki Hiroini- Rohini to bust all the forwards that came to you on WhatsApp this week.


Night Curfew on New Year's Eve in Mumbai? Has US declared 19 February as ‘World Chhatrapati Day.’ ?
#25
12/18/2020

A fake $100 note with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s image is being circulated on social media with a false claim that the United States has declared 19 February as ‘World Chhatrapati Day'. Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Hiroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to your WhatsApp this week


Bharat bandh ground report | Anil Vij tests postive afte vaccine shot | What is happening in Eluru?
#24
12/11/2020

In this episode of Whatsapp University, Rohini & Sachin will talk about Bharat Bandh and WhatsApp about it, Anil Vij who has been tested positive, days after taking trial Covid-19 vaccine shot and Eluru town which has been hit by new mysterious 'Javid' disease.  Tune in to know whether the news was Jhakaas or Bakwaas!


Will Schools Remain Shut Till 31 Dec? Did Donald Trump Cry After Losing US Election
#23
12/04/2020

A graphic claim that the Home Ministry has directed schools to remain shut till 31 Dec went viral on the internet and a picture has been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Twitter claim that US President Donald Trump "crying in public" after he lost the 2020 US presidential election. Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Hiroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


EC to Deduct Rs 350 From Bank Accounts of Voters ? Indian Railways to Stop Operating Trains From Dec 1?
#22
11/27/2020

EC to Deduct Rs 350 From Bank Accounts of Voters who defied to vote in 2024 elections? Indian Railways to Stop Operating Trains From December 1? Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Hiroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


Does India have a corona vaccine yet? | Was Rohit Sharma's image displayed on Burj Khalifa?
#21
11/20/2020

Is there an app to register yourself for Covid vaccine? How Mumbai Indian's IPL win was celebrated in Dubai? Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Hiroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


13.11.2020 | Why people wrote 'Go Back Modi'? | How deep fake videos affect election?
#20
11/13/2020

Why people wrote 'Go Back Modi'? Who were the conspirators behind this incident? How deep fake videos affect the election? What were the warnings issued by universities of America? Tune into this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


06.11.2020 | Interesting Truth behind PV Sindhu's Retirement | Reality behind Veteran Actor Dev Anand's Death?
#19
11/06/2020

Who gave birth to the rumors of PV Sindhu's retirement? What's the reality behind veteran actor Dev Anand's death? Tune into this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


30.10.2020 | Ban on firecrackers during Diwali? | Covid-19, a pandemic or not?
#18
10/30/2020

Ban on Firecrackers during Diwali? Will the firecracker increase the risk of Covid? COVID-19, a pandemic or not? Tune into this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


23.10.2020 | Can a WhatApp video hack your phone? | Willl Maharashtra police provide vehicle support to women?
#17
10/23/2020

Can a WhatsApp video hack your phone? How India is flattening the Covid curve? Will Maharashtra police provide a vehicle to women travelling late at night? Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Heroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


18.10.2020 | Truth of Ventilator and Trump's relation | How to measure trueness of an image? Are Indians immune to Corona Virus?
#16
10/18/2020

Kya ventilator pr the Donald Trump? Kaise pta lagaein ki photo asali hai ya photoshopped? Kya corona se immune hai India? Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Heroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


09.10.2020 | Donald Trump's tweet politically driven? | Is Corona a foreign imported disease?
#15
10/09/2020

Kya politically driven hai Donald Trump ka tweet? Kya hai ventilator ka sach? Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Heroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


02.10.2020 | Last day of coronavirus? | Coffee/Green Tea to cure Covid-19?
#14
10/02/2020

Kab khatam hoga coronavirus? Kya keh rahi hai ye bhavishyavani? Aakhir kaise kam hoga Corona ka impact? Tune in to this episode as Sachin Kalbag and Radio ki Heroini - Rohini will bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


25.09.2020 | Covid prevention tips, is the doctor from Nanavati hospital ? | Another Lockdown ?
#13
09/25/2020

Kya viral COVID prevention tips Nanavati hospital ke doctor ki hai? Kya ek aur lockdown hone wala hai? Tune in to this episode as we welcome back Sachin on the show. Tune in to bust all the news you received this week on your WhatsApp.


18.09.2020 | Tounge exercise to prevent Alzheimer? | Sudha Murthy selling vegetables?
#12
09/18/2020

Kya tongue exercise karne se nahi hote Alzheimer? Does Sudha Murthy go to Raghavendra Swamy temple every year to send vegetables? Tune in to this episode as stand-up comedian Aashish Shakya joins Radio ki Heroini - Rohini to bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


11.09.2020 | Schools in India to Be Reopened? | Good Morning texts contains virus?
#11
09/11/2020

Schools in India to Be Reopened in a Phased Manner From September 21? Kya Good Morning wish karne se hoga apka phone hack? Tune in to this episode as stand-up comedian Sorabh Pant joins Radio ki Hiroini- Rohini to bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.


04.09.2020 | Ranveer Singh And Deepika Padukone with Dawood Ibrahim? | Are masks unsafe to wear?
#10
09/04/2020

Kya Ranveer or Deepika ki party mei maujood tha Dawood Ibrahim? Kya WHO ne mask ko unsafe bataya hai? Tune in to this episode as Rohini & Sachin bust all the forwards that came to you WhatsApp this week.