The CP said the police department set up a special wing in police Commissionerate to identify the persons, who resort to spread fake news on Covid-19 in the district.
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar also issued notice to Facebook, Google and Twitter.
"Strict action will be taken against those spreading rumours and fake news."
Foreign nationals traveling from China within the past two weeks are currently banned from entering the US, and Trump said more countries could be added to the list.
The video was forwarded on the online messaging platform with a message that the old man was hit by the youth of a particular community in Delhi's Zafarabad for shouting Bharat Mata ki Jai.
Members of both the groups, however, do not wish to be named.
According to the study, presented at the 'Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems' in Canada, researchers were motivated to develop the tool by the proliferation of online posts.
Google News Labs teaching fellow Geetika Rustagi briefed the students about the tools required for a fact checker and also showed case studies of misinformation
While 29 per cent of the overall respondents disclosed that they received threats once in a year, 19 per cent of the respondents received threats several times a month.
Nizamabad: Google News Initiative conducted an awareness programme on fake news for the Mass Communication students, journalists and general public at Arts College, Telangana...
The Vice Chancellor has called a meeting of top University officials today to take stock of the situation and step up all security measures as a precautionary step.
The former US Secretary of State also praised Twitter's decision to ban all political ads worldwide.
"There's been a lot of work done on how the public processes and responds to fake news on social media in the context of politics, but very little research has been done on how fake news may affect brand trust," said study
Accounts coming from China seeking to sow discord among protesters in Hong Kong were closed down, as well as accounts amplifying a pro-Saudi message coming
WhatsApp had categorically said in the past that the government's demand to trace the origin of messages on its platform is not possible as it "undermines the privacy of the people".