Friday, July 23, 2021
Friday, July 23, 2021

NEWS

Viral Landslide Video Attributed To Cloudburst In Dharamshala Is Actually From Japan’s Atami City

Viral Landslide Video Attributed To Cloudburst In Dharamshala Is Actually From...

Viral video shows landslides triggered by heavy rains in Japan's Atami City, not a cloudburst in Dharamshala.

POLITICS

Image Of Old Inmate In Uttar Pradesh’s Etah District’s Hospital Falsely Attributed To Father Stan Swamy

Image Of Old Inmate In Uttar Pradesh’s Etah District’s Hospital Falsely...

The image in context is of inmate Baburam Balwan Singh at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah district.

VIRAL

Taiwan’s Mazu Pilgrimage Video Falsely Attributed To ‘Victory Celebration In Italy’

Taiwan’s Mazu Pilgrimage Video Falsely Attributed To ‘Victory Celebration In Italy’

The video of firecrackers lit on a street is from Taiwan's Mazu pilgrimage. Online users falsely attributed it to ‘victory celebration in Italy’.
State Government’s Do Not Levy 55% Tax on LPG Cylinders, Viral Message Is False

State Government’s Do Not Levy 55% Tax on LPG Cylinders, Viral Message Is False

GST of 5% is levied on the domestic LPG cylinders and no State imposes a 55% tax on it.
Viral Landslide Video Attributed To Cloudburst In Dharamshala Is Actually From Japan’s Atami City

Viral Landslide Video Attributed To Cloudburst In Dharamshala Is Actually From Japan’s Atami City

Viral video shows landslides triggered by heavy rains in Japan's Atami City, not a cloudburst in Dharamshala.

RELIGION

Viral Video With Claim On Bharuch Police Arresting Siraj Mohd Anwar In Relation To Delhi Riots Is Misleading

Viral Video With Claim On Bharuch Police Arresting Siraj Mohd Anwar In Relation To...

The arrests in the viral video were made by Ahmedabad Crime Branch and are not related to the Delhi riots.
Video Of Man Striking A Statue In Algeria Falsely Shared As “Migrant Muslim Destroying A Statue In Italy

Video Of Man Striking A Statue In Algeria Falsely Shared As “Migrant Muslim Destroying...

Though the video is real, the incident took place in Setif, Algeria.
Viral Audio Clip Criticising Protests Against CAA Falsely Attributed To Lawyer Harish Salve

Viral Audio Clip Criticising Protests Against CAA Falsely Attributed To Lawyer Harish Salve

The viral audio clip criticising protests against the CAA has been falsely attributed to lawyer Harish Salve. Clip was made by Janam TV COO, Suresh Kochattil.

Fact Check

Science & Technology

Video Of Man Holding A Circuit Board With COV-19 Inscribed Is Not For A 5G Mast

A London-based documentary maker created this video in an attempt to show how easy it is to start a conspiracy theory.

Claims on 5G Testing Radiation Being The Cause Of India’s Second COVID-19 Wave Are False

Claims on 5G testing radiation being the cause of India’s second COVID-19 wave are false. These claims are unsubstantiated and lack scientific evidence.

Fake Image Of COVID-19 ‘Vaporizer’ Vaccine Goes Viral With Pfizer’s Logo And ‘Made in China’ Tag

Days after Pfizer rolled out its injectable COVID-19 vaccine, several Twitter users shared a claim suggesting that the pharma company issued a ‘vape vaccine’....

Recent Claim On ICMR And Bharat Biotech Using FBS To Produce COVID-19 Vaccine Is Misleading

An image shared by a Twitter user claims that pregnant cows are slaughtered to produce COVID-19 vaccine. This is done to extract Fetal Bovine...

COVID-19 Vaccine

Health & Wellness

Viral Message Claiming “All Vaccinated People Will Die Within 2 Years” Lacks Evidence

Viral Message Claiming “All Vaccinated People Will Die Within 2 Years”...

Luc Montagnier did not comment that vaccinated people will die within 2 years.
Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin NOT Approved For Children Above 12 Years, It’s In Trial Stage

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin NOT Approved For Children Above 12 Years, It’s...

“India’s drug regulator has given Bharat Biotech the permission to conduct clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, on children between the age of 2 and 18."

Coronavirus

Image Of Unmasked Tourists Violating Physical Distancing Norms Is From Uttarakhand’s Kempty Falls, Not Delhi

Image Of Unmasked Tourists Violating Physical Distancing Norms Is From Uttarakhand’s...

DM Ashish Srivastava has capped the tourist limit to 50 at Kempty Falls with other rules to be followed.
COVID-19 Vaccines Don’t Give People Magnetic Power, False Claims Viral Online

COVID-19 Vaccines Don’t Give People Magnetic Power, False Claims Viral Online

There is no scientific evidence to support the claim on COVID-19 vaccines giving people magnetic power.

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LATEST ARTICLES

Taiwan’s Mazu Pilgrimage Video Falsely Attributed To ‘Victory Celebration In Italy’

The video of firecrackers lit on a street is from Taiwan's Mazu pilgrimage. Online users falsely attributed it to ‘victory celebration in Italy’.

State Government’s Do Not Levy 55% Tax on LPG Cylinders, Viral Message Is False

GST of 5% is levied on the domestic LPG cylinders and no State imposes a 55% tax on it.

Weekly Wrap: A Look At The Different Claims Viral In India

Read top debunks of false and misleading news of the week in five minutes.

Viral Landslide Video Attributed To Cloudburst In Dharamshala Is Actually From Japan’s Atami City

Viral video shows landslides triggered by heavy rains in Japan's Atami City, not a cloudburst in Dharamshala.

Image Of Unmasked Tourists Violating Physical Distancing Norms Is From Uttarakhand’s Kempty Falls, Not Delhi

DM Ashish Srivastava has capped the tourist limit to 50 at Kempty Falls with other rules to be followed.