Thursday, September 16, 2021
Thursday, September 16, 2021

NEWS

Old Video Shared With Misleading Context As “Ashraf Ghani Fleeing Afghanistan...

Video posts claiming “Ashraf Ghani fleeing Afghanistan as Taliban takes control over the country," are misleading. Video has been online since July, one month before the Taliban seized control of Kabul.
Viral Screenshot Claiming “CNN Praises Taliban For Wearing Masks During Attack” Is From A Satire Website

Viral Screenshot Claiming “CNN Praises Taliban For Wearing Masks During Attack”...

Posts claiming “CNN praises Taliban for wearing masks during attack” are false. Viral screenshot was first published on a satire website called BabylonBee.com.

POLITICS

Has The Entire Unit Of The Aam Aadmi Party In Gujarat...

Has The Entire Unit Of The Aam Aadmi Party In Gujarat Switched To The BJP? A post being shared widely claimed that the “Whole AAP Gujarat Unit Joined BJP Today”. Our research into this story proves otherwise.

Old Video Shared With Misleading Context As “Ashraf Ghani Fleeing Afghanistan...

Video posts claiming “Ashraf Ghani fleeing Afghanistan as Taliban takes control over the country," are misleading. Video has been online since July, one month before the Taliban seized control of Kabul.

VIRAL

Viral Video Of A “Dead Body” Dangling From A Helicopter In Afghanistan Is False:...

American evacuations from Afghanistan ended on 31st August 2021 but they left behind ammunition worth millions of dollars which is now under the control...

Has Indian Judge Dalveer Bhandari been elected the Chief Justice of the International Court...

Justice Dalveer Bhandari has not been appointed as Chief Justice of ICJ nor has India taken over the postion after 71 years of Great Britain holding it

Old Video Of Ajit Doval Shared With Misleading Context Of Taliban’s Capture Of Afghanistan

In the 1 minute and 28-second long video shared by multiple users, Doval can be heard saying,

RELIGION

Order On Prohibiting Karnataka HRCE Funds For Non-Hindu Religious Purposes Was Issued Before CM Basavaraj Took Office

Order On Prohibiting Karnataka HRCE Funds For Non-Hindu Religious Purposes Was Issued Before CM...

Muzrai minister KS Poojary did issue an order prohibiting Karnataka HRCE funds for non-Hindu religious purposes. But it was before CM Basavaraj began his tenure.
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.

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

Old Satire Video On McDonald’s Using Human Meat Resurfaced As Genuine News

Old Satire Video On McDonald’s Using Human Meat Resurfaced As Genuine...

McDonald’s doesn’t use human meat in their food. This claim originated from a satire website Huzlers.com.
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.

Coronavirus

US Supreme Court Has NOT Ruled That Vaccinated People Are Products Or Patented Goods

US Supreme Court Has NOT Ruled That Vaccinated People Are Products...

The US Supreme Court has not ruled that vaccinated people are products or patented goods. Nor do mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines alter the human genome.
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.

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LATEST ARTICLES

Viral Photo Of A Woman Coolie Wrongly Claimed To Be Of India’s First Female Porter

Social media posts claim Marawi to be the first female porter but our research shows this is misleading. Though Marawi works as a porter, she is not the first. Manju Devi from Rajasthan is working as a porter long before Marawi.

Has The Entire Unit Of The Aam Aadmi Party In Gujarat Switched To The BJP?

Has The Entire Unit Of The Aam Aadmi Party In Gujarat Switched To The BJP? A post being shared widely claimed that the “Whole AAP Gujarat Unit Joined BJP Today”. Our research into this story proves otherwise.

Old Video Of Ganesha Idol Shared Claiming It To Be This Year’s “Lalbaugcha Raja”

Amidst the festive spirit of Ganesha Chaturthi, an old video of unveiling of an idol went viral with a false claim to be this year's Lalbaugcha Raja.

Video Game Footage Shared By Indian Media Channels Claiming It To Be From Panjshir Valley.

Indian news channels reporting on developments in Panjshir valley- the last province fighting against the Taliban- aired videos claiming “Pakistani forces are helping the...

Viral Video Of A “Dead Body” Dangling From A Helicopter In Afghanistan Is False: FACT CHECK

American evacuations from Afghanistan ended on 31st August 2021 but they left behind ammunition worth millions of dollars which is now under the control...

Has Indian Judge Dalveer Bhandari been elected the Chief Justice of the International Court of Justice? No, reveals our Fact check

Justice Dalveer Bhandari has not been appointed as Chief Justice of ICJ nor has India taken over the postion after 71 years of Great Britain holding it