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Monthly Archives: July, 2020

Viral Claim On Dr Valliyate, Chairman of PETA India Wearing Leather Accessories Is False

A tweet claims that Dr Manilal Valliyate, Chairman of PETA India wore a leather watch and shoes. The Twitter post by Siddharth Bakaria, member...

Old Video Of An Indian Band Playing Dhol In EU’s Folklore Festival Passed Off As Ram Mandir Celebration

A Twitter post attributes a video showing an Indian band playing dhol on the streets of Spain to celebrations of Ram Mandir being built...

False Claim of Scientist Khushboo Mirza Promoted To Director Of ISRO Goes Viral

A Facebook post claims that a scientist Kushbu Mirza has been promoted to the position of director at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)....

Message Claiming Bangalore’s Variar Bakery Employee To Be COVID-19 Positive Is Fake

A Whatsapp message claiming Bangalore’s Variar Bakery employee testing positive for COVID-19 has been widely circulating since last month. The message also lists ten...

Viral Video Of Massive Crowd Outside An OPD Is From Patna’s Mahavir Cancer Sansthan

A widely-shared video shows a massive crowd gathered outside what claims to be the OPD department of Victoria Hospital in Bangalore.  We found the above...

Couple Forced to Chant Jai Shri Ram In Himachal Pradesh Are Christians, Not Buddhists

A tweet claims that Buddhists were forced to chant Jai Shri Ram by a few goons.  The tweet was accompanied by a 30-second video...

Old Computer Generated Photograph Of Antarctica Shared As Image Taken From Space

An image tweeted on 18 July claims that the photograph of Antarctica in context was shot from space.  https://twitter.com/ZONEPHYSlCS/status/1284450903701872640?s=20 This claim was tweeted from the account...

India Today And The Tribune Published A Fictional Story As A Real Incident

A story shared on social media went viral when two leading media outlets published it as a real incident. The story is about a...

False Claim of a Baby With Three Eyes Born In Germany Goes Viral On Social Media

Claim  A Twitter post claims that a baby with three eyes was born in Germany. A short video in the post shows a baby with...

Fake Message Claims Government Is Giving Rs. 2000 As Relief Funds To Citizens

Claim  A Whatsapp message claims that the government is giving Rs.2000 as relief funds to all citizens. The message includes a link through which one...

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