Sunanda Naik

Sunanda is veracious Fact-Checker at Newsmeter. She enjoys busting fake new around her. As a journalist, she feels it is her responsibility that only right information reaches out people.

    Sunanda Naik

    Is Monkeypox a Sexually Transmitted Infection?
    Is Monkeypox a Sexually Transmitted Infection?

    Monkeypox has been around since 1958. World Health Organization declared monkeypox a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in July 22.

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 13 Aug 2022 6:00 AM GMT


    War visuals are from video game, not Chinas attack on Taiwan
    War visuals are from video game, not China's attack on Taiwan

    Social media users are sharing visuals claiming China attacked Taiwan recently. In the video, one can see tanks firing shells and helicopters hovering ...

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 12 Aug 2022 3:34 PM GMT


    Monkeypox is not airborne virus; viral claims are misleading
    Monkeypox is not airborne virus; viral claims are misleading

    Social media users are claiming that ‘Monkeypox is an airborne virus'.

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 12 Aug 2022 12:16 PM GMT


    Gummies can boost metabolism, not reduce weight
    Gummies can boost metabolism, not reduce weight

    Social media users are claiming that having 2 weight loss gummies a day will help shed pounds in just 8 weeks without any workout.

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 12 Aug 2022 6:38 AM GMT


    Applying ginger oil to belly will not reduce fat; viral claims are false
    Applying ginger oil to belly will not reduce fat; viral claims are false

    A video claiming that the use of ginger oil on belly button would reduce fat and helps in weight loss is being widely shared on social media.

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 9 Aug 2022 8:30 AM GMT


    Drinking coffee with lemon juice will not help you lose weight in a week
    Drinking coffee with lemon juice will not help you lose weight in a week

    Social media users are sharing a video that claims that adding lemon juice to coffee helps lose weight.

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 8 Aug 2022 6:54 AM GMT


    CGI animated video passed off real UFO sighting
    CGI animated video passed off real UFO sighting

    A video of UFO sighting is being circulated widely on social media. Users caption it ‘Unknown Location #UFO’.

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 6 Aug 2022 5:15 AM GMT


    No mermaid at Damarcharla in river Musi, CGI video shared with false claim
    No mermaid at Damarcharla in river Musi, CGI video shared with false claim

    A video of a mermaid sitting near a bridge on the banks of a river is being widely shared on social media. It is being claimed that the mermaid was...

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 30 July 2022 10:30 AM GMT


    Goa restaurant owned by Smriti Iranis daughter does not serve beef tongue
    Goa restaurant owned by Smriti Irani's daughter does not serve beef tongue

    A photo of a restaurant menu is doing the rounds of social media with the claim that it serves beef tongue. It is being claimed that the menu card...

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 29 July 2022 10:11 AM GMT


    Viral video of PM Modi ignoring former prez is edited
    Viral video of PM Modi ignoring former prez is edited

    A video of PM Narendra Modi purportedly ignoring former president Ram Nath Kovind is rolling over social media. Users claim that Modi disrespected...

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 26 July 2022 5:30 AM GMT


    Video from Kolkata-Deaoghar flight shared as IndiGo Sharjah-Hyderabad flight that suffered a glitch
    Video from Kolkata-Deaoghar flight shared as IndiGo Sharjah-Hyderabad flight that suffered a glitch

    This video does not show passengers on board IndiGo's Sharjah-Hyd flight that suffered a glitch

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 18 July 2022 1:05 PM GMT


    Old landslide video of Mizoram passed off as Andhra avalanche
    Old landslide video of Mizoram passed off as Andhra avalanche

    A video of a landslide was telecast by G24TV News on July 14 claiming that the incident took place on Kurnool- Srisailam road.

    By Sunanda Naik  Published on 18 July 2022 6:02 AM GMT


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