Aiswarya Sriram

Aiswarya Sriram is a budding multimedia journalist and is currently working for NewsMeter as a "Factcheck Freelancer". A graduate from Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (IIJNM) Bangalore, Aiswarya has earlier worked with The Logical Indian and has interned with Republic TV. Aiswarya, a Tamilian who was born and brought up in Mumbai, loves to do rural reporting. She has visited Byadgi Taluk of Karnataka, to write about the issues faced by chilli factory workers there, earlier in 2019. A craft enthusiast, Aiswarya also does quilling, painting and glass work. On her off-days, she loves to read crime-thrillers and watch anime. She primarily reports on civic issues, GHMC, human-interesting features, and fact-checking video stories.

    Aiswarya Sriram

    Fact Check: No, Indian Air Force jet was not shot down by Nepali forces
    Fact Check: No, Indian Air Force jet was not shot down by Nepali forces

    Hyderabad: A post is going viral claiming that Nepal shot down an Indian Air Force (IAF) jet for cross-border violation. 'Indian air force had...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 25 July 2020 8:57 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Amitabh Bachchan hasnt been tested negative for COVID-19
    Fact Check: Amitabh Bachchan hasn't been tested negative for COVID-19

    Hyderabad: Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek, daughter in law Aishwarya and granddaughter Aradhya were tested positive for COVID-19. All of them have ...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 24 July 2020 4:53 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Kerala 2019 notification offering jobs to Scheduled Caste Converted Christians goes viral again
    Fact Check: Kerala 2019 notification offering jobs to Scheduled Caste Converted Christians goes viral again

    Hyderabad: Under the '#भारत_का_भविष्य_खतरे_में' (Future of India under threat), a Kerala Gazette notification of August, 2019, states that it has 25...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 23 July 2020 11:00 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Meme being shared on social media stating Bill Gates tried to get patent of N95 mask
    Fact Check: Meme being shared on social media stating Bill Gates tried to get patent of N95 mask

    Hyderabad: All the countries are in the race to formulate a vaccine for Covid-19 and Oxford vaccine seems to be the frontrunner. A message is being...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 22 July 2020 12:26 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Viral video showing a Nepali man tonsured is an Indian by origin
    Fact Check: Viral video showing a Nepali man tonsured is an Indian by origin

    Hyderabad: Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli released a statement that God Ram was from Nepal and not from India. Amidst this controversy, a video...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 19 July 2020 9:45 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Has Google removed Palestine from Google Maps?
    Fact Check: Has Google removed Palestine from Google Maps?

    The claim that Google and Apple has removed Palestine from google maps is false, it was never a part of the map. Hyderabad: A claim has been going...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 18 July 2020 11:45 AM GMT


    Fact Check: National Geographic channel didnt buy a shark video for 1 million dollar
    Fact Check: National Geographic channel didn't buy a shark video for 1 million dollar

    Hyderabad: National Geographic a media house is known for its wildlife coverage. It hosts a variety of shows on its television channel and also...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 18 July 2020 2:50 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Hidden phishing codes are not shared with WhatsApp good morning messages
    Fact Check: Hidden phishing codes are not shared with WhatsApp 'good morning' messages

    Hyderabad: Sending 'Good Morning' and 'Good Night' messages has been a common practice with many since WhatsApp was introduced and now, there is a...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 17 July 2020 2:54 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Video claiming Italy discovered COVID-19 is bacteria not virus is misleading
    Fact Check: Video claiming Italy discovered COVID-19 is bacteria not virus is misleading

    Hyderabad: A video that is doing the rounds of WhatsApp claims that Italy defied WHO guidelines and conducted an autopsy of a COVID-19 patient. It has ...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 15 July 2020 4:33 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Viral video of Amitabh Bachchan praising Nanavati Hospital COVID warriors was released in April
    Fact Check: Viral video of Amitabh Bachchan praising Nanavati Hospital COVID warriors was released in April

    Hyderabad: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek, daughter-in-law Aishwarya and grand-daughter Aradhya were tested positive for...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 13 July 2020 6:48 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Does Srirangam temple has a statue of Chinese man stabbing a warrior?
    Fact Check: Does Srirangam temple has a statue of Chinese man stabbing a warrior?

    Hyderabad: After the recent India-China stand-off, India has recently banned 59 Chinese apps and both the nations are holding military-level talks on...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 11 July 2020 10:44 AM GMT


    Fact Check:  35YO Scientist Khusbhoo Mirza has not been appointed as director of ISRO.
    Fact Check: 35YO Scientist Khusbhoo Mirza has not been appointed as director of ISRO.

    Hyderabad: Image of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Scientist Khushboo Mirza is being shared with a viral message that she has been...

    By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on 10 July 2020 6:53 AM GMT


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