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Fake police advisory warns about kidnapping scams in malls
The message has gone viral again and again with varying data and different city names.
By Md Mahfooz Alam Published on 1 April 2023 10:31 AM GMT
DPS Goa has not allowed bikini as school uniforms, parody post goes viral
The claim is false. The graphic was first posted by a satire account which subsequently went viral.
By Md Mahfooz Alam Published on 1 April 2023 10:19 AM GMT
This video shows traditional snacks being made, not fake cashews
A video of a snacks-manufacturing unit is circulating on social media with the claim that it shows fake cashews being made.
By Sunanda Naik Published on 31 March 2023 2:47 PM GMT
Should new mothers eat the placenta after giving birth?
A tweet advising new mothers to eat the placenta right after giving birth is doing the rounds on social media.
By Sunanda Naik Published on 31 March 2023 11:45 AM GMT
Can Rick Simpson Oil cure all types of cancers?
A post claiming a miraculous cure for cancer has gone viral on social media.
By Sunanda Naik Published on 31 March 2023 4:31 AM GMT
Viral video of 5 planets aligned in rare celestial event is not real
A video of a rare celestial event was shared by Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan on Instagram.
By Sunanda Naik Published on 30 March 2023 12:19 PM GMT
This image does not show Manmohan Singh touching Sonia Gandhi’s feet
The photo shows a representative touching the feet of Sonia Gandhi during the Indian Youth Congress’s national-level convention.
By Md Mahfooz Alam Published on 30 March 2023 11:16 AM GMT
Fake news alert: UPI transactions over Rs. 2000 will not attract 1.1% fee
NPCI clarified bank account-to-account UPI transactions will remain free for customers and merchants.
By Md Mahfooz Alam Published on 30 March 2023 5:46 AM GMT
Can copper bracelets control sugar levels?
An advertisement claims that blood sugar levels can be lowered by wearing a copper bracelet.
By Sunanda Naik Published on 30 March 2023 5:33 AM GMT
Pope Francis’ image wearing a puffer jacket is AI-generated
The image has been created by Artificial Intelligence (AI) using an art tool `Midjourney’.
By Md Mahfooz Alam Published on 30 March 2023 5:27 AM GMT
Copper magnetic bracelet won’t help in arthritis
Social media users are claiming a copper bracelet can help treat arthritis.
By Sunanda Naik Published on 30 March 2023 5:23 AM GMT
Video of Kurdish agitation passed off as pension reform protests against President Macron
The video shows a Kurdish protest in France in December 2022.
By Md Mahfooz Alam Published on 30 March 2023 3:01 AM GMT