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Dont try Nyquil chicken challenge, it could be fatal
Don't try 'Nyquil chicken challenge,' it could be fatal

A new social media video challenge has people cooking chicken with NyQuil, a cold and flu medicine. “NyQuil chicken” has become the latest TikTok...

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 4 Oct 2022 1:48 PM GMT


Did Naseeruddin Shah advocate violence through Manglesh Dabrals poem?
Did Naseeruddin Shah advocate violence through Manglesh Dabral's poem?

The poet’s desire is for the Hindi alphabet to symbolise good things but it symbolises the opposite.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 4 Oct 2022 1:30 PM GMT


Can doing Shankha Mudra every day increase your height?
Can doing 'Shankha Mudra' every day increase your height?

An Instagram post claims that doing a mudra—gripping the right thumb with all four fingers of your left hand and then touching the left thumb to the...

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 4 Oct 2022 10:45 AM GMT


Morphed image shows a photographer lying on ground to take Modis photo
Morphed image shows a photographer lying on ground to take Modi's photo

In the photo, Mr. Modi can be seen paying tributes, with folded hands, and the photographer taking his picture while lying on the ground.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 4 Oct 2022 10:33 AM GMT


Morphed graphic shows Rahul Gandhi as most popular leader
Morphed graphic shows Rahul Gandhi as most popular leader

A graphic allegedly comparing the popularity of various political leaders is doing the rounds on social media.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 3 Oct 2022 11:28 AM GMT


Fake News alert: PM Modi paid tributes to Deendayal Upadhyay, not Godse
Fake News alert: PM Modi paid tributes to Deendayal Upadhyay, not Godse

A collage of two photos is being shared on social media claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and his killer...

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 3 Oct 2022 7:02 AM GMT


No, tooth decay or cavity cannot be reversed
No, tooth decay or cavity cannot be reversed

The viral post reads, "Every time you eat sugar, your teeth are in danger for next 20 minutes, so try brushing your teeth after eating sweets. Your...

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 2 Oct 2022 1:00 PM GMT


Viral video of journo Sudhir Chaudhary reporting Modis arrest is doctored
Viral video of journo Sudhir Chaudhary reporting Modi's arrest is doctored

In the video, journalist Sudhir Chaudhary reports, “Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested PM Modi for allegedly making an inappropriate video.” The video...

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 2 Oct 2022 11:34 AM GMT


Manipulated video shared as RBI governor announcing helpline number of mobile payment apps
Manipulated video shared as RBI governor announcing helpline number of mobile payment apps

A video purportedly of RBI governor Shaktikanta Das is doing the rounds on social media.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 1 Oct 2022 2:01 PM GMT


Video clip of Azerbaijani TV series shared as father dancing on daughters funeral amidst uprising in Iran
Video clip of Azerbaijani TV series shared as father dancing on daughter's funeral amidst uprising in Iran

It has been claimed in multiple posts that an Iranian father is dancing at her daughter's funeral after she was killed by Iranian morality police for...

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 1 Oct 2022 1:38 PM GMT


Are Yoni pearls for vaginal detox safe?
Are 'Yoni pearls' for vaginal detox safe?

A Facebook post advertising the many benefits of “herbal tampons” or “Yoni pearls” is doing the rounds of social media.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 30 Sep 2022 12:59 PM GMT


No, Vicks VapoRub cannot help you fight anxiety attack
No, Vicks VapoRub cannot help you fight anxiety attack

A Facebook reel claiming that rubbing Vicks VapoRub on the neck can help a person fight off an anxiety attack is doing the rounds of social media.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 30 Sep 2022 12:49 PM GMT


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