Month: July 2022

Goa Health Minister stresses on the safety of Covid vaccination-thip

Panaji, July 27 (IANS) Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Wednesday said that COVID vaccination is completely safe and nobody should have doubts about it. In Goa, so far only 79,655 people have taken precautionary doses. Government has set a target to complete vaccination by September 30. “Some people come forward (to vaccinate), some have …

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Fact Check: Viral news about taxes levied on Varanasi Ganga Aarti and priests is misleading -Vishvas News

The viral news clipping is misleading; it is from 2020 and the charge was never levied by Varanasi Municipal Corporation on Ganga Arti and priests at the city ghats. New Delhi (Vishvas News): A viral newspaper clip talking about Varanasi Municipal Corporation levying taxes on Ganga Aarti and on priests is making rounds on social …

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Old, unrelated video from WB viral as Kolkata police thrashing Kanwaris – Alt News

A video clip of police officers lathi-charging several people seemingly in front of a temple has gone viral with the claim that Kolkata policemen are beating up the Kanwar Yatra pilgrims at the command of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. The video has a Hindi text superimposed on it which reads “बंगाल में ममता सरकार …

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Yogi Adityanath Giving A Befitting Reply On Nupur Sharma Row? – Newschecker

Claim Yogi Adityanath gives a befitting reply over the Nupur Sharma controversy. Screenshot of Facebook post by user Subodh Kumar Subodh Kumar Link to the post can be found here. Fact We conducted a keyword search for “हिंदू  राष्ट्रीयता का प्रतीक है योगी” on YouTube which led us to a video uploaded by DEPDAN TV …

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Fact Check: Does diet not sun exposure cause skin cancer?-thip

Quick Take Several social media posts claimed sun exposure does not cause skin cancer but poor diet does. We fact-checked and found the claim to be Mostly False. The Claim An Instagram post claims “Want to protect yourself from skin cancer? Stop eating seed and vegetable oils, and stop wearing highly toxic sun screen. The …

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‘Adequate stocks’: Govt says amid HIV patients’ protest over drugs shortage-thip

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A group of HIV patients from last few days have been protesting before the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) office in Delhi over the shortage of crucial anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs at government centres recommended to control the infection from progressing. NACO centrally procures ARV medicines for people living with HIV …

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Telangana’s first suspected monkeypox case tests negative-thip

Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) Samples collected from a man with suspected symptoms of monkeypox were found to be negative, a top Telangana health official said on Tuesday. “The samples sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune for monkeypox testing are found to be negative,” announced Director of Public Health Dr G. Srinivasa Rao. …

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Fact Check: ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ is not giving any lottery of 25 lakhs; Beware of frauds -Vishvas News

In the investigation of Vishvas News, the viral poster and audio in the name of KBC lottery proved to be fake. New Delhi (Vishvas News). A post is going viral on several social media platforms including WhatsApp, in which it has been said that the user has won a KBC lottery worth Rs 25 lakhs. …

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No, Dr Ambedkar did not say reservation should be abolished the day a tribal woman becomes President – Alt News

Droupadi Murmu took the oath to become the 15th President of India on July 25. Ever since it was announced that Murmu won the presidential election by an overwhelming margin, a quote attributed to the social reformer Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is being shared on social media. The quote in Hindi reads, “The day a …

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Beef & Pork Served At Cafe Allegedly Run By Smriti Irani’s Daughter? – Newschecker

Claim An image of a menu card is going viral claiming to show that beef and pork dishes are served at Silly Souls Cafe and Bar, which is allegedly operated by Union Minister Smriti Irani’s daughter Zoish Irani. Screenshot of Tweet by @kamaalrkhan Archived linked to the same can be found here. Fact We looked …

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