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Fake news: Viral post claims complete lockdown in India from 15 June

However, the official Twitter account of Press Trust Bureau’s (PIB) Fact Check has rejected the claim, terming it a fake news

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Fact Check Health

PGI Chandigarh developed anti-COVID vaccine? Fact check

The PGI has actually been selected out of three institutions in the country to test the impact of the MW vaccine on the novel coronavirus

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Fact Check India

Media narrative of Muslim ‘help’ in Hindu funeral: Fake news

The desperation of the media to establish a narrative of communal harmony, which unfortunately is not the reality of India, shines through

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Biology Fact Check

Indian RNA unique? Indians resistant to COVID? Fact check

No ‘unique RNA’ of Indians will save us from COVID; the fake news may develop complacency and make us more susceptible to viral attacks

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Trump is wrong; Modi far ahead on Facebook (fact check)

US President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets betraying excitement about his India visit, wrote he was the most followed personality on the social networking site

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Fact Check Health

Aaj Tak, Thrissur case no proof of coronavirus cure [fact check]

Aaj Tak overlooks the fact that the patient from Kerala is not the first case; those suffering from coronavirus have recovered before this

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Khamenei, Khomeini Not Same, Not Even Related, Jagran

Popular Hindi daily Dainik Jagran’s website on 7 january published a story where the identities of Sayyid Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini and Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei got terribly mixed up

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Fact check: Did PM Modi say he advised IAF to take advantage of cloud cover to hit Balakot?

First, did the prime minister say exactly what he is being quoted as saying? Second, if he did say it, is his cloud-radar theory a false?

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Fact Check India

Fact check: How true are Rahul Gandhi’s Rafale-related allegations?

New Delhi: “France yesterday did not announce any new aircraft acquisition order! The amount being referred to will finance solely the new F4 standard for the Rafale. The 28 aircraft remaining to be delivered to the French Air Force is part of previous acquisition contracts,” tweeted French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler in response to reports […]

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Tagore Returned Knighthood, Not Nobel

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has got his facts terribly wrong once again. Adding to his unenviable list of bloopers, the new chief minister has made a statement that “Rabindranath Tagore returned his Nobel Prize in protest against the British.” Deb made the remark at a function in Udaipur to mark the birth anniversary of Tagore. […]