India vaccinated 1 billion “people” or administered one billion doses? Fact Check

The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India crossed 100 crore doses on October 21, a gigantic milestone achieved by the country. However, there are conflicting statements making rounds in the media, creating lot of confusion about the exact number of  people fully vaccinated. Here’s one such confusing claims on twitter: ONE BILLION vaccinated.. thanks to this great man.. ...

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Millions of birds die due to wind turbines; What’s the truth [FACT CHECK]

Following US President Joe Biden’s administration announcing on Oct. 15, 2021 that a plan to develop large-scale wind farms along nearly the entire coastline of the country by 2025, the old debate that wind turbines lead to death of birds has come under focus again. Soon after the announcement of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland at a wind power industry conference in Boston, several ...

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Latest TIME magazine cover page doesn’t feature Modi, image morphed; Fact Check

A cover page of TIME magazine featuring PM Narendra Modi’s image with “Delete Fascism” written on it is going viral on social media. It was being shared widely including Hasiba Amin, who claims to be former state president of NSUI (Congress’s student wing) and currently National Convener of Congress. Click the right button. Make the right choice. pic.twitter.com/kjnUSKDsuH — Hasiba ...

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Video shows insult to tricolour abroad but claims it was by Indian farmers; Fact Check

A video showing some people raising the pro-Khalistan slogan is going viral on Twitter. They are seen raising slogans such as ‘Khalistan Zindabad’ and also insulting the Indian flag. See the video: आंदोलन कारी फर्जी किसान😡😡😡 pic.twitter.com/qKV3YwJwD1 — Rahul Singh (@Raahulsingh96) October 4, 2021 The message claims that the farmers agitating in Chhattisgarh tore the Indian flag and raised anti-national ...

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Viral Image claims PM Modi elected as ‘Chief President’ by 53 heads of state in Britain; Fact Check

A Twitter image is going viral with the claim that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected by a forum in Britain as the chief among 53 heads of different countries. 200 साल तक हमे गुलाम बनाने वाले ब्रिटेन मे कल 53 देशों के अध्यक्षो के बीच “ मोदी महा अध्यक्ष ” थे यह दृश्य देखकर हर भारतीय का सीना ...

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Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva appointed cultural ambassador by Indian High Commission? Fact Check

A viral social media message claimed that the popular Sri Lankan singer, Yohani De Silva, has been appointed the cultural ambassador by the Indian High Commission in Colombo. Yohani became popular after the number “Manike Mage Hithe” hit more than 130 million views on YouTube. Yohani has now become the Cultural Ambassador of the two countries 🔥❤️ congratulations❤️🇱🇰 pic.twitter.com/R31dnWrSlb — ...

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