Author Archives: Gayathri Soora

Did Japan ban microwave ovens due to harmful radio waves? Fact Check

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A viral message on WhatsApp is making rounds with a claim that the harmful effects of Microwave oven have forced Japan to ban the production and use of Microwave ovens. Surprisingly, it was also found in one of the product reviews of Amazon. The lengthy message reads: “End of Microwave industry!!!!! Japan govt has decided to dispose of all the ...

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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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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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Wrong quote attributed to Ratan Tata again; Fact Check

Recently a post on industrialist Ratan Tata is making rounds with a quote attributed to him. It reads: “I don’t believe in taking right decisions, I take decisions, then make them right – Great lines by Ratan Tata.” It further advised, “So we should learn from these lines and make a template for us while doing anything in a right ...

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Are microchips implanted during COVID-19 vaccination? Fact Check

A video with a message being shared on social media claimed that the government is planting a microchip into human bodies through the COVID-19 vaccine to eventually take control over them. The message also claimed that getting vaccinated is mandatory to obtain a passport. The video has been shared here and at a time when vaccination has proved to be ...

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