GENERAL

Video of monkeys creating havoc in hospital ward is NOT from India 

A video of monkeys creating havoc in a hospital is being widely shared on social media. The 1:48 minutes long video shows monkeys hopping on the ceiling frames and walking around the ward. The text on the video says that it is from a “hospital somewhere in India.” There were other instances of this same video being shared with the ...

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Has Maharashtra Govt cancelled Conveyance Deeds? Fact Check 

A message claiming that the Conveyance Deeds have been cancelled by the Maharashtra State Cabinet is going viral. The viral WhatsApp forward claims that a new law will be passed to surpass the conveyance deed and the flat owners will get a property card instead. The message was also received by Digiteye India on its WhatsApp fact-checking number. Fact Check: ...

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Video of scary sound being emitted from a mountain in China is fake 

A viral video allegedly from China is doing rounds. The 3:02 minute-long video claims that a scary echoing sound is being emitted from a mountain in Guizhou, China. The voice-over of the video starts with “Super scary sound emitting from a mountain in Guizhou China for more than 10 days.” The video claims that the source of the sound is ...

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Mangaluru Man Suffered Burns After Using Hand Sanitizers? Fact Check

There has been a plethora of misinformation going around over the use of hand sanitizers. Sanitizers have seen a massive spike in their sales in the current coronavirus pandemic. The older set of misinformation regarding sanitizers is how it combusts when exposed to heat, or causes skin burns. These claims have been debunked by DigitEye previously. Now, a graphic image ...

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Saligram Stone at Jagannath Temple has not been taken out; Fact Check

A representative image of a Saligram (precious stone linked to Hindu God Vishnu, ) is going viral. The text accompanying the image says: “This Saligram belonging to Puri temple was last taken out in 1920 during the Spanish flu to ward off the ill effects of the Pandemic. It has been taken out again now in view of COVID. Please ...

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Indian Government is NOT giving Rs.2,000 to each citizen; Fact Check 

A WhatsApp forward is going viral which claims that the Indian government is giving away Rs.2,000 as a relief to each citizen owing to the losses incurred by the COVID-19 lockdown. The viral message says:   “The Government has finally approved and have started giving out free Rs.2,000 Relief Funds to each citizen😍 Below is how to claim and get ...

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