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Old video showing people running away with yoga mats resurfaces; Fact Check

A video clip of the Hindi news channel Aaj Tak is being shared on social media showing people running away with yoga mats soon after the International Yoga Day celebrations, usually done on June 21 each year. The post said the incident took place on Yoga Day on June 21, 2021 in Rohtak, Haryan as below: “*योगा करने के बाद* ...

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Has the ICMR issued a new COVID-19 advisory? Fact Check 

A 21 point advisory allegedly issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is going viral on social media. The advisory has been shared numerous times. The list of pointers includes dos and dont’s regarding travel, ordering food, hygiene etiquettes, etc. Out of the 21 points, some of them include – Do not eat outside food for 1 year ...

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Have the Armed Forces opened 1,000-bed COVID Centre near Mumbai Airport? Fact Check

A viral WhatsApp forward claims that the armed forces have started a COVID care centre near Mumbai Airport. The message claims that the “1000-bedded Covid Care Hospital is very close to Domestic Airport Terminal 1, Santacruz” in Mumbai. The centre will be manned “by critical care specialists, pulmonologists, doctors and nursing officers of the Indian Armed Forces.” The address is ...

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