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Independence Day celebrated at Trafalgar Square? Fact Check

Every time we celebrate the Independence Day on August 15, invariably there will be many more claims that Indian Independence Day or Republic Day was  celebrated by foreign countries too to claim that they observe it with admiration for India. The trend has been consistently witnessed on social media in the last ten years and Digiteye India had  debunked it ...

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Mythical bird Jatayu mentioned in Ramayan spotted in Kerala? Fact check

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A video of a bird has been shared on Twitter and Facebook claiming that the bird was the revered mythological figure called Jatayu, and it was spotted at chadayamangalam, Kerala. In Ramayana, Jatayu (bird) tries to stop and fight Ravan who’s abducted Sita and taking her on his aeroplane to lanks. Rvana chops one of his wings and the fallen ...

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Coconut oil protects humans from dengue fever? Fact Check

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Dengue has been a regular occurrence in many parts of the country in July, including the capital Delhi which has reported many cases. As dengue cases hit headlines daily, so are the claimed remedies at home in India and among them one has come up with a suggestion that coconut oil is the solution. Such claims regularly appear during this ...

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No, she’s not Indian army jawan guarding Rajasthan as claimed

An image of a woman in army uniform is being shared on social media claiming “She is the Indian army jawan guarding Rajasthan in this scorching heat. Jai Hind” It was shared by a twitter handle @bhai_rampal and it was shared and retweeted by many on Facebook too. राजस्थान के तपते रेगिस्तान में पहरा देती भारतीय जवान जय हिंद जय ...

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Belgavi youth committed suicide or was he killed by cow smugglers? Fact Check

A 19-year-old Belagavi (Belgaum) youth was found hanging at  the APMC Yard in Hire Bagewadi village in Belagavi on Sunday, May 26, just five days after he shared a video of News18 Kannada that said some truck being followed in the midnight had allegedly been smuggling cows. An active “Gaurakshak”, the youth shared photos of cows and a slogan that ...

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Did Jagan convert back to Hinduism as viral video claims? Fact Check

A video has been going viral on social media with a caption that claims in Telugu, “Andhra Pradesh Chief minister-elect Jagan Mohan Reddy, at the behest of BJP, converted back to Hinduism.” Noticeably, this video has been going viral ever since Jagan (as he is popularly called in AP) and his party emerged victorious in assembly elections on May 23. ...

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RMVM school fake video goes viral again, fact check

गुजरात के वलसाड के RM VM school Ka अध्यापक बच्चो की किस अंदाज में पिटाई करते हुए। pic.twitter.com/L9uRpwt7XE — Virendra bajad (@VirendraBajad) May 15, 2019 See the disturbing video above that has been going viral with the caption that reads:”आप के whatsapp पे जितने भी नंबर एवं ग्रुप हैं एक भी छूटने नही चाहिए, ये वीडियो सबको भेजिए ये वलसाड ...

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Modi in old photo of Kannada actor Rajkumar with Indira Gandhi? Fact Check

An old photo of Indira Gandhi with Kannada actor Raj Kumar in black and white is going viral on social media showing a young Narendra Modi as standing behind in the group photo. The image shared by some Congress and other AIMIM supporters on Facebook said:”Prime Minister Modi had been a Congress supporter. What do you say now, Bhakts? Here’s ...

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