GENERAL

Leopard Attack on Srisailam Ghat Road killed Two? Fact Check

Some images being shared on social media showed a leopard on prowl with a set of photographs showing the victims in ghastly photos with injuries purportedly inflicted by the wild animal while they were travelling on a bike from Shamshabad to Srisailam, which is mostly a ghat road. The photographs show a wandering leopard and scared people on a tree. ...

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Fake job vacancy posted in ‘Employment News’ of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

In its 15th– 21st August edition, Employment news- a flagship job journal from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting which provides latest government job vacancies- posted a job vacancy by the “Office of the Special Defence”. The said vacancy had job opportunities for both male and female candidates pertaining to jobs such as “Intelligence Officers, Welfare- Inspector, Grant- Executive Officer, ...

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No, WHO did not list out these ‘brain damaging’ habits; Fact Check 

A post is doing rounds on social media with a claim that the World Health Organization (WHO) has laid down seven habits as the biggest brain damaging habits. The alleged list includes: Missing breakfast, sleeping late, high sugar consumption, more sleeping specially at morning, eating meal while watching TV or computer, wearing cap/scarf or socks while sleeping, habit of blocking/stop(p)ing ...

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Old video of man sleeping with cheetahs from South Africa shared now with false claim

A viral video of a man sleeping with cheetahs is going viral on social media. The 0:59 minute long video is shared widely on all social media platforms. The claim along with the video states that it is from Sirohi, Rajasthan. In one of the claims, the caption says, “हर हर महादेवःःःःः।। यह विडियो पिपलेश्वर महादेव मंदिर मोछाल ( सिरोही ...

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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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