Split Moon image goes viral on WhatsApp; Fact Check

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Digiteye India received an image from a contact on WhatsApp that showed the moon was split in two, seeking its fact check. The message read, “The moon is split in two. Is this real?” As the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is around, such claims have become regular during this period. Similar claim has appeared on Twitter with claims and ...

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Sanskrit slokas on Spanish Radio in the morning? Fact Check

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Digiteye India received a video of a woman reciting Sanskrit verses for fact check. When searched on social media, it was widely shared by thousands of viewers on Facebook and Twitter with a claim in Hindi that said the foreigner was delivering sacred verses on a Spanish radio station to eard off the coronavirus. The three-minute video, published on Facebook ...

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Censor on coronavirus messages? Fact Check

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A message on WhatsApp is making the rounds claiming that the Centre has approached the Supreme Court seeking censor on all coronavirus posts in social media platforms. The message claimed that under the Disaster Management Act (DMA), that has been implemented across the country, nobody except the government can update and post coronavirus related information on social media. It has warned ...

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Did WHO ask India to extend coronavirus lockdown till June 10? Fact Check

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In the name of an advisory from the global body, World Health Organization (WHO), is going viral on social media for over five days. The message claimed that India has been following a four-phase lockdown advice given by WHO to control the spread of coronavirus. Here’s the message received on WhatsApp: It’s been shared widely on Facebook and Twitter too. Using ...

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Migrant family from Surat commits suicide on way due to hunger? Fact Check

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In the midst of huge numbers of migrant families leaving cities and trying to reach their hometowns on foot due to coronavirus lockdown and stoppage of transportation, many visuals on TV channels make us familiar with their plight on daily basis. When the country is fighting to stop coronavirus spread, these hapless migrant families are eager to reach their homes. ...

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