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False claim that US researcher Dr Lieber “made and sold” coronavirus to China continues to float online

False claim that US researcher Dr Lieber “made and sold”...

Several users on Facebook and Twitter have shared a news clip with the claim, “The...

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AYUSH Kwath or Kadha cannot ‘boost’ immunity to fight against COVID-19

AYUSH Kwath or Kadha cannot ‘boost’ immunity to fight against...

On April 24 2020, the Ministry of AYUSH promoted a herbal formulation called AYUSH...

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Air India crash: Old video of retired naval officer falsely viral as late Captain Deepak Sathe singing

Air India crash: Old video of retired naval officer falsely...

Air India Express’ flight IX-1344 overshot the runway at Karipur airport with 190...

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Video of men uprooting trees over land dispute in Pakistan viral with anti-Muslim angle

Video of men uprooting trees over land dispute in Pakistan...

Several Facebook and Twitter users have shared a one-minute video that shows men...

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Video from Mexico viral as cattle washed away in floodwater in Kerala

Video from Mexico viral as cattle washed away in floodwater...

On August 7, the India Meteorological Department issued a red alert for ‘extremely...

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Video from Mexico viral as cows washed away in floodwater in Kerala

Video from Mexico viral as cows washed away in floodwater...

On August 7, the India Meteorological Department issued a red alert for ‘extremely...

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False claim suggests Sunni Central Waqf Board to build ‘Babri Hospital’, appoint Dr Kafeel Khan

False claim suggests Sunni Central Waqf Board to build...

On August 6, media outlets published a syndicated news report by Press Trust of...

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False claim suggests Sunni Central Waqf Board to build ‘Babri Hospital’, appoint Dr Kafeel Khan

False claim suggests Sunni Central Waqf Board to build...

On August 6, media outlets published a syndicated news report by Press Trust of...

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Old video of priests arguing with govt officials in Karnataka temple shared with misleading claim

Old video of priests arguing with govt officials in Karnataka...

A video of priests embroiled in a verbal altercation and toppling the donation box...

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Old video of priests arguing with govt officials in Karnataka temple shared with misleading claim

Old video of priests arguing with govt officials in Karnataka...

A video of priests embroiled in a verbal altercation and toppling the donation box...

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Air India crash: Malappuram Collector terms news of 40 passengers testing COVID positive “fake news”

Air India crash: Malappuram Collector terms news of 40...

Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi published a story on August 8 claiming that 40 victims...

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Fake Twitter account impersonates Kashmiri woman Nadia Beig who cleared UPSC exam

Fake Twitter account impersonates Kashmiri woman Nadia...

Sixteen people from Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh cleared the Union Public Service...

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Old image from Bihar shared as man in Kolkata standing on Indian national flag

Old image from Bihar shared as man in Kolkata standing...

A picture of a man standing on the Indian national is floating on social media the...

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Video from Karachi shared as boy rescued from manhole during heavy rains in Mumbai

Video from Karachi shared as boy rescued from manhole during...

Pictures of flooded roads due to heavy monsoons in Mumbai are widespread on social...

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Video from South Africa shared as man cuddling with cheetah in Pipleshwar Mahadev temple

Video from South Africa shared as man cuddling with cheetah...

Several social media users have shared a video of a person sleeping with cheetahs....

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Chennai skating boy misidentified as ‘Jamal Mallik’, fictional character from ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

Chennai skating boy misidentified as ‘Jamal Mallik’, fictional...

A video of a young boy performing stunts on rollerskates has gone viral on social...