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New Delhi railway station doesn’t have a water cooler with ‘Who is Hussain’ written on it

The photograph is from 2018 and the water coolers were installed at the Raipur railway station by an NGO named 'Who is Hussain'.

Woman in viral image not Rajasthan’s minor gangrape victim but murdered wife of Haryana cop

While a minor girl was gangraped in Rajasthan's Tonk district, the image going viral is that of a woman murdered by her husband in Haryana's Hisar on 16 April.
A screengrab of the viral video | Facebook

Social media claims AI seated passengers without social distancing, but here’s the fact

A video showing passengers complain about expensive ticket fare and no social distancing is being widely shared on social media.
The viral, fake photo claiming the doctor and the terrorist are the same. | Twitter

Photo of doctor-turned-terrorist goes viral, but it’s not Hizbul commander Riyaz Naikoo

Following the killing of Hizbul commander Riyaz Naikoo, a photo post claiming he was a doctor was widely shared on social media.
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Image of IAF chopper showering flowers on migrant workers along highway is not real

The image of a helicopter showering flower petals is from a Republic Day celebrations two years ago.

Viral video of communal flare-up and stone pelting is from Pakistan, not Bihar

A viral video showing a group of Muslim men engaged in stone pelting in Bihar was actually shot in Pakistan's Sindh province last week.

Viral video claiming lockdown violation in Delhi’s Daryaganj is actually from Surat

Hundreds of people can be seen in the 15-second video that is originally from a marketplace in Surat where people broke lockdown rules for shopping on 26 April.
Former Maharashtra MLA Waris Pathan

Waris Pathan didn’t threaten police to open mosque amid lockdown, viral video is 4 years old

In the longer original video from 2016, former Maharashtra MLA Waris Pathan is seen arguing with a police official over the use of loudspeakers at a mosque.

Viral photo of mother ‘dying’ of Covid-19 and her baby is actually from 1985

The viral photo was clicked by American photographer Burt Glinn in 1985 at a Cancer Centre in US before the baby's bone marrow transplant.
Screen grab of a photo that has been shared widely on both Facebook and Twitter.

‘Man with 3 wives and 32 children’ surfaces again on Twitter, Facebook

A social media post from last year claiming that a man has been living with his three wives and their 30-odd children in one jhuggi has been doing the rounds lately.

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File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

Chinese intrusion in Galwan lasted for two weeks before it was cleared by Indian troops

China has stopped or diverted the flow of Galwan waters, an action contrary to its assurance that it would not block waters of south and westward flowing rivers.

Can schools & students be trusted with Covid norms or should classes begin as curve flattens?

Over two lakh parents across India have opposed the Ministry of Home Affairs’ plan to reopen schools in July.


Trucks carry essential commodities in Ladakh | Representational image | ANI

Northern Commander in Ladakh, Army moves more troops amid standoff with China

Additional troops have been brought in from three locations outside Ladakh to the LAC where a standoff with China has been on since early May.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.