Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicViral video

Topic: Viral video

6-yr-old J&K girl’s plea to Modi against ‘so much homework’ goes viral, LG orders new policy

LG Manoj Sinha tweeted that he has directed school education dept to come out with a policy within 48 hours to lighten the burden of homework on school kids.

Boy in viral video calling for hanging of politician not minor thrashed for entering UP temple

Social media users are sharing viral video of young boy with the false claims that he is the same Muslim minor who was thrashed for drinking water from a temple in Ghaziabad.

Viral video of ‘farmers desecrating tricolour’ not from India, posted by TikTok user in US

A video was live-streamed on TikTok from Sacramento in California on 25 January that shows 'desecration' of the Indian flag and shouting of pro-Khalistan slogans.

Viral video of Muslim man and woman beating police officer with slippers is from 2018

A 25-second video has been doing the rounds on social media with the claim that a Muslim man and woman beat a police officer in Bareilly for issuing them a fine.

Viral video claiming Punjab farmers rot MSP grains for breweries is from 2018

In the 58-second video, which has gone viral on WhatsApp and Twitter, a man can be seen pouring water on sacks of foodgrains. The video is from 2018.

Protesting farmers didn’t blacken Hindi signboards, viral photos and video are of other events

Photographs and a video of Hindi signboards being blackened have gone viral, with the claim that farmers protesting against the three farm laws were behind it.

1938 clip of BKS Iyengar is being shared as ‘rare’ video of PM Modi doing yoga

An 8-minute-long footage of man performing yoga is being widely shared as a 'rare video' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his younger days.

Video of protest rally by Muslims is not from Kolkata, is a 3-year-old clip from Bangladesh

The viral video is from a protest rally in Bangladesh in 2017 against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. 

Chinese TV show with drawing of the Prophet sparks controversy, but viral clip is from 2008

Arslan Hidayat, an Uyghur rights activist, shared the clip in which an Arab ambassador gifts a portrait of Prophet Muhammad, drawn with Asian features, to a Chinese emperor.

UP cop kicks man off river bank, police calls it accident while enforcing social distancing

The video of SHO Sheshdhar Pandey which has gone viral on social media platforms shows him kicking a man standing near the Ganga.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.