FACT CHECK: Video from 2020 shared as Afghan civilians setting fire to Pakistan’s border Check post recently

A video of violence and arson by a group of people setting what looks like a security post on fire is going viral on social media as Afghan civilians setting fire to a Pakistan security post recently.  The claims are being made in connection with recent reports of a stampede at the Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing […]

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FACT CHECK: Video from Wales passed goes viral as Pakistan jet flying over Panjshir in Afghanistan

A video of a fighter jet flying across a valley has gone viral on Social media with claims that the visuals are from Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan and that the jet is from Pakistan. Facebook Post | Archived Post Fact Crescendo found that the video is actually from Mach Loop, a Welsh training circuit where […]

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FACT CHECK: Old Picture of Veteran Pakistan Politician Sardar Mengal passed off as Syed Geelani

A picture of a Young Man being escorted by Police Officers is going viral on Facebook with Captions like stating that it is an image of late separatist leader from Kashmir, Syed Ali Shah Geelani when he was young. Multiple profiles and pages have been posting the same image and the posts have gone viral. […]

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FACT CHECK: Old video passed off as footage of Panjshir Ambush between Northern Alliance and Taliban

The Panjshir province in Afghanistan has been the only province in the country that was not seized earlier by the Taliban. News reports state that the resistance force have inflicted heavy casualties on the Taliban.   Amidst this, a video showing heavy warfare is circulating on social media claiming that it shows the Taliban and Northern Alliance Resistance’s […]

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FACT CHECK: Assam CM has not tweeted that schools will reopen in November instead of September

Assam is going through a gradual unlock phase with the number of Covid-19 positive cases steadily coming down in the state. After being put on hold for many months now, classes are to resume from the Higher Secondary to the PG level in the state from September 1, 2021 as per a recent government announcement. […]

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FACT CHECK: Fake message claims NGO with support from Infosys is offering scholarships to meritorious students

A text message claiming that an NGO, supported by Infosys Foundation is offering financial help to meritorious students from weak financial background is being shared widely on messaging platforms like WhatsApp. The message is: “Hi All, A small help required. Will you please post this message in the known groups so that it gets circulated…. […]

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Video of a Wedding Dance in Pakistan viral as Taliban Celebrating after Seizing Power In Afghanistan

After the Taliban seized Kabul, various social media posts in connection with Taliban and the present situation in Afghanistan have flooded social media. One such video doing the rounds is of some armed men dancing together during some kind of celebration. It has been claimed that the men in the video are Talibani militants who […]

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FACT CHECK: Old video from Syria shared as woman shot to death by the Taliban recently at Afghanistan

As India celebrated its 75th Independence Day on Sunday, Taliban forces entered the Afghan capital Kabul forcing the incumbent President Ashraf Ghani to flee.  In the aftermath of the fall of Kabul, social media witnessed a flurry of disturbing that went viral in no time. Some of those videos, however, have been debunked as old […]

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FACT CHECK: Viral Screenshot of article stating CNN praised the Taliban for wearing masks is from a satirical website

With the Taliban taking control of Kabul, Afghanistan, a lot of posts are being made on social media in connection to the happenings there. One such post that is going viral is a screenshot of an article with the headline “CNN Praises Taliban For Wearing Masks During Attack.” The screenshot also has an image of […]

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FACT CHECK: Viral Image of Banner with a Picture of PM Modi Congratulating Toppers at a Kerala College is Morphed…

A picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a banner congratulating the toppers of the Government Engineering College in Thiruvananthapuram is going viral in different languages on social media. The photo of the banner has been shared by multiple users with captions like “Height of Narcissism” on platforms like Twitter.  Here is one such post uploaded […]

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