Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Tuesday, August 16, 2022

NEWS

The viral videos claiming Youtube is not shutting down are misleading. Newscheckers investigation found that the speed at which the content will load on users’ devices could become slower.

No, Youtube is not “shutting down” as alleged in viral Tiktok...

The viral videos claiming Youtube is not shutting down are misleading. Newscheckers investigation found that the speed at which the content will load on users’ devices could become slower.
There is no change to the national flag of Saudi Arabia. However, the country's Shura Council has approved a draft amendment to the usage of the national flag, and national anthem.

No, Saudi Arabia Is not Changing Its National Flag

There is no change to the national flag of Saudi Arabia. However, the country's Shura Council has approved a draft amendment to the usage of the national flag, and national anthem.

POLITICS

Nupur Sharma Attacked While Shopping In Delhi Market? No, Viral Image...

With the controversy surrounding Nupur Sharma’s remarks on Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) yet to die down, two pictures of the suspended BJP leader are now...

No, Putin didn’t go underwater during as Russia’s invaded Ukraine

A video of Russian President Vladimir Putin's submarine voyage recently went viral on TikTok claiming that Putin was hiding underwater in a submarine after...

VIRAL

Viral Social Media Post Claiming To Show Karnaphuli Tunnel Is False

Nearly 87% of the Bangabandhu Tunnel or Karnaphuli tunnel is complete under construction in Chittagong, an image of a tunnel is being widely shared...

Viral Image Of Dead Child Floating In Flood Waters Is not From Bangladesh

With heavy monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across Sylhet division in Bangladesh, an image showing a dead toddler floating in the flood waters is...

No, hydrogen peroxide does not cause acid rain

Following the June 4 blast at the BM Container Depot in Sitakunda, Chittagong, that killed 49 people and injured 300 others, a message warning...

RELIGION

No, This is not Prophet Muhammad’s war Armour

A video showing a chainmail armour, with golden embellishments and a bejewelled sword, on display behind a glass case is being widely shared on...

No, Viral Video Does Not Show Quran Hafiz’s Body Intact After 10 Years Of...

A video showing a dead body being unwrapped from its white shroud, following which several men bend down to pay their respects to the deceased...

No, This Girl Did Not Turn Into Fox For Insulting Holy Quran, Viral Video...

A video allegedly showing a mythical creature with the head of a woman attached to the body of a fox is being widely shared...

Fact Check

Science & Technology

No, hydrogen peroxide does not cause acid rain

Following the June 4 blast at the BM Container Depot in Sitakunda, Chittagong, that killed 49 people and injured 300 others, a message warning...

No, Youtube is not “shutting down” as alleged in viral Tiktok Video

The viral videos claiming Youtube is not shutting down are misleading. Newscheckers investigation found that the speed at which the content will load on users’ devices could become slower.

No, the Lake Natron does not turn live animals into stones

Lake  Natron does not turn living creatures to stone. Photographer Nick Brandt arranged the dead animals that he found by the side of the lake, and placed them in a specific manner to photograph them. The lake is also open to the public and is not restricted.

COVID-19 Vaccine

News

No, Viral Video Does Not Show Demonstration Seeking Release Of Imprisoned...

A viral video, showing a huge crowd of angry protesters marching down a main thoroughfare forming human chains and raising slogans, is being shared...

This old photo falsely shared claiming attack on Hindu community in...

On July 16 (Friday) temples, houses and shops were vandalised as well as some houses set on fire in the evening at Lohagara, Narail,...

Coronavirus

A video claiming to show how Coronavirus ‘originated from blood’ cells in a laboratory is going viral on the video-sharing platform TikTok. The video shows a drop of blood on a glass slide, which can be seen multiplying into several droplets in a matter of mere seconds. The Bangla caption accompanying the claim says “The way coronavirus was originated from this blood”.  Newschecker has found the claim to be false. Footage from a Netflix series goes viral on social media with a false claim that coronavirus originated from blood cells in the laboratory. 

Fact Check: Did coronavirus originate from blood cells in the laboratory

A video claiming to show how Coronavirus ‘originated from blood’ cells in a laboratory is going viral on the video-sharing platform TikTok. The video shows a drop of blood on a glass slide, which can be seen multiplying into several droplets in a matter of mere seconds. The Bangla caption accompanying the claim says “The way coronavirus was originated from this blood”.  Newschecker has found the claim to be false. Footage from a Netflix series goes viral on social media with a false claim that coronavirus originated from blood cells in the laboratory. 

16 students test positive for Omicron in India, not Bangladesh

A viral social media post claiming that reads "16 students in school infected with Omicron", is being shared by social media users in Bangladesh...

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LATEST ARTICLES

No, Viral Video Does Not Show Demonstration Seeking Release Of Imprisoned Religious Leaders in Bangladesh 

A viral video, showing a huge crowd of angry protesters marching down a main thoroughfare forming human chains and raising slogans, is being shared...

This old photo falsely shared claiming attack on Hindu community in Narail

On July 16 (Friday) temples, houses and shops were vandalised as well as some houses set on fire in the evening at Lohagara, Narail,...

Viral Social Media Post Claiming To Show Karnaphuli Tunnel Is False

Nearly 87% of the Bangabandhu Tunnel or Karnaphuli tunnel is complete under construction in Chittagong, an image of a tunnel is being widely shared...

Viral Image Of Dead Child Floating In Flood Waters Is not From Bangladesh

With heavy monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across Sylhet division in Bangladesh, an image showing a dead toddler floating in the flood waters is...

No, hydrogen peroxide does not cause acid rain

Following the June 4 blast at the BM Container Depot in Sitakunda, Chittagong, that killed 49 people and injured 300 others, a message warning...

Nupur Sharma Attacked While Shopping In Delhi Market? No, Viral Image Is 14 Years Old

With the controversy surrounding Nupur Sharma’s remarks on Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) yet to die down, two pictures of the suspended BJP leader are now...