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After John Hopkins University, Princeton University distances itself from report painting grim picture of India amidst Coronavirus outbreak
The report from which Princeton University has distanced itself claimed that the ongoing 21-day lockdown will not be able to contain spread of Coronavirus
Journalist behind The Wire and National Herald fake news claiming Varanasi Dalits forced to eat grass during lockdown served legal notice for misinformation
The notice says the children were eating 'akhri daal', a kind of wild pulse and it is perfectly edible.
Undeserved media praise for ‘secular’ Chief Ministers makes us less safe amidst the Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic, not more
India is in crisis. The number of people who have tested positive for the Wuhan Coronavirus is now disturbingly close to the 1000 mark.
Media used a ‘not a doctor’ to fear monger about Lockdown, now furthers a contradictory report by him as that by John Hopkins University
A report by IANS says that CDDEP and John Hopkins University prepared a report arguing against Coronavirus Lockdown, but JHU has denied involvement in it
The Quint transforms an engineer to a doctor, peddles fake news saying India is already in the middle of community transmission of Coronavirus
Dr Girdhar Gyani is not even a 'doctor' as claimed by 'journalist' Poonam Agarwal of the Quint. He is an Engineer with a PhD degree.
Shekhar Gupta’s The Print publishes article denigrating India’s efforts to curb Coronavirus pandemic: Here’s why it’s completely off the mark
Writing for The Print, Shivam Vij claimed that PM Modi's lockdown will not save the country from Coronavirus but will kill the economy
India Today compares revival package announced by other countries with India's package for poor to show that India's package is not enough
Washington Post journalist says the term ‘Chinese Virus’ is racist, a term used by the publication multiple times
Washington Post journalist Niha Masih objected to the term ‘Chinese Virus’, forgets that WaPo itself had used the term multiple times
Caravan editor Vinod K Jose claimed that while Coronavirus tests are free or very cheap in other countries, it is ₹4500 in India
Coronavirus: Shekhar Gupta’s ThePrint republishes five-days old article claiming that Singapore has recorded zero Covid-19 deaths
Two days after Singapore reported two fatalities due to coronavirus, Shekhar Gupta's ThePrint publishes misleading news
King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand goes into isolation with his harem of 20 concubines in Germany, books an entire luxury hotel
Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn has booked out the entire Grand Hotel Sonnenbichl in Bavaria, with permission from local council
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Pakistan heaps praise on China amid Coronavirus pandemic, Imran Khan’s advisor says stranded students in Wuhan grateful to Pakistan for not evacuating them
The world has a lot to learn from China regarding the prevention and control of communicable diseases: Imran Khan’s adviser said
Authorities in Noida have decided to take over the Jaypee Sports City in order to house the migrants fleeing to UP from Delhi.
Coronavirus fight: Assam man offers to donate 4 acres of land to build a hospital for treatment of COVID-19 patients
Krishna Mahanta has written a letter to the Kaliabor Sub-Divisional Officer offering to donate land for COvid-19 hospital
PM Narendra Modi launches “Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund” to receive public donations for fight against Covid-19
This fund will enable micro-donations and large number of people will be able to contribute with smallest of denominations
Manufactured crisis? Delhi govt cut electricity and water supply of migrant workers, told them buses were waiting for them at UP border
Essentially, it seems like the Delhi government manufactured a crisis and forced migrant workers to flock to the UP border amidst Coronavirus lockdown
Infosys employee Mujeeb Mohammad arrested for asking people to ‘spread the virus’ by sneezing in public, fired by the company
Although earlier Infosys said that it could be a case of mistaken identity, later they admitted he was their employee & fired him
Midnight announcements, false promises: Watch how Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government played with lives of millions amidst coronavirus outbreak
In a video shared by BJP leader Kapil Mishra, one can see announcements being made in colonies where UP-Bihar migrants are staying in Delhi informing them that Delhi government-run DTC buses will take them to the Anand Vihar bus terminal.
UP govt to take action against AAP MLA Raghav Chadha for spreading fake news that UP CM had got migrant workers returning to UP...
Responding to reports that AAP govt dropped migrant workers at UP border lying that UP buses were waiting for them, Raghav Chadha said a lie