FACT CHECK: Is This the Photo of Virat Kohli & Anushka Sharma’s Newborn Baby? Find Out the Truth…

Photos of newborn kids of celebrities and prominent families attract a lot of attention on social media. Sometimes unrelated photos get viral as photos of newborn children get viral as kids of celebrities. Recently we did a couple of fact checks in Sinhala on photos wrongly claimed to be of newborns of Rajapaksa family. You […]

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FACT CHECK: Rise in Sri Lanka’s cattle slaughter with the opening of South Asia’s largest meat processing plant? Here are the facts…

A resolution banning cattle slaughter in Sri Lanka was unanimously passed in the parliament few months ago, but a final decision on this is still pending. In this context, images of Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa, elder son of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, opening a meat-processing factory, claimed to be the largest of its kind in […]

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FACT CHECK: Is this viral photo-shoot from Sri Lanka?

Scenes of group of performers dressed in costumes made using vegetables went viral among social media users in Sri Lanka from past few days. While most of these images were used to create posts in a more satirical manner, we noticed one particular post, which claimed that the scenes were from a Sri Lankan photo-shoot.  […]

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Are People In India Violating Lockdown By Gathering On Rooftops?

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect global populations and the world economy while citizens remain under a lockdown for safety reasons. Gathering has proved to be deadly as the healthcare crisis takes more lives around the world each day.  The Indian health ministry website as of 21st April 2020, tells us that 18,601 people in […]

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DID A STARVING MOTHER & HER THREE CHILDREN COMMIT SUICIDE IN INDIA BECAUSE OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN? HERE’S THE TRUTH…

The COVID-19 lockdown has been grueling for several people. While the lockdowns and curfews imposed are for the purpose of public safety during the rapid spread of COVID-19, however it has created several complications on a section of the national population. For instance, freelancers, daily wage earners, taxi drivers, labourers etc are all left without […]

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Did South Indian Actor Sathish visit Sri Lanka in 2019 ?

Sathish Muthukrishnan is an Indian film actor and comedian working in the Tamil film industry. He had visited Sri Lanka last year (2018). But some news websites have carried stories that he had visited Sri Lanka in September 2019 We decided to check the fact in this story.  Facebook Link | Archived Link  Gossip Lanka […]

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