Social media posts claiming Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden Budget speech stated the Modi authorities disbursed 35,000 crore LED (Light Emitting Diode) bulbs below the UJALA Yojana scheme are viral. A nonetheless picture from a Hindi business news channel CNBC Awaaz turned into broadly shared following the finance minister’s speech. When BOOM checked the whole Budget speech given by way of the finance minister, we observed that she said ’35 crores’ and now not ’35,000 crores’ as is being claimed inside the viral posts.

Several faux and deceptive claims across the drawing close shutdown of WhatsApp had been viral on social media in advance in the week. The messages went viral after several users complained approximately now not being capable of download pix and motion pictures on Facebook and WhatsApp considering Wednesday night. The messages also claimed that WhatsApp would fee for the utilization and the best way to make certain it stays loose is to send the message to ten humans. But the claims aren’t real.
An image of an injured ice-cream seller from Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district is viral on Facebook with claims that a Hindu man turned into incorrect to be a Muslim and beaten up for no longer chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’. BOOM investigated and observed that the claim is false and the man wasn’t crushed up for now not chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’ but due to an inner fight.

WhatsApp To Be Chargeable And Other News You Almost Believed

In this week’s News You Almost Believed, we bring you the truth at the back of viral snapshots and films.

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Published on Jul 06 2019 1:09 pm, Last Updated: Jul 06 2019 1: fifty-four pm

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Here’s this week’s spherical-up of the News You Almost Believed.
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Social media posts claiming Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden Budget speech said the Modi authorities dispensed 35,000 crore LED (Light Emitting Diode) bulbs beneath the UJALA Yojana scheme are viral. A nonetheless image from a Hindi enterprise news channel CNBC Awaaz changed into widely shared following the finance minister’s speech. When BOOM checked the complete Budget speech given via the finance minister, we discovered that she stated ’35 crores’ and not ’35,000 ccrores as is being claimed in the viral posts. Read the distinct story right here.

Several faux and deceptive claims around the drawing close shutdown of WhatsApp have been viral on social media in advance within the week. The messages went viral after several customers complained approximately no longer being able to down load pics and movies on Facebook and WhatsApp on the grounds that Wednesday evening. The messages additionally claimed that WhatsApp will charge for the usage and the handiest manner to make certain it remains unfastened is to send the message to ten humans. But the claims aren’t proper. Read the tale here.

An picture of an injured ice-cream dealer from Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district, is viral on Facebook with claims that a Hindu guy became unsuitable to be a Muslim and overwhelmed up for not chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’. BOOM investigated and located that the declare is false and the man wasn’t crushed up for now not chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’ however because of an internal fight. Read the overall story right here.
Image shows Sudhir Chaudhary and Mahua Moitra

TMC MP Mahua Moitra confronted grievance after being accused of plagiarising her fiery maiden speech on the Parliament ultimate week with the aid of Zee News anchor Sudhir Chaudhary. But upon research, BOOM discovered that Moitra had aptly given credit for the factors she claimed to have borrowed from a poster at gthe ift shop at the US Holocaust Memorial, to make her speech, and that the allegations of plagiarism had been unfounded.

Several mainstream media stores published a misleading story, based totally on spurious reviews that a fatwa has been issued in opposition to actor-became-MP Nusrat Jahan, by clerics at Darul Uloom Deoband University. The tale started after a Deoband-based totally Mufti Asad Qasmi spoke to ABP News Hindi and stated that Jahan’s marriage to a person from the Jain network changed into in opposition to Islam, as Muslims can most effective marry within the network. This announcement by way of Qasmi was given a false twist with numerous information outlets adding unsubstantiated and deceptive claims, that the Darul Uloom Deoband clerics had issued a fatwa against Jahan.

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