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Category: News & Views

January 26, 2021

A Reporter Looks Back: Hong Kong...

Much has been written about the arrest of the Hong Kong politician and barrister Martin Lee in the spring of last year

January 24, 2021

South African President Ramaphosa M...

Aged 83, the esteemed Member of the Order of Ikhamanga was a globally recognised and awarded composer, arranger, producer and jazz trombonist

January 22, 2021

Suspicions of Illegal Immigration a...

About forty crime investigations on falsification of documents related to the entry of foreign players in Portugal are currently underway. The Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) has detected about 110 irregular footballers in the last two years in Portugal

Hong Kong Police Arrest Kim Jong Un...

Police in Hong Kong have arrested an impersonator of North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un for “possession of a firearm,” sparking concerns that he could have been targeted at the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s behest

Navalny Ally Sobol Detained Ahead o...

Russian opposition activist Lyubov Sobol has been detained for inciting protests in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the independent Dozhd news channel reported Thursday

January 21, 2021

Shift in U.S.-Taiwan Ties Unlikely ...

U.S. Presid Joe Biden’s pick for Secretary of State Antony Blinken has welcomed moves by the Trump administration to remove curbs on official contacts with the democratic island of Taiwan, although analysts said it remains to be seen whether the new administration will continue to move in the direction of greater recognition for the Taiwanese government

January 17, 2021

101 cases of Female Genital Mutilat...

The case of a one-and-a-half-year-old baby victim of female genital mutilation (FGM), who was on trial in the Sintra Court, ended this January with the sentencing of the Guinean mother to three years in prison and the compensation paymant of ten thousand euros, in Portugal

January 16, 2021

Book by Uyghur Retiree Details Two ...

France-based Uyghur woman’s trip back to Xinjiang to sign retirement papers in late 2016 turned into a 32-month ordeal of cold-iron shackles, interrogation and brainwashing sessions in one of the northwestern Chinese region’s notorious internment camps, detained by communist authorities as an alleged terrorist

January 15, 2021

Violence in CAR Cost the Life of UN...

A United Nations soldier died and another was wounded outside the city of Bangui in the Central African Republic
Armed groups clashed with reduced peacekeeping, which killed one and wounded in blue helmets yesterday, January 13, near the city of Bangui, in the Central African Republic, and this act was condemned by the Secretary General United Nations António Guterres, who expects government authorities to hold mentors responsible for acts that may well constitute a war crime. These actions have led to escalating tension between government and rebels.The attack was stopped by the joint action of the defense and security options of the Central African Republic with the support of the United Nations

Withhold Order on Xinjiang Cotton P...

A top customs official said Thursday that Washington is not seeking a total ban on cotton products from northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) but sounding a warning to American firms to review their supply chains amid concerns of forced labor

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India COVID-19 News

27 January,2021

India Coronavirus Cases:10,676,587, Deaths:153,587
Coronavir us Vaccines Related News:
First Day of COVID-19 Vaccination Drive on 16 January Saw One Case of Severe Adverse Event in Delhi and 51 Minor Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI).
India's COVID-19 Vaccination Begins Today:According to Government,100 People Including Health Workers Will Receive Shots From 3,006 Vaccination Centers Around the Country.
First Covaxin Consignment Arrives in Delhi.
3 Crore COVID-19 Warriors in India to Get Vaccines Free of Cost:Indian Health Ministry
Indian Experts Approve Serum Institute's Coronavirus Vaccine for Emergency Use.
Union Health Ministry :International travellers from UK who arrived in India from 25th November to 8th December 2020 (1st & 2nd week from 25th November) will be contacted by District Surveillance Officers & advised to self-monitor their health.
India May Start COVID-19 Vaccination from January: Indian Health Ministry
WHO to Investigate the Origin of COVID-19  in China's Wuhan
Russia's Sputnik V Vaccine is 91.4 Percent Effective the state-run Gamaleya National Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow Confirms
Russia AstraZeneca to Test Combined COVID-19 Vaccination.
According to Pfizer website the company is working closely with the U.S. government, including state officials, on vaccine distribution.
Biotechnology Company Moderna Ask US Federal Government for Immediate Authorization for it's Coronavirus Vaccine.
AstraZeneca Claims it's Coronavirus Vaccine is 95 Percent Effective.
Russia Was the first Country to Announce Developing a Coronavirus Vaccine named After Soviet Era Sattelite Sputnik in August
COVID-19 Vaccines are being developed by BIONTECH vaccine-PFIZER,ASTRAZENECA -Oxford University,Moderna vaccine,UK,Sputnik Vaccine,Russia,Wuhan Institute of Biological Products,China,Sinopharm in China,Janssen's Vaccine,UK,Gamaleya Research Institute, Russia 

How to identify Fake News or Messages on Social Media 

Beware of Fake News and Fake Messages on Social Media

Always follow websites or social media platforms of traditional media outlets whether newspapers, magazines,Television News Channels or Radio Stations and authentic online only media outlets.They still maintain journalism excellence and stress on reportorial talent.On the other hand, fake news websites run by people with non journalism background and promote their own ideology with fake news and disinformations and obviously conspiracy theories.

But unfortunately mainstream media also manipulates news to establish their story angle.There were various instances when News papers and TV Channels promoted fake news/conspiracy theories in the form of out of context or manipulated pictures/videos and distorted informations.

Always check the URL of any website.Some fake news websites look like the orginal and popular one the same layout,Logo but if you check the URL you may find extra words like if the orginal website's URL is www.xxx.com the duplicate one might be www.xxx.com.co or something like that so first check the URL for authentic informations.

Check whether photos are original or photoshopped.Check Google images for authenticity.You can find help from Google Reverse Images search.

Check the news sources from other websites whether they picked up the story or not.

Whether the website layout is little bit clumsy and obviously grammatical mistakes and spelling mistakes and excessive use of Sex related and sensational and hate stories.Because sex and hate sells.

Follow official websites relating to COVID-19

WHO Clarifies the disinformation about the virus:
COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates
Cold Weather and Snow can not kill the new coronavirus
Taking a Hot Bath Does Not Prevent COVID-19
COVID-19 Can not be transmitted through mosquito bites

Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body will not kill viruses that have already entered your body. Spraying such substances can be harmful to clothes or mucous membranes (i.e. eyes, mouth)

According to World Health Organization (WHO): Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water

Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth . If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early.

Stay at home if you begin to feel unwell, even with mild symptoms such as headache and slight runny nose, until you recover.

Follow WHO guidelines

www.who.int

When you follow COVID-19 related news and messages from social media then check and recheck it before consuming it.Follow journalism mantra: if your mother says she loves you, check it out.

Most of the messages or informations quote different organizations like WHO, UNICEF, UNDP,Cambridge University  or other well known institutes,organizations or individual to authenticate the messeges.Check official websites of these organizations  if stories are repeated there

Forwarding messages from unknown sources or little known sources, it would be better to ignore it.

Check whether any logo like UNICEF or WHO or other organizations used in the messages which look similar to original logo.

These type of messages are full of Grammatical mistakes and spelling mistakes which are quite uncommon in original messages.

Don't rely on viral social media messages such as Coronavirus Infected Indian Currencies of Rs.500 and Rs.2,000 Notes Found, Muslim Man Spit in Food At Indian Restaurant.....Always Check Authentic Sources.

Some fake messages pretend to be real one like unofficial Twitter handle of international media organizations like BBC,CNN,Washinton Post, New York Times-check the official Twitter handles of media outlets.

You can identify fake messages if the message requests you to share it.

Beware of Fake News or Fake Photos/Videos Relating to Communal Hatred

Always check the fact checking sites if you have some doubts about the authenticity of any information or picture.

www.boomlive.in

www.altnews.in

https://check4spam.com

https://smhoaxslayer.com

www.factchecker.in

www.allsides.com

www.factcheck.org

www.newsbusters.org

www.politifact.com

www.snopes.com

www.propublica.org

The Same Method Applies to You Tube Videos Check the Source the credibility of the Source.To Check Fake You Tube Videos Check and Recheck the sources. Does the person have the legal right to the video posted? Did that person capture the video? Whether it has been altered?

But due to advancement of technology we can not really wipe out fake news.According to experts advent of  Artificial Intelligence(AI) some companies small or big one developing  technologies that can  lay digitally created script to anybody's voice  even words,sentences never said by the person.Even they a.re developing a technology which can create fake video footage,images,audios like originals.So be cautious! Rumour-mongers are active everywhere whether in physical world or cyber world.

Without evidence or with fake evidence, a conspiracy theory will always remain a conspiracy theory.

For any further information relating to fake news and how-to search authentic informations from the internet write to us info@crimeandmoreworld.com or Whats App:+916289017966

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