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Wreckage of Air Crash in Brazil Falsely Shared as Buddha Air Crash in Nepal

A video purportedly showing the wreckage of a Buddha Air aircraft that crashed at Khare Khola soon after it took off from Kathmandu at 3 pm is going viral on TikTok. Newschecker found that the footage is actually from the November 5 crash of...

Video Of Woman Seeking Lift & Trying To Loot Car Owner Is Not From Birgunj

A video purportedly showing a girl inside a vehicle, attempting to swindle a man in a car by threatening to frame him for misbehaviour on the pretext of offering her a lift, has gone viral on TikTok. Posts on the social media platform claimed...

Viral Video Claiming Shutdown of Schools In Nepal From December 20 is Actually From April, 2021

A news clip claiming that schools across the nation will be shut down from December 20 has gone viral on TikTok. Newschecker found that the video, showing schools and students, overlaid with an old audio clip, is being shared on social media to mislead...

Viral Video of Leopard Entering a House and Carrying Off a Pet Dog is from Lamjung

A video clip of a leopard entering a private residence compound and jumping off the compound wall with a pet dog clenched between its jaws has gone viral with conflicting claims regarding the location of the incident. Newschecker found that the shocking incident took...

Videos Purporting to Show NC Cadres Chanting Slogans Supporting Oli are Manipulated

Newschecker found two TikTok videos—one showing Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and the other showing CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli—manipulated by laying an old audio clip on top.

Old Videos Claiming to Show Indian General Bipin Rawat’s Fatal Chopper Crash Go Viral

Shortly after Indian Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat died in a chopper crash in neighbouring India’s Tamil Nadu, two videos claiming to show the moments before the helicopter crash started going viral on TikTok among Nepal users.  A fact-check by Newschecker found...

No, the Cabinet Has Not Taken Any Decision To Impose Lockdown

Even as the world grapples with the spread of a new strain of coronavirus, an audio clip claiming that the Nepal government will enforce a lockdown and cancel all the pre-scheduled examinations is being widely shared.