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Did Ex-King Of Nepal, Gyanendra Shah, Order To Have MCC Revoked? No, Viral Video Is Fabricated

Even though Nepal bade farewell to the centuries-old institution of monarchy back in 2008 and became a new republic, the call for restoration of monarchy has not died down completely. In this context, a video claiming that Nepal’s deposed King Gyanendra Shah flew into...

Viral Video Purportedly Showing  A ‘Buoyant’ Zelensky After Recruiting Nepali Youth Is Fabricated

As Nepal clearly took sides with the West in backing the UN vote condemning Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine—unlike other South Asian countries, a video claiming that Ukraine’s President Zelensky has expressed joy and optimism that his country will surely win the war after...

Viral Video Claiming The Death Of Ukraine’s President Zelensky Is Fabricated

Amid the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, a video claiming that Ukraine’s President Zelensky has died after being hit by a bullet fired by a Russian soldier has gone viral on TikTok. Newschecker found that the video is false and fabricated. The ongoing conflict...

Viral Video Claiming To Show The US And European Soldiers in Ukraine Is False

As the war between Russia and Ukraine enters day 24 on Saturday (March 19), both the warring countries claim to have called for foreign volunteers to join their respective armed forces in the ongoing conflict. In the wake of these claims, a video claiming...

Footage From Recent Inferno In Damauli Falsely Shared As Arson Attack By The US

A video showing a massive column of smoke rising into the sky through a row of buildings has gone viral on video sharing social media platform TikTok, with the allegation that the United States of America has carried out an arson attack in Nepal. ...

Has Nepal Recalled Gorkha Soldiers From India? No, Viral Claim Is Fabricated

A video claiming that Gorkhali soldiers serving in the Indian Army have been recalled to Nepal and that China has given assurance to recruit those soldiers into its army has gone viral on TikTok. Newschecker found that the viral claim is fabricated.  TikTok user @manojthakuree7...

Old Videos Claiming Nepali Soldiers are Heading To Support Ukraine are Misleading

As tensions escalate in Ukraine with Russian troops edging closer to the capital city Kyiv, a flood of misleading and false information is circulating across online platforms. Nepali social media has not remained immune from the misinformation surrounding the Ukraine-Russia conflict. Two videos—one allegedly...

Old Footage From Israel-Palestine Conflict Shared As Ukrainian Girl Confronting Russian Soldier

Many misleading and false posts surrounding the developments in Ukraine since Russia’s invasion are circulating online. Social media platforms have become the gateway not just for spreading the useful and correct information but also false or misleading content online as more and more people...