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Old Video Showing Clash Between Police & Protestors Falsely Linked With Upcoming Local Body Polls

As Nepal is heading for the local elections slated for May 13, popular social media platforms are replete with posts relating to the upcoming elections, election candidates and their agenda. In this context, a video allegedly showing a clash between security personnel and protestors...

Schools To Be Shut To Contain Spread of Coronavirus? Viral News Clip Is Old

With surging COVID-19 cases across India, there is growing concern in neighbouring Nepal about possible surge in cases in the Himalayan nation driven by the upswing in cases in the neighbouring country. In this context, a video announcing a government decision to shut schools...

No, actors Yash And Sanjay Dutt Are Not In Nepal, Viral Video Shows Promotion Of KGF 2 in Delhi

Starring actor Yash, Kannada movie KGF Chapter 2 has been faring well among Nepali audiences since it hit the theatres on April 14, 2022. Reports from India suggest that the sequel is storming box offices across the world riding on the wave of rave...

Viral Video From 2015 Showing Devastating Earthquake In Nepal Shared As Recent

As the seventh anniversary of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015 April draws close, a video claiming to capture the moment when a fresh quake struck Nepal recently is going viral among TikTok users in Nepal. Newschecker found that the viral footage...

No, Artist Paul Shah Has Not Been Released From Custody, Old Videos Shared With False Context

At a time when the arrest of Nepali cine artist and model Paul Shah for allegedly having sexual relations with a minor colleague has grabbed headlines, two videos claiming Shah’s release from jail are going viral among Nepali TikTok users. Newschecker found the videos...

Old Video from US Shared Falsely Claiming Crash of Russian Plane in Ukraine

A video alleging to show a Russian military aircraft crash landing on water is going viral among Nepali TikTok users. Newschecker found the video to be old and unrelated to the Russia Ukraine war. Now in its sixth week, the Russia Ukraine war continues to...