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Viral Image Of ‘Sri Lankan Protesters Assaulting Lawmaker’ Actually Shows Pro-Govt Mob Attacking A Priest

As Sri Lanka battles its worst economic downturn since independence from Britain in 1948, reports of sporadic violence and clashes from across the island nation found its way to the social media. In this context, a dramatic moment captured on photograph, showing a man...

No, Actor Paul Shah Has Not Been Released From Jail, Viral Video Is Old

Ever since the arrest of Nepali cine artist Purna Bikram Shah alias Paul Shah in February earlier this year over allegations of rape, many untested claims have surfaced online. In this connection, a video claiming to show Shah released from custody after winning the...

Old Video Of 2019 Floods In Mugu Shared As Recent

A 22-second video showing flash floods wreaking havoc in a village, sweeping through farm lands and levelling trees, while residents flee away from the raging waters, is going viral on video sharing platform TikTok, claiming to show a recent incident. However, Newschecker has found...

Video Showing Tourists Having A Close Encounter With Tiger Is Not From Nepal’s Bardiya

An eleven-second video showing a tiger’s close encounter with a group of tourists is going viral on social media, with users claiming that the incident took place in Nepal’s Bardiya national park. Newschecker has found that the incident  is not from Nepal and is...

Old Video Of Dalai Lama Crying Falsely Linked To Actress Miruna Slapping Buddhist Monk

A video purportedly showing Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, moved to tears, allegedly over the recent controversial incident of an actress slapping a Buddhist monk is going viral on Nepali Tiktok. Newschecker has found that an old and unrelated video of the Dalai...