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Video Showing Mob Chasing MK Nepal’s Vehicle Is Old And Misleading

A video claiming to show former Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal being chased by youth from his home district, Rautahat, is being widely shared in Nepali social media. Those sharing the post claim it to be...

Viral Video Of ‘Village Being Washed Away By Saptakoshi River’ Actually Shows 2020 Landslide in Norway

A 14-second video showing a large mass of land being washed away allegedly due to a recent flood in Saptakoshi River has gone viral on video sharing platform TikTok. Newschecker found the claim to be false, and the footage actually shows a June 2020...

Distorted Viral Video Shared As Clashes Along Nepal-India Border

A distorted video purporting to show clashes between security forces along India-Nepal border is going viral on TikTok. The video claims that the clashes left three security forces personnel injured. A TikTok user @reshurajeshbist5 posted a video, posted a video with two parts, the first...

Actor Shah not released, old videos circulated on social media

As the fans of Nepali Cine artist Purna Bikram Shah alias Paul Shah are eagerly waiting for the final verdict on a rape allegation case against him, many videos with unverified claims regarding Shah are being shared online. Against this backdrop, two videos allegedly...

Nepal & Darjeeling Not Hit By Any Major Quake, Viral Videos Are Old

Two videos purportedly depicting the moments when earthquakes struck Nepal and neighbouring Darjeeling district of India have been going viral on TikTok. Users sharing the videos claimed that the incident is recent. Newschecker found the claims to be false.  Nepal is vulnerable to earthquakes as...

Viral Video Claiming To Show Floods In Rupandehi Is False

With the annual Monsoon season beginning in Nepal a month ago, many unverified contents claiming to show the devastation caused by the rain-induced disasters are being widely shared online. In light of this, a 10-second video purporting to show raging floods wreaking havoc in...

Image Of Road Collapse In Pokhara Falsely Shared As Dolakha Quake Aftermath

A video purporting to depict a road damaged by a high magnitude earthquake in Dolakha district is going viral on TikTok. Newschecker found that the image carried in the video is shared in a false context. TikTok user @maheshyadav111111 posted a video, which shows an...

Viral Videos Claiming to Show Floods In Nepal and India’s Bihar Are Old And Unrelated

As Nepal experiences respite after days of heavy rains, several unverified videos and images claiming to show the havoc caused by the monsoon are making rounds online. In this context, two videos purportedly showing the devastation caused by recent flooding are going viral on...

Viral Video Claiming To Show Floods In Tinahu River Are Old And Unrelated

With the monsoon rains lashing across the country, many images and videos showing rain-induced disasters are being shared online. In this context, a video purporting to show images which captured the devastation caused by flooding in Tinahu River in Butwal, is going viral on...