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Fact Check: Old Video Of People Battling Powerful Wind In Norway Falsely Shared As Recent Video From Canada

Claim A video posted on TikTok claims to show people pushing against a powerful wind in their bids to cross the street in Canada recently. The video posted by TikTok user @youngeuro_boss has garnered 362.4likes, 14.4k users have shared it and 14.1k users have commented on...

Fact Check: Nepal Army ‘Entered’ Singha Durbar? No, Viral Claim Is Misleading

ClaimThe Nepal Army 'entered' Singha Durbar with evidence and the Army Chief challenged the government.FactVideo shows Nepal Army Chief speaking at the State Affairs Committee of the Parliament in Singha Durbar A video claiming that Nepal Army has 'entered' Singha Durbar, the central government secretariat,...

Fact Check: Old Clip Showing Massive Landslide Hitting Japan Falsely Shared As Recent Video From Sikkim

ClaimVideo shows a massive landslide hitting Sikkim state of India.FactViral clip from July 2021 actually shows flash floods sweeping through Japanese town Atami. A video purportedly showing a devastating flash flood sweeping through a town in Sikkim state of India is going viral on TikTok. TikTok...

Fact Check: Was Sunny Deol Wandering Under Influence In Mumbai? No, Viral Clip Is From A Movie Shooting

ClaimInebriated Bollywood actor and politician Sunny Deol wandering on the streets of Mumbai.FactViral clip is from the shooting of Bollywood movie Safar. A video allegedly showing Bollywood actor and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sunny Deol wandering under the influence on the streets of Juhu Circle...

Fact Check: UML Chair Oli Hospitalised After Being Manhandled In Dhankuta? No, Viral Video Is Misleading

ClaimCPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli hospitalised after being assaulted in Dhankuta on December 14.FactViral video shows old image of Oli admitted at Manmohan Hospital in Kathmandu A video allegedly showing former Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli hospitalised after being manhandled in Dhankuta...

Fact Check: Did PM Prachanda Say Anything About Returning ‘India’s Favour’? No, Viral Claim Is Misleading

ClaimPrime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said he became Prime Minister not to build Nepal but to return India’s favour to him.FactViral video shows unrelated audio and footage to make a baseless claim. A video claiming that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ said that he...

Fact Check: Nepal Government All Set To Lift The Ban on TikTok? No, Viral Video Is Misleading

ClaimNepal government all set to lift the ban on TikTok from December 10.FactWrit petitions challenging the decision to ban TikTok are currently sub judice at the Supreme Court. A video claiming that the Nepal government is all set to lift the ban on popular video-sharing...

Fact Check: Old Video Claiming Miraculous Flowing Of  Water in Cauvery River Resurfaces

ClaimA river appears miraculously for a month until Deepawali in Tamil Nadu state of India.FactViral Video shows water released from a dam into Cauvery River for Maha Pushkaram festival. A video allegedly showing a fresh steam of water miraculously flowing down a dry watercourse with...

Fact Check: Old Interview Of Ex-King Gyanendra Falsely Linked With Durga Prasain’s Mass Rally

ClaimFormer King Gyanendra Shah has given consent for the November 23 protest led by Durga Prasain.FactViral Video from 2012 is not related to the current political scenario of Nepal. At a time when businessman Durga Prasain has been leading an anti-establishment protest calling for reinstatement...

Fact Check: China Sent Warships To Defend Palestine? No, Viral Claim Is Misleading

ClaimChina sent warships to the Middle East to support Palestine in the ongoing conflict.FactViral video shows a speculative media report falsely linking the deployment of warships to Israel-Palestine conflict.  As Israel and Hamas agree to a four-day truce in the ongoing conflict, a video claiming...