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Fact Check: President Poudel Spoke Hindi in His First Address? Viral Video Is Clipped

Claim President Ram Chandra Poudel spoke in Hindi in his first addressFactPresident Poudel only borrowed a few lines from a Hindi poem A video claiming that newly elected President Ram Chandra Poudel has delivered his first speech in Hindi is going viral among Nepali social...

Fact Check: Nepal-Bound Plane Cabin Filled With Smoke? No, 2020 Video Of Rayanair Falsely Shared

ClaimAn aircraft that took off for Nepal from Malaysia filled with thick smoke, leaving the passengers terrifiedFactOld video showing passengers of Rayanair plane bound for London from Bucharast A video showing terrifying moments after thick smoke filled the cabin of an aircraft allegedly bound for...

Fact Check: Viral Video Claiming Loan Shark Victims Seeking Justice From Kathmandu Mayor Balen Shah Is Misleading

ClaimLoan Shark victims demanding justice from Kathmandu Mayor Balen ShahFactThe viral video actually shows loan shark victims trying to enter Khullamanch as part of their effort to set up a camp inside the open space  A 35-second video showing protestors chanting slogans and using force...

Fact Check: Viral Video Claiming ‘Government Mulling Fresh COVID Lockdown’ Is False

ClaimNepal government preparing to enforce a lockdown starting March 24 amid a resurge of coronavirus casesFactAn old news clip of coronavirus from December shared as recent A video claiming that the government is preparing to enforce a lockdown from March 24 amid a resurgence of...

Fact Check: Nepali Cricket Fans Chanted ‘KP Oli I Love You’? No, Viral Video Is Edited

Claim: Nepali Cricket Fans Chanted pro-Oli slogan during recent cricket match against UAE at TU StadiumFact: Video is edited by laying an old audio on top A video of Nepali cricket fans allegedly chanting slogans in support of Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML)...

Fact Check: Old Video Of Man Being Arrested For Throwing Shoe At PM Dahal Resurfaces As Recent

ClaimShoe hurled at Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal during a programme at City HallFactOld video of a man being grabbed and dragged by police shared as recent incident A video claiming to show a person being arrested after he threw a shoe at Prime Minister...

Fact Check: Viral Video Of Baburam Bhattarai Alleging Top Leaders Of Embezzling Billions In Budhi Gandaki Project Is Edited

ClaimEx-Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Accuses Top Leaders Of embezzling funds in his parliament addressFactThe audio of Bhattarai levelling corruption allegation is from a programme in Gorkha A 17-second video clip purportedly depicting former Prime Minister and Chairman of Socialist Party of Nepal Baburam Bhattarai speaking...

Fact Check: No, Supreme Court Has Not Cleared Rabi Lamichhane On His Passport Issue

ClaimSupreme Court has given clean-chit to Rastriya Swatantra Party President Rabi LamichhaneFactThe passport issue of Rabi Lamichhane is still under investigation  A news clip claiming that the Supreme Court has given a clean-chit to Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) President Rabi Lamichhane on his passport issue,...

Fact Check: TikTok Video Falsely Claims PM Dahal Has Turned Himself In To Police

ClaimPrime Minister Dahal has surrendered to policeFactNo, Prime Minister Dahal has not surrendered A video claiming that Prime Minister and the head of Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has surrendered to the police and that he will be sent to jail...

Fact Check: PM Dahal Has Not Resigned, Nor Has He Been Jailed, Viral Claims Are Misleading

ClaimPrime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has resigned, and has been arrested and jailedFactThe Apex court is scheduled to conduct hearings on the petitions against Dahal today Even as the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear two petitions against Prime Minister...