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Fact Check: Old & Unrelated Videos Falsely Shared As Pro-Hindu Rally In Dharan

ClaimVideos show pro-Hindu rally organised in Dharan.FactViral videos show an old religious congregation organised in Birgunj and an annual Hindu festival celebrated in the Indian state of Odisha. Even as the planned mass gathering by pro-Hindu groups in Dharan sub-metropolitan city in Sunsari district passed...

Fact Check: Clip From British Movie 1917 Falsely Shared As Russia-Ukraine War

ClaimViral clip shows a scene from the battlefield of ongoing war between Russia and UkraineFactViral is a clip from British war movie 1917 At a time when the Russia-Ukraine war that broke out in February 2022 shows no sign of ending, a viral video purportedly...

Fact Check: An Edited Video Of India’s Chandrayaan-3 Falsely Shared As A Russian Missile Donated To Nepal

ClaimViral video shows a missile being donated to Nepal by RussiaFactThe image carried in the viral video actually shows the Chandrayaan-3 rocket at the launch pad in Andhra Pradesh, India Even as the Russian government is showing keenness to increase its ties with Nepal at...

Fact Check: Edited Viral Video Falsely Claims Actor Sunny Deol Attacked And PM Modi Vowed To Book Perpetrators

ClaimBollywood actor Sunny Deol attacked and Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured to punish the perpetrators.FactViral video is edited by linking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 2019 speech assuring to punished the perpetrators of Pulwama terror attack. At a time when Bollywood movie Gaddar 2, starring actors...

Fact Check: Ex-CJ Sushila Karki Proposed Balen Shah As Future Prime Minister? Viral Video Is Misleading

ClaimFormer Chief Justice Sushila Karki urges politicians proposes KMC mayor Balendra Shah as Nepal's future Prime Minister.FactNo ex-CJ Karki only said that senior politicians should step down and give chance to the younger generation to run the country  A viral video claiming to show former...

Fact Check: Preparations Underway To Deploy US Army In Nepal? Viral Video Is Edited

ClaimPreparations underway to deploy the United States Army in NepalFactViral video is made up by editing unrelated images and footage to create false narrative A video claiming that preparations are being made to deploy the United States (US) soldiers in Nepal in the name...

Fact Check: Truck Swept Away By Recent Floods In Nepal? No, Viral Video Is From Manali, India

ClaimVehicles Swept Away By Recent Floods In NepalFactViral video is from Manali of Himachal Pradesh in India As many places of Nepal including Kathmandu witnessed monsoon-triggered floods last week, several unverified videos and images claiming to show inundation in Nepal are being shared online. One...

Fact Check: Viral Video Of Tiger Swooping Down On Cow Is From India’s Madhya Pradesh

ClaimVideo shows a tiger preying on a cow in Bardiya National Park of Nepal.FactViral video showing a tiger attacking a cow is actually from Bandhavgarh National Park of Madhya Pradesh state in India. Every now and then, we come across news and videos of tigers...

Fact Check: No, Ex-PM Nepal Didn’t Sob After Court Ordered Probe Against Him In Lalita Niwas Scam. Viral Video Is Misleading

ClaimEx-Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal cried after the apex court allowed the Home Ministry to launch investigation against two former Prime Ministers in Lalita Niwas land scam.FactViral video is from August 2019, and it shows Madhav Kumar Nepal becoming emotional during a meeting of...

Fact Check: Hoax Claims PM Dahal’s Daughter-in-law Arrested

ClaimPrime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's daughter-in-law has been arrested in connection with the recent gold smuggling case.FactOnly a Belgian national with Chinese origin, who seems to have links with Maoist leaders, is among 18 arrested in the smuggling case. A video claiming that Prime Minister...