Amid recent local elections in Nepal, a claim went viral on social media “मतदाता परिचयपत्र नभए पनि भोट हाल्न पाइने” “You can vote even if you don’t have voter identity card”. Chief Election Commissioner of the Election Commission, Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya, said that all those who have citizenship are allowed to vote. It further claimed […]

A Facebook user posted a video with English subtitles and captioned it as follows: “एम.सि.सि खारेज गरे चिनले बि. आर. आइ. अन्तर्गतको ६० अर्व र द्रुत विकासको लागि १ खर्व रकम दिने चिनको घोषण २०७८ पौष ९” Translation: “M. C. China dismissed C. B. R. Aye. China declares to give 1 billion under and 2 […]

A report has recently been circulating on social media claiming that Nepal Police has opened recruitment of 118,000 temporary police personnel for the upcoming election. We carried out digital forensic analysis and investigated the news to verify the claim made by social media user. Debunked Source https://www.facebook.com/Bishal-online-page-100375842606542/photos/104694785507981 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2761717304130178&set=pb.100008758066177.-2207520000..&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=1344159772726127&set=ecnf.100013963507887 https://www.collegenp.com/vacancy/118000-myadi-police-to-be-recruited-for-local-level-election/ Fact Check Using AI Assisted […]

Claim A YouTube channel named ‘Ramailo TV’ reported that 5 people were killed in an anti-MCC protest, the army had taken over the country, schools will be closed from tomorrow. Another YouTube Channel claimed that Nepal Army has warned the Government for MCC agreements. Source Fact Check Reverse search found that no holiday was announced […]

Introduction A $500 million US government aid to update Nepal’s infrastructure has kicked up a tempest in Kathmandu by inciting many dissenters to riot and jolting the ruling alliance headed by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba of the Nepali Congress party. Since the protests have surged countrywide in Nepal, a new wave of disinformation is […]

China sees MCC as a threat to Nepal & China’s relation China is worrying about impeding the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) concurrence with the Government of Nepal. According to the Chinese news agencies, Global Times, and South China Morning Post, it can be seen that Chinese people see this MCC project as a threat to Nepal and […]