JOHANNESBURG – According to fact-checkers at the Washington Post, US President Donald Trump has made more than 13,000 false or misleading claims since his inauguration. It is no wonder some people doubt that the fact-checking of politicians’ claims is an answer to the problems of this misinformation age.
MUMBAI, July 4: Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger has told India that curbing the spread of false messages through its platform is a challenge that required a partnership between the tech firm, civil society and the government.
KATHMANDU, June 18: Police have arrested four Pakistani nationals from Thamel for entering Nepal with fake United Kingdom’s passport. A team of police from Tribhuvan International Airport had arrested the Pakistani nationals after they were notified by the Interpol.
HONOLULU, Jan 14: The second recent blunder in Hawaii’s planning for a possible North Korean nuclear attack left islanders shaken after an emergency alert warning of an imminent strike sounded on hundreds of thousands of cellphones.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: In the run up to the local, parliamentary and provincial elections, UML leaders made relentless efforts to cash in on the support of voters in Butwal, Dang and Nepalgunj with a self-contradictory campaign promise: to make the cities the administrative capital of Province 5.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5:While expressing concern over the use of strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPP) as a tool to silence media on issues of corruption, the Sydney-based International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Asia-Pacific has urged Nepal to ensure a mechanism to discourage such false lawsuits aimed at critical voices and investigative journalism.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Two top leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal today called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, drawing the government attention towards what the party claimed ongoing physical assaults against party cadres and their arrests as well.