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As of Monday evening, the clip had been viewed over 440,000 times and shared by over 6,500 Facebook users—an example of just how quickly misinformation can spread on social media. Based on the comments, it seems, a majority of viewers believed Wagle’s sweeping assertions. Only a few questioned the legitimacy of her claims.
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Amid uncertainty surrounding the passage of the Nepal Citizenship Amendment Bill, the Home Ministry has issued a notice to chief district officers across the country asking them to grant citizenship by descent to those individuals whose parents are citizens by birth.
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Meghna Lama has walked the runway for dozens of fashion shows—but never as an opener. That changed this week. Lama, who was crowned Miss Pink 2010, along with three other models from the LGBTIQ community, opened ‘Style Invasion’ show by stylist Sonya Gurung.
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Those who are familiar with filmmaker Manoj Pandit’s work know he has a penchant for controversial topics. It is also no secret that he does not shy away from injecting his strong opinions into his films.
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British and American lawmakers have demanded an investigation into the government’s funding of the World Wide Fund for Nature, a day after the Post and BuzzFeed News published reports on how the global charity has been actively supporting paramilitary forces accused of abusing, torturing and murdering scores of people in national parks across Asia and Africa.
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Established in 1961 in Switzerland, WWF today has field offices in over 40 countries. Staffers in the charity’s in-country field offices are supposed to report any allegations of brutality back to its headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. But our investigation shows WWF staffers around the world have themselves been involved in questionable practices and continued to partner and advocate for those guilty of abuse and torture.
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