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Gaurav Pokharel

Gaurav Pokharel

Pokharel is an Onlinekhabar correspondent covering security and crime.

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Indian RAW and Pakistani ISI’s proxy war in Nepal: How a recent murder is linked with a long list

Indian RAW and Pakistani ISI’s proxy war in Nepal: How a recent murder is linked with a long list

Charles Sobhraj, in 2023, completes a 20-year sentence in Nepal jail. Yet, he won’t get free then

Charles Sobhraj, in 2023, completes a 20-year sentence in Nepal jail. Yet, he won’t get free then

How Nepal power centres are transfusing dirty politics into already problematic prison management

How Nepal power centres are transfusing dirty politics into already problematic prison management

Underresourced Nepal Police becomes a borrower every election. It’s going to be the same in Nov also

Underresourced Nepal Police becomes a borrower every election. It’s going to be the same in Nov also

Some Chinese run ‘call centres’ in Kathmandu to facilitate fraud, but the police are helpless for want of evidence

Some Chinese run ‘call centres’ in Kathmandu to facilitate fraud, but the police are helpless for want of evidence

UPDATE: Man kills wife, two children and himself in Kavresthali of Kathmandu

UPDATE: Man kills wife, two children and himself in Kavresthali of Kathmandu

The post office is the new hub of drug smuggling in Nepal

The post office is the new hub of drug smuggling in Nepal

Nepal’s biggest heroin haul shows how smugglers are using the country for new routes

Nepal’s biggest heroin haul shows how smugglers are using the country for new routes

It’s high time Nepal removed the statute of limitation for rape cases. Here’re some options for reform

It’s high time Nepal removed the statute of limitation for rape cases. Here’re some options for reform

Kachankawal: Tall sorrows in the lowest land of Nepal

Kachankawal: Tall sorrows in the lowest land of Nepal

Malicious prosecution: How Nepal police abuse their power at the cost of innocent people’s dignity

Malicious prosecution: How Nepal police abuse their power at the cost of innocent people’s dignity

Nepal Army’s clean mountain campaign: Efforts to collect 35 tons of waste from Everest, 3 other peaks

Nepal Army’s clean mountain campaign: Efforts to collect 35 tons of waste from Everest, 3 other peaks

As Covid-19 third wave approaches its peak, govt itself is in isolation in Nepal

As Covid-19 third wave approaches its peak, govt itself is in isolation in Nepal

Nepal seriously needs a foreign intelligence agency, but there’s no preparation

Nepal seriously needs a foreign intelligence agency, but there’s no preparation

Democracy on the decline: Nepal police personnel breach the law and moral values in containing protests

Democracy on the decline: Nepal police personnel breach the law and moral values in containing protests

Minister Uma Regmi appoints daughter-in-law in SWC, is searching for another job for son

Minister Uma Regmi appoints daughter-in-law in SWC, is searching for another job for son

PM and home minister continue to interfere in Nepal Police transfers unlawfully

PM and home minister continue to interfere in Nepal Police transfers unlawfully

Nepal road accidents: It’s not only police you should blame. The public need to share the guilt

Nepal road accidents: It’s not only police you should blame. The public need to share the guilt

Nepal federalism has made CDOs, once the kings of districts, lose powers and relevance

Nepal federalism has made CDOs, once the kings of districts, lose powers and relevance

Nepalis living near the border continue suffering at the hands of Indian personnel

Nepalis living near the border continue suffering at the hands of Indian personnel

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