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Gaurav Pokharel

Gaurav Pokharel

Pokharel is an Onlinekhabar correspondent covering security and crime.

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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

Police ignoring preliminary information and tip-offs is depriving Nepal of justice

Police ignoring preliminary information and tip-offs is depriving Nepal of justice

Document forgery on the rise leads to Nepal’s international repute on the decline

Document forgery on the rise leads to Nepal’s international repute on the decline

Social media-related crimes, also targeted at men, are on the rise in Nepal

Social media-related crimes, also targeted at men, are on the rise in Nepal

Covid-19 Nepal: Lockdowns aren’t enough. What else the country needs?

Covid-19 Nepal: Lockdowns aren’t enough. What else the country needs?

As Kathmandu lockdown begins, dozens such as this septuagenarian walk kilometres to go home

As Kathmandu lockdown begins, dozens such as this septuagenarian walk kilometres to go home

Dozens die in Nepal fire incidents every year, but local governments are ill-equipped to control them

Dozens die in Nepal fire incidents every year, but local governments are ill-equipped to control them

2 Nepal Police officers received a prestigious UN award. This was what they had done

2 Nepal Police officers received a prestigious UN award. This was what they had done

2 years ago in Kathmandu, Dzi bead robbery made police dizzy. Now, they’ve got a lead

2 years ago in Kathmandu, Dzi bead robbery made police dizzy. Now, they’ve got a lead

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Govt reduces fuel prices: Petrol for Rs 179, diesel and kerosene Rs 163

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