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Snapshots of 2017

 Colour-coordinated devotees at the Dya Luyakegu ceremony in Asan during the annual Pahan Chare festival. POST PHOTO: PRAKASH CHANDRA TIMILSENA

 

A disabled man rejects a student’s help as she tries to pull him out of a flash flood at Boudha. post PHOTO: SANJOG MANANDHAR
 
 
A girl retrieves a doll from her flooded house in Itahari. post PHOTO:  PRAKASH CHANDRA TIMILSENA
 
 
A local store owner cleans an image recovered from his inaundated shop in Tilathi, Saptari. Post pHOTO: PRAKASH CHANDRA TIMILSENA
 
 
A man, hoisted by a crane, prepares to unfurl a giant national flag to mark the Martyr’s Day at the Maitighar Mandala in the Capital. Post PHOTO: SANJOG MANANDHAR 
 
 
A Thai jet placed perfectly over the Boudha  Stupa  in Kathmandu. Post Photo: Shaligram Tiwari
 
 
The living goddess Kumari being taken back to her residence after chairing the bathing ritual of Seto Machindranath at Janabahal in the Capital. post PHOTO: SANJOG MANANDHAR 
 
 
Hindu devotees offer prayers before taking Holy dips at the Hanumante River on the first day of month-long Mahadev Narayn festival.  Post Photo: KESHAV THAPA
 
 
 
Ramdevi Dhami, 50 sits outside a ‘Chaupadi’ menstrual hut in Bajang district. Post Photo: KESHAV THAPA
 
 
Elderly citizens take to the streets to press the government to increase their monthly allowance as per the Senior Citizens’ Act of 2007, among demands.  Post Photo: Prakash Chandra Timilsena
 
 
 
A bicycle-borne vendor covered in dust at a section of an under-construction road in Kharibot in the Capital. Post Photo: KESHAV THAPA
 
 
A devotee dives into Dya Pokhari in Khokana, Lalitpur, with a live goat during the annual Dya Pokhari Jatra. post PHOTO:  PRAKASH CHANDRA TIMILSENA
 
 
Batuks partake in a session of football at the Ram Mandir in Pashupatinath. Post Photo: Anish Regmi.
 
 
 
65-year-old Maheshwor Baba, a Sadhu from Kavre, feeds a hoarde of monkeys at Pashupatinath Temple.  Post pHOTO: SANJOG MANANDHAR
 
 
Nepal Army personnel fire a canon during a celebration marking the Phulpati at Tudikhel in the Capital. Post P HOTO: SANJOG MANANDHAR 
 
 
The sun sets over the Mahakali River. Post Photo: keshav Thapa
 
 
An artist applies a fresh coat of paint on the Swoyambhu Mahachaitya.Post Photo: KESHAV THAPA
 
 
A shopper at the Pote Bazaar in Indra Chowk in Kathmandu.post Photo: keshav Thapa
 
 
A herd of deer saunter through the golf course at Gokarna Forest Reserve during a brief shower—an increasingly rare sight for the Capital. Post Photo: KESHAV THAPA
 
 
School kids pass under political campaign flags that sharply contrast against the dilapitated state of the street. Post Photo: Anish Regmi
 
 
A traffic police directs traffic at a muddy intersection of the Chuchhepati-Chabahil road in the Capital. Post PHOTO: SANJOG MANANDHAR
 
 
Activists place a face mask on the statue of Judda Shamser Rana in New Road to protest Kathmandu’s worserning air quality.  POST PHOTO: PRAKASH CHANDRA TIMILSENA
Published: 2017-12-31 13:34:25