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Dec 31, 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: 31-12-2017 13:34

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