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Despite the surge in new cases, devotees gather in the trijunction of Punayamata, Roshi and Rudrawati Rivers in Panauti for Makar Mela, a month-long celebration in Magh that takes place every 12 years, on Saturday. The Mela begins as the Sun enters Makar Rashi (Capricorn) on the day of Makar Sakranti as per Vedic astrology.
January 15, 2022

Nirmal (Nims Dai) Purja, Chhang Dawa Sherpa, Karma Tenzing and Tashi Sherpa planted Nepal's double triangle at the South Pole after skiing the 'last 1 degree' spanning 100km on Tuesday. Earlier, the group climbed Mt Vinson, the highest massif on Antarctica at 4,892m.
January 15, 2022

Former King Gyanendra Shah lays a wreath at the statue of Prithvi Narayan Shah in #Kathmandu on Tuesday to mark Prithvi Jayanti. His first such activity after Nepal’s monarchy was abolished in 2008. Earlier, in a statement he said Nepal had become a geopolitical playground for outside powers after it became a republic.
January 15, 2022

Health workers administer vaccines to students at a local school in Bhaktapur on Monday. Nepal Government has started administering vaccines for 12-17 age group at various schools inside Kathmandu Valley since the first week of January.
January 15, 2022

Youth in Kathmandu stage a protest to press the government to scrap the tax on menstrual hygiene products on Saturday. The government charges 15% customs duty and 13% VAT on sanitary pads.
January 15, 2022

Kirat community in Kathmandu perform Sakela to celebrate Udhauli festival on Saturday. The festival fell on 19 December, 2021.
January 2, 2022

Members of Tamu community gather to celebrate Lhosar in Kathmandu on Thursday. The festival this year marks end of the year of the Cow and arrival of the year of the Tiger according to the Tibetan lunar calendar.
January 2, 2022

A farmer in Bhaktapur takes his wares to the market in a kharpan on Friday. Kathmandu Valley experienced a drop in temperature following the rain on Wednesday.
January 2, 2022

A strong westerly front brought rain coupled with snow to many parts of the country including Chandragiri on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Wednesday.
December 30, 2021

Children in Bhaktapur navigate their way home during the downpour on Wednesday.
December 30, 2021

Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal speaks during the closed session of the party's eighth general convention in Kathmandu on Monday.
December 27, 2021

Catholics Assumption Church in Lalitpur holds a special ceremony on Christmas Eve, Friday.
December 27, 2021

Gurkapo Ri (left) and Dorje Lakpa as seen from a mustard field in Bhaktapur.
December 22, 2021

Workers replace the synthetic prayer flags in Boudha with bio-degradable ones on Saturday.
December 22, 2021

Female bodybuilders compete in the first Bhadgaun Sports and Leisure Districtwide Powerlifting Championship in Bhaktapur on Saturday.
December 22, 2021

Priests carry the idol of Rato Machindranath towards Machindra Bahal, Lalitpur from Bungamati on Thursday. The idol will stay in Machindra Bahal for the next six months, and will return to Bungamati around April after the annual jatra.
December 22, 2021

Girls from the Newa community get married at least 3 times in their life. Pictured is the first of these ceremonies called Bel Bibaha (‘Ihi’), where pre-adolescent girls are symbolically married to a bael fruit (wood apple).
December 22, 2021

The 19th edition of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) will run from 9-13 December. This year's lineup includes 60 films from 28 countries and will be held in a hybrid format with in-person screenings at Film Development Board's auditorium at Chabahil and online.
December 5, 2021

Thirty eight years after it was stolen, Laxmi Narayan is re-consecrated in the two-tiered temple in Patko tole, Patan on Saturday.
December 5, 2021

Devotees light oil lamps in memory of their deceased family members at Pashupatinath temple on Thursday before the annual Bala Chaturdasi festival. On the day of the festival, people take a holy bath in the Bagmati River and go around the temple, offering seven different kinds of grains.
December 3, 2021

Bakhri gaun, a Tamang settlement on the outskirts of Kathmandu is pictured against the Central Himalayas (left to right: Gang Chenpo, Gurkapo Ri and Dorje Lakpa) on Tuesday.
December 3, 2021

Artists from Shilpee Theatre perform “Sano Maccha, Thulo Maccha," a street drama that satires misconduct and corruption in government bodies, at Basantapur, Monday.
November 29, 2021

Devotees prepare samay baji in front of the Barahi Ajima temple in Bhaktapur during a chyama puja ceremony on Saturday. The ceremony was held seeking forgiveness from the gods as people have had to skip or shorten religious rituals due to Covid-19.
November 28, 2021

Civil society members along with Nepal Bar Association and other activists held a protest rally from the Supreme Court to Baluwatar demanding the resignation of Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Thursday.
November 28, 2021