Gallery Archive

Nine-year-old Anshuman Newa and Briaj Newa get ready as a cow and a sage for Gai Jatra, or Sāpāru, in Kathmanu. Mainly celebrated in the Valley by the Newa community, Gai Jatra is marked to help the deceased pass from the mortal plain to Heaven. The Jatra is believed to have been begun by King Pratap Malla in the 17th century after the death of his teenage son to help him ascend to the next life and to console and cheer his grieving queen.
August 13, 2022

Young boys perform rituals at Pashupatinath to mark Janai Purnima. Brahmins renew their sacred janai thread and people in Kathmandu feast on kwati to mark the occasion
August 12, 2022

Nepal’s government decided to finally begin operation of the much-delayed Pokhara International Airport from 1 January 2023. 98% of the airport work has been completed.
August 10, 2022

Students walk to school through a landslide after it swept away roads in Myagdi's Mudi Village.
August 6, 2022

Youth protest in Maitighar Mandala against the reinstatement of Janardhan Sharma as the Finance Minister .
August 4, 2022

Artisan Narendra Chitrakar, 61, paints posters of the serpent god Naag ahead of Naag Panchami festival in Kathmandu. People paste the portraits of Naag using cow dung on the entrance of their homes to mark Naag Panchami.
August 4, 2022

Priests and devotees take part in a special puja for Lord Shiva in Kathmandu on 15 Shrawan. This month is considered auspicious for the worship of Shiva and devotees visit shrines dedicated to the god across the country to pay their obeisance, especially on Mondays.
August 4, 2022

People in Maitighar protest against the new amendment bill to the Transitional Justice Act by Nepal's government. Although the bill is progressive, it has been a disappointment to the victims and doesn't meet Nepal's obligations to the international laws, say Human rights activists, largely appearing to protect those involved in war crimes and serious human rights violations.
August 4, 2022

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Affairs, Donald Lu, arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday for a two-day visit. Lu is visiting Nepal weeks after Nepal decided not to be a part of the US government’s State Partnership Program, although Nepal has not sent an official letter to that effect.
July 28, 2022

Three new cars belonging to late kings Tribhuvan and Mahendra have been added to the collection at Narayanhiti Palace Museum.
July 28, 2022

People in Bhaktapur celebrate Gathamuga festival on Tuesday. The festival is celebrated by the farmers in Kathmandu Valley to bid farewell to the spirits who helped during paddy plantation.
July 28, 2022

Human Rights Organisation of Nepal (HURON) on Tuesday organised a protest condemning the execution of four men, Phyo Zeya Thaw, Kyaw Min Yu, Hla Myo Aung, and Aung Thura Zaw by Myanmar's military junta.
July 26, 2022

The House of Representatives endorsed a bill to amend the Citizenship Act, 2006 through a majority vote on Friday, amid reservations from the CPN-UML. The bill to amend the Act had been pending in parliament since August 2018.
July 26, 2022

Tourists enjoy a boat ride at Phewa lake, Pokhara on Sunday evening.
July 18, 2022

Chairperson of CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal speaks to media persons at Tribhuvan International Airport on Sunday after returning from his three-day India visit.
July 18, 2022

Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Pushpa Bhusal, a common candidate of the ruling five-party alliance, after being elected as the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives on Friday.
July 15, 2022

A fire broke out at a wheelchair warehouse run by the National Federation of Disabled-Nepal in Bhrikutimandap on Wednesday. The cause of the fire is still unknown.
July 14, 2022

Liu Jianchao, head of the International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party met with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday.
July 11, 2022

People exchange greetings during a program organised to celebrate Eid al-Adha in Kathmandu on Sunday.
July 11, 2022

Liu Jianchao, head of the International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party arrives in Kathmandu on Sunday. Liu is leading a six-member team and will meet with President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Foreign Minister Khadka, and other leaders during the four-day visit.
July 10, 2022

Pro Public and Environmental Law committee organise a round table event to discuss the purport and intent of the Supreme Court’s verdict on Nijgad Airport.
July 10, 2022

A herd of sheep from Kuine in Myagdi cross a glacier lake on the way to Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Herder Dewan Chhantyal is guiding the sheep to the base camp for 10 days of grazing.
July 5, 2022

Newly appointed Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Mrigendra Kumar Singh Yadav, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Mohammad Istiyak Rai and Minister for Forest and Environment take the oath of office and secrecy on Monday. President Bhandari administered the oath in the presence of Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister Deuba and National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Timilsena,.
July 5, 2022

The newly-appointed Indian ambassador to Nepal Naveen Srivastava presents his credentials to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday.
July 1, 2022