Gallery Archive

Rani Pokhari’s Bal Gopaleshwor Temple was opened to the public for the first time after the 2015 earthquake on Monday so that people without siblings can pay each other’s respects on Bhai Tika.
November 16, 2020

View of Kathmandu Valley all lit up on Laxmi Puja night from Chandragiri. Every household is well cleaned and lit up to welcome the goddess of wealth on this day.
November 14, 2020

Sneha's Care in Kathmandu celebrates Kukur Tihar on Satuday. The second day of the festival is dedicated to dogs when they are ritually garlanded and offered treats as the messengers of Yamaraj, the god of death.
November 14, 2020

Locals in Kathmandu prepare for the Tihar festival as they navigate crowded marketplace for garlands and puja essentials even as the Covid-19 crisis rages on in the capital.
November 13, 2020

The courtyards and sidewalks of old town of Bhaktapur are covered in clay lamps called pala, considered auspicious for Laxmi Puja, Mha Puja and Bhai Tika, which fall from 14-16 November this year.
November 9, 2020

Workers at Gokarneswor Kucho Suppliers in Kathmandu is busy assembling brooms ahead of Tihar festival. This year however, the there is not enough demand because of Covid-19 and production has dropped by half.
November 6, 2020

40-year-old Saraswati Bista of Bhaktapur is all set for Tihar and has cultivated the makhmali flowers that are much in demand for Bhai Tika, on the last day of the festival
November 5, 2020

Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane visits Pashupati and Kathmandu Darbar Square upon his arrival in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Naravane is on a three-day visit to Nepal at the invitation of his Nepali counterpart General Purna Chandra Thapa.
November 4, 2020

Nepalis crowds Pokhara over the weekend evan as international tourists stay away. Domestic visitors partially compensate for the absence of foreign tourists in Nepal's foremost destination.
November 2, 2020

Five years after the earthquake destroyed its central temple, Rani Pokhari has been rebuilt in its original Shikara style. President Bidya Devi Bhandari officially inaugurated the Malla-era site today.
October 21, 2020

Devotees line up in Bhadrakali temple on Saturday morning for Ghatasthapana even if they weren’t allowed in as part of safety precaution against Covid-19.
October 17, 2020

Reconstruction of Kathmandu's Rani Pokhari which was destroyed in the earthquake five eyars ago is in its final stages. Officials placed the top gajur to the Balgopaleswar temple on Thursday morning.
October 1, 2020

Artists from Shilpee Theatre perform a street play in solidarity with Govinda KC at Patan Darbar Square. In his 19th fast, KC has demanded that government establish state-run medical schools with necessary infrastructure and resources in each province.
September 30, 2020

Staff at Labim shopping mall in Pulchok get ready for the day as government further relaxes the lockdown and allows reopening of shops, hotels and restaurants.
September 24, 2020

Reconstruction of Rani Pokhari which was destroyed in the 2015 Nepal earthquake is near completion as seen in the picture taken this week.
September 24, 2020

Domestic terminal reopens on Monday to operate flights after six months of Covid-19 lockdowns and restrictions
September 21, 2020

PM K P Oli lunches 646-page volume 'A Treatise of the Constitution of Nepal, 2015' on the eve of the 5th Constitution Day at his residence in Baluwatar.
September 18, 2020

Nepal Communist Party leader Bamdev Gautam is sworn as a member of National Assembly on Thursday.
September 17, 2020

Intercity bus operators in Gongabu bus park sanitise their vehicles for the day as long distance transport restart after six months with strict Covid-19 protocols.
September 17, 2020

Nepal Barbers' Trade Union staged a protest in Kathmandu on Tuesday demanding all salons and beauty parlours be allowed to open.
September 15, 2020

Bahrain's 18-member expedition team from the Royal Guard arrives in Kathmandu on Wednesday to climb Mt Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak.
September 15, 2020

This year’s Rato Machindranath festival has come to an end. On Monday, devotees took down the red god from its chariot in Pulchok and carried it to its temple in Bungamati.
September 12, 2020

The rain god Machindranath’s chariot procession that was stopped following a clash between locals and police on Thursday resumed on Sunday adhering to Covid-19 protocols.
September 6, 2020

Chyama puja rituals for Rato Machindranath is underway amidst the curfew in Patan on Friday. Following Thursday's clash between locals and police, the local administration, guthi sansthan and heritage groups have decided to resume the festival from Friday.
September 4, 2020