Gallery Archive

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

Activists start off 16 days activism of Violence against Women in Nepal with a demonstration in Kathmandu’s Maitighar on Thursday.
November 28, 2021

People in Bhaktapur celebrate Sakimana Punhi on Friday. Celebrated on the full moon day in Kartik, this day is of great significance to the Newar community who observe it by making figures of temples and gods around their community using different grains and bread items.
November 28, 2021

Dancers perform the Narsimha Avatar dance drama on the last day of Kartik Nach at Patan Darbar Square on Wednesday. On the last day of the nach, performers enact a captivating chase and kill sequence between Narsingh, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, and Hiranyakashipu, the demon.
November 28, 2021

People aged above 12 with chronic illness and comorbidities get inoculated with Pfizer BioNtech vaccine in Bhaktapur on Sunday.
November 28, 2021

Devotee offer prayers to the setting sun during the Chhat festival in Kathmandu on Wednesday. The festival is dedicated to the Sun God and his wife Shasti Devi (Chhati Maiya), and usually begins six days after the end of Tihar.
November 11, 2021

Winner of Madan Puraskar Bhagiram Ingnam (left) with winner of Jagdamba Shree Bhairab Bahadur Thapa (right) during the award ceremony at Patan on Wednesday. Ingnam won the award for his historical book Limbuwan Ko Etihasik Dastawej Sangraha (1719-2020) and dance scholar Thapa was honored for his contribution to Nepali dance.
November 10, 2021

Youth in Kathmandu participate in the initiative People's Climate Mobilisation in Nepal demanding climate justice, finance and action.
November 9, 2021

People participate in mass Mha Puja, a ritual in which people worship their physical selves as a manifestation of the divine, organized in Khokana on Friday.
November 9, 2021

Priests observe Gai Tihar, the day of the cows, at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Thursday.
November 9, 2021

Nepal Army marks Kukur Tihar at Bhairav ​​Bahan Gulm in Bhaktapur on Wednesday. On this day, pets and community dogs, revered as Yama Raj's gatekeepers, are worshipped and fed treats. This year, Kukur Tihar coincides with Kaag Tihar, the day of the crows.
November 9, 2021

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba leaves for the UK on Friday to attend the 26th Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP-26 in Glasgow, Scotland.
October 29, 2021

Blanca Martín Delgado, President of the Assembly of Extremadura, Spain tours Bhaktapur on Thursday. A 24-member delegation headed by Delgado arrived in Kathmandu today at the invitation of Speaker of Bagmati Province, Sanu Kumar Shrestha.
October 29, 2021

Tihar is right around the corner and potters in Bhaktapur are busy moulding clay to make earthen lamps called pala. This week, the courtyards and sidewalks of old town were covered in traditional lamps soaked in coloured water, and drying in the sun until they can be fired.
October 29, 2021

Farmers in Gundu are busy harvesting makhamali flowers ahead of the Tihar festival which begins next week. The flowers are a favourite at Bhai Tika, the last day of the festival.
October 29, 2021

CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli virtually inaugurates the party's local level convention on Tuesday ahead of its 10th National Congress.
October 26, 2021

The first 100,620 doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine under the global COVAX initiative arrived in Kathmandu on Monday. The doses will be given to the immuno-compromised, and not to children as previously planned.
October 26, 2021

Players from Bhaktapur and Bansgadhi municipalities face off for the Deputy Mayor Cup National Women's League qualifier football match at the ANFA complex in Satdobato on Friday.
October 22, 2021

Farmers in Jhaukhel, Bhaktapur are back in the fields to harvest paddy following this week’s unseasonal downpour.
October 22, 2021

People in Bhaktapur enjoying riding on a linge ping late into night this week between Dasain festivities.
October 16, 2021

A young devotee holds burning oil lamps on his head and palms while offering prayers as part of a ritual on the tenth day of the Dasain festival in Bhaktapur's Branayeni temple.
October 16, 2021