Gallery Archive

Newly sheared sheep are led to pasture in the mountains of Paudwar, Myagdi. In autumn the sheep graze in forests as their spring pastures in high mountains remain barren.
November 11, 2018

Rice fields ready for harvest in the village of Paudwar, Myagdi. Nepal's hilly regions are full of terraced fields where rice and other grains are cultivated.
November 11, 2018

Porters and tourists make their way to Khopra Danda, Myagdi. Thousands of Nepalis are employed as porters and guides in the tourism industry and end up missing Dashain and Tihar festivals, which fall during the peak trekking season of autumn.
November 11, 2018

A Nepal Airlines Y-12 takes off from Lukla's sloping runway last week. In the foreground are two of the five new helipads being constructed to accommodate increased rotor-wind traffic in the Everest region.
November 11, 2018

Children in Bhaktapur play with fire crackers on the fourth day of Tihar on Thursday. Despite its dangers, smuggling and sales of fire crackers peaks during Tihar, leading to the increase in the cases of confiscation by the police every year.
November 8, 2018

A group of young boys collect money, sweets and food after performing Deusi in Bhaktapur. Deusi and Bhailo are traditional songs performed by boys and girls respectively during Tihar.
November 8, 2018

Tourists enjoy sunrise at Poon Hill, Myagdi. During peak seasons of spring and fall, the popular Annapurna Base Camp circuit sees thousands of tourists.
November 8, 2018

Swayambhunath Stupa as seen from Terger Oselling Monastery, Halchowk, Kathmandu on the evening of Laxmi Puja,the third day of Tihar.
November 7, 2018

Kathmandu Valley is lit up on the evening of Laxmi Puja on Wednesday. People light up their houses at night to welcome the goddess of wealth.
November 7, 2018

Children gear up to play Bhaili in Nayapul, Kaski on the day of Laxmi Puja on Wednesday, the third day of Tihar.
November 7, 2018

US Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry casts his vote along with Americans residents in Kathmandu in US mid-term elections on Tuesday.
November 6, 2018

A family in Madhyapur Thimi in Bhaktapur observes Kukur Tihar on Tuesday. Even street mongrels sport elaborate marigold necklaces and vermilion on their heads in the second day of the festival of lights dedicated to the dogs.
November 6, 2018

Wind blowing sand off the Karnali River where it breaks out of the mountains at Chisapani.
November 4, 2018

Shoba Shrestha, sister of yoga instructor Shyam Sundar Shrestha, speaking at a memorial in Kirtipur on Saturday for her brother who died last week after his bicycle fell unto an open drain.
November 3, 2018

Nepali folk rock band Nepathya performs to a crowd of music lovers in Rabongla, a town in Sikkim on Tuesday.
November 1, 2018

As Tihar approaches, women in Bhaktapur collect Makamali flowers for garlands to be used in the festival.
November 1, 2018

President Bidya Bhandari on Monday leaves for a four-day official visit to Qatar, at the invitation of Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Amir of Qatar.
October 29, 2018

Labour Minister Gokarna Bista and Malaysian Minister for Human Resource M. Kulasegaran lead a ministerial level meeting on labour migration on Monday in Kathmandu.
October 29, 2018

Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam was presented with the Photo Kathmandu 2018 Award of Excellence on Friday, for his contributions towards the development of Nepali photography and journalism. Alam was arrested from his home in Dhaka on 5 August following an interview on Aljazeera in which he was critical of the Bangladeshi government’s crackdown on student protests. As of today, Alam has been in jail for 82 days.
October 26, 2018

The new U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry has presented credentials to President Bidya Bhandari at her residence in Sheetal Niwas on Friday morning.
October 26, 2018

Environmentalist Bhushan Tuladhar, Patan Mayor Chiribabu Maharjan, Mayor of Kathmandu Bidya Sundar Shakya, non-resident Mexican Ambassador to Nepal Melba Pria and Director General of ICIMOD David Molden (left to right) at a one day long Mayor's Summit on air pollution in Kathmandu on Thursday.
October 25, 2018

Chief of Nepal Army Purna Chandra Thapa during a meeting with Deputy Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Nick Pope of the British Army at the Army Club on Monday. The officials discussed about strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.
October 24, 2018

Prime Minister K P Oli during the launching ceremony of the electric public bus in Lalitpur on Tuesday. Sajha Yatayat plans to operate five BYD electric public buses for intra-city routes. After the event, PM Oli left for Singha Darbar in the newly unveiled electric bus.
October 23, 2018

Prime Minister K P Oli inaugurated the launching ceremony of the first electric public bus in Nepal in Lalitpur on Tuesday. Sajha Yatayat plans to operate five BYD electric public buses for its intra-city routes.
October 23, 2018