A young Nepalese boy recites from holy scripts as he takes his lessons to become a Hindu priest at a holy school in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hinduism is the major religion of Nepal with over 80 percent people identifying themselves as Hindus according to a 2011 census
A Nepalese boy walks out of Pashupatinath hindu temple after offering morning prayers in Kathmandu, Nepal
A Nepalese worker demolishes a house that was destroyed during an earthquake at Sankhu, on the outskirt of capital Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday
A Hindu Nepalese woman participates in early morning prayer at the earthquake damaged Lord Hanuman Temple, which is supported by iron rod and wood beams, in Basantapur Darabar Square area, Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday. Six months after devastating twin earthquakes struck Nepal, thousands of people are still struggling in temporary shelters and dire conditions
A Nepalese man reads a newspaper in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday. Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa visited India for talks to resolve the India-Nepal border impasse which has left the Himalayan nation hobbled by a shortage of fuel and goods
A passenger climbs through the window of an overcrowded bus as limited public transportation operates in the city during the ongoing fuel crisis in Kathmandu
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A Nepalese man waits for customers at his shop in Kathmandu, Nepal.
People cheer as they gather during a celebration a day after the first democratic constitution was announced in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday
A man sits next to pigeons resting on a pile of bricks collected from the collapsed temple damaged during the earthquake at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday
A girl stands amid floodwaters at her flooded home in a squatters’ area after heavy rains in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hundreds of houses at a Bagmati squatters’ settlement became waterlogged after the Bagmati River burst its banks
A female activist lies down on the road near the police barricade during their sleeping protest demanding Women Rights in the upcoming constitution in Kathmandu, Nepal
Nepalese boy Santosh Nepali washes himself at a damaged water spout in Thamel, Kathmandu, on Thursday. The historic spout was damaged during April earthquake
Tibetan monks take part in a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of the Dalai Lama in Kathmandu on Monday. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China
A vendor works at his stall next to piles of rubble and debris from destroyed and damaged temples and shrines at Durbar Square in Lalitpur, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
A Nepalese homeless man sleeps in a street of Kathmandu on Wednesday. Nearly 8,500 people have now been confirmed dead in the disaster, which destroyed more than half a million homes and left huge numbers of people without shelter with just weeks to go until the monsoon rains
A man reads a newspaper as his friend looks at his mobile phone, as they sit next to collapsed houses on the outskirts of in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Friday
Women walk through debris in the early morning hours in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal, on Thursday . The Himalayan nation is still reeling from a devastating quake measuring 7.8 last month that killed more than 8,000 people and injured close to 20,000.
A Nepalese resident carries a child as she walks past damaged homes in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Wednesday, following a new earthquake that hit the day before
Nepalese search for open space as a strong earthquake hits Kathmandu, Nepal, on Tuesday. The quake that hit Nepal on 12 May 2015 had a magnitude of 7.3, the United States Geological Society says, and was followed by several strong aftershocks.
A pedestrian walks on the wreckage of destroyed homes in the village of Satungal on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Tuesday following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck the Himalayan nation of Nepal on April 25