A boy from the slum jumps from one concrete drainage pipe to another along the bank of Bagmati River as he plays with his friends in Kathmandu on Tuesday
Devotees gather around the chariot of Seto Machindranath (C) during the Seto Machindranath chariot festival at Ashon in Kathmandu. The Seto Machindranath chariot festival is celebrated to pray for rainfall and good harvest for the upcoming year
Young Nepalese women cover their faces with bags to protest against violence against women in Kathmandu, Nepal. Recent cases include two acid attacks on school girls in the city and the rape and murder of a six-year-old.
Passengers exit from a Turkish Airlines plane soon after it overshot from the runway in Kathmandu, Nepal
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A Nepalese Hindu sadhu (holy man) paints coloured paste on to his face during the Maha Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hindus mark the festival by offering prayers and fasting. Hundreds of sadhus have arrived in Pashupatinath to take part in the event
A woman carrying a basket walks down a narrow alley as she returns from the vegetable market in Kathmandu on Monday
A constitution assembly member of an opposition party throws a chair during a meeting inside the Constituent Assembly building in Kathmandu, Nepal. The new assembly was elected to write a constitution after the abolition of the 240-year-old feudal monarchy
Nepalese riot police stand guard during a general strike in Kathmandu. The strike was called by various opposition parties to demand that the draft of a new constitution is done on time through consensus.
A Nepalese Buddhist leaves after prayers at the Golden Temple near Patan Durbar square in Lalitpur, near Kathmandu, on Monday. The temple, a Unesco world heritage site, was founded during the 12th Century and is famous for ancient art and carvings.
A masked dancer performs to a drumbeat during the Newari New Year parade that falls during the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu on Friday
A cow is garlanded and offered food during a religious ceremony celebrating the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu, on Thursday.
A Nepalese Hindu devotee stands with burning oil lamps on his shoulders as part of a ritual to celebrate the tenth and final day of Dashain festival at Bhaktapur, also known as the city of devotees, in Kathmandu
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Nepalese fire fighters and local people bring a fire under control at a historic house in Bangemuda in central Kathmandu, Nepal, after six hours of continuous effort
A reveller dances while taking part in an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) parade to mark the Gaijatra Festival, also known as the festival of cows, in Kathmandu
Children play in the street outside a temple in the ancient city of Bhaktapur near Nepal‘s capital Kathmandu on Wednesday
Dancers in Nepal perform during celebrations for the seventh anniversary of Republic Day in Kathmandu on Thursday
Nepalese street vendors carry carpets as they walk through Durbar Square in Kathmandu
A Tibetan monk carries a portrait of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during a function organised to mark Losar or the Tibetan New Year in Kathmandu
A Hindu Sadhu (holy man) poses for a photograph during the Maha Shivaratri festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu today. Hindus mark the festival by offering special prayers and fasting.
Hindu devotees in Nepal offer prayers by rolling on the ground after performing a bathing ritual on the final day of the Swasthani Festival near the Hanumante River at Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu