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A young Nepalese girl wearing traditional attire waits for the Kumari puja to start at Hanuman Dhoka temple, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Girls under the age of nine gathered for the Kumari puja, a tradition of worshiping young prepubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy. The ritual holds a strong religious significance in the Newar community that seeks divine blessings to save small girls from diseases and bad luck in the years to come. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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A young Nepalese girl wearing traditional attire waits for the Kumari puja to start at Hanuman Dhoka temple, in Kathmandu, Nepal

An artist decorates the hand of a Nepalese devotee with mehendi (henna) during Shravan festivities in Kathmandu

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An artist decorates the hand of a Nepalese devotee with mehendi (henna) during Shravan festivities in Kathmandu

A tranquilized leopard is carried out from a house in Kathmandu, Nepal June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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A tranquilised leopard is carried out from a house in Kathmandu, Nepal

Nepalese riot police stand guard as activists from the Federal Alliance (members of the Madhesi and ethnic communities) demonstrate against the government in Kathmandu on May 17, 2016.   Hundreds of members of Nepal's ethnic minorities blocked roads in renewed protests calling for changes to the Himalayan nation's controversial new constitution. / AFP PHOTO / PRAKASH MATHEMAPRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images

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Nepalese riot police stand guard as activists from the Federal Alliance (members of the Madhesi and ethnic communities) demonstrate against the government in Kathmandu 

A Nepalese Hindu devotee takes a holy ba...A Nepalese Hindu devotee takes a holy bath as they mark the Mother's Day Festival at Matathirtha on the outskirts of Kathmandu on May 6, 2016.  Nepalese Hindu devotees come from across the country to bathe, offer prayers and leave offerings at the Matathirtha Temple during the event, which honours mothers who have passed away.  / AFP PHOTO / PRAKASH MATHEMAPRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images

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A Nepalese Hindu devotee takes a holy bath as they mark the Mother’s Day Festival at Matathirtha on the outskirts of Kathmandu

A man looks towards a lunar halo seen above the sky of Kathmandu...A man looks towards a lunar halo seen above the sky of Kathmandu, Nepal, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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A man looks towards a lunar halo seen above the sky of Kathmandu, Nepal

Nepalese police keep watch on 57th anniv...Nepalese police keep watch on 57th anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, at Jawalakhel Tibetan camp in Lalitpur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on March 10, 2016.  Tight security prevent grand commemorations of the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule in  Nepal, which is under intense pressure from its giant neighbour China to not tolerate "anti-China activities". / AFP / PRAKASH MATHEMAPRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images

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Nepalese police keep watch on 57th anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, at Jawalakhel Tibetan camp in Lalitpur on the outskirts of Kathmandu 

TOPSHOT - A Sadhu (Hindu holy man), smok...TOPSHOT - A Sadhu (Hindu holy man), smokes a chillum, a traditional clay pipe, as a holy offering to Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of creation and destruction near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on March 6, 2016, on the eve of the Hindu festival Maha Shivaratri. Hindus mark the Maha Shivratri festival by offering special prayers and fasting.  / AFP / PRAKASH MATHEMAPRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images

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A Sadhu smokes a chillum, a traditional clay pipe, as a holy offering to Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of creation and destruction near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu 

Nepalese Hindu women cover themselves with plastic sheet and take cover as it rains during Swasthani Bratakatha festival  in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. During this festival, devotees recite holy scriptures dedicated to Hindu goddess Swathing and Lord Shiva. Unmarried women pray to get a good husband while those married pray for the longevity of their husbands by observing a month-long fast. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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Nepalese Hindu women cover themselves with a plastic sheet, and take shelter from the rain, during the Swasthani Bratakatha festival in Kathmandu, Nepal

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, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Hinduism is the major religion of Nepal with over 80 percent people identifying themselves as Hindus according to a 2011 census. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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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, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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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. 13 January 2016. The Nepal authority of reconstruction is scheduled its formal function to rebuild Nepal nationwide from 16 January 2016. The International community had pledged $4.1 billion for rebuilding Nepal. On 25 April 2015, a earthquake of 7.9 magnitude left Nepal devastated over half a million houses were completely destroyed affecting millions of Nepalese which has killed  over 9,000 people.

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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 magnitude-7.8 earthquake on 25 April 2015 killed nearly 9,000 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of houses

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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, Oct. 19, 2015. 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 as the ethnic Madhesis protest against the new constitution of Nepal.

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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

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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

A Nepalese man waits for customers at his shop in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. Indian trucks carrying food and fuel began trickling into Nepal on Wednesday, a welcomed development for a nation grappling with shortages caused by a blockade during protests against the country's new constitution. Nepal has restricted the movement of vehicles due to the fuel shortages, with cars permitted to run only on alternate days. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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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 September 21, 2015. Nepal adopted its first full democratic constitution on Sunday, a historic step for a nation that has witnessed war, a palace massacre and devastating earthquakes since a campaign to create a modern state began more than 65 years ago

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People cheer as they gather during a celebration a day after the first democratic constitution was announced in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday

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...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 August 20, 2015

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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

epa04887005 A girl stands amid floodwaters at her flooded home in a squatters' area after heavy rains in Kathmandu, Nepal, 17 August 2015. Hundreds of houses at a Bagmati squatters' settlement became waterlogged after the Bagmati River burst its banks.

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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 woman activist lies down on the road near the police barricade during their sleeping protest demanding Women Rights in the upcoming constitution in Kathmandu...A woman activist lies down on the road near the police barricade during their sleeping protest demanding Women Rights in the upcoming constitution in Kathmandu, Nepal August 7, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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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