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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
A Nepalese Hindu priest performs rituals during Kuse Aunsi at Gokarneshwar Hindu temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on Thursday. Kuse Aunsi is a Hindu festival where fathers, living or dead, are honored
An artist decorates the hand of a Nepalese devotee with mehendi (henna) during Shravan festivities in Kathmandu
This photo taken with slow exposure shows an overview of Nepalese shopping in the very old Ason market in Kathmandu, Nepal
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
Nepalese devotees hold sacrificial chickens as they wait in a queue to enter the ‘Balkumari’ temple during Sindoor Jatra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal
Nepalese Hindu women cover themselves with a plastic sheet, and take shelter from the rain, during the Swasthani Bratakatha festival in Kathmandu, Nepal
Devotees offer prayers as they stand on the bank of the Hanumante River during a month-long Swasthani Brata Katha festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal
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 police officer sprinkles coloured powder onto a police dog at Nepal’s Central Police Dog Training School during a dog worship day as part of the Diwali festival
David Beckham waves toward his fans while on his way back after playing a charity match to collect funds for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) at the ancient city of Bhaktapur, Nepal on Friday
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 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
Nepalese Hindu women take a ritual bath in the Bagmati River during the Rishi Panchami festival in Kathmandu. Rishi Panchami marks the end of the three-day long Teej festival, in which married women fast and pray for the good health of their husbands to Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction, while unmarried women wish for handsome husbands and happy conjugal lives.