A transgender from Nepal gets ready for an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) pride parade to mark the Gaijatra festival in Kathmandu on Thursday. The parade is organised, according to participants, to demand equal rights in their society Read more
A Nepalese Muslim offers prayers in Kathmandu on Thursday during Ramadan, when Muslims across the world fast for a month. Read more
A group of Nepalese farmers return home carrying their belongings after planting rice in a field at the beginning of the monsoon season in Jitpur village, on the outskirts of capital Kathmandu on Wednesday. Nepal will be celebrating National Paddy Day on June 29 2013. On this day, known as Asar Pandra, farmers begin the annual rice planting season and mark the day with various festivities such as preparing rice meals with muddy water, mud being a symbol for a prosperous season. The agricultural sector contributes about 60 per cent to Nepal’s gross domestic product.