The Week in Pictures

Published On: March 3, 2018 06:40 PM NPT

Feb 25: Farmers spray pesticides before cultivating sugarcane in Nijdagh, Bara. Sugarcane and banana are major cash crops of Bara’s agricultural land. Despite high production, farmers complain that local sugarcane and banana failed to get proper market due to import from India.   Photo: Dipendra, Rokka/ 

Feb 26: Newly appointed ministers (L-R) Dr Yuwaraj Kahtiwada, Ministry of Finance, Matrika Yadav, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Ram Bahadur Thapa, Ministry of HomeAffairs and Ishwor Pokhrel, Ministry of Defence swearing oath with President Bidhya Devi Bhandari during Oath Swearing Ceremony at Shital Niwas in Kathmandu. Photo: Dipesh Shrestha/ 

Feb 27: People with banner and candle light stage protest to stop war in Ghouta of Syria. In 12 days of airstrikes, hundreds have been killed, including children. Photo: 

Feb 28: Towards foreign employment: People queue outside the Embassy of the UAE to stamp their police report.  Remittance contributes to 30% of Nepal’s total GDP. Photo: 

March 1: A child paints color to a tourist during Holi in Basantapur Durbar Square. Holi was observed on March 1 and 2. Photo: Dipendra Rokka/Republica/Nagarik.

March 2: Jagat Maya Tamangi, street vendor from Kavre weaves flower garland at Indra chowk.  She has been making a living by selling garlands for the past 40 years.  Photo: Pratik Rayamajhi/ 

March 3: World Record Council, Nepal organized a gathering of more than 75,000 people who came together to hold a new record saying BUDDHA WAS BORN IN NEPAL.” Photo: Dipendra Rokka/ 


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