The Week in Pictures

Published On: March 17, 2018 06:40 PM NPT By: Republica


Cover Photo: March 12: Rescue teams next to a wreckage of a plane that crashed in the country’s only  International Airport. 51 passengers were killed and 20 sustained injuries. US-Bangla Airlines has suspended flights to Kathmandu indefinitely after its plane crashed at TIA. Visiting Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism of Bangladesh, AKM Shahjahan Kamal, called on Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa to discuss the US-Bangla passenger airplane fatal crash. Photo: Keshab Thoker

 March 11: People heading to their destination in two wheelers  during rain at Mahankal road, Kathmandu on Sunday. Photo: Bijay Gajmer

March 12: Nepal secured the One Day International (ODI) status for four years till 2022 as the Netherlands thrashed Hong Kong by 44 runs in ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers.Nepal has secured this status after 22 years of obtaining the associate status. Photo: Sandeep Lamichhane, Twitter

 March 13: Bidya Devi Bhandari was sworn in as the President of Nepal for the second time.Fomer Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli administered the oath of office and secrecy to Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas. The Judicial Council relieved Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli of his responsibility on Wednesday.Photo: Keshab Thoker

 March 14: Farmer ploughing field in Pattabari,Nuwakot. Photo: Rajib Khatri

 March 15: The government banned public vehicles crossing 20 years of operation throughout the country. Photo: Bijay Gajmer

 March 16: 15 new ministers from CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) were sworn in at Sheetal Niwas. Photo: Dinesh Gole

 March 17: Army personnel exhibits his skill during Ghode Jatra at Army Pavilion Tudikhel. Photo: Dipendra Rokka


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