The Week in Pictures

Published On: January 27, 2018 06:40 PM NPT

Jan 21: Women devotees return after offering prayers to Lord Madhav Narayan after fetching the holy water from the Triveni River during the Madhav Narayan festival or Swasthani Barta Katha in Panauti village, Karve. Women observe a fast and pray to goddess Swasthani for long life and prosperity of their husbands during the month long festival. 

Photo: Dipendra Rokka /

Jan 22: A girl poses on a paper lotus flower dressed as Goddess Saraswoti during Shreepanchami festival at S.A.B. Public School in Ghattekulo.  Photo: Bijay Gajmer/

Jan 23: An artisan carves a mandala in stone at Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu. 

Photo: Dipendra Rokka/

Jan 24: Girls take selfie during snowfall at Chandragiri Hills in Kathmandu. Westerly wind brought snowfall across mountainous regions. Chandragiri, the nearest highest point from the country’s capital also experienced snowfall. Photo: Keshab Thoker/

Jan 25: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba provides Rs. 5,000 check to a patient suffering from serious illnesses including kidney failure, cancer and spinal injury. The government has started to distribute monthly allowance to patients across the country. Roughly 35,000 new cancer patients are being affected from the disease every year. Photo: Dinesh Gole/

Jan 26: Ambassador of India to Nepal, Surjit Singh Majithia distributing ambulances and school buses to various health facilities and institutes on the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India at Indian Embassy Lainchaur Kathmandu. 

Photo: Dinesh Gole/ myrepublica.comJan 27: People basking in the wintry-sun, on roof of the house at jorpati Kathmandu as the temperature of Kathmandu Valley goes down.
Photo: keshab thoker/

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