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Stitch together, stick together

The two brothers work from 8 am to 6 pm everyday. Every morning, they collect their equipment—Bharat from a tyre workshop and Ram from a barber shop nearby. Bharat and Ram make about Rs 25,000 and Rs 20,000 per month, respectively.

Apr 20 2019

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The week in photos (March 7-13)

Here are some of the best photos captured by our photographers this past week.

Post Report, Apr 14 2019

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Vitality of Varanasi

Each evening, as the sun’s dying rays reflect off the expansive waters of the Ganges, hundreds of devotees and tourists gather on the ghats of the old Banaras for the evening aarti.

Apr 13 2019

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Video shows US Bangla plane crashing at TIA

A video of the US Bangla plane that came down at Tribhuvan International Airport on March 12 last year has surfaced on social media sites.

Post Report, Apr 06 2019

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Shelter from the storm

Since most homes were made out of mud and stone, the storm easily blew away roofs made of thatch or corrugated iron, leaving residents to spend the night under a naked sky, with only the stars for company. By morning, relief had arrived, and temporary tents distributed.

Apr 06 2019

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The week in pictures (March 31-April 6)

We bring you some of the best pictures from this week.

Post Report, Apr 06 2019

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Pictures of the Month: March 2019

Here is a roundup of some of the photographs taken by Kathmandu Post photographers in the month of March.

Post Report, Mar 31 2019

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Mourning for hire

But recently, surrogate mourners are available, for bereaved families without offspring or for those who cannot commit themselves to the rituals—for a hefty fee. Even though the profession pays well, the job has its bouts of social rejection.

Mar 30 2019

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Frustrated students take to streets, burn tyres after SEE exams put off over question leak

Students appearing for the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) in various districts of Province 2 staged protests on Friday, following the cancellation of the examination of Social Studies subject after a question paper leak.

Samuel Chettri, Mar 29 2019

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Road to Tilicho

After weaving through snaky, snow-laced trails and crossing two camps, we reached ‘Strenpass’ (5,258m), from Thini in Jomsom, Mustang. The air was cold and the hills, claustrophobic. From its great height, Strenpass overlooked the sprawling, pristine Tilicho lake.

Mar 23 2019

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Tarai celebrates the festival of colours

Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated in various Tarai districts  on Thursday. The festival was also marked by the people of Madhes origin living in various Hill districts including Kathmandu, where the colourful revelry was observed on Wednesday.

Post Report, Mar 22 2019

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