PEACEFUL NEW YEAR: Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala releases a dove as (r-l) Naresh Bir Kansakar, Pradeep Gyawali and Padma Ratna Tuladhar share the podium with him during the launch of the Nepal New Year Bhintuna rally in Basantapur on Monday.
GRAY MEETS GREY: US ambassador to Nepal James Moriarty and Maoist leader Deb Gurung stand together at a program marking the 61st United Nations Day on Friday.
LEISURELY WORSHIP: Some boat, others line up to pray on Tuesday at the Rani Pokhari temple, which opens once a year on Bhai Tika for people who don\'t have brothers or sisters.
FEEDING THE FIRE IN THE BELLY: Maoists recoup their strength at lunch during a deusi program at Tri Chandra Campus on Saturday.
SCARFING UP A VICTORY: A horseman thunders past and swoops up the ultimate prize, a khada, at the annual Yarthung horseracing festival in Manang last week.