Award winning photographs of 2018 (Photo feature)


Dev Kumar Sada (left), uncle of five-year-old flood victim Kamal Sada, guides the boy’s dead body in the Koshi River at Kulari Village, Nepal, 13 August 2017. Kamal died due to sickness from continuous exposure to rainfall and flooding. According to local culture, when a young boy dies the body is supposed to be buried.Since all the land in their village was flooded, so Kamal’s family decided to release his body into the river. According to a government report, 143 people died, 30 are still missing and 1.7 million were affected due to three days of rainfall. The southern parts of Nepal are mostly flat plains with wide rivers that breach their banks and flood settlements every year, causing annual loss of life and livelihoods for families like the Sadas.

Kathmandu: Here are the award winning photographs from “Nepal Photo Contest – 2018” organized by Photo Journalist Club on the six different categories such as Culture and Tourism, Daily Life, Nature and Wildlife, Nepal smiles, News, Sports and Photo of the year.

Imagination… What I want to do, it isn’t matter. I have a dream to play with my colleagues. But I am being a living goddess. And I have a so many boundaries.

Before girls from the Newar community reach their puberty they are married to the wood-apple also called Bael. It is performed before the onset of menstruation when the girl is at the age of 5, 7 or 9. The ceremony is performed to protect the girls from the stigma of widowhood. On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017, 38 girls from Newar community in Patan gathered for the ceremony in Bangalamukhi temple .

Gurju’s Paltan firing a gunshot in Basantapur, Kathmandu after successfully erecting a wooden pole on the occasion of Indra Jatra.

Commuters cross the Dodhara Chandani Suspension bridge over Mahakali river at dusk. Measuring 1,452 meters it’s the longest suspension bridge in Nepal. PHOTO: KESHAV THAPA

A woman passing by the dusty road avoid to polluted dust at Talchhikhel in Lalitpur. Nepal ranks 177 among 180 countries in terms of air quality with pollution index of 81.76. According to report released by WHO 2016, the air quality of Kathmandu is five times worse than WHO recommended guidelines.

Love, life and livelihood; an example of inseparable attachment between the owner and his pet – Pandavgufa, Jumla, Nepal

Firefighters douse a fire after an aircraft of the US-Bangla Airlines flying from Dhaka to Kathmandu crashed while landing at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday, March 12, 2018. According to media sources 49 people have lost their lives and 22 passengers undergoing treatments as a plane carrying 71 people crashed after landing in the wrong direction at Kathmandus Tribhuvan International Airport.

A kid smiling at the camera while he swims in a pond in Kirtipur,Kathmandu on August 15,2017.

kids are playing on mud they are playing a type of game muddy jump . muddy game is interested.

A participant of Everest marathon jumps while he practices for the major event with Mount Nuptse in the background seen from Gorakshep.

VOLLEYBALL GROUND Locals play volleyball in a small patch of clearing in Solukhumbu. Volleyball has recently been inducted as the national game of the country and is very popular in Nepal, specially in the hilly districts.

First time bike race championship competition in historical city in Bhaktapur on 2074 organized by Bhaktapur Rider group

A man with disability turns down a student’s help as she tries to pull him out of a flooded street near Boudha Stupa in Kathmandu. Drainage goes haywire in most places in the valley when it rains heavily. Srawan 8 2074 (July 23 2017).

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