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Photos: Vanishing Cultures Project Captures Threatened Tibetan Traditions

Multimedia

The Vanishing Cultures Project's photographer-and-writer team journeyed to a remote corner of Nepal to document the indigenous Loba people and threats to their way of life.

Photo of the Day: Elephant Race

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Nepalese mahouts guide their elephants with grass across the Rapati river before the eighth International Elephant Race at Sauraha in Chitwan on December 27, 2011. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Protests in Nepal Over Genetically Engineered Seeds

Lifestyle

Writer and photographer Kashish Das Shrestha shares his photos of anti-Monsanto protests and the agricultural landscapes in Nepal.

Photo of the Day: Celebrating Eid in Nepal

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A Nepalese Muslim performs Eid al-Adha morning prayers at the Kashmiri Mosque in Kathmandu on November 7, 2011. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Diwali Around the World, in Photos and Tweets

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The 2011 Festival of Lights, Diwali, captured in photos and tweets from around the world.

Himalayan Meltdown: New Climate Change Film to Screen at Asia Society

Sustainability

Co-produced by the UN Development Programme, Arrowhead Films and Discovery Channel Asia, Himalayan Meltdown examines how the shrinking Himalayan glaciers and rising sea levels are affecting people in China, India, Bangladesh, Nepal.

Photo of the Day: A Living Goddess

Lifestyle

A priest carries Nepalese living goddess Kumari, Mateena Shakya to Taleju temple to celebrate the Changu Narayan festival in Kathmandu on January 19, 2011.

Photo of the Day: In Nepal, UN Mission Wraps It Up

Policy

United Nations peace mission to Nepal ends after 4 years.

'Undesired' Women in India

Multimedia

A powerful new documentary tells of forced abortions, neglect, murder ...  and a few courageous Indian women working to confront a widespread problem.

Photo of the Day: On Top of the World

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An ultra light aircraft flies against the backdrop of the the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Machhapuchre that has a height of 6993 metres, in the popular destination of Pokhara, some of 200 kms west of Kathmandu on October 14, 2010.