Nearly a week after a massive earthquake killed more than 6,200 people and shattered buildings, temples and homes, Nepal is slowly recovering from the tragedy.
The country urgently needs basic aid like shelter and food, while remote villages remain cut off from help.
The UN has estimated the magnitude 7.9 quake that struck on April 25 affected 8.1 million people - more than a fourth of Nepal's population of 27.8 million.
In Kathmandu, rescue workers in orange jumpsuits continue to search through collapsed buildings, but fewer tents stand in a central part of the capital that had been packed with people in the first few days. Some residents who had been fearful of aftershocks have left the city or moved elsewhere.
Hindustan Times photographers Gurinder Osan and Raj K Raj, who are in ground zero, focus on the aftermath of the earthquake in these powerful images: