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Tractor trouble in Nepali paddy field

Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

Nepalese farmers try to control a tractor in a rice paddy field in Khokana, Lalitpur, on Monday. Rice is considered the main staple food in Nepal and the Nepali month of Asar, which usually falls between June and July, is typically seen by locals as an auspicious time to plant the crop.