Showing a little love

August 10, 2018 12:04 pm

These days, cases of inhumane treatment of animals are gaining national attention. But this certainly hasn’t put a stop to these transgressions. Every day, the nine registered animal shelters in the valley receive over a hundred request calls each for animals to be recused from the fatalities they have become victim of. The calls come from everywhere, more in numbers every day and with more heartbreaking episodes every time.

Cultural cross-point

August 10, 2018 12:03 pm

With modern fashion slowly taking over the world, Kira Store Nepal, the brainchild of the couple Upendra Singh and Aboo, aims to create new designs by merging contemporary style with ethnic techniques from around East Asia, including Nepal. Bringing together different skills from different countries, the Nepali brand is an amalgam of all things beautiful.

Makeup is an art. It is a known fact that makeup artists have the power to transform people. They alter appearances and enhance people’s beauty. But there are also some artists who can take their skill to an entirely different level altogether. From converting into famous celebrities to trying out goofy Halloween makeup, there is no limit to what these incredibly talented artists can do.

More than just acting

August 10, 2018 11:45 am

If you want to establish yourself in a field as unconventional as theater, doing what you like may not be easy. It does not matter which part of the world you belong to, pursuing your passion most of the time can be extremely challenging. But Akanchha Karki was ready to confront any kind of challenges when she established Katha Ghera, a self-sustaining theater circuit, with her friend, Gunjan Dixit.

Samyog Guragain has been garnering a steady fan following because of his role in the YouTube web series 21st Love. Like everybody else, the rising star confesses that he can’t live without his phone. His phone has everything he needs – from his reading materials to notes that keep track of his ideas and life. Here, he gives The Week a thorough peek into his phone and his phone habits.

Where good food meets good ambience

August 10, 2018 10:18 am

Amidst the buzzing neighborhood of Jhamsikhel and the myriads of busy cafes and restaurant in the area is the considerably quiet and unyoked The Yard by Oasis Garden Homes. Oasis Garden Homes was initially a bed and breakfast company that came into operation in the year 2014.

The heaviness of weight

August 10, 2018 10:08 am

I will never forget how I decided to lose weight. A relative looked at me (in apparent disgust) and told me she almost didn’t recognize me during a family dinner. I was ready to point out that she had seen me after five years and a lot had changed during that time. I mean, she looked a lot older and wrinkly but I hadn’t been so unkind as to say those things while looking repelled.

Unpredictable explorations

August 10, 2018 10:07 am

28-old-year Rajat Khadka never actively seeks travel companions. He rather likes making friends along the way. For him, traveling solo is a way to explore his own limits, weaknesses, and strengths. And that is one of the reasons why Khadka calls himself a ‘travel-junkie’. He is almost addicted to traveling, with friends or without. Ever since he was a teenager, he liked traveling to different places of Nepal. He recalls one of his first solo trips when he was just 18 years old. “I used to love traveling on my motor bike, mountain bike, or by foot. I was never scared or apprehensive before any trip. I would just be excited about the adventures ahead,” says Khad

Ladies of times and beyond

August 10, 2018 10:02 am

Over the course of mankind’s existence, folklores, epics, and sagas have seen emergence as men have transcended tangible and intangible boundaries to reset preconceived notions of potential. And well deservedly, they have been sung of their valor and virtues by minstrels and poets over the centuries. Lesser known though are the counterparts of these men, the ladies, who have been masked in shadows and, although preserved in stories, not acknowledged or heralded enough. Most often though, they are figures of reverence for what they represent.

Shape and sculpt

August 10, 2018 09:56 am

Beautiful and natural-looking eyebrows are one of the hottest beauty trends right now and there is a reason why thick naturally shaped brows have been back for sometimes, from the runways to the silver screen. Not only do they instantly make your eyes pop, they also give shape and structure to your facial features as eyebrows are one of the most important keys to framing a face.