The bold and the dramatic

January 26, 2017 23:50 pm

You don’t always have to opt for your regular makeup routine, especially not if the occasion calls for something a little extra. The Week’s Reya Shreya Rai seeks out Onisha Mulmi Shrestha, at Galz Beauty Parlor, to get the glamorous glittery look right for a special evening with friends or a wedding reception.

Get fit

January 26, 2017 23:48 pm

If you are constantly on the lookout for new ways to stay fit and new things to inspire you to workout, piloxing might just be what you are looking for. It is a new form of workout invented by Swedish dancer and trainer Viveca Jensen which combines pilates, boxing, and a little bit of dancing.

The fascinating world of fandom

January 26, 2017 23:46 pm

The game, once you get the hang of it, takes you right into the dark, fascinating world. This is perhaps vicarious living at its best.

Taking care of your aquatic friends

January 26, 2017 23:42 pm

Many of us have tried to keep a fish or several as pets but given up after the fifth one died for no apparent reason. There are many basic things that we don’t pay attention to while bringing aquatic life into our homes. The Week talked to Dhan Bahadur Shrestha of National Aqua Pet in Jawalakhel to know the basics of taking proper care of our little pets. With Shrestha’s help, maybe we can finally have a happy fish at home.

Let there be light

January 26, 2017 23:23 pm

Nepalis have been enjoying uninterrupted power supply for a while now (minus the occasionally cuts here and there) and it’s taking some getting used to, especially since we had been accustomed to planning our lives around the load shedding schedule. But are we aware of how we can further aid the smooth supply?

Beyond the classroom

January 20, 2017 06:00 am

Unexpectedly bumping into a familiar face you haven’t seen in years while you are going about your day can naturally throw you off guard. Recently, a friend wasn’t just taken by surprise she confesses that she was actually filled with dread. The familiar face was one she hadn’t seen in 15 years, not since she had passed out from school

Over the years, the government and international agencies have incorporated cash transfer as one of the components of social protection programs.

Traffic, technology & conformity

January 20, 2017 04:27 am

There is just so much more that can be done to help the police render their duty better instead of token gestures that seem to be the norm. The ever-increasing vehicle registrations and resulting traffic congestion means that it’s going to take more than one drone, a few ‘Go Pros’, and barely functioning CCTV cameras for the police to do their duties effectively.

Confessions of a husband

January 20, 2017 04:25 am

We talked to some married, and soon-to-be married men and had them tell us what’s on their minds, and hearts.

A day at the Golden Temple

January 20, 2017 03:44 am

“It is difficult as I have to purify myself by bathing even when I go to the toilet. But, I feel free because nobody scolds me or makes me cry. I don’t have to do any work and I’m loved by everyone because God loves the principal priest.”