All round fitness

January 6, 2017 00:25 am

You might not be able to do extensive workout on all the days you plan to exercise, but that shouldn’t curtail your activity level as well. Remain active and try and squeeze in some form of exercise at least.

Navigating through cloud services

January 6, 2017 00:23 am

News of the launch of 4G services in our country has been received with much fanfare. It’s all been taken as signs of our country’s progress in the internet and communication sector. Such advancement in these fields are bound to make various services more accessible to us, and one   the main buzzwords has been cloud computing.

Conscious living

January 6, 2017 00:21 am

The hectic lifestyle that we lead, knowingly and unknowingly, has a big impact on not just our psyche but our physical and mental wellbeing too. In the drive to do more, do better, and get ahead of the competition, we are often left exhausted and completely burned out.

Resolutions revisited

January 6, 2017 00:15 am

Every year, come December 31, I sit to write down my New Year resolutions for the coming year. The first resolution on the list is always the goal to quit smoking. I know it’s a bad habit and injurious to one’s health but I fail to give up completely even when I do manage to quit for a month or two every year.

Gurkhas’ granddaughter

January 6, 2017 00:13 am

I had always wondered how my grandpas ended up in the army. Sons of farmers, brought up in hills of eastern Nepal, barely literate, they enrolled, thrived in foreign lands, learnt the foreign languages, fathered children for whom they wanted lives better than theirs, different from theirs, and succeeded.

Window into secular Nepal

January 5, 2017 23:09 pm

All contributors to this volume seem to believe that the framers of our constitution were rather wise to declare Nepal as a secular country, even if they had to go against the popular view.

For doodles, dates and more

January 5, 2017 23:05 pm

Let’s admit it, it’s not only school-goers who are picky about their stationery. Many of us still feel excited at the sight of cute notebooks, colorful file holders or perhaps maybe even a collection of fancy pens.

Pandora’s box

December 30, 2016 05:33 am

If all the old disputes remain alive and nothing changed over the past 12 months, is there anything at all to look forward to in 2017?

When the clock strikes 12

December 30, 2016 04:44 am

It is believed that eating grapes in synchrony with the ringing of the bell will bring in a year of prosperity and good luck. Eaten one by one with each toll of the bell, thousands of people out celebrating eat it together but only a few eat and finish eating all the grapes on time.

Hopes and goals for 2017

December 30, 2016 02:24 am

As the year ends and we find ourselves at the doorsteps of yet another new year, we all reflect on all the things we could have done differently and look forward to making resolutions and setting goals for the upcoming year. Isha Upadhyay talked to some of the well-known faces in town to find out what their goals for 2017 are and how they are planning on achieving them.