Allure of Antiques

Published On: May 10, 2019 12:47 PM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

Mahima Shrestha was in a very disturbed state of mind when she sat for her CA exams because her grandmother had recently been diagnosed with cancer, and Shrestha had found out that the cancer had reached an extremely advanced stage.

In the wee hours of the nightWhen hunger pangs kick in

Published On: May 10, 2019 12:44 PM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

In a country of night owls Abhishek Gurung often wondered why there were no service providers who catered exclusively to them. “Most people I know stay up late and get their work done in the nighttime. Seeing as how our lifestyles are changing, I’d say there will eventually be more night owls than early birds,”.

The accidental food blogger

Published On: May 10, 2019 12:39 PM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

When she opened an Instagram account in 2012, Shahita Shahi had no intentions of turning it into a foodstagram. She used it to post pictures from her everyday life and her account was private. But @onehungrydentist subtly and gradually morphed into a food blogging account but she says she still doesn’t consider herself to be a food blogger.

Simple and wholesome

Published On: May 10, 2019 11:42 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

Everybody has a food preference. Some like chicken, some like cottage cheese, and then there are those who seem to prefer mushroom over everything else. Rajkumar Adhikari, a civil engineer by profession, had a food bias for corn. He always found himself gravitating towards “poleko makai” (roasted corn on the cob) that vendors sold on the roadside. But he found his experience of indulging in a perfectly roasted corn complete with chili paste on the side somewhat dulled by all the noise and dust on Kathmandu streets.

Rocking it Girls in music

Published On: May 10, 2019 10:21 AM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

The band primarily performs at events where they cover Nepali classics and sing their original “Thaha Chaina Bholi Ke Hola” before enthusiastic crowds. They have also recently launched their YouTube channel and are currently awaiting the release of their new single “Gunji Rahecha”. “There’s definitely an edge to being an all female rock band and we’re likely to raise more eyebrows than any other band but it also comes with a fair share of pressure,” says Renu.

Basic to Fantastic

Published On: May 10, 2019 10:17 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

It’s very convenient to reach for a pair of jeans and a t-shirt when you are getting ready for the day. And, to be honest, we get it. Not only is the ensemble easy to put together, but it’s super comfortable and quite chic looking too. There are ways you can elevate your style quotient while sticking to the basic jeans and t-shirt combo. The Week brings you some ways you can spice things up.

Lessons from K-fashion

Published On: May 10, 2019 10:04 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

The key to fashion is balance. And nowadays it looks like no one can pull of fashion better than the Koreans. Thanks to the Hallyu wave that paved the way for Korean fashion and K-pop to spread all over the world, there is no dearth of fashion inspiration online.

Wellness tips for students

Published On: May 10, 2019 09:47 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

School and college life can be pretty tough. And often times, parents and teachers make it harder by setting unattainable goals for the students. Psychologists say that cases of fatigue, burnout, and anxiety are quite common among student these days because of the all the pressure that’s heaped on them. But little things can help.

Reusing food waste

Published On: May 10, 2019 09:40 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Did you know that a lot of the food waste that you throw out on a regular basis could be reused for something else? From adding them to your food in place of flavoring agents to using them as cleaning products and air fresheners, here are some creative ways to reuse food waste.

Press and freedom

Published On: May 10, 2019 09:34 AM NPT By: Gunjan Upadhyay

As we celebrated World Press Freedom Day on May 3, Nepal’s position in the World Press Freedom Index – an assessment of the entire eco-system in which journalists operate – remained unchanged at 106 out of a total of 180 countries.