Siddharth Ghimire is arguably the most successful food blogger in Nepal. With over 120k followers, @nepal.food is the most followed Nepali food page on Instagram. Besides curating the page, Ghimire is also pursuing a bachelors’ degree in film studies, is a food consultant at multiple restaurants as well as a member of the ‘Women In Concert’ team. All in all, you could say his life is pretty hectic but interesting.
Bipin Karki’s outstanding performance as Bhasme in the movie Pashupati Prasad, his new approach to comedy in the movie Jatra, and his above par acting skills that brought much acclaim to his latest movie Hari has established him as one the greatest actors of our times. Karki has not only been appreciated by the Nepali audience but, if critics are to be believed, he has also been able to set the bar high for others in the entertainment business.
The #MadeInNepal movement has been very beneficial for local Nepali producers. Fortunately, it has also been a hit among both Nepali and foreign customers. To meet the growing demand for these products, many weekly markets and #MadeInNepal concept stores have been opening up in Kathmandu valley. One such store is Maya Ko Chino that was launched in November last year.
Azaa Regmi is gearing up to participate in the upcoming International Tennis Federation (ITF) Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championships being held in Kazakhstan in November. She got selected for the tournament after competing in the South Asian Regional Qualifiers in late April this year. While the 12-year-old is preparing for this tournament, her equally skilled 16-year-old sister, Alsha, unfortunately has to take a hiatus from international games because she is starting her first year of A Levels and wants to focus on completing her high school before she moves onto playing at bigger tennis tournaments.
It’s the same story every monsoon season. As dug up roads become waterlogged and thus muddy, leaving our homes becomes a risky affair. Pedestrians slipping and falling and bikes and cars getting stuck in mud pits are common occurrences. And, the construction and reconstruction of roads right before the advent of the new fiscal year (which falls exactly during the monsoon season) only make matters worse.
The Week’s Swasti Gautam caught up with Samyog Guragain and Anushka Adhikari, two of the most popular artists of 21st Love, to find out how it all started. Read on to find out how their journey is as dramatic as the sitcom itself.
23-year-old Iih doesn’t like to travel in buses and planes, especially not while traveling within Nepal. He claims he wants to experience the geography and culture up close and interact with the locals and for that traveling on foot is the best option. And that’s what he has done. Iih has traveled from east to west Nepal on foot, braving injuries and surviving an almost fatal accident. Here he shares his experiences.