Emotional minefield of adolescence

October 22, 2016 09:24 am

The question amounted to this. “Why is my teenager so much more easily upset than as a child?”

British heartthrob Benedict Cumberbatch loved his close encounter with special effects when he swapped his Sherlock Holmes deerstalker for a superhero cape in his latest movie outing, ‘Doctor Strange’.

Jazzmandu enthralls school students

October 22, 2016 09:10 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: More than 300 students from schools around Kathmandu were the first audience for this year’s ‘Surya Nepal Jazzmandu’ music festival that opened on Thursday at Alliance Francaise in Tripureshwar.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Ten schools from Kathmandu and one school from Udaypur are gearing up to show their respective plays at the inaugural Bhadgaun International Children’s Theater Festival that’s set to kick off from October 23.

Islamabad, Oct 21: A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.

If you cannot take your eyes off the innumerable selfies posted on social networking sites like Facebook, take heed. Researchers have found that the more often people view their own and others’ selfies, the lower is their level of self-esteem and life satisfaction.

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, who fronts new campaign #EverydayHeroes, which celebrates real life people who have bravely spoken up, overcome prejudices and biases against mental illnesses and sought help, says he is proud of Deepika Padukone who opened up about her struggle with depression despite her celebrity status.

Bag it

October 21, 2016 09:48 am

A handbag has the power to make or break your outfit. The right kind of bag can create an illusion of adding or removing pounds off your body. Like any dress or accessory, handbags too should be chosen with care and not picked up only because you like how it looks - not every type looks good on everyone.

General Manager of Mega Bank and a mother of two sons, Raveena Deshraj Shrestha is a driven woman who pays implicit attention to style. Despite her hectic schedule she took some time out to speak to The Week about the luxury essentials she can’t do without.

Unsolicited advice that I live by

October 21, 2016 09:06 am

There was a time when I broke ties with friends and family over a simple altercation. One mean, rude, or insensitive comment and I would be done with that person. For life. I’m not kidding.