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.

Folk music takes center stage

October 21, 2016 08:55 am

Nepali folk music, which is on the verge of extinction, has got a new lifeline and admirers with its exposure to a substantial number of international audiences during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo held recently in Scotland.

Purano Dunga releases trailer

October 20, 2016 20:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Daya Hang Rai and Priyanka Karki starrer ‘Purano Dunga’ has released its trailer on Wednesday. Considered one of the most awaited Nepali movies of this year, the film has been directed by Ram Babu Gurung who had previously made two successful films – ‘Kabaddi’ and its sequel ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’.

Iskra, as usual, looked stunning with her blonde hair worn in beachy yet slightly messy waves and she rocked a flawless coat of makeup.

NEW YORK, Oct 20: Rap superstar Eminem re-emerged Wednesday with a loaded lyrical attack on Donald Trump, in a nearly eight-minute song in which he also identifies with the Black Lives Matter cause.