Say no to plastic

December 13, 2018 13:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: I think it is quite recommendable that a lot of organizations are taking extra step to ban the use of plastic bags from their workplace. It is high time we took an initiative to save the Earth.  Day to day, we come across a lot of articles and posts regarding the environmental damage caused by excessive use of plastic bags. The bad thing about people is that they dump garbage in the river, pond, and lake or in ocean. This not only pollutes the city but also kills millions of aquatic lives.

A glass of my mind

December 13, 2018 13:15 pm

All these years, I have been telling wine, Not to drink me. “If you drink me, then my friend, You shall not be able to walk at all.”

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Art has a unique power to attract anyone through its majestic splash of colors, designs and concepts. The scope of art is also enhancing.  But everyone cannot portray the things in head because of lack of proper guidance. Considering this problem, two fine arts graduates Sanjeev Maharjan and Sunita Maharjan establish an art studio and learning space. They named it ‘Drawing Room KTM’. It is a platform that helps art enthusiasts to hone their skills in paintings and drawing.

Hands that weave culture

December 13, 2018 12:45 pm

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 13: When the cozy sun shines over the Taulachhey tole, Bhaktapur in an approaching winter, a community of women gathers to carry out their daily knitting. With every finger spinning magic with the colorful yarns, they enclose a fragment of their culture in every making. For 62-year-old Nhuchhey Lachhimi, knitting has become a part of her daily living and a medium to escape boredom.

Souls of My City: Together as a couple

December 13, 2018 12:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: In a city of art, you also feel loved. Around the alleys of Bhaktapur in Surjamadi, one can see an old couple selling bara, chips and other fast food. Purna Laxmi and Tritha Raj Prajapati got married when they were 16. Today, both of them are 63. It was an arranged marriage. They have 3 sons and 3 daughters.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: 3-Day Souper Bowl Food Donation program that began from Sunday concluded in DAVSKVB School, Jawalakhel. Mother Teresa Social Service Club of DAVSKVB School had taken an initiative for the donation program. It was done to make differences in the lives of the children living in needy homes and underprivileged schools.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Actor Puspa Khadka, Samragyee Rajyalaxmi Shah and Rebika Gurung announced the launch of ‘Maruni’ movie while walking on a ramp. The team, alongside with the actors was also introduced on the ramp walk.

16th KIMFF concludes

December 13, 2018 11:15 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The 16th edition of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF), concluded at Rastriya Sabha Griha (City Hall) and Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu on Tuesday. The film ‘A Thousand Girls like Me’ won the international category and won $1,500. A total of 14 films from 31 countries competed in the international level competition.

The beauty of Kalinchowk

December 12, 2018 11:31 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: “How far is Kalinchkowk? It’s too cold! Is there a cable car?” Yuko Saanu, a Japanese tourist asked while we were about to reach the Kuri Valley. Replying to his queries, tourism entrepreneur Rajuman Maharjan said, “The sky is clear. Kalinchkowk is on the top of the hill”. Saanu again asked, “When will  we get to see the mountains?” listening to his question, I quipped, “White snow has already melted from the himalayas, transforming the white Mountains into black rocks.” Reacting to my funny answer other members of the team laughed.

Dear Sadichha, I am a 29-year-old woman working at a corporate house for the past eight years. I used to enjoy my work earlier.  However I have slowly began losing interest from my work. This is because I feel I have spent a long time in the same organization doing the same thing. I am convincing myself to keep up with the daily routine. However, I always return home feeling drained.