Education systems around the world

Published On: February 14, 2020 11:42 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Education systems, especially in the recent years, have been quite a topic of conversation. And for good reasons. With mental health becoming a growing concern and schools often being viewed as a preliminary institution responsible for producing a docile workforce, it’s only understandable why people wish to see a drastic change in the field. Here we bring you different education systems around the world.

Dreams of dining at a dhaba

Published On: February 14, 2020 10:49 AM NPT By: KAVYA BISWOKARMA

Located in Baluwatar, Kathmandu Dhaba is a restaurant that serves North Indian food and the main focus here is to provide simple, good food to its customers. But there are plenty of Indian restaurants in Kathmandu already, so why should you visit Kathmandu Dhaba?

Wake up and make up

Published On: February 14, 2020 09:45 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

23-year-old Pooja Magar never thought she would become a makeup artist. And such a fantastic one at that. Her life was pretty much set when she started working as a radiographer at Siddhi Polyclinic in Dillibazar, Kathmandu. Makeup had always been a hobby for her. She used to put soft layers of powder and eyeshadows on kids around her house and post them on Instagram. That was it.

Teaching a sport and sportsmanship

Published On: February 14, 2020 09:31 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

Nikesh Rai has been playing basketball for over a decade. And he confesses that there’s nothing about it that he doesn’t love. He loves every aspect of it—the training, the actual game and everything in between. Rai was even a part of the under 19 team that played in the regional tournaments.

Understanding Vastu Shastra

Published On: February 14, 2020 09:26 AM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

Dr Basudev Krishna Shastri, an astrologer with 15 years of experience, and an expert in vastu shastra, says it is a principle through which people can live in harmony with nature. Following the principles of vastu shastra will lead you to live a peaceful and prosperous life by balancing the effects of the five key elements of this subject—which are earth, water, heat (or fire), air and space.

Giving a good presentation

Published On: February 14, 2020 09:13 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Some love attention, some hate crowds and some are simply meh about it, but there’s one thing that you can never avoid in your life. And no, it’s not the common cold. It’s giving presentations.

Advertisements are necessary and they are fun to watch too. We all remember that one advertisement that we watched while growing up that stuck with us and kept replaying in our heads all the time. We feel advertisements today have lost that appeal because competition comes before creativity with most advertisers doing anything to glorify their products. We asked a few people around town which has been their least favorite advertisement in the recent times.

No stopping them

Published On: February 14, 2020 08:52 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

It’s always nice to see stereotypes and preset notions being challenged and defied. In the past few years, we have seen an increase in the number of plus-size women on screen and walking the ramp. As glamorous as it might look, the women haven’t had it easy. But nothing has stopped them from achieving what they wanted to either. Here they share their stories.

Cops & robbers

Published On: February 14, 2020 08:03 AM NPT By: Guffadi

Nepal Police has a new IGP but the top cop will be in office for barely five months and then he goes home with all the perks that come with being the former head of the police force. This is what happens when our chor netas don’t want to amend the 30-year service rule for our police wallahs. If someone becomes the top cop then at least let him or her head the office for three years instead of having IGPs for a year, half a year or 18 months or two years.

Love through the tests of time

Published On: February 14, 2020 07:47 AM NPT By: KUMUDINI PANT

Love—a concept that is often thought of as something grand and life-changing. But what most of us overlook is how that grand and life-changing love often arrives in the form subtle gestures and soft-spoken words, say most of the people The Week spoke to.