From fat to fit

Published On: December 2, 2016 01:25 AM NPT By: Isha Upadhyay

Ashok Agrawal, 61, has been overweight ever since he was a small boy. He had been trying to lose weight since he could remember but the fat was stubborn and his weight kept fluctuating between 95 to 129 kilos. With a strict diet and regular exercise he would see the scales of the weight tip a little, but a slight mess up in his diet would increase the numbers on the scale drastically.

From a higher plane

Published On: December 2, 2016 01:23 AM NPT By: Biswas Baral

Here we are endlessly feuding over which (tiny) provinces should get which (tinier) districts and there is this genius geologist telling me none of this matters because, ultimately, all the humanity will be part of the same contiguous landmass.

Cool man Ghising

Published On: December 2, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Gunjan Upadhyay

For the general public who were gearing up to endure perhaps 18 hours of load shedding a day this winter, there is no greater hero than Kulman Ghising.

With prose and paint

Published On: December 2, 2016 12:11 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Erina Tamrakar does as she believes. Since she has always considered art and literature to be each other’s best counterparts, she really enjoys bringing the two worlds together on her canvas whenever possible. The Week caught up with the artist and poetry enthusiast to talk about her favorite books and its influences in her work.

Adventure Film Festival 2016

Published On: December 2, 2016 12:08 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Our goal has remained the same; to get more youths into adventure sports, provide a platform for emerging talents and to promote the outdoor culture with the hopes that as more youth get involved, they will take care of the area they ride, rock and camp.

A cuppa joy

Published On: December 1, 2016 11:55 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

As the months get colder we must find various ways to warm ourselves and keep the winter blues away. The Week’s Reya Shreya Rai embarks on a mini journey around the city in search of winter friendly drinks that you can cozy up with. These places and the drinks are perfect for a weekend get together with friends and family.

Fitness enthusiasts

Published On: December 1, 2016 11:49 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Many of us go through the struggle of finding ways to motivate ourselves to stay fit. The Week set out to talk to those people who have found ways to motivate themselves to work out to find out how they manage to stay focused on fitness.

The owner’s manual

Published On: December 1, 2016 11:47 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

We are all well aware that regular maintenance is the best kind of maintenance for our vehicles. Keeping a strict maintenance schedule for our vehicles allows us to become pro-active in staying on top of our vehicles’ service needs. However, sometimes knowing a good mechanic alone isn’t enough. It’s best to be armed with some basic knowledge about your vehicle as well. The Week has compiled a list of know-hows that might make you a better car owner.

No more hair woes

Published On: December 1, 2016 11:44 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

We, at The Week, consulted Suman Shrestha, stylist at K&S Hair Studio, to find out how we can protect our hair against the weather and pollution.

Lasik for skin

Published On: December 1, 2016 11:39 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

As patients we are always looking for more effective treatment options and in the world of dermatology, laser treatment is steadily winning the popular vote. Dr Subekcha Karki, MD. Dermato Prologist at DI Skin Hospital and Research Center, reports that these days they attend to at least a handful of patients seeking Lasik treatment every single day. Dr Karki agrees that it is one of the most compelling alternatives but she also mentions that there is also a need to raise awareness regarding the matter.