The wife is always right

Published On: November 11, 2016 09:23 AM NPT By: Kalu Maila

During the 2014 World Cup, I told my wife that Messi and his team would win the tournament. I really wanted Messi to win so that the world could finally call him the greatest football player ever.

Drawing Parallels

Published On: November 11, 2016 09:11 AM NPT By: Gunjan Upadhyay

The year 2016 has thrown up two unpredictable shocks – some may even call them unpleasant specially if they happened to be sitting on the wrong side of the fence on either of those events.

Making sense of Trump

Published On: November 11, 2016 08:28 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States of America, beating all expectations, defying virtually every major poll. His unexpected triumph in the American presidential election has not just confounded the native Americans but also its huge diaspora community.

To eat or not to eat

Published On: November 4, 2016 12:15 PM NPT By: Republica

All of us are waging a war with our bodies. Some of us are trying to kill that body fat and gain muscle weight while others are trying to gain any kind of weight, regardless of whether it is fatty or muscular; just want to see that increase on the scale. We talked to Dr Praniti Singh, clinical and bariatric nutritionist, at Norvic International Hospital and have some tips that you might find useful.

INSTA FIX

Published On: November 4, 2016 12:01 PM NPT By: Republica

We are always on the hunt for the perfect clothes, whether it be at malls or online shops. We walk and scroll and walk and scroll some more hoping to find something that is affordable, yet amazing. The number of malls, stores, pages, websites, and apps that we go through to find this haven is insane! And all this without even starting on how difficult it is to find the right accessories.

Warm up with Grishma Bista

Published On: November 4, 2016 11:45 AM NPT By: Republica

The need to warm up before exercising can’t be stressed on enough. Not only does it energize us but it also helps us enhance our performance, prevent injuries, and prepare ourselves mentally for the next level. A warm-up should be done before each workout session: cardio, strength training, and even stretching-based classes like yoga.

Detox drinks

Published On: November 4, 2016 11:27 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

As always, the holidays have wrecked havoc in your diet plans. You have gone so off tangent in your fitness journey that you don’t know where to start. Look no further. Detox drinks are an amazing and natural way to cleanse your system by wiping out toxins, and boosting energy and digestion while kick starting your weight loss journey.

Keeping it Classy

Published On: November 4, 2016 11:17 AM NPT By: REYA SHREYA RAI

At times when we can’t stop fretting over the trending styles or trying our best to look different, it’s refreshing to find someone who actually preaches to keep it simple and comfortable.

For the thrifty bookworms

Published On: November 4, 2016 04:46 AM NPT By: Joshna Karki & Reya Shreya Rai

Thamel is a perfect place for everyone ranging from carpet collectors to party animals. For voracious readers, there’s something there too. Thrift bookstores are the added thrills of Thamel for book lovers. The Week’s Reya Shreya Rai and Joshna Karki take a trip around the nooks and crannies of Thamel and list the five must visit bookstores that you can get lost in.

Our pick

Published On: November 4, 2016 04:44 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. The novel was first published in December 1815. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners among her characters.