Where logic fails

Published On: June 14, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

Superstitions make us do weird things. We stop abruptly on our paths if a cat crosses the road in front of us, we hesitate to walk underneath a ladder and take great pains to go around it, and we knock heads again if we accidently bump our head with someone. That’s not all. It seems each and every one of us has our own set of superstitions, or beliefs as we would like to call them. It might have no logic behind it but, in its own way, it makes you feel good and gives you strength and that’s what’s important.

The many joys of baking

Published On: June 7, 2019 01:47 PM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

In the nine years of her career as a chef, she has worked with the same vigor and tenacity as she had when starting out.

The love for patterns

Published On: June 7, 2019 01:17 PM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

Mandala is a spiritual symbol special to Hinduism and Buddhism. Mandala literally means “circle” in Sanskrit and it is seen in religious texts and architecture in most regions of Asia. Nowadays, mandalas and thangkas have become a well-known art form here in Nepal as well as all over the world, thanks to their intricate details and colors. Sukriti Bhatta, an aspiring artist who specializes in mandala making, confesses that she is fascinated by the art form and wants to pursue it as more than just a hobby.

Comfort is key

Published On: June 7, 2019 12:00 PM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

If you happen to catch a glimpse of model Aanchal Khadka around town, you will find that she’s always dressed to the t. You will perhaps want to emulate her effortless style. A third-year microbiology student at KIST College who has been signed with House of Fashion after participating in their En Vogue series last year, Khadka makes sure she keeps her style comfortable yet chic.

Best places for summer drinks

Published On: June 7, 2019 11:15 AM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

That’s when you reach out for refreshing juices, smoothies, and milkshakes. Here we review three places where you can get these drinks and for quite reasonable prices to boot.

Teaching herself to Paint

Published On: June 7, 2019 11:04 AM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

From the day she fully learned to grasp her pencil well, Aakriti Kharel started drawing. She started with circles and stick lines (her imitations of people as a child) and today she is painting large canvases with intricate details. From sticks and lines she has grown into an artist of her own and all on her own.

Detox water recipes

Published On: June 7, 2019 10:31 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Detox water is any infused water recipe that helps flush your system of toxins and improves your health. Although the jury is still out on exactly how these drinks help remove toxins from your body, you can be sure that by drinking them, you are pumping your body full of vitamins and nutrients that will make you healthier and boost energy and vitality.

The world of cue

Published On: June 7, 2019 09:35 AM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

When reading of the greats of the world we often made a stop at legendary figures at certain sports in our GK books. While Sachin Tendulkar, Roger Federer were the popular names, names such as Stephen Hendry, Bobby Fischer were ones we never really got to hear about. But Hendry and Fischer were masters at their games and dominated their game scenes throughout their careers.

Apps you didn’t think you needed

Published On: June 7, 2019 09:16 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

There are apps you have on your phone that you never use and you have apps you need but never realize what they are or how they can be used. Ever stumbled upon a particular mobile app and wondered why you haven’t been using it your entire life? That’s a shared experience – everyone has that one app. The Week brings you a list of some applications you may not have on your phone right now but could definitely use.

Post winter blues

Published On: June 7, 2019 09:08 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

The last episode of Game of Thrones aired on May 19, 2019 and it marked an end of a show that had been in the center of pop culture for almost a decade. The show first caught people’s attention thanks to its explicit content (both sexual and violence) and for killing off main characters like how one eats popcorn, all at once and without much care.