February 3, 2017 11:55 AM NPT
Every conversation Sneha Koirala has had since she was a little girl has inspired her to doodle. She would draw a tiff she had with her parents, things she discussed with her friends and found that, though she grew up, she couldn’t stop drawing things. It was one of these drawings she did for The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them that gave birth to Studio Sarcastic. The Week caught up with her to get her talking about her creations.
February 3, 2017 11:32 AM NPT
Every New Year voracious readers seem to make the same set of reading resolutions: read more, reread the classics, or finish reading the books piled high on your bedside table. No matter how much we read, it sometimes seems like we can never quite catch up. The Week talked to some avid readers to find out their reading goals for 2017.
Saurabh Jyoti entered his office through a ‘secret door’, a door that blends seamlessly into the wall. A well known figure in the business sector, he is also an avid figurine collector who has countless to-scale models of superheroes like Thor and Captain America.
A good proportion of us, I suspect, have been involved either willingly or reluctantly in educating our older generation about technology, specifically the social media aspects of it. At some point, we might have had to play tech tutor to our old folks – mothers, fathers, in laws, relatives and those of a certain age – playing catch up with many wonders of modern technology.
February 3, 2017 08:59 AM NPT
By: Biswas Baral
Is there anything else in the world to write about these days besides one Donald John Trump? No, I’m not just talking about near blanket coverage of him in international media like CNN and the New York Times, both of which, we now know, publish only “fake news”.
From the golden window of Patan Durbar, King Siddhi Narasimha Malla (1618 – 1661 AD) watched the dance. Dark descended early in the month of Kartik and chilly air filled the palace courtyard. Reclining against a cozy cushion, he watched the dancers’ elegant movements as he took deep, slow drags from his elaborately designed hookah.
At the semi-finals of Crossmandu, a bike race at Tinkune, Kathmandu, he was leading when suddenly he felt another bike pushing him and lost control of his bike and fell down. In a high speed race, the person behind him couldn’t manage to slam the breaks on time and he felt his own teammate’s bike go over his legs.