Coloring through the blues

Published On: June 24, 2016 05:12 AM NPT By: Priyanka Gurung

Art therapy is still a relatively new concept in our country. But word of its effectiveness is quietly spreading among the masses.

The great exodus

Published On: June 24, 2016 04:12 AM NPT By: Biswas Baral

In the best of worlds, Nepal would be able to employ all its youths, and pay them handsomely too. But realistically, even if we can somehow manage the first, the second isn’t happening, which is why many Nepalis will continue to risk their life and limb for a shot at a solid middle-class life.

Not a woman’s world

Published On: June 24, 2016 04:00 AM NPT By: Isha Bista

We tend to blame the men for women’s plight not realizing that more often than not women make it easy for the men to act up. Our culture, tradition, and society teach women to be subservient and many don’t know that there’s a way of life based on partnership, and even if they do know, rebelling is not that easy.

Teen endorsed reading

Published On: June 24, 2016 03:36 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

With hectic college routines and the never ending flow of exams and important assignments, many may find innumerable reasons for why they cannot give time to fictions and some good reads. But there are many reading enthusiasts who find the time to read no matter what. Reya Shreya Rai spoke to some teenage girls, each with different tastes and inspirations, to learn about their favorite books and writers and what they think make these works unique.

Everyday verses

Published On: June 24, 2016 03:00 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

They say a poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. And with time as well as various programs, this is a passion that is spreading through our country like wildfire. The Word Warriors have indeed become very successful in appealing to the youngsters and encouraging them to play around with poetry. In fact, at the moment, they are gearing up for the first ever national level poetry slam. Those living in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts, between the ages of 14 – 25 and interested in slam poetry can apply for the Kathmandu Regional Slam before June 25. The regional slam is scheduled for July 2. In that light, The Week had a few slam poets talk about their experiences with poetry.

Inspired interior

Published On: June 24, 2016 02:06 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

There are two kinds of decorating. There’s the kind that happens to most of us just a few times in our life, when we move into a new space and get the chance to start from scratch — and then there’s the kind that happens when you have already been living in your space for a while. Either way, both have the tendency to be tricky which is why stores like Edge Makers at Bhanimandal in Lalitpur are proving to be quite a boon.

Everybody cheats and that’s ok

Published On: June 24, 2016 02:04 AM NPT By: Aditi Sharma

If anyone ever says losing weight and following a healthy lifestyle are easy, they are lying. These are perhaps that two most difficult thing one could ever face in life (even raising a kid seems like a breeze in comparison). This is because discipline is hard, and you’ll need a lot of that to keep yourself in shape, and also because it’s not a one-time thing but a continuous, never-ending process.

Cover story: In the name of compassion

Published On: June 18, 2016 12:28 AM NPT By: Priyanka Gurung

At the central level, DAH is responsible for managing overall animal health related activities throughout the country. Along with working on diagnosis, prevention and control of animal diseases, they also implement programs for increasing production of milk, eggs and meat in the country.

Have your say: The colors of Kathmandu

Published On: June 17, 2016 01:00 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

There is a lot that we complain about here in Kathmandu.

The Madheshi plight

Published On: June 16, 2016 09:20 PM NPT By: Shristi Shrestha

Madhesh is a geographical area that covers a major stretch of Nepal from East to West. The people from Madhesh share intensive resemblance with its neighboring regions which are part of another country called India. However, people from Madhesh are not Indians but Nepali citizens.