The ultimate travel CHECKLIST

Published On: July 22, 2016 01:15 AM NPT By: Republica

The excitement around any upcoming travel plans is always immense. But amidst all the anticipation, one must not forget about the important things. Indeed, whether you are a first-time traveler or someone who has gone more miles than they can count, the art of traveling requires certain acts of mindfulness.

Dine like nawabs

Published On: July 21, 2016 01:25 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 21: Food enthusiasts in Kathmandu will be excited to know that The Café at Hyatt Regency is putting up a promotional menu of kebabs and curries from July 22 to July 31.

Lost in transition

Published On: July 15, 2016 03:25 AM NPT By: Cilla Khatry

On Tuesday, this past week, Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ accused Prime Minister KP Oli of failing to implement past agreements and said his party was pulling out of the government.

Stable instability

Published On: July 15, 2016 03:20 AM NPT By: THIRA L BHUSAL

With the third prime minister in two and half years of the current parliament soon to be elected, the old debate of government has been reignited.

Monsoon & mangoes

Published On: July 15, 2016 03:15 AM NPT By: Kalu Maila

My wife loves the monsoon season. I don’t. She tells me that she loves the smell of rain. I don’t. Whenever it rains, she is happy. She tells me that she used to always dance in the rain. I then remember my childhood days.

Confessions of a dieter

Published On: July 15, 2016 03:00 AM NPT By: Isha Bista

Last summer I reached my goal weight and celebrated by treating myself to a vacation. During the vacation, I ate and drank without restraint, and went everywhere in tubes and taxis. Ten days later, I was back home, looking like my old self, and ready to go on a diet to lose all the kilos I had put on in Bangkok. I had lost four kilos and put on six.

Step off that scale

Published On: July 15, 2016 02:55 AM NPT By: Aditi Sharma

I was wondering how much you weigh, said a relative to my mother who promptly replied that she didn’t know because she hadn’t weighed herself in over a year. She told her that the only time she probably took her weight was when the nurse asked her to step on the weighing scale..

The winning act

Published On: July 15, 2016 02:50 AM NPT By: Republica

Indira Joshi is well versed in the art of captivating her audience. Her presence never fails to excite concert crowds. It’s this kind of reaction that has helped her carve quite a niche for herself in the Nepali pop mainstream.

What is Kathmandu reading?

Published On: July 15, 2016 02:45 AM NPT By: Republica

Reading has always been a choice. Especially when schedules are tight and other daily responsibilities make their presence felt, we all know how tricky it can be to find some ‘me’ time with a good book. Indeed, it can be a challenge, but not one that can’t be overcome. There are a few of us who always find a way to indulge in their literary fancy. So this time around, The Week asked them about the latest book that is keeping them occupied. From collection of personal stories, analytical reads to classics, we’ve got their eclectic answers here.

Books for thought

Published On: July 15, 2016 02:30 AM NPT By: Republica

From the history of Homo Sapiens to the mysteries of Gods, genes and the cosmos, here are some great books that have already marked an impression upon the history of mankind and continue to rise profound controversies, support and criticism among the readers.