Reusing food waste

Published On: May 10, 2019 09:40 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Did you know that a lot of the food waste that you throw out on a regular basis could be reused for something else? From adding them to your food in place of flavoring agents to using them as cleaning products and air fresheners, here are some creative ways to reuse food waste.

Press and freedom

Published On: May 10, 2019 09:34 AM NPT By: Gunjan Upadhyay

As we celebrated World Press Freedom Day on May 3, Nepal’s position in the World Press Freedom Index – an assessment of the entire eco-system in which journalists operate – remained unchanged at 106 out of a total of 180 countries.

Wear or bare?

Published On: May 10, 2019 09:23 AM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

Whether you want to put on some bold lipstick and do fancy eye makeup or not is up to you. It’s a personal choice. But women are often criticized for both wearing and not wearing makeup. Wear too much and you are called cake-face. Go bare and you are asked if you are tired or sick. In this case, why can you do? Wear or go bare?

Land of noodles

Published On: May 3, 2019 12:50 PM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

An Asian Fusion Pranaya Limbu had dreamed of opening a noodle bar of his own in Nepal for a very long time. As someone who would choose a bowl of steaming noodles over a plate of dal-bhat any day, this seemed like his true calling. Thus opening his noodle bar, Luma in Boudha, was a dream come true for him.

IN PICTURES: Above the clouds

Published On: May 3, 2019 12:30 PM NPT By: Heema Rai

Mundum is an orally passed down heritage of the indigenous Kirat people which guides their rites, culture, and life in lieu of written religious texts. Khotang, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu and Okhaldhunga in Eastern Nepal are the primary domains of the mundum following Kirat people.

Inking to heal

Published On: May 3, 2019 10:06 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

All of this, however, was anything but simple. Born and raised in Chitwan, Shrestha has an educational background in pharmacy. Prior to his rehab days he had no experience whatsoever when it came to tattooing.

The taste of fine chocolate

Published On: May 3, 2019 10:00 AM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

Who doesn’t love chocolates? And, of late, there have been quite a few locally owned businesses that manufacture really good quality chocolates that can rival international brands. Shreistee Adhikari, one of the founders and manufacturers of Ecstasy Chocolates, says that they focus on great taste and smooth quality while making chocolates and claims that a taste of their chocolate will have chocoholics hooked to it.

Giving voice to urban youth

Published On: May 3, 2019 09:57 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

The team at Shilpee Theatre has decided to keep things realistic for “Symphony of Storm”, their new play that circles around the “storm” that comes with being a teenager in our society, encapsulating different dimensions of the teenage life ranging from education and family matters to love.

Faces of fashion

Published On: May 3, 2019 09:32 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

The fashion industry is intricate and elaborate. It’s not just the designers who ready the outfits and looks for runways and fashion shoots. There are many people who shape and influence the final product. From seamstresses and stylists to makeup artists and models, it takes quite a number of people to bring a creation to life.

Silent suffering

Published On: May 3, 2019 09:29 AM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

There’s a suicide prevention helpline in Nepal that’s a direct line to the psychiatry ward in Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu. On-duty psychiatrists at the ward attend to this helpline and each week at least a couple of calls come in. Some weeks, the phone rings everyday.