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Putting your pets first

November 2, 2018 11:20 AM

The festive season is upon us and it is once again time to celebrate. Tihar is just around the corner and preparations are in full swing, if the lights and flowers are any indication. While it is our time to revel and have fun, it just isn’t the same for our pets.

Good Reads

November 2, 2018 11:15 AM

Hostage, The Wayward Daughter and Sea Prayer

Treats of tihar

November 2, 2018 11:15 AM

Tips to make Tihar specialties properly

Rangoli hacks

November 2, 2018 10:00 AM

Clever rangoli hacks to glam up your space this Tihar and make your festive game strong

The rituals decoded

November 2, 2018 09:30 AM

The importance of the five days of Tihar

Awesome add-ons

November 2, 2018 09:00 AM

Simple ways to style your hair and put some oomph in it

Mastering the art of dressing to look fabulous

November 2, 2018 08:53 AM

While no body shape is anything short of beautiful, some people believe that certain clothes and outfits make them feel glamorous and confident as it suits their body type by accentuating or hiding certain parts of their bodies that they are or aren’t comfortable with.

The allure of accessories

November 2, 2018 08:48 AM

We pay so much attention to the way we dress that oftentimes we find ourselves completely stressed out while getting ready and, when we finally have the ensemble right, there is the big decision about which shoes and bag will go with our outfit. They say, on average, it takes a woman no less than 20 minutes to get ready. But sometimes despite making all that effort, something feels amiss.

Stories of Nepal

November 2, 2018 08:36 AM

Nepal really is a paradise for all sorts of travelers, not just for adventure seekers and nature lovers but also for the story lovers. From the plains to the mountains, destinations in Nepal possess religious and local narratives.

Bye-bye bugs

October 26, 2018 09:40 AM

How many times have you entered you kitchen only to come running out because there is a cockroach the size of a rabbit moving about on the pantry shelf? And have you lost count of the number of spiders you have captured and thrown out of the window only to find more lurking in different nooks and crannies?

Dealing with acne marks

October 26, 2018 09:40 AM

While pimples are annoying, the long-lasting aftereffects of these irritating breakouts are even worse. Pimples are temporary but dark acne spots can linger on for a really long time and, worse, it might never fade away completely. However, most of these marks can be treated at home, besides severe cases that may need help from a dermatologist.

The goodness of grains

October 26, 2018 09:28 AM

The concern for health is a universal one. Immortality is an illusion but prolonging life for the most productive of years definitely isn’t. And thus eating healthy has been on the prime agenda for an increasing number of Nepali people. While this is a good thing for the health of the general mass, unawareness of the health benefits of the country’s own produces is quite alarming. Too many people have taken to subscribing to western-tailored diet plans that cost an outrageous amount. The fallacy that everything Nepali is unhealthy has got to change. It isn’t.

Creating a cozy place: Some tips to make your room super cozy

October 26, 2018 09:25 AM

Winter is around the corner and it won’t be long before you will want to cuddle up and get all cozy.

Beyond the lights, camera, and action

October 26, 2018 07:55 AM

What we love about movies is how they become adaptations of lives that were, could be and should be.  Movies are portals through which stories are lived, loved, and cherished. Integral to the movies are the artists who bring life into the characters and give color to the pictures and voices to the stories. But the artists often have stories of their own that could pass off as movie plots.

Healthier holidays

October 19, 2018 16:59 PM

Holidays mean you let loose and forgo your otherwise strict lifestyle habits. But ‘enjoying’ the holidays with reckless abandon can actually be really bad for your body and overall health.

Fun with cards

October 17, 2018 10:46 AM

A guide to some fun card games you can play this Dashain

Getting your home festival ready

October 17, 2018 09:39 AM

Readying your home for the festivities needn’t be an elaborate affair especially since you have hundreds of things to do and very little time to finish them all before relatives start pouring in for tika.

Drinks to warm you up, nothing beats a hot cocktail on a cold day

October 12, 2018 13:15 PM

It’s that time of the year when there’s a nip in the air and you need something to warm you up from the inside. And what can be better than hot cocktails that taste great while soothing that sore throat or tackling the cold you seem to be coming down with all of a sudden?

Of rituals and traditions

October 12, 2018 08:15 AM

There was a time when Dashain meant kites fluttering across clear blue skies, struggling to stay up in the air, the long bamboos of the temporary swings squeaking as kids took turns pushing one another, and never-ending elaborate feasts. It wasn’t unusual for families to put aside ongoing feuds and come together for tika. It was a time to be merry and rejoice.

Fast food at home

October 5, 2018 09:30 AM

There’s no staying away from fast food. For those of you who want to try making your favorite fast food items, The Week has listed out a few easy to make recipes that you can use. Besides the fact that making these items at home is a whole lot cheaper than having the same at various fast food restaurants around town, these recipes are also slightly healthier. So get ready to prepare some food items you always seem to order when eating out in your own kitchen.