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What’s on my phone with Karma Yangzen Lama Yolmo

June 15, 2018 07:58 AM

17-year-old Karma Yangzen Lama Yolmo’s covers of popular English and Nepali songs create quite the buzz on social media. As a Nepali Instagrammer and YouTuber, Yolmo has gathered over 20k followers on Instagram and more than 5k subscribers on her YouTube channel.

Gearing up for the World Cup

June 15, 2018 07:33 AM

It’s going to be sleepless month for 36-year-old Sudeep Thapa because he is someone who hasn’t missed a single World Cup match since he was 20 years old and, this time around too, he is going to make sure he watches every game.

Effortlessly chic

June 8, 2018 12:12 PM

​The in-house stylist of DS Collections, Ojashwi Shrestha, believes that fashion is all about experimentation and crafting your own style. And, with her own custom design demi-brand, uzukoavenue, that she plans on expanding sometime in the near future, she is experimenting with fashion like never before. Here, the 21-year-old graduate of Namuna College of Fashion and Technology shares her summer style. From her top three summer looks to her go-to hairstyle, there’s a lot here for you to be inspired by. We recommend you let Shrestha guide you through the basics and then add your own ideas to your outfits and looks to make a unique style statement this summer. Also, Shrestha talks about her fashion sensibilities and preferences to give you a better idea about owing your style.

Powerful pieces of art

June 8, 2018 10:02 AM

Art has the power to bring about change and question the way we view things and what we consider to be true and, often times, what art also does is bring to the forefront issues and philosophies that are lurking in the corner of our minds. Anything that has such profound ability and still holds as much relevance as when it was first made deserves a closer look. Here, The Week lists out five such important artworks.

Good Reads

June 8, 2018 09:39 AM

When We Were Orphans, Letting Go,  Ravanaleela

Summer coolers

June 8, 2018 09:39 AM

Planning a summer party soon? Or are your friends coming over for a round of board games? Whatever the occasion, drinks are a must in the sweltering heat. However, you don’t have to serve packaged juices and canned beverages when there are some really simple yet delicious drinks that you can actually whip up in minutes.

Up and at it

June 8, 2018 09:22 AM

Many of us start our day by hitting the snooze button, and literally stumbling out of bed at the last possible minute. Then we rush to get ready, gulp down a cup of tea or coffee and then run out the door with a piece of toast in one hand and the car keys in the other. But you will quickly realize there are a lot better ways to start your day when you start getting up a little earlier than your usual time and make it a point to start your day on the right note.

Simple workouts, powerful results

June 8, 2018 08:52 AM

First things first, no you can’t lose weight overnight. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t simple, quick, and easy things you can do that, over time, will give you the results you want. The reason why most of us never see the scale tip is because we are inconsistent with our workouts.

Pregnancy care

June 8, 2018 07:55 AM

As an expecting mother, you might want to clean the house, create some extra space, shop for new things, and redecorate the rooms for your future newborn. But, these chores might not be safe for you and your developing fetus as they might be either physically strenuous or toxic or both.

Making every rupee count

June 1, 2018 09:14 AM

Exploring exotic new places doesn’t necessarily have to cost you a fortune. You just have to be a little wise with your money and there’s a lot you can do on less. Make a budget and stick to it.

Good Reads

June 1, 2018 08:27 AM

Hot Milk, Once and For All and The Goose Road

Book lover’s paradise

June 1, 2018 08:21 AM

The 22nd Nepal International Book Fair aims to inculcate a reading habit among people of age groups as well as facilitate new authors and publishers and increase popularity of printed materials in this age of digital media.

Coding, the modern superpower

June 1, 2018 07:52 AM

The world’s fascination towards coding is growing day by day. Other than organizations and companies in the technology department, it’s widely applied in various other sectors like finance, manufacturing, media, fashion, healthcare and many more.

Running made easy

June 1, 2018 07:36 AM

Running is an extremely challenging exercise, but it can also be enjoyable if you know how to do it properly. What most people get wrong while running is the posture. Correcting your posture can help you reach your running goals more comfortably and easily.

Slowing down aging

June 1, 2018 07:28 AM

There is no denying it. All of us will age, and some of us will age faster than others. And as you consider spending thousands on expensive anti aging products, treatments, and even contemplate going under the knife in order to take the years off your face, you wonder if there are simpler ways to slow down aging and thus delay the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

An outlet for creativity

May 25, 2018 10:56 AM

Cute little shops selling even cuter merchandise with interesting designs and patterns or witty one-liners have been cropping up all around Kathmandu in the last year or two. And just a little over a month ago, another one of these shops, Alchi, was launched in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur. But you are mistaken if you think it’s just another concept store because unlike majority of the brands and shops that’s been coming up, Alchi’s primary target group is children.

Appreciating art

May 25, 2018 09:19 AM

“Celebration of Womanhood” is the new collection of art being showcased at the restaurant GG Machaan in Pulchowk, Lalitpur. It’s the second exhibition at the restaurant in their monthly series, where they showcase art on a single theme of a particular artist for an entire month.

Save your smartphone

May 25, 2018 08:01 AM

Smartphones have become an important aspect of everyday life, not only in terms of staying connected with family and friends but also in getting work done, staying up to date with important schedules and even buying groceries or clothes online. It’s become almost impossible to do without one in today’s tech-driven world, so much so that most of us have a phone in our hands for the most part of the day.

Must have apps

May 25, 2018 07:47 AM

If you want to make the most of your smartphone, these are some apps we recommend you must have on your phone.

Good habits for good health

May 25, 2018 07:43 AM

You don’t have to go vegan, swear off all the things you love and occasionally indulge in, like chocolates and wine, or make drastic lifestyle changes to enjoy a good, healthy life. There are some really basic and simple things that, done over time, can ensure you stay active and in good shape, both physically and mentally. Here are some of our favorites.