The country is in a state of total lockdown to prevent potential community transmission of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Along with millions of Nepalese across the nation, I have chosen to suspend the freedom of free movement and stay home. The transition from social cohesion to social distancing has been brisk, yet we have no option but assimilate with the culture of distancing at the earliest. I find that in our attempt to distance ourselves from other humans we have come closer to our homes. A home is an inanimate object but for once I can feel it breathe and enjoy its privileges.
Feeling tense, it's so hard to breathe
As every night I cry so desperately
To put the hurt in the past
As I walk out of my room, my heart beats so fast.
You shouldn't feel so scared to talk
So scared to joke, or so scared to walk.
I love staying at home on Saturday. This is that one glorious day of the week when I don’t have to meet ten different people and sometimes, if I’m lucky, don’t even have to talk to a single person. I simply love it.
Most of us are guilty of decorating our homes when we first move in and then doing nothing to it till something breaks down and needs replacing. And even then we try to get by with the bare minimum. But home décor needs to evolve and change.
We live in a world where it is not uncommon to find people battling with anxiety and stress, on a daily basis. From financial woes to trouble in the family, there are a whole host of situations that can trigger anxiety.
Organizing your home is easy. It’s the keeping it neat, tidy, and clean afterward that’s difficult. You have to learn how to keep a clean house, day in and day out, so you don’t wind up spending your entire weekend cleaning it.
Known to be one of the most fitness conscious actors around, so it is no surprise that Sonu Sood's social media accounts are full of his workout stories. However, he seems to have found a new topic and that is of his nephew Rehaan and niece, Nyra.
It’s ages since I have lived in Kathmandu but I do not call it my home yet. I live in a house here but this is not my home. When I think of home, my mind’s antennas rise up with lots of memories—my identity, my mother, siblings and my neighbors. How they call me is different from what other people call me. My ears are tuned to that sound and respond to it quickly.
You can often change the look and feel of a room dramatically just by rearranging the furniture. For instance, if the first thing you see when you walk into your living room is the back of the couch, it tends to get dull after a while.
I feel a certain difference between a home and a house. One is four walls and a roof, the other is everything else. I am a student who lived in Vietnam for nine years and then in Nepal for four. The experiences of both drilled a clear line between ‘Home’ and ‘House’ in my mind.
TIKAPUR, May 10: Befani Tharu,19, of Mukta Kamaiya (free bonded-laborers) settlement at Lamkichuha Municipality, has been tied with a rope for the last 14 years. It is uncertain how long she will stay like this due to her struggle with mental health.
Studies suggest messy people are smarter but then studies have also shown that women who live in cluttered spaces are likely to have high levels of the stress hormone cortisol. But for those of us with busy lifestyles, keeping our homes clean is a task that requires a lot of persistence and patience. There’s a way to go about it: Become a minimalist.
Apart from sweating, the underarm area rarely gives us any physical discomfort. However, it’s an area that’s prone to darkening and that’s something very aesthetically unpleasing. Here, we bring you some easy home remedies that can help tackle this issue.
BARA, April 12: The menacing tornado of last Sunday wrecked hundreds of houses in Bara and Parsa districts compelling many households to live under the open sky on empty stomachs. After crying over their loss for days, the victims have now started repairing their houses by clearing up the debris.
Indoor plants have become a necessary décor accessory of sorts for a chic looking living space. Along with making you look like an environmental enthusiast, the freshness that comes with having a plant in an indoor space can add a lot of character to a home.
Decorating your home in a sustainable, eco friendly approach is the need of the day. However, sustainable décor doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style. It just means you decorate in a way that ensures a lighter footprint on the planet and a healthier home. Here are some simple ways in which you can give sustainable décor a shot. We guarantee it’s not that difficult.
All of us have been to someone’s home and marveled at how well executed their decor is – be it the right kind of cushions or making inexpensive things looks posh and sophisticated. It’s safe to say that the home owners’ personalities are reflected by the way they have chosen to decorate their homes, ranging from the warmth of wooden settings to the boldness of stones and marbles.
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?
Nothing lasts forever. One day everything will eventually crumble down into nothingness. Even that gigantic sun with enormous power will go on to mix with space dust and dirt. Earth is a home for millions and billions of species of animals and plants. Imagine the day when planet earth gets destroyed, all the life it has been carrying for so long will be gone within itself.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Chief of Army Staff General Rajendra Chhetri returned home on Friday after completing his official visit to China and Myanmar. CoAS Chhetri had left for the official visit of China and Myanmar on July 3.
KATHMADU, July 13: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa met with North Korea’s ambassador to Nepal, Kim Yong Hak at the Ministry of Home Affairs. In the meeting, the two dwelled to strengthen mutual collaboration and cooperation to enrich relationship.
KATHMANDU, July 13: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has put undue pressure on a doctor of the National Trauma Center to issue disability certificates even to those ex-Maoist fighters who are physically fit.
MoHA is collecting the details of the ex-Maoist fighters disabled during the decade-long armed conflict in order to provide them monthly allowances. Up to Rs 12,000 will be provided monthly to each of the disabled Maoist fighters as allowance, according to MoHA.
KATHMANDU, July 9: While Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa commemorated the deceased laborers of tipper accident and said that the government would provide Rs. 500,000 each to the victim’s family; he skipped talking about Dr. Govinda KC, his demands and Ganga Maya’s quest for justice as he addressed the federal parliament today.
DAMASCUS, July 9: State news agency SANA confirmed the that a deal had indeed been reached between the Syrian army and the rebels. The Syrian army and rebels forces have stopped military operations after a Russian-backed deal was brokered enabling some 28,000 people to re-enter the region.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said demands put forth by agitating Prof Dr Govinda KC would be addressed through democratic procedures as a bill on the medical education has been already presented in the House.
KATHMANDU, July 7: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Saturday stressed the need for wiping out syndicate in sports. "Syndicate in any form is not acceptable," he said at a programme organized here by the Nepal Magar Sports Association to honor Magar athletes.
SURKHET, July 2: As part of the 'Prosperous Birendranagar: One home, one woman employment' program, depending on the type of their jobs, women can get 50% loan without interest and 50% grant. For the first year of the program, the municipality has sanctioned a budget of Rs 18 million.
KATHMANDU, June 27: Indifference on the part of the Home Ministry and the National Planning Commission to relocate their logistics and goods stored in Singha Durbar, the main building which housed the central secretariat of the government until the 2015 earthquakes, has hampered the National Reconstruction Authority's recent move to carry out survey for retrofitting the century-old place.