Mercury on rising trend

February 15, 2020 14:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Temperature across the country including in the Kathmandu Valley is on the rise for the past few days.

Tips to stay hydrated in winter

January 28, 2020 08:00 am

According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine of the United States of America, men and women should consume at least 3.7 and 2.7 liters of fluid respectively.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Continuous rainfall coupled with heavy snowfall on Friday crippled normal life in the hill districts across the country.

DADELDHURA, Jan 15: The highways in the far western region are often blocked by heaps of snow during the winter season. As a result, hundreds of passengers have to get stuck on the roads as the authorities ‘cannot clear the roads due to the lack of equipment’. Parts of Bhimdutta Highway, which connects seven districts of the far-west with the rest of the country, has been blocked since the past few days due to heavy snowfall. Dasharath Chand Highway, Jaya Prithivi Highway, Dr KI Singh Highway and some other roads are still slippery due to sno

ROLPA, Jan 7: The luxury of warm blankets in cold winter nights is a distant dream for those who are struggling to make ends meet.

Sandhya KC lead actress of ‘Pandit Bajeko Lauri’ shares her winter experience:

Ways to prevent hair damage in winter

January 6, 2020 14:30 pm

As the cold wind makes hair brittle and dry, your hair needs to be taken care of during the winter season. Here are a few tops ways how you can prevent hair damage in this cool weather.

Ode to winter

January 5, 2020 08:44 am

Winter is the best custodian of the nature. It may seem to muck things up but it rarely sucks them up. It makes beautiful young lady joggers look like shabby decoys wrapped in multiple layers of apparels installed in front of a store of a stingy uniform business owner. Likewise, handsome young men joggers look like nondescript and rundown scarecrows erected in the farmers’ fields.

Winter is here and the months of December and January are the worst months ever in terms of cold. And this year, the weather seems to have gotten worse. While we might wrap ourselves in layers of heavy clothes, it’s often difficult to keep our hands and feet warm.

SIMIKOT, Dec 28: All health facilities in seven rural municipalities in Humla are dealing with an increased number of people with complains of winter-related health issues as the winter season is about hit its peak.

With the weather temperature decreasing every day, we all wish to drink a cup of steaming drink that will keep you warm. Instead of the usual tea and coffee, why not try out a few new drinks that taste good and have additional health benefits as well.

Vegetable soup is loaded with nutrients and is low in calories.

Winter can wreak havoc on your skin — making it dry, itchy, and irritated. And it can feel like there’s no escape:

Winter

December 10, 2019 17:22 pm

With autumn, again the Jacaranda is nude And the Sun is limited. Some kids, in the steel bin, light a warm flower Seeking spring and summer.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Every morning while waiting for his school bus at Anamnagar, Sashank Khadka sees people bringing trunks of clothes to a donation rack. The donation rack has been there for about four months now receiving many clothes donors and takers every day.

Season of warm colors

November 22, 2019 10:07 am

Winter means you don’t really want to spend much time getting ready, let alone put on make-up. But to follow your usual make-up routine, one that saw you through the summer months, would be a sin.

Winter Car Care Tips

November 21, 2019 16:59 pm

As the temperatures plummet, the internet starts to bristle with many tips, but few hints exist to encourage car longevity and reliability, during the harsh winter months. Here are some tips for the same

Foot care tips for winter

November 6, 2019 09:00 am

One must care for their skin and moisturize it but in winter, additional care is needed. And here are few tips for winter foot care

Winter’s no excuse

November 1, 2019 10:18 am

It feels like summer provides us so many opportunities to be stylish and play around with our clothing choices because we don’t have to worry about getting cold. But winter feels like a dreary period of time when we can’t afford to look stylish without our bodies feeling numb all over. But a little creativity with your winter dressing sense can help you look fashionable and chic as the temperature drops.

Ways to prepare your beard for winer

October 19, 2019 15:44 pm

Growing a beard for winter will make your winter much better. Your mug rug offers protection from windburn, UV rays, and frigid temperatures. It can even save your life.

During the winter months, cold outside weather combined with dry indoor heat can wreak havoc on your strands, leading to split ends and breakage

What to Wear for a Winter Workout

October 17, 2019 09:00 am

Whether you're running or just going for a walk, dressing for the cold is crucial to maintaining your exercise regime throughout the winter.

MAHENDRANAGAR, March 6: In a bid to escape the frosting cold, the endangered cranes of Siberia have flocked the Shuklaphanta National Park (SNP) of Nepal.

Prime Minister KP Oli, speaking at a function organized in Kathmandu on January 30 for the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation and Bharatpur Metropolitan City to construct an international cricket stadium in Chitwan, said: “This winter, no one will freeze to death, we will not allow that to happen. The days of cold wave are over now. No one died of cold wave [this year] because we have dispatched enough blankets and distributed to the needy. We were prepared beforehand and provisioned enough firewood and blankets.”

Snowfall on Valley rim while mercury dips

February 10, 2019 08:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The ongoing weather phenomenon triggered by a new system of westerly disturbance brought heavy snowfall in the hills surrounding  Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Winter rain and snowfall caused by westerly winds starting Wednesday night will continue until Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Rainfall is the forecast across the country until Saturday, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. The Department has also warned that snowfall and avalanches were more likely in the mountains and flash floods in small rivulets.

SYRIA, Jan 16: Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks, the United Nations reported on Tuesday.

Temperature dips across the country

January 13, 2019 19:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Temperature across the country dipped today, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The Weather Forecasting Division has said light snowfall is likely to occur in some places of the high mountainous region and light rain at few places of the mountainous region today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Kathmandu Valley received the first rainfall of this winter on Monday. The moistures were brought by the westerly trough which entered Nepal on Sunday afternoon from the western region.

Winter travel tips

January 5, 2019 17:28 pm

Traveling in the winter isn’t the easiest thing to do – you have to pack way more clothing than you do in the summer and are often at the mercy of the weather – but it’s also incredibly rewarding. If you are or planning your winter vacation, you’ll have to venture out into the cold. These winter travel tips should prepare you to face winter weather.

CHITWAN, Jan 3: The Chepang people living on the hill adjacent to Sauraha are economically so poor that they spend the nights beside the hearth for want of enough bedding clothes to keep themselves warm during the winter.

Maintaining your winter wardrobe

January 4, 2019 10:45 am

Winter has us bundling up in layers. The woolen sweaters and down jackets are what keep us warm and snug. But cleaning, storing, and maintaining these winter clothing items can sometimes be quite a problem.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Members of House of Representatives, the lower house of the Federal Parliament, has drawn government's attention on various issues including the Nirmala rape and murder case, normal life affected by cold in Tarai and road construction.

Let your skin glow this winter

January 2, 2019 19:28 pm

As temperatures fall and the air gets drier, your skin pays the price. In frigid conditions the skin is less able to protect itself. This can lead to cracks in the outer layer of skin, loss of hydration, and ultimately, inflammation. The cold air robs the natural oils from your skin, leaving it dry and itchy. It can even cause severe dry skin, eczema, and psoriasis.

NAWALAPARASI, Dec 28: Students of the Nepal Dharti Basic School based in Devachuli municipality-5 in Nawalpur (Nawalparasi East) have been provided with winter clothes.

MANANG, Dec 28: With the heavy snowfall since Thursday afternoon, the minimum temperature in Manang district has dipped to minus 20 degree Celsius.

Braving the winter in style

December 28, 2018 09:21 am

Dressing up is so much simpler during the summer months when you can slip on a cotton dress and a pair of sandals or simply a pair of jeans and t-shirt and be ready to head out the door in a matter of minutes. Getting ready for parties and formal events too require minimal effort. In the winter months though you might feel like dressing up nice and good is pointless since you end up pulling on a bulky coat or jacket on top of everything you wear anyways. But Ramila Nemkul, founder of Kasa, says you needn’t give style a toss during the colder season. And here she tells us how you can brave the cold while looking your stylish best.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Irritated with common cold and flu?? And just continuing taking antibiotics?? It may be because you’re simply taking considerations into common myths about common cold and flu preventive measures.

DEC 25: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

December 25, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 25: Normal life in Banke district has been affected due to a cold wave and thick fog. Banke district has been experiencing chilling cold from today.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

December 22, 2018 18:40 pm

Week in pictures from December 16- December 22

BAJHANG, Dec 21:  As the mercury dropped following the recent snowfalls, schools in Bajhang district are conducting classes on open grounds to stave off the extreme cold.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Since the start of winter, Kathmandu Valley residents are to be seen soaking in the sun whenever possible.

Dec 17: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

December 17, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

December 15, 2018 18:40 pm

Week Dec 9- Dec 15

The art of dressing

December 14, 2018 10:08 am

Winter dressing needn’t be drab. Just because it’s cold and you need to layer up doesn’t mean you have to give style a toss. And you shouldn’t dress in flimsy or weather-inappropriate clothes just to look stylish either. Nobody looks good when they are shivering. Yes, it’s definitely a little harder to dress up and up your style game when it’s freezing outside (not to mention we tend to get lazy during winter too) but with just a little bit of thought and some basic pieces, you can jazz up your winter outfit.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Heater sales have continued to increase in the Kathmandu Valley as winter season creeps in. Halogen heaters are the most popular out of the three types available in the market; the other two are oil and gas heaters.

CHITWAN, Dec 8: On November 26, the students of six community schools of Icchakamana Rural Municipality-2 gathered on the premises of Janapriya Secondary School (JSS) of Kalyantar. The students of Bhotegaun Basic School,  Bhulbhule Basic School, Saraswati Basic School, Baryang Basic School and Siddhakali Basic School and Janapriya itself gathered at the school to observe a program.