Be it buying a new car or opening a new business, the Hindu tradition of breaking a coconut on auspicious occasions remains the same across India. The act of breaking a coconut is not just a ritual but has a whole emotion attached to it. This ritual is said to attract prosperity and even resolve money-related problems. But do you the historical event connected with this ritual and what is the exact reason behind the practice?

Social Media: An ocean of self-doubt

April 21, 2021 08:00 am

Does it bother you when you look at the pictures of your friends on your phone? Do you wonder how their lives have become so perfect, how they look so happy and beautiful in their pictures and you don’t in yours? Does it make you anxious when you scroll through the pictures your friends posted from the party you missed? You don’t have to answer. Research shows that you do get very upset.

Rice is generally cooked by boiling it in water as it makes the rice soft. And if not cooked in rice-cooker or pressure-cooker the rice water is usually thrown away. Interestingly, the rice water is loaded with nutrients and starch which can be used in many ways.

Health benefits of Jimbu

March 11, 2020 09:59 am

Jimbu is an herb belonging to the onion family, grown and used extensively in Nepal. It is a seasonal herb, harvested between June and September.

Health benefits of walnut

February 5, 2020 13:56 pm

Walnuts are enriched with high content of antioxidant activity than any other nut. The storage of vitamin E, melatonin and plant compounds called polyphenols in the skin of walnut contributes to its antioxidant property.

Health benefits of Avocado

January 14, 2020 10:28 am

Consuming avocado or creating avocado facemasks can help maintain skin health. This is due to the fruit's rich supply of monounsaturated fats, vitamin C, and vitamin E

Aloevera plant is not a new name in the world of skincare. The gel like components of the Aloevera plant is known to heal the skin from a variety of minor ailments. It can also be used for minor cuts, burns and small bruises in the skin. Here are few benefits of applying Aloevera in your skin:

Health benefits of Cinnamon

December 31, 2019 09:33 am

Health benefits of Cinnamon

Health benefits of honey

December 23, 2019 09:56 am

The Antioxidants in it can help lower blood pressure

Merger benefits

June 18, 2019 00:30 am

Merger and acquisition contributes to raising the capital of the bank which will enhance its lending capacity and strengthen financial health

There is a saying by Virginia Satir, a respected family therapist, “We need four hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance.

Aug 2: Breastfeeding is undoubtedly the best nutrition one can give to their baby rather than putting expressed milk in a bottle, says expert.

MYAGDI, June 24: Free health check-up and specialist service camps have benefitted more than 1,000 persons in Myagdi district last week.

Yoga: Benefits and limitations

June 21, 2018 11:50 am

Yoga is a lifestyle, and people who want to do Yoga must also change their lifestyle

TULASIPUR, June 18: More than 1,000 women were benefitted from one-day free reproductive health camp organised by Tulasipur Sub-Metropolitan City-16 at Laxmipur village on Sunday.

NEPALGUNJ, March 9: Ever since she was elected to the local unit, Rekha Verma, the female member of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City ward no. 7, has actively participated in each and every work of her ward. She has left no stone unturned to justify her election to the post.

11 amazing benefits of sisnu

January 22, 2018 09:02 am

The most important health benefits of sisnu (stinging nettle) include its ability to detoxify the body, improve metabolic efficiency, boost immunity, increase circulation, improve energy levels, manage menstruation, minimize menopausal symptoms, and aid in skin care.

Insurance benefits

January 6, 2018 00:38 am

Government and insurance companies should work together to empower insurance companies.

There are various kinds of foods in our surroundings and most of the times we tend to neglect their benefits. Taro root vegetables and sweet potato are among such neglected food items that are found during this season.

Translingual benefits

October 24, 2017 01:30 am

Scholarship based on classroom observations has consistently shown that teachers of content subjects, in general, cannot teach in English effectively.

GORKHA, Oct 18: Leaders and cadres of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) have expressed skepticism that supporting Naya Shakti Coordinator Baburam Bhattarai for the election from Gorkha Constituency-2 at the expense of their own candidates would yield any benefit to the NC.

KATHMANDU, August 24: Educational fairs are without a doubt one of the most recommended tools to educate and inform students and parents alike about the programs and courses offered by various educational institutions.

Benefits of breastfeeding

August 7, 2017 01:00 am

Despite clear legal provisions to discourage use of formula milk, pediatricians and health workers still prescribe it without hesitation.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Senior leaders of various major political parties have pointed out the need for formulating appropriate policy measures to seize the benefits from the economic prosperity achieved by China.

CHAUTARA, Jan 28: A total of 581 villagers received citizenship documents through the Integrated Mobile Camp at Thakani VDC of Sindhupalchowk district.

POKHARA, Jan 5: As many as 207 visitors received check-up services at a one-day health camp set by the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) Pokhara Branch's Women Sub Committee at Ram Bazar in Pokhara-10 on Wednesday.

MALEKHU, Dec 24: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has asserted that the obstruction of the parliamentary proceedings would only profit autocracy and extremism in the country.

Parental employment benefits around the world

Breastfeeding benefits

August 4, 2016 00:25 am

All mothers should begin with the belief that their milk is adequate for their child. A child requires nothing other than breast milk till first six months

BENI (Myagdi), July 16: Locals of a remote Malkabang VDC in Myagdi district are elated after getting power service from Wednesday.

The benefits of reading

July 8, 2016 09:55 am

In the age of tweets, Facebook updates, and #Instagram, reading an entire novel or a substantial magazine article takes a backseat for many. But bookworms will vouch that reading can not only broaden your understanding of the world but it also helps you get through a sticking point in your life.