We all fear the word "cancer" – and what makes these fears so much more of a reality is that there are everyday items and habits that increase our risk for certain types of cancer.
Here are a few risky items that are particularly hard to avoid.
ILAM, July 21: The market is closed, but the crowd of buyers from across the border does not seem to lessen. The shopkeepers do not find a break from selling food items -- from salt and oil to pulses and rice. These, the buyers get transported to their homes in India by private vehicles, human porters, or horse-back.
With the advancement in information and communication technologies, smartphone applications and websites have become the people’s go-to guides. Whether it is for work or just simple tasks, these applications and websites have made our works much easier and efficient. Republica talked to a few people about their favorite applications, or websites, and how have they helped them work efficiently.
It’s 10.30am on a Monday and for the 18-member Buddha Air cargo team, its business as usual. They are busy processing cargo shipments from all over Nepal and closely coordinating with outstations for inbound cargo.
They say a poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. And with time as well as various programs, this is a passion that is spreading through our country like wildfire. The Word Warriors have indeed become very successful in appealing to the youngsters and encouraging them to play around with poetry. In fact, at the moment, they are gearing up for the first ever national level poetry slam. Those living in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts, between the ages of 14 – 25 and interested in slam poetry can apply for the Kathmandu Regional Slam before June 25. The regional slam is scheduled for July 2. In that light, The Week had a few slam poets talk about their experiences with poetry.