Feeling good

October 4, 2019 09:28 am

It’s Dashain. It’s when you don’t have to go to school or work. It’s when you take a break. When you sleep in, and do as you please. It’s when you eat and often overeat. It’s also when you don’t exercise, when you get stressed about hosting the perfect party. The thing is when you don’t stretch your muscles, don’t eat wholesome food or forget to take care of yourself, you are doing your mind and body a big disservice. Here are five simple ways you can make sure you stay healthy and happy.

Staying in shape

August 2, 2019 08:11 am

As it is it can be incredibly hard to stick to a fitness routine when you are at home, but when you traveling and want a deviation from your regular routine, it can feel almost impossible. But you also don’t want to not work out and risk putting on, as they say, “holiday weight”. However, with a little bit of foresight and research, you can make sure you fit in some exercise into your daily routine even when you are traveling so that you can come home feeling more healthy and energized than when you left.

CDOs still powerful under federal setup

February 10, 2019 06:45 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Even after the advent of the new constitution in 2015 and elections at local, provincial and federal levels in 2017 to institutionalize federalism in the country, the representatives of the federal government at the districts in the form of Chief District Officers (CDOs) still enjoy huge powers ranging from judicial to executive.

Exercise transparency

March 21, 2018 02:00 am

Property details of judges

Listening to music while exercising can help you work out for a longer time than those who do not have music playing in their ears, a team of researchers has suggested.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: India and Nepal would hold a joint exercise in Uttarakhand that will include training on jungle warfare, anti-terrorism combat as well as disaster response activities, defence ministry officials in Kathmandu have said.

Exercise restraint

January 28, 2018 02:00 am

PM’s profligate spending

The right time to exercise

December 22, 2017 09:13 am

While the early birds vouch for the benefits of exercising at the start of the day, those who exercise in the evening list its plus points too. Srijan Maharjan, trainer at Fitness Paradise in Imadole, Lalitpur says it doesn’t matter when you exercise as long as you make sure you don’t entirely skip it. “Find a time that works for you and complements your work schedule and stick to it,” he says adding that doing so will promote a long-term commitment to fitness.

President appeals to exercise franchise

December 7, 2017 07:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appealed to all the Nepali brothers and sisters to exercise their precious franchise by participating in the election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: With the country all set to hold the second round of election to the House of Representatives and Provincial parliament Thursday, the Election Commission has urged voters to exercise their rights being confident.

KATHMANDU, August 19: Fiscal federalism experts have raised concerns over the two bills related to formation of a national natural resources and fiscal commission and distribution of sources of revenues to the central, state and local levels, stating that they have taken a centralized approach that may lead to concentration of resources at the central level.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The United States has urged all stakeholders in Nepal to work to create necessary conditions to ensure that Province 2 people have opportunity to peacefully exercise their rights to vote.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Nepal and the US have commenced bilateral special operations exercise "Balance Nail 17-3" at the Chhauni Barracks in Kathmandu on Monday.

Exercise on the go

June 2, 2017 12:03 pm

A lot of people have become health conscious in the recent years and try to fit in a gym session whenever possible. However, there are times, especially when you are traveling, when you feel like there is no way to fit in any exercises due to restricted space and lack of equipments. This is where the resistance band comes in.

Sneak in exercise

April 14, 2017 11:28 am

We are all guilty of making elaborate plans to exercise more and lose weight. We sign up for Zumba classes, take up a gym membership, and make plans to play badminton or go hiking on the weekends but it all goes for a toss after a week or so of enthusiasm. Often times, work or family commitments take over, and workouts take a backseat.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Chief of Department of Peacekeeping Operations of the United Nation (UN), Lieutenant General Carlos Humbreto Loitey has inspected the ongoing joint military exercises in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Nepal has proposed  joint military exercises between the Nepal Army and China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) with the focus on disaster management and enhancing the skills of both militaries.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Military personnel from various 28 countries are participating in the Exercise Shanti Prayas (i.e. peace endeavors) III being held at Birendra Peace Operations Training Center (BPOTC) in Paanchkhal, Kavre.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has appealed protesters not to get involved in arson and vandalism in the aftermath of the fateful incident in Rajbiraj on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Indian Army Chief, Dalbir Singh, observed 'Surya Kiran', the joint exercise being carried out by the Nepalese Army and the Indian Army at saljhandi in Rupandehi district today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Eight Nepal Army personnel who participated in the Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2016 held in United Kingdom have fetched bronze medal. The event was participated by 120 army teams from 20 various countries.

Morning exercise to increase productivity

September 13, 2016 10:07 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The early bird catches the worm right? Well, some of the most successful people in the world attribute their increased productivity levels at work to starting their day with some form of exercise.