Obsessing over weight

August 16, 2019 07:36 am

Anxiety aside, family members and friends commenting on my looks also didn’t help. I knew many of them were really concerned when they told me to lose weight but the concern also masked their disgust, or so I often felt. There was a relative who stopped speaking to me and would just turn away every time I greeted her.

Stocks eke out meager gain

August 2, 2018 09:40 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The Nepali equity market experienced a slightly volatile session on Wednesday as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index swung between positive and negative territory.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index moved slightly lower in the opening hour of Sunday's trading session before reaching intra-day high of 1,227.74 points. However, the index pulled back sharply during the last trading hour to close with a meager gain of 1.35 points at 1,219.81 points.

Years, the big gain

Best friends Henry and Baloo have a lot in common - they have both been rescued and now enjoy long walks in the great outdoors. What makes them special to their many fans is that they are a dog and cat travelling duo.

BEIRUT, Feb 28:Syrian government forces and allied militias gained ground on Wednesday in clashes with rebels in eastern Ghouta near Damascus as fighting raged despite a Russian ceasefire plan, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Nepal's new Prime Minister KP Oli has said he wants to deepen ties with China to explore more options and get more leverage in his dealings with India "in keeping with the times".

GORKHA, April 26: On this very day two years ago, Nepal experienced major jolts that shook the very core of the nation. The devastating 7.8 magnitude quake left thousands dead, injured and homeless.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The government has made a commitment to build necessary infrastructures to facilitate cement industries having their own clinker plant. The pace of building such infrastructures has remained disappointingly slow.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Eight years ago, during his first visit to India as the prime minister of Nepal, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had gone to observe the Tehri dam in Uttarakhand state.

CHITWAN, Aug 12: The policy of encouraging merger among cooperatives has not made much impact in the district.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) climbed up 38.06 points this week to close at 1,723.23 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.