Understanding Vastu Shastra

February 14, 2020 09:26 am

Dr Basudev Krishna Shastri, an astrologer with 15 years of experience, and an expert in vastu shastra, says it is a principle through which people can live in harmony with nature. Following the principles of vastu shastra will lead you to live a peaceful and prosperous life by balancing the effects of the five key elements of this subject—which are earth, water, heat (or fire), air and space.

NUWAKOT, Nov 25: The students of an earthquake-ravaged school in Nuwakot have been braving the unforgiving cold of winter, the scorching heat of summer and the torrential rainfall of monsoon.

Rising temperature in part of our southern plains, flash flood, landslides and flood are all making people’s lives miserable. Daily reports of people dying and missing are filling newspaper headlines.

From Denver in North America to Tbilisi in Georgia, the past one week saw temperatures being shattered all across the world, as global warming added an edge to heatwaves.

QUEBEC, July 7: Quebec health officials say there are now at least 54 reported deaths that have been linked to a heat wave that blanketed the province over the last few days.

BARDIYA, June 27: With the temperature soaring across the country, Ramesh Bhujuwa of Gulariya Municipality-6 is having a hard time these days to manage his livelihood. In order to escape the heat waves, he has left his job. He used to earn his living by selling maize.

DHANGADI, June 25 ): Increasing heat in Kailali and Kanchanpur, districts in province 7, has adversely affected normal life. Children, aged and working-class people have been additionally affected by the adverse weather condition.

Beat the Heat

June 15, 2018 08:08 am

It’s time to gear up for the warmest months of the year. As the temperature rises, we are slowly finding ourselves unable to sit indoors for long without turning on a fan or the AC. However, there are some simple tricks that you can apply around the house in order to cool it down. And these tricks will ensure that your electricity bills won’t hit the roof either.

PARSA, June 12: All community and institutional schools at four local-level in Parsa district have been shut from today after students started suffering from different diseases due to scorching heat.

MAHOTTARI/SIRAHA, June 10: Five children were among the seven affected by heat wave as temperatures soared as much as 42 degrees in eastern part of the country for the past two days.

LONDON, Dec 3: Manchester United held on with 10 men after Paul Pogba’s late dismissal to beat Arsenal 3-1 in a pulsating game at the Emirates Stadium on a day when Liverpool and Chelsea also kept up the heat on Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Music, dance heat up election atmosphere

November 20, 2017 07:59 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Along with the poll candidates and political parties’ cadres, artists and musicians are also playing major role in setting up the mood for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections.

RAUTAHAT, September 2: Central leaders of various political parties have expedited their visits to the election constituencies of Province 2 in order to prepare for the third round of local polls scheduled for September 18.

Pokhrelis swim to beat the heat

August 1, 2017 12:04 pm

“We have very few swimming clubs in Pokhara. This leads to crowded pools for want of options. Sometimes, we even have to turn our customers back because the pool is too crowded.”

As Middle East summer temperatures soar above 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit), Gazans are struggling to stay cool amid a power crisis, with less than four hours of electricity a day and little chance to run fans and air-conditioners.

MAIAMI, July 29: They have played Super Bowls, World Series and NBA championships in Miami but on Saturday, one of soccer's great rivalries will be the hot ticket when Real Madrid and Barcelona meet in a rare El Clasico away from Spanish soil.

Beat the summer heat

July 28, 2017 10:10 am

Everybody knows that you have to drink at least eight glasses of water every day but sometimes that gets a little boring and, at the end of the day, you realize that you have only had three or, at the most, four glasses of water. Plain water could definitely use a little oomph, right? The Week is here to help you trick your tastebuds into drinking as much water as possible. These infused water recipes will have you reaching for that glass so frequently that drinking enough water won’t be a problem anymore. From strawberry mint to watermelon basil, here are some fruit infused water recipes that go so far beyond adding a lemon wedge or a slice of cucumber to a jar of water.

NEPALGUNJ, July 21: Excessive heat has taken its toll in this city in Banke, affecting daily activities of the locals.

LAHAN July 19: Scorching heat in the past few days has affected normal life of people in the district. People's movement has been restricted largely as they are finding it difficult to step out of their homes due to excessive hot, the locals said.

Sweltering heat claims woman

July 18, 2017 19:14 pm

RAUTAHAT, July 18: A woman has died due to sweltering heat in the district on Tuesday. Jamina Devi, 58, who was carrying snacks for the workers in the field,  fell unconscious due to the heat and passed away in Gadhimai Rural Municipality-4.

Her hair also looked a little shorter than the lob she first sported a couple of months ago.

Homeless man dies of heat stroke

June 27, 2017 12:29 pm

MAHOTTARI, June 27: A homeless man died of heat stroke at Matihani rural municipality of Mahottari district last evening.

KATHMANDU, June 17: With the increase in temperature throughout the country including the capital city Kathmandu, life has become difficult. Though a large number of people have no other option than trying unwillingly to become acclimatized to sweltering heat, some of them have used swimming as a way of freeing themselves from searing heat  at least for few hours.

MAHENDRANAGAR, June 4: With the peak summer season in full swing, the rising temperatures in eastern and mid Tarai region including Dhanusha has disrupted normal life.

KAILALI, May 9: The rising temperatures in the second week of May have resulted in a high number of patients visiting the Seti Zonal Hospital in Kailali.

GAUSHALA, May 8: More than 50 wells in Bharaptur of Mahottari have dried up creating a drinking water crisis in the locality where locals are largely dependent on underground sources for satiating their thirst.

PYUTHAN, Dec 1: Protests have started at the public and political sphere in Pyuthan and Rolpa against the proposal to separate hill districts of this region – Pyuthan, Rolpa, Arghakhanchi and Gulmi from the Tarai region in the recently registered constitution amendment bill.

US polls suggest dead heat

November 4, 2016 01:42 am

BOSTON, Nov 3: Republican candidate Donald Trump has made a leap in election polls and surveys and with five days remaining for the election, polls are showing the gap between Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton and Trump is narrowing down.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 8: The youngest competitor at the Rio Olympics ripped her swimsuit minutes before her race on Sunday but still managed to beat her two rivals.