Drink an unsettling amount of coffee a day? Don't panic. The results of a new decade-long study involving almost 500,000 people suggest that drinking the beverage – in any quantity – leads to a longer life than not having any of it at all.

DHADING, June 21: Shortage of drinking water used to be a perennial problem for the locals of Nilkantha Municipality ward no 5, Pateni in Dhadhing district. In fact, they had been battling with this problem since years.

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.

Out to “liberate” men from the straitjacket of convention, designer Alejandro Gomez Palomo dresses up his male models in transparent dresses with plunging necklines, and outfits embroidered with pearls and sequins.

JUMLA, Dec 29: Laulunath Yogi of Tila-9, Rawatwada in Jumla is a renowned shaman of his village. Few months ago, he was someone who could not stand a menstruating woman even in the compound of his home. Like many other villagers, he believed that menstruating women are impure and their touch would make the god furious.

British universities have fought off prestigious US rivals to take the top two spots in the world for the first time, according to Times Higher Education (THE). The University of Oxford came in at number one for the second year in a row while Cambridge jumped three places to take number two.

DHADING, Nov 13: Every candidate is aware that an impressive agenda is the key to win elections. So, they often reach out to the locals making larger than life promises which they can hardly deliver. Before the elections, they pledge to make vast improvements in various sectors including education, health, transportation, and business, among others, but they hardly show up after the elections.

Stronger and longer

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Hair fall has become one of the most common problems among men, women, and even teenagers today. Most of us have tried numerous home remedies to prevent hair loss but none of them seem to work. Given how busy life has become these days, it’s impossible to spend hours at the parlor getting the much-needed hair treatments. So, The Week spoke to Suman Shrestha of K&S Beauty Center in Jamal, Kathmandu to find out how we can make our hair healthy and strong without putting in too much effort.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Environmental activists have made an indirect reference to the dust pollution in the Kathmandu valley by placing masks over the mouth of many statues in the capital city including that of   King Mahendra located at Durbar Marga.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday.

Whether you see it as a greasy pole to conquer, a ladder to climb or a glass ceiling to smash, all the metaphors surrounding career advancement echo the idea that your job must be an upward progression.

In a bid to improve the content on its platform, Facebook will now credit publishers if their video is watched for a minimum of three seconds and take down those which have minimum “views”. The social media giant would now use a new algorithm that would determine the value of a video and it would rank that clip accordingly in a user’s News Feed.

Earth’s days are getting longer but you’re not likely to notice any time soon — it would take about 6.7 million years to gain just one minute, according to a study published on Wednesday.

PHALEBAS ( Parbat), Dec 3: Many of micro hydro-power projects based in rural parts of Parabat, eight are not in operation.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 1: Using Facebook may help you live longer, but only when it serves to maintain and enhance your real-world social ties, a new study of over 12 million social media users has found.

We’ve all been there. You’re in a meeting, or on the road, or in a classroom, and you find, to your horror, that your laptop is nearly dead. Maybe you forgot your power adapter, maybe there isn’t an available outlet.

NEW YORK, Oct 1: Having a happy, smiling partner can keep you healthy and fit as you enter middle age and move towards the golden years, say researchers, adding that simply having a happy partner may enhance health as much as striving to be happy oneself.

Twitter announced Monday it was easing its 140-character limit on tweets, in the latest effort to broaden the appeal and boost the user base of the social network.

Tweet longer starting next week

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NEW YORK, Sept 13: Micro-blogging website Twitter will stop counting media attachments, including images, GIFs, videos, polls, and usernames, against the 140-character limit starting September 19, allowing users to compose longer tweets, a media report said.

HONOLULU, Sept 5: Decades of conservation work in China have paid off for the giant panda, whose status was upgraded Sunday from "endangered" to "vulnerable" due to a population rebound, officials said.

TIKAPUR, July 11:Locals of Tikapur district can finally heave a sigh of relief as they no longer have to drink water contaminated by arsenic after the construction of a deep boring well at Mudabajar VDC in Kotatulsipur.