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.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The incessant rain during the last couple of days has caused agricultural losses in Province 1 amounting to around Rs 815.47 million, according to a preliminary report prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development.

BIRGUNJ, July 14: Birgunj, the economic and business hub of the country, has been completely inundated by the flood which originated from the local Sirsiya River.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Prime Minister KP Oli has said the government will not inject funds in the crisis-ridden Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) under the existing circumstances.

BHAKTAPUR, Mar 4: A massive fire engulfed the Shrestha Furniture and Wood Industry at Madhyapur Thimi municipality-3, Kaushaltar, last night.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Property worth two billion gutted in the fire when a fire broke out at Bhagwati woollen thread factory at Gokarneshwar municipality-4 in Kathmandu on Saturday morning.

July 31: Modern immunotherapy techniques are revolutionizing how we treat cancers, but these treatments still fail in a large amount of patients. The trick to success is finding unique biomarkers that can help our body's natural immune cells home in on, and kill, these evasive tumors. An intriguing new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found that the same gene associated with a condition responsible for autoimmune-related hair loss could be recruited to help our immune cells better target tumors.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) Index, which started the week at 1193.39 points, suffered the first trading day declining over 8 points. Despite the Nepse Index rebounding on Monday and Tuesday's trading sessions to climb up to almost 1,200-point level, stocks logged in losses in the remaining two sessions. At the end, Nepse index declined by 2.19 points on week-to-week basis to close at 1,191.20 points.

Yoga for weight loss

July 6, 2018 08:59 am

Not getting the required results even after spending hours at the gym? Maybe you should give yoga a try. Apart from improving flexibility, reducing stress, and strengthening your muscles, yoga can also be an extremely effective way to shed some kilos.

Nepse kicks off week with loss

July 2, 2018 08:05 am

KATHMANDU, July 2: The stock market remained under pressure since the beginning of Sunday's trading session, ending the day firmly in red. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index slumped over 14 points, or 1.17 percent, to close at three-month low of 1,184.53 points.

TEHRATHUM, June 29: Monsoon-triggered floods have damaged under-construction upper Khorungwa KHola hydropower project, incurring loss of about Rs 15 million.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index started momentum during mid-session on Wednesday after trading essentially fell flat for the first half. However, the market began paring the gains toward the end of the session to close fairly below the day's high.

ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 27: Croatia emerged from their third match at Russia 2018 with their 100% record intact, as two second half goals canceled out an Icelandic penalty sends them into the knockout stages as Group D winners.

The term ‘superfoods’ entered our collective lexicon a few years ago, and has been thrown around by health and wellness experts. To put it simply, superfoods are rich in antioxidants, which reduce cell damage, and nutrients that boost overall health. It’s important to note that while your diet must consist of superfoods, they cannot replace a balanced diet which is necessary to fuel your body.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index remained volatile throughout Monday's trading session. The benchmark fell slightly in the first trading hour, but managed to pare its losses in the afternoon.

HONG KONG, June 11: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi booked a first-quarter net loss of 7 billion yuan ($1.09 billion) ahead of its blockbuster initial public offering.

AUSTRIA, June 3: Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer made his comeback from a nine-month injury break on Saturday but was unable to prevent the world champions suffering a surprise 2-1 friendly defeat to Austria.

BIRGUNJ, May 30: More than 12,000 farmers have been incurred losses of up to Rs 107.38 million after the winter maize cultivated by them failed to bear grains.

PEs log loss of Rs 1.25 billion

May 28, 2018 08:24 am

KATHMANDU, May 28: Although the government has embraced the policy of privatization, it has been increasing its investment in public enterprises.

DHANGADHI, May 24: Strong winds have damaged banana plantations in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts, causing farmers loss of over Rs 44 million.

CHITWAN, May 22: Chitwan district suffered a loss of chicken and other poultry products worth more than Rs 7 million due to bird flu, according the District Livestock Service Office (DLSO).

Superfoods are excellent for weight loss. Besides helping you lose belly fat, they’re also great for overall health as they’re full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and other elements that run your body efficiently.

DOLAKHA, April 12: The country is suffering a loss of around Rs 1.2 billion per month due to delay in the construction of the 456 MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project, according to project officials. The national pride project was initially expected to be completed by the end of 2015.

ROME, April 11: The Barcelona midfielder was left dejected after Tuesday's stunning quarter-final exit at the hands of the Serie A side

JUMLA, April 1: Unplanned urbanization has resulted in the loss of cultivable land in Khalanga, the district headquarters of Jumla. It has not only tarnished the beauty of Chandannath Municipality but also invited several environmental problems.

GENEVA, March 27: European champions Portugal suffered a first-half collapse and had Joao Cancelo sent off just past the hour in an embarrassing 3-0 World Cup warm-up defeat by the Netherlands on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: Nepal’s hope of advancing into next round of ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers has taken significant dent after a six-wicket loss to Afghanistan at Bulawayo Athletic Club, Zimbabwe on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 9: Scotland skipper Kyle Coetzer made an unbeaten 88 runs to lead his team to the third win of ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers against Nepal by four wickets in Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo on Thursday. Scotland has become the first nation to reach the second round of the qualifiers known as Super Sixes. The 33-year-old right-handed batsman held the Scotland innings together and carried his bat throughout the chase smashing seven boundaries and three sixes. He was adjudged the player-of-the-match.

MANCHESTER, March 8: Manchester City advanced to the Champions League quarter-finals despite suffering their first home loss in over a year, going through 5-2 on aggregate after a 2-1 defeat by Swiss champions Basel on Wednesday.

Hopes the ozone layer is recovering have been dashed by new research showing it continues to decline in the most populated areas of the world.

NAGARKOT, Feb 6: Property worth one million rupees was destroyed by a fire broke out at a furniture industry at Jhaukhel of Changunarayan Municipality-2 in Bhaktapur.

Haldi doodh is famous for curing injuries and treating cold and cough. Haldi or turmeric is a powerful Indian super-food which has been used for centuries to heal ailments and has been proven to be a great form of alternative medicine. But, other than its medicinal and therapeutic properties, haldi doodh is great for weight loss as well.

7 yummy snacks for weight loss

January 11, 2018 11:21 am

Loading your plate with fresh fruits and vegetables is a given fact of clean eating. Not only does it help in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and losing weight but provides you with essential nutrients as well. But what if we tell you that there are certain snacks that you love and they also aid weight loss? Well, thank us later.

Evaluating NC’s ‘loss’

December 20, 2017 01:30 am

Judging by the popular votes this time for Nepali Congress, communist victory appears nothing more than an outcome of political match-fixing.

Sitaula takes flak for NC's loss in Jhapa

December 15, 2017 05:30 am

JHAPA, Dec 15: Krishna Prasad Sitaula had transformed himself into an influential leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) through election victories in Jhapa. The recently concluded parliamentary election, however, has become a bitter experience for him as he lost the election. To add insult to injury, Sitaula has been blamed for the loss of other NC candidates in the district.

NUWAKOT, Dec 10: Another senior leader of Nepali Congress succumbed to a defeat in Nuwakot. Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat, former finance minister lost by more than 8000 votes against rival Hit Bahadur Tamang of CPN (Maoist Center) in Constituency-1.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 5: Potatoes stored at cold stores in Birgunj have failed to find market, causing losses worth millions to farmers and traders. Potatoes brought from the hilly regions of Nepal and imported from Punjab of India dominated the market during September and October when the potatoes in cold storage facilities were supposed to hit the market.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The idols of goddess Bal Kumari and Rudryani from the Rudrayani Temple in Khokana was stolen on the night of November 25. It is not the first case that the idols at this temple have been stolen. The idol of Bhairav was also robbed some two years ago and it is still missing. Before that, two more attempts of theft had occurred in the temple in the years 2033 BS and 2045 BS, but the locals had caught the thieves and restored the idols.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The idols of goddess Bal Kumari and Rudryani from the Rudrayani Temple in Khokana was stolen on the night of November 25. It is not the first case that the idols at this temple have been stolen. The idol of Bhairav was also robbed some two years ago and it is still missing. Before that, two more attempts of theft had occurred in the temple in the years 2033 BS and 2045 BS, but the locals had caught the thieves and restored the idols.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The eleventh-hour order issued by the Supreme Court to arrange two separate ballot papers has caused a loss of millions to state coffers, jeopardized the nationwide voter education program and complicated other poll preparations.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended deep sorrow over the death of many people in a bus accident in Dhading Saturday morning.

BIRATNAGAR, August 30: The agriculture sector in Morang district has incurred a loss worth over Rs 560 million in the recent flooding. Paddy plantation in around 2,520 hectares of farmland in the district has been destroyed in the disaster on August 11 and 12, incurring a loss amounting to around Rs 243 million, the District Agricultural Office estimated.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Nepal has entered the semi-final of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 championship after finishing runners-up group stage underway in the capital.

DHANKUTA, August 15: Vegetables farmers and traders in hilly districts of Koshi zone are suffering loss of as much as Rs 10 million on a daily basis as they have not been able to export their vegetables after floods and landslides damaged different sections of Koshi Highway on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) managed to bring down its annual loss to below Rs 1 billion in Fiscal Year in 2016/17, significantly down from a record high loss of Rs 8.89 billion in 2015/16.

SANDY, July 27: Manchester United ended their pre-season tour of the United States with a defeat to Barcelona but manager Jose Mourinho was satisfied with his team's overall performance and fitness level ahead of the new season.

WASHINGTON, July 19: Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer’s? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment.

SAPTARI, July 8: The dam of Chandranahar, a major irrigation canal in the district has been damaged by floods trigged by recent rainfall.

KAZAN, June 25: Host nation Russia fought valiantly but could not avoid early elimination at the Confederations Cup after a 2-1 loss to Mexico on Saturday, a result that secured the Mexicans a place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up tournament.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Petroleum distributors in Kathmandu Valley have demanded that the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) provide them full compensate for technical loss of around 100 liters of fuel per chamber (of 4,000 liters) during transportation.