Making people laugh

April 25, 2019 18:31 pm

Charles Dickens once said, “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” Like the saying, one can listen to a joke and that funny anecdote already makes people forget their current problems for a bit.

Making meaningful murals

August 3, 2018 14:00 pm

Despite the difficulties they have endured and the ones that are in sight, the group is hopeful and undeterred because art to them means so much more than just paint and color.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Public entities have been barred to purchase furniture, computers, laptops, printers, and vehicles this year except for setting up new offices or when they could prove absolute necessity to replace the old ones, according to a recent directive issued by the Ministry of Finance regarding budget implementation.

KREMLIN, July 28: Washington's use of payment systems for political purposes undermines the US dollar as a global currency, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS Summit in South Africa.Putin added that Russia has no intention of getting rid of the US dollar, as the currency is widely used in international trade and business.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Asar 15 is famously called as the day to savor beaten rice mixed in curd (Dahi Chiura). With curd, one of the most famous ones is Juju Dhau, more commonly known as the King of Curd. The curd is not only consumed in Nepal but also exported. In these pictures, see how the King Curd is made. Photos: RSS

SINGAPORE, June 10: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country.

Making Affordable Jewelry

June 8, 2018 09:25 am

Aayusha Karki had just gotten back to Nepal when she came up with the idea of opening a contemporary jewelry brand. This was about a year and half ago and she had just returned home after completing her undergraduate course in public relations from a university in London. Karki was working at a company in Nepal where she met Sarvo Shakya, who now serves as the head craftsman at Meraki, and pitched the idea to him. They worked on it and launched Meraki soon after coming up with the concept.

KATHMANDU, Jun 5: A case has been filed at the Special Court against four sfatters of Bir Hospital on the charge of making a fake medical certificate to save a rapist.

Artists in the making

June 5, 2018 09:28 am

Nepal Art Council is holding an art exhibition featuring the works of grade 12 students of Sirjana College of Fine Arts. The exhibition, June 2 - June 5, is a culmination of the works of twenty students who worked throughout the academic year under the guidance of their teacher, Roshan Bhandari, towards this production.

Mini Khaptad in the making

June 3, 2018 08:15 am

In efforts to uplift the lifestyle of Dadheldhura, the officials are taking steps to develop Ganyaap lake into Mini Khaptad. The initiative is especially taken to promote the tourism of this region.

Making every rupee count

June 1, 2018 09:14 am

Exploring exotic new places doesn’t necessarily have to cost you a fortune. You just have to be a little wise with your money and there’s a lot you can do on less. Make a budget and stick to it.

High heels: Can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em. High heels pain, on the other hand? Can definitely live without it. Heels are essential to (most) wardrobes, but there’s nothing worse than putting together an amazing outfit for a night out, only to be sidelined an hour in because your feet are throbbing in pain. Here are some tips on how to wear heels without the pain:

RAUTAHAT, May 22: The monopoly of contractors over the construction of roads and sewers has added further problems to the already struggling locals of Rautahat.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The government has expressed commitment to make the country prosperous and developed nation within a decade.

Musician in the making

May 18, 2018 08:39 am

17-year-old Nima Yangchey started her musical journey through Instagram. Though she has now moved on to producing regular YouTube content, Instagram was the platform that gave her the initial boost. Yangchey currently has 10k subscribers on her YouTube channel, 700k+ views on her videos and has recently crossed the 15k followers mark on Instagram.

Making it big

April 27, 2018 08:14 am

With those alluring eyes, warm smile, and radiant looks, Shilpa Maskey is all set to make her presence felt in the Nepali film industry. Here portfolio has lots of amazing projects ranging from stage performances, music videos, short movies, to a huge break in the Hollywood movie ‘Doctor Strange’. She has also been featured in many magazines and commercials not just in Nepal but in the United Kingdom as well. Here leap into stardom has many wanting to know more about her.

NEPALGUNJ, April 17: A large number of farmers in the villages around Nepalgunj are overjoyed with their new-found love. They have switched to herbs farming. And this has brought significant change in their lives.

Making it big on the EDM scene

April 13, 2018 09:41 am

20-year-old Arpana Tamang who has been a DJ for just four years now is perhaps one of the biggest names in the music industry, playing at major national and international venues and festivals.

PARSA, April 5: Concerned authorities of Province 2 have called for tapping abundance opportunities in agriculture, industry and tourism for prosperity while stressing agriculture modernization, trade-friendly liberal policy and religious tourism.

The art of coffee making

March 23, 2018 11:37 am

Most coffee lovers, no matter where they go, tend to seek out the best coffee shops to start their day. Coffee, for them, is not just a drink but an integral part of their lives. Likewise, for Manoz Shahi, training director at The Baristas Coffee School in Bagbazar, Kathmandu, the idea of getting free coffee everyday lured him into taking barista training and eventually working at a coffee shop.

Making farming rewarding

March 19, 2018 01:00 am

Existing provision of land- ownership and land management has rather encouraged landowners to leave their land uncultivated

KATHMANDU, March 17: The making of ‘Chauka Dau’, an entertainment movie based on comical love story, will start from Baishakh, first month according to Bikram Sambat. The announcement was made at an event organized in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) has shown Nepal making a little progress in curbing corruption in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Budget-making process, which has been stalled due to delay in cabinet expansion, will gain pace immediately after the cabinet fixes the number of ministries and appoints ministers, say government officials.

Eighteen-year-old Sujan Nepali makes and sells photo frames for his living. A permanent resident of Sindhupalchowk, Nepali moved to Kathmandu after the 2015 earthquakes damaged his house

War of America’s making

February 8, 2018 00:25 am

At the moment, however, the US is offering Turkey—only incoherence and more empty promises.

Making leather last long

February 2, 2018 08:20 am

Whether they are boots, jackets or bags, when it comes to leather goods they are all investments. We say so because, first of all, there is the fact that they probably cost you a small fortune but, at the same time, you also know that with care they can help you make a style statement for decades to come.

Making history

January 29, 2018 02:00 am

Sandeep’s debut in IPL

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: CPN-UML is all set to make its views public on the government’s latest decisions at a press meet today.

Making it to the top

January 19, 2018 09:01 am

In his debut movie ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’, Buddhi Tamang managed to stand out and leave a mark despite being surrounded by a stellar star cast.

Making life easy

January 12, 2018 09:54 am

Finding the right and reliable manpower during technical breakdowns that invariably occur at our homes, hotels, or workplace can be quite a hassle. Even if we do find one, chances are neither do they bother to provide routine re-checkups nor do they guarantee good services for reasonable charges. It was because of these reasons Bimal Bastola and his friends came up with the idea of Ek Call Home Solutions.

Making a mark

January 12, 2018 09:44 am

There’s a reason why they say first impression is the last impression.

DHADING, Jan 2: Donning bright yellow helmets on their heads, gloves around their hands and gumboots around their feet, a large number of women in Dhading are found working as masons these days.

Making your own wood fire pizza

December 22, 2017 08:53 am

This is for those who enjoy hosting a barbeque party for their family and friends. In case you didn’t know, grilling meat over fire isn’t the only available option for some outdoor cooking. If you are willing to be a little more ambitious, you can host wood fire pizza party at any given time in your own backyard. Here, The Week shows you how.

You and your partner are having a quiet dinner at home, but perhaps you are finding it a bit too quiet. Although you feel that communication hasn’t ever been an issue for you, it seems that lately you’ve run out of new things to say.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, which has emerged as the single largest party in the recently held parliamentary and provincial assembly polls, has warned the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) not to make any key decisions that may have long-term impacts including key appointments and promotion of police officials.

Making India relevant

December 12, 2017 01:44 am

India’s traditional sphere of influence in Nepal, based on cultural, religious, social and political ties which bound the two states, is fraying. How did this happen?

SINDHULI, Dec 6: The silent period for the parliamentary and provincial polls has begun from Monday midnight, barring political parties and candidates from conducting any kind of election-related activities.

JAKARTA, Dec 5: Despite concerns on several things including the completion of infrastructure on time, Indonesia Asian Games 2018 Organizing Committee (INASGOC) seems to be confident toward making the continent’s biggest sporting event a grand success next year.

POKHARA, Dec 3: It’s just 4 o’clock in the morning. Others in this part of the world might be in a deep slumber, but Tanka Prasad Gautam is a habitual early riser.

CHITWAN, Dec 2:  Election Commissioners Ila Sharma and Sudhir Shah has directed the chief election officer, the election officials and the chiefs of the security bodies to make the House of Representatives and State Assembly election free, fair and rigging-free.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Alarmed by indicators such as whopping growth imports, slowdown in remittance growth, and downward trend of revenue collection on several products, the government’s chief revenue officer fears that the country is on the verge of financial crisis.

Chief Election Commissioner Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav and four other commissioners have been making a live observation of the election taking place in 32 districts of the country today.

BANEPA, Nov 23: With growing number of pedestrians being hit by vehicles plying along the Araniko Highway in Banepa, road safety has become a major concern for the locals. Recently, two pedestrians lost their lives after being by vehicles along the Budol- Janagal section of the highway. The victims were Babu Bista, 57, of Janagal and another elderly man remains unidentified.

Making it to the top

November 17, 2017 08:12 am

Most children these days are hooked on their phones or tablet and often lose track on time on social networking sites and online games. But Ramina Bajracharya didn’t have to worry about all that. She would often see her son, Avnish Bajracharya, surfing the internet to learn about wildlife preservation as opposed to scrolling through Facebook newsfeed or Instagram stories.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Though the new constitution has limited the role of the federal parliament to making national policies and laws and formulating national projects, most candidates for the parliamentary elections have been found making promises to voters for local development projects including roads and electricity.

Making A Mark In Marketing

November 7, 2017 09:01 am

A learned professional dedicated to the field of marketing and communications for 15 years now, Suman Shrestha is the Head of Marketing and Communications at The British College, Thapathali.

SINDHULI, Nov 5: These days, candidates of both left and right alliances have geared themselves up for spearheading their campaigns and finding out the best political agendas for wooing more voters to support them in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls scheduled for December 7.

KHOTANG, Nov 3: The recently forged electoral alliance between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has elated a lot of leaders in Khotang but some cadres in both sides are still holding grudges. Some of those unimpressed by the decision say that it is really hard for them to cast votes for the party which was once their rival.