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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.