On autumn glory

September 21, 2019 00:30 am

Nature looks uniquely splendid in the autumn. Its anarchic arrival is palpable when village farmers paint their exterior home walls with various colors

It’s time to visit Timbu Lake

August 31, 2019 12:35 pm

Influx of tourists has increased in Timbu Lake with the commencing trekking season.

Call of the wild

June 16, 2019 01:30 am

Every human being has a responsibility toward nature as we exist only due to the gifts that nature has bestowed on us

PARIS, May 6: One million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction.

IN PICTURES: Above the clouds

May 3, 2019 12:30 pm

Mundum is an orally passed down heritage of the indigenous Kirat people which guides their rites, culture, and life in lieu of written religious texts. Khotang, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu and Okhaldhunga in Eastern Nepal are the primary domains of the mundum following Kirat people.

Perpetuity of Beauty

May 2, 2019 08:00 am

With the blessings of beauty Earth, the canvas emblazes, The streams lows plunging And the creek in forest burbles,

When two natural beauty meet

April 17, 2019 08:00 am

A host of thousand green fauna, Near the river beside the mountain. Then I saw a beautiful angel, Oh god! She was natural.

Expectations a heavy burden

April 12, 2019 08:31 am

It’s in our nature to expect for the best to happen. Nobody wishes for bad and horrible things to happen. But, from my experience, most of the time expectations (good and positive ones) only bring about disappointments and unsatisfactory results. It’s a little tricky to convey why I think expectations are disappointing but I’ll attempt to do so through examples from my own life and experience.

Enchanting sunrise

April 2, 2019 16:55 pm

It’s the universal truth that after darkness there is the light and after dusk there is dawn. And the view of Sun going down or coming up is always an enchanting experience to watch.

Fading of Nature

March 30, 2019 08:09 am

With the blessings of beauty Earth, the canvas blazes, The stream lows plunging And the creek in the forest burbles,

With Nature

March 18, 2019 10:45 am

I was in love but not with you  But with the beautiful nature  Not with the appearance of your's  But with that of nature's

The Himalaya

March 6, 2019 10:28 am

Millions of years ago, when the mother earth was in a primitive era, where life struggled to exist, atmosphere boasted with its evil intentions, and rivers refused to quench the thirst; the rotation of earth led to the shifting of continents continuously.

Enough is enough

January 25, 2019 10:16 am

People are rude. That’s just the way it is. But how they behave with you, I believe, is a result of what you allow and what they think they can get away with, based on your reaction when they are rude to you. You have to learn how to navigate that, how to convey (very clearly) the message that you have limits and that they can’t cross it.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

December 22, 2018 18:40 pm

Week in pictures from December 16- December 22

Time to be responsible

November 20, 2018 09:45 am

There are different types of people around us. Some are hard to deal with while the rest; easy going. It depends on each individual’s nature, character, upbringing and thought process. A lot of it is the level of tolerance that a person possesses. This article goes out to the majority of people that we interact with and we ourselves can be the subject if we relate our experiences and style of living.

Mardi Himal, A short and unique trek

November 3, 2018 11:22 am

We woke up at 3 am so as to reach the Mardi Himal base camp. It takes almost 3 hours to reach the base camp from the high camp. We got ready and carried our torches with us.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Amateur artists Dibesh Pradhan and Rakesh Chandra Shrestha, both colleagues at Nepal’s foremost college of fine arts Lalit Kala Campus, have initiated ‘Saturday Plein Air workshop’ to explore the artists in them.

The unnoticed

October 26, 2018 09:00 am

There is a small world operating behind the scenes to keep the eco-system going and it goes unnoticed by the majority of us. The tiny world of insects and other organisms are the prime contributors to how wildlife and nature operate. As Jonas Salk, an American medical researcher and virologist, said “If all insects were to disappear from the earth within 50 years, all life on earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from the earth within 50 years, all life on earth would flourish.”

BHADRAPUR, Sept 27: The first three tourists entering Nepal from the eastern part of the country received a warm welcome marked by fanfare.

PANDHARKAWADA, Sept 9: The first victim was an older woman, discovered facedown in a cotton field with huge claw marks dug into her back. The next was an older male farmer, his left leg torn off.

Sidingba Rural Municipality is preparing to organize the Timbu Pokhari fair to promote the tourism of the region. Timbu Pokhari is located at the lap of the Himalayas, bordering Panchthar and Taplejung. The destination also has a prospect of being ranked among the most prominent tourist destination in the country.

Back to nature

July 28, 2018 01:13 am

We should find solutions to our problems in the lap of Nature. Disregarding nature ultimately backfires.

A call to conserve nature

June 18, 2018 09:26 am

Since the beginning stages of life on earth, Mother Nature has fulfilled all living organisms with their needs for survival. In the meantime, to cope with their surrounding, many have transformed from their primitive form to their current structure.

One with nature

May 23, 2018 11:02 am

The guavas were drenched and dewdrops seemed to be trembling from them. The tree was moist and the leaves were dark green. One felt threatened watching it from below. As if the tree was trying to reach out and grab the house with its finger-like branches and wicked-faced leaves.

ROLPA, May 18: School children in a Rolpa village have  to attend classes in dusty rooms because there is no school building, and the authorities have not shown any interest in their plight. At the same time a grand ‘Bhajan Mandali’ building dedicated to God has been constructed right beside the school at a cost of hundreds of thousands of rupees.

Our Nature

May 9, 2018 09:37 am

Nature is the most beautiful place City cannot do a race

The trail back to Nature

March 3, 2018 09:22 am

Spending some time amid nature rejuvenates you and gives you a better as well as fresher perspective of the world. Nature has the ability to drive your tiredness away and give you all the positivity you need to handle the stress in your daily life. Though it might be difficult to manage time for such activity, it is nevertheless necessary to timely rejuvenate your soul and mind. The Begnas to Karaputar trail and Galkot waterfall are some potential destinations to give yourself a healthy dosage of greenery.

‘Art for Nature’ pushes conservation

February 25, 2018 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: With an aim to promote nature and conservation of wildlife, and to support the conservation of protected areas of the country, Relief Fund for Wildlife Victims (RFWV) has organized an art exhibition named ‘Art for Nature’ at the premises of Nepal Cultural Corporation Jamal, Kathmandu. The exhibition that kicked off in February 16 revolves around the theme of nature and its conservation.

Closer to nature

January 26, 2018 09:24 am

She is a yoga teacher who confesses being quite attached to nature. Along with promoting a healthy lifestyle she also encourages eco-friendly habits. But one thing that always bothered her while teaching yoga were the yoga mats. “They are usually made of synthetic material and the smell of rubber and chemicals is repelling,” says Prabighya Basnet, co-founder of Khali Khutta.

Dedicated to preserving nature

January 19, 2018 09:21 am

Jatayu Vulture Restaurant located in Nawalparasi is unlike any other restaurant you have ever visited.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: A group of artists unveiled their works of art at a painting exhibit titled ‘Nature Unwrapping’ that kicked off on December 1 at Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal. The exhibition, featuring 10 participating artists and three guest artists, is the result of a workshop organized by Devina Arts Promotion.

Reconnecting with nature

October 27, 2017 09:41 am

Do you yearn for clear skies, deep blue sea, dense forest and the feel of fresh air? If your ideal vacation is more than just relaxing in the hotel café and partying in a crowded bar, then we have what just you need. To help us compile some incredible holiday destinations for nature enthusiasts, we at The Week spoke to Baikuntha Prasad Adhikari from Asian Heritage Tours and Travels in Nagpokhari, Kathmandu.

Explore Nature for Tranquility

October 8, 2017 08:14 am

Nature is vast and has the capacity to captivate anyone with its beauty. Moreover, the combination of nature and culture could definitely help boost the local economy if they are properly conserved and promoted. Mentioned below are some places that have the potential to establish tourism as an industry in the local level while also paving a way for economic prosperity.

Rules of nature

September 23, 2017 10:21 am

Every time when a new leaf blooms, an old leaf dries. Everything that has life will eventually die.  When there's a winner, there is always a loser. There are those that lost everything: hope, belief and respect. And there are those who achieved everything. When someone believes in love, there are also people who believe in hate.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has stressed on planned development for the management of the budget, calling for prioritizing the management of human and nature also in the budget.

Nature tourism

May 22, 2017 00:25 am

With 71.5 million tourists, tourism in the Hindu Kush Himalaya plays a potentially significant role in addressing poverty

CHITWAN, April 6: The preserved vulture is to be left free in new natural areas to increase the number of disappearing species.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Wildlife Conservation Nepal’s eighth National Nature and Wildlife Photography Exhibition, 2016, supported by Nepal Bangladesh Bank concluded on Wednesday at Kathmandu Durbar Square, Basantapur.

Sikkim: Nature at its best

December 2, 2016 03:41 am

Throw in yummy local food, exotic Himalayan wildlife, picture-postcard landscapes and some great hikes in the mountains, and you have one of the best vacations you could ask for.

Myagdi : Nature at its best

July 15, 2016 00:00 am

Cradled in the laps of the Himalayas, Myagdi district in Dhaulagiri zone is one of the most beautiful places in Nepal. The glorious mountain ranges that run through its landscape, significant bio-diversity, and a rich history make Myagdi an appealing place to visit any time of the year. The district headquarters of Myagdi, Beni Bazaar, is a historical market that has a lot of prospect and potential to be a focus for tourism. Before the unification of Nepal, Beni was the trading hub of Tibet and India. Located at the meeting point of the river Myagdi and Kali Gandaki, Beni Bazaar is incomparable for its cultural variety and economic enrichment.

KATHMANDU, June 27: A study has shown that almost 97 percent of Nepalis aspiring foreign employments were found unaware of the nature of job they were going to do.