Understanding Vastu Shastra

February 14, 2020 09:26 am

Dr Basudev Krishna Shastri, an astrologer with 15 years of experience, and an expert in vastu shastra, says it is a principle through which people can live in harmony with nature. Following the principles of vastu shastra will lead you to live a peaceful and prosperous life by balancing the effects of the five key elements of this subject—which are earth, water, heat (or fire), air and space.

Which countries have been to moon?

September 10, 2019 00:00 am

Only seven nations (or political unions) have been to or orbited the moon so far as part of a successful or semi-successful mission – and the runner-up doesn’t even exist anymore.

“Ad Astra” looks and sounds like a space epic with a movie star lead in Brad Pitt, but there’s a lot more going on beneath the surface.

Instant Inquiry with Ritavrat Joshi

August 24, 2019 18:14 pm

Ritavrat Joshi is one of the emerging bass players in Nepal. He’s currently involved in Kamero, Space and his solo act, Lawpacks. MyCity features Joshi on this week’s Instant Inquiry. Here’s what he had to say:

How do you create a space conducive to creative thinking? A number of recent books explore the working environments of creative people in search of hints and inspiration.

The charm of co-working spaces

August 16, 2019 07:46 am

With more and more people working for themselves and starting their own projects and businesses, co-working spaces have become increasingly popular. According to the website coworker.com, there are more than 10 co-working spaces in Kathmandu. So, what is it that attracts people, especially young entrepreneurs, to these co-working spaces?

Your daily dose of the missed important news of the day.

MOSCOW, July 14: A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said.

MOSCOW, July 14: A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said.

June 28: Get ready to see another world from the eyes of a dragonfly — at least, a robotic one.

Save the open space

May 26, 2019 02:00 am

As open spaces continue to shrink and big houses are blossoming around, there is less chance of surviving if an earthquake of a big magnitude hits Kathmandu again

KATHMANDU, April 25: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has unveiled a bust of the first man in space, Russian Astronaut Yuri Gagarin, at Shankhapark (Ratnapark).

KATHMANDU, April 18: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said it was a matter of pride and happiness for Nepal to participate in the space.

At home, many of us have a small patch or some barren land that was supposed to be a luscious green garden but it has somehow ended up being an empty space ruining the overall the aesthetic of your space. However, if done right, that very space can become one of the most beautiful areas in your house

When words stop, music chips in

December 11, 2018 08:55 am

While inducting Metallica to the  ‘’Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’ in 2009, Flea, bassist for American rock band Red Hot Chilli Peppers once said, “When a person gets rocking to their music, everything else disappears, and that person is just one with the music. It is an inexplicable, awesome thing, and I bow down to it.” The definition of music varies from people to people. Some people consider it to be an escaping drug while some call it their passion. However, to be a musician, many people carry the definition of being inspired by various other people. To know about that fact, My City’s team asked various musicians who have been on their musical journey.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz has expressed concern over the shrinking civic space in Nepal in recent days.

KATHMANDU, July 26: As the government comes up with a slew of measures including declaration of various areas in the capital city as prohibited zones, there are growing concerns within civil society that they are bent on curbing civic space — something very vital in a healthy democracy.

WASHINGTON, July 22:  It takes astrophysicist John O'Meara little time to respond to a question about NASA's most outstanding achievement.

Humankind has made a lot of progress in the recent years. We have come to discover things never imagined before. The most fascinating of all is the finding of our own universe. In finding these answers, we also uncovered chilling secrets of our existence.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Various public sector bodies are continuing to occupy the Khula Manch space, threatening the very existence of the historic  grounds with  open air theatre for public gatherings in the nation’s capital.

Dear Sadichha, I am a 28-year-old guy currently living in Kathmandu. I run a small business and it’s doing well. My family and friends are impressed with my work. However, my girlfriend is currently studying in Australia and I know how tough it is for her to manage everything on her own. She has been asking me to marry her, and move to Australia.

Love for virtual space

June 5, 2018 08:31 am

Needless to say, social media plays a vital role in networking, and increasing the social relations of users. However, immaturity and the unmanaged synchronization between online life and real life tend to open doors to cybercrime, and even mental illnesses.

Space that celebrates art

June 1, 2018 08:07 am

Manish Lal Shrestha never thought he would be a professional artist and make his living through colors and brushes. It was his mother who sent him to India to study arts and encouraged him to pursue it professionally. Today, after decades of training, Shrestha is an art expert who has been actively working to promote visual arts through his studio/gallery, Mcube in Patan, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Federal Parliament lawmakers from province 2 have sought space for Tarai Madhes issues in the upcoming fiscal year's budget.

FLORIDA, April 19: A NASA satellite has embarked on a quest for planets where life might exist.

Blast your name into outer space!

Space

March 10, 2018 09:18 am

I flew off, an unraveled play Had leftover rags with an unsafe stay Lies, held me on a tip of a spear Leaving behind memories dipped in tears

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb 7:  SpaceX’s big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red electric sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The search for  work stations required for those who will operate the new provincial setups, including  offices for governors and provincial ministers and assemblies,  has been speeded up at  all seven temporary province capitals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) has directed its subordinate offices at the local level to ensure necessary physical infrastructure for the operation of provincial offices.

FLORIDA, Nov 14: Astronauts got a mouth-watering haul with Tuesday’s Earth-to-space delivery — pizza and ice cream.

MOSCOW, Oct 4: Six decades after Sputnik, a refined version of the rocket that put the first artificial satellite in orbit remains the mainstay of Russia’s space program — a stunning tribute to the country’s technological prowess, but also a sign that it has failed to build upon its achievements.

DHANGADHI, Sept 5: Dhangadhi Airport, which boasts of the second longest runway in the country after Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, lacks sufficient aircraft parking space.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) is going to present a paper on ‘Space Science Outreach and Capacity Building in Nepal’ on September on coming Thursday.

Time and space

July 23, 2017 00:54 am

Constituency delineation body

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) in association with Terraztra Space Exploration has come up with a new project titled Project Terranaut, a global outreach initiative providing an opportunity to 14 people to train like a Yuri Gagarin in Russia.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Shop owners at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) are refusing to vacate their spaces, citing cases pending in different courts.

KATHMANDU, April 7:  Most of the lawmakers speaking in the 'Special Hour' of the Legislature-Parliament session on Friday objected to the decision of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City approving the construction of a multi-storey building at the Old Bus Park in Kathmandu despite knowing that the Kathmandu Valley lies in high-risk earthquake zone.

The Cosmologist and Physicist, Stephen Hawking said he will leave the Earth to travel to space onboard Richard Branson’s spaceship, The Independent reported.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Chinese ambassador to Nepal, Yu Hong, on Thursday said that women of Nepal are making not only the country but entire world proud by their exemplary occupation in the parliament and three most important positions.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 3: District prison office is finding it difficult to accommodate increasing number of prisoners for want of space.

NASA scientists in an unprecedented study have found that space travel may alter gene expression. The study involved astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a year in space and his identical twin Mark who stayed on Earth.

Kathmandu, Dec 22: When you enter Karkhana, you don’t enter into a typical work space but into a whole new creative space filled with home-built antennas, a laser cutter, colorful child-designed posters, musical instruments and many more. It began as a product designing company in 2012.

BEIJING, Nov 18:  A pair of Chinese astronauts have returned from a month-long stay in the country's space station, China's sixth and longest crewed mission to date.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Nov 8: The lone American off the planet has cast his vote from space, keeping with NASA's motto of "Vote while you float."

China launched its longest manned space mission on Monday, sending two astronauts into orbit to spend a month aboard a space laboratory that is part of a broader plan to have a permanent manned space station in service around 2022.

BEIJING, Oct 16: Officials have unveiled plans for Monday's launch of China's latest space mission in which two astronauts will be blasted into space and will dock with an orbiting space lab.

Making space for history

September 2, 2016 00:30 am

They say if you forget history, history will forget you. So if we had to, how could we document Nepal’s current history? The Week asked some history writers and professors about the aspects that they believe should be the main feature. Along the way, they also shared their opinion about the state of history documentation and readership in our country.

MOSCOW, June 18: An International Space Station crew including an American, a Briton and a Russian landed safely Saturday in the sun-drenched steppes of Kazakhstan.