Roaming around exhibition halls watching and understanding the concept of artist portrayed in artworks is the best way to rejuvenate your mind from regular monotonous life. Here, we have listed some exhibitions and show that you can visit this week:
KATHMANDU, July 26: Like most Nepali youths, Burger House and Crunchy Fried Chicken’s owner Basanta Lama also pursued a foreign dream. With an eight-year-long experience as a chef in Nepal, Lama moved abroad in hopes of finding better opportunities there. Nonetheless, his desire and enthusiasm were his callings back to Nepal.
To beat the scorching July heat, a new ice cream station -- Shoppe -321°c Ice-Cream Live Nepal -- has been introduced at Civil Mall's food court. The shop claims to provide the customer with fresh preservative-free ice cream.
Sculpture is one form of art which is different from paintings, as it can be viewed either in two dimensions or three. Artist’s concept to shape a solid object plays an important role to create meaningful sculpture.
Famous Bollywood actor Karishma Kapoor was in town Monday to inaugurate a jewelry showroom, Marigold Jewellers, at Yak and Yeti Road in Durbar Marg. She inaugurated the showroom amid a special function organized at the premises of the showroom.
Manish Khadgi had been working as a photographer for the past six years – a fashion photographer for the last few years at that – when he decided to launch his own fashion brand. The driving force behind this was the fact that Khadgi saw a lack of quality fashion clothing for men in the country. And so, Ramp was born. Though the clothing brand, Ramp, was initially focused on catering to men and bringing about some much-needed change in men’s fashion, Khadgi quickly decided not to cater exclusively to men and included clothes for women in their fashion line as well.
DOLAKHA, March 27: From distance, it looks like a majestic ancient town. The beauty is breath taking. As you go near, the settlement gives you a disturbing feel. The houses are in ruins, and it feels that they can crumble any moment and you would fear to stand around for a little while. However, the village is still home to its inhabitants.
TAULIHAWA, March 6: More than a million tourists, including Buddhist pilgrims, visit Lumbini -- the birthplace of Buddha - every year. However, Buddha's natal town Kapilvastu still awaits visitors despite lying just 59 kilometers away from Lumbini.
Cape Town, home to Table Mountain, African penguins, sunshine and sea, is a world-renowned tourist destination. But it could also become famous for being the first major city in the world to run out of water.
Deviram Joshi, 43, is a carpet seller from Guthu, Surkhet. He is currently living near Hanumandhoka of Kathmandu with his family, including his wife and a daughter. He came to Kathmandu some six months ago to find work.
Along the 1,751 km-long open border that India and Nepal share, there are some 22 specified routes for Nepal-India bilateral trade and transit. Out of these, the one route via Raxaul border in Northern Bihar is considered as Nepal’s lifeline. The two main reasons for it could be Raxaul being geographically the closest Indian town to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal and it is also the neighbouring town of Birgunj, the commercial capital of the nation.
Kathmandu, Oct 31: The world is observing Cities Day globally Today to work together for planned and sustainable urban life. The Ministry of Urban Development and other different concern committees had organized programs to marking the day on Monday. The national slogan for this year’s World Cities Day is ‘Town Planning in Federal Nepal.’
BEIRUT, Oct 23: The bodies of at least 67 Syrian civilians, many summarily killed by the Islamic State group, have been discovered in a central town in Syria retaken from IS by government troops over the weekend, activists said Monday.
MOGADISHU, Sept 11: Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al Qaeda-linked group told Reuters.
KUALA LUMPUR, August 14: A town hall meeting with former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who now heads an opposition coalition, was marred by violence Sunday, with several people hurling flares, chairs and shoes at the stage.
ILAM, July 22: The market places have remained closed. However, the movement of Indian customers has not seized yet. They come all the way from Indian hill town Darjeeling to purchase goods of daily necessities at Indian border Pashupatinagar.
PHILIPPINES, June 22: Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town have been cornered and their firepower is flagging, the military said on Thursday, as the five-week battle for control of Marawi City raged on.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Parliament's Development Committee has asked government to scrap bodies of similar nature such as town development committees saying that existence of parallel bodies had caused duplication and other complications in carrying out development activities.
JOHANNESBURG, June 8: Fires fanned by high winds have swept through a scenic coastal town in South Africa, killing three people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of up to 10,000 people, authorities said Thursday.
BEIRUT, May 26: A fresh wave of airstrikes in eastern Syria killed at least 35 civilians including women and children, state media and an observer group reported Friday, and the U.N. human rights chief said civilians are increasingly paying the price of escalating attacks against the Islamic State group in the country.
A bomb blast killed at least four people and wounded many more in a rebel-held town in northern Syria near the Turkish border on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said.
BIRGUNJ, April 30: An ambitious town development project of Birgunj has been severely hit due to lack of budget. With the development works of the ‘Secondary Town Integrated Urban Environmental Improvement Project (STIUEIP) left midway citing budget crunch, the city is disarray and dust has blanketed roadside settlements. Locals are worried of the fast approaching monsoon.
Every conversation seems to inevitably veer towards the soon to be held local elections. Especially since this has been overdue for almost two decades; the government as well as the public seems to want to make the most of it. Even though there is over a month left, there is a sense of urgency in the air. The Week spoke to some valley denizens to find out what’s going on in their heads when they hear the word ‘election’.
YANGON, March 6: At least 30 people were killed Monday in a day of intense fighting in a town on Myanmar's border with China, authorities said, after rebels dressed in police uniforms launched a surprise raid.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: In a crowded microbus at Dholahity, a young man of around 20 seems to be desperate to look outside the window screen to find out where he has reached. But, the black smoke and heavy dust blurs his view and leaves him disoriented for a while. Suddenly, he heard the conductor shouting 'Satdobato!' and rushes toward the door.
KATHMANDU, Nov 4: In a bid to take stock of the investment climate and opportunities in Nepal, a Chinese delegation held a meeting with the office-bearers of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) in the capital on Friday.