KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has warned to take action against the cooking gas producers who are found to be involved in malpractice of refilling the fuel in a cylinder more than the prescribed standard.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The Mint Division of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has announced on Tuesday that the gold that was recovered from a taxi outside the Tribhuvan International Airport by the Department of Revenue Investigation now weighs 60.716 kg after being melted.

Obsessing over weight

August 16, 2019 07:36 am

Anxiety aside, family members and friends commenting on my looks also didn’t help. I knew many of them were really concerned when they told me to lose weight but the concern also masked their disgust, or so I often felt. There was a relative who stopped speaking to me and would just turn away every time I greeted her.

Losing weight is not as simple as people think. Not everyone is able to stay determined and follow a proper diet and exercise routine to come to a good shape.

Easy weight loss tips

March 29, 2019 09:08 am

All fitness experts we have consulted over time agree on one thing: To lose weight in a safe manner and to sustain that weight loss over time it’s essential to make gradual lifestyle changes than follow crash diets or go on a juice cleanse when you feel you have had too much to eat. Here are 10 great tips that will ensure you emerge healthier and fitter by the end of the year.

LONDON, March 9: The Milky Way is as heavy as 1.5 trillion Suns and measures 256,000 light years across, according to latest findings.

Winter hacks to prevent weight gain

December 7, 2018 10:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Sticking to a conventional diet and exercise plan can be difficult, and it is especially difficult during the winter months when you don’t want to get out of bed and head to the gym. Eating right is also difficult during the cold season as your body craves carb-rich food and copious amounts of coffee (often with a generous heaping of sugar). Without a proper exercise regime and no strict diet plan, one will no doubt emerge from winter a few too many kilos heavier than before the cold kicked in.

To wear or not to wear

September 7, 2018 07:56 am

While fitness enthusiasts often meet their goals without trackers, many find the devices to be helpful in boosting motivation and, according to fitness trainer Ashok Maharjan, anything that gets people to move more is a great thing.

My weight loss mantras

August 31, 2018 10:15 am

The thing about weight loss is that there are no secrets. It takes hard work, dedication, and patience. There aren’t any shortcuts and there is definitely nothing instant about it either. You have to keep at it to see the results. But the good thing is that good lifestyle habits, coupled with some exercise at least thrice a week, will get you where you want to reach.

Yoga for weight loss

July 6, 2018 08:59 am

Not getting the required results even after spending hours at the gym? Maybe you should give yoga a try. Apart from improving flexibility, reducing stress, and strengthening your muscles, yoga can also be an extremely effective way to shed some kilos.

The term ‘superfoods’ entered our collective lexicon a few years ago, and has been thrown around by health and wellness experts. To put it simply, superfoods are rich in antioxidants, which reduce cell damage, and nutrients that boost overall health. It’s important to note that while your diet must consist of superfoods, they cannot replace a balanced diet which is necessary to fuel your body.

The types of colors and patterns that a person chooses to wear could be a warning sign of weight problems, a new study suggests.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Population, which was the top factor in delineating village councils and municipalities last year, has again been given the highest weightage – 70 percent – in allocating resources to the local levels and provinces. Human Development Index carries only 5 percent value in revenue distribution.

CHITWAN, May 13: Farmers of Chitwan have found that they have been cheated by suppliers when selling chicken.

Take care of your weight

April 25, 2018 12:11 pm

I remember my weight (OK, mass) being 35 kilograms when I measured it years ago. That was fine at that age as that was the age to gain height. According to the popular belief, age before 20 is the age to gain height and beyond that, breadth.

Superfoods are excellent for weight loss. Besides helping you lose belly fat, they’re also great for overall health as they’re full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and other elements that run your body efficiently.

According to the culinary director, we'll all be tickling our taste buds with the wonder that is chocolate a little more

When people post photos of their fitness pursuits on social media they may be influencing, for better or worse, the health of their pals too, a new study suggests. The more exercise-related posts a person sees on social media, the more concerned they feel about their own weight, the researchers said.

Haldi doodh is famous for curing injuries and treating cold and cough. Haldi or turmeric is a powerful Indian super-food which has been used for centuries to heal ailments and has been proven to be a great form of alternative medicine. But, other than its medicinal and therapeutic properties, haldi doodh is great for weight loss as well.

7 yummy snacks for weight loss

January 11, 2018 11:21 am

Loading your plate with fresh fruits and vegetables is a given fact of clean eating. Not only does it help in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and losing weight but provides you with essential nutrients as well. But what if we tell you that there are certain snacks that you love and they also aid weight loss? Well, thank us later.

Weight becomes identity

December 26, 2017 08:31 am

In this world people are judged on the basis of the numbers they gain on a weighing machine. If I have to say about myself, I am slightly overweight, that’s what my BMI says about me. Keeping all external comments in exception, I don’t mind my fats at all but my insecurities get triggered due to other people.

The Constituency Delimitation Commission (CDC) recently presented its final report to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. While Madhes-based parties have criticized the report for under-representing Madhes, others argue that it does the opposite: over-represent Madhes and under-represent hills and mountains.

Many of us are constantly on the lookout for ways to lose weight without having to exercise. This is what leads to all kinds of extreme diet plans because we think cutting out certain foods completely will help us lose weight fast. Although most diets claim to reduce the fat percentage in the body, it’s only the water weight you are actually losing by following these fad diets. The Week talked to Dr Binita Pant to understand why you should never go the extreme way in order to lose weight.

CHITWAN, Sept 22: Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa has reaffirmed his commitment to address the demands put by Dr Govinda KC who has already staged fast-unto-death eight times, fighting against the anomalies and aberrations in the medical sector in the country.

Lifestyle changes for weight loss

September 9, 2016 00:00 am

KATHMANDU. Sept 9: All of us want to lose weight and we all embark on carefully laid out workout plans every once in a while but then again, we all stumble and fall.

Want to take up a strength training program, but don’t know where to start? Let me help you with some basic things to get you started on your weight loss journey. With my trainer’s help, I have been doing some serious weight lifting these past few weeks and the results have been worth it.

The weight you put on during your holidays tend to stick around for longer than you intended because, quite simply, many of us have trouble getting back into our earlier plans. However, there are some things I swear by to tackle the repercussions of your holiday dietary indulgences.

Weight lifting for women

August 12, 2016 00:04 am

Training with weights will increase your lean muscle mass. And the more muscle you have, the more calories your body will burn. And the more calories you burn, the leaner you will get.