Pushing a little soul into Sessions

April 20, 2018 11:31 am

When Yomari Sessions first hit our music scene it was a breath of fresh air. The live single-take performances were all about authenticity and originality. Further, being a platform specifically for independent bands, it gave us – the viewers – a new perspective into the Nepali music scape as well.

Good Reads

April 20, 2018 10:35 am

In Twisted, Kellerman skillfully weaves together at least three threads of stories into one overall picture of the life of Petra Connor, one of LAPD’s female detectives.

A home away from home

April 20, 2018 09:46 am

As much as you want to, you simply cannot take your pets with you everywhere you go. Say, you have a wedding to attend that requires you to go out of town for a few days or you are going away on a vacation and can’t take them along? Yes, leaving them with a caretaker or your family or friends is always an option but sometimes caretakers aren’t available and you don’t want to trouble your loved ones. This is when Paws, Play and Stay can be of great help.

In the past decade, a lot of coffee shops and restaurants have popped up in Kathmandu and many have quite unique stories behind their establishment. Mo:Mo la Palpasa, located at JP Road in Thamel, is a quaint little place that has been gaining popularity among the locals as well as tourists because of the hygge-esq ambience it radiates. The two founders of the cafe talk us through their journey of starting Mo:Mo la Palpasa and the future plans they have for it.

Summer treats

April 20, 2018 08:31 am

Although it took quite some time for the weather to leave behind the winter chills, summer is finally here. If the forecast is anything to go by then, for Nepal, the summer of 2018 is all set to be one of the hottest ones this decade.

Initiating a business venture and successfully managing all aspects of it are strenuous and often requires a lot of patience and courage. Add in a multitude of business ventures coordinated through the same company and all the businesses being new ideas at that and that responsibility quotient goes several notches higher. But Amit Khanal, chief executive officer of Yellow Planet Multipurpose Company, has been doing just that for more than two months now and, though the task at hand is mind boggling, he intends to give it his best shot.

Beginners guide to calisthenics

April 20, 2018 08:09 am

Calisthenics is a form of exercise that uses only body weight to build strength, lose weight and develop stamina. The best part about calisthenics training is that you will need very little or no equipments to perform it.

Minimal makeup

April 20, 2018 07:53 am

Summer is finally here and with summer comes sweat. The makeup you so diligently apply before you head to work in the morning will probably not last the day. So, if constant reapplication isn’t something you have time for, your best bet at staying put together and composed is by following the less is more rule.

Holiday mentality

April 20, 2018 07:45 am

You know what the turn of every Nepali New Year brings? Calendars! Lots and lots of them! Most of us should already be stocked up on calendars for 2075 or are just waiting for the assorted cement factories, federations, banks, and social organizations to give out these freebies so that we can take them home and maybe give out a few to our family members.

Lessons from the past

April 20, 2018 07:20 am

The last blackbuck of Shuklaphanta National Park was hunted down when modern conservation had just started in Nepal in 1970s. Between the sixties and seventies, swamp deer and wild water buffalo became locally extirpated from Chitwan Valley while the rhino population in the vast expanse of the Rapti river floodplain was at a record low.