Into the world of games

December 16, 2016 03:51 am

Ayush Raj Tuladhar, the founder of NGamers Club, an organization that was established with the objective of creating professionalism in e-sports in Nepal says, “The prospect of gaming in Nepal with respect to PC, console and mobile has become better and the craze in people towards gaming from all over Nepal has been marvelous. Thousands of people attend our gaming tournaments and we have different corporate companies sponsoring our events too.”

Zumba toning strength and sweat session

December 16, 2016 03:48 am

Zumba has earned quite the popularity for being the workout class that functions more like a dance party. What’s more, the results of zumba workout don’t disappoint. So it’s no wonder that zumba centers are mushrooming all over Nepal, especially Kathmandu. Now to add to its craze, there is a new offshoot to the original form of exercise.

Chakka panja

December 16, 2016 03:41 am

It was only a couple of weeks ago in this column that I had highlighted the tendency of our politicians to reverse roles with our comedians. And true to form, this time around it’s none other than our Prime Minister who has decided to take up the challenge. Yesterday, the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers released the property details of the PM and his cabinet of ministers.

The innovative frontier

December 16, 2016 02:34 am

The collaboration among art, science, and technology can create wonders and breed innovations that change our lives for the better. In order to celebrate this collaboration, the Robotics Association of Nepal (RAN) organizes Yantra annually. This event provides a platform for young enthusiasts and engineers to showcase their creative and genius inventions. The Week caught up with some of the winners of this year’s Yantra 5.0 to talk about their competing experience as well as to reflect on the present prospects of the tech field in our country.

Wondrous world

December 16, 2016 02:27 am

A traveler’s soul is a funny thing. No matter where you go, and what you see you will never have your fill. The end of one trip is when you plan another. Yes, logistics like holiday dates and savings do need to be factored in but that doesn’t stop a wanderer from exploring the world. And those filled with wanderlust know, seeing the world’s glorious sights can be a deeply moving and life-changing experience.

Co-working culture

December 16, 2016 00:26 am

People who work from these shared workspaces claim that they have been more productive and meeting new people from different backgrounds has actually helped their businesses expand.

Books for the beloved

December 15, 2016 23:18 pm

Don’t know what to get your significant other this Christmas or New Year? Get them a book. You can never go wrong with that. But people have varied interests and tastes and the kind of writing that appeals to one might not to another. So, The Week has readied a list of books keeping just that in mind.

Art effect

December 15, 2016 23:15 pm

An artist of political and social conscience, Hit Man Gurung believes in growing as an individual and thus works to better himself through his art. Art for him is a practice that doesn’t have a definite shape. He says, “Art is the reflection of reality which may or may not be accepted by people. As an artist, I present the multiple reality of society through my discovery and try to understand it through my expression.”

The eight-hour part timers

December 9, 2016 15:29 pm

The first week of the month is always serious business for 21-year-old Pabin Dhakal. He makes it a point to sit and mentally break down the budget for his share of expenses. He already knows socializing is going to make for the majority of his costs, so ‘fun with friends’ is a main fixture in his budgeting list. He puts aside at least Rs 5000 for it. The next important factor is accommodation. Since he wanted to shoulder some family responsibility, he has volunteered to pay rent for the Rs 8,000 two room flat that he shares with his relatives. Then there is the Rs 1,500 monthly college fee and some miscellaneous expense.

Boutique cafes

December 9, 2016 10:25 am

When good food and music meet open space for work, relaxation and amusingly an outlet to shop, what else could anyone want? Located alongside the lively road of Lazimpat is Fashion Delicacy, the nook of Ranibari Marg is Mitini Café and Shop, and opposite the American Embassy in Maharajgunj is Café Tara – places where food comes with a package of other services, and great services to boot.