Scintillating Shobhaa

November 25, 2016 12:52 pm

She has always spoken her mind and been totally unapologetic about it, even when it has landed her in hot waters time and again. Quite recently, she has had to face the wrath of Shiv Sena in Mumbai, India over a tweet for allegedly insulting the Legislative Assembly, Marathi language and people, and she is still living under police protection. But if, at 68, Shobhaa De has learnt anything it has been to stick by her thoughts and actions and buckle under pressure. The world around her will just have to learn to live with it, she says.

Winter wonders

November 25, 2016 12:28 pm

Most of the time the first thing most people think about when it comes to winter style are skinny jeans, heavy boots, and lots of knitwear, but let’s face it, such combos are boring. Even though fashion shows aren’t always directly applicable to your everyday style that doesn’t mean you can’t glean some inspiration and make them your own. The Week spotted some winter trends you can try; ones that are surprisingly practical during the colder months.

Winter escapes

November 25, 2016 12:02 pm

What is the best way to survive the winter? Escape it. While we are stuck in winter’s icy grip, it’s a relief to know there are places warm and breezy to escape to. We have readied a list of the top warm-weather getaways in hopes of helping you find the perfect place where beaches, warm waters, and outdoor adventures await. Plan a holiday in one of these places to get out of your heavy winter gear for a while.

Wanderlust in Annapurna

November 25, 2016 11:46 am

It had only been a few weeks since I got back from the Mardi Base Camp trail. The phone rang and a voice on the other side said, “Bhai, Annapurna round circuit gardim na ta daju bhai.” When one travel enthusiast says to another, “Let’s hit the Annapurna Round Circuit trail,” you just don’t say no. With the buzzing of world’s highest crossable pass “Thorong la”, Tilicho lake, and the whole of the Annapurna Range to walk through, my soul craved for adventure and my heart was already up there in the mountains.

Beat the chill

November 25, 2016 11:33 am

The plus side of the winter chills is that the base metabolism rate of your body increases slightly in order to keep your body warm. If your body is cold enough to shiver then be sure that you are burning some calories by just existing.

Take charge this winter

November 25, 2016 10:35 am

The changing weather already has most of us sniffling, coughing, and walking around with tissues, and it is only going to get worse as November gives way to colder months. The Week talked to Dr Pukar Thapa, general physician at Alka Hospital, Jawalakhel to learn more about the diseases that could potentially affect you during winter months and how to try and steer clear of them.

Finding your match

November 25, 2016 10:24 am

Tinder is a social search service application that needs Facebook to create your profile, and uses location services to facilitate communication between mutually interested users in the same locality, allowing matched users to chat. It is one of the most commonly used dating apps that get more than one billion swipes every day.

Easy meals

November 25, 2016 10:06 am

We all have those days when we are just too lazy to get out of bed, forget puttering around the kitchen to make gourmet meals. Keeping that in mind, The Week has compiled a list of delicious and easy microwave dishes that you can whip up in a matter of minutes during those ultra lazy days.

Apply it right

November 25, 2016 09:48 am

The most basic thing you can control while applying makeup to make sure you don’t look like a clown when you step out of your house is the lighting. Bhuma Rimal “Bhumi” of Ceremony Beauty Parlor, Jawalakhel says that you should always try to apply makeup in the lighting that you are planning to step out in. “The different places we visit during the course of the day tends to have different lighting so you should put your makeup on accordingly.”

Your Brain On Beer vs Coffee

November 25, 2016 09:34 am

Your Brain On Beer vs Coffee