In the name of faith

January 19, 2017 23:39 pm

Everybody likes to travel for different reasons and sometimes the motive isn’t only some fun time at the beach, or some sightseeing. Many people have been seeking refuge from the demands of hectic and modern lifestyle by venturing into the wilderness in search of spirituality for a long time now. And, the fact is, the appeal of such trips continue to remain strong.

Winter solutions

January 19, 2017 23:33 pm

It’s been cold and miserable for the last couple of weeks and as the mercury dips further, we’ll find ourselves struggling to keep warm and make sure we don’t catch a nasty flu. But winter doesn’t have to be brutal anymore. The Week presents five easy ways to ensure you stay warm, healthy, and presentable this winter while waiting (and praying) for warmer days.

Workout nutrition

January 19, 2017 23:30 pm

Exercising on an empty stomach can cause breakdown of muscle tissue. Without food to fuel your workout sessions, the muscle tissues will be converted to glucose in order to provide the energy you need. This isn’t the ideal situation for either muscle building or weight loss as it can have an impact on your metabolism and may even lead to injury.

Armed with the basics

January 19, 2017 23:28 pm

Google Chrome loads all kinds of plug-ins automatically and has a lot of things running in the background that makes your computer run a little slower and drains your battery faster as well.

Breaking stigma a must

January 13, 2017 09:07 am

Jagannath Lamichhane was 10 when he began having suicidal thoughts. “I couldn’t tell my parents that I was having suicidal thoughts or that I got scared for no reason,” he says. “Instead, I casually told them I had a headache or that my eyes hurt.”

Prospects of participation

January 13, 2017 08:57 am

As a football fan and occasional drinker, my conversations and banter with my friends tends to centre on the clubs that we all follow – either in the English Premier League or La Liga or some similar league in Europe.

Kamal Babu, as I knew him

January 13, 2017 08:45 am

Kamal Mani Dixit was born on September 2, 1929 and passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016. Both events happened in Kathmandu.

Finally free

January 13, 2017 05:33 am

Integration of mental health education in schools is another significant strategy that Dr Ojha strongly believes would be effective to fight stigma.

The budding actors

January 13, 2017 04:40 am

While, in the recent times, theater in Nepal is booming with great actors, unique new plays, and good response from the audience, the educational system of our country too has been staging some really good dramas and coming up with interesting projects. The Week’s Reya Shreya Rai speaks to some new faces of theater from different colleges around the capital on what theater means to them, what goes on backstage, and their future plans.

Just weekend things

January 13, 2017 02:44 am

There are many places to visit and things to do in and around the Kathmandu valley. Most of us, however, find ourselves doing the same things weekend after weekend because we don’t know what else we can do that doesn’t involve going out of the valley. We at The Week talked to a few people around town in our hunt for new things to do this weekend.