Wonders of rock climbing

November 17, 2017 10:10 am

As Astrek Climbing Wall Pvt. Ltd gears to host another series of Nepal’s biggest climbing competition, Climbmandu, along with North Face and Black Diamond, there is a certain buzz about rock climbing. Often touted as a sport for thrill seekers, rock climbing clearly has a huge potential in a mountainous country like Nepal.

The importance of the sunshine vitamin

November 17, 2017 10:01 am

Vitamin D deficiency and diabetes mellitus are two common conditions that are widely prevalent across all ages, races, geographical regions, and socioeconomic conditions. With all the medical advances of past century, deficiency of vitamin D3 also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’ is still epidemic. This is due to less outdoor activities as most people do deskbound jobs in this digital day and age and wearing sun protection that limits their ability to make vitamin D in the skin.

Beginner’s guide to understanding IPO

November 17, 2017 09:55 am

Unfortunately schools don’t teach us about the ways we can get our finances in order. So it isn’t uncommon to find young adults and adults alike who are fairly clueless about managing their money. What’s more, taking care of your financial future isn’t only about sticking to a budget and saving cash at a bank.

Serving Soup

November 17, 2017 09:38 am

Be it to get the right nutrients with as few calories as possible or to warm up your body in cold shivering winters, soups come highly recommended. And it’s not just tomato and sweet corn, but soups can basically be made from all kind of veggies or meats. It’s quick and easy to make as well, and is just right for dinner during these cold times.

Dance workouts

November 17, 2017 09:31 am

Does dancing in your own room, to beats you choose, sound like a good idea to you rather than hitting the gym and lifting weights or running on the treadmill? If yes, then you can consider dancing as an early morning workout and approach it accordingly. Regardless of what form of dance you choose, it will give you a whole-body workout, and it will be fun at the same time.

Fancy but easy

November 17, 2017 09:12 am

There are times when we have to literally roll out of bed and head out the door. During these days we don’t have the time to tackle our wild bed hair and tame it enough to look good. So this week we have rounded up some easy hairstyles that take absolutely no time but look stunning.

With or without you

November 17, 2017 09:07 am

I have been married for almost four years now and whenever there is a high school reunion my friends ask me if I am enjoying my married life or if I still long for the 'Single and Mingle' days!  I think it's not only me but all married guys face the same question from our 'single' friends.

Minding your language

November 17, 2017 09:01 am

In the year 2000, at an event in Florence, South Carolina, the then president of the US, George W. Bush, addressed the audience with this statement – “Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?” This subject-verb disagreement was one example of many grammatical errors that characterized the public speaking of the former US President.

Imparting life lessons

November 17, 2017 08:50 am

If you think spirituality and education are two disconnected concepts that don’t go hand in hand, a short trip to Chobhar, about 10 kilometers south of Kathmandu, can prove you wrong. At Tsoknyi Gechak School you will be able see how spirituality and education actually reinforce each other.

A different take to charity

November 17, 2017 08:29 am

In 2011, X-Pose Nepal, an organization working against sexual abuse and exploitation, came to the stark realization that they could no longer be dependent on donations only. They wanted to do something that enabled them to control their finances themselves. Hence to be a self-sustained organization, the founder president, Gyan Maharjan, being an art graduate himself started a small shop that sold paintings and sketches and named it the Charity Shop.