Thinking locally

November 10, 2017 11:21 am

The Local Project Nepal, co-founded by two friends Binam Shakya and Sachin Shrestha, aims at encouraging local entrepreneurs of Nepal. “We had seen many creative Nepali products being sold at online portals such as Instagram and Facebook. These small entrepreneurs obviously did not have the resources to open their own store.

Stay safe with your smartphone

November 10, 2017 11:16 am

With cases of sexual harassment and violence at an all time high in our society, we must do whatever we can to make sure we are safeguarded against crimes like these at all times. A simple way to do that could be by turning your smartphone into your personal bodyguard. All you need to do is download and install the ‘NiDARR’ app from the Google Play Store.

Of dreams and destiny

November 10, 2017 11:15 am

By now, many might have caught Srijan Bikram Gewali performing at The Irish Pub in Lazimpat with his band, Cobweb. After all, they are there every Friday night. And best believe it’s not only the audience who enjoys their chemistry. Gewali talks about how, every now and then, the band members can just riff off one another.

Eco-friendly Decor

November 10, 2017 10:58 am

Whenever many go about setting the vibe of their interiors, they start by focusing on the furniture and its arrangements. But that is actually regarded as an amateur mistake. That way, you are missing the bigger picture. Whether you want your sitting room to have a rich lush feel or you are looking to incorporate a contemporary, oriental look to your dining setting, the factor that makes the most difference is the material you use.

Trekking with kids

November 10, 2017 10:52 am

This isn’t an idea that crosses the minds of many parents. It’s too impractical, unsafe, they may think but the truth is many parents have done it and loved it. So in case you have been putting off your own plans to explore the mountains of our country because you have children or you can’t quite decide how best to make your kids’ next vacation a memorable family bonding experience, The Week is here to help.

Of desires, dreams, and determination

November 10, 2017 10:36 am

They say there isn’t anything you can’t do if you set your heart on it. I realized that when I went for the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek alone. I had been trying to convince my family and some friends for more than six months but I finally decided to do it all by myself when nothing worked out and even my children didn’t seem interested in going with me. I can understand they would rather go with their friends. It’s a generational thing, I presume.

The basics of hair transplant

November 10, 2017 09:44 am

Dr Rupak B Ghimire starts by saying he doesn’t associate a healthy scalp with a healthy person so “You can be and live for a hundred years and win a Nobel Prize,” he says. Many people, men in particular, have often had to suffer from low self-esteem and confidence issues due to their baldness. But Dr Ghimire’s Aavaran Skin and Hair Clinic has proven to be a solace of sorts.

How not to kill your indoor plants

November 10, 2017 09:33 am

Let’s admit it, many of us are guilty of having killed a plant or two. While there are those who have immaculate gardens and make taking care of plants look effortless, most of us know better. The task can be confusing, frustrating and, sometimes, downright hopeless. And this is even when we start, as recommended, with indoor plants.

Workout pains you shouldn’t ignore

November 10, 2017 09:26 am

Whenever we sign up at a gym we are pretty much also signing up for months of muscles soreness. The good pain, they call it. It is all believed to be a sign of an effective workout. However, while you are powering through your workouts, you do want to be wary about the kind of pain you are feeling. The Week finds out there are some we should never ignore.

Egg delicacies

November 10, 2017 09:00 am

Eggs have numerous health benefits as they are great sources of healthy fat and protein. They are simple to prepare and can easily satisfy your hunger as well. However, if you are only having plain eggs for your meals, you are missing out on a lot. Eggs can be dull and boring if you don’t know how to prepare them well. To make your weekend more delightful we at The Week have compiled some simple and fun healthy egg recipes. These recipes are not only nourishing but will also make your breakfast, lunch, or snack a bit more exciting without much effort.