Good Reads

February 16, 2018 13:30 pm

With extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind-the-scenes in the first nine months of the most controversial presidency of our time in Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.

A journey through books

February 16, 2018 13:07 pm

Anura Shrestha, a fourth year undergraduate student at National College, claims that she cannot live without books. “Books have been great icebreakers for building most of my friendships. The first thing I ask whenever I meet someone is about the kind of books they like to read,” says Shrestha.

Rebuilding history

February 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Three years ago, if you happened to be walking westward from the New Road junction you would be greeted with Malla era palaces on your right. You would stop for a while to admire the magnificent architecture you had read about in history books back in school. If you went further west, you would walk past a white palatial structure on your right. At the end, security personnel would be guarding the entrance.

Transforming Lives

February 16, 2018 12:49 pm

For most tourists and expats, Nepal appears to be a beautiful Shangri-La with delicious food, friendly people, heavenly places, and adventurous journeys. But according to Caleb Spear, founder and CEO of Portal Bikes and a citizen of the United States, it is only after living here that one understands the magnitude of challenges people face each day.

With the years, the way we enjoy our travels tends to change. Prabesh Poudel says he has noticed that too. The IT engineer might not be able get his friends together for trips like he was once able to and his workload these days might not help either, but Poudel shares that he doesn’t skip the travel opportunities that come his way.

Traverse the seven kingdoms

February 16, 2018 10:11 am

The fantastic television series, Game of Thrones, comprises of blood, betrayal, love and romance. Based on a fiction series written by George RR Martin, the entire drama displays surreal landscapes, eye-catching architecture, and enthralling monuments. As shocking as it may sound, some of these beautiful fictional locations actually exist in real life.

There are times when western desserts just don’t cut it. These are times when we go back to the all too familiar sweets that have truly proven to be timeless. You can treat family and friends across generations with it and be certain that they will enjoy it.

Container gardens

February 16, 2018 09:38 am

Planting in pots can be very useful for urban dwellers who have limited or no space for gardening. The best part about container plants is that you can grow enough fruits and vegetables for your entire family in a small space. Pot plants are also an extremely healthy option as opposed to pesticide-contaminated vegetables and fruits found in our marks.

Kick, box, and sweat

February 16, 2018 09:28 am

Unlike weight lifting activities that focus mostly on pure strength building, kickboxing puts stress on powerful movements that requires an overall body balance. Kickboxing movements involve speed, agility, and stability. Most kickboxing enthusiasts agree with the fact that this workout increases a person’s strength, coordination, flexibility, and confidence.

Clearing up the confusions

February 16, 2018 09:20 am

Arthritis is not a single disease but it is actually an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. Though arthritis means joint inflammation, the term is used to describe around 200 conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint, and other connective tissues.