Literary graphic novels

August 26, 2016 02:05 am

Some misinterpret graphic novels for picture books. They dismiss them as immature, goofy or simply as reads that belong in the children’s section of the library. However, none of this is true.

Book and wine pairings

August 26, 2016 01:05 am

Book and wine pairings

Feng shui for a harmonious home

August 25, 2016 23:30 pm

Feng shui is the ancient Chinese principle of creating a harmonious balance of energies in any given space. If you look at all the feng shui suggestions, you will realize that there is really nothing ‘supernatural’ about them.

Want to take up a strength training program, but don’t know where to start? Let me help you with some basic things to get you started on your weight loss journey. With my trainer’s help, I have been doing some serious weight lifting these past few weeks and the results have been worth it.

The drugless treatment

August 19, 2016 05:00 am

We have many patients who come to us after visiting ten different hospitals and doctors. Those who can afford it have even travelled to India and Thailand but at the end of the day, they find that allopathic medicines don’t work for them. Often they come to us in a state of utter desperation, looking for alternatives.

Basanta Adhikari, director and spokesperson of the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) shares his dream for his department. He wishes to have a task force especially dedicated to vehicle emission control. Ideally, he insists that he would have the designated team not only test the vehicles in a systematic manner with proper equipment but also seize polluting vehicles on the spot, if necessary.

World of its own

August 19, 2016 01:30 am

Even though I and my neighborhood friends mostly watched movies of Amitabh Bachachan and Govinda, we put posters of machine-gun-wielding Arnold in our rooms.

The happiness project

August 19, 2016 01:00 am

Achieving happiness and maintaining that state is a never-ending process that requires a lot of effort. Cultivating a positive mindset and acting on those things that make you happy while letting go of things that drag you down don’t come easy but there are many things you can do to build on it.

The birth of a writing career

August 19, 2016 00:30 am

After years of publishing articles, composing gazals and writing stories in private, Mandira Koirala Pandey (Mandira Madhusri) has finally written a book. Budhan Ghodi is a collection of 15 stories from across different regions of our country and at the moment, Pandey is busy promoting her work. The Week caught up with the novice writer to talk about the experience of her debut as well as women in Nepali literature.

The best of the best

August 19, 2016 00:02 am

Man Booker Prize is the literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in English, and published in the UK. It’s an award bestowed on some of the most deserving and mind-blowing works in the history of English Literature. The Week presents the Booker Prize winning books that paved the path for the others to follow suit.