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.

The richness of Palpa

January 13, 2017 02:42 am

Nothing will prepare you for the magnificence you will witness when you finally reach Palpa. A visit to Palpa will leave you wanting to travel more within Nepal to experience all the richness it has to offer. Though the major attractions of Palpa is the ancient culture, and excellent mountain views, its Newar charms and distinct medieval feel will leave you mesmerized.

Whether you are saving to buy a new car or investing in your future, cutting unnecessary costs will go a long way in helping you get one step closer to your goal. And you have plenty of options for trimming expenses without feeling like you’re depriving yourself, which isn’t the point anyway. But, you can spend your money in ways that reflect your priorities in life and that way actually save a bundle.

Color with care

January 12, 2017 23:39 pm

Coloring your hair is a major decision. Although it is reversible the chemicals in the dye will have taken a toll on your hair leaving it coarse and dry. But, with proper care, you can keep your colored hair looking vibrant and shiny. Suman Shrestha of K&S hair studio talked to The Week about how you can take good care of your colored locks.

Bajeko Sekuwa doesn’t really need an introduction. It’s already a go-to spot for most city dwellers whenever they wish to satisfy their carnivorous cravings. But, by the looks of it, the popular sekuwa joint isn’t taking the acclaim for granted. Keen to entice more customers as well as indulge their regulars, we heard that the Anamnagar branch of the restaurant had just recently added a few new items to their menu.