Another feather on her cap

October 27, 2017 12:27 pm

The reigning queen of Bollywood, Deepika Padukone, has crossed the 20 million mark on Instagram. This Bajirao Mastani actress has exactly 20 million followers on the photo-sharing site currently and she was warm enough to thank her followers for the same.

Kelly Clarkson is our hero. We’ve said this a number of times over the years, as few celebrities are as comfortable in their own skin as the original American Idol winner.

Good Reads

October 27, 2017 12:02 pm

The Red Haired woman, Open Arms and The Golden House

The characters that we come across as kids almost always stay with us. Be it Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella or Red Riding Hood, we are not only familiar with their tales but we often remember these characters with great fondness. But, as Nepalis, it is also nice to know that now we have our own native characters to look forward to. While Nepali children literature is still in its infancy, there are writers who are making a lot of effort to help it grow.

Made in Nepal

October 27, 2017 09:57 am

Of late, there are a lot of businesses in Nepal manufacturing products that are not only of good quality and match international standards but are reminiscent of our culture and give back to the society as well, be it in terms of empowering women or providing employment opportunities to local farmers, artisans, and craftsmen. These businesses are slowly changing the way locals and foreigners alike view the tag ‘Made in Nepal’.

Reconnecting with nature

October 27, 2017 09:41 am

Do you yearn for clear skies, deep blue sea, dense forest and the feel of fresh air? If your ideal vacation is more than just relaxing in the hotel café and partying in a crowded bar, then we have what just you need. To help us compile some incredible holiday destinations for nature enthusiasts, we at The Week spoke to Baikuntha Prasad Adhikari from Asian Heritage Tours and Travels in Nagpokhari, Kathmandu.

International travel can be fun and exciting but if you are not prepared well it may also bring some unforeseen circumstances. The Week has compiled some travel tips to help you organize your next international trip properly and avoid all unnecessary hassles. This is our attempt to make your journey safe, happy and an unforgettable one as well.

Capsule wardrobe 101

October 27, 2017 09:28 am

With a hundred different things that need our attention every morning, most of us don’t have more than a few minutes to decide what to wear to work. In this rush, we often find ourselves reaching for the same piece of clothing or compromising on our style. It needn’t be the case if you have a capsule wardrobe which is a compact wardrobe made of some basic pieces of clothing and accessories that you can mix and match. With a capsule wardrobe, you needn’t worry about looking dull and drab as you hurriedly get ready for work.

Reinventing plus size style

October 27, 2017 09:23 am

Colors entice, cuts seduce, trends beckon; it’s hard not to be tempted by the chic stores and glittering malls scattered across our capital. However, for some, even a pocketful of cash and a resolve to shop lead to a dead end. “Sorry, we don’t have your size.” It’s perhaps the most dreaded phrase that can be uttered in a store. Yet many are subjected to it every single day.

Debunking breast cancer myths

October 27, 2017 09:14 am

Cancer is a scary thing but, with the advance in medical technology, a lot of cancers are now treatable and that is true of breast cancer as well, which is one of the most common types of cancers in women. But as with all types of cancers, early detection and treatment play a huge role in effectively getting rid of the cancerous cells. Though there is a lot of awareness now about breast cancer, there are still some myths that blind side you from the risks.