Teen endorsed reading

June 24, 2016 03:36 am

With hectic college routines and the never ending flow of exams and important assignments, many may find innumerable reasons for why they cannot give time to fictions and some good reads. But there are many reading enthusiasts who find the time to read no matter what. Reya Shreya Rai spoke to some teenage girls, each with different tastes and inspirations, to learn about their favorite books and writers and what they think make these works unique.

Everyday verses

June 24, 2016 03:00 am

They say a poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. And with time as well as various programs, this is a passion that is spreading through our country like wildfire. The Word Warriors have indeed become very successful in appealing to the youngsters and encouraging them to play around with poetry. In fact, at the moment, they are gearing up for the first ever national level poetry slam. Those living in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts, between the ages of 14 – 25 and interested in slam poetry can apply for the Kathmandu Regional Slam before June 25. The regional slam is scheduled for July 2. In that light, The Week had a few slam poets talk about their experiences with poetry.

Inspired interior

June 24, 2016 02:06 am

There are two kinds of decorating. There’s the kind that happens to most of us just a few times in our life, when we move into a new space and get the chance to start from scratch — and then there’s the kind that happens when you have already been living in your space for a while. Either way, both have the tendency to be tricky which is why stores like Edge Makers at Bhanimandal in Lalitpur are proving to be quite a boon.

Everybody cheats and that’s ok

June 24, 2016 02:04 am

If anyone ever says losing weight and following a healthy lifestyle are easy, they are lying. These are perhaps that two most difficult thing one could ever face in life (even raising a kid seems like a breeze in comparison). This is because discipline is hard, and you’ll need a lot of that to keep yourself in shape, and also because it’s not a one-time thing but a continuous, never-ending process.

At the central level, DAH is responsible for managing overall animal health related activities throughout the country. Along with working on diagnosis, prevention and control of animal diseases, they also implement programs for increasing production of milk, eggs and meat in the country.

There is a lot that we complain about here in Kathmandu.

The Madheshi plight

June 16, 2016 21:20 pm

Madhesh is a geographical area that covers a major stretch of Nepal from East to West. The people from Madhesh share intensive resemblance with its neighboring regions which are part of another country called India. However, people from Madhesh are not Indians but Nepali citizens.

When wife shops, you drop

June 16, 2016 21:16 pm

It’s been almost two and half years since I got married and people still ask me how married life feels as if I’m a newly-wed. I don’t know how to answer that question.

Cinema halls may be selling out with moviegoers super excited to finally catch Min Bham's Kalo Pothi but the man himself has quietly moved on to his next project.

Review: A journey within

June 16, 2016 21:09 pm

These Fine Lines, a collection of poems by Nepali women, is a book that should have been published long ago. The stories that women tell, to and about themselves, and each other, have long deserved a wider audience – because without these stories, our understanding of the world is incomplete.