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Glimpses of Winter

March 9, 2018 10:59 AM

Nepal Tourism Board(NTB) in collaboration with Photo Journalists Club (PJ Club) will be holding a week-long exhibition on the theme 'Express Your Winter' from March 9-16, 2018.

Banned books for every woman

March 9, 2018 10:16 AM

What with Woman’s Day celebrated around the world, we heard many voices make their stance on womanhood and woman’s rights be known. While we might often take this ability to raise points and start debates as a given, history – even very recent history – has served as a reminder that there are those who try and push censorships on certain women related issues.

Shaking off stage fright

March 2, 2018 11:28 AM

Many successful dealings start with or lead to public speaking of some sort. The gathered people may be a crowd of 100 or just your company employees but facing the masses to inform, persuade, influence and such is a common occurrence.

Race ready

March 2, 2018 10:13 AM

Compared to other sports that require strenuous training, running seems easy enough. All you need to do is put on a pair of comfortable sneakers and get going.

Dental care first

March 2, 2018 09:44 AM

Dr Astha Karki shares that many of her patients still come to her only when they are in pain.

Undoing the damage

March 2, 2018 09:22 AM

Holi is no more about traditionally made organic colors that were actually good for our skin. These days, most of us suffer from skin and hair damage after Holi. This is because harsh chemicals and colored dyes are used during this festival that can strip our skin and hair of its natural moisture.

Good Reads

February 23, 2018 13:20 PM

Welcome to Derry, Maine. It’s a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown.

Flavored water for detox

February 23, 2018 10:32 AM

We all know we have to drink at least eight to ten glasses of water every day. But not all of us actually manage that. The reason is that drinking water can be boring and it’s not often till we are dehydrated and craving for a drink that we reach for a bottle of water or, often times its unhealthier alternative, soda.

The ABCs of archery

February 23, 2018 10:21 AM

Archery is a sport that requires a person to shoot with a bow and arrow at a given target. This is a great sport to enjoy with family and friends but the best part about archery is that it is a great sport for people with disabilities as well. An archer’s height, fitness, weight or strength does not affect this game. Unlike other international tournaments, archery tournament is accessible to anyone irrespective of their physical characteristics.

Working out with a partner

February 23, 2018 10:09 AM

Working out on your own can be tedious sometimes and you also lose motivation quickly. At times like these, working out with a partner can prove to be of immense help. Not only will working out in pairs keep you motivated, but it also won’t seem like a workout making you want to push yourself and keep going.

Keeping your blood pressure in check

February 23, 2018 09:56 AM

While all of us know what blood pressure means, not many of us have it monitored on a regular basis or go for annual checkups either, which might mean that even if we suffer from or have the tendency to suffer from blood pressure problems, it is largely going unchecked.

Know your hairbrushes

February 23, 2018 09:38 AM

Ever wondered why hairbrushes come in so many different shapes and sizes? Do you think every type of hairbrush serves the same purpose? And that you can just pick any to detangle your hair?

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.

Abandoned villages, karaoke, and some good old, father-son time

February 16, 2018 10:33 AM

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.

Treating your sweet tooth the traditional way

February 16, 2018 09:50 AM

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.