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Trekking with kids

November 10, 2017 10:52 AM

This isn’t an idea that crosses the minds of many parents. It’s too impractical, unsafe, they may think but the truth is many parents have done it and loved it. So in case you have been putting off your own plans to explore the mountains of our country because you have children or you can’t quite decide how best to make your kids’ next vacation a memorable family bonding experience, The Week is here to help.

The basics of hair transplant

November 10, 2017 09:44 AM

Dr Rupak B Ghimire starts by saying he doesn’t associate a healthy scalp with a healthy person so “You can be and live for a hundred years and win a Nobel Prize,” he says. Many people, men in particular, have often had to suffer from low self-esteem and confidence issues due to their baldness. But Dr Ghimire’s Aavaran Skin and Hair Clinic has proven to be a solace of sorts.

How not to kill your indoor plants

November 10, 2017 09:33 AM

Let’s admit it, many of us are guilty of having killed a plant or two. While there are those who have immaculate gardens and make taking care of plants look effortless, most of us know better. The task can be confusing, frustrating and, sometimes, downright hopeless. And this is even when we start, as recommended, with indoor plants.

Workout pains you shouldn’t ignore

November 10, 2017 09:26 AM

Whenever we sign up at a gym we are pretty much also signing up for months of muscles soreness. The good pain, they call it. It is all believed to be a sign of an effective workout. However, while you are powering through your workouts, you do want to be wary about the kind of pain you are feeling. The Week finds out there are some we should never ignore.

Egg delicacies

November 10, 2017 09:00 AM

Eggs have numerous health benefits as they are great sources of healthy fat and protein. They are simple to prepare and can easily satisfy your hunger as well. However, if you are only having plain eggs for your meals, you are missing out on a lot. Eggs can be dull and boring if you don’t know how to prepare them well. To make your weekend more delightful we at The Week have compiled some simple and fun healthy egg recipes. These recipes are not only nourishing but will also make your breakfast, lunch, or snack a bit more exciting without much effort.

Dealing with a puffy face

November 10, 2017 08:50 AM

“A puffy face makes people look tired, sleepy, and sometimes older than they are too. It might hamper your confidence levels as well,” says Sabina Manandhar, beautician at Tranquility Spa. According to Manandhar, lack of sleep, dehydration, over-consumption of salt, stress, and crying are some factors that contribute to you waking up with a swollen face the next morning. However, a few healthy habits and some changes in your diet can help people get rid of this annoying problem.

Shah Rukh khan comments and clarifies

November 3, 2017 11:31 AM

Ittefaq has received an endorsement of the most superstar kind. Shah Rukh Khan was spotted at a promotional event of the movie this past week and joining him on stage were the film's cast – Sonakshi Sinha, Sidharth Malhotra and Akshaye Khanna, along with first-time director Abhay Chopra.

Showing some support

November 3, 2017 11:29 AM

In a patriarchal industry where women have always been pitted against each other, rumors of catfights make for easy fodder for gossipmongers. However, Priyanka Chopra makes it a point to stand up for her colleagues.

Mick Jagger’s latest love interest

November 3, 2017 11:25 AM

Rolling Stones frontman Sir Mick Jagger appears to have a new girlfriend in the form of an up and coming film producer named Noor Alfallah. Despite the fact that she's younger than most of his children, they've been spending a lot of time together in luxury Parisian restaurants.

Good Reads

November 3, 2017 11:01 AM

Overwhelmed by Bricid Schulte, Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann and The Secret Life of the Mind by Mariano Sigman

Five works of art you should know

November 3, 2017 10:56 AM

You don’t need to understand the language of brushstrokes to admire an art piece. Some masterpieces will naturally grab your attention and win your heart. While some artworks have the potential to stimulate your emotions, others will just bring a bright smile across your face. Hence, every month we compile for you five famous pieces of artwork to help you start your morning on a fresh note as well as get to know some artists a little more.

Conversation with the teacher

November 3, 2017 09:33 AM

This scribe was informed that Sardaman Shrestha, the sculpture-making teacher at Srijana College of Fine Arts, was everyone’s favorite teacher. His witty jokes and compassionate teaching made sculpting lessons very interesting. Many even claimed that he was the ‘best in the world’.

Banishing body acne

November 3, 2017 08:53 AM

Acne, though a fairly common skin problem, is an annoying condition that we would prefer to banish altogether from our lives. The most common form of acne is pimples on the facial region but, in some cases, acne can also affect our bodies, namely arms, backs, and thighs.

Ice skating in Kathmandu

November 3, 2017 08:47 AM

Parents could also be spotted at the mall getting their kids to the ice skating rink. While some wanted to get their children to experience this unique sport, others were simply accompanying kids who insisted on coming to the rink.

The basics of running

November 3, 2017 08:37 AM

Running or jogging every morning requires passion, determination, and even will power. It is an extremely beneficial exercise that does not call for any special training or equipment. And those who do it regularly are fit, active, and healthy. However, if not done properly, this may lead to painful and long lasting injuries.

Know your honey

November 3, 2017 08:27 AM

Even though it’s been 25 years that she has studied Botany and, in particular, researched pollen and honey analysis, Mahalaxmi Shrestha still appears to be in awe of nature’s hardest workers, the bees. As it is, Nepal’s biodiversity and rich floral sources have helped produce a wide variety of honey.

Trends of 2017

November 3, 2017 08:18 AM

Change of calendars has always acted as an occasion for the introduction of new beauty trends. One begins and the others quickly follow. And it doesn’t take long for these trends to be adapted in a global scale. 2017 likewise brought about many creative ideas and makeup trends.

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.

In a better place: Loving herself just the way she is

October 27, 2017 12:19 PM

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