KATHMANDU, Jan 18: It is said that great things come in small packages. And when you enter the little store of Little Things at Jhamsikhel, you will see how true the brand name stands. As the store is full of products that are small in size and have minimal designs but are capable of grabbing your utmost attention.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Where some businesses fail even with the effort of many, there are some that have thrived with the effort of just an individual. Entrepreneurship has become a lifestyle which people, especially younger generations seek.
Shop-in-shop is a very common concept abroad whereas it is fairly new to the Nepali population. Timro concept store is a market that works around the idea, and has opened the floor for many individual and small enterprises to sell their products. Before having a space of their own, the store used to sell its products through online platforms.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Winter is the time when the thick sweaters and bulky jackets come out of your closets. It helps you fight the cold, but one might say that it kills your fashion sense during the season. But fashion is a statement you set for yourself, and you can choose to stay warm in style too. One of the things you can choose to wear is leather jackets, which will not only give you comfort but also keep you warm and in style.
Many wish to make a living out of their hobbies but only a few can actually live the dream. With a few doodles and sketches here and there, Sneha Koirala of Studio Sarcastic started creating comical characters on her notebook. Many are hesitant to laugh at themselves, but Sneha made doodles based on her life as well as of things around her that were interesting, and mixed it with witty lines.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: When the earthquakes struck Nepal in 2015, a group of youths from SAATH, a non-governmental organization, became active in providing the survivors with succor. They provided relief materials not only in Kathmandu but also in Sindhupalchowk, Kavrepalanchowk and other major quake-hit districts. The immediate relief project soon came to an end, but many survivors were still struggling to get back on their feet in terms of economic stability.
KATHMANDU: Among many restaurants in Thamel, there lies a cozy eatery—Tokyo Izakaya—that serves you traditional Japanese dishes. Tokyo Izakaya also serves different Chinese, continental dishes and is planning to soon launch Korean cuisines. The interiors and playlists at Tokyo Izakaya have Japanese influence with a contemporary touch. Same goes for its seating arrangements; it has both usual table-chair combo and traditional Japanese style, where you can sit cross-legged or sit in seiza.
One of the growing and evident concerns among the Newar community is that many youngsters nowadays have a hard time understanding, speaking and especially writing Newari language. Some understand the language but are unable to make a proper two-way conversation. And even those who do speak Newari, they do not know how to write the language.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: As the country lurches towards economic development, more youths are emerging as entrepreneurs, but at the same time, many are searching for ideas that could contribute to the society and environmental cause while also making a profit.
KATHMANDU, Dec 16: With more than 70 films from 37 countries, the 15th Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) kicked off on December 14 at QFX Kumari Cinemas, Kamalpokhari. The festival has been a platform for artists, filmmakers and audiences alike to discuss several arrays of documentaries, fiction, short films, experimental films and animation that tell the stories of people from around the world.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: When something is handmade, it adds more value to the object. Even a simple ‘Happy Birthday’ written in a paper will mean so much more than any other expensive cards at the store as it contains love, care and time that one invests while making it.
We turn to internet whenever we need information about names, location, phone numbers from pictures or videos as well as other minute details of a place, organization or a person. Search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo give us information on almost anything and everything we search. Search results are mostly correct in happening areas, but shops and small business in alleys as well as less celebrated places get neglected.
Gone are the days when students used to rely on rote-learning books to excel. While the technique might give them some extra marks, only book knowledge is not enough to shine out among the smart generation of students. Also, the conventional teacher-based classroom learning method is now outdated. To learn something, one needs to engage and question everything.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Yomari (loosely translated as favorite bread item) is one of the most celebrated confectionaries among the Newari community. As the name suggests, Yomari Punhi is celebrated on the full moon day of Thinla, second month of Newari calendar. It usually falls on the Nepali month of Mangsir or November/December (this year on December 3).
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Nepal is the second richest country in the world in water resources.
This is a statement that most of the Nepali people know by heart. And yet,most of them don't know where the water is.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The fifth Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival 2017 concluded on Sunday with a closing ceremony where few of the outstanding films among the 99 shorts films screened at QFX Kumari Cinemas, Kamalpokhari, were awarded.