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Nepali comfort foods for winter

January 18, 2018 10:59 AM

Hot, spicy, creamy and tangy foods are always welcoming in cold weather. They not only fill your tummy but also give you the much needed warmth in this chilling temperature. Though Kathmandu is a city developed from ancient Newari civilization, being the capital and a hot pot for people from different regions across the country has made the food culture here quite interesting.

Urban rooftop farms as new city culture

January 3, 2018 11:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Do you feel that the price of vegetables is increasing by the day? If so then rooftop farming can be the best solution for your problem. Rooftop farming could be the best available option, considering you have some open space, for greenery and some organic vegetables.

Art Council hosts ‘Amulya Thopa’

December 21, 2017 08:26 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: An exhibition by sculptor Shyam Krishna Shrestha ‘Amulya Thopa’ kicked off on December 15 at Nepal Art Council, Babermahal.

Suffering from crippling anxiety? Talk about it

December 20, 2017 07:52 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Mental illness is a biological phenomenon that affects a person’s thinking, behavior, mood, eating habit and sleeping habit, among others. Examples of mental illness include anxiety, depression and psychosis. Many of us feel anxious at different situations like during exams, gatherings and job interviews, but if this anxiousness starts bothering us or affecting our daily habits, then we need to consult a doctor because it could be an anxiety disorder.

Seven Spices hosts ‘Aa Aafnai Bazaar’

December 17, 2017 10:41 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Artist Samjhana Rajbhandari in collaboration with retired program manager of USAID, Sabita Shrestha, is hosting ‘Aa Aafnai Bazaar’ at the Seven Spices Restaurant in Kantipath from December 15 to 17.  The three-day event aims at providing a platform for communication to different business persons.

Disability does not mean inability

December 4, 2017 08:04 AM

Notable writer Jhamak Ghimire, who was born with cerebral palsy, won the most prestigious prize of Nepali literature, Madan Puraskar, in 2010 for her autobiography ‘Jeevan Kanda Ki Phool’. She has been an inspiration to many, while her life story is a tight slap to those who think differently-abled people do not possess the capability to survive in this dog-eat-dog world.

‘Disability inclusive development essential for resilient society’

December 4, 2017 07:56 AM

The annual observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3 in 1992. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of the society and development, and to increase awareness on the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life, according to the United Nations (UN).

Talks of Women Empowerment

November 30, 2017 12:03 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Violence against Women is one of the most heinous crimes dominant all around the world. To eliminate such violation of human rights, the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women November is celebrated every year on November 25. On the occasion, ‘thesilence breaker’ was organized by Presidential College, at its premises in Thapagaun.

International Scientific and Technical Conference begins

November 23, 2017 11:34 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Nepal has a high potential to produce renewable energy but we are still importing fossil fuel in large scale. This increases expenses and eventually a rise in pollution level. So, to discuss ways to reduce this kind of problem and develop small countries like Nepal, International Scientific and Technical Conference “Future Energy Materials, Technologies And Ecology” was organized at the building of Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC), Kamalpokhari on Wednesday.

World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims

November 22, 2017 07:59 AM

Aditya Neupane of My City talked to engineer Dilman Singh Basnet member of Safe and Sustainable Travel Nepal and Road Safety Awareness Committee of Nepal Engineers’ Association and Division Chief at Community Infrastructure Division, Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF). Following is a short excerpt of the interview with him.

A Day Dedicated to Students

November 19, 2017 09:13 AM

Every year, November 17 is celebrated as World Students Day across the globe. This day is a global celebration for students across the world. Students are the building blocks of the country; they are the future of a nation. So, this day is an ode to the students. World Students’ Day is a platform for different organizations and individuals to aware public about the importance of education.

A Tale of Kathmandu’s Forgotten Parks

November 13, 2017 09:39 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The capital city of a country exercises a primary status as it seats the central government and drives the entire nation. Hence, it is vital for the capital of any country to look and feel developed in comparison to other parts of the territory.

Jack Of All Manav

November 12, 2017 10:21 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Manav Subedi was born on Baisakh 6, 2046 BS in Jhapa to Tara Devi and Vumi Raj Subedi. After completing high school from Gomendra Multiple College in Jhapa, he pursued his bachelor’s degree in filmmaking at Sukedhara-based Oscar College of Film Making in Kathmandu. Manav was fond of playing in and watching movies since his childhood.

Viplop Prateek launches ‘Abijit’

October 30, 2017 11:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Viplop Prateek, who is well known for his poems, unveiled his first novel ‘Abijit’. The book was launched by writer, poet and litterateur Durga Lal Shrestha, Nepali Congress leader Pradeep Giri and Dr prof  Kedar Bhakta Mathema amid a special program organized at Club Déjà vu, Durbar Marg on Saturday.

Empowering women thru murals

October 26, 2017 08:37 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Siddharth art gallery in collaboration with four organizations -- Maiti Nepal, Rakshya Nepal, Child Workers in Nepal (CWIN) and Circus Kathmandu has organized a photo exhibition called ‘The true story mural project Exhibition’ at the Gallery’s premises in Baber Mahal.  Sponsored by UN Women and ZONTA International, the exhibit was jointly inaugurated by Wenny Kusuma, country representative of UN Women and Anuradha Koirala, founder and executive director of Maiti Nepal.

‘Art ensemble’ by Lalit Kala Students

October 18, 2017 08:55 AM

A group of 19 students from Lalit Kalla Campus in collaboration with a few other organizers have organized an art exhibition called ‘Art Ensemble’ at Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal.