Cutting back on Facebook or Snapchat will make you less depressed, study says

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania claims to be the first to find a direct causal link between cutting back on social media use and improvements in loneliness and depression. The study finds that students who limited their daily use of Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat to 10 minutes each per day […]

The World’s Most Powerful Passports [Infographic]

Some passports afford their bearers more freedom than others and if you’re a U.S. holder, you’ll be able to enjoy an impressive level of visa-free travel. According to the latest edition of the Henley Passport Index, the U.S. passport is one of the world’s most powerful, granting its holders visa-free access or visa-on-arrival access to 186 […]

Nepal buys Rs 700m mansion for its ambassador in Washington

Nepal buys Rs 700m mansion for its ambassador in Washington At a time when state agencies have been prescribed austerity to reduce burden on the public coffers, the government has purchased a lavish mansion as the residence of the Nepali ambassador to the United States of America at a cost of $6.8 million—approximately Rs700 million. […]

Nepal — the latest specialty coffee grower

Himalayan climate is ideal for coffee growing but farmers face numerous hurdles Nikkei Asian Review KATHMANDU — As the aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the air, Nima Tenjing Sherpa bends and perches his nose above a cup at a table inside a tiny roaster in a posh Kathmandu neighborhood. He inhales the fragrance, an […]

See the World’s Most Iconic Hotels

See the World’s Most Iconic Hotels National Geographic They’re classic, even legendary, but these lodgings refuse to rest on their laurels. Some hotels are destinations in their own right. Their fabled reputations draw travelers seeking a place with personality, that X factor that makes the destination as much of a joyful discovery as the journey, […]

Moynihan’s Kathmandu paintings on display http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-04-24/moynihans-kathmandu-paintings-on-display.html

Moynihan’s Kathmandu paintings on display Kathmandu Post Apr 24, 2018-Internationally-renowned artist Maura Moynihan’s art exhibition titled Who Loves Kathmandu More Than Me? opened at the premises of Kathmandu Art in Lazimpat on Saturday. The exhibition features a collection of Moynihan’s modern-contemporary artworks inspired by the Kathmandu Valley. Artist Moynihan who has been making frequent visits […]

How China’s Billions Are Modernising Pakistan’s Railways – And Quickly

How China’s Billions Are Modernising Pakistan’s Railways – And Quickly Beijing is set to upgrade a 1,163-miles track from Karachi to Peshawar near the Afghan border with an $8 billion loan to Pakistan. NDTV Just a pledge from China to help upgrade Pakistan’s train network has prompted authorities in the South Asian nation to overhaul […]

‘For All Women’: Tireless Connecticut Mom Plans Her 9th Everest Summit

‘For All Women’: Tireless Connecticut Mom Plans Her 9th Everest Summit Lhakpa Sherpa is recognized by Guinness World Records and is well known in mountaineering circles, but she spends most of the year living a modest life in obscurity in West Hartford CNBC Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at Whole Foods, […]