The Smarter Entertainment Weekly

Gadget Fancies

Kathmandu is home to tech savvy folk and gadget lovers who love to keep on updating their gadgets. The anticipation of an upgraded version keeps them on their toes; the ever-increasing complexity open...

United by Spirit

We caught up with four personalities of K-town, divided by profession, but united by spirit, to get an insight of their exciting booze stories. See what Rabin Shrestha, Executive Director of REEF Rest...

The Legendary Marathon Runner

Baikuntha Manandhar, aged 64, is still keeping up and goes to Dasarath Rangasala Stadium every morning for his regular routine of running. He has won a number of medals for our country in marathon run...

About Rohto in Nepal

Fr!day talked to Mr. Pradip Mandal, the brand manager of Rohto Mentholatum, one the best cosmetic brands in Nepal, about his company and its products. When were Rohto Mentholatum products launched...

Ktm’s Loudest DJ - DJ Bki Cool

Why is DJ Bki Cool called Ktm’s loudest DJ? Well, we got it and more, all answered in a conversation with Mr. DJ himself. Here’s what he had to say. DJ as a profession is quite unusual....

Connoisseurs’ Choice, Himalaya Wines

In recent years, wine has become an imperative part of the Nepali partying and clubbing culture. There are around half-a-dozen Nepal-produced wines in the market today, but very few from the vineyards...

The Boy who Swims Hard and Dreams Big

Born August 11, 1998, Sirish Gurung is a Nepali competitive swimmer. He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,in the men's 100 meter freestyle, and set a new national record. We g...

Serving love with AGA THAMMAR MURTHUZA

Starting the month of love with one of the best in the field of food and beverage, Chef Aga Thammar Murthuza, the new Executive Chef of Annapurna Hotel has firsthand experience with various culinary s...

Knowing Mr. Bartender

Most of us talk to bartenders only when we are drunk at bars on weekends, or when we need some tips on mixing drinks. We usually see bartenders giving both emotional and liquid empathy to their drunke...

JRL, Mr. Travel It All!

‘My passport looks like Mike Tyson’s face, it has lots of ink on it!” he said, having traveled to a total of 72 countries in the past 10 years.’ This time around in K-town,...

One-on-One with Sommelier Josep Plana Montserrat

Can you please give a brief introduction about yourself for people who don’t know you? I was born in Barcelona and joined Torres in the year 2000. I have always worked in the Torres export de...

Realizing Cars That Benefit Humanity

In pursuit of the ultimate goal of zero emission, Kia Motors has established an EV mass production system based on their independent technology. In addition to its amazing design, enticing driving, an...

Jumping the Ramps with Pushpa

Pushpa Maharjan, a young and inspiring sportsperson in town, who started from street riding and went on to win the junior category of the national championship in cross country cycling in 2008, shares...

Impact Marathon

Photo Courtesy: Arun Gurung When did you start impact marathon, and what was the inspiration behind it? Impact Marathon Series (IMS) is now almost 18 months old, but our race here in Nepal was t...

Finding the Divine in Debris

Women in Nepal are treated as ‘second class’ citizens, but in almost every corner of the capital city, one can find statues of goddesses worshipped by one and all. My project’s title...

Crafting Mile-stones

Nabin Shakya, Executive Member of Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal (FHAN) fondly remembers sitting on the handlebars of his father’s bicycle and riding along the streets to Hanuman...