KIGALI – As the COVID-19 pandemic has shown, communication is a double-edged sword. It is one of the most powerful tools for changing behaviors. It can create awareness of—and compassion for—the plight of vulnerable groups, which suffer disproportionately during crises. When paired with a strong equity agenda and credible leadership, it can drive positive and inclusive action. But when it is misused—distorted by false assumptions, shortsightedness, and narrow self-interest—communication can be a dangerous weapon.
All communication scholars across the globe unanimously agree that human beings cannot NOT communicate. Even silence is strong communication among them. Biologically, communication mechanism lies within us. Mentally, intra-psychological communication incessantly occurs within us. Socially, communication is an essential process of co-existential relations and mutual transactions.
Social media has taken over the world like deadly virus. Social media was built to create opportunities for people to bridge communication gap and connect with people all over the world. But now it has become the reason for the communication gap. New research has shown it could be having the opposite effect and leaving people more and more isolated.
Mia Tuladhar feels that photography has made her more adventurous and bettered her communication skills. She mentions that she started taking photos on her cell phone and because they came out quite good, she realized she had a flair for photography and took it up a bit more seriously after that.
The act of bowing might be on the borderline of extinction in many parts of the world, it is still very much alive in Asian cultures, and is still prevalent in parts of China, Korea, Nepal, Taiwan, Japan etc.
I don’t know how exactly I should tell you to handle this. Here are a few things you could do and see what works for you. Learn to not react when you are said those names bullies will get bored sooner or later.
KATHMANDU, April 7: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Banskota has asserted that the information technology would play an important role in achieving the government's motto ‘Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali.’
Before I’d like to start my writing, I would like to remind that writing is so much powerful way of communication. There are some who read every day and there are some who don’t. For me, writing is an essential part of my life. It helps me to say something about everything that is untold, unfold or unheard stories. This very reason made me fall for writing.
The definition of communication has surpassed the mere decoding and encoding of information. Many enthusiasts have been rising above their cultural and national identity to join hands as global citizens. Communication process at present is barely confined to one’s first language. Thus, the idea of cross-cultural communication has taken a leap closing the cultural gap between varied communities today.
PYUTAHAN, July 7: Though the human civilization and technological advancement has taken a new leap, locals living in many wards of Gaumukhi Rural Municipality are yet to be introduced to the means of communication.
PYUTAHAN, July 6" Though the human civilization and technological advancement has taken a new leap, locals living in many wards of Gaumukhi Rural Municipality are yet to be introduced to the means of communication.
KATHMANDU, June 11: The U.S. Embassy launched a new series of intercultural communication and leadership trainings at the Birendra Peace Operations Training Center (BPO-TC) and the National Police Academy.
KATHMANDU, June 2: The government has promoted Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota to the post of Minister for Communication and Information Technology on Friday.
SEOUL, Feb 12: South Korea said on Monday it will try to arrange more reunions for families divided by the Korean War and seek to lower military tensions with North Korea as the first steps towards establishing grounds for a rare summit between the two Koreas.
JUMLA, Nov 29: Even though the Ministry of Home Affairs had marked Jumla as a highly sensitive area in terms of security for the parliamentary and provincial polls, Sunday's election in the district was largely peaceful and systematic. However, the safety of ballot boxes for the next ten days has become a new challenge for authorities of the district.
Imagine yourselves getting stuck in hours of traffic, and reaching to your gym late. Your mobile is on the silent mode inside your bag and your partner has been constantly calling you worried by the delay. It is pretty normal, right? Considering how busy modern life is due to all tight schedules and other problems, we often reach home late resulting to worries about our delay. But what if this could change? What if your mobile could notify your spouse about the cause of your delay without you even knowing? A successful development of Internet of Things (IoT) could do it.
SEOUL, July 11: North Korea said Monday it will end a diplomatic communication channel with the United States and hinted at harsher punishment for Americans detained in the country in retaliation for U.S. sanctions that target leader Kim Jong Un.