Effective communication helps us better understand a person or situation and enables us to resolve differences, build trust and respect, and create environments where creative ideas, problem solving, affection, and caring can flourish. As simple as communication seems, much of what we try to communicate to others—and what others try to communicate to us—gets misunderstood, which can cause conflict and frustration in personal and professional relationships. By learning these effective communication skills, you can better connect with your spouse, kids, friends, and coworkers.
KATHMANDU, May 20: Currently program manager for social development at Sparrow SMS, a value-added SMS service (VAS) provider in Nepal, Barsha Paudel, 25, has her career path planned out. Until the age of 40, she plans to work with organizations that help empower grassroots people. After 40, she wants to become a writer. And all along the way, she wants to keep herself engaged with her other projects that are inspired more by her hobbies – like she is doing at the moment – such as traveling often, digitizing the cultural heritage of Nepal in an attempt to preserve it, and reading voraciously.
Paudel graduated from Pulchowk Engineering Campus with a Bachelor’s in Electronics and Communications Engineering and later switched to studying Economics her Master’s at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. “Economics had always been my subject of interest,” she explains her switch.
NEW YORK, May 20: There has always been something haunting about Manisha Koirala’s performance that has kept us spellbound in movie after movie for decades.
If cinema is a cascade of images, she weaves its golden reams. Whether it is in the effervescent musical Khamoshi or the intensely pensive role of the femme fatale in Dil Se, she has spun an intoxicating spell of mystique and a lure of evanescent beauty fleeting through an emblazoned landscape, rich with meaning.
NEW YORK, May 20: Yahoo! geared up for a major announcement Monday said to be a $1.1 billion deal to take over popular blogging platform Tumblr, a move that could bring a younger, hipper audience to the struggling Internet pioneer.
The deal, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, if confirmed would be the largest for Yahoo! since Marissa Mayer took over as chief executive last year. Neither Yahoo! nor Tumblr commented on the report.
Baglung club and Room to Read set up libraries at 115 community schools
BAGLUNG, May 18: Students of a community school in Baglung have been displaying enhanced learning capacity since the establishment of a library in their school. Prior to the opening of the library, the students had nowhere to go to quench their thirst for more knowledge.
A class six student of Rudre Peepal Secondary School, Sujan Bhandari says that the library has been a great help in learning about new topics. “We can read reference books as well as others that are not part of the syllabus,” he says.