Research Scholar for – Digital Diplomacy: The Internet of International Relations
Author: Rajendra Man Banepali
Rajendra Man Banepali is an international civil servant, research fellow, technologist and knowledge management professional following research paradigm.
He is looking Knowledge Management Portfolio of the United Nations Information Centre, Department of Global Communications, United Nations. He has worked in various sectors — information management in UNDP, software engineering in private companies and educational institutes. He is a seasonal public speaker and serves in few national and international committees of social and technology.
He is pursuing PhD in “Digital Diplomacy: The Internet of International Relations” which is blended composition of M.A. in Conflict Studies and Master of Science in IT. Bachelor in Computer Science was preliminary academic workout aligning social science.
Sunday, 14 April 2019 – Commonly known as Biska Jatra is an annual event in Bhaktapur, Dhapasi Thimi and Tokha and other places in Nepal. The festival is celebrated at the start of the new year on the Bikram Sambat calendar, however, the festival itself is not related to Bikram Sambat.
Legend has it that this celebration is the “festival after the death of the serpent”. Various areas of Bhaktapur city celebrate this festival according to their own rituals. The most eventful places are Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Thimi Balkumari. A chariot carrying a statue of the God Bhairava is pulled by hundreds of people to the Khalla Tole. Approximately a month earlier, the chariot is assembled near the Nyatapola temple (five stair temple).
Can anyone or government stop accessibility of any content of the Internet if e-readiness is high in the state? Probably it is almost not. PupG was recently banned and porn was blocked few months ago by the authority in Nepal. Stopping and filtering internet contents in specific geo-location is known as Balkanization in which not only content but also any technology might be in corner from population. The question, is it possible to stop on current context in Nepal? It works but there are few things which descale balkanization. There are vividly two factors – 1. Fragility of technology and 2. Economics of technology.
Mamkha, Okhaldhunga, May 2013 – Study of conventional of persons, group or inter-nations is popular. Relations between conflict and digital technology was not in headline like today in earlier days in 2012 when I started my conflict study in university. That was my beginning to seek conflict dynamics with relation of digital. I picked up following case study from my term paper in May 2013 for you. Enjoy. Think.
NUWAKOT, 23-24 February 2019 — She, almost 60, offered tea, thought unknown, on the way when I was returning from paddy field where many women were working for fertilizer management for next harvesting of maize in their field. Her courtesy offer amazingly turned to next offer by Lama dai who noticed me since I reached to that place. It was my travel to village – Taara Goun – of Chhap VDC of Nuwakot adjoint to Shivapuri National Park but like a remote. Not only geography with tushing noise with Himalayan but also culture of villagers are awesome and helpful.
Zero hour where you can search yourself. know yourself. Just None other than you can define yourself and make yourself cool and clam putting yourself into peace; which is not anything else that you can find out searching other way but it is inside yourself. Know yourself and explore the universe into you. You are limitless and make free yourself from template tethered the few people around you.
Kathmandu, 28 January 2019 — Lifting performance of people in contrast of implementing only technology and preserving institutional memory, in case of institutional knowledge management, are though main folds of knowledge management, without new technology like digital technology knowledge management is hard to speed up as today. Problem is not lack of information, but the problem is selection of information nowadays. Effective knowledge management framework put people in frontline of knowledge to conceive streamlining what they need using appropriate approach.
KATHMANDU, 5 January 2019 — Withstanding of internet age, everyone is overloaded by information, the information from social media to text through fastest media. Phone is being smart and man? Man is being dependent more on devices than his wisdom and mental state. Lack of information is not an issue, but a problem is selection of information he needs for his balanced life. Busy schedule, ambition of life, success and failure are barking a man to run without mental peace. Full of anxiety is not only absence of peace but it is sometimes more than scary nodes which root position into depth of our life.
Madi, Chitwan, 30th December 2018 — With many to do list, Madi was into my list since the last few years. It is not because of traveling new places but notwithstanding of curiosity and passion to know local culture at the border. Traveling the valley with family was phenomenal experience for quality life which ultimately turned me into new experimental traveler knowing new place.
Kathmandu, 25 December 2018 — I found these certificates in garbage around forest area of Pashupatinath while going for jogging few days ago. A boy said that these documents were thrown after death of that person. Some medicines were also inside the plastic bag. Some certificates were well known to people and some had deeply rooted into one’s.
JANAKPUR, 9 December 2017 — Mithila (Janakpur) was not the first time for me. But, I found #Mithila clean and improving in term of infrastructure on my last trip for one day class organized by Teach for Nepal. I was invited to speak in class of Janata Secondary School so that students will get mileage in their further career symbolizing my speech as a new grip of life.