Looking for an international television training in Nepal?

Here is a good news for television journalists based in Nepal. Television Journalists Association Nepal, a group of television professionals in partnership with the DW Akademie one of the premier institutions of media education and training in Europe has come up with a training on the latest and globally accepted techniques on television news reporting. Last year i had taken this training and it proved to be very useful for me in many ways. You can check my experience at this link and the video that our team produced below.

This year I will be working as a facilitator in the workshop as I am in the organizing team of TVJ, where I work as a program coordinator.
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14th IACC to kick off in few hours!

Rajneesh Bhandari/Bangkok

The much awaited 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference, popularly known as 14IACC, is about to start in few hours. The conference is being held at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, one of the biggest convention centers in Bangkok
I am one of the eight young Asian journalists selected to cover the 14th  IACC in social media. 
If you aren’t here in Bangkok you don’t need to worry much because we(the social media team) will not only report the speeches, workshops, abstracts and reports but also tweet the excitements and good spirit of the participants. Our major objective is to spark an online discussion. And we welcome your comments, feedbacks, ideas, recommendations and suggestions on the issues that are going to be discussed.  Best questions and recommendations will be put to the speakers. 

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Is Nepal preparing enough for NTY 11?

It was raining heavily and I was walking through Rastriya Naach Ghar, Jamal. The main chowk of Jamal was flooded with water. Passerby including me faced difficulties to pass through the road due to the water that was more than one feet deep. The garbage littered around made the situation even terrible. Incidents like this happen during summer every other day and at different spots. “How can I pass through this?” a girl near me questioned herself.

Nepal has declared 2011 as Nepal Tourism Year.

Unable to find the answer, she took her sandals on her hand and crossed the water. There was nobody at the place to make the drainage system work. And the busy schedule didn’t allow us to wait for few more minutes. A foreigner by my side also took out his shoes and crossed the water. They were not crossing any natural river, it was raining and waster was blocked by the garbage. He was also following the girl like a child. I was behind him and I had no options left than to walk through the water by soaking my shoes and shocks. Germs must have made a good way in through my shoes. Continue reading