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ABOUT DINESH:
A Lecturer of Financial Economics (Kathmandu Don Bosco College); advocate (Supreme Court, Nepal); senior business executive & adventure guide (Nepal Exploration Treks); Web Developer, Student of LL.M. (international law at Nepal Law Campus, Tribhuvan University); and perspective Ph.D. scholar (Financial Economics/Monetary Economics). [More...]



SITE OUTLINE:
Here you'll learn all about me: my interests and hobbies. I've even included my resume, creations, image gallery and many more stuff!
  Nepal, the land of Himalayas & birth place of Buddha. Page about World Heritage Sites, National Parks, Tallest Mountain Peaks - 'Presenting' my motherland to the world with tentative information.

Trekking in Nepal Himalayas!!! [Trek 2 Nepal]

Trekking in Nepal Himalayas is an unforgettable experience and probably the best for holidays adventure trip! Have you ever been? This page contains much more information about Trekking in Nepal!  
Beautiful picture of Nepal Himalayas, Art & Culture, Wildlife and many more from 'Adobe of Himalayas'!
This page provides you about latest news and changes in my website : http://gajurel.tripod.com/
My Favorate Article

"Globalization, Consumerism and the Human Spirit" *

By Sue McGregor

For two decades, I blissfully taught people how to be good little consumers, how to get the best value for their dollar, their consumer rights, what was in their self-interest, consumer protection and so on. It was not until my university department closed four years ago—which meant that all my consumer-studies, finance, education, policy and issues courses were cancelled—that I had the opportunity to see the error of my ways. Not that teaching people how to be efficient in their consumer role is not important. But what was missing was what it means to be an effective global citizen. By chance (or fate?), I was mentored into the position of coordinator of the Peace and Conflict Studies program at my university.

In an abrupt turnabout, I now teach a course called “Globalization, Consumerism and the Human Spirit” (on television) wherein I expose learners (I no longer use the term student) to aspects of the current world view (globalization, neoliberalism, capitalism, social Darwinism), the impact of that world view and of living in a consumer society and how we can live in this world differently as global citizens rather than as consumers. To do this, I draw on the sister fields of global education, peace education, human-rights education and citizenship education. Except for global education, these areas were totally new to me, and I could not figure out why I had not seen the synergy among them before. It is so obvious!


My early university training had me buying into the scientific, capitalistic, consumer world view without critiquing its relevance to the needs of the earth and our human family. My focus was on self-interest, not mutual interest; on ownership, not stewardship; on private versus public. My thinking was too linear, while today it is much more holistic and systems-oriented. I am embracing the new world paradigm that places personal transformation, resilient communities, and peacefully, responsibly, sharing the earth as our home over profit, economic growth, the neoliberal ideology and corporate power.


I also teach a graduate summer institute on “Peace, Human Rights and Citizenship Education in a Consumer Society,” a combination I would not have conceived of in the past. I have to cap the course because there has been so much interest from teachers doing their master’s degrees. I have even written a monograph on peace and home economics so I can sensitize my profession to the need for a transformative paradigm shift so people, nature and peace are placed before money, trade and violence. I now teach toward a culture of peace, mindful, caring markets, participatory consumerism and consumer citizenship.

Sue McGregor is a professor at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Source: The WorldPaper , *Title is selected by Dinesh Gajurel only for individual purpose and sorry for any inconvenient if any made.

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National Flag of Nepal - Sign of Peace & Prosperity!!!
NEPAL - Short Glance

Location: Between India & the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.

Area: 147,181 Sq. Kms.

Latitude: 26 12' and 30 27' North.

Longitude: 80 4' and 88 12' East.

Capital: Kathmandu

People: Over 40 Ethnic Groups & 70 Spoken Languages.

Political System: Multiparty Democracy with Constitutional Monarch

.Topography: From the world's deepest gorge 'Kali-Gandaki' to highest point on earth 'The Everest'.

Vegetation: Nepal possesses some of the most outstanding bio-diversity in the world, ranging from sub-tropical Rain-forests to Alpine deserts.

Endangered Species: Tiger, Rhino, Snow - leopard, Red panda, Brown bear, Assamese macaque, Gangetic dolphin, Wolf, Wild elephant , Giant horn-bill, Swamp deer, Wild yak, Tibetan antelope, Black buck, Four horned antelope, Musk deer, Pigmy hog, Haspid hare, Pangolin, Gharial, Indian bustard, Saras crane, Impean pheasant, Python.

Wildlife: One horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, Snow-leopard, Clouded-leopard, Red panda, Blue-sheep, Long snouted fish eating Gharial, wild elephant , buffaloes, bisons, blue bull, brown bear, leopard, crocodiles and many varieties of cat, dog, deer and antelope fmilies and 840 different species of wet-land, migratory and residential birds

A Living Cultural Heritage: Our heritage is alive and dynamic. Shamanism, Pan-animism & Witch-craft are still practised in remote regions. Temples, shrines, monuments and monasteries are extermly active with devotees burning butter-lamps, singing hymns, chiming, temple bells and playinhg drums.

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Links : From Nepal
www.welcomenepal.com (Nepal Tourism Board)

www.explorenepal.com (Explore Nepal on the Net)

www.south-asia.com (A complete Site 4 Nepal)

www.nepalnews.com (The Best News Server)

www.hbc.com.np (Live Net Radio - HBC 94 FM)

www.yahoo.com (Best Search Engine on the Net)

www.nepalitimes.com (Best Newspaper from Nepal)





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