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Status of passport applications to be available online

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KATHMANDU, Aug 19: As part of its measures to ease the supply of Machine Readable Passports (MRPs), the Department of Passports (DoP) has come up with a new initiative that will enable passport applicants to check the status of their application online.

Once this online system comes into full-fledged operation, anyone applying for the MRP can check the status of applications, according to DoP. This will help avoid unnecessary hassles applicants face to check whether their passport application has been already processed. [More]

  THE MINORITY REPORT Out of the wild  
  BY KALENDRA SEJUWAL  
 
The self-proclaimed kings of the jungle, the Rautes, are gradually assimilating into the society. But is the state ready to help them?

What was not there in the jungle? There was an abundance of roots and bulbs. They could hunt for monkeys and deer whenever they liked to eat meat. Wherever they stayed, they would get a plenty of potable water. They could chop trees if they needed to make wooden items. The forests were like a haven for the Rautes – the last surviving nomadic tribe of Nepal. And they considered themselves to be the kings of the jungle.

But the jungle is no longer what it used to be for them. Forced out of their green mansions, the Rautes are now adapting to a new way of life. They are now trying to be modern, just like any other community.

 
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  • Preparing for English language proficiency tests
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    Preparation centers are convenient, but self-preparation is good enough, too

    KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Prabhash Rai, 20, who’s currently studying English Literature at University of Cambridge in the UK, reminisces that he took his IELTS (International English Language Testing System) four years ago. Since he wasn’t much aware of the institutes that offered preparation classes for the test during that time, he prepared on his own. “I had some books and a CD as the only materials to go through,” he recalls. Preparing for the test on his own helped him get a good score, he believes.

    At present, there are a lot of institutes and preparation centers providing classes for the tests in Kathmandu. Sajina Bhandari, 24, felt that it would be easier if she joined one of these institutes for her GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) preparation. She’s completed her Bachelor’s degree and aspires to go to the US for further studies.   [More]
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