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SEE begins from today

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BHAKTAPUR — The Secondary Education Examination (SEE) of Grade 10 has started from Thursday morning. The SEE has started across the nation from 8:00 am this morning.

The Office of the Controller of the Examination, Sanothimi, has said that a total of 485, 586 students registered for the exams.

Some 64,762 human resources have been deployed to hold the SEE in a peaceful manner. The examination will be conducted in 1,956 exam centers across the country from 8 am to 11 pm.

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Examinations Controller Ambika Prasad Regmi said employees and security personnel required for the SEE have already reached examination centres on Wednesday itself.

The SEE under general stream would run till March 31 while the exam under technical stream will end on April 3.

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Cabs face music for non-compliance with meter rule

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KATHMANDU — Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has broadened its action against taxis unwilling to operate on metre reading.

The traffic police will make monitoring extensive following an outpouring of grievances against the taxicabs from the commuters.

MTPD’s Joint Spokesperson Mukunda Marasini said the authorities have been taking action against 50 to 70 taxis on a daily basis for not complying with the rule to follow metre reading when charging fare.

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“Earlier, around 15 to 20 taxis fell under the action, but now our action has intensified,” he said urging the commuters to dial 103 to inform against any cabbies unwilling to travel on metre reading.

The MTPD has been charging fine ranging from Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000 to cabbies violating the rule. Spokesperson Marasini added that 30 police officers have been deployed in the streets of Kathmandu to monitor the taxis.

Around 4,000 taxis have already faced legal charges at the hands of MTPD in the ongoing fiscal year for non-compliance.

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