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SLC results published

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BHAKTAPUR — Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE) has published the results of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams, 2016 on Thursday.

The results of the SLC examination that held from March 31 to April 11 2016 will be on grade system from this year.

Students used to get their results with subject-wise marks and percentage in previous years; but from this year, the OCE has decided to publish the results with grades.

According to the results, of the 437326 students under regular category, 16454 have passed the exams with GPA score of 3.6  to 4.0 under the letter grading system.

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The results can be viewed through different websites, such as, www.moe.gov.no, www.doe.gov.np www.soce.gov.np, www.slcresult.soce.gov.np, www.slc.ntc.net.np, according to the OCE.

The resulsts can aslo be viewd through SMS and for that one can sands sms by typing slc and sending it to 35566, the office said.

According to Krishna Prasad Kapri,Examination Controller at the OCE, students who got grades D and E in at least two subjects will be allowed to appear in the chance exams scheduled for July 29 and August 5.

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Sleeping in on weekends may help live longer

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Sleep deprivation has been found to have numerous negative effects on a person’s health. But the new study has shown that sleeping more on the weekend might help ease health problems associated with not getting enough during the week, and even reduce the risk of an early death.

The study, published in Journal of Sleep Research by scientists from Sweden and the United States, suggested that the negative effects of a few nights of short sleep could be counteracted by staying in bed over the weekend.

The from the Stress Research Institute (SRI) at Stockholm University and the Karolinska Institute discovered that people below 65 years old who slept less than five hours on weekends had a higher risk of early death after examining medical and lifestyle data from more than 43,000 adults, following them for a period of 13 years.

For people who slept for less than five hours throughout the week but slept longer on the weekends for about nine hours, there was no increase in mortality risk. But, for people who consistently slept for less than five hours through the whole week, the mortality risk is higher.

Torbjorn Akerstedt, one of the authors of the research and a clinical neuroscience professor from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, said that the findings were consistent with previous studies on the link between sleep duration and mortality.

However, those previous studies only focused on sleep during weekdays.

“The results imply that short sleep is not a risk factor for mortality if it is combined with a medium or long weekend sleep,” the researchers wrote in the study.

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