KATHMANDU — The Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE) is all set to publish SLC results on Thursday.
The OCE has taken up grading system, snubbing marks and percentage from this year, in the results. The office is also terminating the provision on grace marks to the students from this year. The OCE Examination Committee used to give up to 5 marks as grace marks to weaker students.
A total of 615,553 students have appeared in SLC exams this year.
With the introduction of the letter grading system, no student will fail this year in the 82-year long history of SLC examination.Follow @gorkhapost
Two held on charge of girls trafficking
BETRAWATI— Police have arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in trafficking five adolescent girls aged between 13 to 16 — to India.
The arrestees have been identified as Nirmal Biswakarma (23) of Bheriganga Municipality-12 of Surkhet and Bikas Pyakurel (20) of Chaughada in Likhu Rural Municipality-4 of Nuwakot.
The Surkhet Police had arrested Biswokarma from his home while rescuing the captive girls on Friday and produced him before court on Saturday.
Likewise, acting on the statement of the captive girls, police arrested Pyakurel from Battar Bazaar, Nuwakot on Sunday.
According to District Police Office Chief Basanta Kunwar, a case related to human trafficking was registered against them on Sunday and investigation into the case was expedited from the Nuwakot District Court.
It has been learnt that the duo lured the girls, on their way to play Bhailo on Laxmi Puja, by promising them good jobs in India and transported them to Surkhet.
The rescued girls have been kept at a shelter of Women and Children Service Centre of Nepal Police.Follow @gorkhapost