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27 June 2024  

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Khabarhub brings you a glimpse of major developments of the day in Nepal, including politics, business/economy, sports, entertainment, and more.

Tanahu youth, who joined Russian Army 7 months ago, dies

Ranjit Gurung, a resident of Bhoteshwara in Ambukhaireni Rural Municipality-5 of Tanahu, who enlisted in the Russian army seven months ago, has passed away. According to Suryaman Singh Gurung, Headmaster of Kanyadevi Secondary School in Chimkeshwari, a friend of Gurung’s serving alongside him in Russia notified the family of his demise. He shared that Ranjit had been out of contact with his family for 15 days prior to the incident. Before losing contact, there had been a conversation with his family, recalling happier times. “Gurung’s friend mentioned that the incident occurred during their deployment to a conflict-affected area,” explained Gurung.

SEE results published

The National Examination Board (NEB) has published the results of this year’s Secondary Education Examination (SEE) today. According to the results released by the Board, out of 444,785 students who took the examination, only 47.86% passed. The NEB also reported that 186 students achieved a GPA of 4. The NEB said only 242,920 students are eligible to study in Grade 11. Among the examinees, 52.14% were non-graded (NG). This year marked the first implementation of a new policy where students who did not score at least 35% in the theoretical (written) portion of each subject were classified as ungraded (non-graded).

Gold price down by Rs 800 per tola today

The price of gold in the Nepali market has decreased by Rs 800 today. According to the Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association, fine gold is priced at Rs 140,800 per tola, while standard gold is trading at Rs 140,100 per tola. The price of gold was Rs 141,600 on Wednesday. Similarly, the price of silver has been set at Rs 1,780 per tola today.

Monsoon-induced disasters affect 33 districts, leaving 28 dead in 16 days

Over a span of 16 days, from June 10 to June 26, thirty-three districts in the country have been severely impacted by monsoon-induced disasters. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the most affected districts include Taplejung, Panchthar, Sankhuwasabha, Sindhupalchowk, Rasuwa, Chitwan, Lamjung, Parbat, Myagdi, Nawalparasi East, Gulmi, Dang, and Kaski. During this period, a total of 147 disaster-related incidents were reported, resulting in 28 fatalities. Among these, 14 individuals lost their lives in landslides, 13 were killed by lightning strikes, and one person died in a flood. Additionally, 12 people sustained injuries, and 25 houses were completely destroyed while another 10 houses suffered partial damage due to landslides.

SEE grade increment examination on August 2 and 3

Students who were categorized as non-graded in up to two subjects will have the opportunity to attend the grade increment examinations of the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) on August 2 and 3. A total of 242,313 students were categorized as non-graded in the SEE results published today. Of these, 115,834 students will be eligible to sit for the grade increment examinations.

SEE 2080: Highest number of students score GPA between 2.80 and 3.20

The National Examination Board (NEB) published the results of the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) on Thursday. According to the results, out of the 464,785 students who took the examination, only 242,092 students are eligible to enroll in grade 11. The highest number of students, 78,874, obtained a GPA ranging between 2.80 and 3.20. Conversely, the least number of students, just six, achieved a GPA ranging between 1.60 and 2.0. A total of 186 students received the highest GPA of 4, while 31,209 students scored a GPA between 3.60 and 4.0.

Highest number of SEE students fail in compulsory math

 The highest number of students participating in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) have failed in compulsory math, according to the results published by the National Examination Board (NEB) on Thursday. A total of 177,985 students received a non-grade in compulsory math. Science is the subject with the second highest number of failures, with 126,933 students failing. Additionally, 113,383 students failed in English, 73,877 in social studies, and 69,532 in Nepali.

HoR agrees to reshuffle parliamentary committees

In a meeting today, the House of Representatives agreed to reshuffle several joint committees and thematic committees under the Federal Parliament Secretariat Speaker Devraj Ghimire proposed the appointment of Dr. Swarnim Wagle to replace Dol Prasad Aryal of the Rastriya Swatantra Party on the Parliamentary Hearing Committee, in accordance with Rule 25(2) of the Joint Meeting and Joint Committee Business Regulations-2080 BS. The proposal was endorsed by the meeting.

CPN (US) to feature 299 central members and 19 office bearers

The CPN (Unified Socialist) has decided to expand its central committee to 299 members and its office bearers to 19, ahead of its convention scheduled for June 30 to July 4. The decision was made during a party meeting held at Alok Nagar on Thursday. The party has introduced new positions, including “dignified leader” and “senior vice chairman.”

Jhalanath Khanal denies reports of withdrawing from party Chair race

Senior leader of the CPN (Unified Socialist) party, Jhalanath Khanal, has dismissed reports that he is withdrawing from the party chairman race. Speaking with media personnel after attending a party secretariat meeting, Khanal stated there is no chance he will withdraw from the race. He further clarified that party leaders have agreed to forge an understanding. When asked if the party would reach a consensus on electing him as the party chair, Khanal responded, “Why not? There is no reason not to reach an agreement.”

Publish Date : 27 June 2024 22:28 PM

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