HSC pass rate at 8-yr, number of GPA at 4-yr low

Combined pass percentage in Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinations fell to its eight-year low while the number of Grade Point Average (GPA) 5 achievers came down to its four-year low.
The results of the examinations, published on Sunday, also showed that the number of institutions with 100 per cent pass rate decreased to 1,133 from 1,147 of the past year.

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Ethnic minorities want constitutional recognition as ‘indigenous’

People from national minority communities on Sunday celebrated the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples across the country demanding their constitutional recognition as ‘indigenous’ and recognition of their traditional land rights in the constitution. Different socio-cultural and political organisations and groups organised discussions, rallies and processions

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