Morung Learning

  • Curious Kids: What is dew?
    Dylan Korczynskyj, University of Notre Dame Australia Curious Kids is a series for children in which we ask experts to answer questions from kids. You might also like the podcast Imagine This, a co-production between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation, based on Curious Kids. I am wondering: is dew the same as rain? What is dew? Thank you – Leo, age 3. Great questions, Leo! I am a plant ecologist, and rain and dew are things I need to understand. Plant ecolog
  • Importance of Education in Society
    "If You are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people” – Chinese Proverb  Education is a social establishment that bridges the gap between the members of the society with substantial knowledge, including skills, cultural norms and values, and basic facts. A society that strives for the right path towards development realizes the significance of education through good schools
  • QUIZ No 258
    1.    What was the overall rank of Nagaland in the NITI Aayog’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index 2021? a. 57       b. 62 c. 66  d. 74 2.    Which state topped NITI Aayog SDG India Index 2021?  a. Tamil Nadu b. Himachal Pradesh c. Maharashtra d. Kerala 3. Nagaland was ranked highest in which SDG category?  a. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions b. No Poverty
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Graphic Design at Techcresendo Location – Work From Home Stipend – ` 10,000-12,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/710844 Deadline – 21st June 2021 2. Business Development (Sales) at Urban Company Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 10,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/915c9d Deadline – 21st June 2021 3. Social Media Marketing at Aakuali Care Services Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 7,000/Month Link – int
  • Why are our top eyelashes longer than our bottom eyelashes?
    Christian Moro, Bond University and Zane Stromberga, Bond University Why are our top eyelashes longer than our bottom eyelashes? Lilia, aged 7 Thanks for this great question, Lilia. The upper eyelid is larger, longer and has deeper roots so it can support more luscious lashes. All mammals have this feature, but why have the eyes developed this way? The most significant reason is to protect our eyeballs. But having longer top eyelashes can also help us express our
  • Dr BR Ambedkar’s vision on Tribal Development and Indian Constitution
    Tribal Communities have progressed in Independent India, with having a prominent figure like Dr BR Ambedkar who fought for the rights of weaker sections of society, SC, ST, OBC and Religious Minorities. Tribal, Dalit, OBC, and Religious Minorities were subjugated, discriminated and systematically exploited by the existing caste Hindu society. He fought against both exploitations of Britishers and the exploitation that exists within Indian society.  Ambedkar clearly identified s
  • QUIZ No 257
    1.    Which is the first district in Nagaland to enable drive-in COVID-19 vaccination in Nagaland? a. Dimapur          b. Kohima c. Mon         d. Mokokchung 2.    Who is the new the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of Eastern Command? a. Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan b. Lieutenant General Manoj Pande c. Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane d. Lieuten
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Digital Marketing at Carrier Solution Location – Work From Home Stipend – ` 7,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/2ff5f1 Deadline – 14th June 2021 2. Business Development (Sales) at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 5,000-8,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/474e19 Deadline – 8th June 2021 3. Electronics Engineering at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 3,500/Month Link &ndas
  • Why do I need anything other than Google to answer a question?
    Cody Behles, University of Memphis   Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskidsus@theconversation.com. Why do I need a scholar to answer a question if there is Google? – Harrison F., age 13, Brookline, Massachusetts Imagine you’re researching something. Whether you’re a fourth grader who needs to find out how volcanoes erupt or you’re an adult
  • Tara: I Scream Silently
    The world today is not how it had been. Technology has taken us far ahead and development in various fields. These we know and understand for sure that times have changed and advanced. And yet, unfortunately, we still struggle with some universal codes of life, irrespective of geographical location or demography. The story of bias and its parasitic effects on society has always popped on the news/media like pop-corn. Literature has always been a means of voice to those screaming silent
  • QUIZ 256
    1.    What type of award is Whitley Awards, recently conferred to Y Nuklu Phom from Nagaland alongwith six others?  a. Entrepreneurship     b. Medicine c. Technology         d. Conservation 2.    Khonoma Nature Conservation & Tragopan Sanctuary (KNCTS) recently won the prestigious India Biodiversity Awards 2021 under which category? a.    Sustainable Use of Biological Re
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Content Writing at Triny.io Location – Work From Home Stipend – `  8,000-15,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/739239 Deadline – 7th June 2021   2. Operations at ECHO India Location – Guwahati Stipend – `  20,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/f155cc Deadline – 4th June 2021   3. Biotechnology/Bioscience Engineering at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend – `  4,000-7,00
  • Curious Kids: why does the sun's bright light make me sneeze?
    David Farmer, The University of Melbourne Why does the sun’s bright light make me sneeze? — Orlo, age 5 Dear Orlo, Thanks for your lovely question. Very smart people have been wondering about this very question for thousands of years. To tell you the truth, Orlo, nobody knows for sure why this happens. But it’s probably got to do with the fact that signals from your eyes and your nose go to the same part of your brain. Let me explain. The sneeze
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Content Writing at CoreSwipe Technologies Location – Work From Home Stipend – ` 6,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/52468b  Deadline – 31st May 2021   2. Operations at ECHO India Location – Guwahati Stipend –Rs 20,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/c669b0  Deadline – 27th May 2021   3. Business Development at IIY Software Location – Agartala, Guwahati, Imphal, Guwabari Stipend – Rs 4,000/M
  • Quiz #255
    1.    Where is Nagaland’s first Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) oxygen generation plant located? a.  Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima b.  District Hospital, Dimapur  c.  Dr Imkongliba Memorial District Hospital, Mokokchung. d. Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research (CIHSR), Dimapur  2.    What is the International Air Transport Association (IATA) code for IndiGo Airlines?  a.  9I   &nbs
  • Caste: A Never-Ending Pandemic
    Zhetoli N Shohe, 2nd Semester, Dept. of Political Science “What is a country? When people say, “Tell me about India”, I say, “Which India? The land of poetry? The one that produces haunting music and exquisite textiles? The one that invented the caste system? The country of dollar billionaires? Or the one in which 800 million live on less than half-a-dollar a day? Which India?”Arundhati Roy herself fights with the conundrum. The year 1950 marked the abo
  • Humanity: One love, one heart, one destiny
    “O CHILDREN OF MEN! Know ye not why We created you all from the same dust? That no one should exalt himself over the other. Ponder at all times in your hearts how ye were created. Since We have created you all from one same substance it is incumbent on you to be even as one soul, to walk with the same feet, eat with the same mouth and dwell in the same land, that from your inmost being, by your deeds and actions, the signs of oneness and the essence of detachment may be made mani
  • QUIZ NO 254
    1.    Which among the following is the oldest college in Nagaland?  a.    Kohima College, Kohima b.    Fazl Ali College, Mokokchung c.    Dimapur Government College, Dimapur d.    Patkai Christian College, Chümoukedima – Seithekema 2. According to an official, how many tonnes of food items have been procured by the Organic AC Market at Nagaland State Agricultural Marketing Board (N
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Social Media Marketing at Mamour Paris Location – Work From Home Stipend – ` 3,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/9277ef Deadline – 24th May 2021 2. Electronics Engineering at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend – `3,500/Month Link – internshala.com/i/8c8beb Deadline – 18th May 2021 3. Digital Marketing at Sustainable Development Solution Location – Guwahati, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Mumbai, Delhi Stipe
  • Curious Kids: why do we have eyebrows?
    Christian Moro, Bond University and Charlotte Phelps, Bond University   Mummy, why do we have eyebrows? — Alexander, age 3, Brisbane. What a great, eyebrow-raising question, Alexander! Eyebrows come in a range of shapes, sizes and colours. They help make our faces unique. But there’s more to eyebrows than meets the eye. Eyebrows help us express our feelings Our eyebrows say a lot about how we are feeling. We scrunch our eyebrows when angry, an