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  • Why does grammar matter?
    Laurie Ann Britt-Smith, College of the Holy Cross   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 does grammar matter? – Maci, 13, Indianapolis, Indiana After 20 years of teaching academic writing to both native speakers and English language learners, I can attest that at some point, just about everyone asks me why, or even whether, gram
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Operations at ADDA - 3Five8 Technologies Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 15,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/6792952 Deadline – 25th January 2021 2. Python Development at M/S Avishkar Tech Solutions Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 5,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/6792953 Deadline – 25th January 2021 3. Social Media Marketing at Wisdom Tests Location – Work From Home Stipen
  • QUIZ NO - 238
    1. Out of  86 sanctioned Police Stations in Nagaland, how many were Rural Police Station according to the latest ‘Data on Police Organization’ (As on January 1, 2020) published by the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D)? a. 12             b. 14 c. 19             d. 53 2. What was the actual total strength of State Police force as on January 1, 2020
  • The Constitution of India and Fundamental Right to Education: A Path to True Freedom
    “In ancient shadows and twilights Where childhood had strayed, The world's great sorrows were born And its heroes were made. In the lost boyhood of Judas, Christ was betrayed.”~ George William Russell ("Germinal" in Vale & Other Poems (1931) Education is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of all other human rights. It promotes individual freedom and empowerment, and yields important development benefits. Yet millions of children an
  • Curious Kids: how can we tell if an animal is happy without a wagging tail?
    Melissa Starling* The Conversation    How do we know when animals who don’t have tails are happy? — Goldie Rose, aged 5. Great question Goldie! Animals use their tails for steering, holding, balancing and swimming, but they also use them as a way to talk to each other. A dog wagging its tail is one example, and we usually read a waggy tail as a sign that a dog is happy. But that’s not the only way dogs can show they’re happy, and there a
  • Participate & win
    1.    Jharnapani was recently renamed as:  a.    Medziphema New  b.    New Medziphema Village c.    New Chakhroma Village d.    None of the Above 2.    Which among the following was not a site for conducting a dry run for COVID-19 vaccination on January 2? a.    District Hospital Dimapur b.    Community Health Centre Medziphema c.    
  • Constitution of India and the Rights of Indigenous People: Views and Observations
    Abeni Yanthan, 5th Semester, Dept of Political Science “Indigenous and tribal people” is a common denominator for more than 370 million people, found in more than 70 countries worldwide. Indigenous people are inheritors and practitioners of unique cultures and ways of relating to people and the environment. They have retained social, cultural, economic and political characteristics that are distinct from those of the dominant societies in which they live. Despite their c
  • Weekly Internship List: 05 January 21
    1. Animation at Access Labs Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 10,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/6671914 Deadline – 18th January 2021   2. Physics (Video Project) at Gaurav Kumar Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 10,000-15,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/6671915 Deadline – 17th January 2021   3. Content Writing at Serpelevator Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 8,000-10,000 /Month
  • Why do different countries have different electric outlet plugs?
    Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida     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 different countries have different electric outlet plugs? – Evie H., age 9, Seattle, Washington You find yourself in an airport or hotel room in another country, and you really need to charge your phone, camera or game system. But what is
  • Lockdown and 2021: An opportunity to look forward to the new
    We all agree that the pandemic has brought everything to a standstill and led to a slowdown in all our life in every possible manner. Like many people, I used to be anxious and paranoid whenever I read bad news about COVID-19. But I soon found the pandemic was actually a great learning and a very unique opportunity. As an old saying goes- "There is good in every evil", a simple short sentence yet so powerful. The lockdown has made us reflect on the many assumptions that we ho
  • QUIZ No - 236
    1. Which among the following is not a new post created after cadre review of Nagaland Police Service (NPS)  approved by the State Cabinet? a. Superintendent of Police (Cyber Security),  b. Superintendent of Police (Modernization),  c. Superintendent of Police (Economic Offence);  d. Additional Superintendent of Police (Security) 2. According to recent data released by Dimapur Police, what is the percentage decline in crime incidence in the district in
  • Weekly Internship List - December 29
    1. Operations at TopHire Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 15,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/6671733 Deadline – 11th January 2021   2. iOS App Development at Quagnitia Learning Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 7,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/6671734 Deadline – 11th January 2021 3. Marketing at Shine Projects Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 5,000 /Month Lin
  • Curious Kids: why are our tears salty?
    Matthew Barton, Griffith University Why are tears salty? — Aarna, aged 6 Hi Aarna, thanks for your great question! I’m going to start off by telling you a little bit of a story about sea turtles. That might seem strange, but don’t worry, it will all make sense soon. When mother sea turtles sneak onto the beach at night to lay their eggs, if you look really carefully you might see them shedding a few tears. Ancient legend believes mother turtles are crying
  • More than winning
    We have all been a part of a competition, be it the small competitions in schools and colleges or even the worldwide competitions like the Olympics and all the tiny seemingly insignificant of the big magnificent ones that shape us. Competitions are common but what is even more common in all the human race is the urge to win the race in the fastest pace. Alas to what we are alien to - what's "more than winning”. In our desperate attempts to win, we miss out on What’
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Online Tutoring (Academic and Extracurricular Activities) at The Backroom Incorporation Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 10,000 /Month Link –internshala.com/i/6589449 Deadline – 4th January 2021 2. Social Media Marketing at STEMpedia Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs7,000-14,000 /Month Link –internshala.com/i/6589450 Deadline – 4th January 2021 3. Content Development (Physics) at Quizzy
  • QUIZ No 235
    1. Who are ‘Bright Lights’?  a. Children’s choir  b. Youth Choir  c.  Lighting enterprises   d. Educational initiatives  2. What was the women’s participation in three household decisions in Nagaland as per the Phase-I of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) 2019-20? a. 99.0             b. 99.1 c. 99.2           d. 99.3
  • Why do tigers have stripes?
    Andrew Cushing, University of Tennessee   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 tigers have stripes? – Vidit M., age 8, New Delhi, India When tigers stalk their prey, usually in the murky light of dusk or dawn, they are nearly invisible. Whether they live in grasslands, forests or jungles, wild tigers have deep orange coats wi
  • Freedom of speech and expression in Nagaland and India
    “Though there is a freedom of speech, freedom is never absolute because the makers of the Constitution have imposed certain restrictions upon it. Particularly when such freedom of speech is sought to be abused and it has the effect of scandalising the institution as a whole and the persons who are part of the said institution and cannot defend themselves publicly, the same cannot be permitted in law”. ~ The remarks were made by the bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra, B R
  • QUIZ No 234
    1. According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5), the Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) in Nagaland has declined from 29.5 in 2015-2016 to ______ in 2019-2020? a. 16.5           b. 17.0 c. 23.4            d. 25.8 2. What was the percentage of children under 5 years in Nagaland who were designated as ‘stunted’ in 2019-20 as per the NFHS-5 a. 20.5  
  • Weekly Internship List - December 15
    1. Human Resources (HR) at Zinnov Management Consulting Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 15,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/6562271 Deadline – 28th December 2020   2. Web Development at Swipe Pages Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 15,000-25,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/6562272 Deadline – 28th December 2020 3. Operations at WayBeyond Media Location – Work From Home Stipen