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  • Does outer space end – or go on forever?
    Jack Singal, University of Richmond   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. What is beyond outer space? – Siah, age 11, Fremont, California Right above you is the sky – or as scientists would call it, the atmosphere. It extends about 20 miles (32 kilometers) above the Earth. Floating around the atmosphere is a mixture of molecu
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. UI/UX Design at Feelpixel Location – Work From Home Stipend – ` 8,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/181b79 Deadline – 5th July 2021 2. Accounts at FMS Consumer Products Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 9,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/2aa3f5 Deadline – 2nd July 2021 3. Environmental Education Management at WWF-India Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 10,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/dde479 Dead
  • QUIZ NO 260
    1.    According to the State Labour Department, how many Building and Other Construction Workers (BOCW) are registered in Nagaland? a. 2000         b. 2500 c. 30,790         d. 30,797 2.    Which among the following Embassy in India recently partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India to procure medical ventilators for Nagaland? a. Estonia   &nb
  • Tribalism in Nagaland: The Greed For Power
    Study of the evolution of human society teaches us that ‘human society’ has always been divided into different social groups which have developed over the period of time and got strengthened due to intra-group social endosmosis. Naga culture is no exception. In a State like Nagaland, tribalism is notably prevalent all around us, both in conscious and unconscious ways.  What is tribalism?  It is an exclusive attitude of a person making him feel proud of whom she
  • Curious Kids: why does rain only come from grey clouds?
    Justin Peter, Australian Bureau of Meteorology This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome – serious, weird or wacky! I am wondering why clouds are sometimes white and sometimes grey and why rain only comes from grey clouds. – Fiona, age 6, Eltham, Victoria. Hi Fiona, this is a great question! It may seem simple, but to ans
  • COVID-19: The Challenge to World Economy
    Coronavirus disease 2019, caused by SARS- COV2, is of unprecedented global public health concern. To combat the disease, on March 11 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic, pointing to over 3 million cases and 207,973 deaths in 213 countries and territories. The infection has not only become a public health crisis but also affected the social and global economy. Significant economic impact has occurred across the globe due to reduced productivity
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Human Resources (HR) at OSI Visa & Immigration Location – Work From Home Stipend – `  10,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/becf1b Deadline – 28th June 2021 2. Business Development (Sales) at Shaildhar Telecom Location – Guwahati Stipend – `  5,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/08d4d2 Deadline – 24th June 2021 3. Marketing at BYJU'S The Learning App Location – Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Nazira
  • QUIZ No 259
    1. Which is the village under Tuensang district became the first in Nagaland to vaccinate all eligible citizens with 1st dose of COVID vaccine? a. Yongyu          b. Longtang  c. Yali       d. Noksen 2. Nagaland Legislative Assembly Speaker, Sharingain Longkumer was recently nominated as a member of the: a. Committee of the Presiding Officers b. Committee of the Presiding Speakers c. Committee of the As
  • 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. 61 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