Morung Learning

  • Curious Kids: How can we tell when a volcano is going to erupt?
    Ian Skilling, University of South Wales How can we tell when a volcano is going to erupt? – Lena, aged eight, Frankfurt, Germany Predicting when a volcano might erupt is very difficult. Some volcanoes erupt almost constantly, such as Kīlauea on Hawaii, but others may have gaps of hundreds of thousands of years between eruptions. But we are much better at prediction now than we were 20 years ago, thanks to new or better developed techniques. Firstly, it’s very i
  • COVID-19 Calls for Authentic Future Business Leaders: A Students’ Perspective
    COVID-19 the reboot button of human life which triggered a worldwide system overhaul has transformed the world that we live in into something completely different. It has impacted how we work, how we live, and how we use technology. As students and individuals we have seen and learnt that this novel crisis had forced us to transform our leadership models to meet the need for digitization and virtualization. We have seen a lot of webinars and we are curious can we survive this dynamic e
  • Quiz No. 226
    1. What was the rank of Nagaland in 2019 National TB Elimination Programme (NTEP) in the smaller state category (below 50 lakh population)? a. 1st               b. 2nd  c. 3rd           d. 4th  2. Under the slogan ‘Every Child Counts’, NxtWave, powered by iB Hubs, Hyderabad, the ‘India 4.0 - Dr APJ’ Project aims to provide free 4.0 education to how
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. MongoDB Developer at Grroom Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 15,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/5642024 Deadline – 2nd November 2020   2. Client Service at Purplemonks Techn Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 5,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/5642025 Deadline – 2nd November 2020 3. Marketing at Disciple Infomedia Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 10,000-15,000 /Month
  • Curious Kids: how do vaccines kill viruses?
      Kylie Quinn, RMIT University and Palak Mehta, RMIT University How are vaccines made to kill a virus? Layla, aged 7 Thanks Layla. This is a very important question, especially now, as scientists all around the world are working hard to develop a vaccine to protect us against the coronavirus. Actually, scientists are trying to find vaccines for many different diseases. To understand how vaccines are made, we first need to understand how viruses make us sick
  • Farm Bills 2020: Gains and Losses
    Dr Debabrata Sutradhar, HoD, Dept of Economics The government of India, under the prime ministership of Mr. Narendra Modi introduced three major farm reforms in the agricultural sector with the vision of creating ‘One India, one Agriculture Market’. The objective of this ambitious reform is to provide an opportunity for farmers to sell their produce anywhere in the country without any restriction. The prime minister of the country stated that  the new farm bills wil
  • Quiz #225
    1.     How many villages are there in Wokha District according  to Local/Block Level Statistics for Local Level Planning 2020 reporrt published by Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Nagaland?  a. 130         b.  131 c. 132         d. 133   2.     What was the theme of the International Day of the Girl Child observed on October 11? a. ‘My Voice
  • Weekly Internship List:13 October 2020
    1. UI Design at Vidia Technologies Location     – Work From Home Stipend         – Rs 10,000 /Month Link         – internshala.com/i/5641796 Deadline     – 26th October 2020   2. Social Media Marketing at Xylem Securities Location     – Work From Home Stipend         – Rs 8,000 /Month Link    &
  • Curious Kids: when I swipe a matchstick how does it make fire?
    Nathan Kilah, University of Tasmania Curious Kids is a series for children. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au You might also like the podcast Imagine This, a co-production between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation, based on Curious Kids. When I swipe the matchstick how does it make fire? Thank you. – Laura, aged 5, Brisbane. I’m glad you asked this, Laura. I have been interested in
  • Uyghur Crisis: State Engineered Human Rights Catastrophe
    “This is one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. The State Department rightly said this is the largest incarceration of any ethnic minority since the Holocaust.”~ Nury Turkel, a leader of the Uyghur community in the United States and a newly appointed member of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom Human Rights are inalienable rights to which a person is inherently entitled simply for being human. If one asks for the DNA of human rights - &lsquo
  • Quiz No. 224
    1. ‘The Foot and Mouth Disease – Mukt Bharat’ under National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) is aimed to fully eradicating Foot and Mouth Disease by: a. 2023           b. 2024 c. 2025             d. 2026 2. The Department of School Education’s Teachers’ Transfer Portal went live on: a. October 2         b. October
  • Curious Kids: what are cells made out of?
    Georgia Atkin-Smith, La Trobe University and Ivan Poon, La Trobe University I know veins are made out of cells but what are cells made out of? It’s very tricky to answer that — Bea, 4 years old That is a great question, Bea! The human body is just like a big puzzle, but with billions of tiny pieces called cells. Our cells come in many different shapes and sizes. Together, they make up all of the parts of our body, from our veins to our brain. Our cells a
  • ‘Excuses: The Reason You’re Failing’
    “If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could mean jail. It could mean derision. It could mean mockery–isolation. Isolation is the gift. All the others are a test of your endurance, of how much you really want to do it. And, you’ll do it, despite rejection an
  • Quiz No. 223
    1. How many applicants will be selected under the  ‘Livelihood Generation Programme for Returned Migrant Workers Due to COVID-19 Pandemic’ launched by Industries & Commerce Department Nagaland on September 28? a. 80   b. 90 c. 100     d. 110 2. Where is the State-level water testing laboratory situated in Nagaland?  a. Kohima b. Dimapur  c. Mokokchung d. Wokha 3. What was the theme for World Rabies Da
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Content Editing at Funwise Consulting Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 10,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/5523660 Deadline – 12th October 2020 2. Technical Support at Splashgain Technology Solutions Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 5,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/5523661 Deadline – 12th October 2020    3. Data Entry at PromotEdge Global Services Location – Kolkata
  • Curious Kids: what is the Bermuda Triangle and why is it considered dangerous?
    Shane Satterley, Griffith University What is the Bermuda Triangle and why is it considered dangerous? Adellaii, age 13, Paterson, NSW Hi Adellaii, thank you for your question! The story of what we call the “Bermuda Triangle” actually began 56 years ago, in 1964. The name was first used by American author Vincent Gaddis in Argosy magazine, to describe an area the shape of a triangle in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Florida. There are no exact b
  • Lockdown and Grievances of Rural Areas
    Half of the year has passed, fighting and battling novel coronavirus. It has turned our lives to a new normal. All of a sudden it seems as if we are part of a horror movie. The COVID-19 virus which is affecting every aspect of human existence has killed millions of people and millions of lives are at risk and in misery. It has created a global health crisis that has a deep impact on the way we perceive our world in our daily lives. Fighting an unknown, unseen enemy with no definite cur
  • Quiz No: 222
    1. What was the cardamom production in Nagaland in 2018-19 according to data presented at the parliament recently by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare? a. 2.00 tonne  b. 2.02 tonne c. 2.30 tonne d. 2.31 tonne     2.  What was the status of electrification, road connectivity and mobile phone services in villages under Mokokchung district as of January 31, 2020? a. 97% b. 98% c. 99%  d. 100% 3. How many women
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Human Resources (HR) at Maven Career Coaching Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 8,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/5406242 Deadline – 5th October 2020 2. Digital Marketing at Sparkin Innovations Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 7,000-12,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/5406243 Deadline – 5th October 2020    3. Software Testing at Arobit Business Solutions Location – Kolka