Morung Learning

  • Surviving the Sweet Serenade of COVID-19
    The day before nationwide lockdown was announced by our Honorable Prime Minister to contain COVID-19, it was like any other. People went about their business as usual – those engaged in manual labor went in search of work, students and tutors went to their respective educational institutions, those working in the offices, those working in private enterprises, etc. went about their daily business. In the evening, just before the nationwide lockdown was announced people sat down for a
  • Weekly Internship list
    1. Finance at Riom Capital Advisory LLP Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 5,000 /Month Link– Deadline – 15th June 2020   2. Graphic Design at  Robot Company Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 10,000 /Month Link– Deadline – 14th June 2020   3. Biotechnology Engineering at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs 4,000-7,000 /Month Link–
  • Quiz No. 204
    1. Fall Armyworm causes infection on: a)    Humans b)    Animals  c)    Crops d)    Flowers    2.    What is Amphan? a.    A mobile app b.    A cyclone c.    A government scheme d.    A disease    3. Chak-Hao, a variety of black rice recently bagged the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. In whi
  • Curious Kids: what makes the wind?
    Flying high. Shutterstock. Hannah Bloomfield, University of Reading CC BY-ND Curious Kids is a series by The Conversation, which gives children of all ages the chance to have their questions about the world answered by experts. All questions are welcome: you or an adult can send them – along with your name, age and town or city where you live – to We won’t be able to answer every question, but we’ll do our best. What makes
  • Quiz No: 203
    1. According to latest Sample Registration System (SRS) bulletin released recently, the infant mortality rate (IMR) was lowest in Nagaland at:  a. 3 deaths per 1000 live births  b. 4 deaths per 1000 live births c. 6 deaths per 1000 live births c. 7 deaths per 1000 live births   2. What was the IMR in India according to the SRS bulletin? a. 28     b. 30 c. 32 d. 34   3. Which of the following ‘link’ the Business
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Web Development at Agnitus Infotech LLP Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 6,000-10,000 /Month Link– Deadline – 7th June 2020   2. Content Writing at RRB Advisors Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 3,000-5,000 /Month Link– Deadline – 7th June 2020   3. Business Development (Sales) at Highway Delite Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs 2,000 /Month Link–
  • Don’t provide info via calls, SMS or emails: NTA issues NEET fraud alert
    (MExN)   In view of reports that that fake or fraudulent calls, SMS and emails are being circulated to NEET (UG)-2020 candidates asking for their application details including personal information, the NTA has advised aspirants not to share any such information.   All candidates who are due to appear for NEET (UG)-2020 Examination are hereby informed that the National Testing Agency (NTA) does not ask for any personal details or any other information through call
  • Combating Loneliness in Isolation
    With the current lockdown caused by the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19, the entire world is facing a lifestyle never before experienced. The need of the hour is to socially distance oneself. This in vogue lifestyle is unquestionably a compelled way of life and not a lifestyle that most of us would opt for. In this unprecedented time, the most common phrase which we have been constantly hearing is “Stay Home”.  While most of us are staying home with our families
  • Scholarship: Roundup
    Scholarship Name 1: IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program 2020 Description: International Mathematical Union (IMU), Germany has brought this fellowship for highly motivated and mathematically talented students from developing countries who plan to complete a doctoral degree in a developing country, including India. Eligibility: Indian students pre-accepted or enrolled at a
  • Curious Kids: why can't people hear in their sleep?
    Our body can decide to ignore sounds, movements and smells happening around us which might otherwise wake us. This decision-making mostly happens in our brain. (Image Courtesy: Image by Daniela Dimitrova from Pixabay)   Evgeny Atamanenko/ Shutterstock Gorica Micic, Flinders University and Branko Zajamsek, Flinders University I am wondering why people can’t hear when they are asleep? – Joanna This is a fantastic question, Joanna! During sleep, our
  • Blessings Of Friendship
    Yaoreiphy Awungshi, Asst  Professor, Dept of Political Science   “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead Walk beside me… just be my friend” - Albert Camus   You have probably met and known many different people in your life. Most of them may simply be acquaintances, while others you might consider friends. Sometimes, this friendship is built over time; sometimes this bond is developed    with
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Web Development at StyloPay Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 5,000 /Month Link– Deadline – 1st June 2020   2. Telecalling at Creamson Intelli  Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 5,000 /Month Link– Deadline – 30th May 2020   3. Biotechnology Engineering at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs 4,000-7,000 /Month Link–
  • UGC releases new guidelines, promotes internships
    The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked universities across the country to make sure that students have proper guidance while opting for online internships during this lockdown period. While the its ‘Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar’ released last week provide a framework for internship etc, the UGC in a new notice said that the universities or colleges may also take following measures for internship and other related activities in view of current lock
  • Will we ever be able to shrink and grow stuff?
    It would be fun to be able to shrink people and objects, but it’s something we can only imagine. Jasmin Merdan/Moment via Getty Images Salvatore Rappoccio, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York   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 Will we ever be able to shrink and grow stuff? – Luke, Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Quiz #202
    1. Which department in Nagaland started pre-recorded video lessons for students in view of COVID-19 lockdown? a. NBSE b. Department of School Education  c. Nagaland University d. Department of Higher and Technical Education    2.  Which among the following district will have a Biosafety Level (BSL) laboratory, along with Kohima? a. Mokokchung b. Mon c. Dimapur d. Phek   3. Nagaland has imposed a COVID-19 Cess of Rs 5 on dies
  • Nature Does Nothing in Vain
    Nisha Dahiya , Asst. Professor, Dept. of English     The outbreak of the pandemic in the form of Covid-19 (CoronaVirus) has brought us to a stage where the Latin phrase “NATURA NIHIL FRUSTRA FACIT” seems apt to justify the present scenario by highlighting the fact that ‘nature does nothing in vain’.   There has been atrocity: deaths, suffering, inconveniences, and so much more! Some couldn’t stand it because of their vulnerable immunity; many are
  • Online Education: The New Normal
    - Anjan K Behera, Asst. Dean (School of Humanities, Business, & Economics)     Nagaland reported its first COVID-19 case on the 12th of April, 2020, adding a digit to the existing 24,03,963+ cases worldwide. Educational campuses in the state were shut down on the 17th of March as a preventive measure against the spread of the virus. This placed the fate of the semester students in limbo, as their End Semester Examinations was due to begin from the 2nd of April, w
  • Covid-19 and Nature
    Jochusin Kemp, BBA 4th Semester    Human beings are currently face-to-face with one of the most deadly viruses that is fast spreading and is taking life every minute. The novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 What was once thought to be a mere virus, which originated from Wuhan province in China has now reached such a soaring height that has called for an instant global emergency.  The pandemic has compelled leaders of various countries to take strict
  • COVID-19: What are Governments Around the World Doing?
    Josaingdi khemprai, B.A. 6th Semester, History Hons   Coronavirus is not something new to the world, there are hundreds of corona viruses but only seven are known to affect humans; 4 human coronaviruses are mild and does not pose much risk while the other three human coronaviruses (SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2) originally has its origin from animals but were transmitted in humans and it poses greater risks to people. However, the corona virus that is creating havoc all
  • SCHOLARSHIP: Roundup
    Scholarship Name 1: EWS Scholarship for Class 10 Passed Students 2020   Description: Buddy4Study India Foundation invites scholarship applications from Class 10 passed students studying in Class 11 and 12 for EWS Scholarship. The scholarship program is meant to support students belonging to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of the society.   Eligibility: The scholarship is open for Class 10 passed students studying in Class 11 and 12. Marks obtained in Class