Morung Learning

  • Racism: Are we Our Own Version of It?
    Panglem Konyak, 4th Semester, Pol Sci. Hons   The present crisis (Covid19) has struck us all, of people of different walks of life whether we like it or not.  Fear and uncertainty looms large and panic have become the order of the day.  The  pandemic  has brought before the world the white and black sides of existences. The praise for the great step taken by the government has been splashed off by the disturbing racist acts and mass migration of the poor.
  • Parenting in the time of COVID-19
    World Health Orginization   To help parents interact constructively with their children during this time of confinement, these six one-page tips for parents cover planning one-on-one time, staying positive, creating a daily routine, avoiding bad behaviour, managing stress, and talking about COVID-19. Use them to your and your kids’ advantage, and have fun in doing so.    One-on-one time Can’t go to work? Schools closed? Worried about money? It is norm
  • SCHOLARSHIP: Roundup
    Scholarship Name 1:     Women Scientist Scheme-B (WOS-B) 2020  Description:     Department of Science & Technology (DST), New Delhi has announed this schemefor  women scientists and technologists who are taking a break in their career. This scheme aims to encourage the selected candidates to utilize their knowledge and zeal for the benefit of society. Eligibility:     Indian women scientists or technologists who have
  • Weekly Internship List
    Human Resources (HR) at Computer Software Solutions Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 3,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 7th April 2020   Mobile App Development at Computer Software Solutions Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 3,500-7,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 7th April 2020   Business Development (Sales) at Hospiton Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs 4,000-6,000 /Month Lin
  • Quiz #201
    1.     Out of Nagaland state’s 16, 579 geographical area, the total forests area is approximately: a) 52.01%         b) 52.02% c) 52.03%         d) 52.04%   2.     Which city of Rajasthan is also called as the ‘Marble city of India’? a) Kota          b) Bikaner c) Kishangrah         d) Lalgra
  • ‘Recalling the Forgotten: Education and Moral Quest’
    Dr Pfokrelo Kapesa, Assistant Professor, Dept of Political Science   Once I asked my students to write an honest opinion on Plato’s education scheme (which spanned for about fifty years). Plato’s education scheme was a process designed to train and select the right ruler which he called ‘philosopher king’. In a class of 35 students, the responses ranged from ‘it is bad because one has to study the whole life’; it is good as we will get the right leader’. The re
  • Curious Kids: Do grownups still grow?
    milatas/Shutterstock Barry Bogin, Loughborough University Do grownups still grow? – Emma, aged five, UK Some parts of grownups do not grow. Some parts do grow. And some parts seem to grow but really do not. Grownups cannot get taller. The bones of their arms, legs, chest and neck lose the ability to get longer. This is because these bones grow at their ends and these growing ends eventually join together which stops growth in height.   Curious Kids is
  • SCHOLARSHIP: Roundup
    Scholarship Name 1:     Medhavi National Scholarship Scheme 2020  Description:     Medhavi National Scholarship Scheme has opened his scholarship scheme Class 10 passed students who are in the age group of 16–40 years. Eligibility:     Indian students who have passed Class 10 or equivalent and are in the age group of 16–40 years, can apply for this scholarship scheme. Prizes & Rewards:     The selected students
  • Weekly Internship List
    Web Development at Gravity Gearr Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 2,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 31st March 2020   Marketing at Academia Study Center Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 2,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 30th March 2020   Content Writing at Samanway Foundation Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs 3,000-4,000 /Month Link –
  • C-Edge College releases second edition of CEC English Communication Skills textbook
    Dr Rev Wati Longchar with others during the release of second edition of the CEC English Communication Skills textbook in C-Edge College on March 17. (Photo Courtesy: C-Edge College)   The second edition of the CEC English Communication Skills textbook was released by Dr Rev Wati Longchar, writer and professor of Theology & Cultures in Asia and the Director in Charge of SATHRI, Serampore, in the presence of the ECS team led by Principal, Dr Chubatola Aier on March 17.
  • Quiz #200
    1.     Name the PWD from Nagaland conferred with the Samarthya Award 2020.    a) Nokmachier L Jamir     b) Chubawati Kichu c) Samarthya Naga     d) Ankara Mech   2. Name the model who won the MTV Supermodel of the Year 2020 Title. a) Drisha More          b) Priya Singh c) Masaba Gupta         d) Manila Pradhan    3. What
    Inato Aye, BBA 4th Sem    “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”                                                                                                        
  • ICFAI University Nagaland celebrated Women’s Day
    ICFAI University Nagaland celebrated Women’s Day on March 6 on the theme, “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. The programme was initiated by the MA English 4th Semester class and was chaired by Viboto Kiho. A drama was enacted by the students based on the theme, after which there was a poetry performance by Hoilem Konyak and Petevinuo Lcho on Maya Angelo’s “Still I Rise”. Messages written for inspiring women was read out followed by a panel discussion on
  • 7 day youth extravaganza of the National Tribal Youth Exchange Fest conducted
    A seven-day youth extravaganza of the National Tribal Youth Exchange Fest was conducted at Don Bosco Institute (DBI), Guwahati by the Government of India Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Regional Directorate of NSS in collaboration with DBI, Guwahati from March 2 to 8. The fest brought together 500 youths from 25 states of India. A total of 33 volunteers from Immanuel College, Dimapur and Don Bosco College, Kohima under the guidance of the Programme Officer Hrüzia Lazeo represent
  • Let Us Learn to Listen More
    Akumnaro Ozüküm, BA 6th Semester, English Hons.   An old proverb says that“Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions. To answer before listening- that is folly and shame.”  Presently, humans are living in a generation where lives are marked with docket. At a great deal we frequently hear people say “Today is a world where wise men live.” Owing to that, people do multitasking at the same time and this spontaneously af
  • Quiz #199
    1.    Name of the co-founders of the Environmentally Conscious Children’s Organisation.   a)    Jentina Yaomei Shangkhu and Kirennaro b)    Licypriya Kangujam and Jentina Yaomei Shangkhu c)    Greta Thunberg and Kirennaro d)    Licypriya Kangujam and Greta Thunberg   2.    Which is the biggest and longest river that runs near the southern boundary of Nagaland? a) Chathi R
  • Enlightened Tree
    Ariba Anar Look how it blooms on crooky branch,  Fair And white despite their grudge,  Though leaves choose to abandon,  Fair little bees play their violen.    Why not red, yellow or pink,  Isn't white for the prink,  Thundering blue should be perfect,  Says a passerby of regret.    Yet chooses her soul with firmness, Wings of Dove in the wind,  Her enlightened spirit harness,  Vow's to stay unchanged
  • Model Christian College holds send-off prog for senior students
    Model Christian College, Kohima organized a send-off programme for the senior students at the college premises on March 7.    The hosts of the event were Atoika, Chongdeining and Khriesino of BA 2nd semester, BA 4th semester, and B. Sc 4th semester respectively.    The program started with prayer by Jamkhanmoi, Assistant Professor, Department of Education followed by welcome address from Albert Arucho, Administrator and speech on behalf of the facult
  • ‘Plagiarism and Online Resources’
    A workshop on ‘Plagiarism and Online Resources’ was conducted on March 7 at Fazl Ali College, Mokokchung with Dr T Temjen, Deputy Librarian, Nagaland University as the resource person. He gave an overview on the various levels of plagiarism, the penalties of plagiarism and the precautions to be taken while writing and submitting research papers. He highlighted a number of online sources from where quality research works could be accessed. The workshop was organized by the Internal
  • Do wasps have a queen like bees do?
    A queen tree wasp. (Gail Hampshire/Wikimedia, CC BY)   Caralyn Zehnder, University of Massachusetts Amherst   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 Is there a queen wasp? - Gabriel H., age 7, Providence, Rhode Island That’s a good question, because it’s complicated. A queen bee is a female bee that is the only bee in the hi