Morung Learning

  • I Will Bring CHANGE
    Nourhechulie Rulho, B.A. 6th Semester, (Sociology Hons.)   India, my country or to say our country, is in the era of darkness, the darkness that has covered the beauty of our country. India is such a beautiful country, from the snows of Himalaya to the beaches of Kerala, from the deserts of Rajasthan to the mountains of Nagaland, everything is fitted so perfectly. India is known for its 'Unity in Diversity'. Yet, India is in darkness today.   India is known to h
  • SCHOLARSHIP: Roundup
    1 Category:    Merit based   Scholarship:     Rolls-Royce Unnati Scholarships for Women Engineering Students 2020   Description:     Rolls-Royce India Private Limited invites scholarship applications from girl students studying in the 1st/2nd/3rd year of engineering degree programmes. The scholarship programme is meant to support girl students in completing their engineering programmes.   Eligibility:&n
  • Curious Kids: why do people in different countries speak different languages?
      There are many ideas about why languages evolve – and all of them are likely to contain an element of truth. Shutterstock Howard Manns, Monash University and Kate Burridge, Monash University Why do different countries have different languages? – Maeôra, aged 6 Humans have long been puzzled by the existence of different languages. A long time ago, people took guesses or made up stories to explain this. You might know the tale of the Tower of Ba
  • Weekly Internship List
    Business Development (Sales) at Resto-G Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 6,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 20th February 2020   Web Development at Webingo Infotech Solutions LLP Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 4,000-6,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 21st February 2020   Electronics Engineering at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs 4,000-7,000 /Month Link
  • UPSC to Notify Civil Services 2020 Exam today
    The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will notify Civil Services Preliminary exam and Indian Forest Service Prelim Exam 2020 on February 12, reported.    Aspiring candidates will be able to apply for the exam till March 3 and the exam will be held in May 31, it said.   The application process for UPSC Civil Services exam will be facilitated through the online application portal for UPSC: ',’ it added.    &n
  • Quiz #195
    1.    How many students will be appearing the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate examination (Class XII) to be conducted by the Nagaland Board of School Education from February 13?    a) 11,599         b) 15,461  c) 17,846         d) 22,393   2.    As of December 31, 2019, how many applicants were there on live register of employment exchanges in Nag
  • Depression: On the Rise?
    Soreithing Ramror, B.A. 6th Semester, Pol Sci. Hons   In recent times, depression is one of the most common things one will find among almost all teens and youths. Relationship issues, family problems, peer pressure, bullying, tight schedule, criticism, lack of attention and love, money issues, loneliness, fear of failure and disappointment, etc. have been the cause or reason behind depression today. Irritability, anger, and agitation are often the most noticeable symptoms i
  • Curious Kids: Do astronauts get space sick?
    Representative Image: NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan (left) and Christina Koch (right) are suited up in U.S. spacesuits inside the Quest airlock for the first of five planned spacewalks that took place on Oct. 6, 2019. (Photo Courtesy: NASA)   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! Do astronauts get spa
  • Value of Voting
    Anakali V Jimo, B.A. 4th Sem, Pol Sci (Hons)   “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt   A vote is a formal expression of an individual's choice for or against some motion (for example, a proposed resolution); for or against some ballot question; or for a certain candidate, selection of candidates, or political party. Right
  • Quiz #194
    1.    What is Mongken, an initiative launched by of the Department for Development of Underdeveloped Areas (DUDA) Nagaland in partnership with TRIFED?   a) A fashion brand         b) A tea brand c) A food brand        d) A bamboo brand    2.    Khaotsaoshi Hoka is a festival of which of the following community?   a) Changs       &
  • Sick, Tired, But Still Pretend
    Imlibenla Jamir Class -10,  Fernwood School   Sick, tired, but still pretend; What’s more to the world, What’s more to it? What’s more than I’ve already seen?   Not every house’s a home,  Not all sounds are sweet. Not everybody’s as worthy As they seem to be.   First think for yourself,  For yourself, then for yourself. Look for the speck,  In your father’s eye, then yourmother’s.   Love is
  • Weekly Internship List
    Social Media Marketing at Resto-G Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 6,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 17th February 2020   Business Development (Sales) at Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 5,000-10,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 17th February 2020   Telecalling & Customer Service at Shaildhar Telecom Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs 5,000-8,000 /Mo
  • Late Thepfürüya Haralu is 1st Naga Padma Awardee
    Erroneously listed as an awardee from Andhra Pradesh on Padma Awards Dashboard   The first Naga Padma Award recipient was Late Thepfürüya Haralu (T Haralu), who was conferred the Padma Shri in 1964 in the field of ‘Civil Service.’   In a clarification to a news item published by the Morung Learning on January 29, 2020 (see. All you need to know about Padma Awards?/14 Padma awardees from Nagaland so far), the family members of Late Haralu informed that
  • 15 Padma awardees from Nagaland so far
    Image: Padma Awards recipients from Nagaland.    Morung Express News   A total of 15 personalities representing the state of Nagaland have been honoured with Padma Awards so far.  Out of this, two are Padma Bhushan, considered the third highest civilian honours of the country, while the rest - 13 are Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award.    The Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian honours of India announced a
  • All you need to know about Padma Awards
    (Image: A screenshot from Padma Awards’s portal)   Morung Express News    The Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian honours of India announced annually on the eve of Republic Day.    According to information given on dedicated Padma Awards’s portal under the Ministry of Home Affairs, the awards were instituted in the year 1954, and are announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day except for brief interruption(s) during the
  • SCHOLARSHIP: Roundup
    Scholarship Name 1:     Vice Chancellor’s Global Scholarship Postgraduate 2019  Description:     MI College of Contemporary Music, California has announced this scholarship for the currently enrolled students in the AA or BM Vocal Programs who excel in any style or genre as a vocalist at the Musicians Institute. The selected students will get financial benefits.  Eligibility:     International students who have applied
  • Weekly Internship List
    Business Development (Sales) at QuickRide Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 9,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 10th February 2020   Accounts at Emami Agrotech Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs 9,000 /Month Link –  Deadline – 10th February 2020   Graphic Design at Fabric Plus Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs 5,000 /Month Link –  Deadline –
  • Why do onions make you cry?
    Need a handkerchief? Num LP Photo/Shutterstock Minda Daughtry, North Carolina State University   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 Why do onions make you cry? – Dana L., age 12, Belmont, Massachusetts Onions are grown and used all over the world, and anyone who has cut into one knows that it can make you cry. This happens because
  • Quiz #193
    1.     Dr Sc Jamir was conferred the Padma Bhushan for “Public Affairs" in 2020; who was the first recipient of the Padma Awards from Nagaland?    a) Rani Gaidinliu       b) Rev L Kijungluba Ao   c) Mayangnokcha Ao       d) Neidonuo Angami     2.  A new monthly magazine, ‘Greenland Nagaland,’ was recently launched in the state under the aegis of:  a) Develop
  • Sowing Seeds for the Future
    Munuvolu Lohe, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Education     ‘Always do the right thing no matter what others say. It is you, not them, who have to face the consequences’. ~ Leon Brown     Human actions are determined by the ethical choices between ‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’. Individual actions depend on the choices that one make in everyday life. Making the right decision is a matter of conscience and moral obligation as a responsible citizen. Eve