Quiz #20

Quiz #20

1. The International Tiger Day is observed on which date? [A] July 28                [B] July 29 [C] July 30                [D] July 26     2. Which committee will be constituted by Union Government for timely implementation of Central Schemes? [A] Parishad […]

Got a Friend?

Got a Friend?

Try to think of someone who has always been there for you when you were alone,who makes fun of you but also supports you and cares for you the most when no one does,who argues with you but always helps you during the most difficult times,who tries to correct you when you are wrong,and who […]

My Thoughts and Woes on Education in Nagaland

My Thoughts and Woes on Education in Nagaland

The Right to Education Act (RTE), is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted in 2009, which describes the modalities of the importance of free and compulsory education for children between the ages of 6 and 14 in India under Article 21A of the Indian Constitution. However, do children have access to quality education? […]

Quiz #19

Quiz #19

1. What department was recently segregated from the Ministry of Communications and made a ministry? a) Ministry of Law and Information Technology b) Department of Electronics and Information Technology c) Department of Telecommunications d) Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity     2. With facilities like potable drinking water, mobile charging points and bio-toilets among […]

Know your District: Longleng

Know your District: Longleng

The mighty Dikhu River (Fingerprints photo)   Location Referred as the “land of clouds,” and located in the north eastern part of Nagaland, Longleng district is home to the Phom Naga tribe. Longleng District lies between 94°E – 95°E longitude and 26°N – 27°N latitude of the equator. The district is mountainous with an area […]

Voice of the people

Voice of the people

Should food habits be an individual choice or should it be controlled by the government?   I don’t think it is necessary for the government to interfere in food habits or rather to control or ban an individual’s food choice. But we must respect our own food habits and choices… and also love and respect […]

Quiz #18

Quiz #18

1. Which state has become the first Indian state to set up ‘Happiness Department’? [A] Himachal Pradesh                    [B] Sikkim [C] Madhya Pradesh                      [D] Tripura     2. Who was appointed the new CEO of National Intelligence […]

NET: A Faulty Touchstone

NET: A Faulty Touchstone

Education in India is considered to have a certain quality, thus prompting many international students, mainly from the South Asian countries, to migrate and enroll in academic institutions here. India has 47 central universities, 350 state universities, 123 deemed universities, 241 private universities, and thousands of colleges. To ensure maintenance of quality among the teaching […]

Voice of the people

Voice of the people

Is Social Media creating plagiarism in Nagaland?   Yes social media, being viral, is indeed creating plagiarism in Nagaland. During the recent storm incident in Mokokchung, many of the local dailies made use of some photos which went viral in WhatsApp and Facebook. These photos were posted by the local people but the media made […]

Quiz #17

Quiz #17

1. According to the Baseline Survey results of the Sample Registration System (SRS) 2014 released recently by the Registrar General of India (RGI), which category of India’s population topped tobacco and alcohol intake? A. Schedule Caste                              B. General C. Other Backward […]

Teachers: The Builders of a Nation

Teachers: The Builders of a Nation

I have been inthe teaching profession for the last 16 years. Having taught students in both school and college level, I’ve learnt that teachers, whether in remote areas or in cities, teaching in primary or university level,are not merely teachers, but leaders as important as any political, business, or religious leaders. They too have contributed […]

Quiz #16

Quiz #16

1. India’s indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas which was recently inducted into the Armed Forces was developed by: A. Ordnance Factories Board (OFB) B. Hindustan Aeronautical Ltd & Aeronautical Developmental Agency C. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) D. Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)     2. The National Doctors’ Day is celebrated on which […]

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