Curious Kids: how did the months get their names?

Chris Matthew, Australian Catholic University 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. How did the months get their names? […]

Weekly Internship List

Weekly Internship List

Social Media Marketing at Swaglok Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs. 2,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/412867 Deadline – 27th April 2019 Business Development (Sales) at AlllearnLocation – Work from HomeStipend – Rs. 5,000 /MonthLink – internshala.com/i/412868Deadline – 29th April 2019 Content Writing at MilaapLocation – Imphal, KolkataStipend – Rs. 15,000 /MonthLink – internshala.com/i/412869Deadline – 22nd […]

Quiz #156

Quiz #156

1.What was the final figure of women involved in the dance declared by the Guinness World Records as the “largest traditional Konyak dance” recently? a) 4680 b) 4,687 c) 4700 d) 5000 2. An overall 83.12% voter turnout was recorded in Nagaland for the lone Lok Sabha constituency on April 11. Which election district recorded […]

‘My Dreams for the Youths’

‘My Dreams for the Youths’

Ningtoulung Gangmei, BBA 2nd Semester If we invite history for a cup of tea to converse, we learn that those folks were run by customs and practices so deep rooted that they practiced the superiorities by keeping their lives on the line. The men were warriors full of principles, dignity and a willingness to sacrifice […]

What is Event Horizon Telescope?

What is Event Horizon Telescope?

This infographic details the locations of the participating telescopes of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) and the Global mm-VLBI Array (GMVA). Their goal is to image, for the very first time, the shadow of the event horizon of the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, as well as to study the […]

6 Facts about the First Black Hole Picture

The first ever picture of a black hole picture published across six scientific papers in the journal The Astrophysical Journal Letters on April 10 is considered a remarkable achievement because it is not a computer simulation – but the real deal. Here are six facts about the picture: 1.Who took the picture? The research was […]

What Is a Black Hole?

The first ever photo a black hole, taken using a global network of telescopes, conducted by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project is shown in this handout photo released April 10, 2019. (EHT/National Science Foundation/Handout via Reuters) A black hole is a region in space where the pulling force of gravity is so strong that […]

All you need to know about NIRF 2019 ranking

All you need to know about NIRF 2019 ranking

(Source: NIRF 2019) • IIT Madras tops in overall category, IISc & JNU top contenders against IITs • Miranda House best among colleges Morung Express Feature The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has topped the overall category of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2019 released on April 8. The President of […]

NIRF Ranking 2019: NE scores big but no show for Nagaland

NIRF Ranking 2019: NE scores big but no show for Nagaland

Many educational institutions from North East featured prominently in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2019 released on April 8 by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. Institutions located in Assam lead the ranking with the premier Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati ranking 9th in the ‘Overall’ category, while taking number […]

Quiz #155

Quiz #155

1.What is the total number of voters in Nagaland according to the latest CEO figures? a) 12,0,2307 b) 19,78,502 c) 12,06,287 d) 12,13,777 2. What is the number of polling stations for 1 Nagaland Parliamentary Constituency? a) 2226 b) 2227 c) 2067 d) 2068 3. Which among the following is being introduced in the state […]

SCHOLARSHIP: Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP: Roundup

1.Category: National Level Scholarship: IIHS Urban Fellows Programme 2019 Description: Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is offering this scholarship to students willing to pursue higher education in Urban Studies at IIHS City Campus in Bengaluru. The fellowship covers a 10-month residential interdisciplinary program accommodated by fellowship benefits and exclusive exposure as provided by the […]

Education system in Nagaland as I see it

Education system in Nagaland as I see it

Ghukha Chophy, B.A. 4th Semester (Political Science Hons.) “Educate, Agitate, Organize” ~ Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Nagaland has a literacy rate of 80.11%, being 83.29% for males and 76.69% for females as per Census 2011. According to Census 2001, the literacy rate in the state was 66.59%. So, a change of 13.52% is registered. This only proves […]