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  • Where does beach sand come from?
    David R. Montgomery, University of Washington   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 curiouskidsus@theconversation.com. Where does beach sand come from? – Sly M., age 6, Cambridge, Massachusetts There’s more to beach sand than meets the eye. It has stories to tell about the land, and an epic journey to the sea. That’s because mountains end their lives as
  • QUIZ No - 244
    1. Approximately how many higher secondary schools are proposed be developed under the $68 million “Nagaland: Enhancing Classroom Teaching and Resources Project’ signed on February 23? a. 10           b. 15 c. 20             d. 44 2. As per the Ministry of Food Processing Industries’ (MOFPI) ‘One District One Product Digital GIS Map,’ how many products from
  • Religious Fundamentalism: An explorative Study of the issues related to extremism in the Northeast India
    In the past decades the world has witnessed several terror-related events. Especially after the horrific 9/11 attacks in America, 'terrorism ', 'militancy', 'religious extremism’ etc. have become a major topic of discussion as a threat to global peace. India too has witnessed the terrors of 26/11 Mumbai attack, the 2001 Parliament attack, the 2005 Ayodhya attack, to name a few. In Northeast India, where the majority population is Christian, Islamic militanc
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Digital Marketing at Brandistry Location: Kolkata Stipend: Rs. 5,000/Month Link: internshala.com/i/7354141 Deadline: 15th March 2021 2. Operations at KB Capital Markets  Location: Kolkata Stipend: Rs. 8,000-10,000/Month Link: internshala.com/i/7354142 Deadline: 15th March 2021 3. Drone Pilot (Aerospace) at DATAPKT  Location: Guwahati, Kolkata, Imphal, Kohima Stipend: Rs. 10,000/Month Link: internshala.com/i/7354144 Deadline: 12th March 2021 4. Business
  • Curious Kids: why do we see different colours when we close our eyes?
    Katrina Schmid, Queensland University of Technology Why do we see different colours when we close our eyes? — Anais, aged 7 Hi Anais, thanks for your great question! The first thing to say is that seeing colours when we close our eyes is totally normal. It doesn’t mean there’s a problem with your eyes (unless what you see changes drastically, but we’ll talk about that later). There are a few different situations that can cause you to see colours
  • The Procrastination Epidemic
    In the facade of a global pandemic, we may find ourselves speculating, “Why bother scheduling for anything anyway?" It has escalated to the withdrawal of countless professions, positions, convocations, conferences, trips, shows, festivals, anniversaries etc. Fixed deadlines have become unpredictable, and both short-term and long-term goals are presently at the mercy of something far beyond our control. Yet, this very mindset is the nub of the coronavirus procrastination. Une
  • QUIZ NO - 243
    1. According to the Nagaland Budget 2021-22, what was the estimated current year deficit of the State?  a. Rs 355.33 crore         b. Rs 365.33 crore c. Rs 2314.13 crore     d. Rs 2679.46 crore 2. Which among the following was not an announcement made by the Nagaland Chief Minister during the recent State Budget 2021-22? a. CM's Grant for Journalism b. Iconic Projects in each constituency c. CM's Scholars
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Marketing at Hexaride Technologies  Location: Kolkata Stipend: Rs 8,000-12,000/Month Link: internshala.com/i/7308253 Deadline: 7th March 2021 2. Digital Marketing at Tuted Location: Kolkata Stipend: Rs 6,000/Month Link: internshala.com/i/7308254 Deadline: 7th March 2021 3. Robotics Training at Neurapses Technologies Location: Guwahati, Howrah Stipend: Rs 10,000/Month Link: internshala.com/i/7308255 Deadline: 3rd March 2021 4. Biotechnology/Bioscience Engine
  • When dogs bark, are they using words to communicate?
    Clive Wynne, Arizona 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 CuriousKidsUS@theconversation.com. When dogs bark, do they have words? – Sarah W., age 9, Clinton, New York Does your dog bark a lot? Or is he one of those quiet pooches who barks only when things get really exciting? Most dogs bark at least a little. Dog barks are not words. But although
  • Modernity: Boon or Curse?
    The world isn't slowing down since the beginning of time. In this fast changing world, almost every change is considered and accepted as the nature and character of modernity. It will sometimes be good to retrospect and realize that not every change is positive. The journey of society shows how modernity came forth and brought consequences. Consistent with Marx, there has been a discontinuity of the old traditional order and embracing of the new order. Human society may be a develo
  • QUIZ No - 242
    1. According to recent data given by the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, out of over 1.14 crore inter-state migrant workers returning to their home-states in India, how many were from Nagaland?  a. 10000         b. 11,750  c. 13,594         d. 14,800 2. Who is the author of the book ‘The Last Light of Glory Days: Stories from Nagaland’? a. Avinuo Kire     &nb
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Digital Marketing at Sigler Digital  Location: Kolkata Stipend: Rs. 8,000/Month Link: internshala.com/i/7224579 Deadline: 28th February 2021 2. Human Resources (HR) at Areca Location: Guwahati Stipend: Rs. 5,000/Month Link: internshala.com/i/7224581 Deadline: 26th February 2021 3. Marketing at Mini Clubhouse Location: Guwahati, Shillong Stipend: Rs. 2,000/Month Link: internshala.com/i/7224582 Deadline: 26th February 2021
  • All you need to know about Noklak District
    Morung Express Feature Noklak District was officially inaugurated by the Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on January 20 as the 12th district of Nagaland, three years after it was created on December 21, 2017.  ‘Created on December 21, 2017 and Re-notified on July30, 2020,’ read the foundation stone unveiled by Rio on the occasion, somewhat reflecting how things unfold in Nagaland.  At the inaugural ceremony held at Public ground Noklak Hq coinciding with the Kh
  • Participate & win: Quiz #241
    1. According of an official statement, how many people were employed by Startup companies in Nagaland in 2020? a.  9            b. 12 c. 22            d. 32 2. How much amount the 15th Finance Commission recommended as Post Devolution Revenue Deficit for Nagaland for the period 2021-26?  a. Rs 18,475 crore        b. Rs 21,249 crore  c. Rs 22,
  • Weekly Internship List: 09 February 2021
    1. Bioinformatics at BayesLabs Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 2,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/7168137 Deadline – 22nd February 2021   2. Brand Management (Communications) at Leadengine Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 10,000-20,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/7168138 Deadline – 22nd February 2021 3. Telecalling at Tarah Technologies Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 10,000 /Mont
  • The Rise of Fake Feminism
    Lamneiphal Khongsai, BA 5th semester, Department of English Feminism has always been and will always be my favourite topic to discuss. It is a dynamic movement and a driver of social change.  Growing up in a patriarchal society which is extremely orthodox at the same time, the feminist ideology has been very empowering and liberating for me. Just seeing the older generation and comparing it to the present one makes me grateful to lead a life, make decisions and work towards
  • Curious Kids: how do scabs form?
    Christina Parker, Queensland University of Technology; Helen Edwards, Queensland University of Technology, and Kathleen Finlayson, Queensland University of Technology   If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au. I would like to know how wounds heal. – Simon, age 7. Thank you for this excellent question, Simon. To explain how the body heals a break in the skin, I first need to explain a b
  • The Dzukou Valley Forest Fire
    We’ve made it through another year, but of course a year of many challenges, illness, environmental switches untimely deaths and economical crisis. We as global citizens hope and pray for a miracle this year and hopefully receive it through the COVID vaccines being researched and studied. Although this year shows many promises and possibilities for great achievements and healing, Nagaland starts our new year with a major disaster, the Dzukou Valley forest fire. The people at the
  • QUIZ No - 240
    1. On the first day of the National Immunisation Day (NID) 2021 on January 30, how many children were immunized in Nagaland? a. 1,22,492       b. 1,22,493 c. 1,22,494         d. 1,22,495    2. Where was Nagaland’s 6th Mushroom Spawn Production Laboratory installed by the Horticulture Department on January 28? a. Tuensang       b. Kiphire c. Mon     
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Accounting at Group Futurista Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 6,000-10,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/7167898 Deadline – 15th February 2021   2. Talent Acquisition at Indus OS Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 15,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/7167899 Deadline – 15th February 2021  3. Google AdWords/PPC Management at Cog Digital Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs 6,000-8,00