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  • Curious Kids: why do we have eyebrows?
    Christian Moro, Bond University and Charlotte Phelps, Bond University   Mummy, why do we have eyebrows? — Alexander, age 3, Brisbane. What a great, eyebrow-raising question, Alexander! Eyebrows come in a range of shapes, sizes and colours. They help make our faces unique. But there’s more to eyebrows than meets the eye. Eyebrows help us express our feelings Our eyebrows say a lot about how we are feeling. We scrunch our eyebrows when angry, an
  • Entrepreneurship in Nagaland: Scenario, Challenges, Reforms
    It is true that the Nagaland we see today is not the same around 70 years back, but it is also not quite as expected as it has to be. The state has been struggling with economic growth and multiple factors are at play. Based on the general perception by people, a state’s growth is mainly viewed in correlation with healthcare facilities available, the educational system, the transport system, growth of business enterprises, and so on. But who is responsible for the economic dev
  • QUIZ No 253
    1.    A Mithun Bull Mother Farm of the Nagaland Livestock Development Board was recently inaugurated on May 1 by the Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio  in:   a. Dzüleke         b. Puliebadze c. Medziphema  d. Tening 2.    Who is the new president of the Naga Students’ Federation?  a. Atokiho Sümi      b. Süpuni Ng Philo c. Benjong Longchar  
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Operations at YoloFlair Location – Work From Home Stipend – ` 15,000/Month Link – Deadline – 13th May 2021 2. Data Collection & Research at TopHawks Solutions Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 10,000/Month Link – Deadline – 16th May 2021 3. Business Development (Sales) at Highway Delite Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 10,000/Month Link – internshala.
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Training Partner Engagement at BetterPlace Location – Work From Home Stipend – ` 20,000/Month Link – Deadline – 10th May 2021   2. Biotechnology/Bioscience Engineering at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend –` 4,000-7,000/Month Link – Deadline – 29th May 2021   3. Business Development (Sales) at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati
  • Mulk Raj Anand: The Voice of Underdog
    When we look back at Indian history; unfortunately, there is always a story of exploitation. The dominant class people operate the society for their own benefit. They never gave an opportunity to the underprivileged section of society. Their culture, customs and traditions were all based on the ideology of the powerful people. And they forcefully imposed all the norms of society to the lowest strata of the social order and made them believe in their ideology. It has been said that lite
  • QUIZ No 252
    1. Who is the Chairman of the State Level Coordination Committee (SLCC) on 7th Economic Census in Nagaland? a.    Chief Minister b.    Chief Secretary c.    Director, Economics & Statistics d.    Labour Commissioner 2. As per data given by the Nagaland’s National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) on the eve of World Malaria Day 2021 (April 25), Malaria positive cases in the state have declined fr
  • Curious Kids: What do blind people experience in their dreams?
    Kevin Duffy, Dalhousie University   Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. Have a question you’d like an expert to answer? Send it to What do blind people experience in their dreams? — James Humans are extremely visual. Nearly half of our brain is devoted to processing visual information. Most of the brain networks responsible for providing vision are established early in life. This means that fr
  • The blame game dance
    “When you think everything is someone else’s fault, you will suffer a lot.” - Dalai Lama Democracy demands free thinking individuals who are capable of understanding the common good and act upon it. Any civilization that supposedly upholds democracy but fails to produce such individuals ultimately degrades itself. Evidently the world is seeing a shortage of such persons.  It’s a common sight to see people blame the government for their woes, but, how
  • QUIZ No 251
    1. How many types of stones were used in the construction of recently inaugurated Geo Park at the Nagaland’s Directorate of Geology and Mining (DGM), Dimapur?  a. 9             b. 10 c. 11             d. 12 2. When did the Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition Act, 1989 came into force in Nagaland?  a. April, 1989         b. April, 199
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Content Writing at KOMPANIONS Location – Work From Home Stipend – `  5,000/Month Link – Deadline – 3rd May 2021 2. UI/UX Design at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 7,000/Month Link – Deadline – 26th April 2021 3. Marketing at Primary Healthtech Location – Guwahati Stipend – `  3,500/Month Link – De
  • How many states and provinces are in the world?
    Vasabjit Banerjee, Mississippi 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 How many states, or provinces or other divisions, are there in the world? – Noé, 8, Minneapolis The exact answer is hard to come by – for now. Your question has actually sparked scholars to start talking about compiling an official, a
  • Scholarship Roundup
    Scholarship Name: Dr Abdul Kalam Scholarship for Medical/Engineering Aspirants Description: Buddy4Study India Foundation invites scholarship applications from students appearing for medical/engineering entrance exams. The scholarship programme is meant to support the higher education of meritorious students who need financial support. Eligibility: The scholarship is open for stude
  • The development of minority rights in the light of International Law
    International law by definition is the system of law whose primary function is to regulate the relations of states with one another. International law has been advancing in its scope and approach. Lawyer Victoria first recognised that ‘the new law between states which are springing up are not confined to Europe or Christendom but belongs to the entire world’, has been a guiding light for inclusivity. Likewise, Lawyer Gentilis, the first writer to ‘disentangle internat
  • QUIZ 250
    1. ‘Padhna Likhna Abhiyan,’ an adult education scheme under the Union Ministry of School Education was launched in Nagaland on April 8. Which of the following districts is not included in the initial stage of the scheme?  a. Mokokchung         b. Tuensang  c. Mon             d. Kiphire  2. Who among the following was conferred the ‘best postman’ during the &l
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Digital Marketing at Digital ROI Location – Work From Home Stipend – `  10,000/Month Link – Deadline – 26th April 2021   2. Operations at TBL Education Location – Guwahati Stipend –`  6,000-10,000/Month Link – Deadline – 22nd April 2021 3. Business Development (Sales) at Urban Company Location – Guwahati Stipend – `  8,000-10,000/Month Lin
  • Curious Kids: why are some kids left-handed and others are right-handed?
    Matthew Barton, Griffith University and Michael Todorovic, Griffith University Why are some kids left-handed and others are right-handed? — Sofia, aged 8 Hi Sofia, thanks for your great question! For a lot of human history, lefties have been seen as a little odd, and unfortunately some have even been treated very badly. For example, the word “sinister” comes from the Latin for “left” or “left hand”. Luckily, some cultures have b
  • Share The Meal - Let us be the Messengers of ‘Justice’
    “Make us worthy, Lord, to serve those throughout the world who live and die in poverty or hunger. Give them, through our hands, this day their daily bread; and by our understanding love, give peace and joy.” Amen ! - Mother Teresa of Calcutta Hunger is a term that has been defined differently by different people due to its physiological as well as its socio economic aspects. In most cases, the term hunger has been defined in relation to food insecurity. However, accordin
  • QUIZ No - 249
    1. How many students have been enrolled for the 2021 HSSLC Examination conducted by the Nagaland Board of School Education?     a. 13,194         b. 16,835 c. 17,343         d. 23,612 2. H Chuba Chang, who was recently declared the winner of the bye-election to 51 Noksen Assembly Constituency unopposed, belongs to which party? a. NDPP             b. NP
  • Weekly Internship List
    1. Game Development at Toppr Location – Work From Home Stipend – ` 10,000/Month Link – Deadline – 15th April 2021   2. Auditing at Gagro Biotech Location – Guwahati Stipend – ` 8,000/Month Link – Deadline – 16th April 2021 3. Graphic Design at RBD Print O Pack Location – Guwahati Stipend – `10,000-15,000/Month Link – Deadlin