Friday, May 29, 2020
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Six nature facts related to coronavirus

Did you know that around 60 per cent of all infectious diseases in humans are zoonotic, as are 75 per cent of all emerging infectious diseases; in other words they come to us via animals. Zoonoses that emerged or re-emerged recently ar...

19 Apr 2020

Google India launches learning platform on YouTube

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Google India on Tuesday launched ‘YouTube Learning Destination’ to help student, teachers and parents find useful and high-quality learning content created by education-focused creators on YouTube. It featu...

16 Apr 2020

Coaching centres in Delhi go online amid lockdown

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS): With the war against coronavirus getting prolonged and strict social distancing rules in force, coaching centres in the national capital have switched to virtual teaching to ensure that students, whose competitive exams a...

15 Apr 2020

Entrance exams update

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, April 5 (EMN): The National Testing Agency has extended the dates of submitting online application forms for various examinations. The last date of online application for National Council For Hotel Management (NCHM) JEE 2...

05 Apr 2020

While at home, combine knowledge with entertainment

Rakhesh Godhwani Dimapur, April 5 (EMN): In the 17th century, during the Great Plague of London, Sir Issac Newton, forced to practice social distancing, left his room at Trinity College, Cambridge and spent a year at home. During this time,...

05 Apr 2020

Education can’t wait: Tips for parents during the coronavirus crisis

Jamie Weiss-Yagoda Dimapur, April 5 (EMN): Education is critical in emergency situations. It’s one of the first things parents ask for, but it accounts for less than 3% of all humanitarian aid. As the International Rescue Committee’s(IRC) senior ...

05 Apr 2020

Have you booked your quarantine adventure yet

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, April 5 (EMN): Amid the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, people across the globe are seeking ways to keep themselves entertained while staying at home. Authors, teachers and bibliophiles have asked children and y...

05 Apr 2020

NEET and JEE (Main) exams postponed

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 29 (EMN): The National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the ensuing NEET (UG) and JEE (Main) examinations, “in view of the hardships faced by the parents and the students due to Covid-19 epidemic.” Acc...

29 Mar 2020

Managing children with developmental disabilities during Covid-19

Ravi Prakash Singh Dimapur, March 29 (EMN): With the increasing number of coronavirus cases across the country, a majority of the state governments have closed down their schools to prevent the spread of Covid-19. As a result, school going children a...

29 Mar 2020

The magic of teaching science labs isn’t lost online

Esther Ngumbi, Brain Lovett Dimapur, March 29 (EMN): To help flatten the curve of Covid-19 cases, universities across the nation have closed, and many professors are scrambling to transition to teaching online. This sudden shift is easier for some, e...

29 Mar 2020

A guide to making informed decisions after matriculation

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, March 29 (EMN): The spread of the novel coronavirus across the globe is having a massive impact on schools and colleges across the country. Nagaland is no different with classes and examinations both being suspended and p...

29 Mar 2020

Nagaland University undergraduate, semester exams postponed

Our Correspondent Kohima, March 23 (EMN): The forthcoming undergraduate end semester examination scheduled to commence from April 2 has been postponed till further notice by the Nagaland University (NU) on Monday. In addition, all offices of the NU w...

23 Mar 2020

SSC postpones key recruitment exams

Dimapur, March 22 (EMN): The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Thursday postponed its key recruitment examinations as a preventive measure to check the spread of novel coronavirus. “As a precautionary measure, in view of the emergent situatio...

22 Mar 2020

Step by step guide to clear competitive exams

Akhand Swaroop PanditDimapur, March 22 (EMN): The initial move towards your groundwork for any competitive exam is to comprehend the pre-requirements of the exam. You should also be well rehearsed with the syllabus (you get that easily on the Interne...

22 Mar 2020

What you need to know about Down Syndrome

Ravi Prakash Singh Dimapur, March 22(EMN): The United Nations General Assembly declared March 21 as World Down Syndrome Day from the year 2012. Under Down Syndrome, 21st pair of chromosome of the human body become trisomy i.e. instead of two chromoso...

22 Mar 2020

Six educational platforms supporting learning amid Covid-19 closure

Coronavirus pandemic leads to a surge in online learning Dimapur, March 22 (EMN): The global coronavirus pandemic is reaching the point where schools and colleges around the country and the world are preparing for (or implementing) closures to try an...

22 Mar 2020

An educator’s guide on how to make use of the holidays more resourceful

Our CorrespondentKohima, March 22 (EMN): The outbreak of Covid-19 has brought the world to a halt with schools and offices being closed down for precautionary measures. Eastern Mirror took the opinions of various educators on how students can make us...

22 Mar 2020

Social Work: A professional career and opportunities

Dominic Leo Thaikho, PhD Dimapur, March 20 (EMN): The massive transformation in technology in the 21st century has revolutionised educational scenario and job markets even in the frontier regions like Northeast India. There is shrinking of jobs and a...

20 Mar 2020

Upcoming entrance exams after 10 + 2

Ranjan K Baruah Dimapur, March 20(EMN):  One of the challenging periods in our academic life is after appearing class 12 finals, as we need to appear for different entrance examinations for admissions into different courses or institutes. Most o...

20 Mar 2020

NSS: A catalyst for change

Ng Mary Saza Dimapur, March 20 (EMN): “We want change but we are not ready to change ourselves for it”. This may sound cliché, because, many a times, we preach about it and hear others do the same, but we all are guilty of not making it happen. ...

20 Mar 2020

Career in special education: High demand, fewer takers

Our Correspondent Kohima, March 15 (EMN): An inclusive, empowered and a barrier-free society for every individual is necessary, and proper education should be accessible to all. Ravi Prakash Singh, a lecturer in special education at the National Inst...

15 Mar 2020

The digital leap from Blackboard to Smart boards

Our Correspondent Kohima, March 15 (EMN): Digital smart boards for classrooms were recently launched in government-aided colleges including technical institutions in Nagaland to enhance the interactive teaching-learning experience. Although new techn...

15 Mar 2020

JEE (Main) application deadline extended

Dimapur, March 8 (EMN): National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the last date for submission of online application form for Joint Entrance Examination (Main) to March 12 (up to 5 pm) on its website (

08 Mar 2020

Registration for JNU entrance exam begins

Dimapur, March 8 (EMN): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) entrance examination for admissions to various programmes — Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees as well as diploma courses – for the academic year 2020-21 has been an...

08 Mar 2020

Career talk important for children

Our Correspondent Kohima, Mar. 1 (EMN): When did you first start thinking about what you wanted to do with your life? We put off making career decisions or even thinking much about our careers for too long. Often we do not think about what we really ...

01 Mar 2020
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