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List of Hottest and Coldest Planets in the Solar System

17 hrs ago
Check below the list of Hottest and Coldest Planet in the Solar System which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways, etc.

Indian Geography Study Material for Competitive Exams

1 day ago
Here, we have compiled a Comprehensive Study material on Indian Geography including major sections like Physical Features, Climate, Soil & Vegetation, Drainage System, Economic Geography, Human Geography among others.     

Administrative divisions of India: States and Union Territories

Oct 22, 2021
India is a union of States. It is a Sovereign, Secular, Democratic Republic with a Parliamentary system of Government. There are 28 states and 8 Union territories in the country.  

Explained: Difference between Great Britain and the United Kingdom

Oct 20, 2021
Great Britain and the United Kingdom names are often used interchangeably but they are not synonymous. Read more to know the difference between Great Britain and the United Kingdom.

Which is the newest country in the world?

Oct 7, 2021
New countries do not form everyday and the world bleeds whenever a new territory is carved. In order to become a country, a territory needs international recognition. Know about the newest such country below. 

Top 6 Oldest Rivers of the World: Complete List

Oct 6, 2021
The world civilizations would not have been possible without the rivers flowing through the huge landmasses. These are the constant source of fresh water in the areas of no rainfall and are essential for agriculture as well. Take a look at the oldest rivers of the world below. 

Blue Flag Certification: Two more Indian beaches awarded the Blue Flag Tag- Check Complete details here

Sep 22, 2021
Blue Flag Certification: Two more Indian beaches namely Kovalam and Eden have been awarded the Blue Flag Tag recently. Know what a blue flag tag is and what does it mean for India here. The inclusion of these two beaches makes India's count to 10 beaches with a Blue Flag tag this year.  

Which States of India share boundaries with Nepal?

Sep 22, 2021
India shares borders with China, Nepal, Burma (Myanmar), Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Bhutan. It is the seventh-largest country in the world by area. In this article, we will see in detail the states of India that share boundaries with Nepal.

Explained: Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) - Construction and Completion of longest sea bridge of India

Sep 15, 2021
The Mumbai Trans Harbour Link is going to be one of the longest sea bridges in India once constructed. It is being conceived as an economic gateway for Navi Mumbai. Take a look at the construction and completion details of the project here

10 deadliest Tsunamis in the history of the world

Sep 10, 2021
Tsunami is no pleasant name or happening. It has killed many people and damaged many places in the history. The waves that swallow are most feared and have the potential to change the course of history. Take a look at the deadliest tsunamis of the world  below. 

List of places on Earth where the Sun never sets- Strange Facts

Sep 6, 2021
There are many strange places on the planet Earth with strangest of happenings. Jagran Josh brings you such different places in this article which covers cities and countries of no sunsets. Take a look at the pictures along with each place below.  

List of largest glaciers of the world

Sep 2, 2021
Glaciers are the biggest source of Freshwater on the Earth. Many of these have formed in the previous Ice Age that prevailed on the planet. Glacial basins cover almost 26% of the Earth's land surface outside of Greenland and Antarctica. Take a look at the list of glaciers below

List of Waterfalls in India

Sep 1, 2021
In the article below find the information about the height, location and special features of all the waterfalls situated in India. The article below would be helpful for all the candidates appearing in various exams like UPSC, SSC, NDA etc. 

What is the difference between Shale oil and Crude oil?

Aug 19, 2021
As conventional and unconventional reserves are depleting, demand for energy supply is rising. Here we will see the difference between Shale oil and Crude oil.

List of Ramsar Sites in India

Aug 18, 2021
Any wetland site which is listed under the Ramsar Convention is called as a Ramsar site. There are a total of 46 Ramsar Sites now in India with the addition of 4 new ones recently. Read the article to know more about it.  
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