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Do you know the reason behind the fish rain?

Mar 13, 2020
There are several mysteries in the world that are difficult to believe. One of such is the fish rain. How does it happen? Is it possible? Due to which process the fish suddenly falls from the sky that too with rain? Let us study through this article.

Schedule Tribes in India

Oct 9, 2019
 As per 1951 census, 5.6% of the total population of the country was tribal. According to Census-2011, the number of scheduled tribes in India is 10, 42, 81,034. It is 8.6% of the total population of India. A total of 9, 38, 19,162 people belonging to scheduled tribes reside in rural areas whereas 1, 04, 61,872 people in urban areas.  The scheduled tribes are 11.3% of the total population of rural areas and 2.8% of urban areas. There are about 550 tribes in India.

Water Management

Sep 7, 2019
Water management is referred to the planning, developing, distributing and optimum use of water resources under defined water polices and regulations.  The water cycle, through evaporation and precipitation, maintains hydrological systems which form rivers and lakes and support in a variety of aquatic ecosystems. Wetlands are intermediate forms between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and contain species of plants and animals that are highly moisture dependent.

5 Best Books on Wildlife

Aug 21, 2019
Wildlife is animals live in the natural habitat without the interference of humans. It focuses on the animals that live in the wild. There are various books on wildlife. Some popular books on wildlife are mentioned in the article. Let us have a Look!

History and date of formation of Indian states since 1947

Aug 6, 2019
After the bifurcation of the J&K into two separate Union Territories; the number of states in India changed to 28 states while the number of Union Territories became 9 which were 7 earlier the bifurcation. In this article we have explained the evolution of the all the Indian states on year by year basis.

Which Indian states share boundaries with China?

Jul 19, 2019
As we know that India share boundaries with 7 countries that is there are 7 neighbouring countries of India. From east to west countries are Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, China, Afghanistan (only official claim, not on actual grounds) and Pakistan. Out of these 7 countries let us study about those Indian states that share boundaries with China.

Which States of India share boundaries with Pakistan?

Jul 10, 2019
As we know that before partition in 1947, India and Pakistan were one nation but after the partition India was divided in to two countries namely Dominion of Pakistan and Union of India. Let us find out Indian states which share borders with Pakistan.

Which States of India share boundaries with Bangladesh?

Jul 8, 2019
India has 15,106.7 km of land border and a coastline of 7,516.6 Km including island territories. In total, India shares land borders with 6 sovereign countries and Bangladesh is one of those. Let us find out Indian states which share borders with Bangladesh.

What is Cyclone Vayu and how it is formed?

Jun 12, 2019
As we know that cyclone Vayu will soon hit Gujarat at a gust speed of 135kmph. According to the Indian Meteorological Department the thunderstorm and lightning will accompanied with the gusty wind in the coastal region of Gujarat. It may cause landfall over the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat as a severe cyclonic storm. Do you know what is tropical cyclone Vayu, how it is formed. Let us find out.

“Anthropocene” a new chapter in the Earth’s geological history

May 27, 2019
Human activity has fundamentally changed our planet. Rising global temperatures, sea levels, depleting ozone layer and acidifying oceans are the result of human activity. Scientist’s team have voted to declare “Anthropocene" as a new chapter in the Earth's geological history. They believe that we are living in a new chapter in Earth's story and entered in a new era. Let us read more about Anthropocene, why it matters and what is golden spike.

Arsenic-breathing microbes discovered in Pacific Ocean

May 6, 2019
The scientist of the University of Washington discovered arsenic-breathing organisms in the Pacific Ocean on the basis of the sample taken from the low-oxygen parts of the Pacific Ocean or we can say sample were taken from the surface where oxygen is almost absent. In this article, we have explained the concept of arsenic respiration and discussed the basis of the recent discovery of the Arsenic-breathing microbes in the Pacific Ocean.

Soil Colloids- Types, Properties and Importance

May 3, 2019
Soil colloids are the most active constituent of the soil and it determine the physical and chemical properties of the soil. They are important because their surfaces attract soil nutrients dissolved in soil, water as positively charged mineral ions, or cations. In this article, we have explained the concept, types, properties and importance of soil colloids.

What is Climate Change and How does it affect us?

May 3, 2019
The Climate Change is a phenomenon that affects the regional and global climate. The primary factor that causes the climate change is the burning of fossil fuel, which emits carbon dioxide and other greenhouse into the air. In this article, we have discussed about the concept, causes and affects of the climate change.

What is Cyclone Fani and how Fani got its name?

May 3, 2019
The Cyclonic storm Fani is expected to hit the coast of Odisha on 3 May, 2019 and can make a severe landfall. IMD has issued cyclone alert for Odisha, West Bengal and some parts of Andhra Pradesh. Do you know it is the most severe cyclonic storm in nearly two decades over the east coast. The speed of the wind may be 170- to 180 km per hour and may cause heavy rainfall in the coastal districts. Let us see more about Cyclone Fani and how Fani got its name through this article.    

Top 10 Fastest Fish in the World

Apr 30, 2019
Fishes are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lacked by the limbs with digits. They are cold-blooded except one species of fish i.e. Opah is a warm-blooded. They are cold-blooded except one species of fish, i.e. Opah is a warm-blooded. In this article, we are giving top 10 list of the fastest fish in the world in term of swimming speed along with their scientific name and inhabited region.

Earth's Life Support Systems and Nitrogen Crisis

Apr 30, 2019
Nitrogen plays important role in the biological and physical processes. By volume, the earth's atmosphere contains 78.09% nitrogen, 20.95% oxygen, 0.93% argon, 0.04% carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases. In this article, we have explained how nitrogen is important for the Earth’s life-support systems.

List of Famous Local Winds of the World

Apr 29, 2019
The Local Winds are basically originated due to Convection from daytime heating; Unequal heating and cooling of the surface; and Gravity, including downdrafts. Here, we are giving the list of Important Local Winds of the World that will not only enhance the general knowledge of aspirants of different examinations but also to the general readers.

What causes a Heat Wave?

Apr 29, 2019
The 21st century witnesses the abnormal increase of atmospheric temperature due to the overexploitation of the environment through deforestation, high consumption of fossil fuel etc. The heat wave has great potential and more dangerous as compare to other natural phenomenon like hurricanes, lightning, and tornadoes. In this article, we are given a short note on the concept, definition, causes and impact of heat waves.

Plastic Waste- Types and Impact

Apr 29, 2019
Plastic is a polymeric material whose molecules are very large, often resembling long chains made up of a seemingly endless series of interconnected links. The researchers estimated that more that 300 million tons of plastics are produced every year and 50% are used for single purposes. In this article, we are giving a short on the plastic waste, its types and impact on the environment.

What is Heliocentric Orbit?

Apr 26, 2019
The Sun is considered as the centre of the solar system and all the planets revolve around the sun. The celestial bodies of the Solar system are revolving around the sun in a definite path which is either elliptical or circular. In this article, we have explained the concept of heliocentric orbit, the concept of the heliocentric system, centric classification and artificial objects in the heliocentric orbit which will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

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