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Important Geographical Facts of Australia

Apr 6, 2018
Australia is the smallest continent and the largest island of the world. Hence, it is also called 'Island continent'. It comprises of mainland Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, New Britain, and small neighbouring islands (such as Misool and Waigeo, just to the northeast of the Maluku Islands at the edge of its continental shelf). In this article, we are giving important geographical facts about Australia continent, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know the difference between Estuary and Delta

Apr 5, 2018
The rivers originate from the mountains and flow from the plain to rift valley when it drains its water into the sea or any other watercourse either they form estuary or delta. The old civilizations were formed along river valleys and deltas due to its fertility. Many important port towns are located on the estuaries and they make excellent harbours and fisheries. In this article, we are giving a brief note which will be helpful for understanding the differences between difference between Estuary and Delta.

Aquatic Biomes of the World

Apr 4, 2018
Aquatic Biome is a major biotic community of maritime characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the dominating climate. It is biggest biome in the world because it covers around 70% of the earth. In this article, we are giving detailed information about the aquatic biomes of the world, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Terrestrial Biomes of the World

Apr 3, 2018
The complex bio-community formed by the adjustment of climate, soil etc. of a particular region is called biome. Forest Biome, Savanna Biome, Grassland Biome, Desert Biome and Tundra Biome are five terrestrial biomes of the world which are divided on the basis of availability of soil-water and temperature. In this article, we are giving detailed information about the terrestrial biomes of the world, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts about Africa

Apr 3, 2018
Africa is the most interesting and diverse continent on the earth. It is the land of an incredible variety of people, animals and climates. It is the second largest continent, after Asia as well as the only continent to extend from the northern temperate zone to the southern temperate zone. In this article, we are giving important geographical facts about African continent, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Disasters management in India: Complete Summary

Mar 29, 2018
Disaster Management'" refers to the management and response of disaster or natural calamities like floods, droughts, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides. India has been traditionally vulnerable to the natural disasters on the account of its unique Geo-climatic conditions. In this article, we are giving a complete summary on Disasters management in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of local names of shifting cultivation around the world

Mar 28, 2018
The Shifting cultivation is a form of agricultural practice or a cultivation system in which an area of ground is cleared of vegetation and cultivated for a few years and then abandoned for a new area until its fertility has been naturally restored. In this article, we are giving the list of local names of shifting cultivation around the world which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Transport and Communication System in India: Complete Summary

Mar 27, 2018
The transport system in India includes Rail transport, Road transport, Air transport, water transport and portal connectivity. India has one of the largest road networks in the world, largest railway system in Asia and second largest in the world. In this article, we are giving a complete summary of the Transport and Communication System in India that will helps the aspirants in the preparations of examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA, Railways etc.

List of International Sea Routes for Navigation

Mar 23, 2018
Waterways are the most suitable and cheapest for the international trade. International trade is carried out through ports and harbours which are connected with hinterlands through railways, roads or inland waterways. In this article, we are giving the list of International Sea Routes for Navigation which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Regional Distribution of Tribes in India

Mar 23, 2018
India is the home to a large number of indigenous people, who are still untouched by the lifestyle of the modern world. There are 461 tribes in India out of which 424 are considered as the Schedule Tribes. In this article, we are giving the names of tribal groups in India and their regional distribution that will helps the aspirants in the preparations of examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA, Railways etc.

List of Mineral Belts in India

Mar 22, 2018
Minerals are formed over a period of millions of years in the earth’s crust. They are derived from rocks, which form the earth’s crust. In this article, we are giving the list of Mineral belts in India with their region and types of mineral found in the particular belts that will helps the aspirants in the preparations of examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA, Railways etc.

Interesting Geographical facts about Asia

Mar 20, 2018
Asia is the largest continent and occupies about 30% of the total area of the Earth. It has extremely diverse geographic features as well as climates. Climates range from arctic and subarctic in Siberia to tropical in southern India and Southeast Asia. In this article, we are given important geographical facts about Asia, which are very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important International Water treaties of India

Mar 19, 2018
The International Water Treaty sets out a mechanism for cooperation and information exchange between the one or more countries regarding their use of river water under the arbitration of Neutral Expert. In this article, we are giving the list of important International Water treaties of India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know about the world’s oldest functional dam

Mar 19, 2018
Early dams were built to form reservoirs or tanks for extensive irrigation works. It is one of the engineering wonders of the ancient world. In this article, we are giving some factual information about the world’s oldest functional dam with their date of construction, who constructed it and the location which will help the aspirants to enhance their general knowledge for Competitive Exam (like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.), Bank Exam and Entrance Exam".

How does monsoon impact on the Indian Economy?

Mar 15, 2018
The Indian agriculture is considered a gamble against monsoon because agricultural activities over almost all parts of India are very much dependent upon the monsoon rainfall. In fact, monsoon is the axis around which the India economy revolves. Hence, monsoon plays very important role in shaping Indian Economy. In this article, we are giving the detrimental effects of Monsoon on Indian Economy.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of Genetically Modified or GM Crops?

Mar 14, 2018
The genetic engineering is one of the great marvels of 21st century human. It allowed for precise control over the genetic changes introduced into an organism. They are basically biological altered organism. In this article, we are giving the meaning, advantages and disadvantages of Genetically Modified or GM Crops which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Major Plateaus of the World

Mar 13, 2018
The Plateaus are built over millions of years as pieces of Earth's crust smash into each other, melt, and gurgle back toward the surface. In this article, we are given the name of major plateaus of major plateaus of the world with their location and characteristics, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

The Brahmaputra River System

Mar 12, 2018
The river Brahmaputra originates in Himalayan Lake Manasarover in Tibet to the outfall in the Bay of Bengal. It flows eastward in Tibet and south, south-west in India and traverses a distance of about 2900 km out of which 1,700km is in Tibet, 900 km is in India and 300 km is in Bangladesh. It is fed by the glaciers and joined by a number of tributaries which originates at different elevation in the hills encircling the catchment forming watershed.

Why is it believed that the River Ganga is self-cleaning?

Mar 9, 2018
The River Ganga is a major river in the Indian subcontinent. It begins its journey from the Gangotri Glacier of the central Himalayas and drains into the Bay of Bengal through its vast delta in the Sunderbans. It is a sacred river in Hinduism and worshipped as the goddess Ganga. In this article, we discussed the self-cleaning and healing properties of Ganga water and explained the reason for its Self-Cleaning and healing properties.

List of Ocean Currents of the World

Mar 6, 2018
Ocean Currents are made up of horizontal and vertical components of the circulation system of ocean waters that is produced by gravity, wind friction, and water density variation in different parts of the ocean. In this article, we are giving the list of ocean currents of the world which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

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