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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.  

What is Cloudburst? Know the reasons, its effect on rains and about recent cloudbursts in India

Jul 28, 2021
Cloudburst happens when an extreme amount of precipitation occurs in a short period of time within a smaller geographical area. This article precisely describes what is cloudburst, how such clouds are formed and what causes them to burst. Also, know about flash floods here. 

How are Waterfalls formed?

Jul 27, 2021
In the article below know how waterfalls are formed and the types of waterfalls that exist. Get detailed knowledge of the formation of the waterfall. 

How is a Bay formed?

Jul 26, 2021
In the article below know how bays are formed. Also know about the different types of Bays along with their examples here

How is an iceberg formed?

Jul 23, 2021
In the article below we have discussed the process of formation of the iceberg and the types of iceberg that exist. Take a look at the details here

How are basins formed?

Jul 20, 2021
In the article below know what is a basin and how is it formed naturally? The article would provide all details about the geography and the physical forces that a re important for the basin formation. 

What is a Tropical Cyclone, how is it formed and its effects?

Jul 13, 2021
When a system of winds rotates inwards at a high speed with an area of low pressure in the middle is known as a cyclone. Read more about the tropical cyclone, how is it formed, and its effects.  

Coco Island: Geography, History and Strategic Significance here

Jun 25, 2021
Know the history , geography and strategic significance of Coco Islands here. These Islands are located in Bay of Bengal and belong to Yangon area of Myanmar. They are taken on lease by China which is in turn an issue for India. 

What is the difference between Advancing and Retreating Monsoon?

Jun 24, 2021
Know about the difference between Advancing and Retreating monsoon through this article. It may help in understanding the basics and comparison thoroughly.

List of India’s neighbouring countries

Jun 21, 2021
The neighbouring countries of India are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. India is located latitudinally in the Northern Hemisphere and longitudinally in the Eastern Hemisphere. 

How are cyclones named in the world?

May 17, 2021
In the beginning, the cyclones were named arbitrarily after boats, catholic saints, etc. In the early 1900s, feminine names were given to cyclones while the male names were inducted from 1979. At present, the cyclones are named in a systematic way.

All about China's Polar Silk Road in the Arctic Ocean: Significance, Prospects and Challenges

Mar 9, 2021
China has taken a step forward with its plans for building a Polar Silk Road in the Arctic Ocean connecting Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Know all about the route, its significance and prospects below. 

World's fastest sinking city -Jakarta: Know why is Indonesia's capital sinking and how to mitigate urban floods here

Feb 26, 2021
Know here why Jakarta is called the fastest sinking city in the world? Explained below in the article are the reasons behind the sinking of Indonesia's capital and the ways to mitigate urban floods

Know about great white-shark-sized ancient fish Coelacanth

Feb 22, 2021
Recently, an ancient enormous Coelacanth, family of fishes have been discovered accidentally by Palaeontologists and it grew as big as a great white shark. Let us read more about Coelacanth.
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