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Indus Water Treaty (IWT): Water-Sharing Agreement

1 day ago
The Indus Water Treaty is the treaty between the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan for the optimum utilisation of the waters of the Indus system of rivers. It was signed under the arbitration of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (now World Bank) in Karachi (Pakistan) on September 19, 1960.

Coastal Zone Management- Purpose, Objective and Challenges

Feb 14, 2019
The Coastal zones are defined by the extent of territorial waters up to the high water mark. They are long, narrow features of mainland, islands and seas, generally forming the outer boundary of the coastal domain. Find out the concept, purpose, objectives and challenges of Coastal Zone Management for general awareness.

Geographical Distribution of Paper Industry in India

Feb 13, 2019
Paper Industry in India is agro-based and it requires more land must be brought under plantations of eucalyptus and other trees apposite for the making of papers. The first paper mill in the country was set up at Serampore (Bengal) in 1812 but failed due to lack of demand for paper. In this article, we are giving the geographical distribution of Paper Industry in India and the major centres name which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Western Disturbance and its impact on the Indian subcontinent?

Feb 11, 2019
Air is an extremely compressible gas, and as a result, atmospheric pressure varies considerable with height. Western Disturbance is an extratropical storm originating in the Mediterranean region that brings sudden winter rain to the north-western parts of the Indian sub-continent. In this article we have discussed, the concept of western disturbance, from where it is originates and how it impact on the Indian sub-continent.

What is the Solar Nebula Theory?

Feb 11, 2019
The Solar System was formed around 4.6 Ga (for Giga annum or billions of years) when the interstellar material in a spiral arm of the Milky Way Galaxy condensed and collapsed. Under the influence of gravity this material flattened into a counter clockwise rotating disk. There are not numbers of theories which explain the formation of the Solar System and the Solar Nebula Theory is one of them. In this article, we have discussed the stages of the formation of Solar System according to the solar nebula Theory.

What is the Polar Vortex and its impact on the Indian Climate?

Feb 11, 2019
The climate on the Earth has changed throughout history. It was just like happen in the last 650,000 years ago under seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat. With the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7,000 years ago, marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. In this article, we have explained the concept of Polar Vortex and how it impact the global weather system and Indian Climatic condition which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

The Jet Stream Theory

Feb 6, 2019
Monsoon is driven by the atmospheric circulation phenomenon which produced by unequal and differential heating of continental and oceanic areas. Jet Stream play an important role in the possible formation, streering or intensifying weather phenomena such as monsoons, cyclones, anti-cyclones and other weather conditions. In this article, we are giving the concept given in the Jet Stream theory and affects of jet stream on the Indian Monsoon which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is jet stream and its impact on the global weather system?

Feb 5, 2019
Weather is the state of the atmosphere which describes the degree or intensity to which it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy. It is driven by air pressure, temperature and moisture differences between one place and another. Jet stream is one of the natural phenomena that directly affect our weather. In this article, we have discussed about the jet stream and its impact on the global weather system which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Geographical Distribution of Cement Industry in India

Feb 4, 2019
Cement Industry is mainly based on non-metallic mineral. Its major raw materials are limestone and coal. India is one of the largest cement producers in the world after China. First cement plant was set up in Porbandar, Gujarat in 1904 whereas the production of cement was started in 1904 in Madras (Now Chennai). In this article, we have discussed about the geographical distribution of cement industry in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Geographical Distribution of Sugar Industry in India

Jan 31, 2019
India is the second largest sugar producing country of the World after Brazil. Till 1960, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar were the leading sugar producers. The sugar industry is the second largest agro-based industry in India after Cotton Industry. In this article, we have discussed about the geographical distribution of sugar industry in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Geographical Distribution of Silk Industry in India

Jan 29, 2019
India is the second largest producer of natural silk after China and is the only country producing all four varieties of natural silk: Mulberry, Tasar, Oak Tasar, Eri and Muga. This industry got great patronage during the medieval period. The famous ‘Silk Route’ passed through India, and Indian silk found markets worldwide. In this article, we have discussed about geographical distribution of Silk Industry in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How 29 States in India got their Names: Origin and Interesting Facts

Jan 25, 2019
India derived its name from Indus River and the Aryan worshippers referred Indus River as Sindhu. The invaders of Persia converted it into Hindu. Therefore, the name ‘Hindustan’ combines with Sindhu and Hindu. Billions of people live together in India in 29 states where Language, History, Rulers etc. of particular regions has also contributed to the names. That is why we call it as Unity in diversity. Let see how Indian 29 States got their name.

Geographical Distribution of Cotton Textile Industry in India

Jan 24, 2019
Cotton was the most important commodity traded in Ancient India to the Modern India. The origin of cotton textile industry dates back to 1818 AD. The Cotton Textile centres in India are distributed in four regions: Western Region, Southern Region, Northern Region and Eastern Region. In this article, we are giving the geographical distribution of Cotton Textile Industry in India and the major centres name which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Ancient and Modern names of Indian Rivers

Jan 9, 2019
Civilisations are the certified mirror of time and society. Although the natural structure like mountain, sky, land, vegetation, river are intact from the gneiss human beings to the development of cultures, but these structures help us to build the perception of the periodical changes in the nature. In this article, we are giving the list of ancient and modern names of Indian rivers which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Natural Biogas and Manure management Programme?

Jan 8, 2019
The Government of India had launched the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme for reducing the environmental degradation and prevents the emissions of Green House Gases (GHGs) such as Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Methane into the atmosphere. In this article we have explained the concept, objectives and the components of the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Top 10 Longest Rivers in India

Jan 4, 2019
Rivers play an important role in the development of the country. India is a land of rivers and the Indian River system is classified into two part-Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers. In this article, we are giving the top 10 list of Longest Rivers in India along with their length, origin place, tributaries and place where they discharge their water which will strengthen the knowledge of reader who are preparing for the examinations like UPSC, State Services, IBPS, SBI, SCC, Railways etc.

भारत में क्षेत्रवाद के उदय के क्या-क्या कारण हैं

Jan 3, 2019
क्षेत्रवाद एक राजनीतिक विचारधारा है जो किसी विशेष क्षेत्र, क्षेत्रों के समूह या अन्य उप-व्यावसायिक इकाई के राष्ट्रीय या आदर्शवादी हितों पर केंद्रित है। इनमें राजनीतिक विभाजन, प्रशासनिक विभाजन, सांस्कृतिक सीमाएँ, भाषाई क्षेत्र और धार्मिक भूगोल, जैसे अन्य मुद्दे शामिल हैं। इस लेख में हमने भारत में क्षेत्रवाद के उदय के कारकों के बारे में बताया है जो UPSC, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS और Railways जैसी प्रतियोगी परीक्षाओं की तैयारी कर रहे छात्रों के लिए बहुत ही उपयोगी है।

Which Planet has highest Gravitational Force in Our Solar System?

Jan 2, 2019
The Milky Way Galaxy is our home galaxy in the universe because it consists of our Solar System. The celestial bodies revolves around the Sun, which includes 8 planets, 180 satellites, comets, meteors and asteroids, together constitute the Solar System. In this article, we have discussed that which Planet in Our Solar System has highest Gravitational Force which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Keystone Species?

Dec 26, 2018
The entire ecosystem is defined by the term Keystone species. In other words, we can say these species have played very important role in maintaining the structure of an ecological community. The concept of the keystone species was introduced in 1969 by the zoologist Robert T. Paine. In this article, we are giving origin and definition of the concept of the Keystone species which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Green Accounting System- Objectives and Importance

Dec 24, 2018
Environmental Changes are a global problem which requires a global solution. It has potential to slow our economic growth. The Green accounting system is considered one of the important management systems to enable improvement of economic and environmental performance of a business firm. In this article, we are giving the meaning, objectives and importance of Green Accounting System which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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