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Do you know the geographical differences between Eastern Coast and Western Coast of India

Jun 7, 2018
The straight and regular coastline of India is the result of faulting of the Gondwanaland during the Cretaceous period. The origin of Western and Eastern Coasts of India may be attributed to faulting and subsidence of the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal blocks towards the end of the Ecocene period. In this article, we are given the geographical differences between Eastern Coast and Western Coast of India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Mountain passes in Peninsular India

Jun 7, 2018
The Peninsula is a large mass of land projecting into a body of water. The Indian Peninsular Plateau is a part of the ancient Gondwanaland and is in triangular shape. In this article, we are giving list of Mountain passes in Peninsular India which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

Do you know the reasons behind the birth of Regionalism in India

Jun 6, 2018
Regionalism is a political ideology that focuses on the national or normative interests of a particular region, group of regions or other subnational entity. The rise of regionalism in India is due to diversity and variation in the India economic and social culture. In this article, we have explained the term regionalism and what are the reasons behind the birth of Regionalism in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Geographical Principles or Concepts and their Propounders

Jun 5, 2018
Geography is the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of the Earth. The concepts of geography allow us to explore the relationships and connections between people as well natural and cultural environment. It provides a framework that geographers use to interpret and represent information about the world. In this article, we are given a list of famous Geographical Principles or Concepts and their Propounders which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

A brief account on the Cottage Industries in India

Jun 1, 2018
The Cottage Industry is a form of unorganised industry in which people are engaged in craftsmanship works such as handicraft, pottery, knitting, handloom, etc. In this article, we are given a brief account on the Cottage Industries in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How Gulf Stream impact the worldwide weather pattern?

May 31, 2018
The Gulf Stream is a warm and swift Atlantic Ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and stretches to the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean. In this article, we have discussed about how Gulf Stream impact the worldwide weather pattern , 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 astronomical and meteorological seasons

May 24, 2018
The term season marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours, resulting from the earth's changing position with regard to the sun. Seasons are resultant of the position of Earth when orbiting around the Sun and Earth's axial tilt relative to the ecliptic plane. In this article, we are given the difference between astronomical and meteorological seasons which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Idealised Global Air Pressure Belt across the Globe

May 24, 2018
The density of air and the atmospheric pressure is high at the lower layers of the atmosphere. Atmospheric pressure decreases with increasing height. But there are also several regions where the air pressure is remarkably consistent across the globe. In this article, we are giving the list of Idealized Global Air Pressure Belt across the Globe, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know how Air Pressure affects the weather?

May 23, 2018
Air Pressure is one of the important characteristics of the Earth's Atmosphere which regulates the wind and weather pattern across the world. Gravity exerts a pull on the planet's atmosphere just as it keeps us attached to its surface. In this article, we are giving detailed information about how Air Pressure affects the weather, 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 latitudes and longitudes

May 16, 2018
The location of the places or the position with the help of two terms i.e. latitude and longitude. In this article we are giving important facts related to the latitude and longitude with differences which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know the distance between a Degree of Latitude and Longitude?

May 15, 2018
Learn how the imaginary lines such as latitude, longitude, equator, meridian, which are drawn by geographers to find the location of the places precisely in the world. In this article, we are given how the distance between one degree of latitude to another or the distance between east or west when travel to reach the next degree of longitude can be calculated.

How does Demographic Dividend impact on the India’s economic growth?

May 10, 2018
In the contemporary world, 'Demographic Dividend' has become a hot topic for the policy makers, economist and experts from the various sectors around the world. In this article, we are giving the concepts of demographic dividend as well economic growth, relationship between demographic dividend and economic growth, and how does Demographic Dividend impact on the India’s economic growth. It will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

How does Earth’s Albedo effects the Global Warming?

May 8, 2018
The Global Climate Change has already had deep impact on the environment. For Example- Glaciers have shrunk, ice on rivers and lakes is breaking up earlier, plant and animal ranges have shifted and trees are flowering sooner. In this article, we are giving the concept of Albedo, how earth’s albedo effects the Global Warming, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Mountain Railways of India

Apr 27, 2018
The Mountain Railways of India are the best example of bold, ingenious engineering solutions for the problem of establishing an effective rail link through a rugged, mountainous terrain. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and the Kalka–Shimla Railway, are designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this article, we are giving the list of Mountain Railways of India for general awareness.

List of the various methods and techniques used in Sustainable Agriculture

Apr 26, 2018
Sustainable agriculture is a type of agriculture that focuses on producing long-term crops and livestock without harming the environment. In other words, it is a techniques and method that protect the environment, public health, human communities and animal welfare while producing food, fibre, or plant or animal products. In this article, we are giving the list of the various methods and techniques used in Sustainable Agriculture, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts about Europe

Apr 17, 2018
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. It is also called ‘Peninsula of Peninsulas’ and the ‘Peninsula of Eurasia’. In this article, we are giving important geographical facts about Europe continent, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts about South America

Apr 16, 2018
South America is a continent located in the western hemisphere. It is the fourth largest continent. About 2/3 part of this continent lies in the tropical region, south of the equator. In this article, we are given important geographical facts about South America, which are very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Summary on the Agricultural Systems which are practised around the world

Apr 13, 2018
Agriculture is the most fundamental form of human activity. It includes not only the cultivation of crops, but also the domestication of animals. It is practised in different regions of the world, particularly, in river valleys and where irrigation is possible. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the Agricultural Systems which are practised around the world which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important Glaciers of the Himalayas Mountain Range

Apr 13, 2018
A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight. It is form by the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years. In this article we, are giving the names of important Glaciers of the Himalayas Mountain with their location which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Classification and Properties of the major soil in India

Apr 13, 2018
The soil is formed when rocks are broken down by the action of wind, water and climate. The characteristic features of a soil depend upon the rocks from which it has been formed and the kind of plants that grow in it. In this article, we are giving the classification of the soil, composition of the soil, formation of the soil, distribution of the soil in India and what types of crops grown in the particular soils which is very useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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