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Statement on Climate of India during 2020: All you need to know

Jan 8, 2021
A Statement on Climate of India during 2020 has been issued by the Climate Research and Services (CRS) of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). It is mentioned that the year 2020 was the eighth warmest year on record since 1901. Let us have a look in detail at the State of the Climate Report 2020.

What is giant Antarctic Iceberg A68a?

Dec 30, 2020
A68a is a giant iceberg that calved from the Antarctic in 2017 and has been floating off the coast of South Georgia island. Let us read more about giant Antarctic iceberg A68a.

List of Mountain Passes in Peninsular India

Dec 28, 2020
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 a triangular shape. In this article, we have provided a list of Mountain passes in Peninsular India which will be helpful for the aspirants of competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS, etc.

List of all Ramsar Sites in India

Dec 28, 2020
Any wetland site which is listed under the Ramsar Convention is called as a Ramsar site. There are a total of 42 Ramsar Sites in India. Read the article to know more about it.  

GK Quiz on Static and Current events: 21st December 2020

Dec 21, 2020
Here is a GK Quiz to test your awareness. Answer the following questions related to current and static events. Check your knowledge and also find the explanation of the questions below. 

Top 10 Highest Peaks of India

Dec 17, 2020
India is blessed not just with cultural diversity but also with diverse physical features like dry desert, evergreen forest, snowy mountains, long coast, and fertile plain. In this article, we have given details of the top 10 highest peaks of India. 

What is the Economic Importance of Algae?

Dec 15, 2020
In this article, we have given a short note on the economic importance of the Algae along with their typology and classification, which is very useful for competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways, etc.

Why did Mount Everest's height change? Know the reason, process of measurement and more here

Dec 15, 2020
Mount Everest has a new revised registered height now. China and Nepal jointly announced its new height in a virtual ceremony. Know why Mount Everest's height changes, measurement methods followed since ages and more here

Bihar: Population as per Census 2011

Dec 10, 2020
The population of Bihar was 104,099,452 as per Census 2011 of which male and female are 54,278,157 and 49,821,295 respectively.   

Geographical Structure of Bihar: Geology | Physiology | Plain |Plateau

Dec 10, 2020
Bihar is a landlocked state in the eastern part of India. The Bihar plain is divided into two unequal halves by the river Ganga which flows through the middle from west to east. In this article, we have provided the geographical structure of India. 

List of Elephant Reserves of India

Dec 8, 2020
The Government of India had launched the Project Elephant in the year 1992 with the objectives to protect elephants and their habitat. There are 32 Elephant Reserves in India. Check here the list of Elephant Reserves of India.

What is One District One Product (ODOP) Scheme- Know details, significance, benefits and more

Dec 3, 2020
Uttar Pradesh Government has launched One District One Product scheme, ODOP. This scheme would give a boost to the MSME in UP. Know all about the scheme, UP's famous traditional products, financial assistance in the scheme, its significance and more here

List of Ocean Currents of the World

Dec 3, 2020
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.

Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite: All you need to know about the Jason-CS mission

Nov 27, 2020
The Jason Continuity of Service or Jason-CS mission is an international partnership between the United States and Europe on the Sentinel-6 satellite to monitor oceans. 

What are the factors responsible for the formation of Soil?

Nov 20, 2020
Soil is one of the most important components for the sustainability of an ecosystem. But do you how the soil is formed? Check this article to know the major factors responsible for the formation of the soil.

List of all Biosphere Reserves in India

Nov 19, 2020
The biosphere reserve is an important topic for the candidates preparing for UPSC, SSC, RRB, Bank PO/Clerk or any other government and competitive examinations. In this article, we have provided a list of all the Biosphere Reserves in India. 

Important Passes in India

Nov 18, 2020
A mountain pass is a navigable route through a mountain range or over a ridge. Passes have played a key role in trade, war, and both human and animal migration throughout history. Let us have a look at some important passes in India. 

What is the difference between In situ and Ex situ Conservation?

Nov 18, 2020
In situ and Ex-situ, both are the method of conservation. In this article, we are giving the difference between In situ and Ex-situ Conservation which is very useful for competitive examinations like UPSC IAS, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways, etc.

List of India’s neighbouring countries

Oct 30, 2020
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. 

Geography Study Material: Summary of the Indian Physiography

Oct 27, 2020
India has a unique culture and is one of the oldest and greatest civilizations in the world. In this article, we have provided a summary of the Physiography of India as a quick revision capsule which can be helpful in the preparation of various competitive examinations.

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