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What are the basic concepts of Geography?

Sep 8, 2020
Geography may be studied by way of several interrelated approaches, i.e., systematically, regionally, descriptively, and analytically. In this article, we have discussed the basic concepts of Geography. 

What are National Parks?- Definition, History, Objectives, Importance and more

Sep 7, 2020
Recently, the Assam government has approved the addition of 30.53 sq km that is 3,053 hectares to Kaziranga National Park of 884 sq km. What are the implications and significance of the move? What are National Parks? Importance of National Parks, its history, etc.? Let us read in detail.

List of Tiger Reserves in India

Jul 29, 2020
The Ministry of Environment released its fourth detailed report on National Tiger Estimation, with India having 70% of the world's Tiger population. The report was released ahead of the International Tiger Day which is celebrated on July 29 every year. 

List of India’s neighbouring countries

Jul 22, 2020
The key 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. 

Where is Lonar lake and how was it formed?

Jul 22, 2020
Lonar Lake is located in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra. This lake is a notified National Geographical Heritage monument in India. Lonar Lake is 500 km from Mumbai in Buldhana district. Recently this lake was in the news because its water turned pink due to a reason. Let us discuss Lonar lake in this article and the reasons for change in the colour of its water. 

Chambal Expressway: Importance, Benefits and Key Facts

Jul 9, 2020
Chambal Expressway could be a game-changer for the poor and tribals living in far-flung areas of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh. Let us have a look in detail about Chambal expressway, its importance, benefits, cost of the project, etc.

Which States of India share boundaries with Nepal?

Jul 7, 2020
India shares borders with China, Nepal, Burma (Myanmar), Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Bhutan. It is the seventh-largest country in the world by area. In this article, we will see in detail about the states of India that share boundaries with Nepal.

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

May 19, 2020
As we know that Cyclone Amphan, the extremely severe cyclonic storm has now turned into a super cyclonic storm. The storm over West-central Bay of Bengal has moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 15 kmph during past 06 hours. IMD issued a warning and all fishing activity is suspended in Bengal and Odisha till 20 May. Do you know what is a Tropical cyclone, how is it formed and its effects.  

How are Cyclones named in the World?

May 19, 2020
Cyclone Amphan 2020: This cyclone is likely to hit the coast of West Bengal and Bangladesh by 20 May, 2020. If the speed of a cyclone is more than 34 nautical miles per hour then it becomes necessary to give it a special name. Read this article to know how the Cyclones are named?

Indian Geography: Complete Study Material

Mar 31, 2020
Here, we have compiled a Comprehensive Study material on Indian Geography with these major sections like General Geography & Physical Features, Climate, Soil & Vegetation, Drainage System, Economic Geography, Human Geography.    

What is the origin of holy river Ganga?

Mar 20, 2020
For thousands of years Ganga has been pivotal in the economic, social and religious life of the people. It is considered as a Goddess and mother in Hindu tradition. Some people believe that the water of Ganges can cure ailments. But do you know from where the sacred River Ganga originates? Let us find out through this article.    

Interlinking Rivers in India: Advantages and Disadvantages

Mar 14, 2020
The purpose of interlinking the rivers is to join the Indian rivers through reservoirs and canals. This will solve the problems of flood and will provide water throughout the year. Farmers will also get benefit as they will not be dependent on monsoon for water etc. This article is based on the river linking project, in which its history and the benefits of this project are covered.

Top 10 Longest Rivers in India

Feb 18, 2020
Indus River is the largest river in India. Its length is approximate; 2900KM. It Originates in the northern slopes of the Kailash range in Tibet near Lake Manasarovar. India is a land of rivers and the Indian River system is classified into two part-Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers.  

Schedule Tribes in India

Oct 9, 2019
 As per 1951 census, 5.6% of the total population of the country was tribal. According to Census-2011, the number of scheduled tribes in India is 10, 42, 81,034. It is 8.6% of the total population of India. A total of 9, 38, 19,162 people belonging to scheduled tribes reside in rural areas whereas 1, 04, 61,872 people in urban areas.  The scheduled tribes are 11.3% of the total population of rural areas and 2.8% of urban areas. There are about 550 tribes in India.

Water Management

Sep 7, 2019
Water management is referred to the planning, developing, distributing and optimum use of water resources under defined water polices and regulations.  The water cycle, through evaporation and precipitation, maintains hydrological systems which form rivers and lakes and support in a variety of aquatic ecosystems. Wetlands are intermediate forms between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and contain species of plants and animals that are highly moisture dependent.

Which Indian states share boundaries with China?

Jul 19, 2019
As we know that India share boundaries with 7 countries that is there are 7 neighbouring countries of India. From east to west countries are Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, China, Afghanistan (only official claim, not on actual grounds) and Pakistan. Out of these 7 countries let us study about those Indian states that share boundaries with China.

What is Cyclone Vayu and how it is formed?

Jun 12, 2019
As we know that cyclone Vayu will soon hit Gujarat at a gust speed of 135kmph. According to the Indian Meteorological Department the thunderstorm and lightning will accompanied with the gusty wind in the coastal region of Gujarat. It may cause landfall over the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat as a severe cyclonic storm. Do you know what is tropical cyclone Vayu, how it is formed. Let us find out.

What is National Water Grid?

Apr 24, 2019
The National Water Grid is a large scale engineering proposal for the management of water resources in India by the interlinking of the Indian rivers through networks of reservoir and canals. In this article, we have discussed about the advantages and disadvantages of the national Water Grid as well as the National River Linking Project Plan which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India

Apr 24, 2019
An Earthquake is basically the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy. This energy radiates in all directions from the source, focus, in the form of waves. India is divided into five earthquake Zones (Seismic Zones) based on the intensities of earthquakes recorded on the Modified Mercalli Scale. In this article, we are giving list top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How National Highways are named in India

Apr 9, 2019
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI; was set up in 1988) is responsible for development, maintenance and management of Highways in India.  India has the second largest road network across the world. The total length of Natioanl Highways in increased from about 91,287 km in 2014 to about 142,126 km in 2019.

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