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  • What is Cryogenic Technology? Know about ISRO's biggest cryogenic propellant tank from HAL

    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has delivered the biggest cryogenic propellant tank (C32 LH2) made by it to the Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO. Take a look at what is cryogenic technology, its history, how it came to India, its fundamentals here

    9 hrs ago
  • China's new dam on Brahmaputra River: All you need to know about the Yarlung Zangbo river hydropower project

    The authorities of China have given the go-ahead for the construction of the first downstream dam on the lower reaches of the river Yarlung Zangbo in Tibet (Brahmaputra), 30 km away from the India-China border along the Arunachal Pradesh. 

    1 day ago
  • Bhubaneswar became the first Indian city to get an ISO 9001:2015 Certification: All you need to know

    The capital city of Odisha, Bhubaneswar became the first Indian city to get an ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001:2015 Certification for 'Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) services'. 

    Nov 25, 2020
  • What are Desalination plants?

    The plants which turn salty water into water that is fit for consumption are called desalination plants. Two desalination plants are set up in Indian state of Tamil Nadu, while they are underway in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Mumbai. 

    Nov 25, 2020
  • GK Quiz on Ramsar Wetland Convention 1971 and related updates

    Ramsar Wetland Convention is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. Here is a quiz of 10 questions based on it with explanations and answers. Check your knowledge for UPSC Civil Services Exam and other exams for this topic here. Check it out below

    Nov 25, 2020
  • What is India's first Green Energy Convergence Project?

    The Convergence Project is the country's first project to generate green energy for rural and agriculture consumption in the state of Goa. It will also unlock multiple benefits of solar energy, battery storage and carbon financing.

    Nov 24, 2020
  • List of all Biosphere Reserves in India

    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. 

    Nov 19, 2020
  • What is the difference between In situ and Ex situ Conservation?

    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.

    Nov 18, 2020
  • Modern Agriculture and its impact on the environment

    Agriculture is an important source of livelihood. However, modern irrigation techniques are largely impacting the environment. In this article, we shed some light on modern agriculture and its impact on the environment. The topic is very useful in the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, and State Services.

    Sep 21, 2020
  • What is Ozone Pollution and how it affects health?

    We all know that ozone protects us from UV rays coming from the sun. Then what is ozone pollution, how it is harmful to health and the environment? Let us study in detail about ozone pollution.

    Sep 16, 2020
  • Gir National Park: Home of Asiatic Lion

    Gir National Park (Gujarat) is the only place in the world where lions are found roaming in the forest. The Government had notified the large area of Sasan Gir as a wildlife sanctuary on 18th September 1965 in order to conserve the Asiatic Lion.

    Jul 31, 2020
  • Jim Corbett National Park the Paradise of Tigers: A Fact File

    The Jim Corbett National Park was named after the Edward James Corbett a British hunter, tracker, naturalist, and author. This national park is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Read this article to know many facts about this park.

    Jul 31, 2020
  • List of Tiger Reserves in India

    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. 

    Jul 29, 2020
  • Yellow Turtle (rare) discovered in India: All you need to know

    In eastern India, a farmer has found a yellow turtle and according to the experts, it is due to albinism. Let us read more about the yellow turtle.

    Jul 22, 2020
  • Global Wind Day 2020: Current Objective and History

    पवन ऊर्जा की शक्ति और उपयोग के बारे में जागरूकता बढ़ाने के लिए हर साल 15 जून को दुनिया भर में वैश्विक पवन दिवस 2020 मनाया जाता है। यह दिवस हर साल EWEA (यूरोपियन विंड एनर्जी एसोसिएशन) और GWEC (ग्लोबल विंड एनर्जी काउंसिल) द्वारा आयोजित किया जाता है।

    Jun 15, 2020

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