• How are basins formed?

    In the article below know what is a basin and how is it formed naturally? The article would provide all details about the geography and the physical forces that a re important for the basin formation. 

    Jul 20, 2021
  • What is a Tropical Cyclone, how is it formed and its effects?

    When a system of winds rotates inwards at a high speed with an area of low pressure in the middle is known as a cyclone. Read more about the tropical cyclone, how is it formed, and its effects.  

    Jul 13, 2021
  • What is Cloudburst? Know the reasons, its effect on rains and about recent cloudbursts in India

    Cloudburst happens when extreme amount of precipitation occurs in a short period of time within a smaller geographical area. In the article below, know what is cloudburst, how such clouds are formed and what causes them to burst. Also know about flash floods here. 

    Jul 12, 2021
  • Coco Island: Geography, History and Strategic Significance here

    Know the history , geography and strategic significance of Coco Islands here. These Islands are located in Bay of Bengal and belong to Yangon area of Myanmar. They are taken on lease by China which is in turn an issue for India. 

    Jun 25, 2021
  • What is the difference between Advancing and Retreating Monsoon?

    Know about the difference between Advancing and Retreating monsoon through this article. It may help in understanding the basics and comparison thoroughly.

    Jun 24, 2021
  • List of India’s neighbouring countries

    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. 

    Jun 21, 2021
  • How are cyclones named in the world?

    In the beginning, the cyclones were named arbitrarily after boats, catholic saints, etc. In the early 1900s, feminine names were given to cyclones while the male names were inducted from 1979. At present, the cyclones are named in a systematic way.

    May 17, 2021
  • All about China's Polar Silk Road in the Arctic Ocean: Significance, Prospects and Challenges

    China has taken a step forward with its plans for building a Polar Silk Road in the Arctic Ocean connecting Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Know all about the route, its significance and prospects below. 

    Mar 9, 2021
  • World's fastest sinking city -Jakarta: Know why is Indonesia's capital sinking and how to mitigate urban floods here

    Know here why Jakarta is called the fastest sinking city in the world? Explained below in the article are the reasons behind the sinking of Indonesia's capital and the ways to mitigate urban floods

    Feb 26, 2021
  • Know about great white-shark-sized ancient fish Coelacanth

    Recently, an ancient enormous Coelacanth, family of fishes have been discovered accidentally by Palaeontologists and it grew as big as a great white shark. Let us read more about Coelacanth.

    Feb 22, 2021
  • Statement on Climate of India during 2020: All you need to know

    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.

    Jan 8, 2021
  • What is giant Antarctic Iceberg A68a?

    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.

    Dec 30, 2020
  • List of Mountain Passes in Peninsular India

    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.

    Dec 28, 2020
  • List of all Ramsar Sites in India

    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.  

    Dec 28, 2020
  • GK Quiz on Static and Current events: 21st December 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. 

    Dec 21, 2020

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