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List of Major River Systems in the World

Aug 27, 2018
A river system is a number of rivers which consists of one main river, which drains into a lake or into the ocean, and all its tributaries. The source is where the water is coming from, for example, from spring water (waterfalls), mountains etc. in this article, we are giving the list of Major River Systems in the World which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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Indus Water Treaty (IWT): Water-Sharing Agreement

Aug 27, 2018
The Indus Water Treaty is the treaty between the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan for the optimum utilisation of the waters of the Indus system of rivers. It was signed under the arbitration of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (now World Bank) in Karachi (Pakistan) on September 19, 1960.

List of Famous Beaches in India

Aug 27, 2018
India has a coastline of 7516.6 km (Mainland: 5422.6 km; Island Territories: 2094 km). The Konkan/Malabar Coast of Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Goa are located on Western Ghats. While on the eastern side, a wider area stretches between Bay of Bengal and Eastern Ghat, called as the Coromandel Coast. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Beaches in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Major lakes in Uttar Pradesh

Aug 20, 2018
Uttar Pradesh is blessed by nature. This state comprises of the Ganga-Yamuna Doab, the Ghaghra plains, the Ganga plains and the Terai. Many natural lakes, usually the oxbows, occur on the floodplains of rivers in the Ganga system. In this article, we are giving the list of Major lakes in Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of major canals and dams in Uttar Pradesh

Aug 16, 2018
About 90 percent of the total area of the state is drain by the Ganga and its tributaries rivers. Therefore, Uttar Pradesh has a prominent place in terms of distribution and expansion of canals. About 30 percent of the total irrigated land is irrigated by canals. In this article, we are giving the list of major canals and dams in Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How does the cryosphere affect global climate?

Aug 16, 2018
Cryosphere is an integral part of the global climate system with important linkages and feedbacks generated through its influence on surface energy and moisture fluxes, clouds, precipitation, hydrology, atmospheric and oceanic circulation. It plays a significant role in the global climate and in climate model response to global changes through these feedback processes. In this article, we are giving the concept of Cryosphere and how does the cryosphere affect global climate, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do You Know about the Geological Time Scale

Aug 9, 2018
The geological history of the Earth is divided into several Eras. These eras are further divided into Periods, which are sub-divided into Epochs. Durations of each Period have been demarcated and the evolution of vegetation and animals are explained accordingly. In this article, we are giving the Earth's history into a series of time intervals which called geological time scale.

Important Facts about Indian Forest

Aug 3, 2018
India is one of the ten most forest-rich countries of the world along with Russia, Brazil, Canada, United States of America, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Australia, Indonesia and Sudan. In this article, we are giving the important Facts about Indian Forest, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know the difference between Dam and Reservoir

Jul 6, 2018
We often confused with the meanings and connotations of the term Dam and Reservoir. Actually, both are different in their meanings. Human create dams and reservoir all around the river to control the flow of river and to store water for various purposes. In this article, we have differentiated between Dam and Reservoir, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why most of the world’s tropical deserts located on the Western margins of continents?

Jul 5, 2018
A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile to plant and animal life. In other words, it is extremely dry area of land with sparse vegetation. In this article, we have discussed about the factors responsible for why world’s tropical deserts located on the Western margins of continents, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of longest bridges above water in India

Jun 28, 2018
A Bridge is considered as the critical component of a nation's infrastructure. It increases the cash flow when they join two places that complement each other economically. In this article, we are giving the list of longest bridges above water in India along with their location, length (meter), and name of water bodies on which they are constructed.

List of Famous Railway Tunnels in India

Jun 27, 2018
The railway tunnels serves as the most economical mode of transport among the prevailing travel modes in India. They are more economical than open cuts beyond certain depths. It avoids disturbing or interference with surface life and traffic. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Railway Tunnels in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Geographical Facts about Wetlands of the World

Jun 22, 2018
Wetlands are the lands between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems where the water table is usually at or near the surface or the land is covered by shallow water. It exists in every part of the world and in every climatic zone. In this article we, are giving an important Geographical Facts about Wetlands of the World along with typologies of wetlands, names of major wetlands of the world, which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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.
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