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  • The Thermal Theory of Monsoon

    The thermal theory was propounded by the British scholars. Dudley Stamp and Baker have played an important role in it. According to this theory, temperature is the main reason of the origin of monsoons. In summer, the sun rays fall perpendicularly in the Northern Hemisphere. The Southern trade winds which generally blow between 300 and 50 South latitudes, cross the Equator because of the Northern move of the thermal equatorial line.

    Oct 3, 2018
  • The Equatorial Westerly Theory

    The Equatorial Westerly Theory has been propounded by Flohn. He thinks of the thermal low of northern India and the accompanying monsoon as simply an unusually great northward displacement of the Northern Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (NITCZ). The seasonal shift of the ITCZ has given the concept of Northern Inter- Tropical Convergence Zone (NITCZ) in summer (July) and Southern Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (SITCZ) in winter (Jan.). The fact that the NITCZ is drawn to about 30° latitude may be associated with the unusually high temperature over north India

    Oct 1, 2018
  • Top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources

    Freshwater can be defined as the water with less than 500 parts per million (ppm) of dissolved salts. Ice sheets, ice caps, glaciers, icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater are the sources of freshwater. In this article we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources which are listed on the basis of the stats from the United Nations Environment Programme.

    Sep 20, 2018
  • Top Asian Countries for Organic Farming

    According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Organic farming can be defined as a system which excludes the use of synthetic inputs. Synthetic inputs include hormones, pesticides, fertilizers, and animal feed. In this article, we are giving the list of top10 Countries where Organic Farming becomes prevalent in Asia.

    Sep 19, 2018
  • What is the origin of holy river Ganga?

    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.

    Sep 14, 2018
  • Top 10 Deadliest Earthquakes in the World

    An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves. It occurs due to the dynamic margins of tectonic plates. In this article, we are giving the top 10 Deadliest Earthquakes in the World for general awareness.

    Sep 11, 2018
  • Top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India

    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.

    Sep 11, 2018
  • Flood Prone Zones in India: Mitigation and Control Measures Warning

    Flood is a state of high water level along a river channel or on coast that leads to inundation of land which is normally submerged. River floodplains and coastal areas are the most hypersensitised to flooding; however, it is possible for flooding to occur in areas with unusually long periods of heavy rainfall. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the Flood Prone Zones in India: Mitigation and Control Measures Warning which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Aug 31, 2018
  • List of Major River Systems in the World

    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.

    Aug 27, 2018
  • Indus Water Treaty (IWT): Water-Sharing Agreement

    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.

    Aug 27, 2018
  • List of Famous Beaches in India

    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.

    Aug 27, 2018
  • List of Major lakes in Uttar Pradesh

    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.

    Aug 20, 2018
  • List of major canals and dams in Uttar Pradesh

    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.

    Aug 16, 2018
  • How does the cryosphere affect global climate?

    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.

    Aug 16, 2018
  • Do You Know about the Geological Time Scale

    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.

    Aug 9, 2018