• Schedule Tribes in India

     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.

    Oct 9, 2019
  • Water Management

    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.

    Sep 7, 2019
  • 5 Best Books on Wildlife

    Wildlife is animals live in the natural habitat without the interference of humans. It focuses on the animals that live in the wild. There are various books on wildlife. Some popular books on wildlife are mentioned in the article. Let us have a Look!

    Aug 21, 2019
  • History and date of formation of Indian states since 1947

    After the bifurcation of the J&K into two separate Union Territories; the number of states in India changed to 28 states while the number of Union Territories became 9 which were 7 earlier the bifurcation. In this article we have explained the evolution of the all the Indian states on year by year basis.

    Aug 6, 2019
  • Which Indian states share boundaries with China?

    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.

    Jul 19, 2019
  • Which States of India share boundaries with Pakistan?

    As we know that before partition in 1947, India and Pakistan were one nation but after the partition India was divided in to two countries namely Dominion of Pakistan and Union of India. Let us find out Indian states which share borders with Pakistan.

    Jul 10, 2019
  • Which States of India share boundaries with Bangladesh?

    India has 15,106.7 km of land border and a coastline of 7,516.6 Km including island territories. In total, India shares land borders with 6 sovereign countries and Bangladesh is one of those. Let us find out Indian states which share borders with Bangladesh.

    Jul 8, 2019
  • What is Cyclone Vayu and how it is formed?

    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.

    Jun 12, 2019
  • “Anthropocene” a new chapter in the Earth’s geological history

    Human activity has fundamentally changed our planet. Rising global temperatures, sea levels, depleting ozone layer and acidifying oceans are the result of human activity. Scientist’s team have voted to declare “Anthropocene" as a new chapter in the Earth's geological history. They believe that we are living in a new chapter in Earth's story and entered in a new era. Let us read more about Anthropocene, why it matters and what is golden spike.

    May 27, 2019
  • Arsenic-breathing microbes discovered in Pacific Ocean

    The scientist of the University of Washington discovered arsenic-breathing organisms in the Pacific Ocean on the basis of the sample taken from the low-oxygen parts of the Pacific Ocean or we can say sample were taken from the surface where oxygen is almost absent. In this article, we have explained the concept of arsenic respiration and discussed the basis of the recent discovery of the Arsenic-breathing microbes in the Pacific Ocean.

    May 6, 2019
  • Soil Colloids- Types, Properties and Importance

    Soil colloids are the most active constituent of the soil and it determine the physical and chemical properties of the soil. They are important because their surfaces attract soil nutrients dissolved in soil, water as positively charged mineral ions, or cations. In this article, we have explained the concept, types, properties and importance of soil colloids.

    May 3, 2019
  • What is Climate Change and How does it affect us?

    The Climate Change is a phenomenon that affects the regional and global climate. The primary factor that causes the climate change is the burning of fossil fuel, which emits carbon dioxide and other greenhouse into the air. In this article, we have discussed about the concept, causes and affects of the climate change.

    May 3, 2019
  • What is Cyclone Fani and how Fani got its name?

    The Cyclonic storm Fani is expected to hit the coast of Odisha on 3 May, 2019 and can make a severe landfall. IMD has issued cyclone alert for Odisha, West Bengal and some parts of Andhra Pradesh. Do you know it is the most severe cyclonic storm in nearly two decades over the east coast. The speed of the wind may be 170- to 180 km per hour and may cause heavy rainfall in the coastal districts. Let us see more about Cyclone Fani and how Fani got its name through this article.    

    May 3, 2019
  • Top 10 Fastest Fish in the World

    Fishes are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lacked by the limbs with digits. They are cold-blooded except one species of fish i.e. Opah is a warm-blooded. They are cold-blooded except one species of fish, i.e. Opah is a warm-blooded. In this article, we are giving top 10 list of the fastest fish in the world in term of swimming speed along with their scientific name and inhabited region.

    Apr 30, 2019
  • Earth's Life Support Systems and Nitrogen Crisis

    Nitrogen plays important role in the biological and physical processes. By volume, the earth's atmosphere contains 78.09% nitrogen, 20.95% oxygen, 0.93% argon, 0.04% carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases. In this article, we have explained how nitrogen is important for the Earth’s life-support systems.

    Apr 30, 2019
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