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  • 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.    

    Mar 20, 2020
  • Interlinking Rivers in India: Advantages and Disadvantages

    The purpose of interlinking the rivers is to join the Indian rivers through reservoirs and canals. This will solve the problems of flood and will provide water throughout the year. Farmers will also get benefit as they will not be dependent on monsoon for water etc. This article is based on the river linking project, in which its history and the benefits of this project are covered.

    Mar 14, 2020
  • Top 10 Longest Rivers in India

    Indus River is the largest river in India. Its length is approximate; 2900KM. It Originates in the northern slopes of the Kailash range in Tibet near Lake Manasarovar. India is a land of rivers and the Indian River system is classified into two part-Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers.  

    Feb 18, 2020
  • List of India’s neighbouring countries

    The neighbouring countries of India include China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar etc. India is located latitudinally in the Northern Hemisphere and longitudinally in the Eastern Hemisphere. All the aspirants of different competitive exams should know the neighbours of India.

    Feb 11, 2020
  • 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
  • Which States of India share boundaries with Nepal?

    India shares borders with China, Nepal, Burma (Myanmar), Pakistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan. It is the seventh largest country in the world by area. In this article we will see in detail about the states of India that share boundaries with Nepal.

    Aug 21, 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
  • 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
  • What is National Water Grid?

    The National Water Grid is a large scale engineering proposal for the management of water resources in India by the interlinking of the Indian rivers through networks of reservoir and canals. In this article, we have discussed about the advantages and disadvantages of the national Water Grid as well as the National River Linking Project Plan which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Apr 24, 2019
  • 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.

    Apr 24, 2019
  • How National Highways are named in India

    National Highways Authority of India (NHAI; was set up in 1988) is responsible for development, maintenance and management of Highways in India.  India has the second largest road network across the world. The total length of Natioanl Highways in increased from about 91,287 km in 2014 to about 142,126 km in 2019.

    Apr 9, 2019
  • Meaning and Impact of the Green Revolution in India

    The Green Revolution is referred to as the process of increasing agricultural production by incorporating modern tools and techniques. In the second half of Second Five year plan, Ford Foundation sponsored a team of experts invited by the Government of India to propose ways to boost agricultural production & efficiency. As per recommendations of the expert team, government of India introduced a rigorous development programme in 7 districts selected from seven States in the year 1960. This programme was termed as IADP (Intensive Area Development Programme).

    Mar 30, 2019
  • Cropping Patterns and Cropping Systems in India

    The choice of crop cultivation of farmer is guided by the factors like Physical, Social and Economic. Sometimes they cultivate a number of crops at their farms and rotate a particular crop combination over a period. Here, we are giving a brief note on the Cropping Patterns and Cropping Systems in India, which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

    Mar 14, 2019
  • An introduction to Karewa deposits and their economic significance

    Karewas are lacustrine deposits. According geographers, the Karewa Formation are glacio- fluvial-lacustrine and aeolian loess of Plio-Pleistocene age. It is extremely important for agricultural and horticultural practices. In this article we have explained about Karewa formation, Karewa belts and its economic significance which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Mar 8, 2019