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Category: Geography


  World Geography   Contents Introduction. 2 Two approaches to study Geography. 2 History: 2 Branches: 2 Origins of Earth. 3 Theories: 3 Nature of earth: 3 Time line: 3 Solar System.. 3 Earth: Shape and Size. 4 Location on Read more…

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  Nuclear   Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority   THE true independence and functional autonomy of the existing Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has been questioned for long. The issue gained further importance in recent months after it was raised in Read more…

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  Indian Geography   Location Q: Why is India’s north-south distance (3214 km) more than the east-west distance (2933), though both latitudinal and longitudinal extent of India is about 30 degree? A: This is because the distance between the longitudes Read more…

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  Places   Earthquake An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor, temblor or seismic activity) is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth’s crust that creates seismic waves. Earthquakes are measured with a seismometer; a Read more…

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  Food and Agriculture Food Security Food is the first among the hierarchical needs of the humans (Maslow’s basic needs) Achieving food security for all has been a national goal since 1947 JL Nehru said – “Everything else can wait, Read more…

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  Environment and Sustainable Development   Convention on Biodiversity Opened for signature at the Earth Summit in 1992 and entered into force on December 29, 1993 There are 193 parties. Its secretariat is based in Montreal, Canada. US has signed Read more…

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  Energy   Wind Power in India Wind power in India is a relatively new sector with its development beginning only in the 1990s. India has the fifth largest installed wind power capacity in the world. As of October 2009, Read more…

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    Indian Agriculture   Mainstay of Indian Economy Since independence, undergone a change from being the sector contributing the highest share to the GDP to one contributing the lowest share. Agriculture is a state subject. GDP contribution (Agriculture and Read more…

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  Forest and its Importance   Forests are an important component of our environment and are dominated by microorganisms, flowering plants, shrubs, climbers, dense trees and provide a vast habitat for wild animals. Forests also contribute to the economic development Read more…

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  Wildlife and its Conservation   Wild life refers to the undomesticated animals living in their natural habitats (forests, grasslands and deserts) an area without human habitation. They are needed for maintaining biological diversity. It also helps in promoting economic Read more…

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