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Category: III. 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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  Noise Pollution   Noise Pollution In March 2011, MoEF set up real time monitoring centres in seven Indian cities The results indicate that the ambient noise in residential and commercial areas is far in excess not just of a 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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  GMO – Genetically Modified Organisms   BT Brinjal In 2006, Maharashtra Hybird Seeds Company submitted biosafety and efficacy data to the GEAC and applied for permission to conduct large-scale trials At the same time SC imposed a ban on 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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    Action on Climate Change   Climate Change It is the long term change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods of time Though it has been happening naturally for millions of years, in recent years it Read more…

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