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  • Most Promising Astronomical Site: Hanle

    Why in News According to a recent study, the Indian Astronomical Observatory (IAO) located at Hanle near Leh in Ladakh is becoming one of the...

    04 Oct 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Tunnels in Jammu & Kashmir

    Why in News The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways will lay the foundation stone of various National Highway (NH) Projects and will...

    27 Sep 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Drainage Patterns and Drainage Systems of India

    Drainage: The flow of water through well-defined channels is known as ‘drainage’ and the network of such channels is called a...

    14 Sep 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Prevalence of Hydro-Meteorological Calamities

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Home Affairs has informed that nearly 6,800 people lost their lives in the country (West Bengal tops the list)...

    20 Aug 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • India Needs an Updated Flood Map

    Why in News Recent occurrences of heavy rainfall leading to flooding across India have shown that flood-prone areas in the country go beyond those...

    14 Aug 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Report on Water Resource Management

    Why in News Recently, a report was tabled in Rajya Sabha by the Standing Committee on Water Resources. The report is titled “Flood...

    06 Aug 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Landslide and Flash Floods

    Why in News Recently, heavy rains caused flash floods and landslides in many parts of Himachal Pradesh. Key Points Landslide: About: A...

    16 Jul 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Stand-Off on GERD

    Why in News Recently, Ethiopia has started the second phase of filling a Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam’s (GERD) reservoir on the upper Blue...

    07 Jul 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Hindu Kush Himalayan Mountains

    Why in News According to UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) mountain ranges could lose up to two-third of...

    10 Jun 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Sulphur Dioxide Emissions from Caribbean Volcano

    Why in News The Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) emissions from a volcanic eruption in the Caribbean (La Soufriere Volcano) have reached India, sparking fear...

    20 Apr 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Sangay Volcano: Ecuador

    Why in News Recently, Ecuador’s Sangay volcano erupted. Key Points About Sangay Volcano: Sangay volcano is one of the highest active...

    13 Mar 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Nathu La, Sikkim

    Why in News Recently, the Indian Army rescued several tourists caught in a snowstorm at Nathu La on the India-China border in Sikkim. Key...

    20 Feb 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Glaciers

    About A glacier is a large, perennial accumulation of crystalline ice, snow, rock, sediment, and water that originates on land and moves down...

    15 Feb 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • NDMA Guidelines to Tackle Glacial Bursts

    Why in News A Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) is suspected to have caused the flash floods in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. In October...

    10 Feb 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Mapping Seismic Hazard of Eastern Himalaya

    Why in News Recently, scientists have found the first geological evidence of an earthquake on the border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, documented...

    09 Feb 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Uttarakhand Flash Flood

    Why in News Recently, a glacial break in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhand led to massive Flash Flood in Dhauli Ganga and...

    08 Feb 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Pacific Ring of Fire

    The Ring of Fire, also referred to as the Circum-Pacific Belt, is a path along the Pacific Ocean characterized by active volcanoes and frequent...

    08 Feb 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Tectonic Plates

    Tectonic Plates A tectonic plate (also called lithospheric plate) is a massive, irregularly-shaped slab of solid rock, generally composed of both...

    01 Feb 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Conflict Over Nile

    Why in News Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have recently agreed to resume negotiations to resolve their decade-long complex dispute over the Grand...

    06 Jan 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • UNESCO Global Geoparks

    Why in News The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) is making efforts to get recognition of a geopark for Visakhapatnam...

    18 Nov 2020 Geographical Features and their Location

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