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  • Indian Himalayan Region

    This editorial is based on “Policies and People / Don’t destroy the Himalayas for tourism gains” which was published in Hindustan...

    06 Aug 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Flood Situation in Kerala

    For Prelims: Flood, Landslides, Chalakudy River, Madhav Gadgil Committee, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) For Mains: Urban Flooding,...

    05 Aug 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Perennial Disaster - Floods

    This editorial is based on “Keeping head above water in Silchar” which was published in The Hindu on 02/07/2022. It talks about the...

    02 Jul 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Residual Flood Damage under Intensive Adaptation

    For Prelims: Flood Management, NDMA For Mains: Residual Flood Damage under Intensive Adaptation, Climate Change Why in News? According to a...

    25 Jun 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Seafloor Spreading

    For Prelims: Seafloor Spreading, tectonic plates, Ring of Fire, Pangea For Mains: Seafloor Spreading concept and associated geographic...

    25 Apr 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Zoji la Pass

    Why in News? Recently, Zoji la Pass has been opened for Civilian Traffic over Ladakh from Sonamarg. Zoji la is located in Drass, Ladakh at an...

    28 Mar 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Flood Plain Zoning

    For Prelims: Flood Plain Zoning, Floods, India’s Vulnerability to Floods. For Mains: Disaster Management, Significance and Challenges to the...

    15 Mar 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Tectonic Evolution of Greater Maldive Ridge

    For Prelims: Greater Maldive Ridge, Tectonic Plate, Moho Discontinuity, Isostasy, Transform Fault, seismic waves. For Mains: Important Geophysical...

    18 Feb 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Warming of High Altitude Himalayas

    For Prelims: Himalayas, Precipitable Water Vapour (PWV), Aerosols, Greenhouse gas, Radiation budget, Troposphere, For Mains: Geographical Features...

    11 Feb 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Atal Tunnel

    Why in News? Atal Tunnel has officially been certified by World Book of Records as the ‘World’s Longest Highway Tunnel above 10,000...

    10 Feb 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Pacific Ring of Fire

    For Prelims: Pacific Ring of Fire, Volcano, Earthquakes, Tectonic Plates, Subduction. For Mains: Features and Causes of Frequent Earthquakes in...

    20 Jan 2022 Geographical Features and their Location

  • Flood Plain Zoning

    Why in News Recently, a Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on preparedness and response to floods was presented in the...

    13 Nov 2021 Geographical Features and their Location

  • 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

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