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  • 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 Geography

  • 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 Geography

  • Coastal Vulnerability Index

    For Prelims: Coastal Vulnerability, CVI, Sea Level Rise, INCOIS, Coastal Multi-Hazard Vulnerability Mapping. For Mains: Disaster Management,...

    10 Feb 2022 Geography

  • Climatic Regions of World: Part-I

    About Climate is the average weather conditions in a place over a long period of time—30 years or more. And as you probably already know,...

    28 Jan 2022 Geography

  • Unusually Colder and Wetter Winter

    For Prelims: Western Disturbances, La Nina. For Mains: Weather Patterns such as La Nina and their impact on India’s weather. Why in...

    28 Jan 2022 Geography

  • 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 Geography

  • Indonesia Relocating its Capital

    For Prelims: Indonesia’s new capital, Rising Sea Levels and responsible factors For Mains: Reasons of Rising Sea Levels and its...

    19 Jan 2022 Geography

  • Rare Earth Metals

    For Prelims: Rare Earth Metals and its significance For Mains: Rare Earth Metals, Need to develop capabilities to increase its production in India...

    17 Jan 2022 Geography

  • Western Ghats

    Introduction The Western Ghats, also known as the Sahyadri Hills, are well known for their rich and unique assemblage of flora and fauna. The...

    08 Jan 2022 Geography

  • Deforestation in Cerrado: Brazil

    For Prelims: Deforestation, its causes and effects, Savanna, location of various grasslands. For mains: Deforestation, its causes and effects,...

    05 Jan 2022 Geography

  • Meghalayan Age

    Why in News? Geologists have decided to classify the past 4,200 years as the Meghalayan Age. It is the most recent unit of the Geologic Time...

    01 Jan 2022 Geography

  • Earthquake

    Why in News Recently, a shallow and strong earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck the Myanmar-India border region early. Key...

    26 Nov 2021 Geography

  • Weather Forecasting

    Why in News Recently, 21 trekkers died at the Lamkhaga Pass trek in four mountaineering and trekking expeditions which once again puts the spotlight...

    16 Nov 2021 Geography

  • Emergence of Earliest Continental Landmass

    Why in News A new study has suggested that the earliest continental landmass emerged 3.2 billion year ago instead of 2.5 billion years ago (as per...

    13 Nov 2021 Geography

  • 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 Geography

  • Leonids Meteor Shower

    Why in News The annual Leonids Meteor Shower has begun and will be active between 6th and 30th November, with peak activity expected on 17th...

    10 Nov 2021 Geography

  • Water Level in Mullaperiyar Dam

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court has directed the Supervisory Committee to take an immediate and firm decision on the maximum water level...

    29 Oct 2021 Geography

  • Widespread Northeast Monsoon: IMD

    Why in News According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the northeast monsoon, which makes up for most of Tamil Nadu's annual rainfall,...

    27 Oct 2021 Geography

  • Double-Dip La Niña

    Why in News Recently, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, an American scientific agency) has declared that La Niña has...

    21 Oct 2021 Geography

  • A Spatial Shift of Heatwaves in India

    Why in News Recently, a study has found a spatial shift of heatwaves in India, now occurring in new regions in the country. It also added that...

    12 Oct 2021 Geography

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