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  • Cyclone Tauktae

    Why in News Recently, Cyclone Tauktae made landfall in Gujarat. The cyclone has left a trail of destruction as it swept through the coastal...

    18 May 2021 Geography

  • Illegal Sale of Uranium

    Why in News Two people were arrested under the Atomic Energy Act, 1962 for possessing uranium without licence and selling it illegally. On...

    11 May 2021 Geography

  • Indian Monsoon Resembled Australian Monsoon

    Why in News According to a recent study based on fossil leaves, Indian monsoon 25 million years ago resembled present day...

    07 May 2021 Geography

  • Lack of Fire Safety in India

    Why in News Over the past year, there have been deadly fires in hospital buildings, including those treating Covid-19 patients. The National...

    04 May 2021 Geography

  • Climate Change Causing Shift in Earth’s Axis

    Why in News A study published in Geophysical Research Letters of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) says that due to the significant melting of...

    03 May 2021 Geography

  • Assam Earthquake

    Why in News Recently, a powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam and other parts of Northeast. According to the...

    29 Apr 2021 Geography

  • Types of Forests in India

    Introduction Definition of Forest: At present, in India, there is no clear nationally-accepted definition of ‘forest’. States are...

    26 Apr 2021 Geography

  • Antarctica’s Doomsday Glacier

    Why in News Researchers from Sweden’s University of Gothenburg have been able to obtain data from underneath Thwaites Glacier, also known as...

    13 Apr 2021 Geography

  • Red Sea

    Why in News An Iranian freighter was hit by Israel in the Red Sea in retaliation for past Iranian strikes on its vessels. The blast struck the...

    08 Apr 2021 Geography

  • Effect of Dust on Monsoon

    Why in News Recently, a study details how the Indian monsoon gets influenced by the atmospheric dust particles swept up by winds from deserts in the...

    05 Apr 2021 Geography

  • Godavari River

    Why in News The Godavari water is to be released into the irrigation canals in East and West Godavari districts from the Polavaram irrigation...

    05 Apr 2021 Geography

  • Ken-Betwa Link Project

    Why in News Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh signed a memorandum of agreement to implement the Ken Betwa Link Project (KBLP), the...

    23 Mar 2021 Geography

  • Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project

    Why in News The Chief Minister of Rajasthan has demanded the national project status for the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP). The main...

    19 Mar 2021 Geography

  • Mullaperiyar Dam

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Mullaperiyar Dam Supervisory Committee to issue directions on issues concerning the...

    17 Mar 2021 Geography

  • Dams and Destruction

    Introduction About: A dam is a structure built across a river or stream to hold back water. Over the centuries dams have been built using...

    16 Mar 2021 Geography

  • 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 Geography

  • Declining Rainfall in Cherrapunji

    Why in News A recent study that looked at the rainfall pattern in the past 119 years found a decreasing trend at Cherrapunji (Meghalaya) and nearby...

    22 Feb 2021 Geography

  • Deglaciation and Threats

    Deglaciation Glaciers, ice caps and continental ice sheets cover some 10% of the earth’s land surface at the present time, whereas during...

    22 Feb 2021 Geography

  • 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 Geography

  • 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 Geography

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