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  • 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 Geography

  • 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 Geography

  • 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 Geography

  • Ageing Dams of India: UN Report

    Why in News According to a United Nations (UN) report "Ageing water infrastructure: An emerging global risk", over 1,000 large dams in India will be...

    02 Feb 2021 Geography

  • 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 Geography

  • Ratle Hydro Electric Project

    Why in News The Union Cabinet has given its approval for 850 MegaWatt (MW) Ratle hydropower project on Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir. Key...

    22 Jan 2021 Geography

  • El Nino and La Nina

    El Nino and La Nina are complex weather patterns resulting from variations in ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific Region. They are...

    18 Jan 2021 Geography

  • Domestic Vanadium Deposits

    Why in News A recent exploration by Geological Survey of India (GSI) has found reserves of Vanadium in Arunachal Pradesh. GSI is an attached...

    12 Jan 2021 Geography

  • Domestic Exploration of Lithium

    Why in News Recent surveys by the Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD) have shown the presence of lithium resources in...

    11 Jan 2021 Geography

  • Report on Lightning Strikes

    Why in News According to a report published by the Climate Resilient Observing Systems Promotion Council (CROPC), the number of deaths due to...

    04 Jan 2021 Geography

  • Iceberg A68a

    Why in News Iceberg A68a, which calved from Antarctica in 2017, has been floating off the coast of South Georgia island. This has prompted fears...

    28 Dec 2020 Geography

  • Kilauea Volcano: Hawaii

    Why in News Recently, Kilauea volcano in Hawaii’s Big Island erupted which was followed by an earthquake of magnitude 4.4. Key...

    23 Dec 2020 Geography

  • Winter Solstice

    Why in News 21st December or the Winter Solstice marks the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The same day marks the Summer...

    22 Dec 2020 Geography

  • El Niño & Drought

    Why in News In a recent study by Indian Institute of Science’s (IISc) Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), it has been found...

    14 Dec 2020 Geography

  • Recovery from Coal Mining in Meghalaya’s Moolamylliang

    Why in News Moolamylliang, a village in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, is making progress in becoming a greener place amid abandoned...

    07 Dec 2020 Geography

  • Subdued Northeast Monsoon

    Why in News Rainfall over the southern peninsular region has been deficient so far, indicating that the northeast monsoon has remained subdued this...

    26 Nov 2020 Geography

  • Cyclone Nivar

    Why in News Recently, the tropical cyclone Nivar has made landfall along the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast. Landfall refers to the phenomenon of a...

    26 Nov 2020 Geography

  • Earthquake Concentrations in Dharchula Region

    Why in News Recently, scientists at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) have unearthed large concentrations of micro and moderate magnitude...

    10 Nov 2020 Geography

  • Cold Wave

    Why in News As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), there are cold wave conditions over Delhi. Key Points Cold Wave: A rapid fall in...

    04 Nov 2020 Geography

  • Tectonically Active Zone of Himalayas

    Why in News Recently, a group of scientists from the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehradun have found that the Indus-Tsangpo Suture...

    28 Oct 2020 Geography

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