Geography: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Apr 10, 2018
  • 1Location of New Sainik Schools [ Edu., Defense, Geog. ]

    The Sainik Schools are a system of schools in India established and managed by the Sainik Schools Society under Ministry of Defence. They were conceived in 1961 by V. K. Krishna Menon, the then Defence Minister of India.

    Map of India Sainik School

    Map of India Sainik School

    Map of India Sainik School

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  • Mar 5, 2018
  • 1 Piece of Canada is Stuck to Australia (Important) [ Geog. ]

    Researchers at Curtin University in Australia found that more than a billion years ago a part of present-day Canada broke away from the fledging North American continent and smashed into Australia. A chunk of this land is present day Georgetown, Australia.

    Image of Piece of Canada is Stuck to Australia

    Image of Piece of Canada is Stuck to Australia

    Image of Piece of Canada is Stuck to Australia

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  • Mar 1, 2018
  • 1What is CVI? Rough Sea Eroding Coastal Villages in South Gujarat [ Env., Geog. ]

    Gujarat’s 1, 617 km coastline the longest in the country is the lifeline and is being chewed away across large swaths by the Arabian sea. The tides and currents are becoming high, thus reaching the villages on the banks of Arabian Sea.

    Image of Gujarat coast eroding away land

    Image of Gujarat coast eroding away land

    Image of Gujarat coast eroding away land

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  • Feb 15, 2018
  • 1What is Lean Period and Flush Period for Milk Supply? [ Policy-Governance, Geog. ]

    With the ‘flush season’ in milk production commencing, milk supply to Goa has been restored giving a respite to local consumers. Earlier in December, Goa had faced an acute shortage of milk, due to a prolonged lean season of milk.

    Chart of milk production in India 2017

    Chart of milk production in India 2017

    Chart of milk production in India 2017

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  • Feb 14, 2018
  • 1 Effect Climate on Rainfall Distribution Pattern of India. is It Due to Global Warming? (Important) [ Env., Geog. ]

    Government has undertaken many research studies to analyze the impact of global warming and climate change on rainfall pattern in India using observed rainfall data from more than 3000 rain-gauge stations spread over the country for 115 years (1901 - 2015).

    Map of climate change on rainfall pattern in India

    Map of climate change on rainfall pattern in India

    Map of climate change on rainfall pattern in India

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  • Feb 6, 2018
  • 1 What is Ash Content in Indian Coal? Difference Between Drift Theory & in-Situ Coal Seam (Important) [ Sci-Tech, Policy-Governance, Geog. ]

    Quality of Coal (ash content in the coal) is one of the important factors, which directly affects the power generation in the thermal power plant. Poor quality of coal or high ash content in coal reduces the efficiency of the steam power plant.

    Image of Drift Theory & In-situ Coal

    Image of Drift Theory & In-situ Coal

    Image of Drift Theory & In-situ Coal

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  • Feb 4, 2018
  • 1What is Bombogenesis? [ Env., Geog. ]

    Bombogenesis is a popular term that describes a mid-latitude cyclone that rapidly intensifies. It means rapidly deepening extra tropical cyclonic low-pressure area. Other names for Bombogenesis: Explosive cyclogenesis.

    Image of Bombogenesis

    Image of Bombogenesis

    Image of Bombogenesis

    • Weather bomb

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  • Jan 30, 2018
  • 1📹 VONA, WOVO, Vog & Laze - Volcanic Eruptions [ Geog. ]

    Next Week! ! International Court of Justice 📹: Why focusing on this topic? : Volcanic eruptions. Mt. Mayon, Philippines: Active stratovolcano near Legazpi, Part of Albay Biosphere Reserve declared by UNESCO in 2016.

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  • Jan 3, 2018
  • 1What is Alien Invasive Animal Species? Why Do Alien Species Become Invasive? [ Geog. ]

    Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) for the first time compiled a list of 157 alien invasive animal species excluding invasive microbe species. Alien species can arrive by human activity, either deliberate or accidental. Non-native species can have various effects on the local ecosy…

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  • Dec 14, 2017
  • 1📹 IAS Mains Geography Optional 2017 – Paper 2 (Part 2) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Geography optional paper was very predictable based on the recent happenings around the globe –indeed many concepts were similar to those asked in our past test series. In the 2018 Geography optional Test Series, we have reserved 2 mock test for the month of March to cover the co…

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  • 2📹 IAS Mains Geography Optional 2017 – Paper 2 (Part 1) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Geography optional paper was very predictable based on the recent happenings around the globe –indeed many concepts were similar to those asked in our past test series. In the 2018 Geography optional Test Series, we have reserved 2 mock test for the month of March to cover the co…

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  • Dec 7, 2017
  • 1📹 Ockhi Cyclone & Naming of Tropical Cyclones in North Indian Ocean [ Geog. ]

    Next Week! ! Blue Economy vs. Ocean Economy. Tropical Cyclone: What is Tropical Cyclone? - Organised convection or thunderstorm activity. Winds at low levels. Circulates in either anti-clockwise (in the northern hemisphere) or clockwise (in the southern hemisphere) direction.

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  • Dec 6, 2017
  • 1How Does IMD Name Cyclones? Do You Know 7 Classes of Cyclones? [ Geog. ]

    Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Ockhi was the most intense tropical cyclone to traverse the Arabian Sea since Cyclone Megh in 2015 and the third and strongest storm of the 2017 North Indian Ocean cyclone season.

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    Image of Ockhi 2017 track

    Image of Ockhi 2017 track

    • Ockhi originated …

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  • Nov 22, 2017
  • 1📹 IAS Mains Geography Optional 2017 – Paper 1 Section A (Part - 2) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Geography optional paper was very predictable based on the recent happenings around the globe –indeed many concepts were similar to those asked in our past test series. In the 2018 Geography optional Test Series, we have reserved 2 mock test for the month of March to cover the co…

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  • 2📹 IAS Mains Geography Optional 2017 – Paper 1 Section A (Part - 1) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Geography optional paper was very predictable based on the recent happenings around the globe –indeed many concepts were similar to those asked in our past test series. In the 2018 Geography optional Test Series, we have reserved 2 mock test for the month of March to cover the co…

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  • Sep 21, 2017
  • 1 New Tectonic Microplate “Malpelo Plate” Off the Coast of Ecuador (Important) [ Geog. ]

    Rice University’s researcher have found new tectonic mircoplate off Ecuador’s coast in the eastern Pacific Ocean and named it Malpelo plate, after a Colombian island and an oceanic ridge it contains.

    Image of Malpelo Plate

    Image of Malpelo Plate

    Image of Malpelo Plate

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