Geography
How African Sahara amplified a drought in Asia -The Hindu-06-09-2020
2020-09-07 11:17

Recent scientific studies point to a connection between the end of the Green Sahara and this mega-drought. As the Sahara started losing its vegetat… Continue Reading

Balancing priorities -THE HINDU- 10-AUG-2020
2020-08-10 21:35

NEWS: Landslide in Idukki district of Kerala has claimed 22 lives thus far and rendered several families homeless. DETAILS: Heavy rainfall in Kera… Continue Reading

CM unveils Mumbai’s new flood warning system, calls it a boon-THE HINDU-13-06-2020
2020-06-14 10:56

Context: Uddhav Thackeray unveils Mumbai’s new flood warning system, calls it a boon. Details: *The flood warning system called IFLOWS-Mumbai,… Continue Reading

CM unveils Mumbai’s new flood warning system, calls it a boon-THE HINDU-13-06-2020
2020-06-14 10:44

Context: Uddhav Thackeray unveils Mumbai’s new flood warning system, calls it a boon. Details: *The flood warning system called IFLOWS-Mumbai,… Continue Reading

Tremble after the tremors-THE HINDU-07-06-2020
2020-06-08 07:29

Details: Since May 15, the National Center for Seismology has recorded seven small earthquakes, ranging from 1.8 to 4.5 on the Richter scale, with … Continue Reading

Monsoon bounty-THE HINDU-03-06-2020
2020-06-03 22:47

Details: The monsoon has finally set in over Kerala in keeping with the textbook date of June 1. In May, the IMD had forecast a four-day delay in t… Continue Reading

Nisarga barrels towards Mumbai-THE HINDU-03-06-2020
2020-06-03 22:00

Details: Maximum City on red alert as cyclone set to make landfall near Alibaug. All activity that was set to resume from Wednesday in the State… Continue Reading

A new architecture in quake-prone areas-THE HINDU-02-06-2020
2020-06-03 08:09

Details: ” The Bhuj earthquake in 2001. A few days after the Kutch earthquake in January 2001, I was ringing the doorbell at Arthur C. Clarke’s… Continue Reading

Monsoon hits Kerala with cyclone in the background-THE HINDU-02-06-2020
2020-06-03 07:39

Details: The monsoon has arrived in Kerala, the India Meteorological Department said on Monday. This is four days earlier than what the IMD had for… Continue Reading

Cyclone brewing in Arabian Sea-THE HINDU-01-06-2020
2020-06-02 09:19

Details: The IMD has indicated that the monsoon is likely to set in over Kerala early this week though other agencies say it has already set in. Cu… Continue Reading

Nascent Arabian Sea cyclone may delay monsoon arrival-THE HINDU-30-05-2020
2020-05-31 08:57

Details: Uncertainty clouds the monsoon’s arrival over Kerala. Once the monsoon season sets in, there’s a certain uncertainty too in all weathe… Continue Reading

Bengal, Odisha get promised Rs1,500 cr.-THE HINDU-26-05-2020
2020-05-27 09:15

Details: The National Crisis Management Committee , chaired by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, met on Monday to discuss the relief and restoration m… Continue Reading

Amphan Cyclone -THE HINDU-22-05-2020.
2020-05-23 10:17

Details: The trail of death and devastation that Cyclone Amphan has left in West Bengal and Odisha demonstrates, once again, the fragile state of e… Continue Reading

Amphan batters West Bengal, Odisha-THE HINDU-21-05-2020
2020-05-21 22:29

Details: Three persons were killed as super cyclonic storm Amphan made landfall near Sagar Islands in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on … Continue Reading

Amphan batters West Bengal, Odisha-THE HINDU-21-05-2020
2020-05-21 22:25

Details: Three persons were killed as super cyclonic storm Amphan made landfall near Sagar Islands in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on … Continue Reading

3 lakh evacuated as Amphan hurtles towards Bengal coast-THE HINDU-20-05-2020
2020-05-21 09:14

Details: On Tuesday evening, the cyclone lay about 360 km south of Paradip in Odisha and 510 km south-southwest of Digha. Very high wind speeds ran… Continue Reading

Odisha, West Bengal brace for Amphan-THE HINDU-19-05-2020
2020-05-20 13:27

Details: The sea turned rough in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on May 18, 2020, under the influence of Amphan. Currently, Amphan is located about … Continue Reading

Monsoon will arrive on June 5, says IMD-THE HINDU-16-05-2020
2020-05-16 22:46

Details: The difference in the arrival dates by both agencies is as much as a week. The normal date of onset for the State is June 1. In a statemen… Continue Reading

Andhra Pradesh to send back 13,000 tonne styrene to South Korea-THE HINDU -12-05-2020
2020-05-13 07:26

Details: The gas will be transported in two consignments: Jolted by the death of 12 persons and hundreds falling sick due to gas leak at LG Poly… Continue Reading

Green tribunal directs LG Polymers to deposit 50 cr rupees-THE HINDU-09-05-2020
2020-05-10 08:34

Details: The National Green Tribunal on Friday directed LG Polymers India to deposit an initial amount of Rs.50 crore for the damage caused by the … Continue Reading

India’s birds suffering dramatic population declines, warns scientific report
2020-02-18 20:09

News: Over a fifth of India’s bird diversity, ranging from the Short-toed Snake Eagle to the Sirkeer Malkoha, has suffered strong long-term decli… Continue Reading

New species of urban lizard found in Guwahati-THE HINDU-17-02-2020
2020-02-17 14:36

News: Guwahati, the largest city in the Northeast, has yielded a new species of lizard – the urban bent-toed gecko. Markedly different The … Continue Reading

Urban heat islands in India-THE HINDU-16-02-2020
2020-02-16 23:35

News: Understanding urban heat island effect: An urban heat island is where the temperature in a densely populated city is as much as 2 degrees … Continue Reading

New 10 Ramsar Convention-THE HINDU-29-01-2020
2020-01-30 07:31

The Ramsar Convention has declared 10 more wetland sites from India as sites of national importance. Ramsar sites are those which are declared under t… Continue Reading

New 10 Ramsar Convention-THE HINDU-29-01-2020
2020-01-30 07:16

The Ramsar Convention has declared 10 more wetland sites from India as sites of national importance. Ramsar sites are those which are declared under t… Continue Reading

SINKHOLE- THE HINDU
2020-01-18 19:03

News: Six people were killed and 10 are believed to be missing after a bus and some pedestrians were swallowed by a sinkhole in China’s Xining ci… Continue Reading

Why are bushfires raging in Australia?-Editorial-The Hindu-12-01-2020
2020-01-12 20:40

Abstract: The Worst Bushfires in Australian History. Overview: Australia’s bushfires have razed more than 10.3 million hectares (103,300 s… Continue Reading

The Drake Passage-Indian Express-30-12-2019
2019-12-30 11:31

News: As per the Guinness World Records, the row represents, among other firsts, the first row on the Southern Ocean, the first row across the Dra… Continue Reading

Villagers in M.P. oppose removal of godman’s shrine-The Hindu- 28-12-2019, Page-5
2019-12-28 21:02

News: The Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh, in Vindhya Range in central India. It has been a wildlif… Continue Reading

Annular Solar Eclipse The Hindu-27-12-2019 -Page-1
2019-12-27 22:46

What is an Eclipse? An eclipse happens when the moon while orbiting the Earth, comes in between the sun and the Earth, due to which the moon blocks… Continue Reading