River Interlinking Project

The Plan The mammoth plan entails linking nearly 60 rivers, including the mighty Ganges, which the govt hopes will cut farmers dependence on fickle monsoon rains by bringing millions of hectares of cultivable land under irrigation.   1. Ken-Betwa river interlinking project This project will involve construction of a dam on the Ken river, also … Continue reading River Interlinking Project

Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage

Conference on Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (CCUS): The CCUS Conference brings together carbon capture and GHG reduction technology decision-makers, scientists and government officials. It involves high-level strategic updates, case studies on emerging technologies, and connect on research in the industry to advance this important technology. The goal of the program is: To raise awareness … Continue reading Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage

About Khadi

Headline : BASICS: About Khadi Details :  KHADI Khadi (also known as khaddar) is a hand spun fabric.  It is a natural fiber cloth spun by hand in India, Bangladesh and PakistanKhadi is usually manufactured from cotton and is also made from silk and woolen yarn (called khadi silk and khadi wool respectively).  Ancient Link Hand-spinning … Continue reading About Khadi

ABOUT HURRICANES

ABOUT HURRICANES What is a hurricane? Hurricane is the most devastating and violent type of tropical cyclone. Tropical cyclones are circular storm that originate over warm tropical oceans and is characterized by low atmospheric pressure, high winds and heavy rain. There is no frontal formation. (A front is a boundary separating two air masses of … Continue reading ABOUT HURRICANES

Explained — This Word Means: Overseas Citizen of India

Headline : Explained — This Word Means: Overseas Citizen of India Details : In News The Indian government has revoked author AatishTaseer’s Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card. The ground cited by the government in revoking the OCI card was that Taseer's father was a Pakistani national.   About: Overseas Citizen of India An Overseas Citizen of … Continue reading Explained — This Word Means: Overseas Citizen of India

Future of tourism Editorial 11th Nov’19 FinancialExpress

Headline : Future of tourism Editorial 11th Nov'19 FinancialExpress Details : World Tourism Day: For the first time, India was the host country for the official celebration of the World Tourism Day on September 27. It was themed ‘Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future for All’, highlights the sector's contribution in employment generation. Importance of tourism … Continue reading Future of tourism Editorial 11th Nov’19 FinancialExpress

Irrawaddy Dolphins in Chilika lake

Chilika lake It is Asia's largest brackish water lagoon. It lies in Odisha state on the eastern coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya River flowing into the Bay of Bengal. Because of its rich bio-diversity and socio-economic importance, Chilika was designated as a Ramsar site in 1981 to afford better protection. It … Continue reading Irrawaddy Dolphins in Chilika lake