Pothamalamenhirs Stand Guard On Ancient Necropolis

🕔17:41, 12.Jul 2019

The sighting of new menhirs in Kerala has thrown light on the possible existence of a major ancient necropolis there. Read this article to know more about the pothamalamenhirs stand guard on ancient necropolis. Details It is perhaps the largest-ever

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Walker Circulation Southern Oscillation- El Nino and La Nina

🕔16:52, 8.Jul 2019

El Nino and La Nina For understanding the phenomena of El Nino and La Nina, first, we need to understand Walker Circulation. Trade winds, Westerlies, and Polar Easterlies form the general circulation patterns of the atmosphere. But there are some

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The Enduring Legacy Of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Of Punjab

🕔11:51, 28.Jun 2019

On June 27, a statue of Ranjit Singh, who ruled Punjab for almost four decades (1801-39), was inaugurated in Lahore. June 27 was the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh About Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ranjit Singh was born on November

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Heat Waves : Formation, Prevalence & Prevention

🕔14:26, 20.Jun 2019

Download PDF The heatwave is a period of abnormally high temperatures, more than the normal maximum temperature that occurs during the pre-monsoon (April to June) summer season. Heat waves typically occur between March to June, and in some rare cases

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World Population Projections 2019

🕔11:13, 19.Jun 2019

Download PDF Some of the key takeaways from ‘The World Population Prospects 2019’ published by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.: Projected world population by 2050: The global population is projected to increase by

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Vayu no longer a cyclone, to cross as low pressure

🕔13:05, 18.Jun 2019

Download PDF News Cyclone Vayu has weakened into a “depression” and is likely to weaken further into a “well-marked low-pressure area” before crossing the north Gujarat coast More in News The cyclone was earlier predicted to make landfall in Gujarat

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By 2027, India population to cross China’s: UN

🕔11:09, 18.Jun 2019

Download PDF News The global population is projected to increase by another 2 billion people by 2050, from 7.7 billion in 2019 to 9.7 billion thirty years down the line, according to ‘The World Population Prospects 2019’ published by the

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Can India’s cities accommodate climate migrants?

🕔11:14, 12.Jun 2019

Download PDF News In India, evidence about climate migration is less although the number of climate migrants could be high, given the recent events of frequent floods and droughts. Climate Migrant The term ‘climate migrants’ is used to refer to

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World Day Against Child Labour

🕔10:44, 12.Jun 2019

Download PDF The World Day Against Child Labour will be observed on 12 June to raise awareness about the plight of child labourers worldwide More in News The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the World Day Against it in 2002

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NSSO data on Female Participation In Workforce

🕔13:18, 11.Jun 2019

Download PDF News The latest periodic labour force survey (PLFS) data published by the NSSO shows female participation in the workforce has declined More in News Latest NSSO data shows female participation in the workforce has declined further to 23.3

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