Geography

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Jaldoot App

Context With the rapidly declining water table threatening to push many regions into drought, the Union government on has launched ...
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The ‘stubborn abnormal’ La Nina conditions

Context In what may be termed as an uncommon ocean phenomenon, the prevailing La Ninã conditions over the equatorial Pacific Ocean have entered ...
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Derecho storm

Context States of Nebraska, Minnesota and Illinois in the US were hit by a storm system called a derecho. About ...
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Madden-Julian Oscillation

Context Recently the Bay of Bengal region saw a cyclone named Cyclone Asani that gave rain to parts of the ...
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Drought in Numbers 2022 report

Context The Drought in Numbers 2022 report was recently presented by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) at ...
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Long Period Average

What is Long Period Average? Context The country is likely to receive a normal monsoon for the fourth consecutive year, the India ...
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Par Tapi Narmada river-linking project

Context The tribals in Gujarat will hold a public meeting in Kaprada in Valsad district to protest against the Centre’s ...
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National Floodplains Zoning Policy

Context Floodplains Zoning has been recognized as an effective non-structural measure for flood management. Floodplains zoning measures aim at demarcating ...
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Global Water System Project

Context The Global Water System Project, which was launched in 2003 as a joint initiative of the Earth System Science ...
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Karewas: Kashmir Valley’s ancient mound formations

Context Kashmir’s highly fertile alluvial soil deposits called ‘karewas’ are being destroyed in the name of development, much to the ...
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