Monthly Archive:: July 2013


INSAT-3D, India’s advanced meteorological satellite was successfully launched by an European rocket, Ariane-5 (VA214) from the spaceport of Kourou, French Guiana, giving a boost to weather forecasting and disaster warning systems. According to ISRO, INSAT-3D adds a new dimension to weather monitoring through its atmospheric sounding system, which provides vertical profiles of temperature, humidity and integrated


Here in this article, we will discuss few major issues faced by Indian Forestry. Indian Forests face a number of problems which are both Natural and Man-made.Few of them are as follows: 1- Deforestation– Shifting Agriculture, Overgrazing etc has led to fast dwindling forest cover in India. Even the small area which is under forest

Flood Disaster Management

In this article of flood disaster management , we will try to introspect the main steps that could be taken to contain the Disaster: To understand what floods are, CLICK HERE 1) Reduction of Runoff Runoff can be reduced by increasing infiltration of the surface water into the ground in the catchment area.This can be done by large


Flood is a natural hazard which occurs in response to heavy rainfall and it becomes a disaster when it creates heavy loss to life and property. Causes of Flood A combination of unfavourable meteorological and physical factors working together leads to a serious flood situation resulting in a disaster. Following are the major causes of

Port of the Year Award- Paradip Port

Recently  SCOPE International Conference & Exhibition 2013 has awarded Paradip Port as the Major Port of the Year for its excellence in the performance in year 2012-2013. This award was received by the Chairman, Paradip Port Trust (PPT) Mr. S S Sharma. About Paradip Port(Port of the Year) * It is one of the Major Port

Tour de France 2013

Britain’s Chris Froome has won 100th edition of Tour de France on 22nd July 2013 becoming the 2nd Briton to win this epic race consecutively. Previous year tour was won by Sir Bradley Wiggin of Britain. Facts and Figures about Tour de France 2013 * Marcel Kittel claimed the final stage of the race. *

Stone Age

The age when the prehistoric man began to use stones for utilitarian purpose is termed as Stone Age. STONE AGE: History of India starts from stone age & it has been divided in to 3 broad divisions :- 1. Paleolithic Age( from unknown time- till 8000 B.C) 2. Mesolithic Age (8000- 4000 B.C) 3. Neolithic

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