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Thursday, March 9, 2017

River Projects in India

ProjectRiver State
Bansagar ProjectSonBihar
Uttar Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Bargi ProjectBargiMadhya Pradesh
Beas ProjectBeasHaryana
Punjab
Rajasthan
Bhadra ProjectBhadraKarnataka
Bhakhra Nangal ProjectSutlejPunjab,
Himachal Pradesh ,
Haryana,
Rajsthan
Bheema ProjectPawanaMaharashtra
Chambal ProjectChambalRajasthan
Madhya Pradesh
Damodar Ghati ProjectDamodarJharkhand
West Bengal
Dulhasti ProjectChinabJammu & Kashmir
Durga Barrage ProjectDamodarWest Bengal
Jharkhand
Farakka ProjectGanga, BhagirathiWest Bengal
Gandak ProjectGandakiBihar, Uttar Pradesh
Ganga Sagar ProjectChambalMadhya Pradesh
Ghatprabha ProjectGhatprabhaKarnataka
Girna ProjectGirnaMaharashtra
Hansdev Bango ProjectHansdevMadhya Pradesh
Hidkal ProjectGhatprabhaKarnataka
Hirakud ProjectMahanadiOrissa
Idduki ProjectPeriyarKerala
Indira Gandhi Canal ProjectSatlajRajasthan
Punjab
Haryana
Jawahar Sagar ProjectChambalRajasthan
Jayakwadi ProjectGodawariMaharashtra
Kakrapara ProjectTaptiGujrat
Kangsawati ProjectKangsawatiWest Bengal
Kol Dam ProjectSutlajHimachal Pradesh
Kosi ProjectKosiBihar & Nepal
Koyana ProjectKoyana Maharashtra
Krishna ProjectKrishnaKarnataka
Kunda ProjectKundaTamilnadu
Let Bank Ghaghra CanalGanagaUttar Pradesh
Madhya Ganaga CanalGanagaUttar Pradesh
Mahanadi Delta ProjectMahanadiOdisha
Malprabha ProjectMalprabhaKarnataka
Mandi ProjectVyasHimachal Pradesh
Matatilla ProjectBetwaUttar Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Mayurakshi Project MayurakshiWest Bengal
Minimato Bango Hasdeo ProjectHasdeo Bango riverMadhya Pradesh
Muchkund ProjectMuchkundOdisha
Andhra Pradesh
Nagarjunsagar ProjectKrishnaAndhra Pradesh
Nagpur Power ProjectKoradiMaharashtra
Narmada Sagar ProjectNarmadaMadhya Pradesh
Gujarat
Nathpa Jhakri ProjectSutlajHimachal Pradesh
Panam ProjectPanamGujarat
Panama ProjectPanamaGujarat
Panchet ProjectDamodarJharkhand
West Bengal
Pong ProjectBeasPunjab
Poochampad ProjectGodawariAndhra Pradesh
Purna ProjectPurnaMaharashtra
Rajasthan Canal ProjectSutlej, Vyas, RaviRajasthan
Punjab
Haryana
Ramganga ProjectRamgangaUttar Pradesh
Rana Pratap Sagar ProjectChambalRajsthan
Ranjeet Sagar ProjectRaviPunjab
Rihand ProjectRihandUttar Pradesh
Salal ProjectChenabJammu & Kashmir
Sardar Sarovar ProjectNarmadaMadhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Sarhind ProjectSutlajHaryana
Sharawati ProjectSharawatiKarnataka
Sharda ProjectSharda, GomtiUttar Pradesh
Shivsamundram ProjectKaveriKarnataka
Sutlaj ProjectChinabJammu & Kashmir
Tawa ProjectTawaMadhya Pradesh
Tehri Dam ProjectBhagirathiUttarakhand
Tilaiya ProjectBarakarJharkhand
Tulbul ProjectChinabJammu & Kashmir
Tungbhadra ProjectTungbhadraAndhra Pradesh.
Karnataka
Ukai ProjectTaptiGujarat
Upper Penganga ProjectPenangaMaharashtra
Uri Power ProjectJhelumJammu & Kashmir
Vyas ProjectVyasRajasthan
Punjab
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh

Monday, March 7, 2016

RIVER & THEIR PLACES OF ORIGIN

GANGA : Gangotri (Uttarakhand)


INDUS : Mansarovar (Tibet)


NARMADA : Maikal Hills,Amarkantak (MP)


TAPT/TAPTI : Satpura Range, Betul (MP)


MAHANADI : Nagri Town (Chhattisgarh)


BRAHAMPUTRA : Chemayungdung (Tibet)


SUTLEJ : Mt Kailash (Tibet)


BEAS : Rohtang Pass (Himachal Pradesh)


GODAVARI : Nasik (Maharashtra)


KRISHNA : Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra)


CAUVERY : Brahmagiri Hills, Coorg (Karnataka)


SABARMATI : Udaipur, Aravalli Hills (Rajasthan)


RAVI : Chamba (Himachal Pradesh)


PENNER : Nandi Hills, Chickballapur (Karnataka)

Friday, January 15, 2016

RIVERS & THEIR PLACES OF ORIGIN

  GANGA : Gangotri (Uttarakhand)
  INDUS : Mansarovar (Tibet)
  NARMADA : Maikal Hills,Amarkantak (MP)
  TAPT/TAPTI : Satpura Range, Betul (MP)
  MAHANADI : Nagri Town (Chhattisgarh)
  BRAHAMPUTRA : Chemayungdung (Tibet)

  SUTLEJ : Mt Kailash (Tibet)
  BEAS : Rohtang Pass (Himachal Pradesh)
  GODAVARI : Nasik (Maharashtra)
  KRISHNA : Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra)
  CAUVERY : Brahmagiri Hills, Coorg (Karnataka)
  SABARMATI : Udaipur, Aravalli Hills (Rajasthan)
  RAVI : Chamba (Himachal Pradesh)
  PENNER : Nandi Hills, Chickballapur (Karnataka)

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Chief Crops and the State Producing of Them

● Barley—U.P., Rajasthan, Bihar, Punjab and Haryana.
● Cardamom—Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
● Cashewnut—Kerala, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Odisha.
● Coffee—Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiri Hills) and Kerala.
● Cotton—Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, U.P., Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh.
● Gram and Pulses—U.P., Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
● Ground nut—Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
● Jute—Asom, West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha.
● Maize—U.P., Bihar, Punjab and Rajasthan.
● Rice—West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, U.P. and Odisha.
● Rubber—Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andman and Nicobar.
● Saffron—Jammu and Kashmir State.
● Sugarcane—U.P., Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Haryana, Punjab and Gujarat.
● Tobacco—Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, U.P., West Bengal, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka.
● Wheat—U.P., Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra.

Indian Towns Associated with Industries or Factories


  • Agra (U.P.)—Marble, leather, carpets, stoneware. 
  • Ahmedabad (Gujarat)—Cotton Textiles. 
  • Aligarh (U.P.)—Locks, cutlery and dairy industry. 
  • Ambernath (Maharashtra)—Machine Tools Prototype Factory. 
  • Ankleshwar (Gujarat)—Oil fields. 
  • Bangaluru (Karnataka)—Cotton textiles, toys, carpets, motors, Hindustan Aircraft, Telephone and Machine tools. 
  • Bareilly (U.P.)—Resin industry, Bamboo wood work, Match Factory. 
  • Batanagar—Shoes Bhilai (Chhattisgarh)—Steel. 
  • Bokaro (Jharkhand)—Steel plant. 
  • Mumbai—Cotton textiles, cinema, woollen goods etc. 
  • Kolkata (West Bengal)—Jute, Electric bulbs and lamps. 
  • Chitranjan (West Bengal)—Locomotive. 
  • Chhindwara (M. P.)—Coal, Lime-stone. 
  • Churk (U.P.)—Cement. 
  • Cochin (Kerala)—Ship-building, coffee, coconut, oil, coirmat rubber. 
  • Cyberabad (Andhra Pradesh)—Electronics Computer etc. Information Technology. 
  • Dalmianagar (Jharkhand)—Cement. 
  • Delhi—D.D.T., Textiles and Housing. 
  • Dhariwal (Punjab)—Woollen goods. 
  • Digboi—Petroleum. 
  • Durgapur (West Bengal)—Steel. 
  • Firozabad (U.P.)—Glass. 
  • Guntur (A.P.)—Cotton manufacture. 
  • Gwalior (M.P.)—Pottery. 
  • Jaipur (Raj.)—Embroidery, pottery, brassware. 
  • Jalahalli—Machine Tools Factory and Electronics. 
  • Jamshedpur (Jharkhand)—Iron and Steel goods. 
  • Jharia (Jharkhand)—Coal. 
  • Katni (M.P.)—Cement. 
  • Kalamassery (Kerala)—Hindustan Machine Tools. 
  • Khetri (Rajasthan)—Copper. 
  • Ludhiana (Punjab)—Hosiery. 
  • Moradabad (U.P.)—Utensils, Calico-printing. 
  • Mysore (Karnataka)—Silk. 
  • Narora (U.P.)—Atomic Power Unit. 
  • Nangal (Punjab)—Fertilizers. 
  • Nepanagar (M.P.)—Newsprint. 
  • Neyveli—Lignite. Nunamati—Oil-refining. 
  • Perambur (Tamil Nadu)—Integral Coach Factory. 
  • Pimpri (Maharashtra)—Penicillin Factory. 
  • Pinjore (Haryana)—Hindustan Machine Tools. 
  • Rana Pratap Sagar (Rajasthan)—Hydro Power Plant. 
  • Rawatbhata (Raj.)—Atomic Power Plant near Kota. 
  • Raniganj (West Bengal)—Coal mines. 
  • Renukoote (U.P.)—Hindustan Aluminium works. 
  • Rourkela (Odisha)—Steel, Fertilizers. 
  • Rupnarainpur (West Bengal)—Cables. 
  • Saharanpur (U.P.)—Mangoes, Cigarette factory, paper mill. 
  • Sindri (Jharkhand)—Fertilizers. 
  • Singareni (Andhra Pradesh)—Coal. 
  • Singhbhum (Jharkhand)—Copper. 
  • Srinagar (Kashmir)—Woollen Shawls, silks, wood work embroidery. 
  • Surajpur (Haryana)—Cement factory. 
  • Surat (Gujarat)—Textiles. Sholapur (Maharashtra)—Cotton textiles. 
  • Tarapur (Maharashtra)—Atomic Power Plant. 
  • Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu)—Cigar. 
  • Titagarh (West Bengal)—Paper and Jute. 
  • Trombay (Maharashtra)—Atomic Reactors, Fertilizers, oil refineries, Uranium Thorium Factory.
  •  Vijaypur (M.P.)—Fertilizers. 
  • Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)—Ship building, Iron and Steel and Oil refinery. 
  • Zainkot (Jammu and Kashmir)—Hindustan Machine Tools (Watches).

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Famous Volcanoes in the World

NameCountry 
» Erebus-Antarctica
» Ojos dei Saldo-Argentina-Chile
» Cameroon Mt.-Cameroon
» Guallatiri-Chile
» Lascar-Chile
» Tupungatito-Chile
» Nevado del Ruiz-Colombia
» Purace-Colombia
Cotopaxi Valcano
» Cotopaxi-Ecuador
» Sangay-Ecuador
» Tacana-Guatemala
Barren Island Valcano (Andaman)
» Tajumulco-Guatemala
» Barren Island (Andaman)-India
» Semeru-Indonesia (Java)
» Rindjiani-Indonesia (Lombok)
Mt. Etna Valcano
» Mt. Etna-Italy
» Mt. Unzen-Japan
» Popocatepetl-Mexico
» Mt.Pinatubo-Philippines
» Klyuchevskaya Sopka-Russia
» Pico de Teide-Spain
» Mauna Loa-US
» Nyirangongo-Zaire

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Famous cities of India and their sobriquets

Abode of God: Allahabad
Boston of India: Ahmadabad
City of Nawabs:  Lucknow
City of the Golden Temple: Amritsar
Pink City: Jaipur
Pittsburg of India: Jamshedpur
Silicon Valley of India: Bangalore
Twin Cities: Hyderabad-Secunderabad
City of Buildings: Kolkata
City of Festivals: Madurai
Queen of the Arabian Sea: Kochi

Changed Names of Cities and Nations


Previous NameChanged Name
AbyssiniaEthiopia
BataviaDjakarta
BasutolandLesotho
BechuanalandBotswana
BurmaMyanmar
ChristinaOslo
ConstantinopleIstanbul
DaccaDhaka
Dutch East IndiesIndonesia
CeylonSri Lanka
East TimorLoro Sae
EgyptUnited Arab Rep
FormosaTaiwan
Gold CoastGhana
HollandThe Netherlands
NipponJapan
LeopoldvilleKinshasa
MesopotamiaIraq
Northern RhodesiaZambia
PekingBejing
PersiaIran
RangoonYangon
RhodesiaZimbabwe
SiamThailand
South West AfricaNamibia
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