Classification of Soils in India

By | February 7, 2015

According to ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) soils are divided into 8 categories. they are alluvial soils, Black cotton soils, Red soils, Laterite soils, Mountainous or forest soils, Arid or desert soils, Saline and alkaline soils Peaty and marshy soils. Image source : mapsofindia.com Alluvial Soils: Alluvial soils cover 24% of land surface in India and is… Read More »

Indian Geographical Extremes – General facts

By | February 7, 2015

S.No Feature Description 1 Area 3.28 million sq.km, which is 2.4% of the world’s total area. 2 Length(N-S) 3214 kms 3 Width (E-W) 2933 kms 4 Latitudinal Extent (Mainland) 8°4’N and 37°6’N 5 Longitudinal Extent 68°7’E and 97°25’E 6 Southern-most Point of Indian Mainland 8°4’N, known as Kanya kumari or Cape Camorin 7 Southern-most Point of India  6°0.5’N,… Read More »

Indian Classical Dances – Bharatanatyam, Kathakali , Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Sattriya

By | February 5, 2015

Indian classical dance for various codified art forms rooted in sacred Hindu musical theatre styles. Rig Veda refers to nritya (dances) and dancers. Natyashastra gave complete details about techniques and forms of dances. Indian Classical Dances Recognised by Sangeet Natak Akademi are Bharatanatyam, Kathakali , Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Sattriya, Mohiniattam and Manipuri. Bharatanatyam (Tamil Nadu): Bharatanatyam is a classical dance originating from… Read More »

Six Principle Organs of United Nations (UN)

By | February 3, 2015

The charter of United Nations established six principle organs of United Nations. The six Principle organs are listed below and written about them in brief. General assembly The security council the economic and social council the trusteeship council the international court of justice the secretariat General Assembly: The United Nation General Assembly UNGA is called as town meeting… Read More »