India exports more water-dependent goods than any other country, but the country itself ready to run out of water. Two lakhs people in the country die each year because of the lack of safe water access. India’s water crisis may affect 10 crore people as Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and 18 other cities are likely to reach zero groundwater levels by the end of 2020. Chennai has more rains and better water resources than any other metro cities, but three rivers, four water bodies, five wetlands and six forests have already…Read More
Why India gets 25% of the air pollution deaths in the world?
The effects of Air pollution are increasing every year. Now more people are dying from the air polluted related illness. It outplays road traffic injuries, alcohol use, malaria, malnutrition, and physical inactivity in terms of the ill-health effects associated with it. In India, over 1.2 million people lost their lives due to air pollution. In general, air pollution caused by three of the most problematic pollutants fine particles (PM2.5), ozone, and household (indoor) air pollution. It released by the U.S based health effects Institute (HEI) as per the report 90%…Read More
10 most polluted cities in India
India is the country of fastest-growing economy, but its air is highly polluted. We have moved up 22 of the top 30 most polluted cities with 5 in China, 2 in Pakistan and 1 in Bangladesh. According to the World, Bank India stand up health- care costs and productivity losses from the pollution of as much 8.5% of gross domestic product. The level of air quality can cause breathing discomfort to those with Asthma and Heart diseases. The WHO estimated that 7 million people a year die prematurely from…Read More
THE EDUCATION SYSTEM IN BIHAR NEEDS QUICK REJUVENATION
Bihar’s broken education system has highest school dropout rate in India Indian state Bihar has a dropout rate of about 70% between grade 1 and grade 10. Isn’t it a surprising figure? The younger population of this North Indian state is growing up without getting a good quality education. Only 35.57% of the young population in the state is getting enrolled in colleges and universities. At present, there are 22 universities that are jointly offing 744 colleges. Only 7 colleges are there for 1 lakh population while the national average…Read More
STATUE OF UNITY: THE TALE OF 3,001 CRORE BIRTHDAY GIFT
STATUE OF UNITY WILL BE TWICE THE HEIGHT OF STATUE OF LIBERTY Built on the memory of the iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world, will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister on October 31st, 2018. So to increase the connectivity to the island, a 250-meter long bridge has been built by the Government of Gujarat. Flowers will be grown across the 230-hectare area look like a valley of flowers. The Statue of Unity was made 237.35 metres above sea…Read More
HOW IS THE HIMALAYAN RANGE WORKING AS THE LIFE-GIVER 1 BILLION PEOPLE?
The abode of gods is maintaining the overall happiness in south Asia The Himalayan Range has given us great river systems like the Ganga River, Chenab River, Indus River, Jhelum River, Nu Salween River, Yamuna River, Brahmaputra River, Yangtze River, and the Mekong River. As it contains the largest snow and ice mass outside the polar region, we call it the Third Pole. It has given us great river systems like the Ganga, Indus, Brahmaputra, Nu Salween, Yangtze, and the Mekong. Many glaciers in the Himalayan Range are the longest…Read More
WHY ARE HIMALAYAN GLACIERS MELTING FASTER THAN OTHER GLACIER ON THE PLANET?
Central Asia, including the Himalayas, is the third largest deposit of ice and snow in the world. The Himalayan range stores about 12000 km of fresh water and offers about 15000 glaciers, including the Gangotri, Yamunotri, Khumbu, Lang tang and Zemu glacier. Most of the Himalayan glaciers enter in Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Arunachal Pradesh. World’s ten largest glaciers include Biofo glacier in Pakistan, Perito Morino glacier in Argentina, Maguire glacier, Glacier Bay in Alaska, Pastaze glacier in Austria, Furtwangler glacier in Tanzania, Fox and Franz…Read More
BUDDHISM IN THE HIMALAYAS
Buddhism, based on the teachings of Siddhārtha Gautama, was started around the Kingdom of Magadha. It split into two branches – the Mahāsāṃghika and the Sthaviravāda – during the reign of Emperor Ashoka. Each of the branches further subdivided into numerous sub-sects throughout the subcontinent. The Theravāda in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia, and the Mahāyāna in the Himalayas and East Asia are two major branches of Buddhism exist now. Indian Buddhists mainly live in the Himalayan region, southern India, and near the Myanmar border. Today about 7.5 million people…Read More
HIMALAYAS, THE CITY OF GODS
The Himalayan range is spread across India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, and China. The name of the range which offers some of highest peaks of the world, including the highest Mount Everest, is composed of two words – himá (snow) and ā-laya (receptacle, dwelling). It boasts over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200 meters in elevation, including ten of the fourteen 8,000-meter peaks. It also offers major rivers like the Indus, the Ganges, the Brahmaputra, and the Yarlung Tsangpo. The Himalayas, Giri-Raj or the King of Mountains, are home to a diversity of…Read More
HIMALAYAN SECRETS: THE HIDDEN AND 5000-YEAR-OLD ARYANS
The English word Aryan which is used as a self-designation by Indo-Iranian people was borrowed from the Sanskrit word Aryan in the 18th century. Even though the meaning is not completely understood, the idea of being an Aryan was cultural, religious, and linguistic. Aryans come in northwestern India in heterogeneous groups. They would live in different part of the world including Europe, Central Asia, and North Weston India. During the 19th century and 20th century, they equated with Germanic and Nordic people. In adherence to a group of Historians, the…Read More