Monthly Archives: February 2017

India’s Lone Volcano is Active

India’s only live volcano+ in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is active again and started spewing smoke and lava again. After lying dormant for 150 years, Barren Island volcano erupted in 1991 and has been showing sporadic activity since then, scientists … Continue reading

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An Enviable Feat:India puts record 104 satellites into orbit, in one go Including 103 Nano Satellites-Age of Nano Satellites is Here

In an enviable feet,India has successfully launched record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday, in the latest triumph for its famously economical space agency.The launch was done with the help of indigenous Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle … Continue reading

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Human Ocean at Taj

Taj is  breathtaking. It has a magnificent pull on people. Because of this pull people flock to the Taj. I visited and there was an ocean of humanity there. Compare it will earlier picture and you may notice the difference.On … Continue reading

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Urban Settlements/Systems Defined

A Human Settlement is a place where people live and interact through activities such as agriculture, trading and entertainment A rural settlement system is a community involved predominantly primary activities such as farming, lumbering and mining. An urban settlement system engages … Continue reading

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