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Eastern Religions & Western Thought

Creative Guidance: Book Review – Eastern Religions And Western Thought – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Eastern Religions And Western Thought – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Amidst the chaos and confusion of historical events which appear to be driven by hunger for power and supremacy, there is a far deeper spiritual and universal purpose that has shaped the world as we know it [...]


Creative Guidance: Book Review – A History of Western Philosophy – Bertrand Russell

A History of Western Philosophy There are many ways to read this book, in its way, one of the key works of twentieth century philosophy. It can be used as an encyclopedia of philosophy, ordered not alphabetically, but chronologically. Many people in fact do use [...]


Creative Guidance – Eastern Religions Vs Western Philosophy– Inspirational & Educative Articles

Eastern Religions Vs Western Philosophy It is said that historically India is the only land which did not have any moral codes or regulations by which people were ruled and governed. This country existed and flourished purely on its spiritual and religious roots. People here simply [...]

Western Ghats Map

[Conversation] Western Ghats: Overview of Physical Geography, Rivers & Biodiversity

What is Western Ghats? Administrative Regions Western vs Eastern Ghats Western Ghat: Forest Western Ghats: Rivers West Flowing Rivers East Flowing rivers Western Ghats- Other Names Agriculture Western Ghats: Biodiversity Western Ghats has been in news because of Gadgil Committee report controversy. What is Western [...]

[Western Ghats] Threats to Biodiversity, Monoculture Plantation, Exotic Species, Sacred Groves

British Raj Exploitation Era and Approach of exploitation What are Sacred Groves? Fisheries and exotic species Mining in Western Ghats Sand Mafias Thermal power plants Transport and Communication Farm Houses and Resorts Construction and allied activities Monoculture Plantation is Bad? Tribals of Western [...]

Gadgil report on Western Ghats

[Western Ghats] Gadgil Report: Ecologically Sensitive Zones (ESZ), WGEA Authority (Part 3 of 4)

What is Gadgil Panel? Ecologically Sensitive Zones (ESZ) Western Ghats Ecology Authority (WGEA)? Hierarchy Structure Functions Zonal recommendations General recommendations In the last two articles, we saw Western Ghats: overview of physical geography and biodiversity: Threats to the biodiversity of Western Ghats: Gadgil Panel: origin [...]

[Western Ghats] Gadgil report: Why Controversies, Athirappilly, Gundia Projects: Explained

Controversies: Gadgil report Contro: “NO” to Dams in Kerala and Karnataka Athirappilly Project: Why problem? Adar Tribal displacement Gundia Project: why problem? Contro: R.T.I. stonewallingTM Contro: Committee pe Committee. Contro: Angry Kerala Government Contro: Mining mafias spreading baseless rumors Contro: Creation of separate [...]

Flora in Great Himalayan National Park

[Conservation] UNESCO status for Great Himalayan National Park, Draft Western Ghat Notification

Great Himalayan National Park Draft Notification on W.Ghats Great Himalayan National Park: UNESCO nomination why in News? March 2014: Government nominated it for UNESCO heritage site, because of its fragile ecology and inaccessibility. located at Kullu, Himachal Pradesh At the height of 1500-6000m. Climate: Western [...]

Chart Geography topicwise analysis Mains 2013 General Studies paper 1 UPSC

[Mains Answerkey] GS1-Geography-2013 (part 1/3): Analysis, booklist for Mains 2014, Contiental drift, Hot Deserts, Western Ghat Deltas sample answers with explaination

Prologue List of Questions asked Continuity of trend from 2011 & 2012 Was it Geography (Optional) friendly? How difficult was the Geography section in Mains 2013? Questions “came” from where? Which Geography Book to use for Mains 2014 Utility of Hindu in GS [...]

Geography Mains Answer Landslides

[Mains Answerkey] GS1-Geography-2013 (part 2/3): Cyclone naming, Landslides in Western Ghats, Urban Heat Islands, Temperature inversion, sample answers with explaination

GS Mains Geography Answerkey Part 2 of 3 [Disaster1]: Cyclone naming: how? [Disaster2] Landslides less in Western Ghat (5m) [Climate1] Urban Heat Island (5m) [Climate2] Temperature inversion GS Mains Geography Answerkey Part 2 of 3 We are solving the geography questions from UPSC Civil Service [...]

Western Ghat & Peninsular Plateus

[Geography Lecture] Rivers of India, Western Ghat & Peninsular Plateaus

Prologue G7/P3: Indian Geography-Peninsular Plateaus G7/P4: Rivers of India: Northern & Peninsular Prologue These geography lectures are conducted by Ms. Rajtanil at Sardar Patel institute of Public Administration (SPIPA), Ahmedabad. On 9th March, continuation of the Indian geography segment with two major topics- plateaus, [...]