Sadan of Jharkhand

Who are Sadans? Sadans are the original non-tribal people of Jharkhand, but not all non-tribes are Sadans. The word ‘Sadan’ means people who were setteled here or inhabited the place. In the Sadani language, the house pigeon in Nagpuri is called ‘Sad Parewa’ and the wild pigeon or the pigeon that does not live in …

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Comparison between Tropical Cyclone and Temperate Cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Temperate Cyclone Origin Thermal Origin. Dynamic Origin: Coriolis Force, Movement of air masses. Latitude Confined to 10-30º N and S of equator. Confined to 35-65º N and S of equator. More pronounced in Northern hemisphere due to greater temperature contrast. Frontal system Absent. The very cyclone formation is due to frontogenesis. (Occluded Front). …

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OAS Mains Q&A: Landslides and Mass Movements

Subject: General Studies Paper-I Geography of India & Environment and Ecological Issues Question What are the different causes of Landslides? Suggest different measures to mitigate the menace of landslides and mass movements. Sample Answer Landslides are a regular natural hazard experienced in the hilly and mountainous areas all over the world. These are a type …

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Pairing Between Jupiter and Saturn: The Great Conjunction

Context For the last several days, sky watchers have been captivated by the Great Conjunction between Jupiter and Saturn. The closest pass between the place took place on Monday, December 21, but the spectacle itself began days earlier — and will last until at least Christmas Day. About Great conjunction A pairing between any pair …

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OAS Mains Q&A: Man-animal conflict

Question Give an account of causes and consequences of Man-animal conflict. Suggest few preventive measures Sample Answer Man-animal conflict simply refers to the interaction between man and animal and resultant negative impact on man and his resources or animal and its habitat. Kinds of Man-animal conflicts According to TERI University, the incidents of Man-Animal Conflicts …

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