Major Straits of the World Part 3

Major Straits of the World Part 3 Straits of Indian Ocean: Bab-el-Mandeb: The Bab-el-Mandeb is a strait between Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula, and Djibouti and Eritrea in the Horn of Africa. It connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden. The Bab-el-Mandeb acts […]

Major Straits of the World Part 2

Major Straits of the World Part 2 Straits of Atlantic Ocean:  Part 2 Hudson Strait Hudson Strait links the Atlantic Ocean and Labrador Sea to Hudson Bay in Canada. This strait lies between Baffin Island and Nunavik, with its eastern entrance marked by Cape Chidley […]

Major Rivers of the World Part 4 

Major Rivers of the World Part 4 The Americas The Americas were a pair of unknown landmasses till in 1492 when Christopher Columbus reached it. Columbus in search of what he believed to be the sea route to India made landfall on what is part […]

Major Rivers of the World Part 3

Major Rivers of the World Part 3 Europe Europe, though physically part of the Eurasian Landmass, has been considered as a separate continent due to its large size and distinct culture. Europe is commonly considered to be separated from Asia by the watershed of the […]

Major Rivers of the World Part 2

Major Rivers of the World Part 2 Africa Africa is known as the cradle of mankind since it is believed that mankind originated from Africa. It is also home to one of the Ancient Civilisations in the world i.e., the Egyptian Civilisation. Hence let us […]

Major Rivers of the World Part 1

Major Rivers of the World Part 1 From Ancient times Civilisations have been found on the banks of rivers. The Egyptian Civilisation on the banks of River Nile. The Indus Valley Civilisation on the banks of Indus and its Tributaries. Mesopotamian Civilisation on the banks […]

Types of Economies

Types of Economies What is Economics: In simple terms, economics is the study of ‘what to produce,’ ‘how to produce,’ and ‘for whom to produce.’ It can also be defined as the study of using ‘scarce/limited resources’ to satisfy ‘unlimited wants’ of people. What is […]

Women and India Part 3

Women and India Part 3 Women organisations in India Arya Mahila Samaj: Arya Mahila samaj was started by Ramabai Saraswati in Pune on 1882 to provide education to women and to discourage and fight against the practice of child marriage. Women’s Indian Association (WIA): The […]

Women and India Part 2

Women and India Part 2 Women Rulers in India: India for all its patriarchal society, India has had multiple women rulers in the country throughout history. Even in Puranas we have strong female rulers who were known as wise and bold such as Draupadi and […]