Recently, ONGC has by chance discovered a new oil reservoir could add nearly 58 million tonnes of initial oil in-place (IOIP) in ONGC’s producing D1 field, making it the third largest field in western offshore after the prolificMumbai High and Heera
Section-1: Geography: India Question - 27
A person travels from Kakinada to Vallarpadam Container Terminal via sea route. This means that he would travel from?
Occurrences of Coral Reefs in India The major reef formations in India are restricted to the Gulf of Mannar, Gulf of Kachchh, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands.
Scattered coral growth has also been reported along certain inter-tidal belts and submerged banks both on the east and west coasts of the country.
The reefs at present are important to the local community only to the extent of sustenance fishing. Tourism is being developed at some places though local communities do not benefit much from the revenue generated.
The health of corals, as deduced from the literature records since 60s has been on steady decline mainly due to stress from anthropogenic pressures and interference.
Section-1: Geography: India Question - 29
Which among the following states has the largest deposit of ilmenite mineral in the country?
The Chambal River is a tributary of the Yamuna River.
The river flows north-northeast through Madhya Pradesh, running for a time through Rajasthan, then forming the boundary between Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh before turning southeast to join the Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh state.