What is Cholistan Desert?

The word Cholistan is derived from the Turkish word Chol, which means Desert. Cholistan thus means Land of the Desert. Cholistan is the largest of four major deserts of Pakistan and is locally known as Rohi. It is bordered on the south by the Thar Desert in Sindh province and on the east by the […]


Coastal Vulnerability Index

CVI is an index that expresses the relative vulnerability of the coast to physical changes due to future sea-level rise. It highlights areas where the various effects of sea-level rise may be the greatest. Once each section of coastline is assigned a vulnerability value for each specific data variable, the coastal vulnerability index (CVI) is […]

CRIS Index

The standard sovereign credit rating is a statement of how safe and rewarding a nation’s credit is, without any account of where other nation’s stand on this dimension. However, for investors it is often critical to know how a nation does in comparative terms. Accordingly, a new index has been developed that is called the […]

C Babu Rajeev Committee

C. Babu Rajeev Committee was constituted by Ministry of Surface Transport to review Indian Ports Act 1908 and Major Ports Act, 1963. This Committee comprised of a Maritime Law Expert, Representatives of Maritime States, Law Ministry, D.G. Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Ports and MD, IPA. The Terms of Reference of the Committee were:- a. To […]

Chenab Rail Bridge

The Chenab Bridge is an arch bridge under construction. It spans the Chenab River between Bakkal and Kauri, in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. When completed, the bridge is said to come up as world’s tallest and longest, will also be the safest in the country from the security point of view. The Bridge […]