Cyclone causes rain in 18 states; floods, landslides reported in North India
Tamil Nadu declares drought
2015 the warmest year since 1850: WMO
J&K reels under the worst flood in 60 years
Coca Cola to look for other options within state for plant
National Ganga River Basin Authority transferred to Water Resources Ministry
Closure notice issued to Coca Cola's UP plant
True to the promises made during election campaigning, Narendra Modi, India's 15th Prime Minister announced measures to clean up the Ganga as soon as he assumed office. A new Ministry in charge of river issues has been created.
1999 was an interesting real estate year for Mehdiganj village in Uttar Pradesh. Someone began buying up land adjoining a soft drink factory owned by the Parle Company. They also began buying land from the farmers except the farmers had no idea as to whom they were selling the land to. As the boundary wall rose up, problems arose too.