Naga sadhus, take out a procession to take a ritual dip at Sangam, during the Maha Kumbh festival at Allahabad-AP

Naga sadhus, take out a procession to take a ritual dip at Sangam, during the Maha Kumbh festival at Allahabad-AP

Naga sadhus, take out a procession to take a ritual dip at Sangam, during the Maha Kumbh festival at Allahabad-AP

India

The likely withdrawal, around the end of 2016, of the El Nino (“Christ Child”) weather system is likely to mitigate the adverse effects on the monsoon winds associated with it.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his latest Mann ki Baat called for a movement to “save water”. He said, “To fight the drought and water scarcity, the governments will do their work.