If India had to summarize the outgoing year in a single phrase, it would be this: a mixed bag.
What else explains the distinction of being the country with the most selfie deaths in the world and also the one with the world’s largest solar power plant?
All that and more happened in 2016. Here are some ‘records’ India scaled this year.
1. Largest solar power plant
Kamuthi, a small town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, became the home to the world’s largest solar power plant at a single location. It was built in a record time of eight months, faster than California’s Topaz Solar Farm, the former largest solar plant. Read more…