Cyclone Phailin was expected to wreak havoc, but India was ready for it
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Cyclone Phailin, which tore into India’s eastern coast on Saturday evening, has left behind a trail of destruction, but no major human life loss. The Associated Press reported on Sunday evening that response workers have …
A strong cyclone, half the size of India and one of the worst storms the country has witnessed in the last decade, tore into its eastern coastline on Saturday evening. Cyclone Phailin, packed with winds of 200–220 kph (up to …
Suspected Islamist attack in country’s northern Jammu province is the first in over a decade
The four men are appealing their convictions and sentences