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India's Odisha struggles with aid, services a week after cyclone

India's Odisha struggles with aid, services a week after cyclone

Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power and others were struggling to access food, water and medicines a week after a powerful cyclone hit India's eastern state of Odisha ...

India cyclone kills at least 33, hundreds of thousands homeless

India cyclone kills at least 33, hundreds of thousands homeless

Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless after a cyclone packing winds of about 200 km per hour slammed into eastern India, ripping out tin roofs and destroying power and telecom lines, officials said on Sunday.

Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 dead in India before swiping Bangladesh

Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 dead in India before swiping Bangladesh

The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to safety.

Major cyclone kills three in India, Bangladesh

Major cyclone kills three in India, Bangladesh

At least three people died Friday as Cyclone Fani, the biggest in years, slammed into eastern India, sending coconut trees flying and cutting off power, water and telecommunications.

Woman suspected to be a 'witch', four children killed in India

Woman suspected to be a 'witch', four children killed in India

Six men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman whom they suspected of practising witchcraft and her four children in eastern India, police said Wednesday.

Runaway train rolls for miles in India without engine

Runaway train rolls for miles in India without engine

India's railway ministry said Sunday a ‘ghastly’ accident was narrowly avoided after 22 train coaches carrying some 1,000 passengers became detached from the engine and sped backwards for miles before being stopped.

Baby in India stolen by monkey found dead in well

Baby in India stolen by monkey found dead in well

Angry villagers and family members staged protests outside the forestry department demanding measures to contain the growing monkey population in the region.

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning killed 21 people in eastern India as large swathes of the country reel under the worst floods in years that have left hundreds dead and millions displaced, officials said on Monday.

Indian police kill two Maoists after deadly ambush

Indian police kill two Maoists after deadly ambush

Indian police said Friday they had killed two more Maoists in a remote part of eastern India, days after security forces launched a deadly ambush on a rebel camp in the same area.

India police kill at least 21 Maoists in shoot-out

India police kill at least 21 Maoists in shoot-out

Indian police on Monday killed at least 21 rebels in a shoot-out in eastern India, a local officer said, one of the deadliest incidents this year in a long-running Maoist insurgency.

Twin fires kill at least 22 in India

Twin fires kill at least 22 in India

At least 22 people have been killed in two separate fires in India, most of them patients who were trapped in the intensive care unit of a major hospital, officials said Tuesday.

Outrage after Indian workers carry woman's body on pole

Outrage after Indian workers carry woman's body on pole

A video of Indian hospital workers crushing the dead body of an elderly woman and hoisting it from a pole because of a shortage of ambulances has become the second incident in a week to spark outrage in India.