Latest Nagapatnam Stories
By Y.P. Rajesh NAGAPATTINAM, India (Reuters) - It's the most unlikely setting for hope -- a dingy shack filled haphazardly with pots and pans, surrounded by puddles of filthy water, overflowing drains and rain-soaked furniture.
By Bill Tarrant NAGAPATTINAM, India (Reuters) - Seven-year-old Stephen Raj belts out a Tamil pop song, striking poses and swiveling his hips. Tamilarasan, 10, shyly shows a visitor the trophy he won in an art competition.
By Bill Tarrant THARANGAMBADI, India (Reuters) - New fiberglass fishing boats stretch as far as the eye can see along the beach in this former Danish colony in southern India, where the December 26 tsunami swept children, homes and livelihoods out to sea.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.