Cyclone Hudhud forced tens of thousands of coastal inhabitants to seek safety in storm shelters.
Gusts of wind and rain of up to 195 kilometres an hour uprooted trees and damaged buildings.
Kailash Satyarthi has pledged to work with Malala Yousafzai to end child labour in their region.
Nearly 300 other outdated laws are set to be repealed in the largest-ever cull of rules.
A 20-year-old man was mauled to death by a white tiger at the New Delhi Zoo.
India is the only country to complete the trip on its maiden attempt.