I just got this forward, and couldn't resist posting:
Mumbai Vs New Orleans
Inches of rain in New Orleans due to hurricane Katrina: 18
Inches of rain in Mumbai (July 27th): 37.1
Population of New Orleans: 484,674
Population of Mumbai: 12,622,500
Deaths in New Orleans within 48 hours of Katrina: 100
Deaths in Mumbai within 48hours of rain: 37
Number of people to be evacuated in New Orleans: entire city… wooh!!
Number of people evacuated in Mumbai: 10,000
Cases of shooting and violence in New Orleans: Countless
Cases of shooting and violence in Mumbai: NONE]
Time taken for US army to reach New Orleans: 48hours
Time taken for Indian army and navy to reach Mumbai: 12hours
Status 48hours later: New Orleans is still waiting for relief, army and electricity
Status 48hours later: Mumbai is back on its feet and is business is as usual
USA: World's most developed nation
India: third world country...
Oops! Did I get the last fact wrong???