Day in Pics: 18th August

Aug 18, 2015, 20:45 PM IST
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A huge container that fell over the slums at Mumbra Bypass in Thane, Mumbai during the wee hours of Tuesday.

A huge container that fell over the slums at Mumbra Bypass in Thane, Mumbai during the wee hours of Tuesday.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, sits on board a bathyscaphe as it plunges into the Black sea along the coast of Sevastopol, Crimea. President Vladimir Putin plunged into the Black Sea to see the wreckage of a sunk ancient merchant ship which was found in the end of May.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, sits on board a bathyscaphe as it plunges into the Black sea along the coast of Sevastopol, Crimea. President Vladimir Putin plunged into the Black Sea to see the wreckage of a sunk ancient merchant ship which was found in the end of May.

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People take pictures of the damaged portion of a building near the historic Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara, seen in the background, after it was affected by a landslide near Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.

People take pictures of the damaged portion of a building near the historic Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara, seen in the background, after it was affected by a landslide near Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.

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A woman lights a candle for the victims near the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection the day after an explosion in Bangkok, Thailand.

A woman lights a candle for the victims near the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection the day after an explosion in Bangkok, Thailand.

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A car catches fire in Ahmedabad.

A car catches fire in Ahmedabad.

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BJP workers taking out a victory rally in Patna after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced package of Rs. 1.25 Lakh Crore for Bihar.

BJP workers taking out a victory rally in Patna after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced package of Rs. 1.25 Lakh Crore for Bihar.

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Models pose for a group photo during a Press Conference regarding upcoming Shaan-e Pakistan craft exhibition, which will be held in New Delhi from Sep 10 to 12, in New Delhi.

Models pose for a group photo during a Press Conference regarding upcoming Shaan-e Pakistan craft exhibition, which will be held in New Delhi from Sep 10 to 12, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi paying her last respects to the mortal remains of Suvra Mukherjee, First Lady at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi paying her last respects to the mortal remains of Suvra Mukherjee, First Lady at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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A Parsi family clicks a

A Parsi family clicks a "selfie" outside the ancient priests at a Fire Temple, on Navroze, the Parsi New Year, in Mumbai.

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Activists of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference burn a Pakistani flag during a protest against the alleged unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LOC), the line dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan, in Jammu.

Activists of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference burn a Pakistani flag during a protest against the alleged unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LOC), the line dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan, in Jammu.

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Congress party activists shout slogans from inside a bus after they were detained by policemen during a general strike in Kolkata.

Congress party activists shout slogans from inside a bus after they were detained by policemen during a general strike in Kolkata.

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Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion personnel in black, present before media, suspected members of a banned Islamic militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team, Touhidur Rahman, second left, Sadek Ali, center and Aminul Mollick, second right in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion personnel in black, present before media, suspected members of a banned Islamic militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team, Touhidur Rahman, second left, Sadek Ali, center and Aminul Mollick, second right in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Dancers from the 'Legend Lin Dance Theatre' perform the artistic director and choreographer Li-chen LIN’s classic works 'Hymne aux Fleurs qui Passent, Anthem to the Fading Flowers' during a rehearsal at the National Theater Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan.

Dancers from the 'Legend Lin Dance Theatre' perform the artistic director and choreographer Li-chen LIN’s classic works 'Hymne aux Fleurs qui Passent, Anthem to the Fading Flowers' during a rehearsal at the National Theater Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Migrants who tried to cross to the nearby Greek island of Kos, from near the coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey.

Migrants who tried to cross to the nearby Greek island of Kos, from near the coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey.

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Timber burns in the First Creek fire near lakeside structures on the western shore of Lake Chelan, near Chelan, Wash.

Timber burns in the First Creek fire near lakeside structures on the western shore of Lake Chelan, near Chelan, Wash.

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Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Type-10 tank fires its gun at a target during an annual live firing exercise at Higashi Fuji range in Gotemba, southwest of Tokyo.

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Type-10 tank fires its gun at a target during an annual live firing exercise at Higashi Fuji range in Gotemba, southwest of Tokyo.

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed seeing off the first batch Haj pilgrims for Mecca in Srinagar.

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed seeing off the first batch Haj pilgrims for Mecca in Srinagar.

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7-yr-old Pavan drives an electronic bike on KBR Park road in Hyderabad on Monday. Hyderabad Traffic Police and Make Wish Foundation fulfill the desire of Pavan, ailing with life threatening medical condition.

7-yr-old Pavan drives an electronic bike on KBR Park road in Hyderabad on Monday. Hyderabad Traffic Police and Make Wish Foundation fulfill the desire of Pavan, ailing with life threatening medical condition.

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Garbine Muguruza, of Spain, returns the ball to Yaroslava Shedova, of Kazakhstan, during a first round match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

Garbine Muguruza, of Spain, returns the ball to Yaroslava Shedova, of Kazakhstan, during a first round match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Finance Minister, Captain Abhimanyu with actress Parineeti Chopra during 35th India day parade in New York City.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Finance Minister, Captain Abhimanyu with actress Parineeti Chopra during 35th India day parade in New York City.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi bows on his arrival to a cricket stadium to talk to Indian expatriates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi bows on his arrival to a cricket stadium to talk to Indian expatriates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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A firefighter attaches straps to a car drifting in the floods to prepare its recovery from a flooded area by a crane in Goettingen, Germany.

A firefighter attaches straps to a car drifting in the floods to prepare its recovery from a flooded area by a crane in Goettingen, Germany.

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firefighters extinguish fire at a house destroyed by night-long shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. A night-long artillery exchange in eastern Ukraine bet

firefighters extinguish fire at a house destroyed by night-long shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. A night-long artillery exchange in eastern Ukraine bet

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Indian team celebrates after winning 8 Medals for excellence at World Skills Competition, 2015 at Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Indian team celebrates after winning 8 Medals for excellence at World Skills Competition, 2015 at Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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A large number of devotees take part in Sawari of Lord Mahakal on the occasion of Sawan Somwar in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.

A large number of devotees take part in Sawari of Lord Mahakal on the occasion of Sawan Somwar in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.

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The crew of Bindass Naach’s ‘Desi Hoppers’ celebrates after winning World of Dance championship in Los Angeles.

The crew of Bindass Naach’s ‘Desi Hoppers’ celebrates after winning World of Dance championship in Los Angeles.

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A child enjoys a water slide on a beach near the coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey.

A child enjoys a water slide on a beach near the coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey.

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The Cotopaxi volcano spews ash and vapor near Quito, Ecuador.

The Cotopaxi volcano spews ash and vapor near Quito, Ecuador.

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