Day in Pics: 24th August

Aug 24, 2015, 16:27 PM IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi having a look of the ear-rings of a Naga tribal artist at the inaugural function of the birth centenary of Rani Gaidinliu, in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi having a look of the ear-rings of a Naga tribal artist at the inaugural function of the birth centenary of Rani Gaidinliu, in New Delhi.

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Smoke billows from a burning house that was planned to be converted into a shelter for asylum seekers in Weissach, southern Germany.

Smoke billows from a burning house that was planned to be converted into a shelter for asylum seekers in Weissach, southern Germany.

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INDIAN CRICKET CAPTAIN VIRAT KOHLI GREETS SRI LANKAN CRICKETER KUMAR SANGAKKARA AFTER THE SECOND TEST CRICKET MATCH BETWEEN SRI LANKA AND INDIA IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA.

INDIAN CRICKET CAPTAIN VIRAT KOHLI GREETS SRI LANKAN CRICKETER KUMAR SANGAKKARA AFTER THE SECOND TEST CRICKET MATCH BETWEEN SRI LANKA AND INDIA IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA.

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A man prays at the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection, the scene of last week's bombing, in Bangkok, Thailand.

A man prays at the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection, the scene of last week's bombing, in Bangkok, Thailand.

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India's Umesh Yadav celebrates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews during the fifth day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

India's Umesh Yadav celebrates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews during the fifth day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Talita Da Rocha Antunes high-fives the photographers after winning gold at the FIVB World Series of Beach Volleyball event in Long Beach, Calif.

Talita Da Rocha Antunes high-fives the photographers after winning gold at the FIVB World Series of Beach Volleyball event in Long Beach, Calif.

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Syrian migrant mother holding her child breaks into tears as they reach the shore of Eftalou beach, 60 kilometers north of the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Greece.

Syrian migrant mother holding her child breaks into tears as they reach the shore of Eftalou beach, 60 kilometers north of the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Greece.

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Topless activist Phoenix Feeley marches in the protest march called the GoTopless Day Parade in New York.

Topless activist Phoenix Feeley marches in the protest march called the GoTopless Day Parade in New York.

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Serena Williams, right, of the United States, holds the Rookwood Cup after defeating Simona Halep, of Romania, left, in the women's final at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

Serena Williams, right, of the United States, holds the Rookwood Cup after defeating Simona Halep, of Romania, left, in the women's final at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

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Pro Kabaddi League 2015 Champions, U Mumba celebrate their victory over Bangaluru Bulls in Mumbai.

Pro Kabaddi League 2015 Champions, U Mumba celebrate their victory over Bangaluru Bulls in Mumbai.

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Lebanese activists shout anti-government slogans as they are sprayed by riot police using water cannons during a protest against the ongoing trash crisis, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon.

Lebanese activists shout anti-government slogans as they are sprayed by riot police using water cannons during a protest against the ongoing trash crisis, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon.

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Ex-servicemen participate in the candle light march for One Rank One Pension at India Gate in New Delhi.

Ex-servicemen participate in the candle light march for One Rank One Pension at India Gate in New Delhi.

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Ganesh idols are taken to the pandals ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

Ganesh idols are taken to the pandals ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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Nicole Logan of Hancock, Minn., was hugged by a friend after she finished the walk in St. Paul, Minn.

Nicole Logan of Hancock, Minn., was hugged by a friend after she finished the walk in St. Paul, Minn.

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A firefighting helicopter begins to pull up after filling up with water from Lake Chelan in Chelan, Wash.

A firefighting helicopter begins to pull up after filling up with water from Lake Chelan in Chelan, Wash.

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First lady Michelle Obama greets supporters on the tarmac of the Cape Cod Coast Guard Station in Bourne, Mass.

First lady Michelle Obama greets supporters on the tarmac of the Cape Cod Coast Guard Station in Bourne, Mass.

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Dana Zimmerling kisses her Yorkshire Terrier dog 'Eclipse' after the competition during the International dog and cat show 'Hund und Katz' in Leipzig, central Germany.

Dana Zimmerling kisses her Yorkshire Terrier dog 'Eclipse' after the competition during the International dog and cat show 'Hund und Katz' in Leipzig, central Germany.

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United States' Stephanie Garcia, left, and Kenya's Virginia Nyambura Nganga hug following heat one of the women’s 3000m steeplechase at thebWorld Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing.

United States' Stephanie Garcia, left, and Kenya's Virginia Nyambura Nganga hug following heat one of the women’s 3000m steeplechase at thebWorld Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing.

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Kanoa Igarashi, of the United States, attempts a 360 air during his win in the Vans Pro Men’s final, at the 53rd annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championship.

Kanoa Igarashi, of the United States, attempts a 360 air during his win in the Vans Pro Men’s final, at the 53rd annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championship.

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