Day in Pics: 27th August

Day in Pics: 27th August

Aug 27, 2014, 08:41 AM IST
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A vendor carries plastic goods and walks past idols of Hindu god Ganesha kept on display for sale ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Guwahati.

A vendor carries plastic goods and walks past idols of Hindu god Ganesha kept on display for sale ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Guwahati.

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The son and father of Indian army soldier Dhananjay Kumar, killed in a gunbattle in Kashmir, together light Kumar's cremation pyre on the outskirts of Patna.

The son and father of Indian army soldier Dhananjay Kumar, killed in a gunbattle in Kashmir, together light Kumar's cremation pyre on the outskirts of Patna.

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Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg poses with Triumph motorcycles during the inauguration of the United Kingdom India Business Council Centre in Bangalore.

Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg poses with Triumph motorcycles during the inauguration of the United Kingdom India Business Council Centre in Bangalore.

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South African player Faf du Plessis, celebrates with AB de Villiers after scoring 100 runs during the cricket One Day International match against Australia in Harare Zimbabwe.

South African player Faf du Plessis, celebrates with AB de Villiers after scoring 100 runs during the cricket One Day International match against Australia in Harare Zimbabwe.

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Australian batsman Aaron Finch plays a shot as South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock looks on, during the cricket ODI match against South Africa, in Harare Zimbabwe.

Australian batsman Aaron Finch plays a shot as South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock looks on, during the cricket ODI match against South Africa, in Harare Zimbabwe.

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Pope Francis arrives with his popemobile in St. Peter's Square on the occasion of the weekly general audience at the Vatican.

Pope Francis arrives with his popemobile in St. Peter's Square on the occasion of the weekly general audience at the Vatican.

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Serena Williams, of the United States, returns a shot to Taylor Townsend, of the United States, during the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament.

Serena Williams, of the United States, returns a shot to Taylor Townsend, of the United States, during the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament.

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Former state Sen. Steve Russell, left, candidate for the Republican nomination to a congressional seat in central Oklahoma, embraces Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, right, at his watch party in Oklahoma City.

Former state Sen. Steve Russell, left, candidate for the Republican nomination to a congressional seat in central Oklahoma, embraces Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, right, at his watch party in Oklahoma City.

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Pakistan's Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses his supporters during an anti-government sit-in protest near the parliament building in Islamabad.

Pakistan's Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses his supporters during an anti-government sit-in protest near the parliament building in Islamabad.

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President Barack Obama greets a legionnaire after speaking at the American Legion national convention in Charlotte, N.C.

President Barack Obama greets a legionnaire after speaking at the American Legion national convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, right, speaks with Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla, left, and former indian cricketer Farokh Engineer, second right, during a Bollywood film event in Mumbai.

Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, right, speaks with Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla, left, and former indian cricketer Farokh Engineer, second right, during a Bollywood film event in Mumbai.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks to the media after his talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Minsk, Belarus

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks to the media after his talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Minsk, Belarus

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Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, right, hugs his running mate Annette Taddeo after speaking to supporters at a victory party after Florida's primary election.

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, right, hugs his running mate Annette Taddeo after speaking to supporters at a victory party after Florida's primary election.

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Palestinian youth inspect the damage of Ali Ibn Abi Talib government school after it was hit overnight in an Israeli strike in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip.

Palestinian youth inspect the damage of Ali Ibn Abi Talib government school after it was hit overnight in an Israeli strike in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Haj pilgrims arrive at Haj House Bemina in Srinagar. The first batch of 275 Haj pilgrims left for Jeddah from Srinagar Airport to perform annual Haj pilgrimage.

Haj pilgrims arrive at Haj House Bemina in Srinagar. The first batch of 275 Haj pilgrims left for Jeddah from Srinagar Airport to perform annual Haj pilgrimage.

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Smoke rises during shelling in the town of Novoazovsk, eastern Ukraine.

Smoke rises during shelling in the town of Novoazovsk, eastern Ukraine.

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Rohit Sharma avoids a ball from England's James Anderson during their One Day International cricket match at the SWALEC cricket ground in Cardiff, Wales.

Rohit Sharma avoids a ball from England's James Anderson during their One Day International cricket match at the SWALEC cricket ground in Cardiff, Wales.

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Crowds of people throw tomatoes at each other, during the annual 'tomatina' tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain.

Crowds of people throw tomatoes at each other, during the annual 'tomatina' tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain.

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An Indian artist paints an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

An Indian artist paints an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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Suresh Raina celebrates getting 100 runs not out, during their One Day International cricket match against England at the SWALEC cricket ground in Cardiff, Wales.

Suresh Raina celebrates getting 100 runs not out, during their One Day International cricket match against England at the SWALEC cricket ground in Cardiff, Wales.

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