Day in Pics: 29th August

Aug 29, 2015, 18:53 PM IST
Devotees taking bath in Godavari river on the occassion of Shravan Purnima during the Kumbh Mela in Nashik.
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Devotees taking bath in Godavari river on the occassion of Shravan Purnima during the Kumbh Mela in Nashik.

Flood affected people shift with their households in Dibrugarh.
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Flood affected people shift with their households in Dibrugarh.

Afghan civil society activists place flowers in security forces rifles during a peace message parade to appreciate the hard work of Afghan security forces and say no to terrorist attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan civil society activists place flowers in security forces rifles during a peace message parade to appreciate the hard work of Afghan security forces and say no to terrorist attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Cheteshwar Pujara, right, and Rohit Sharma run between wickets on the second day of their third test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Cheteshwar Pujara, right, and Rohit Sharma run between wickets on the second day of their third test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Children tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister, Narendra Modis wrist on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’, in New Delhi.
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Children tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister, Narendra Modis wrist on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’, in New Delhi.

A woman walks through flood water at Ghilamara village in Lakhimpur district of Assam.
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A woman walks through flood water at Ghilamara village in Lakhimpur district of Assam.

Canadian Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy, left, talks to lawyer representing him Amal Clooney before his verdict in a courtroom in Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt.
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Canadian Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy, left, talks to lawyer representing him Amal Clooney before his verdict in a courtroom in Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt.

Woman tying rakhis on the wrists of BSF jawans during the celebrations of Raksha Bandhan festival at Indo Bangladesh International Border in Agartala.
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Woman tying rakhis on the wrists of BSF jawans during the celebrations of Raksha Bandhan festival at Indo Bangladesh International Border in Agartala.

Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, surround their guru, center, during a bath in the Godavari River during Kumbh Mela, or Pitcher Festival in Nashik.
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Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, surround their guru, center, during a bath in the Godavari River during Kumbh Mela, or Pitcher Festival in Nashik.

Participants pose for the photographer before taking part in the Battle of Flowers Parade, in Laredo, northern Spain.
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Participants pose for the photographer before taking part in the Battle of Flowers Parade, in Laredo, northern Spain.

Strong winds and waves batter the coast as Tropical Storm Erika approaches Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic.
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Strong winds and waves batter the coast as Tropical Storm Erika approaches Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic.

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, reaches for a backhand against Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the semifinals of the Connecticut Open tennis tournament in New Haven.
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Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, reaches for a backhand against Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the semifinals of the Connecticut Open tennis tournament in New Haven.

Firefighters extinguish flames from a wildfire near Turka in Siberia, Russia. There are reports of spreading forest fires in Siberia
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Firefighters extinguish flames from a wildfire near Turka in Siberia, Russia. There are reports of spreading forest fires in Siberia

Iraqi security forces close a bridge leading to the heavily guarded Green Zone during a demonstration in support of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq.
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Iraqi security forces close a bridge leading to the heavily guarded Green Zone during a demonstration in support of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq.