Day in Pics: 2nd September

Sep 02, 2015, 18:02 PM IST
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Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Formula-1 Driver, Narain Karthikeyan during the launch of Land Rover Discovery Sport in Mumbai.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Formula-1 Driver, Narain Karthikeyan during the launch of Land Rover Discovery Sport in Mumbai.

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Activists of a trade union group try to stop a motorcyclist to keep vehicles off the road during a daylong nationwide strike in Bhubaneswar.

Activists of a trade union group try to stop a motorcyclist to keep vehicles off the road during a daylong nationwide strike in Bhubaneswar.

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A family uses a makeshift banana raft to cross floodwaters as they try to reach safer areas at Kholabuya village, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Guwahati.

A family uses a makeshift banana raft to cross floodwaters as they try to reach safer areas at Kholabuya village, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Guwahati.

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Police arrest activists of the CITU and AITUC who were stopping a train near Guwahati Railway Station during their nationwide strike against the NDA Government’s alleged “anti-worker” policies, in Guwahati.

Police arrest activists of the CITU and AITUC who were stopping a train near Guwahati Railway Station during their nationwide strike against the NDA Government’s alleged “anti-worker” policies, in Guwahati.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni being honored with a resolution at a reception organized in New Jersey by Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America recently.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni being honored with a resolution at a reception organized in New Jersey by Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America recently.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-18M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-18M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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Laura Siegemund, of Germany, returns a shot to Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York.

Laura Siegemund, of Germany, returns a shot to Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York.

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President Barack Obama looks at Bear Glacier, which has receded 1.8 miles in approximately 100 years, while on a boat tour to see the effects of global warming in Resurrection Cove, in Seward, Alaska.

President Barack Obama looks at Bear Glacier, which has receded 1.8 miles in approximately 100 years, while on a boat tour to see the effects of global warming in Resurrection Cove, in Seward, Alaska.

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Special children celebrating Dahi Handi in Thane, Mumbai.

Special children celebrating Dahi Handi in Thane, Mumbai.

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Police using water cannons to disperse B P Ed Sangharsh Morcha members during their protest for jobs in front of Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow.

Police using water cannons to disperse B P Ed Sangharsh Morcha members during their protest for jobs in front of Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow.

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Police lathicharge the mob who were holding a protest seeking relief from water logging, in flooded Dibrugarh town in Assam.

Police lathicharge the mob who were holding a protest seeking relief from water logging, in flooded Dibrugarh town in Assam.

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Veteran Footballer & Brand Ambassador Vespa Global Alessandro Del Piero with Stefano Pelle, MD of Piaggio India during launch of the new 150 cc Premium Vespa range scooter for Indian market in Mumbai.

Veteran Footballer & Brand Ambassador Vespa Global Alessandro Del Piero with Stefano Pelle, MD of Piaggio India during launch of the new 150 cc Premium Vespa range scooter for Indian market in Mumbai.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi meeting with winners of NSUI from Rajasthan at 10 Janpath, New Delhi.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi meeting with winners of NSUI from Rajasthan at 10 Janpath, New Delhi.

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A baby is helped to board on the Norwegian Siem Pilot ship during a migrant search and rescue mission off the Libyan Coasts.

A baby is helped to board on the Norwegian Siem Pilot ship during a migrant search and rescue mission off the Libyan Coasts.

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Nepalese policewomen try to stop a Hindu activist as they block a road and try to enter a restricted area near the Nepalese Constituent Assembly Hall during a protest in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Nepalese policewomen try to stop a Hindu activist as they block a road and try to enter a restricted area near the Nepalese Constituent Assembly Hall during a protest in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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A mob set ablaze the residences of a Manipur minister and two other legislators in Imphal on Monday evening to protest against the passage of allegedly “anti-tribal” bills in the 60-member assembly.

A mob set ablaze the residences of a Manipur minister and two other legislators in Imphal on Monday evening to protest against the passage of allegedly “anti-tribal” bills in the 60-member assembly.

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