Day in Pics: 5th August

Aug 05, 2015, 20:03 PM IST
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Villagers wade through flood waters with the help of empty utensils as they try to reach their house at Khanakul, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of Kolkata.

Villagers wade through flood waters with the help of empty utensils as they try to reach their house at Khanakul, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of Kolkata.

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Australia captain Michael Clarke, Australia’s Head Coach Darren Lehmann and Chairman of selectors Rodney Marsh during net practice in preparation for the fourth Ashes Test cricket match against England, at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England.

Australia captain Michael Clarke, Australia’s Head Coach Darren Lehmann and Chairman of selectors Rodney Marsh during net practice in preparation for the fourth Ashes Test cricket match against England, at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England.

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Cambodian Royal Fine Art University students perform the traditional drama, called

Cambodian Royal Fine Art University students perform the traditional drama, called "Lakhoan Yike" in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The drama tells a historical narrative.

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Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews and his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli pose for photographers during a press conference ahead of their three test match series in Colombo, Sri Lanka. India plays against South Africa in their first test match series beginning Aug. 12.

Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews and his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli pose for photographers during a press conference ahead of their three test match series in Colombo, Sri Lanka. India plays against South Africa in their first test match series beginning Aug. 12.

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Maruti Suzuki India officials, Managing Director and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa and Executive Director, marketing and sales, Randhir Singh Kalsi, pose with the new Maruti Suzuki, S-Cross car, during its launch in New Delhi, India.

Maruti Suzuki India officials, Managing Director and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa and Executive Director, marketing and sales, Randhir Singh Kalsi, pose with the new Maruti Suzuki, S-Cross car, during its launch in New Delhi, India.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mozambique President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi shake hands before a meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mozambique President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi shake hands before a meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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People crossing road during heavy rain in Kolkata.

People crossing road during heavy rain in Kolkata.

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Opposition Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and other lawmakers shout slogans against the government during a protest in the parliament premises in New Delhi. The opposition has been demanding that two leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party resign for allegedly helping a former Indian cricket official facing investigation for financial irregularities.

Opposition Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and other lawmakers shout slogans against the government during a protest in the parliament premises in New Delhi. The opposition has been demanding that two leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party resign for allegedly helping a former Indian cricket official facing investigation for financial irregularities.

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A VIEW OF THE SITE WHERE KAMAYANI EXPRESS AND JANATA EXPRESS TRAINS DERAILED WITHIN MINUTES OF EACH OTHER WHILE CROSSING A SMALL BRIDGE AT HARDA IN MADHYA PRADESH.

A VIEW OF THE SITE WHERE KAMAYANI EXPRESS AND JANATA EXPRESS TRAINS DERAILED WITHIN MINUTES OF EACH OTHER WHILE CROSSING A SMALL BRIDGE AT HARDA IN MADHYA PRADESH.

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Vijay Kumar, one of the teachers who were kidnapped in Libya allegedly by Islamic State, arrives at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru. His wife can also be seen in the picture.

Vijay Kumar, one of the teachers who were kidnapped in Libya allegedly by Islamic State, arrives at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru. His wife can also be seen in the picture.

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Paramilitary soldiers check the body of a suspected rebel after a gunbattle on the Jammu- Srinagar highway at Narsoo Nallah, near Udhampur.

Paramilitary soldiers check the body of a suspected rebel after a gunbattle on the Jammu- Srinagar highway at Narsoo Nallah, near Udhampur.

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Croatian Army special forces troops march during a military parade marking the 20th anniversary of the

Croatian Army special forces troops march during a military parade marking the 20th anniversary of the "Operation Storm" that crushed Serb insurgency in Croatia, in Zagreb.

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President Barack Obama reacts as the audience sings him

President Barack Obama reacts as the audience sings him "Happy Birthday" while greeting guests in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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India's opposition Congress party workers burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi outside the office of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in New Delhi, India.

India's opposition Congress party workers burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi outside the office of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in New Delhi, India.

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Police fire tearsmoke shells to disperse women vendors of Khwairamban Ima Market protest in Imphal on Tuesday demanding Inner Line Permit System in Manipur.

Police fire tearsmoke shells to disperse women vendors of Khwairamban Ima Market protest in Imphal on Tuesday demanding Inner Line Permit System in Manipur.

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Chrissy Teigen, from left, Tyra Banks, Joe Zee, Leah Ashley and Lauren Makk, hosts of the lifestyle talk show

Chrissy Teigen, from left, Tyra Banks, Joe Zee, Leah Ashley and Lauren Makk, hosts of the lifestyle talk show "FABLife," share a laugh during a portrait shoot at the 2015 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Samantha Stosur, of Australia, returns the ball against Kristina Mladenovic, of France, at the Citi Open tennis tournament in Washington.

Samantha Stosur, of Australia, returns the ball against Kristina Mladenovic, of France, at the Citi Open tennis tournament in Washington.

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firefighters work to contain a brush fire near the South Jetty at Fort Stevens State Park in Warrenton, Ore.

firefighters work to contain a brush fire near the South Jetty at Fort Stevens State Park in Warrenton, Ore.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin looks at an electric ray fish during his visit to the center of oceanography and marine biology

Russian President Vladimir Putin looks at an electric ray fish during his visit to the center of oceanography and marine biology "Moskvarium" in VDNKh ( The State Exhibition Center) in Moscow, Russia.

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Russia's Yulia Efimova starts in the women's 100m breaststroke final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Russia's Yulia Efimova starts in the women's 100m breaststroke final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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