Day in Pics: 8th August

Aug 08, 2015, 19:05 PM IST
Artists perform during the inauguration of the Delhi chapter of the Bihar foundation in New Delhi.
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Artists perform during the inauguration of the Delhi chapter of the Bihar foundation in New Delhi.

Kites shaped like squids fly over a windy beach in St. Peter-Ording at the North Sea in Germany.
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Kites shaped like squids fly over a windy beach in St. Peter-Ording at the North Sea in Germany.

The slush and mud being cleared from the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway after landslides triggered by heavy rains in Udhampur.
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The slush and mud being cleared from the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway after landslides triggered by heavy rains in Udhampur.

Saplings are being carried in a decorated palanquin for plantation by students of Visva Bharati University on the occasion of 74th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at Santiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal.
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Saplings are being carried in a decorated palanquin for plantation by students of Visva Bharati University on the occasion of 74th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at Santiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

Children wear masks of former President A P J Abdul Kalam during a programme to pay tributes to him, in Chennai.
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Children wear masks of former President A P J Abdul Kalam during a programme to pay tributes to him, in Chennai.

Activists of J & K National Panthers Party protest against Pakistani government in front of Pakistan Embassy in New Delhi.
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Activists of J & K National Panthers Party protest against Pakistani government in front of Pakistan Embassy in New Delhi.

A man takes a pictures of the sculpture 'The Heads, Claudia & Hermann' of the Dutch studio Van Lieshout, in Bochum, western Germany.
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A man takes a pictures of the sculpture 'The Heads, Claudia & Hermann' of the Dutch studio Van Lieshout, in Bochum, western Germany.

Paper lanterns are placed for the victims of the atomic bombing on Nagasaki on the eve the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing at the Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.
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Paper lanterns are placed for the victims of the atomic bombing on Nagasaki on the eve the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing at the Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

Flooded Dharampur market and bus station after a cloud burst in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.
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Flooded Dharampur market and bus station after a cloud burst in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

Students having a look of army weapons at an Army Fair (Exhibition) in Allahabad.
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Students having a look of army weapons at an Army Fair (Exhibition) in Allahabad.

England’s Ben Stokes, celebrates with teammates after bowling Australia’s Mitchell Johnson caught by Alastair Cook for 5 runs during day two of the fourth Ashes Test cricket match, at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England.
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England’s Ben Stokes, celebrates with teammates after bowling Australia’s Mitchell Johnson caught by Alastair Cook for 5 runs during day two of the fourth Ashes Test cricket match, at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England.

Students of Visva-Bharati University during commemoration of 74th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at Santiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal.
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Students of Visva-Bharati University during commemoration of 74th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at Santiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

A woman is caught in strong gusts from Typhoon Soudelor in Taipei, Taiwan.
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A woman is caught in strong gusts from Typhoon Soudelor in Taipei, Taiwan.

President Barack Obama smiles as he prepares to sign H.R. 1138 Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama smiles as he prepares to sign H.R. 1138 Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Agnieszka Radwanska, from Poland, returns the ball to Angelique Kerber, from Germany, at the Bank of the West Classic tennis tournament in Stanford, Calif.
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Agnieszka Radwanska, from Poland, returns the ball to Angelique Kerber, from Germany, at the Bank of the West Classic tennis tournament in Stanford, Calif.

Andrea Dovizioso, of Italy, rides through a turn during the second practice for the Indianapolis Grand Prix motorcycle race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.
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Andrea Dovizioso, of Italy, rides through a turn during the second practice for the Indianapolis Grand Prix motorcycle race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.

Protesters chant anti-Iraqi government slogans in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq.
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Protesters chant anti-Iraqi government slogans in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq.

Ultras Rabawi, young members of the Muslim Brotherhood, take part in a protest against what they call the military regime in Egypt, calling on others to join them in a protest the following week, in the El-Mataria district of Cairo.
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Ultras Rabawi, young members of the Muslim Brotherhood, take part in a protest against what they call the military regime in Egypt, calling on others to join them in a protest the following week, in the El-Mataria district of Cairo.