Day in Pics: 8th October

Day in Pics: 8th October

Oct 08, 2014, 21:03 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Yamunanagar.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Yamunanagar.

The Earth's shadow slowly passes by the moon during a total lunar eclipse from Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines.
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The Earth's shadow slowly passes by the moon during a total lunar eclipse from Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines.

Former Indian cricketer and honorary Indian Air Force Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar, leaves after an Air Force Day parade at the air force station in Hindon near New Delhi.
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Former Indian cricketer and honorary Indian Air Force Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar, leaves after an Air Force Day parade at the air force station in Hindon near New Delhi.

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their men's singles second round match at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China.
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Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their men's singles second round match at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China.

Cambodian protesters burn mock Vietnamese flags during a protest at a blocked main street in front of Vietnamese Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Cambodian protesters burn mock Vietnamese flags during a protest at a blocked main street in front of Vietnamese Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

This photo provided by the European Space Agency shows Soyuz Flight VS09, carrying Europe's fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, lifting off from Europe's space base in Kourou, French Guiana.
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This photo provided by the European Space Agency shows Soyuz Flight VS09, carrying Europe's fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, lifting off from Europe's space base in Kourou, French Guiana.

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba, the black cube at center, inside the Grand Mosque during the annual pilgrimage, known as the hajj, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
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Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba, the black cube at center, inside the Grand Mosque during the annual pilgrimage, known as the hajj, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Protesters demonstrating against Turkey's policy in Syria run as Turkish riot police use water cannons and tear gas in Diyarbakir, Turkey.
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Protesters demonstrating against Turkey's policy in Syria run as Turkish riot police use water cannons and tear gas in Diyarbakir, Turkey.

Andy Murray of Britain returns a shot against Jerzy Janowicz of Poland during their men's singles second round match at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China.
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Andy Murray of Britain returns a shot against Jerzy Janowicz of Poland during their men's singles second round match at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China.

A Canadian National Railway Company freight train carrying dangerous goods is shown after it derailed in central Saskatchewan, near the towns of Wadena and Clair.
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A Canadian National Railway Company freight train carrying dangerous goods is shown after it derailed in central Saskatchewan, near the towns of Wadena and Clair.

Tennis star Sania Mirza poses during a visit to Taj Mahal in Agra.
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Tennis star Sania Mirza poses during a visit to Taj Mahal in Agra.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves along with RPI chief Ramdas Athavale and Maharashtra BJP chief Devendra Phadnavis at an election campaign rally at Kasturchand Park in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves along with RPI chief Ramdas Athavale and Maharashtra BJP chief Devendra Phadnavis at an election campaign rally at Kasturchand Park in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

Turkish Kurds standing on the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, watch smoke rise following an airstrike in Kobani, Syria, where the fighting between militants of the Islamic State group and Kurdish forces intensified.
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Turkish Kurds standing on the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, watch smoke rise following an airstrike in Kobani, Syria, where the fighting between militants of the Islamic State group and Kurdish forces intensified.

Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda and other Congress leaders at an election meeting in Mohna in Faridabad .
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Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda and other Congress leaders at an election meeting in Mohna in Faridabad .

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at a political rally for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago.
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First lady Michelle Obama speaks at a political rally for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago.

An unusually brilliant moon rises over Mexico City's Independence Monument.
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An unusually brilliant moon rises over Mexico City's Independence Monument.

Buddhist devotees pray at Myanmar's landmark Shwedagon Pagoda during the eve of the full moon day of Thadingyut, the lighting festival to mark the end of Buddhist Lent, in Yangon, Myanmar..
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Buddhist devotees pray at Myanmar's landmark Shwedagon Pagoda during the eve of the full moon day of Thadingyut, the lighting festival to mark the end of Buddhist Lent, in Yangon, Myanmar..

This aerial photo shows a Canadian National Railway Company freight train carrying dangerous goods that derailed and caught fire near the town of Wadena, Saskatchewan.
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This aerial photo shows a Canadian National Railway Company freight train carrying dangerous goods that derailed and caught fire near the town of Wadena, Saskatchewan.

A woman walks on Parliament Hill as a rainbow arches over the East Block.
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A woman walks on Parliament Hill as a rainbow arches over the East Block.