Young girls yet to attain puberty are dressed up as living goddesses before being worshipped as 'kumari' or virgin during the Bengali Hindu festival of Basanti Durga puja performed in the spring in Kolkata
Britain's Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge pose for photo during their hike to the Tiger's Nest Monastery, near Paro, Bhutan.
Muslim women perform Aarti of Lord Ram on the occasion of Ram Navami in Varanasi.
A 3 meter high statue of the actor Charlie Chaplin is set up to show the way to the Manoir de Ban on the eve of the opening of the museum 'Chaplin's World by Grevin' in Corsier-Sur- Vevey, Switzerland.
A woman collects water from a spring at Raichi Wadi village, 120 kilometers (75 miles) north-east of Mumbai. Decades of groundwater abuse, populist water policies and poor monsoons have turned vast swaths of central and western India into a dust bowl, driving distressed farmers to suicide or menial day labor in the cities.
Bhutans King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk, Bhutans Queen, Jetsun Pema, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and Britains Prince William pose for a photograph in Thimphu, Bhutan.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar takes selfie with the children during announcement of IDBI Federal Life Insurance Mumbai Half Marathon in Mumbai.
This aerial view shows damaged area of Mashiki town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan.
Annie Mumolo, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Christina Applegate attends The CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards at OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, in Las Vegas.
Torrential rains which had continued for the last few days had resulted in heavy landslide and flash floods in Changlang town in Arunachal Pradesh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh and Union Minister for Communications & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad launches the National Agriculture Market, an e-market, in New Delhi.
People of Cochin throng at the Fort Kochi beach to bid farewell to the worlds largest cruise liner Cunards Queen Mary 2 which is on her way to Dubai from Cochin.