Day in Pics - August 18, 2016

Aug 18, 2016, 17:38 PM IST
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Curfew in Srinagar

Curfew in Srinagar

A Security Jawan checking identity card of a man on a bike during the 41st day of curfew in Srinagar.

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Announcement of Aankhen-2

Announcement of Aankhen-2

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan along with Arshad Warsi, director Anees Bazmee, Regina Cassandra, producer Gaurang Doshi and music director Meet Brother during the announcement of Bollywood movie Aankhen-2, in Mumbai.

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Rakhi in Bikaner

Rakhi in Bikaner

Sister of Martyr Captain late Chandra Chaudhary ties rakhi on his statue on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Bikaner.

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Bhoomi Pujan for new BJP HQ construction

Bhoomi Pujan for new BJP HQ construction

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs “bhoomi poojan” rituals for the start of construction work for the new BJP headquarters at Deendayal Upadhyaya (DDU) Marg in New Delhi.

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Soldiers celebrating Rakhi

Soldiers celebrating Rakhi

Women tying rakhis on the wrists of Border Security Force (BSF) Jawans during the celebration of Rakhsha Bandhan festival in Bikane.

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Amitabh promoting Pink

Amitabh promoting Pink

Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Kirti Kulhari, filmmakers Shoojit Sircar, Ronnie Lahiri, Andrea Tariang and Angad Bedi during the promotion of film Pink at Mithibai College Umang Festival 2016 in Mumbai.

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Nitish Kumar celebrates Rakhi

Nitish Kumar celebrates Rakhi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumars sister tying Rakhi on his wrist at his residence on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan festival in Patna.

8/13

Funeral of Swaminarayan sect's spiritual head Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Funeral of Swaminarayan sect's spiritual head Pramukh Swami Maharaj

BJP president Amit Shah, senior leader L K Advani and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani pays tribute to Swaminarayan sects spiritual head Pramukh Swami Maharaj during his funneral at Sarangpur.

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building collapsed at Hatkoti near Rohru

building collapsed at Hatkoti near Rohru

Rescue operation in progress after a three storey building collapsed at Hatkoti near Rohru, in Shimla district.

10/13

Bridge collapses in Ambassa

Bridge collapses in Ambassa

A loaded truck falls in a river off a collapsed bridge at Ambassa, 65 kms from Agartala, Tripura.

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Vehicles get stuck in heavy traffic jam

Vehicles get stuck in heavy traffic jam

Vehicles get stuck in heavy traffic jam at Gurgaon-Delhi Expressway in Gurgaon.

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4 Naxals killed in Dantewada

4 Naxals killed in Dantewada

Four Naxals, including a commander-rank woman cadre and another wanted in the deadly Jiram Valley attack, were gunned down while a jawan was injured in a fierce encounter between security personnel and the ultras in Chhattisgarhs Dantewada district.

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wildfire in Calif

wildfire in Calif

Firefighters battle a wildfire in the Cajon Pass in San Bernardino county, Calif.

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