Day in Pics - August 29, 2016

Day in Pics - August 29, 2016

Aug 29, 2016, 18:57 PM IST
Vehicles make their way through floodwaters on a street after heavy rainfall in New Delhi
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Vehicles make their way through floodwaters on a street after heavy rainfall in New Delhi.

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani interacting with artisans
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Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani interacting with artisans during the inauguration of a resource centre set up by Handicraft Export Council in Moradabad.

Members of Jain Samaj shout slogans and hold placards to protest against Vishal Dadlani
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Members of Jain Samaj shout slogans and hold placards to protest against Vishal Dadlanis tweet which insulted Saint Tarun Sagar in front of Delhi CMs house, in New Delhi.

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Badminton Player P V Sindhu
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President Pranab Mukherjee presents Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Badminton Player P V Sindhu at the National Sports and Adventure Award 2016 function at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi .

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a meeting in New Delhi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a meeting in New Delhi.

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to wrestler Sakshi Malik
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President Pranab Mukherjee presents Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to wrestler Sakshi Malik at the National Sports and Adventure Awards 2016 function at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures to Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures to Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw as his wife Daw Su Su Lwin and President Pranab Mukherjee looks on during a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Participants carry torches on the field during a fireworks display as they parade during a celebration of the gathering of the country's main youth league at May Day Stadium
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Participants carry torches on the field during a fireworks display as they parade during a celebration of the gathering of the country's main youth league at May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea.

Former hockey player and MP Dilip Tirkey and sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik unveil a jersey in front of a sand image created by the latter at a demonstration to demand Bharat Ratna honour for hockey legend Dhyan Chand
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Former hockey player and MP Dilip Tirkey and sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik unveil a jersey in front of a sand image created by the latter at a demonstration to demand Bharat Ratna honour for hockey legend Dhyan Chand, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

Alphorn musicians perform in Nesselwang, southern Germany
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Alphorn musicians perform in Nesselwang, southern Germany.

An Italian Navy ship sails past a burning dinghy after evacuating the migrants sailing on it in the Mediterranean sea toward the Italian coasts
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An Italian Navy ship sails past a burning dinghy after evacuating the migrants sailing on it in the Mediterranean sea toward the Italian coasts, about 17 miles north of Sabratha, Libya.

Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw and his wife Daw Su Su Lwin during a visit to Taj Mahal
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Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw and his wife Daw Su Su Lwin during a visit to Taj Mahal in Agra.  

Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty displays the creation of fashion designer Anushree Reddy during the Lakme Fashion Week
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Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty displays the creation of fashion designer Anushree Reddy during the Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2016, in Mumbai.

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany winner, celebrates on the podium with Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia place and Mercedes driver Le
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Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany winner, celebrates on the podium with Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia place and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, third place, at the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.

Super Sonic Combustion RAM Jet or Scramjet, also called Advanced Technology Vehicle (ATV), during its test by ISRO from Sriharikota
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Super Sonic Combustion RAM Jet or Scramjet, also called Advanced Technology Vehicle (ATV), during its test by ISRO from Sriharikota, off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.