Day in Pics - May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016, 20:25 PM IST
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Sri Lankan Buddhist monks talk to a civilian in a street inundated with floods caused by heavy rains, in the town of Gampaha, about 29 kilometers (18 miles) north of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Buddhist monks talk to a civilian in a street inundated with floods caused by heavy rains, in the town of Gampaha, about 29 kilometers (18 miles) north of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Farooq Bhana, a man accused of plotting the February 2002 attack on the Sabarmati Express in Gujarats Godhra that killed 59 people, at a press conference at ATS headquarter in Ahmedabad.

Farooq Bhana, a man accused of plotting the February 2002 attack on the Sabarmati Express in Gujarats Godhra that killed 59 people, at a press conference at ATS headquarter in Ahmedabad.

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Students of North East Institute of Social Science and Research at a flash mob show against Tobacco in collaboration with National Tobacco Control Programme at Dimapur.

Students of North East Institute of Social Science and Research at a flash mob show against Tobacco in collaboration with National Tobacco Control Programme at Dimapur.

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Apple’s CEO Tim Cook outside Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai.

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook outside Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi meeting with the partys winning candidates of MCD bypolls in New Delhi.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi meeting with the partys winning candidates of MCD bypolls in New Delhi.

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A Pakistani security official inspects a motorcycle following a bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan.

A Pakistani security official inspects a motorcycle following a bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh addresses the media in Ahmedabad.

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh addresses the media in Ahmedabad.

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Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat meeting with a group of children from a welfare council in Dehradun.

Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat meeting with a group of children from a welfare council in Dehradun.

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A man watches rough sea causing damage to houses in coastal areas in Thiruvananthapuram.

A man watches rough sea causing damage to houses in coastal areas in Thiruvananthapuram.

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A lioness cools off by licking a slab of ice, during hot weather, at a zoo.

A lioness cools off by licking a slab of ice, during hot weather, at a zoo.

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A fire fighter dousing the fire that broke out at a transport company in Jalandhar.

A fire fighter dousing the fire that broke out at a transport company in Jalandhar.

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A gull rests on a driftwood on a pond at a forest near the village of Svisloch, 30 km (19 miles) east of Belarus capital Minsk.

A gull rests on a driftwood on a pond at a forest near the village of Svisloch, 30 km (19 miles) east of Belarus capital Minsk.

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People face riot police during a protest in Lyon, central France.

People face riot police during a protest in Lyon, central France.

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Models wear jewelry from Colombia's Natalia Criado's collection during Bogota Fashion Week, at El Dorado international airport in Bogota, Colombia.

Models wear jewelry from Colombia's Natalia Criado's collection during Bogota Fashion Week, at El Dorado international airport in Bogota, Colombia.

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Hsingii Bird holds up a sign for supporters to take a selfie with it before a campaign rally with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

Hsingii Bird holds up a sign for supporters to take a selfie with it before a campaign rally with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

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Women shout slogans during a protest against Brazil's acting President Michel Temer, and in support of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Women shout slogans during a protest against Brazil's acting President Michel Temer, and in support of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Devotees taking bath in Kshipra River during the Simhastha Mahakumbh in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.

Devotees taking bath in Kshipra River during the Simhastha Mahakumbh in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.

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