Day in Pics - May 22, 2016

May 22, 2016, 18:36 PM IST
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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand sculpture on World Turtle Day (23rd May ) with message Love Us, at Bhubaneswar airport.

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand sculpture on World Turtle Day (23rd May ) with message Love Us, at Bhubaneswar airport.

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Demonstrators hold up mock voting papers during an anti-coup protest on the steps of Democracy Monument to mark the second anniversary of the military take over of government in Bangkok, Thailand.

Demonstrators hold up mock voting papers during an anti-coup protest on the steps of Democracy Monument to mark the second anniversary of the military take over of government in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Paris : Serbias Novak Djokovic blows a candle on a birthday cake at the Roland Garros stadium.

Paris : Serbias Novak Djokovic blows a candle on a birthday cake at the Roland Garros stadium.

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A policeman intervene as BJP and CPI workers clash during BJP protest outside the CPI(M) headquarters, damaged their signboard in protest against the murder of a party worker allegedly by Left party supporters in Kerala, in New Delhi.

A policeman intervene as BJP and CPI workers clash during BJP protest outside the CPI(M) headquarters, damaged their signboard in protest against the murder of a party worker allegedly by Left party supporters in Kerala, in New Delhi.

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Residents inspect damage in parts of the historic district of the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey.

Residents inspect damage in parts of the historic district of the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey.

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A Pakistani police officer and paramedics stand beside two dead bodies reportedly killed in a U.S. drone strike in the Ahmad Wal area in Baluchistan province, Pakistan, at a hopsital in Quetta, Pakistan.

A Pakistani police officer and paramedics stand beside two dead bodies reportedly killed in a U.S. drone strike in the Ahmad Wal area in Baluchistan province, Pakistan, at a hopsital in Quetta, Pakistan.

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, poses with Myanmars Foreign Minister and de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi for a photo during a meeting in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, poses with Myanmars Foreign Minister and de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi for a photo during a meeting in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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Onlookers watch a damaged vehicle which plugged into a wrongly parked tipper truck at Boparai village near Amritsar killing 10 persons.

Onlookers watch a damaged vehicle which plugged into a wrongly parked tipper truck at Boparai village near Amritsar killing 10 persons.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at AFS Palam in New Delhi before his departure for Iran.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at AFS Palam in New Delhi before his departure for Iran.

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Students participate in a painting competition under the theme of Drug Addiction is an Invitation to Death and Destruction organised by Excise Department Jammu and Kashmir, in Srinagar.

Students participate in a painting competition under the theme of Drug Addiction is an Invitation to Death and Destruction organised by Excise Department Jammu and Kashmir, in Srinagar.

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Cricketer Yuvraj Singh gives autographs to his fans during an event in Kolkata.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh gives autographs to his fans during an event in Kolkata.

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People cover their faces to protect themselves from scorching heat on a very Hot Day in Allahabad.

People cover their faces to protect themselves from scorching heat on a very Hot Day in Allahabad.

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BJP winning candidates in Assam State Assembly election 2016 during party MLAs meeting before meeting governor of Assam in Guwahati.

BJP winning candidates in Assam State Assembly election 2016 during party MLAs meeting before meeting governor of Assam in Guwahati.

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President Pranab Mukherjee meets a delegation of BJP leaders led by Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport Highways & Shipping at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

President Pranab Mukherjee meets a delegation of BJP leaders led by Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport Highways & Shipping at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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A girl drinks water from an irrigation tube, on a hot summer afternoon on the outskirts of Jammu, India.

A girl drinks water from an irrigation tube, on a hot summer afternoon on the outskirts of Jammu, India.

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Viktor Axelsen of Denmark prepares to return a shot against Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia in their men's singles final group match in the Thomas Cup in Kunshan in east China's Jiangsu province.

Viktor Axelsen of Denmark prepares to return a shot against Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia in their men's singles final group match in the Thomas Cup in Kunshan in east China's Jiangsu province.

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Hindu devotees take ritual dip on the last and third 'shahi snaan', or royal bath, in the River Shipra during the month long Kumbh festival at Ujjain in central Madhya Pradesh state, India.

Hindu devotees take ritual dip on the last and third 'shahi snaan', or royal bath, in the River Shipra during the month long Kumbh festival at Ujjain in central Madhya Pradesh state, India.

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Farmers lie on the ground with sticks as they pray for rain during the Manda Festival at a temple on the outskirts of Ranchi.

Farmers lie on the ground with sticks as they pray for rain during the Manda Festival at a temple on the outskirts of Ranchi.

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A scorched home is seen after it was hit by pyroclastic flow from the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Gamber village, North Sumatra, Indonesia.The volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash, killing several villagers.

A scorched home is seen after it was hit by pyroclastic flow from the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Gamber village, North Sumatra, Indonesia.The volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash, killing several villagers.

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Vehicles move at a waterlogged road after heavy rains in Patna on Saturday.

Vehicles move at a waterlogged road after heavy rains in Patna on Saturday.

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Indias first transgender college principal Manabi Bandopadhay arrives to greets West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her partys thumping victory,at Kalighat residence in Kolkata.

Indias first transgender college principal Manabi Bandopadhay arrives to greets West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her partys thumping victory,at Kalighat residence in Kolkata.

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Protesters run from an approaching anti-riot vehicle blasting water, near Congress where President Michelle Bachelet was presenting the state-of-the-nation report, in Valparaiso, Chile.

Protesters run from an approaching anti-riot vehicle blasting water, near Congress where President Michelle Bachelet was presenting the state-of-the-nation report, in Valparaiso, Chile.

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Bayern's Robert Lewandowski holds up the trophy after the German soccer cup final match between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern Munich in Berlin, Germany.

Bayern's Robert Lewandowski holds up the trophy after the German soccer cup final match between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern Munich in Berlin, Germany.

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WBA cruiserweight world champion Denis Lebedev, right, punches IBF cruiserweight champion Victor Emilio Ramirez during their IBF and WBA Super World cruiserweight title fight in Moscow, Russia.

WBA cruiserweight world champion Denis Lebedev, right, punches IBF cruiserweight champion Victor Emilio Ramirez during their IBF and WBA Super World cruiserweight title fight in Moscow, Russia.

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Players and officials of Mohan Bagan with winning trophy of Federation Cup 2016 after defeating Aizwal Football Club at Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium, Sarusajai in Guwahati.

Players and officials of Mohan Bagan with winning trophy of Federation Cup 2016 after defeating Aizwal Football Club at Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium, Sarusajai in Guwahati.

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