Day in Pics: 16th August

Aug 16, 2014, 10:36 AM IST
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Women dance during a didgeridoo music festival in Sitio das Fontes, near Estombar, southern Portugal.

Women dance during a didgeridoo music festival in Sitio das Fontes, near Estombar, southern Portugal.

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India`s Bhuvneshwar Kumar hits a ball off the bowling of England`s Chris Jordan during the first day of the fifth test cricket match at Oval cricket ground in London.

India`s Bhuvneshwar Kumar hits a ball off the bowling of England`s Chris Jordan during the first day of the fifth test cricket match at Oval cricket ground in London.

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Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes, following a protest against the Israeli military action over Hamas in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron.

Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes, following a protest against the Israeli military action over Hamas in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron.

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Serena Williams volleys against Jelena Jankovic, from Serbia, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

Serena Williams volleys against Jelena Jankovic, from Serbia, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

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Members of the team from Switzerland perform during the team synchronized swimming free combination preliminary at the LEN Swimming European Championships in Berlin.

Members of the team from Switzerland perform during the team synchronized swimming free combination preliminary at the LEN Swimming European Championships in Berlin.

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Stylist Madison Jane, center, takes a picture with Olivia Felix, left, as Melyssa Maria, right, looks on after a photo session during Tiki Oasis event, in San Diego.

Stylist Madison Jane, center, takes a picture with Olivia Felix, left, as Melyssa Maria, right, looks on after a photo session during Tiki Oasis event, in San Diego.

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This undated image released by Netflix shows Dr. Sylvia Earle in a scene from the Netflix documentary `Mission Blue.` Directed by Fisher Stevens and Robert Nixon, the film profiles oceanographer Sylvia Earle and her effort to help protect the world`s seas.

This undated image released by Netflix shows Dr. Sylvia Earle in a scene from the Netflix documentary `Mission Blue.` Directed by Fisher Stevens and Robert Nixon, the film profiles oceanographer Sylvia Earle and her effort to help protect the world`s seas.

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Supporters of Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan take part in an anti government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan

Supporters of Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan take part in an anti government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan

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Pope Francis kisses a baby as he arrives with the popemobile to celebrate a mass and the beatification Paul Yun ji-Chung and 123 martyr companions at Gwanghwamun Gate in Seoul, South Korea.

Pope Francis kisses a baby as he arrives with the popemobile to celebrate a mass and the beatification Paul Yun ji-Chung and 123 martyr companions at Gwanghwamun Gate in Seoul, South Korea.

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Villagers use a banana raft to reach a safer place following floods at Bhurbandha in Nagaon district of Assam.

Villagers use a banana raft to reach a safer place following floods at Bhurbandha in Nagaon district of Assam.

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Flowers and photographs are displayed, in San Francisco, of a makeshift memorial for actor Robin Williams outside a home which was used in the filming of the movie `Mrs. Doubtfire.`

Flowers and photographs are displayed, in San Francisco, of a makeshift memorial for actor Robin Williams outside a home which was used in the filming of the movie `Mrs. Doubtfire.`

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This photo taken during a Syrian government-led media tour, a man operates a bulldozer to clear debris created during battles between Syrian troops and rebels off a street in Mleiha, some 10 kilometers (6 miles) southeast of downtown Damascus, Syria.

This photo taken during a Syrian government-led media tour, a man operates a bulldozer to clear debris created during battles between Syrian troops and rebels off a street in Mleiha, some 10 kilometers (6 miles) southeast of downtown Damascus, Syria.

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A muslim woman on the streets of Varanasi with her kids dressed as Lord Krishna and Radha returning home after a competition in school ahead of Janmashtami, in Varanasi.

A muslim woman on the streets of Varanasi with her kids dressed as Lord Krishna and Radha returning home after a competition in school ahead of Janmashtami, in Varanasi.

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Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel performs a mock drill in Ranchi.

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel performs a mock drill in Ranchi.

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IAS aspirants protest against introduction of CSAT in Civil Services Exams outside the UPSC in New Delhi.

IAS aspirants protest against introduction of CSAT in Civil Services Exams outside the UPSC in New Delhi.

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Damaged roads by overflowing Saung river at Tehri Garhwal area near Dehradun.

Damaged roads by overflowing Saung river at Tehri Garhwal area near Dehradun.

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Flames rise from the residential houses and shopping complex during a major fire which gutted several Residential Houses and a Shopping Complex, at Kokar Bazar in Srinagar.

Flames rise from the residential houses and shopping complex during a major fire which gutted several Residential Houses and a Shopping Complex, at Kokar Bazar in Srinagar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Maharastra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan during the foundation stone laying function for a Rs 4,000 crore SEZ project at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) near Mumbai.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Maharastra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan during the foundation stone laying function for a Rs 4,000 crore SEZ project at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) near Mumbai.

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