Day in Pics: 22nd August

Aug 22, 2014, 08:42 AM IST
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A set of Japanese hina dolls for the Girl`s Day celebration are placed on rubble as Japan Ground Self Defense Force personnel search for missing residents in a mud-ridden residential area following a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan.

A set of Japanese hina dolls for the Girl`s Day celebration are placed on rubble as Japan Ground Self Defense Force personnel search for missing residents in a mud-ridden residential area following a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan.

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This handout photo released by the Greek Culture Ministry, two large stone sphinxes are seen under a barrel-vault topping the entrance to an ancient tomb under excavation at Amphipolis in northern Greece.

This handout photo released by the Greek Culture Ministry, two large stone sphinxes are seen under a barrel-vault topping the entrance to an ancient tomb under excavation at Amphipolis in northern Greece.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, center, arrives to address party workers Hyderabad.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, center, arrives to address party workers Hyderabad.

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Hindu women belonging to the Dogra community swing a child as part of a ritual as they pray for the long life of their sons during the `Bacch Dua` festival in Jammu.

Hindu women belonging to the Dogra community swing a child as part of a ritual as they pray for the long life of their sons during the `Bacch Dua` festival in Jammu.

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Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, reaches for a backhand against compatriot Barbora Zahlavova Strycova at the New Haven Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn.

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, reaches for a backhand against compatriot Barbora Zahlavova Strycova at the New Haven Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn.

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This photo provided by CBS, Serena Williams talks with host David on the set of the `Late Show with David Letterman,`, in New York.

This photo provided by CBS, Serena Williams talks with host David on the set of the `Late Show with David Letterman,`, in New York.

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A protester holds a couple of flares during a student protest in Santiago, Chile.

A protester holds a couple of flares during a student protest in Santiago, Chile.

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Malaysia Airlines crew members walk towards Bunga Raya Complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport where victims` bodies of the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are flown back, in Sepang, Malaysia.

Malaysia Airlines crew members walk towards Bunga Raya Complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport where victims` bodies of the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are flown back, in Sepang, Malaysia.

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The private bus which rolled 400 feet down into a gorge that killed nearly 23 people, at Kinnau.

The private bus which rolled 400 feet down into a gorge that killed nearly 23 people, at Kinnau.

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Girls use umbrellas while going to school in rains in Jalpaiguri.

Girls use umbrellas while going to school in rains in Jalpaiguri.

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President Pranab Mukherjee addresses conference of Chairmen, Board of Governors and Directors of Indian Institute of Technology at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also seen.

President Pranab Mukherjee addresses conference of Chairmen, Board of Governors and Directors of Indian Institute of Technology at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also seen.

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Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda felicitates CWG 2014 medal winner Sushil Kumar Solanki during a felicitation function in New Delhi.

Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda felicitates CWG 2014 medal winner Sushil Kumar Solanki during a felicitation function in New Delhi.

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Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari inside an Ethanol Green bus of Sweden based Scania company after it was flagged off by him in Nagpur.

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari inside an Ethanol Green bus of Sweden based Scania company after it was flagged off by him in Nagpur.

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Mohamed Salleh, father of Nur Shazana, a Malaysia Airlines crew member who was among the victims onboard Flight MH17, place flowers on her grave during a burial ceremony at Taman Selatan Muslim cemetery in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Mohamed Salleh, father of Nur Shazana, a Malaysia Airlines crew member who was among the victims onboard Flight MH17, place flowers on her grave during a burial ceremony at Taman Selatan Muslim cemetery in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Rescue workers carry an injured laborer out of the debris of a building that collapsed in Srinagar.

Rescue workers carry an injured laborer out of the debris of a building that collapsed in Srinagar.

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The newborn leopard cub Pelangi is stroked while shown for the first time after his birth at the Zoo in Berlin.

The newborn leopard cub Pelangi is stroked while shown for the first time after his birth at the Zoo in Berlin.

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Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela steers his car during the first practice session ahead of Sunday`s Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela steers his car during the first practice session ahead of Sunday`s Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.

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An Indian woman displays a mortar shell allegedly fired into a residential area from the Pakistan side at the India-Pakistan international border area of Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kilometers (17 miles) south of Jammu.

An Indian woman displays a mortar shell allegedly fired into a residential area from the Pakistan side at the India-Pakistan international border area of Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kilometers (17 miles) south of Jammu.

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Michael Phelps of the US leans on a lane rope after his men`s 100m freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia.

Michael Phelps of the US leans on a lane rope after his men`s 100m freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia.

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A artisan paints an idol of Hindu God Ganesha at an open workshop, ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in New Delhi.

A artisan paints an idol of Hindu God Ganesha at an open workshop, ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in New Delhi.

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