Day in Pics: 24th August

Aug 24, 2014, 10:49 AM IST
Panda cub Bao Bao hangs from a tree in her habitat at the National Zoo in Washington.
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Panda cub Bao Bao hangs from a tree in her habitat at the National Zoo in Washington.

Yemeni Shiite Hawthi rebels chant slogans demanding the government step down during a demonstration in a street leading to the Interior Ministry in Sanaa, Yemen.
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Yemeni Shiite Hawthi rebels chant slogans demanding the government step down during a demonstration in a street leading to the Interior Ministry in Sanaa, Yemen.

Smoke and dust rise after an Israeli strike hits Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip.
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Smoke and dust rise after an Israeli strike hits Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip.

Supporters of Pakistan`s cricket celebrity-turned-politician Imran Khan listen to their leader at a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Supporters of Pakistan`s cricket celebrity-turned-politician Imran Khan listen to their leader at a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Marchers stand near a memorial in the Staten Island borough of New York.
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Marchers stand near a memorial in the Staten Island borough of New York.

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, hits a backhand during her 6-4, 6-2 victory over Magdalena Rybarikova, of Slovakia, in the final match of the Connecticut Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn.
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Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, hits a backhand during her 6-4, 6-2 victory over Magdalena Rybarikova, of Slovakia, in the final match of the Connecticut Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn.

New York Yankees pitcher Shawn Kelley came out to stretch with a horse head mask on before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, at Yankee Stadium in New York.
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New York Yankees pitcher Shawn Kelley came out to stretch with a horse head mask on before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

President Pranab Mukherjee with Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, inaugurates Management Development Institute Campus at Jongipur in Murshidabad.
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President Pranab Mukherjee with Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, inaugurates Management Development Institute Campus at Jongipur in Murshidabad.

Ukrainian soldiers march down Kiev`s main street during military parade on the occasion of the 23 anniversary of Ukraine`s Independence, in the capital Kiev.
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Ukrainian soldiers march down Kiev`s main street during military parade on the occasion of the 23 anniversary of Ukraine`s Independence, in the capital Kiev.

Palestinians inspect the rubble of the Al-Zafer apartment tower following Israeli airstrikes Saturday that collapsed the 12-story building, in Gaza City.
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Palestinians inspect the rubble of the Al-Zafer apartment tower following Israeli airstrikes Saturday that collapsed the 12-story building, in Gaza City.

Students discussing with their friends after appearing for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exam in Patna.
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Students discussing with their friends after appearing for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exam in Patna.

Vishva Hindu Parishad protesters burn Pakistan`s flag in a protest against firing by Pakistan in Jammu, in Allahabad.
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Vishva Hindu Parishad protesters burn Pakistan`s flag in a protest against firing by Pakistan in Jammu, in Allahabad.

Devotees carrying idol of Lord Ganesh ahead of Ganesh festival in Thane.
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Devotees carrying idol of Lord Ganesh ahead of Ganesh festival in Thane.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh was the showstopper in an all white biker ensemble" walk the ramp in Arjun Khanna’s creation at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.
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Cricketer Yuvraj Singh was the showstopper in an all white biker ensemble" walk the ramp in Arjun Khanna’s creation at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.

Villagers return back to their home in a boat through the Kollong river after the weekly market at Chandrapur in Kamrup district of Assam.
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Villagers return back to their home in a boat through the Kollong river after the weekly market at Chandrapur in Kamrup district of Assam.

People participate in the 25th Annual Thane Monsoon Marathon in Thane.
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People participate in the 25th Annual Thane Monsoon Marathon in Thane.

Tribals planting paddy saplings in a field at a village near Balurghat in South Dinajpur, West Bengal.
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Tribals planting paddy saplings in a field at a village near Balurghat in South Dinajpur, West Bengal.

Girls celebrate 325th birth anniversary of Kolkata city.
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Girls celebrate 325th birth anniversary of Kolkata city.

Army personnel take position during an encounter with militants in Kalaros, Kupwara.
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Army personnel take position during an encounter with militants in Kalaros, Kupwara.