Day in Pics: 8th August

Aug 08, 2014, 08:39 AM IST
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Villagers wade through a flooded street in Orabara Singh village of Khurda district.

Villagers wade through a flooded street in Orabara Singh village of Khurda district.

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A makeshift tent stands near to the destruction of buildings at a residential neighborhood, in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

A makeshift tent stands near to the destruction of buildings at a residential neighborhood, in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns to Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, during the round of sixteen at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns to Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, during the round of sixteen at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.

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President Barack Obama speaks at Fort Belvoir, Va.

President Barack Obama speaks at Fort Belvoir, Va.

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An activist burns tyres during a clash with a special forces police battalion, in Independence Square, Kiev, Ukraine.

An activist burns tyres during a clash with a special forces police battalion, in Independence Square, Kiev, Ukraine.

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People from the Middle Eastern countries and now living in South Korea, shout slogans during a rally against the Israeli military operations in Gaza and wish for peace near the Israeli Embassy in Seoul, South Korea.

People from the Middle Eastern countries and now living in South Korea, shout slogans during a rally against the Israeli military operations in Gaza and wish for peace near the Israeli Embassy in Seoul, South Korea.

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British director Nick Park, the creator of the Wallace & Gromit animated movies, poses for photographers with six sculptures of his animated character Shaun the Sheep in London.

British director Nick Park, the creator of the Wallace & Gromit animated movies, poses for photographers with six sculptures of his animated character Shaun the Sheep in London.

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Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh with Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung, Union home secretary Anil Goswami and Delhi Police Commissioner, B S Bassi at the launch of a web application of Delhi Police for issuing Police Clearance Certificate, in New Delhi.

Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh with Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung, Union home secretary Anil Goswami and Delhi Police Commissioner, B S Bassi at the launch of a web application of Delhi Police for issuing Police Clearance Certificate, in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel at a meeting in New Delhi.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel at a meeting in New Delhi.

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Foreign tourists crossing a flooded street on scooters after heavy rains in Pushkar.

Foreign tourists crossing a flooded street on scooters after heavy rains in Pushkar.

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England`s Ian Bell raises his bat as he reaches 50 at Old Trafford cricket ground on the second day of the fourth test match of his side`s five match series against India, in Manchester, England.

England`s Ian Bell raises his bat as he reaches 50 at Old Trafford cricket ground on the second day of the fourth test match of his side`s five match series against India, in Manchester, England.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel during a meeting in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Students inside a waterlogged classroom after a heavy shower in Guwahati.

Students inside a waterlogged classroom after a heavy shower in Guwahati.

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Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, state Education Minister Geeta Bhukkar (extreme R) and Sports Minister Sukhbir Kataria (second R) with CWG medalists in Sonipat.

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, state Education Minister Geeta Bhukkar (extreme R) and Sports Minister Sukhbir Kataria (second R) with CWG medalists in Sonipat.

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Smoke and dust rise over Gaza City after an Israeli strike, as Israel and Gaza militants resumed cross-border attacks after a three-day truce expired and Egyptian-brokered talks on a new border deal for blockaded Gaza hit a deadlock.

Smoke and dust rise over Gaza City after an Israeli strike, as Israel and Gaza militants resumed cross-border attacks after a three-day truce expired and Egyptian-brokered talks on a new border deal for blockaded Gaza hit a deadlock.

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Anne Kllingshirn, of Kailua, Hawaii walks with her daughter Emma, 1, as storm clouds float overhead during the sunrise hours on Kailua Beach, in Kailua, Hawaii.

Anne Kllingshirn, of Kailua, Hawaii walks with her daughter Emma, 1, as storm clouds float overhead during the sunrise hours on Kailua Beach, in Kailua, Hawaii.

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US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.

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US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.

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US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel.

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel.

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US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel inspecting a guard of honour at South Block in New Delhi.

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel inspecting a guard of honour at South Block in New Delhi.

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