2016 rewind: Check out the highlights of the year

2016 rewind: Check out the highlights of the year

Dec 30, 2016, 16:57 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at crowd after his address during the 70th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi
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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi during Holi celebrations at All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarter in New Delhi.

MER CHIEF MINISTER J JAYALALITHAAS
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SECURITY PERSONNEL CARRYING THE TAMIL NADU'S FORMER CHIEF MINISTER J JAYALALITHAAS MORTAL REMAINS DURING HER FUNERAL PROCESSION IN CHENNAI.

Covered in dust and blood, 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh
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Covered in dust and blood, 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh was rescued from the rubble of an airstrike in Syria.

Security personnel guarding inside the Pathankot
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Security personnel guarding inside the Pathankot Air Force base after the end of their operation against militants.

Chennai and Tamil Nadu.
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Cyclonic storm Vardah hits Chennai and Tamil Nadu.

Shaktiman, the Uttarakhand police horse
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Shaktiman, the Uttarakhand police horse which died in Dehradun. The horse was injured during a BJP protest in Uttarakhand on March 14.

Wailing PDP president Mehbooba Mufti
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Wailing PDP president Mehbooba Mufti along with her family at the grave of her father and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed during congregational prayers on the ocassion of his fourth mourning day in Bijbehara.

Army chief General Dalbir Suhag
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Army chief General Dalbir Suhag paying his last respects to the mortal remains of soldiers who died in an avalanche in Siachen glacier, at Air Force Station, Palam in New Delhi.

A building collapses in flood water at Chapra
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A building collapses in flood water at Chapra in Saran district of Bihar.

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar
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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar celebrates his 43rd birthday by playing cricket with children in Mumbai.  

Priyanka Chopra
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Priyanka Chopra and Liev Schreiber present the award for best film editing at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Winner of Best Actor award Amitabh Bachchan
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Winner of Best Actor award Amitabh Bachchan and Best Actress award Kangna Ranaut at the 63rd National Film Awards 2015 function in New Delhi.

Bollywood legends Dharmendra, Hema Malini
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Bollywood legends Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan during the launch of Hema Malinis music album Dream Girl, in Mumbai.

Actor Sanjay Dutt with his wife Manyata and children
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Actor Sanjay Dutt with his wife Manyata and children Shahran and Iqra in a press conference at his residence in Mumbai.

Indian Woman gymnast Dipa Karmakar
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Indian Woman gymnast Dipa Karmakar competes at the Rio Olympics 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Mariyappan Thangavelu
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Mariyappan Thangavelu - He represented India in the 2016 Summer Paralympic games held in Rio de Janeiro in the men's high jump T-42 category, winning the gold medal in the finals.

Olympic Silver Medalist P V Sindhu
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Olympic Silver Medalist P V Sindhu shows her medal at Gopichand Academy.

Defending champions Serena Williams
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Defending champions Serena Williams of the US and Serbias Novak Djokovic pose for a photo with their trophies as they arrive for the official draw at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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