Saturday, July 18, 2009

Events in pics...
Congress supporters in Bhubaneshwar celebrate ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Manmohan Singh as the Prime Minister of India for the second time.
Artists put the finishing touches to a sand sculpture of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a map of India on the banks of the Ganges river in Allahabad.
Buddhist monks pray during a protest, demanding the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in front of the UN office in Bangkok.
Students exult after a satisfying performance in the CBSE board exams in New Delhi.

A man has his ear cleaned for 30 rupees on a street in Karachi — Reuters/Athar Hussain 

A vendor displays and sells Lassi as summer approaches in Hyderabad — APP/Akram Ali
An Allosaurus puppet from the Australian art performance group Erth Visual and Physical walks to the Singapore National Museum for a children's program.
Rescuers evacuate a body from a C-130 military transport plane that crashed in East Java, Indonesia. The wreck, which killed 99 people, has put a spotlight on the country's beleaguered air force.
William Windsor, mascot of England's 1st Battalion, appears at his retirement parade after seven years of UK Army service. The Battalion, known as The Royal Welsh, has had a goat in its ranks for more than 200 years. 

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