Indian school girls participate in a traditional dance to mark the 124th birth anniversary of India’s late first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru at his ancestral home Anand Bhawan in Allahabad. The day is celebrated as Children’s day in memory of Nehru who had a special affection towards children.
A shopkeeper waits for customers at his clocks shop in the old quarters of Delhi. Data on Tuesday are forecast to show annual consumer inflation at 9.9 per cent in October, up slightly from September, and figures on Friday are expected to show wholesale inflation running at an eight-month high of 6.9 per cent, according to Reuters polls of economists. Read more
Camel and other livestock sellers and buyers interact during one of the world’s largest cattle fairs in Pushkar, Rajasthan in India. About 50,000 camels are sold, decorated, shaved and raced at the event
Indian camel herders arrive for the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, on Wednesday
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A police constable adjusts the cap of an Indian Police Service (IPS) probationer during the 65th passing out parade at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad
A rarely spotted single-tusk elephant, also known as a Ganesh Elephant, eats flowers at the Kaziranga national park in Assam, India.
An Indian school student dressed as Mahatma Gandhi is among those taking part in state formation day celebrations in Hyderabad in India on Friday.
A potter in Amritsar, India, paints earthenware lamps ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Hindus light lamps, wear new clothes, exchange sweets and gifts and pray to goddess Lakshmi during the festival.
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An Indian snake charmer poses with his cobras as he waits for alms from devotees outside a temple in Amritsar, ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali.
An artisan uses flames to dry a statue of Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction, in Kolkata, India. Kali Puja, the festival dedicated to the worship of Kali, will be celebrated on November 2. Read more