An artisan in India works on an unfinished clay idol of the Hindu Goddess Durga at a workshop in Bangalore. It is in preparation for the forthcoming Dussehra festival. Dussehra, derived from the Sanskrit Dasha-hara, meaning “remover of bad fate”, is among the most important celebrations in the Hindus religious calendar
Schoolchildren dressed as the Hindu Lord Krishna and his consort Radha take part in celebrations to mark the Janmashtami festival in Jammu on Monday. The festival, which commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna, will be celebrated across India on Wednesday Read more
Members of India’s National Cadet Corps conduct a dress rehearsal for Independence Day celebrations in Secunderabad on Tuesday. India will celebrate its 67th Independence Day on Thursday. Read more
A group of Morris Dancers perform as part of St George’s Day celebrations in Leadenhall Market, in the City financial district of London.