Indian Shia Muslim men flagellate themselves during the mourning procession on the tenth day of Muharram, which marks the day of Ashura, in Chennai. Photo Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty
Indian schoolchildren hold masks bearing the image of former Indian president A.P.J Kalam ahead of the first anniversary of his death during a remembrance event at a school in Chennai
Indian schoolchildren participate in a yoga session at a school in Chennai on the eve of International Yoga Day
Indian labourers unload sacks of onions from a truck at a wholesale market in Chennai. India’s economy grew 7.6 percent in 2015-16, official figures showed on May 31, retaining its place as the world’s fastest-growing major economy
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Indian labourer Krishnan, 41, bundles finished coconut leaves used to make broom sticks at a production unit in Chennai. India’s economy grew 7.6 percent in 2015-16, official figures showed, retaining its place as the world’s fastest-growing major economy and providing a boost to the right-wing government as it marks two years in power. Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter of the financial year, growing 7.9 percent year-on-year, the Central Statistics Office data showed.
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Flood affected people receive food packets being distributed by navy personnel in Chennai, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Friday
Students display the painted liquid embroidery blouses inside their college premises in Chennai, India, on Friday. 3,500 students painted 7000 blouses in an hour on Friday in an attempt to enter the Limca Book of Records
Fishermen tend to their nets near the Kasimedu fish market at the Royapurum fishing harbour in Chennai, India
Supporters of India’s All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party celebrate after victory in the R.K. Nagar by-election in Chennai on Tuesday.
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An Indian Kathakali artist waits to go on stage in Chennai, India. Kathakali is a classical dance that was created in the ancient kingdoms that now make up Kerala, on India’s southwest coast, 400 years ago.
Fishermen carry a box filled with fishes at a fishing harbour in the southern Indian city of Chennai. India’s data points for consumer prices are not robust enough to justify shifting from the current focus on wholesale inflation for monetary policy decisions, Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said on Friday.
A policewoman helps a comrade who fainted during the full-dress rehearsal for India’s Independence Day celebrations in Chennai, south India on Tuesday.
Fishermen push their boats transporting baskets full of fishes at a fishing harbour in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
Boys play cricket on the Marina beach in Chennai, southern India, on Friday