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Indian village school girls demonstrate the self-defence techniques that they learnt from Indian Border Security Force women personnel in Ballaharwal, near the border with Pakistan, some 40km from Amritsar, India.
A migrant labourer sits on a handcart along a roadside in the old quarters of Delhi on Friday
Pigs roam at a dumping area in Kolkata, India. The municipal corporation and the police undertook a joint raid to remove the pigs
A villager walks near the scene of a landslide at Malin village in the Pune district of India’s western state of Maharashtra. Rescuers battled through heavy rains in a search for victims after dozens of homes were buried, with a death toll nearing 150
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A man brushes his teeth as another reads a newspaper while a Hindu holy man sips tea in the morning in front of a closed shop in Allahabad, India. Read more
A homeless man takes a nap by the roadside under a metro station in New Delhi, India. Delhi has a homeless population of more than 100,000 people sleeping on streets, pavements, rickshaws, two wheel handcarts, flyovers, under the bridges and in parks across the city Read more
A group of youngsters enjoy getting splashed by breaking waves during high tide on the seafront in Mumbai, India, on Monday
Schoolchildren show their hands during a henna competition to mark World Population Day in the city of Ahmedabad, India
Passengers travel on a train at Loni town in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. India is to open up its sprawling colonial-era railway network to private investors in one of recently elected premier Narendra Modi’s first moves to meet election promises of boosting economic growth in the subcontinent.
Buddhist devotees wait in line to get inside the venue of the Dalai Lama‘s teachings on the fifth day of Kalachakra near Leh, India. Buddhist devotees from across the globe have arrived in this Himalayan region of Ladakh to attend the Kalachakra or Wheel of Time initiations by the Dalai Lama that began Thursday Read more