Indian Film Choreographer Kala Master receives citation and memento from the ESG, Vice-Chairman, Subhash Phal Dessai at the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2021), in Panaji. Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Additional Secretary Neerja Sekhar, Directorate of Film Festivals, ADG Chaitanya Prasad and Director (Films-I) Dhanpreet Kaur and other dignitaries are also seen.
Nepalese Buddhist monks play traditional instruments during a procession after the body of Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche, arrived at the Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Tibetan Buddhist religious teacher died in Singapore on Dec 18, 2020.
National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah along with party leader Devender Singh Rana (L) during the release of 'Shakhs Shakhsiyat aur Khidmaat', a book written by Masud Ahmed Choudhary, in Jammu.
A decorated train halts at the Nizamuddin Railway Station during the launch of eight trains connecting Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat with different regions of the country, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi via video conferencing, in New Delhi.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan wave green flags as Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually flags off eight trains connecting Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat with different regions of the country, at Nizamuddin Railway Station in New Delhi.
A worker cleans the window glass of a decorated train during its flag-off, at the Nizamuddin Railway Station in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off eight trains connecting Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat with different regions of the country via video conferencing.
A boy carries snow, near to graffiti painted of rock legends Jim Morrison and Jimmy Hendrix, on the entrance of a parking, during the cold front dubbed Leandros, in the Malakasa village, about 43 kilometres (26 miles) north of Athens. Police has preventatively banned cars to approach sections of the snow covered mountains around Athens as several roads call for snow chains on vehicles.
A woman sells frozen fish and berries at a street market as the temperature dropped to about -50 degrees (-58 degrees Fahrenheit) in Yakutsk, Russia. Temperatures in the remote, diamond-rich Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to -50 degrees Centigrade (-58 degrees Fahrenheit).
The 103 yr old, Shyam Saran Negi, independent India's first over, returns after casting his vote in Himachal Pradesh Panchayat polls at Kalpa, Kinnaur. Negi never missed any poll to keep his date with democracy to poll in all panchayat, State Assembly and Lok Sabha polls.
Polling officials check the names of voters at a polling booth as they arrive to cast their votes for the Himachal Pradesh panchayat elections, at Kaza, sub division of Lahaul Spiti district across Rohtang Tunnel.
Passengers wave from inside a coach of a new train, at the railway station in Varanasi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off eight trains connecting Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat with different regions of the country via video conferencing.
A man is helped off a rescue ship in the port of Arguineguin, Gran Canaria island, Spain. The Spanish rescue ship rescued a boat 160 kilometres south of Gran Canaria with 11 men, 20 women and 3 children on board in very poor condition.
In this aerial photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, workers build a large centralized quarantine facility capable of holding several thousand people in Shijiazhuang in northern China's Hebei Province. China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients in Nangong, south of Beijing in Hebei Province, to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected people or goods from abroad.
Aires:Braian Romero of Argentina's Defensa y Justicia celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's 4th goal during a Copa Sudamericana semifinal second leg soccer match against Chile's Coquimbo at Norberto Tomaghello stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. border walk alongside a highway in Chiquimula, Guatemala. Guatemalan authorities estimated that as many as 9,000 Honduran migrants have crossed into Guatemala as part of an effort to form a new caravan to reach the U.S. border.
Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. cross the border patrolled by Guatemalan soldiers, in El Florido, Guatemala. The migrants pushed their way into Guatemala Friday night without registering, a portion of a larger migrant caravan that had left the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula before dawn, Guatemalan authorities said..
Members of the Washington National Guard stand at a sundial near the Legislative Building, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Governors in some states have called out the National Guard, declared states of emergency and closed their capitols over concerns about potentially violent protests.
Empty street of Montmartre as the 6 p.m curfew starts in Paris. The prime minister announced Thursday an extension of the 6 p.m.-to-6 a.m. curfew to cover the whole country, including zones, like Paris, where it previously hadn't started until 8 p.m. Shopping and all outdoor leisure activities stop at curfew, only short pet walks allowed. Working and commuting allowed with note from employer. Food deliveries but not takeout allowed. Fines for curfew-breakers.
Australia's Josh Hazlewood is congratulated by teammates after dismissing India's Cheteshwar Pujara during play on day three of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.
Australia's Josh Hazlewood, centre, is congratulated by teammates after dismissing India's Mayank Agarwal during play on day three of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.
India's Shardul Thakur, left, reacts after he was out bowled by Australia's Pat Cummins, right, during play on day three of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.
Australia's Josh Hazlewood, centre, is congratulated by teammate Cameron Green, right, after dismissing India's Navdeep Saini, left, during play on day three of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.
Australia's David Warner, left, and opening partner Marcus Harris walk from the field at the end of play on day three of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.
Kolam, a traditional Indian art form of drawing geometric patterns on the floors, as a sign of welcome, was part of the virtual kick-off ceremony of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris, who traces her origin to Tamil Nadu where these auspicious designs adore almost every household.
In this file photo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Indian classical musician Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan at a meeting in New Delhi. Khan passed away on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2021, at his Mumbai home. He was 89.