Bangladesh's first transgender news anchor Tashnuva Anan Shishir reads news bulletin , in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A Bangladeshi satellite television station has signed up the South Asian county's first transgender news anchor with a hope to remove the deeply-rooted social stigma they face. Shishir, who previously worked as a rights activist and an actor, appeared before audience on Monday after her appointment recently as the day coincided with the International Women's Day. She made the debut by reading a three-minute daily news bulletin on Dhaka-based Boishakhi TV.
Markers to ensure social distancing outside the departure gates of Mumbai Airport, as domestic air services from the city are set to resume from March 10 since its closure last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases 11 volumes of manuscript with commentaries by 21 scholars on shlokas of Srimad Bhagavadgita, in New Delhi. Jammu and Kashmir Lt Gov Manoj Sinha and senior Congress leader Karan Singh are also seen.
United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leader Pradip Gogoi, who was arrested on Monday night for allegedly readying the blueprint for assasination of BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, being produced at a CJM court for hearing, in Guwahati.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the inauguration of the ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh and launch of the multiple infrastructure projects in Tripura, through video conferencing, in New Delhi.
Kolkata Police Force members look on during an event to pay tribute to police officer Amit Bhawal, who died in a fire on Monday, at Police Headquarter Lalbazar in Kolkata. At least 9 people have been kiiled in an inferno in a multi-storeyed building, which houses zonal offices of Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway.
Police officer Amit Bhawal's wife and son arrive at the morgue of SSKM hospital to receive his body, in Kolkata. Bhawal lost his life in Monday night's massive fire at New Koilaghat building (Eastern Railway headquarters).
Artists dressed as Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati fill cans with holy Ganga water to distribute among devotees during a 'Gangajal' (holy Ganga water) distribution programme ahead of the Maha Shivaratri festival, in Bengaluru.
The 13th floor of the New Koilaghat building (Eastern Railways Headquarters) on the Strand Road after the fire was doused completely, in Kolkata. A massive fire broke out in the building Monday claiming several lives.
Railways employees stand on the road as they are not allowed to enter the New Koilaghat building (Eastern Railway HQ), a day after a fire, in Kolkata. A massive fire broke out in the building Monday night claiming several lives.
Commuters on a Howrah Station bound minibus leans out through a window to look at the fire-ravaged 13th floor of the New Koilaghat building (Eastern Railways Headquarters) on the Strand Road, after the fire was completely doused, in Kolkata. A massive fire broke out in the building Monday claiming several lives.
Akbar Ali, who has been hired to guard crops against stray animals, takes rest near a field at Jani Khurd village in Meerut. The problem of stray animals damaging crops looms large in the sugarcane-yielding district of Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh where men hired to guard the fields are hoping for better aid for their community from the government.
Farm owner Chanderpal (L) and guard Akbar Ali sit under a temporary shed near a field at Jani Khurd village in Meerut. The problem of stray animals damaging crops looms large in the sugarcane-yielding district of Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh where men hired to guard the fields are hoping for better aid for their community from the government.
Vikram Singh, farm owner, at his sugarcane field in Satheri village of Muzaffarnagar. The problem of stray animals damaging crops looms large in the sugarcane-yielding district of Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh where men hired to guard the fields are hoping for better aid for their community from the government.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia arrive at Vidhan Sabha to attend the Budget Session, in New Delhi. The budget will be national capital’s first paperless budget.
A demonstrator throws burning gasoline at a police shield wall that is closing a breach on a barricade protecting the National Palace during a march to commemorate International Women's Day and protest against gender violence, in Mexico City.
Vice President Kamala Harris speaks virtually to the National League of Cities' Congressional City Conference from the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington.
Anti-coup protesters with makeshift shields take positions in Mandalay, Myanmar. Demonstrators in Myanmar's biggest city came out Monday night for their first mass protests in defiance of an 8 p.m. curfew, seeking to show support for an estimated 200 students trapped by security forces in a small area of one neighborhood.
A demonstrator holds a Senegalese flag as he kneels in front of a burning car during protests against the arrest of opposition leader and former presidential candidate Ousmane Sonko, Senegal. Senegalese authorities have freed opposition leader Ousmane Sonko while he awaits trial on charges of rape and making death threats. The case already has sparked deadly protests threatening to erode Senegal's reputation as one of West Africa‚ most stable democracies. That's because Sonko's supporters are accusing President Macky Sall of pursuing the criminal charges to derail the opposition figure's prospects in the upcoming 2024 election.
While staying at a distance from each other, women attend an International Women's Day gathering at an avenue in Barcelona, Spain. Women in Spain are marking this year's International Women's Day with static protests, bicycle fun-rides and small-sized events to prevent gatherings that could trigger a new spike of coronavirus infections.
David Joel Williams of ATKMB takes a kick to score a goal during Semi Final 2, 2nd Leg of the 7th season of the Hero Indian Super League between ATK Mohun Bagan and NorthEast United FC, held at the Fatorda Stadium, Goa.
Manvir Singh of ATKMB kicks the ball to score a goal during Semi Final 2, 2nd Leg of the 7th season of the Hero Indian Super League between ATK Mohun Bagan and NorthEast United FC, held at the Fatorda Stadium, Goa