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Sep 13, 2019

85-year old Kamalathal prepares idlis, a staple south Indian breakfast delicacy, in Coimbatore. According to sources close to her, the woman sells around 600 idlis every day, sells it for Re 1 a piece with 'sambar' and 'chutney' side dishes, all of which she prepares alone, yet manages to earn some profit.

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Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, Congress senior leader Manmohan Singh and party leaders from North-Eastern states, in New Delhi.

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Minister of Women, Child Development and Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani is greeted by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa during a review meeting, at CM's office in Bengaluru.

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An office employee gets a medical assistance outside their building following a magnitude 5.5 that rocked some areas of the country's north, including in the capital, that also briefly disrupted train services in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology says Friday's quake was centered about 40 kilometers northeast of the coastal town of Burdeos in northeastern Quezon province and was caused by movement in a local fault at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles). There were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.

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England's Jos Buttler plays a shot for four off the bowling of Australia's Pat Cummins during the second day of the fifth Ashes test match between England and Australia at the Oval cricket ground in London.

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Police personnel fire tear gas shells to disperse members of Students Federation of India (SFI), Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) and other student youth wings during their two-day march to State Secretariat demanding employment for youth from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in Howrah.

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Police personnel baton charge to disperse members of Students Federation of India (SFI), Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) and other student youth wings during their two-day march to State Secretariat demanding employment for youth from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in Howrah.

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Members of Students Federation of India (SFI), Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) and other student youth wings during their two-day march to State Secretariat demanding employment for youth from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in Howrah.

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Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar and Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy during a meeting at the secretariat, in Amaravathi.

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Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal and Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri during the inaugural conference of Land Pooling: Building India's Capital, at FICCI in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri addresses during the inaugural conference of Land Pooling: Building India's Capital, at FICCI in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind poses for a photograph with an Indian Business Delegation, in Bern, Switzerland.

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Temple priests perform rituals after the stolen bronze idol of Lord Nataraja, stolen from a temple in southern Tamil Nadu and smuggled to Australia 37 years ago, arrived back at the Kallidaikurichi temple, in Chennai. The 700-year-old statue, belonging to the Pandya era, reached Tamil Nadu from Delhi via Tamil Nadu Express train.

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Tadesse Tilahun, Ethiopian Airlines's regional director for India subcontinent, announces the launch of Ethiopian Airlines non-stop flight between Bengaluru and Addis Ababa during a press conference, in Bengaluru.

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Cartoon characters Shiva and Rudra along with children take part in a clean up drive at Juhu beach, in Mumbai.

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State Disaster Emergency Response Force (SDERF) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel pull out the boat which capsized in the Lower Lake, in Bhopal. Eleven people drowned when the boat carrying them along with a Ganesh idol for immersion capsized in early dawn hours.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy congratulates badminton World Champion PV Sindhu during a meeting in Amaravati. Sindhu won a gold medal at the BWF World Championships on August 25, 2019.

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Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik visits the Unani Medical Centre after its inauguration at Safdarjung Hospital, in New Delhi.

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Devotees perform 'Tarpan' ritual for the salvation of their ancestors on the beginning of fifteen days long 'Pitrapaksh or Shraddha Paksha'at the Upper Lake, in Bhopal.

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A security personnel stands guard during restrictions in Downtown, Srinagar. Fresh restrictions were imposed in parts of Srinagar to maintain law and order in view of congregational prayers, even as the stalemate following abrogation of Article 370 entered its 40th day with schools closed and public transport off the roads.

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Devotees perform 'Tarpan' ritual for the salvation of their ancestors on the beginning of fifteen days long 'Pitrapaksh or Shraddha Paksha', in Gaya.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis pays tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj during 'Maha Janadesh Yatra' ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in the state, in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) executive president Hemant Soren addresses a press conference at his residence, in Ranchi.

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Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission, NK Singh chairs a meeting of the Advisory Council of the 15th Finance Commission, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addressses during the Indian community reception, in Bern, Switzerland. First Lady Savita Kovind is also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind is greeted during the Indian community reception, in Bern, Switzerland.

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Indian women's hockey team pose for a group photograph ahead of their upcoming tour, which is scheduled to take place in England from 27th Sept to 4th Oct 2019, in New Delhi.

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Demonstrators sing a theme song written by protestors "Glory to Hong Kong" at the Times Square shopping mall in Hong Kong. Thousands of people belted out a new protest song at Hong Kong's shopping malls in an act of resistance that highlighted the creativity of demonstrators in their months-long fight for democratic freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

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A billboard seen in Houston, USA, announcing the upcoming 'Howdy Modi' event on Sept. 22nd. A top American lawmaker has urged his Congressional colleagues to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public address in Houston later this month, according to a media report.

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Marc Abrahams holds up the 2019 Ig Nobel award at the 29th annual Ig Nobel awards ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. The spoof prizes for weird and sometimes head-scratching scientific achievement are bestowed by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine, and handed out by real Nobel laureates.

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Silvano Gallus, of Italy, waves as he receives the Ig Nobel award in medicine for collecting evidence that pizza might protect against illness and death, if the pizza is made and eaten in Italy, at the 29th annual Ig Nobel awards ceremony at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass.

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Tourists take a picture at Skybox of Kuala Lumpur Tower as city stands shrouded with haze in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysian authorities plan to conduct cloud-seeding activities to induce rain to ease the haze. The government said it will press Jakarta to take immediate action to put out the burning forests and ensure the fires won't occur again.

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Kuala Lumpur city stands shrouded with haze in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Afghan special forces stand guard at the site of a suicide car bomb explosion that killed at least four people, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement sent to the media.

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This aerial photo shows significant storm damage in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain, high winds, damaging buildings and leaving tens of thousands without power.

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This aerial photo shows significant storm damage in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain, high winds, damaging buildings and leaving tens of thousands without power.

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In this image made from video provided by Atlas, the flooded streets are seen in Ontiyente, Spain. A large area of southeast Spain was battered by what was forecast to be its heaviest rainfall in more than a century, with the storms wreaking widespread destruction and killing at least two people.

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In this image made from video provided by Atlas, fire engines drive by a flooded river, in Ontiyente, Spain.

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A utility pole leans near damaged residential houses after Typhoon Faxai hit Minamiboso city, Chiba prefecture, south of Tokyo. Hundreds of thousands of households near Tokyo entered the fifth day without electricity.

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US President Donald Trump speaks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat Dinner in Baltimore.

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A protester is removed after interrupting a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, walks past honor guards after laying flowers at the monument to the soldiers and militiaman of WWII and local conflicts in the Botlikh village, Dagestan, Russia.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel climbs out of a transparent car with security devices during her visit to the IAA Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Australia's Pat Cummins appeals unsuccessfully during the first day of the fifth Ashes test match between England and Australia at the Oval cricket ground in London.

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Actress Jennifer Garner, left, and senior vice president U.S. programs and advocacy for Save the Children, Mark Shriver, pose together at the Save the Children's "The Centennial Gala: Changing the World for Children" at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York.

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Rihanna attends the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

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Australia's Marnus Labuschagne has his arm checked after he is hit by the ball during the second day of the fifth Ashes test match between England and Australia at the Oval cricket ground in London

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England's Jofra Archer celebrates taking the wicket of Australia's Marnus Labuschagne during the second day of the fifth Ashes test match between England and Australia at the Oval cricket ground in London

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Australia's Matthew Wade plays a shot off the bowling of England's Chris Woakes during the second day of the fifth Ashes test match between England and Australia at the Oval cricket ground in London

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England's Sam Curran celebrates taking the wicket of Australia's Pat Cummins during the second day of the fifth Ashes test match between England and Australia at the Oval cricket ground in London.

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Demonstrators hold up the mobile phone lights and laser pointer as they gather on the Lion Rock mountain against the night view of Hong Kong. Protest-related activities are expected to continue Friday, when Chinese celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with lanterns and mooncakes. Police banned a planned major march in central Hong Kong on Sunday, but many protesters have said they will turn up anyway.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a speech at the Convention of the North at the Magna Centre in Rotherham, England. Johnson will meet with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker for Brexit talks Monday in Luxembourg.

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Swiss Federal President Ueli Maurer, right, and Ram Nath Kovind, President of India, shake hands during a ceremony of signatures during a state visit to Switzerland, Switzerland.

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau makes a policy announcement and holds a media availability at an electric vehicle car dealership during a campaign stop in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec.

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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with supporters during a campaign stop in Toronto

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Pakistani cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed speaks to reporters during a news conference in Karachi. Ahmed is still counting on Sri Lanka turning up for a limited-overs tour this month despite alleged terrorist threats.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, attends a pro-Kashmir rally with former cricketer Shahid Afridi in Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistani Kashmir. Khan assured residents of disputed Kashmir on Friday that he will expose years-long Indian oppression and human rights violations in the region when he addresses the U.N. General Assembly this month.

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Karge Bahadur Limbu and Bharat Limbu, sons of the late Bhagi Bahadur who fought in Indo-China war 1962 from Gorkha Regiment, show their father's medals and military beret, at Ambari village in Baska. Limbus' names were not included in the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses during an organisational meeting of West Bengal State Employees Federation at Netaji Indoor Stadium, in Kolkata

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra during an organisational meeting of West Bengal State Employees Federation at Netaji Indoor Stadium, in Kolkata

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Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) candidates Akshit Dahiya, Pradeep Tanwar and Shivangi Kharwal and others celebrate after winning the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections 2019, in New Delhi. Dahiya has been elected as the president and Tanwar as vice president the DUSU.

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Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) candidates Akshit Dahiya (L), Pradeep Tanwar (C), Shivangi Kharwal celebrate their victory in the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections 2019, in New Delhi. Dahiya has been elected as the President, Tanwar as Vice-President and Kharwal as Joint Secretary of the DUSU.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader & MLA from Guhagar Bhaskar Jadhav joins Shiv Sena in presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, in Mumbai

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(L-R) Adidas India Senior Marketing Director Manish Sapra, squash player Dipika Pallikal, heptathlete Swapna Barman, boxer Simranjit Kaur and VJ Anusha Dandekar at the launch of Adidas' VRCT Jacket, in New Delhi.

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Western Asian Youth chess championship, Tashna Agarwal, a Grade three student of Shiv Nadar School, Noida, holds the Tricolour after winning a Gold and a Bronze medal in different rounds in U-8 girls’ group at Western Asian Youth Chess Championship.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami with his deputy CM O Pannerselvam during the inauguration of the three-day food festival of organic and inorganic products 'Madarasapattinam', in Chennai.

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South African cricket team players seen during a practice session, in Dharamshala.

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Indian cricket team player Krunal Pandey with teammates arrives at the airport ahead of the T20 match against South Africa, in Dharamshala.

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Indian cricket team player Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya arrive at the airport ahead of the T20 match against South Africa, in Kangra

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli on his arrival at the airport ahead, of the T20 match against South Africa, in Dharamshala

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South African cricket team coach Lance Klusener during a practice session ahead of their T20 match against India, in Dharamshala

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Indian Air Force officials pose in front of 'Tejas', India's indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), after successfully carrying out an "arrested landing" for naval deployment, in Goa. The naval version of the aircraft is in development stage.

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Congress leader DK Shivakumar leaves the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office before being produced at a special court in connection with a money-laundering probe against him, in New Delhi.

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Temple priests perform rituals after the stolen bronze idol of Lord Nataraja, stolen from a temple in southern Tamil Nadu and smuggled to Australia 37 years ago, arrived back at the Kallidaikurichi temple, in Chennai. The 700-year-old statue, belonging to the Pandya era, reached Tamil Nadu from Delhi via Tamil Nadu Express train today morning.

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State Disaster Emergency Response Force (SDERF) personnel are seen during a search and rescue operation after a boat capsized in the Lower Lake, in Bhopal. Eleven people drowned when the boat carrying them along with a Ganesh idol for immersion capsized in early dawn hours.

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In this handout photo provided by the National Disaster Response Force, rescuers recover the body of a victim from a lake in Bhopal, in the central Indian state for Madhya Pradesh. Police officer Akhil Patel said more than 10 Hindu worshippers drowned when their boat capsized during a religious celebration while they were immersing a big idol of Hindu god Ganesh into the lake.

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Polish World War II refugees, who lived in Kolhapur in Western Maharashtra between 1942 to 1948, visit Panhala Fort in Kolhapur. A memorial pillar dedicated to around 5000 Polish refugees who stayed in Kolhapur would be unveiled by Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz, on September 14.

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National champion Duryodhan Singh Negi (69kg) being declared winner after claiming a 4-1 triumph over Armenia's Koryun Astoyan in his opening bout to enter the second round of the World Men's Boxing Championships, in Ekaterinburg, Russia

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Family members and friends light candles in front of a photo of a 23-year-old techie R Subashri, who passed away after meeting with an accident, in Chennai.

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Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal speaks at the Golden Jubilee celebration of United Phosphorus Limited (UPL), in Mumbai

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav holds up a mace during a public meeting, in Rampur.

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A former living goddess Kumari, middle, watches the Indra Jatra festival, an eight-day festival that honors Indra, the Hindu god of rain, in Kathmandu. The girl child revered as the Living Goddess Kumari is pulled around Kathmandu in a wooden chariot, families gather for feasts and at shrines to light incense for the dead, and men and boys in colorful masks and gowns representing Hindu deities dance to the beat of traditional music and devotees' drums, drawing tens of thousands of spectators to the city's old streets.

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A priest covers the ears of living goddess Kumari as soldiers fire a gun as a part of rituals during Indra Jatra festival, an eight-day festival that honors Indra, the Hindu god of rain, in Kathmandu. The girl child revered as the Living Goddess Kumari is pulled around Kathmandu in a wooden chariot, families gather for feasts and at shrines to light incense for the dead, and men and boys in colorful masks and gowns representing Hindu deities dance to the beat of traditional music and devotees' drums, drawing tens of thousands of spectators to the city's old streets.

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Niren Chaudhary, from left, Priyanka Chopra, Aditi Chaudhary, and Farhan Akhtar attend a premiere for "The Sky is Pink" on day nine of the Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall n Toronto.

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Heather Hardy is punched by Amanda Serrano during the fourth round of a boxing match in New York. Serrano won the fight.

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Demonstrators hold up mobile phones as they form a human chain at the Peak, a popular tourist spot in Hong Kong. Thousands of Hong Kong people carried lanterns with pro-democracy messages and formed human chains on two of the city's peaks during mid-autumn festival celebrations Friday night, sustaining months-long protests for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

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Mourners react emotionally as the coffin of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe lies in state for public viewing at the Rufaro Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe, The body is on view at the stadium for a second day. Mugabe died last week in Singapore at the age of 95. He led the southern African nation for 37 years before being forced to resign in late 2017.

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