Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik creates a sculpture to commend the Hyderabad Police for its action against the four accused in the gang rape and murder of a 25-year-old veterinarian, at a beach in Puri. The Telangana Police said its personnel resorted to "retaliatory" firing after two of the accused opened fire at police after snatching weapons from them this morning.
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik gives finishing touches to a sand sculpture of terrorist Baghdadi who was killed in an attack by USA with message "Terrorism has No place in the world ", at Puri beach in Odisha.
Devotees pull the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balarama and Subhadra during the annual Rath Yatra, in Puri. The yatra is taken out every year on Ashadhi Bij, the second day of Ashad month, as per the Hindu calendar.
A bird’s eye view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani, a day after its landfall, as part of the aeriel surveillance by Coast Guard Dornier aircrafts to assess the damage caused by the cyclone, in Puri, Odisha.
A destructed fuel filing station by cyclone Fani after its landfall is seen on the outskirts of Puri. Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani made landfall in Eastern Indian state of Odisha coast, triggering heavy rainfall coupled with high velocity winds with gale-force winds of up to 200 kilometers (124 miles) per hour.
An abandoned house and trees bend with gusty winds ahead of the landfall of cyclone Fani on the outskirts of Puri, in Odisha. Authorities have evacuated hundreds of thousands of people along the country's eastern coast ahead of a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal. It warned of "extremely heavy falls" over parts of the state of Odisha and its southern neighbor Andhra Pradesh.