Buddhists light candles during New Year celebrations at Jogye Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea.

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon

Children stand at a Christmas bauble and a mosque illuminated for New Year celebrations in downtown Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, Russia.

AP Photo/Musa Sadulayev

Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's landmark building, Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's Eve celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

AP Photo/Joshua Paul

Revellers smile during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Hong Kong's Lan Kwai Fong.

AP Photo/Vincent Yu

A view of the last sunset of 2015 at Raisina Hill in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

A bird flies as the last Sun of 2015 sets in the background, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Gas Chamber Smog fills winter night air in Delhi. Car restrictions will be on for 15 days from January 1.


Waterworld People take to makeshift boats in flooded Chennai

AFP (From Outlook Issue 11 January 2016)

Paanch Saal The AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal, others wave after Delhi win


The Seam PM Modi’s infamous monogrammed pinstriped suit


Howdy US prez Barack Obama and wife Michelle at a Rashtrapati Bhavan reception. He was R-Day chief guest.


Hello Newly minted Indians wish each other at Poaturkuti, Coochbehar

Sandipan Chatterjee

Panic Time A man holds his kids close at a Paris attacks condolence meet


Bend It Cadets of the NCC at an International Yoga Day event, Calcutta


Shaken Rescue workers search for quake survivors in Bhaktapur, Nepal


Lap Time Migrants crossing from Turkey to Greece swim the last bit to Lesbos island after their boat stalls