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Day in Photos: August 15, 2017

World | News18 | August 16, 2017, 10:05 am
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 Mumbai: Students wave the Indian tricolor flag while celebrating the 71st Independence Day in Mumbai on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

Mumbai: Students wave the Indian tricolor flag while celebrating the 71st Independence Day in Mumbai on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 Bengaluru: A resident wades through the clogged rain water at his house in low-lying locality in Bengaluru on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

Bengaluru: A resident wades through the clogged rain water at his house in low-lying locality in Bengaluru on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 Mumbai: An Indian youth falls as youth form a human pyramid to break the

Mumbai: An Indian youth falls as youth form a human pyramid to break the "Dahi handi," an earthen pot filled with curd hanging above them, as part of celebrations to mark the Janmashtami festival in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug.15, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 71st Independence Day in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 71st Independence Day in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with children during Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with children during Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 Kaziranga: Rhinos and an elephant at a highland at the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district of Assam on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

Kaziranga: Rhinos and an elephant at a highland at the flooded Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district of Assam on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 Mathura: Devotees throng to paying obeisance to Lord Krishna at Sri Krishna Janamsthan temple (Birth Place of Lord Krishna) on the Occasion of Sri Krishna Janamshtami Festival in Mathura on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

Mathura: Devotees throng to paying obeisance to Lord Krishna at Sri Krishna Janamsthan temple (Birth Place of Lord Krishna) on the Occasion of Sri Krishna Janamshtami Festival in Mathura on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 Guwahati: Flood affected villagers carry relief material in Morigaon district, east of Guwahati, northeastern state of Assam, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (Image: AP)

Guwahati: Flood affected villagers carry relief material in Morigaon district, east of Guwahati, northeastern state of Assam, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 New Delhi: President Ramnath Kovind with his wife visiting Shiv Mandir on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami at Shiv Mandir, President's Estate in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: President Ramnath Kovind with his wife visiting Shiv Mandir on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami at Shiv Mandir, President's Estate in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 New Delhi: BJP National President Amit Shah distributes sweets to security personnel after hoisting the national flag during the nation’s 71st Independence Day celebrations, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: BJP National President Amit Shah distributes sweets to security personnel after hoisting the national flag during the nation’s 71st Independence Day celebrations, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 New Delhi: An illuminated President House on the occasion of Independence day celebrations in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: An illuminated President House on the occasion of Independence day celebrations in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 South Dinajpur: People wade through a flooded road caused due to the overflow of Atrai river at Balurghat, South Dinajpur on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

South Dinajpur: People wade through a flooded road caused due to the overflow of Atrai river at Balurghat, South Dinajpur on Tuesday. (Image: PTI)

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 Ahmedabad: Puneri Paltan's players pin down Bengal Warriors' Maninder Singh, in blue jersey, during their Vivo Pro Kabaddi League match in Ahmedabad, India, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (Image: AP)

Ahmedabad: Puneri Paltan's players pin down Bengal Warriors' Maninder Singh, in blue jersey, during their Vivo Pro Kabaddi League match in Ahmedabad, India, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (Image: AP)