April 5: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

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Indian weightlifter Chanu Saikhom competes in women’s 48kg weightlifting event during the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, on Thursday. She won a gold medal in her category. 
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India’s Patra Rakesh competes on the parallel bars during the men’s artistic gymnastics competition at Coomera Indoor Stadium during the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
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India’s Manika Batra plays a return while playing Charlotte Carey of Wales during their women’s team match the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Oxenford Studios in Gold Coast, Australia.
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India’s Aleena Reji competes during the Women’s Team Sprint qualifying at the Anna Meares Velodrome during the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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Indian shuttler S Kidambi in action against Sri Lankan shuttler Niluka Karunaratne at Badminton men’s singles match during the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast.
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Former India skipper Kapil Dev, sports anchors Archana Vijaya, Samir Kochhar, actress-host Shibani Dandekar, actors Sunil Grover, Ali Asgar and Sugandha Mishra at the launch of cricket and comedy show “Dhan Dhana Dhan” in Mumbai.
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Opposition party members protest in Parliament during budget session in New Delhi on Thursday. Seen are UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and AICC President Rahul Gandhi among others. 
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Actor Salman Khan walks towards his cell in Jodhpur Central Jail after being awarded a five-year jail term in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.
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Working President of DMK M K Stalin being detained by the police personnel during a road-roko protest organised by the opposition parties in Chennai. The DMK is observing a statewide shutdown to protest the BJP-led Centre’s failure to set-up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) despite a Supreme Court order. 
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High winds damaged an airplane hangar at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston. The National Weather Service says gusts of about 60 mph (100 kph) were recorded late Tuesday at the airport. 
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A view of the historically significant Haksar Haveli in the walled city of Delhi. India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharal Nehru tied the knot with Kamala Nehru at this venue. At present, the building is undergoing renovations.

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