April 17: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

People wait outside an ATM, in Assam’s Nagaon district. Currency shortage was reported in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh in the past few weeks. There were also complaints of shortage in parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Bihar

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

A protester staging demonstration against incidents of rape in Unnao (Uttar Pradesh) and Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) displays a poster saying “Save my dignity, I am your daughter” in Amritsar,

A protester staging demonstration against incidents of rape in Unnao (Uttar Pradesh) and Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) displays a poster saying “Save my dignity, I am your daughter” in Amritsar,

Squash players Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik display their Commonwealth medals on arrival at Chennai airport

Squash players Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik display their Commonwealth medals on arrival at Chennai airport

Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu and other players show their Commonwealth medals at a press conference in Hyderabad. Coach Pullela Gopichand is also seen

Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu and other players show their Commonwealth medals at a press conference in Hyderabad. Coach Pullela Gopichand is also seen

Tejaswini Sawant, Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu and other Commonwealth Games medal winning shooters at a press conference in New Delhi

Tejaswini Sawant, Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu and other Commonwealth Games medal winning shooters at a press conference in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Swedish King His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, in Stockholm, Sweden

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Swedish King His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, in Stockholm, Sweden

Mia Polaski and her husband Ryan Polaski kiss during a brief moment of respite while clearing debris from her father Randy’s storm damage home, in Elon, Virginia. Virginia’s governor has declared a state of emergency after storms ripped through parts of western Virginia.

Mia Polaski and her husband Ryan Polaski kiss during a brief moment of respite while clearing debris from her father Randy’s storm damage home, in Elon, Virginia. Virginia’s governor has declared a state of emergency after storms ripped through parts of western Virginia.

People stand in front of damaged buildings, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition fighters, a tour in the city showed the widespread destruction it has suffered since falling under rebel control six years ago

People stand in front of damaged buildings, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition fighters, a tour in the city showed the widespread destruction it has suffered since falling under rebel control six years ago

Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Amber Hunt, foreground, and other Enquirer staff celebrate. in Cincinnati, as they learn the newspaper won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for “Seven Days of Heroin,” a week-long examination of the many ways the heroin crisis is impacting their community. 

Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Amber Hunt, foreground, and other Enquirer staff celebrate. in Cincinnati, as they learn the newspaper won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for “Seven Days of Heroin,” a week-long examination of the many ways the heroin crisis is impacting their community. 

Runners approach the finish line during the 122nd Boston Marathon

Runners approach the finish line during the 122nd Boston Marathon

Nepalese people carry chariots on their shoulders in celebration of the Bisket Jatra festival in Tokha of Kathmandu, Nepal. The festival is celebrated with chariot processions of various gods and goddesses to welcome the Nepalese New Year and the beginning of spring in Nepal.

Nepalese people carry chariots on their shoulders in celebration of the Bisket Jatra festival in Tokha of Kathmandu, Nepal. The festival is celebrated with chariot processions of various gods and goddesses to welcome the Nepalese New Year and the beginning of spring in Nepal.

A park opposite Feroz Shah Kotla Ground encroached for VVIP Parking. This park is used by people and and workers at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg

A park opposite Feroz Shah Kotla Ground encroached for VVIP Parking. This park is used by people and and workers at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg

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