April 17: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

Agencies

IANS
IANS
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,
PTI
PTI
Squash players Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik display their Commonwealth medals on arrival at Chennai airport
PTI
PTI
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
PTI
PTI
Tejaswini Sawant, Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu and other Commonwealth Games medal winning shooters at a press conference in New Delhi
IANS/PIB
IANS/PIB
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Swedish King His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, in Stockholm, Sweden
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
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.
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
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
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
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. 
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Runners approach the finish line during the 122nd Boston Marathon
IANS
IANS
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.
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
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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