April 9: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

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NH Photo
NH Photo
Congress President Shri Rahul Gandhi at a public meeting at P.M. Ground, Panchgram, District Hailakandi, Assam
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot during the nomination rally of Vaibhav Gehlot (L), ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Jodhpur.

Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
NCP President Sharad Pawar’s grand nephew and the party’s Lok Sabha candidate from Maval, Parth Pawar during a roadshow ahead of filing his nomination for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Pune.
NH Photo
NH Photo
Congress supporters showing a replica of Rafale during the Congress President Shri Rahul Gandhi’s public meeting at P.M. Ground, Panchgram, District Hailakandi, Assam

PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Trinamool Congress parliamentary candidate from Serampore, Kalyan Banerjee, during an election campaign ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Hooghly district.
Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi talks to media persons in Hyderabad.

Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
Actress Swara Bhasker campaigns for CPI’s Lok Sabha candidate from Begusarai, Kanhaiya Kumar, on her birthday, in Bihar’s Begusarai district. Swara wanted to be by Kanhaiya’s side when he files his nomination papers for the Begusarai Lok Sabha seat.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
President Ram Nath Kovind presents medal to a family member of a CRPF jawan who sacrificed his life on duty, during the CRPF Valour Day 2019 function at National Police Memorial, New Delhi.

AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Wearing the uniform of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, lawmakers chant slogans during an open session of parliament in Tehran, Iran. Chanting “Death to America,” Iranian lawmakers convened an open session of parliament Tuesday following the White House’s decision to designate Iran’s elite paramilitary Revolutionary Guard a foreign terrorist organization. 
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Afghans watch a civilian vehicle burnt after being shot by US forces after an attack near the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. Three American service members and a U.S. contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb on Monday near the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, the U.S. forces said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. 

AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, built for American Airlines, left, and Air Canada are parked at the airport adjacent to a Boeing Co. production facility, in Renton, Wash. Boeing said the week before that it will cut production of its troubled 737 Max airliner in April, underscoring the growing financial risk it faces the longer that its best-selling plane remains grounded after two crashes. 
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Turkish actors perform epic opera “Troy” on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater launching a Year of Culture of Turkey in Russia and Russia in Turkey in Moscow, Russia.

AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu casts his vote with his wife Sara during Israel’s parliamentary elections in Jerusalem. 
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Deputy Mayor Raisa Banfield presents Oscar-nominated ROMA star Yalitza Aparicio with a key to the city, in Panama City. The Mexican actress is attending the 8th International Panama Film Festival where ROMA is being screened. 

Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
Devotees carry Ganga water for the preparation of ‘prasad’ during Chaiti Chhath Puja celebrations, in Patna.
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
Nomads passing through Mayur Vihar are now shifting to a cooler place as summer arrives in Delhi.

Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
A retired soldier walks with help of his walking stick to join protest by his colleagues at Jantar Mantar New Delhi.
Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
Music artists Taufiq Qureshi, Akriti Kakkar, Alka Yagnik, Badshah, Guru Randhawa and Harshdeep Kaur during a celebration night hosted by online music streaming platform YouTube Music to celebrate its success, with the platform hitting 3 million downloads in less than a week, in Mumbai.

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