August 11: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

Indian Navy and Indian Air Force contingents take part during the first full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day celebrations 2018 at Red Fort in New Delhi.

Indian Navy and Indian Air Force contingents take part during the first full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day celebrations 2018 at Red Fort in New Delhi.

‘Tornadoes’, the motorcycle display team of Army Service Corps, perform during a rehearsal for the 72nd Independence Day function, at the Parade Ground in Bengaluru.

‘Tornadoes’, the motorcycle display team of Army Service Corps, perform during a rehearsal for the 72nd Independence Day function, at the Parade Ground in Bengaluru.

School students have a look of an army weapon during ‘Know Your Army’ exhibition at the Amritsar Cantonment area in Amritsar.

School students have a look of an army weapon during ‘Know Your Army’ exhibition at the Amritsar Cantonment area in Amritsar.

A woman performs a prayer in front of debris from Sunday’s earthquake in West Lombok, Indonesia. Scientist say the powerful Indonesia earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters.

A woman performs a prayer in front of debris from Sunday’s earthquake in West Lombok, Indonesia. Scientist say the powerful Indonesia earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters.

Aerial view of the flooded Aluva, Kerala.

Aerial view of the flooded Aluva, Kerala.

Devotees perform ‘Bali tharpan’ on the occasion of ‘Karkidaka Vavu’ at Ponkuzhi  Srirama Temple, in Wayanad.

Devotees perform ‘Bali tharpan’ on the occasion of ‘Karkidaka Vavu’ at Ponkuzhi Srirama Temple, in Wayanad.

Devotees take bath and perform rituals at the famous Kanyakumari beach on the occasion of “Aadi Amavasai”, in Kanyakumari district.

Devotees take bath and perform rituals at the famous Kanyakumari beach on the occasion of “Aadi Amavasai”, in Kanyakumari district.

An underconstruction flyover collapses in Basti district.

An underconstruction flyover collapses in Basti district.

A Palestinian protester wears a plastic bag on his head as a protection from teargas, waves a national flag during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel. Violence erupted at the Gaza border.

A Palestinian protester wears a plastic bag on his head as a protection from teargas, waves a national flag during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel. Violence erupted at the Gaza border.

People shine the lights of their mobile phones during protests outside the government headquarters, seen at the right, in Bucharest, Romania.

People shine the lights of their mobile phones during protests outside the government headquarters, seen at the right, in Bucharest, Romania.

Muslim women take out as procession for spreading the message of love and peace, Tiranga March ahead of the independence day at red fort in Delhi.

Muslim women take out as procession for spreading the message of love and peace, Tiranga March ahead of the independence day at red fort in Delhi.

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