August 9: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

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Photo by Vipin
Photo by Vipin
Congress Seva Dal taking out ‘Tiranga Yatra’ organised to mark the 76th anniversary of Quit India Movement, in New Delhi.
Photo by Vipin
Photo by Vipin
Indian Youth Congress members in front of Dandi March Statue (Gyarah Murti) at the launch of a goodwill campaign Nafrat Chhodo Pyaar Baaton during their Foundation Day celebrations, in New Delhi.
PTI
PTI
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal, newly sworn-in Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Rajendra Menon and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the swearing-in ceremony of Justice Menon, at Raj Niwas in New Delhi.
PTI
PTI
The mortal remains of Rifleman Vikram Jeet Singh, who was killed while foiling an infiltration bid in J&K, being brought to his native village Tepla for his last rites, in Ambala.
PTI
PTI
The mortal remains of Major Kaustubh Prakashkumar Rane, who was killed while foiling an infiltration bid, being brought to his residence for the last rites, at Mira Road in Mumbai.
PTI
PTI
People participate in a rally to commemorate International Day of the World’s Indigenous People’s ‘Vishwa Adivasi Divas’, in Surat.
PTI
PTI
A view of the empty state transport bus stand after Maratha Morcha called for Maharashtra bandh, in Mumbai.
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
A pair of four-month-old white lion cubs play together in their enclosure at the Altiplano Zoo in Tlaxcala. The Zoo, about two hours east of Mexico City, has welcomed the two white lion cubs born in March and recently presented to the public.
IANS
IANS
Smoke rises following Israeli air strikes in Gaza City. Israel on Wednesday carried out large-scale air strikes in the Gaza Strip, targeting “12 terror sites,” a military spokesperson said in a statement. 

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