October 12: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

Labourers at a Mathura Farm are busy harvesting crops.

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

Dry fruits are being packed for Diwali  at Bengali market in New Delhi.

Dry fruits are being packed for Diwali at Bengali market in New Delhi.

World Sight Day: Children walk  blind-folded  in New Delhi.

World Sight Day: Children walk blind-folded in New Delhi.

IAF officers pay homage to  two Air Force commandos, Sgt Milind Kishor Khairnar and Corporal Nilesh Kumar Nayan, who died  in an encounter in J&K’s Bandipora district.

IAF officers pay homage to two Air Force commandos, Sgt Milind Kishor Khairnar and Corporal Nilesh Kumar Nayan, who died in an encounter in J&K’s Bandipora district.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat with Sarkaryavah  Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi during the inauguration of three-day  RSS National Executive Meet in Bhopal.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat with Sarkaryavah Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi during the inauguration of three-day RSS National Executive Meet in Bhopal.

In this 1969 photo released by NASA, astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the surface of the moon. Astronaut Neil Armstrong was the photographer. From today, Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers is selling more than 400 vintage photographs, including this one.

In this 1969 photo released by NASA, astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the surface of the moon. Astronaut Neil Armstrong was the photographer. From today, Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers is selling more than 400 vintage photographs, including this one.

People stand with placards reading “Sorry Australia” at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati after a stone was thrown at their bus.

People stand with placards reading “Sorry Australia” at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati after a stone was thrown at their bus.

People sell sky lantern paper lamp in Connaught place in New Delhi.

People sell sky lantern paper lamp in Connaught place in New Delhi.

Colourful Diwali lanterns on sale ahead of Diwali in Mumbai.

Colourful Diwali lanterns on sale ahead of Diwali in Mumbai.

Dharma and rallies are still being held at Jantar Mantar even after the NGT order in New Delhi.

Dharma and rallies are still being held at Jantar Mantar even after the NGT order in New Delhi.

The new site for dharna and rallies  at Ram Leela Maidan in Delhi does not have sun sheds, toilets or drinking water.

The new site for dharna and rallies at Ram Leela Maidan in Delhi does not have sun sheds, toilets or drinking water.

File photo of dentist couple Nupur Talwar and Rajesh Talwar, who were  acquitted by the Allahabad High Court in the twin murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj.

File photo of dentist couple Nupur Talwar and Rajesh Talwar, who were acquitted by the Allahabad High Court in the twin murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj.

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