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News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

Moneycontrol brings to you select pictures that are making headlines across the globe…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the public during an election campaign rally ahead of Tripura Assembly Election in Sonamura on Thursday. (PTI)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the public during an election campaign rally ahead of Tripura Assembly Election in Sonamura on Thursday. (PTI)

Biathlon – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – General Training – Alpensia Biathlon Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea – February 8, 2018 - Cleaning of the shooting range. (Reuters)
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Biathlon – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – General Training – Alpensia Biathlon Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea – February 8, 2018 - Cleaning of the shooting range. (Reuters)

This Feb. 7, 2018, photo shows a 2.4-ton inflated habitat used by the AMADEE-18 Mars simulation in the Dhofar desert of southern Oman. The desolate desert in southern Oman resembles Mars so much that more than 200 scientists from 25 nations organized by the Austrian Space Forum are using it for the next four weeks to field-test technology for a manned mission to Mars. (AP/PTI)
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This Feb. 7, 2018, photo shows a 2.4-ton inflated habitat used by the AMADEE-18 Mars simulation in the Dhofar desert of southern Oman. The desolate desert in southern Oman resembles Mars so much that more than 200 scientists from 25 nations organized by the Austrian Space Forum are using it for the next four weeks to field-test technology for a manned mission to Mars. (AP/PTI)

A girl sleeps on a suitcase as she waits with her family for a travel permit to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, in the southern Gaza Strip February 8, 2018. (Reuters)
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A girl sleeps on a suitcase as she waits with her family for a travel permit to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, in the southern Gaza Strip February 8, 2018. (Reuters)

In this image made from video released by KRT on Feb. 8, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, watches the military parade in Pyongyang, Thursday, Feb. 8 2018. North Korea held a military parade and rally on Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, just one day before South Korea holds the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (AP/PTI)
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In this image made from video released by KRT on Feb. 8, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, watches the military parade in Pyongyang, Thursday, Feb. 8 2018. North Korea held a military parade and rally on Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, just one day before South Korea holds the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (AP/PTI)

A hunter tries to control his tamed golden eagles during the annual competition at Almaty hippodrome, Kazakhstan February 8, 2018. (Reuters)
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A hunter tries to control his tamed golden eagles during the annual competition at Almaty hippodrome, Kazakhstan February 8, 2018. (Reuters)

Lawyers supporting Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) shout slogans as they sit on a street during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh February 8, 2018. (Reuters)
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Lawyers supporting Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) shout slogans as they sit on a street during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh February 8, 2018. (Reuters)

A man dries incense in preparation for Tet, the traditional Vietnamese Lunar New Year festival, in Hong Chau village, outside Hanoi, Vietnam February 8, 2018. (Reuters)
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A man dries incense in preparation for Tet, the traditional Vietnamese Lunar New Year festival, in Hong Chau village, outside Hanoi, Vietnam February 8, 2018. (Reuters)

Carnival revellers celebrate "Weiberfastnacht" (Women's Carnival) in Cologne, Germany February 8, 2018, marking the start of a week of street festivals with the highlight "Rosenmontag", Rose Monday processions. (Reuters)
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Carnival revellers celebrate "Weiberfastnacht" (Women's Carnival) in Cologne, Germany February 8, 2018, marking the start of a week of street festivals with the highlight "Rosenmontag", Rose Monday processions. (Reuters)

UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria Edward Kallon speaks during the launch of the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for north-east Nigeria in Abuja, Nigeria February 8, 2018. (Reuters)
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UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria Edward Kallon speaks during the launch of the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for north-east Nigeria in Abuja, Nigeria February 8, 2018. (Reuters)

 Indian bowler Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the wicket of South African batsman Hashim Amla during a One Day International match between South Africa and India at Newlands Stadium, in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018. (AP/PTI)
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Indian bowler Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the wicket of South African batsman Hashim Amla during a One Day International match between South Africa and India at Newlands Stadium, in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018. (AP/PTI)

A United Nations helicopter carrying Italian peacekeepers takes off from the UNIFIL headquarters for a patrol over the Blue Line, a U.N.-drawn boundary between Lebanon and Israel, in the coastal town of Naqoura, southern Lebanon, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. A statement by the Lebanese Higher Defense Council on Wednesday instructed the country's military to confront any Israeli "aggression" on its land or maritime borders. The statement comes amid escalating tensions between the two neighbors, who are technically at war. (AP/PTI)
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A United Nations helicopter carrying Italian peacekeepers takes off from the UNIFIL headquarters for a patrol over the Blue Line, a U.N.-drawn boundary between Lebanon and Israel, in the coastal town of Naqoura, southern Lebanon, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. A statement by the Lebanese Higher Defense Council on Wednesday instructed the country's military to confront any Israeli "aggression" on its land or maritime borders. The statement comes amid escalating tensions between the two neighbors, who are technically at war. (AP/PTI)

 Devotees participate in Kalash Shobha Yatra (a religious procession) at Johari Bazar in Jaipur on Thursday. (PTI)
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Devotees participate in Kalash Shobha Yatra (a religious procession) at Johari Bazar in Jaipur on Thursday. (PTI)

A man in sandals navigates his way through a rock and mud clogged street after a river overflowed in Tiquipaya near Cochabamba, Bolivia, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Bolivian President Evo Morales issued a State of Emergency Wednesday in several regions that were worst-hit by torrential rains. (AP/PTI)
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A man in sandals navigates his way through a rock and mud clogged street after a river overflowed in Tiquipaya near Cochabamba, Bolivia, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Bolivian President Evo Morales issued a State of Emergency Wednesday in several regions that were worst-hit by torrential rains. (AP/PTI)

Opposition MLAs protest over the alleged harassment of J&K students and businessmen outside the state, in the legislative Assembly in Jammu on Thursday. (PTI)
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Opposition MLAs protest over the alleged harassment of J&K students and businessmen outside the state, in the legislative Assembly in Jammu on Thursday. (PTI)

Devotees offer prayers near the 57-foot-high monolithic Gomateshwara statue on Vindyagiri in Shravanabelagola, around 160 km west of Bengaluru on Wednesday. Thousands of Jain devotees will attend the Mahamastakabhisheka (head anointing ceremony) on February 17. (PTI)
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Devotees offer prayers near the 57-foot-high monolithic Gomateshwara statue on Vindyagiri in Shravanabelagola, around 160 km west of Bengaluru on Wednesday. Thousands of Jain devotees will attend the Mahamastakabhisheka (head anointing ceremony) on February 17. (PTI)

Luge – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Men’s Singles training – Olympic Sliding Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea – February 8, 2018 - Emanuel Rieder of Italy trains. (Reuters)
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Luge – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Men’s Singles training – Olympic Sliding Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea – February 8, 2018 - Emanuel Rieder of Italy trains. (Reuters)

Balloonists from different countries prepare to take off during the start of the 22nd Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, in Pampanga, Philippines February 8, 2018. (Reuters)
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Balloonists from different countries prepare to take off during the start of the 22nd Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, in Pampanga, Philippines February 8, 2018. (Reuters)

A child rides a bicycle on a fractured road after an earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan February 8, 2018. (Reuters)
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A child rides a bicycle on a fractured road after an earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan February 8, 2018. (Reuters)

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen wave as they depart for South Korea, at U.S. Air Force Yokota base in Fussa, on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan February 8, 2018. (Reuters)
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen wave as they depart for South Korea, at U.S. Air Force Yokota base in Fussa, on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan February 8, 2018. (Reuters)

First Published on Feb 8, 2018 02:36 pm
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