Chandrayaan-2 launch and severe floods in Assam: India this week

UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 11:28 AM IST
Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 lift off from Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. (ISRO / AP)
A man carries his new born baby as he and his family members wade through a flooded area to reach a relief camp at a village in Barpeta district Assam. (Anuwar Hazarika / REUTERS)
People display placards as they take cover from the rain during a protest organised by Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Islam West Bengal against the recent mob lynching, in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)
Police detain a member of the Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress during a protest against an amendment to the Right to Information Act, in New Delhi. (Anushree Fadnavis / REUTERS)
People enjoy dramatic skyline at Bandstand, Bandra in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)
Aleida Guevara March (L) the eldest daughter of Che Guevara along with CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat, is seen during an event organised on the occasion of 60 years of Cuban Revolution, at Constitution Club of India, in New Delhi. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)
The aftermath of a landslide at Coal India Ltd mine, in Odisha. Four workers were dead and nine have been injured in the landslide. (HT Photo)
A flood-affected area after heavy rainfall, in Darbhanga district of Bihar. (Parwaz Khan / HT Photo)
School students raise patriotic slogans after paying tribute at War Memorial to commemorate Kargil Vijay Diwas at Kopri Thane, Maharashtra. (Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Rain in Pune, India, on Friday, July 26, 2019. (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO) (Ravindra Joshi / HT Photo)
Indian film actor Rahul Bose looks at an installation representing a riot-hit house during the time of the India-Pakistan partition at the Partition Museum in Amritsar, Punjab. (Narinder Nanu / AFP)
Mahalaxmi Express stranded in a flooded area in-between Badlapur and Vangani following heavy monsoon rains, some 70 kms from Mumbai. Indian navy helicopters and emergency service boats came to the rescue of about 700 people stuck on a train caught in floods near Mumbai. The Mahalaxmi Express left Mumbai late Friday for Kolhapur but got only 60 kilometres before it became stranded as torrential rain flooded the tracks. (INDIAN NAVY / AFP)
Nalini Sriharan (C), who was convicted in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, is released from the Vellore Central Prison on a one-month parole to attend her daughter's wedding, in Vellore. (STR / AFP)
Hindu pilgrims, known as Kanwarias, take holy dips in the Ganges River in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. Kanwarias are devotees performing a ritual pilgrimage in which they walk the roads of India, clad in saffron, and carrying ornately decorated canisters of sacred water from the Ganges River over their shoulders to take it back to Hindu temples in their hometowns, during the Hindu lunar month of Shravana. (Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state President BS Yeddyurappa with his party MLAs show victory sign after HD Kumaraswamy lost the vote of confidence during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru. (PTI)

Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 lift off from Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. (ISRO / AP)

A man carries his new born baby as he and his family members wade through a flooded area to reach a relief camp at a village in Barpeta district Assam. (Anuwar Hazarika / REUTERS)

People display placards as they take cover from the rain during a protest organised by Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Islam West Bengal against the recent mob lynching, in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)

Police detain a member of the Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress during a protest against an amendment to the Right to Information Act, in New Delhi. (Anushree Fadnavis / REUTERS)

People enjoy dramatic skyline at Bandstand, Bandra in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

Aleida Guevara March (L) the eldest daughter of Che Guevara along with CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat, is seen during an event organised on the occasion of 60 years of Cuban Revolution, at Constitution Club of India, in New Delhi. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

The aftermath of a landslide at Coal India Ltd mine, in Odisha. Four workers were dead and nine have been injured in the landslide. (HT Photo)

A flood-affected area after heavy rainfall, in Darbhanga district of Bihar. (Parwaz Khan / HT Photo)

School students raise patriotic slogans after paying tribute at War Memorial to commemorate Kargil Vijay Diwas at Kopri Thane, Maharashtra. (Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Rain in Pune, India, on Friday, July 26, 2019. (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO) (Ravindra Joshi / HT Photo)

Indian film actor Rahul Bose looks at an installation representing a riot-hit house during the time of the India-Pakistan partition at the Partition Museum in Amritsar, Punjab. (Narinder Nanu / AFP)

Mahalaxmi Express stranded in a flooded area in-between Badlapur and Vangani following heavy monsoon rains, some 70 kms from Mumbai. Indian navy helicopters and emergency service boats came to the rescue of about 700 people stuck on a train caught in floods near Mumbai. The Mahalaxmi Express left Mumbai late Friday for Kolhapur but got only 60 kilometres before it became stranded as torrential rain flooded the tracks. (INDIAN NAVY / AFP)

Nalini Sriharan (C), who was convicted in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, is released from the Vellore Central Prison on a one-month parole to attend her daughter's wedding, in Vellore. (STR / AFP)

Hindu pilgrims, known as Kanwarias, take holy dips in the Ganges River in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. Kanwarias are devotees performing a ritual pilgrimage in which they walk the roads of India, clad in saffron, and carrying ornately decorated canisters of sacred water from the Ganges River over their shoulders to take it back to Hindu temples in their hometowns, during the Hindu lunar month of Shravana. (Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state President BS Yeddyurappa with his party MLAs show victory sign after HD Kumaraswamy lost the vote of confidence during Assembly Session at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru. (PTI)

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