From Pulwama terror attack to fire tragedies in Delhi: India this week

From a roundup of the sights from the aftermath of the suicide bomb attack at south Kashmir’s Pulwama district wherein 40 CRPF soldiers lost their lives to fire tragedies in Delhi; a roundup of top photos from across the country.

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Security forces seen near the damaged vehicles at Lethpora on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Forty CRPF jawans were killed and many others injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

Security forces seen near the damaged vehicles at Lethpora on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Forty CRPF jawans were killed and many others injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

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Birds are silhouetted against the sun as they roost on electric cables on a cold foggy day in Hyderabad, Telangana. (Mahesh Kumar A./ AP Photo)

Birds are silhouetted against the sun as they roost on electric cables on a cold foggy day in Hyderabad, Telangana. (Mahesh Kumar A./ AP Photo)

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Sadhus or Hindu holy men offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning "Upale" (or dried cow dung cakes) after taking a dip during the third "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at "Kumbh Mela," in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (Jitendra Prakash / REUTERS)

Sadhus or Hindu holy men offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning "Upale" (or dried cow dung cakes) after taking a dip during the third "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at "Kumbh Mela," in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (Jitendra Prakash / REUTERS)

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Krishna Das, 58, an Indian who according to local media has spent at least 10 years trying to spread messages for peace and harmony by placing placards on beaches, performs yoga after placing placards on a beach in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Francis Mascarenhas / REUTERS)

Krishna Das, 58, an Indian who according to local media has spent at least 10 years trying to spread messages for peace and harmony by placing placards on beaches, performs yoga after placing placards on a beach in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Francis Mascarenhas / REUTERS)

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Workers weld an iron frame which will be used with a tractor for ploughing fields, at a workshop in an industrial area in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)

Workers weld an iron frame which will be used with a tractor for ploughing fields, at a workshop in an industrial area in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)

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Gujjar protesters camp on railway tracks to demand reservation, at Maksudanpura, near Malarna Dungar Railway Station, in Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan. (Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)

Gujjar protesters camp on railway tracks to demand reservation, at Maksudanpura, near Malarna Dungar Railway Station, in Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan. (Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi, party general secretary in-charge of east UP Priyanka Gandhi and general secretary in-charge of west UP Jyotiraditya Scindia wave to the crowd during the road show from the Chaudhary Charan Singh airport to the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) headquarters in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. (Deepak Gupta / HT Photo)

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, party general secretary in-charge of east UP Priyanka Gandhi and general secretary in-charge of west UP Jyotiraditya Scindia wave to the crowd during the road show from the Chaudhary Charan Singh airport to the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) headquarters in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. (Deepak Gupta / HT Photo)

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Reflection of the hotel building is seen after a massive fire broke out at Hotel Arpit Palace, Karol Bagh, in New Delhi. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

Reflection of the hotel building is seen after a massive fire broke out at Hotel Arpit Palace, Karol Bagh, in New Delhi. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

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A student revises ahead of the first day of class X West Bengal board exams at Jodhpur Boys High School, in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Arijit Sen / HT Photo)

A student revises ahead of the first day of class X West Bengal board exams at Jodhpur Boys High School, in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Arijit Sen / HT Photo)

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New Delhi, India - Feb. 13, 2019: Posters installed against Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee ahead of her rally, at Mandi House, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

New Delhi, India - Feb. 13, 2019: Posters installed against Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee ahead of her rally, at Mandi House, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Iconic trams are seen at College Street, in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Samir Jana / HT Photo)

Iconic trams are seen at College Street, in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Samir Jana / HT Photo)

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Fumes of smoke seen as firefighters try to douse the fire that broke out early morning in Archies Card Factory, at Naraina Industrial area, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Fumes of smoke seen as firefighters try to douse the fire that broke out early morning in Archies Card Factory, at Naraina Industrial area, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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NSS unit of Abhinav Junior College had a unique Valentine’s Day celebration as they visited the Pitashri Vrudhashram and vowed to not send their parents to old age homes, in Pune, Maharashtra. (Rahul Raut / HT Photo)

NSS unit of Abhinav Junior College had a unique Valentine’s Day celebration as they visited the Pitashri Vrudhashram and vowed to not send their parents to old age homes, in Pune, Maharashtra. (Rahul Raut / HT Photo)

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Indian labourers select 'Mosambis' fruits, also called sweet oranges, at Gaddiannaram fruit market on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Telangana. (Noah Seelam / AFP)

Indian labourers select 'Mosambis' fruits, also called sweet oranges, at Gaddiannaram fruit market on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Telangana. (Noah Seelam / AFP)

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An Indian firefighter truck is pictured next to smoke coming from a massive industrial fire on the grounds of a paint factory on the outskirts of Bangalore, Karnataka. (Manjunath Kiran / AFP)

An Indian firefighter truck is pictured next to smoke coming from a massive industrial fire on the grounds of a paint factory on the outskirts of Bangalore, Karnataka. (Manjunath Kiran / AFP)

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A player performs on a Mallakhamb pole during an early morning training session at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Rafiq Maqbool / AP Photo)

A player performs on a Mallakhamb pole during an early morning training session at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Rafiq Maqbool / AP Photo)

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Vehicles go up in flames after scores of them were set ablaze by an angry mob during a protest against the killing of CRPF personnel in the Pulwama terror attack, in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir. (Nitin Kanotra / HT Photo)

Vehicles go up in flames after scores of them were set ablaze by an angry mob during a protest against the killing of CRPF personnel in the Pulwama terror attack, in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir. (Nitin Kanotra / HT Photo)

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A naked Hindu holy man prays as others cross a pontoon bridge to take ritualistic dip on the auspicious day of Basant Panchami at Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati, during the Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP Photo)

A naked Hindu holy man prays as others cross a pontoon bridge to take ritualistic dip on the auspicious day of Basant Panchami at Sangam, the confluence of sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati, during the Kumbh Mela, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP Photo)

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A man carrying his child, walks on a snow covered pavement as normal life is gradually returning after heavy snowfall in the Valley, at Gund area of Ganderbal district of Central Kashmir. (S Irfan / PTI)

A man carrying his child, walks on a snow covered pavement as normal life is gradually returning after heavy snowfall in the Valley, at Gund area of Ganderbal district of Central Kashmir. (S Irfan / PTI)

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A Kathakali artist gets ready for a performance during a press conference of Kerala Tourism, in Bengaluru, Karnataka. (Shailendra Bhojak / PTI)

A Kathakali artist gets ready for a performance during a press conference of Kerala Tourism, in Bengaluru, Karnataka. (Shailendra Bhojak / PTI)

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A woman poses with a life-size cardboard cut-out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Kumbh Mela festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (Arun Sharma / PTI )

A woman poses with a life-size cardboard cut-out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Kumbh Mela festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (Arun Sharma / PTI )

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Stuntmen gesture at the crowd as they perform inside the 'well of death', in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (Arun Sharma / PTI)

Stuntmen gesture at the crowd as they perform inside the 'well of death', in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. (Arun Sharma / PTI)

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Mumbai: Social activists perform a skit with a message, 'Choose a partner who is not addicted' during a campaign against drug addiction on the eve of Valentine’s Day at Marine Drive, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Mitesh Bhuvad / PTI)

Mumbai: Social activists perform a skit with a message, 'Choose a partner who is not addicted' during a campaign against drug addiction on the eve of Valentine’s Day at Marine Drive, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Mitesh Bhuvad / PTI)

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A vintage car make its way through a road during the 53rd Statesman Vintage Car Rally, in New Delhi. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

A vintage car make its way through a road during the 53rd Statesman Vintage Car Rally, in New Delhi. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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