From Venkaiah Naidu as vice president to Gorakhpur tragedy: India this week in pictures

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At least 30 children died since Thursday in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College due to shortage of oxygen supply.The state government have however denied that the deaths were due to the oxygen shortage.From the tragedy that unfolded in Gorkahpur to the 13th Vice President of India, we take a look at the best pictures of the week across the country. (PTI)

At least 30 children died since Thursday in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College due to shortage of oxygen supply.The state government have however denied that the deaths were due to the oxygen shortage.From the tragedy that unfolded in Gorkahpur to the 13th Vice President of India, we take a look at the best pictures of the week across the country. (PTI)

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President of India Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath to M. Venkaiah Naidu as the 13th Vice-President of India at the Darbar Hall Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Friday, August 11, 2017. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

President of India Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath to M. Venkaiah Naidu as the 13th Vice-President of India at the Darbar Hall Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Friday, August 11, 2017. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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A scene inside encephalitis ward where more than 50 children have died in last few days in Gorakhpur, India, on Saturday, August 12, 2017. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

A scene inside encephalitis ward where more than 50 children have died in last few days in Gorakhpur, India, on Saturday, August 12, 2017. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures as he speaks on ‘the art of happiness’ at a public event in New Delhi on Thursday. (Tsering Topgyal/AP)

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures as he speaks on ‘the art of happiness’ at a public event in New Delhi on Thursday. (Tsering Topgyal/AP)

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Youngsters wave the national flag ahead of India's Independence Day, in Jammu on Saturday.India celebrates its 71st year of Independence this August 15. (PTI)

Youngsters wave the national flag ahead of India's Independence Day, in Jammu on Saturday.India celebrates its 71st year of Independence this August 15. (PTI)

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People participate in silent protest march being held by the 'Maratha Kranti Morcha' to press for its various demands, including reservation from Byculla to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, on Wednesday. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

People participate in silent protest march being held by the 'Maratha Kranti Morcha' to press for its various demands, including reservation from Byculla to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, on Wednesday. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

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Indian health and municipal workers use a boat to help distribute pest-control chemicals to kill mosquitoes and larvae in Kolkata on August 9, 2017. Heavy monsoon rainfall across the eastern state of West Bengal has increased cases of vector-borne disease. (Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP)

Indian health and municipal workers use a boat to help distribute pest-control chemicals to kill mosquitoes and larvae in Kolkata on August 9, 2017. Heavy monsoon rainfall across the eastern state of West Bengal has increased cases of vector-borne disease. (Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP)

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An Indian man urinates on a wall on the roadside in front of a poster for the Hindi film ‘Toilet’ in Hyderabad on August 12, 2017. (Noah Seelam/AFP)

An Indian man urinates on a wall on the roadside in front of a poster for the Hindi film ‘Toilet’ in Hyderabad on August 12, 2017. (Noah Seelam/AFP)

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP President Amit Shah, centre, and senior leader L.K.Advani, right, sit during parliamentary party meeting in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Shah, who completed three years of party presidentship won the upper house election of the Indian parliament from Gujarat. (Manish Swarup/AP)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP President Amit Shah, centre, and senior leader L.K.Advani, right, sit during parliamentary party meeting in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Shah, who completed three years of party presidentship won the upper house election of the Indian parliament from Gujarat. (Manish Swarup/AP)

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Members of Gudiya Nyaya Manch try to cross the gate during the protest outside the Himachal Pradesh secretariat against Gudiya rape and murder and forest guard Hoshiyar Singh’s murder on Wednesday. (Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)

Members of Gudiya Nyaya Manch try to cross the gate during the protest outside the Himachal Pradesh secretariat against Gudiya rape and murder and forest guard Hoshiyar Singh’s murder on Wednesday. (Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)

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Partial lunar eclipse seen from Parel in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, August 8. (Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Partial lunar eclipse seen from Parel in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, August 8. (Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

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An Indian student poses as he looks down the barrel of an 84-MM rocket launcher during an Indian Army exhibition at Panther Stadium in Amritsar on August 10. (Narinder Nanu/AFP)

An Indian student poses as he looks down the barrel of an 84-MM rocket launcher during an Indian Army exhibition at Panther Stadium in Amritsar on August 10. (Narinder Nanu/AFP)

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With Independence Day around the corner, workers in a flag factory in Bhiwandi give final touches to the tricolour on Thursday. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

With Independence Day around the corner, workers in a flag factory in Bhiwandi give final touches to the tricolour on Thursday. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

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Indian children dressed as Hindu deity Krishna and his consort Radha stand in line with their mothers during an enactment competition as part of Krishna Janmashtami celebrations in Bangalore on August 12, 2017. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP)

Indian children dressed as Hindu deity Krishna and his consort Radha stand in line with their mothers during an enactment competition as part of Krishna Janmashtami celebrations in Bangalore on August 12, 2017. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP)

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People walk with umbrellas during a rainy day on Friday morning at ridge,Shimla on Friday. (Deepak Sansta /HT Photo)

People walk with umbrellas during a rainy day on Friday morning at ridge,Shimla on Friday. (Deepak Sansta /HT Photo)

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An Indian man wades a flooded street during a heavy downpour in Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura on August 11, 2017. (Arindam Dey/AFP)

An Indian man wades a flooded street during a heavy downpour in Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura on August 11, 2017. (Arindam Dey/AFP)

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Dancers perform during the unveiling of the Madhubala's wax figure, ‘Anarkali’ of Hindi cinema by Madame Tussauds in New Delhi on Thursday. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Dancers perform during the unveiling of the Madhubala's wax figure, ‘Anarkali’ of Hindi cinema by Madame Tussauds in New Delhi on Thursday. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

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A child stands next to the covered idol of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha being prepared for Ganesh Chaturthi festival at a workshop in New Delhi on Friday. (Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

A child stands next to the covered idol of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha being prepared for Ganesh Chaturthi festival at a workshop in New Delhi on Friday. (Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

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Illuminated Raisina Hill ahead of the of 71th Independence Day celebration in New Delhi on Saturday. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Illuminated Raisina Hill ahead of the of 71th Independence Day celebration in New Delhi on Saturday. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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