India this week in pictures: Fire at Butcher Island to the Kashmir combat

From the fire at the Butcher Island in Mumbai to the gunbattle in Srinagar, to the crop buring reports coming from Haryana; India this week in pictures.

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The fire at Butcher Island, off Mumbai’s coast, near Elephanta Caves raged on for three days, but fire-fighters managed to contain it to the one oil tank where it started. (Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)

The fire at Butcher Island, off Mumbai’s coast, near Elephanta Caves raged on for three days, but fire-fighters managed to contain it to the one oil tank where it started. (Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)

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A Kashmiri woman throws candies on the body of Kashmiri rebel Irfan Ahmed (who was killed in combat with Indian government forces) during his funeral in Haf-Shirmal village about 60 kilometers (38 miles) south of Srinagar. (Dar Yasin / AP)

A Kashmiri woman throws candies on the body of Kashmiri rebel Irfan Ahmed (who was killed in combat with Indian government forces) during his funeral in Haf-Shirmal village about 60 kilometers (38 miles) south of Srinagar. (Dar Yasin / AP)

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India’s Jeakson Thounaojam (c) celebrates after scoring India’s first goal during the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 football match against Colombia in New Delhi. (Manvender Vashist / PTI)

India’s Jeakson Thounaojam (c) celebrates after scoring India’s first goal during the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 football match against Colombia in New Delhi. (Manvender Vashist / PTI)

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On October 8, married women displayed their hands decorated with henna while they danced during celebrations to mark the Hindu festival of Karva Chauth, in Chandigarh. (Ajay Verma / Reuters)

On October 8, married women displayed their hands decorated with henna while they danced during celebrations to mark the Hindu festival of Karva Chauth, in Chandigarh. (Ajay Verma / Reuters)

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Winter’s coming, and Delhi’s annual nightmare is already taking shape beyond its borders as cases of crop burning are being reported from Haryana and officials fear the number will rise drastically in the coming days, in Karnal, Haryana. This, in turn, would trigger heavy pollution in the national capital region. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

Winter’s coming, and Delhi’s annual nightmare is already taking shape beyond its borders as cases of crop burning are being reported from Haryana and officials fear the number will rise drastically in the coming days, in Karnal, Haryana. This, in turn, would trigger heavy pollution in the national capital region. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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On October 11, Jesus & Mary college students took part in a candle march to mark the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child in New Delhi. (Arun Sharma / HT Photo)

On October 11, Jesus & Mary college students took part in a candle march to mark the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child in New Delhi. (Arun Sharma / HT Photo)

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The illuminated North and South Blocks of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. ‘The new lighting will be on show from 7 pm to 5 am all through the year with full capacity and prime time lighting from 8 pm to 9 pm,’ a ministry spokesman said. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

The illuminated North and South Blocks of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. ‘The new lighting will be on show from 7 pm to 5 am all through the year with full capacity and prime time lighting from 8 pm to 9 pm,’ a ministry spokesman said. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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Children greeting actor Amitabh Bachchan on his 75th birthday through his poster in Kolkata on Wednesday. (PTI)

Children greeting actor Amitabh Bachchan on his 75th birthday through his poster in Kolkata on Wednesday. (PTI)

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An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporter is seen holding flyers that talk about the hike in fares of Delhi metro at Lajpat Nagar Metro Station in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporter is seen holding flyers that talk about the hike in fares of Delhi metro at Lajpat Nagar Metro Station in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Retailers shut shop in Filmistan, New Delhi after the Supreme Court enforced a ban on the sale of firecrackers. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Retailers shut shop in Filmistan, New Delhi after the Supreme Court enforced a ban on the sale of firecrackers. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Indian Air Force’s ‘Sarang’ Helicopter Aerobatic team displaying maneuvers during the 85th Air Force Day parade at Hindon Air Force base in Ghaziabad. (Sushil Kumar / HT Photo)

Indian Air Force’s ‘Sarang’ Helicopter Aerobatic team displaying maneuvers during the 85th Air Force Day parade at Hindon Air Force base in Ghaziabad. (Sushil Kumar / HT Photo)

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Indian Airforce Jawans carry the coffin of Guard Commando CPL Nilesh Kumar Nayan after his mortal remains were brought to the Airforce Station in Chandigarh. (Ravi Kumar / HT Photo)

Indian Airforce Jawans carry the coffin of Guard Commando CPL Nilesh Kumar Nayan after his mortal remains were brought to the Airforce Station in Chandigarh. (Ravi Kumar / HT Photo)

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