Pink ball Test and Fadnavis takes oath as Maharashtra CM: India this week

Updated On Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

From India’s first ever day-night Test at Eden Gardens in Kolkata to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Devendra Fadnavis taking oath as the Maharashtra Chief Minister along with Nationalist Congress Party’s (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar as the deputy chief minister; a roundup of top photos from across the country.

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Bangladeshi batsman Nayeem Hasan plays a shot during the 1st pink-ball day/night cricket test match between India and Bangladesh, at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, West Bengal. The two teams are playing with the pink ball for the first time. The first four days of the game are also sold out. (Swapan Mahapatra / PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Bangladeshi batsman Nayeem Hasan plays a shot during the 1st pink-ball day/night cricket test match between India and Bangladesh, at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, West Bengal. The two teams are playing with the pink ball for the first time. The first four days of the game are also sold out. (Swapan Mahapatra / PTI)

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School children drink water during the launch ‘Water Bell’ programme launched by Telangana government, to ensure children drink sufficient water in the day, at a government-run school in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad, Telangana. (Noah Seelam / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

School children drink water during the launch ‘Water Bell’ programme launched by Telangana government, to ensure children drink sufficient water in the day, at a government-run school in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad, Telangana. (Noah Seelam / AFP)

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A man rows his boat during cloudy weather, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A man rows his boat during cloudy weather, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

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Heavy smog envelops India Gate, in New Delhi. The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), ministry of earth science’s weather and air quality monitoring centre, forecast also said the strong surface and boundary layer wind speed will help flush out toxic accumulation over the next two days. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Heavy smog envelops India Gate, in New Delhi. The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), ministry of earth science’s weather and air quality monitoring centre, forecast also said the strong surface and boundary layer wind speed will help flush out toxic accumulation over the next two days. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis and Nationalist Congress Party(NCP) leader Ajit Pawar took oath as the chief minister and deputy chief minister of Maharashtra after the President’s rule was revoked. According to a Home Ministry notification, President Ram Nath Kovind signed the proclamation for revocation of the central rule Saturday morning. (HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis and Nationalist Congress Party(NCP) leader Ajit Pawar took oath as the chief minister and deputy chief minister of Maharashtra after the President’s rule was revoked. According to a Home Ministry notification, President Ram Nath Kovind signed the proclamation for revocation of the central rule Saturday morning. (HT Photo)

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Rashtrapati Bhawan is illuminated with blue lights as a part of the Rights of the Child (CRC) 30 years celebrations, in New Delhi. UNICEF will be running a global #GoBlue campaign to draw public attention towards child rights. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Rashtrapati Bhawan is illuminated with blue lights as a part of the Rights of the Child (CRC) 30 years celebrations, in New Delhi. UNICEF will be running a global #GoBlue campaign to draw public attention towards child rights. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Illegal immigrants after they were deported from the US, at Terminal 3, IGI airport, in New Delhi. More than 140 Indians, including 3 women, were deported from Arizona in the United States landed at the New Delhi international airport around 7am on Wednesday. Majority of these deported Indians, who are in the age group of 25-35, hail from Punjab and Haryana and a few from Gujarat in the age group of 25-35. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Illegal immigrants after they were deported from the US, at Terminal 3, IGI airport, in New Delhi. More than 140 Indians, including 3 women, were deported from Arizona in the United States landed at the New Delhi international airport around 7am on Wednesday. Majority of these deported Indians, who are in the age group of 25-35, hail from Punjab and Haryana and a few from Gujarat in the age group of 25-35. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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A shopkeeper looks at a pile of burnt fruit after a fire broke out at a fruit market in Amritsar, Punjab. (Narinder Nanu / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

A shopkeeper looks at a pile of burnt fruit after a fire broke out at a fruit market in Amritsar, Punjab. (Narinder Nanu / AFP)

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Members of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) practise an acrobatic manoeuvre known as 'Mallakhamb' for the upcoming NCC day celebrations in Secunderabad, Telangana. (Noah Seelam / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Members of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) practise an acrobatic manoeuvre known as 'Mallakhamb' for the upcoming NCC day celebrations in Secunderabad, Telangana. (Noah Seelam / AFP)

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Volunteers along with forest department officials rescue birds, as thousands of birds died of avian botulism disease as per reports at India's largest inland salt-water lake 'Sambhar Lake' in Phulera, Rajasthan. (ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Volunteers along with forest department officials rescue birds, as thousands of birds died of avian botulism disease as per reports at India's largest inland salt-water lake 'Sambhar Lake' in Phulera, Rajasthan. (ANI)

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Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students hold placards while protesting against the hostel fee hike and other issues at the admin block of JNU campus in New Delhi. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students hold placards while protesting against the hostel fee hike and other issues at the admin block of JNU campus in New Delhi. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

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Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a meeting in Kolkata, West Bengal. Hasina, who arrived in Kolkata on Friday morning, inaugurated the first ever pink-ball Test match between the two teams at Eden Gardens stadium. She was received by Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly at the airport. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a meeting in Kolkata, West Bengal. Hasina, who arrived in Kolkata on Friday morning, inaugurated the first ever pink-ball Test match between the two teams at Eden Gardens stadium. She was received by Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly at the airport. (PTI)

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Artists perform a dance drama called Choodamani Pradanam organised by Nrityayatri at Bal Gandharva Ranga Mandir drama theatre, in Pune, Maharashtra. (Sanket Wankhade / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:05 PM IST

Artists perform a dance drama called Choodamani Pradanam organised by Nrityayatri at Bal Gandharva Ranga Mandir drama theatre, in Pune, Maharashtra. (Sanket Wankhade / HT Photo)

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