Sept 15: Day in pics

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The two consecutive hikes in petrol and diesel prices have wiped away more than one-third of the gains that had accrued to consumers when global rates began to fall in August last year.

The two consecutive hikes in petrol and diesel prices have wiped away more than one-third of the gains that had accrued to consumers when global rates began to fall in August last year.

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Car and bike owners get their fuel tank filled with petrol from a petrol-pump at Borivli in Mumbai before the proposed price hike from midnight.

Car and bike owners get their fuel tank filled with petrol from a petrol-pump at Borivli in Mumbai before the proposed price hike from midnight.

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 34th Annual Awards Gala at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 34th Annual Awards Gala at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

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Policemen thrash one of the village women who were agitating for a missing woman near Nursarai police station in Nalanda yesterday. CM Nitish Kumar ordered a probe today.

Policemen thrash one of the village women who were agitating for a missing woman near Nursarai police station in Nalanda yesterday. CM Nitish Kumar ordered a probe today.

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Policemen thrash one of the village women who were agitating for a missing woman near Nursarai police station in Nalanda yesterday. CM Nitish Kumar ordered a probe today.

Policemen thrash one of the village women who were agitating for a missing woman near Nursarai police station in Nalanda yesterday. CM Nitish Kumar ordered a probe today.

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Panasonic's Evolta swim robot, powered by the company's Evolta rechargable batteries, is demonstrated at a pool after a news conference in Tokyo.

Panasonic's Evolta swim robot, powered by the company's Evolta rechargable batteries, is demonstrated at a pool after a news conference in Tokyo.

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Swiss tennis teammates Roger Federer, right, and Stanislas Wawrinka share a laugh during the draw for their Davis Cup world play-off against Australia in Sydney.

Swiss tennis teammates Roger Federer, right, and Stanislas Wawrinka share a laugh during the draw for their Davis Cup world play-off against Australia in Sydney.

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A model presents a creation from the Anna Sui Spring/Summer 2012 collection during New York Fashion Week.

A model presents a creation from the Anna Sui Spring/Summer 2012 collection during New York Fashion Week.

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Brazil's Ronaldinho and Argentina's Sebastian Dominguez vie for the ball during a friendly soccer match in Cordoba, Argentina.

Brazil's Ronaldinho and Argentina's Sebastian Dominguez vie for the ball during a friendly soccer match in Cordoba, Argentina.

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Australian foreign minister Kevin Rudd appears with secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton during a visit to San Francisco.

Australian foreign minister Kevin Rudd appears with secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton during a visit to San Francisco.

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A student performs during an event marking the 190th anniversary of Nicaragua's independence in Managua, Nicaragua.

A student performs during an event marking the 190th anniversary of Nicaragua's independence in Managua, Nicaragua.

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Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka (L) shakes hands with Australia's Bernard Tomic after they were drawn to play each other in their first matches of their Davis Cup world play-off in Sydney.

Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka (L) shakes hands with Australia's Bernard Tomic after they were drawn to play each other in their first matches of their Davis Cup world play-off in Sydney.

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A promotional woman shows a Sony's PlayStation Vita handheld gaming device at Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, east of Tokyo.

A promotional woman shows a Sony's PlayStation Vita handheld gaming device at Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, east of Tokyo.

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Television show judges, Nicole Scherzinger, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid, and show host Steve Jones arrive at the premiere Of Fox's The X Factor held at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California.

Television show judges, Nicole Scherzinger, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid, and show host Steve Jones arrive at the premiere Of Fox's The X Factor held at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California.

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