India: Today’s news in pictures

India news in pictures --a roundup of today’s news across the country from Rabindranath Tagore's 158th birth anniversary to the death of at least five labourers in Uruli Devachi village near Pune.

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People look at the charred remains of a burnt shop in Uruli Devachi village near Pune. At least five labourers were killed in the fire. (PTI)

People look at the charred remains of a burnt shop in Uruli Devachi village near Pune. At least five labourers were killed in the fire. (PTI)

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On Thursday, a Delhi court issued fresh summons against David Nigel John Syms, an alleged middleman and business partner of British national Christian Michel, in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case. Special judge Arvind Kumar summoned Syms, named as an accused in the supplementary charge sheet, to appear before the court. (HT File)

On Thursday, a Delhi court issued fresh summons against David Nigel John Syms, an alleged middleman and business partner of British national Christian Michel, in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case. Special judge Arvind Kumar summoned Syms, named as an accused in the supplementary charge sheet, to appear before the court. (HT File)

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Pilgrims arrive to offer prayers as the portals of Kedarnath temple were reopened today after the six-month winter break. Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya and former chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, were among thousands of pilgrims who thronged the temple on the opening day to offer prayers to the presiding deity Lord Shiva. (PTI)

Pilgrims arrive to offer prayers as the portals of Kedarnath temple were reopened today after the six-month winter break. Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya and former chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, were among thousands of pilgrims who thronged the temple on the opening day to offer prayers to the presiding deity Lord Shiva. (PTI)

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Aam Aadmi Party’s candidate from East Delhi Lok Sabha seat Atishi broke down during a press conference on Thursday where she accused cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir of distributing pamphlets with derogatory remarks against her. She said she had welcomed Gambhir, a former cricketer, when he entered politics but now the BJP has stooped to an unexpected level. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

Aam Aadmi Party’s candidate from East Delhi Lok Sabha seat Atishi broke down during a press conference on Thursday where she accused cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir of distributing pamphlets with derogatory remarks against her. She said she had welcomed Gambhir, a former cricketer, when he entered politics but now the BJP has stooped to an unexpected level. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

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People visit the house of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 158th birth anniversary, at Jorasanko Thakur Bari in Kolkata. (Ashok Bhaumik / PTI)

People visit the house of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 158th birth anniversary, at Jorasanko Thakur Bari in Kolkata. (Ashok Bhaumik / PTI)

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A male Royal Bengal Tiger aged around 12 years has died in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park following infighting with another feline, park officials said on Thursday. The decomposed body of the tiger was found in the Baruntika area of the 430sqkm- park’s Kohora range on Wednesday. The animal is suspected to have died nearly two weeks ago. (AFP / STR File)

A male Royal Bengal Tiger aged around 12 years has died in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park following infighting with another feline, park officials said on Thursday. The decomposed body of the tiger was found in the Baruntika area of the 430sqkm- park’s Kohora range on Wednesday. The animal is suspected to have died nearly two weeks ago. (AFP / STR File)

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