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  • Kashmiri shia Muslim's mark there presence on interiors of world famous dal lake. The mourners were large in numbers, reciting nauhas and naats all around.

  • The conference of the Italian national team and the inauguration with the cutting of the ribbon.

  • Muharram is the first month in the Islamic calendar. The word Muharram means ‘not permitted’ or ‘forbidden’ hence, Muslims are prohibited from taking part in activities like warfare and use it as a period of prayer and reflection as is the most sacred month in Islam after Ramadan. I was glad to witness the dedication of the Muslims last year, who shed their blood in the memory of their imam. To mark public mourning and remembering the pain given to their great leader and his family, members of Shia community wear black clothes, observe abstinence, fast and take out processions on the 10th day of the month of Muharram. Some of them tie sharp knives to ropes and repeatedly hit themselves on their backs and foreheads until they bleed profusely…

  • Kashmiri Shia Muslims mark Ashura Day with rituals. Ashura processions in Kashmir mark the Day of Ashura commemorating the death of Husayn ibn Ali in the Battle of Karbala.

  • People are buying Indian national flags to celebrate the 75th Independence Day and also celebrating the "Har Ghar Tringa" campaign in Kolkata.

  • The steam engines of UNESCO World Heritage Site Darjeeling Himalayan Railway ''toy train''-s at the Darjeeling loco shed preparing for the early morning haul in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India on 11/06/2022. It is also considered to be the world's 22nd highest railway. Darjeeling Himalayan Railways may conduct up to 20 train rides. The trains are pulled by old-style coal-fired engines. Coal ashes fly there all the time, and Locomotive Mechanics are working all day in this polluted air.

  • Students of RSV Higher Secondary School get their faces painted as a tiger to spread awareness of saving the Big cat on the occasion of International Tiger Day, in Bikaner on Friday.

  • All preparations have been completed to defuse five World War II bombs in Goettingen, Germany. For this, 10,000 residents have been moved to safe places.

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, had a meeting in Athens today, with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Annalena Baerbock, as part of her visit to Greece, her first visit to Greece, after assuming her duties. The discussions between the two Foreign Ministers has covered the entire spectrum of Greek-German relations, including outstanding issues. In addition, the talks has focused on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the situation in the Western Balkans and prospects for energy cooperation.

  • Supporters of President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr., gathered outside the Batasan Pambansa complex to support his first State of the Nation Address held on July 25, 2022 in the plenary Hall of The House of representatives of the Philippines.

  • The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, made an official visit to Greece and has met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The main motive of this visit is to reinforce the military cooperation, among the two countries and to tomorrow's business forum to sign business agreements between Greek and Saudi private groups in the fields of maritime transport, aquaculture, waste management, culture, food and agricultural products, construction and defense technology.

  • An aerial view of the Sevoke Railway Bridge on River Teesta near Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary at Sevoke. It is a very important railway bridge and a famous tourist attraction, that connects Siliguri - Sevoke to the beautiful Dooars region of North Bengal.

  • A meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Gabon, Michael Moussa Adamo, who is visiting Athens, was held today, Monday, July 25, by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias. Both Ministers had a fruitful discussion on Greece-Gabon relations, maritime safety and environmental protection, cooperation within international organizations, as well as international developments. After the meeting they signed two memoranda of understanding in the fields of environmental protection and tourism.

  • The first State of the Nations Address of Philippine President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. was started by a protest of the militant groups.

  • People walk passes the Darjeeling head post office (HPO) on a busy morning in Darjeeling, West Bengal. The UNESCO heritage site Darjeeling head post office heritage building is recorded as one of the oldest post office buildings in the region. This post office building was inaugurated on the 2nd of May, 1921.

  • Every year, India celebrates National Flag Day on July 22 as it was on this day that the tricolour was adopted in its present form in 1947 as India’s national flag. This photo of the national flag of India was taken at Batasia Loop War Memorial in Darjeeling. The War Memorial was opened in 1995 to commemorate the Gorkha soldiers of the Darjeeling Hills who sacrificed their lives in various wars after India's independence.

  • The 21 July Martyr's Day Rally is an annual mass rally organized by the Trinamool Congress to commemorate the 1993 Kolkata firing as Martyrs' Day. At least 13 people shot by Kolkata Police, during a rally by the West Bengal Youth Congress under Mamata Banerjee's leadership on 21 July 1993, while demanding Voter's Identity Card to be made sole required document for voting. The last two years due to pandemic the Trinamool Congress Supremo had addressed the rally virtually, It is a mega celebration this year.

  • Today the flag off ceremony of the 131st Edition of The Durand Cup 2022 “Trophy Tour” was held at the parade ground of Fort William. This event was attended by Shri Aroop Biswas, Hon. Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, Power, Govt of West Bengal, Lt. Gen. R. P. Kalita, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command, Lt. Gen. K.K.Repswal, SM, VSM, Chief of Staff, Eastern Command and Chairman Durand Organising Committee. After traveling all over India, the Durand Cup will return to Kolkata on 30th August. This year Durand Cup will be played in Kolkata, Guwahati and Manipur. The Durand Cup will played from 16th August to 18th september.

  • Bikaner Divisional Commissioner Dr. Neeraj K. Pawan performs prayer to Lord Shiva at a Vaishno Dham temple during the holy month of Shravan in Bikaner.

  • The 26th Annual Economist Government Roundtable focusing on “Antitheses, transformations and achievements in a changing world” is taken place between July 5th – 7th 2022 at the seaside resort, Grand Resort Lagonissi in Athens. Heads of state, cabinet ministers, CEOs from Greece and abroad, heads of international organisations, leaders from business and finance, academia and media will come to the Roundtable

  • The markhor (Capra falconeri) is a large Capra species native to Central Asia, the Karakoram, and the Himalayas. It is listed on the IUCN Red List as Near Threatened. The markhor is the national animal of Pakistan and is regarded as the king of wild goats. This animal is diurnal and is mainly active in the early morning and late afternoon. A markhor mother and her fawns (baby) are at the conservation and breeding centre Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (PNHZP) in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India on 11/06/2022.

  • Lord Jagannath Ratha Yatra or Chariot Festival in Kolkata organized by ISKON. The chariot making work of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Mata Subhadra for upcoming festival is going on. A Muslim painter is painting for the Hindu God's chariot.

  • Non local laboures looks on as the poses for a picture at Zojila Pass, 108 kilometers east from Srinagar in Zojila, India. Zojila one of the dangerous mountain passes located in the Kashmir region which is the only road link between Kashmir and Ladakh which has strategic significance as Zojila Pass is situated at an altitude of 11,578 feet on the Srinagar-Kargil-Leh National Highway and remains closed during winters due to heavy snowfall and this year the pass is opened on March 19 after remaining closed for 73 days.

  • A Black Bloc action called "Bite Back" march through the streets after the Supreme Court of the United States voted ​5 to 4​ to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, on June 2​4​, 2022 in Washington, DC. The opinion ends 50 years of federal constitutional protection of abortion rights and allows each state to decide whether to restrict or ban abortion.

  • Luigi Di Maio, Italian politician serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs since 5 September 2019, at “Mediterraneo wine & food and travel” at Castel dell’Ovo in Naples, Italy

  • Abortion-rights activists react​​ ​as pro-life advocates celebrate ​after the Supreme Court of the United States voted 5 to 4 to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. The opinion ends 50 years of federal constitutional protection of abortion rights and allows each state to decide whether to restrict or ban abortion.

  • The Victoria Memorial is an iconic structure in Kolkata. This white marbled opulent structure established in 1921, and was built in memory of Queen Victoria to celebrate her 25 years of rule over India and is almost a replica of the Victoria Memorial in London.

  • Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó. Constructive discussion on cooperation among the two countries, European issues & energy, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the. Perspective of the Western Balkans, were the issues of the meeting. Furthermore, during the statements, Greek Minister Nikos Dendias has addressed to Turkey by saying: We are witnessing an unprecedented attempt to challenge Greek sovereignty. We respond to all illegal and unilateral Turkish objections, based solely on respect for International Law & the Law of the Sea.

  • Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias, has met with the UAE Minister of Industry & High Technology, Dr. Sultan Al Jaber. Both Ministers has focused on the strategic links of the two countries and in strengthening cooperation in economy, energy and investment.

  • BIKANER--19.06.2022 Bikaner: People perform Yoga during a mass Yoga session, ahead of the 8th International Yoga Day in Bikaner DINESH GUPTA BIKANER-09414253300

  • Border Security Force personnel take part in a yoga session in Bikaner.

  • Ascea is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwestern Italy. In the communal territory are the Greek ruins of Velia. It is part of the Cilento traditional area; the maritime touristic part of the municipality is the Marina di Ascea. The town is located on the beach and is popular with European tourists in the summer months.

  • Marina di Casalvelino, also spelled Casalvelino Marina, is a southern Italian village and hamlet (frazione) of Casal Velino, a municipality in the province of Salerno, Campania. it is the most populated hamlet of its municipality. The village, located next to the ruins of the Ancient Greek city of Velia, grew in population and urban expansion in the last decade of the 20th century, thanks to the tourism in the Cilentan Coast. The port of Marina is served by the hydrofoil's line MM6W Naples-Sorrento-Marina di Camerota, part of a local passenger ferry network named Metrò del Mare.

  • The biggest delicious traditional street foods market in the world is Chawkbazar. Cahawkbazar owners association arranges this traditional street foods market for one specific Arabic Holy month. This Holy month's name is Ramadan. They are arranging this traditional Street Foods Market for almost 400 years. All these pictures have been captured on April 3, 2022, from old town Dhaka.

  • World War II bombs have been found in Göttingen, Germany. Tens of thousands of people were evacuated from the city on July 30 and 31 to defuse the bombs.

  • People perform Yoga during a mass Yoga session, ahead of the 8th International Yoga Day in Bikaner.

  • Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs & Culture Arjun Ram Meghwal participated in Kalptaruh the free distribution of plants and tree plantation program organized by Brahma Kumaris as a part of Ajadi ka Amrit Mahotsav they will plant trees every day and will continue for 75 days and will end on 25 August at Brahma Kumaris ashram in Bikaner.

  • Thousands gathered to celebrate the annual Greek Independence Day Parade on June 5, 2022 in New York City.

  • Hindu devotees gathered to take dip at holy river Ganga and get relief by terrible summer in district Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. An Indian summer is a name often used to describe a warm, calm spell of weather that occurs in autumn. The exact origins of the phrase are uncertain, several writers have speculated it may originally have referred to a spell of warm, hazy autumn conditions that allowed Native American Indians to continue hunting. Whatever the origin of the phrase, it evidently first was used in the eastern United States. The first recorded use of the phrase appears in a letter written by a Frenchman called John de Crevecoeur dated 17 January 1778. In his description of the Mohawk country he writes "Sometimes the rain is followed…

  • Italian Republic Day in Rome. After two years of pandemic, the celebrations with the parade took place on 2 June on the occasion of the anniversary of the Republic Day with the presence of the Institutions. In the photos the Parade at the Imperial Forums of the Red Cross, Police, Bersaglieri, Crocedrossine, Carabinieri on horseback and others. In the sky various exercises in aerial exhibitions.

  • A number of students take part in a flag ceremony wearing traditional clothes from various regions to commemorate the Birthday of Pancasila, at the Kartini Emergency School, under the Ancol Toll Road, Jakarta, Indonesia. The Kartini Emergency School is managed by twin brothers Rossy and Ryan, accommodating underprivileged students from various groups without being charged a penny. Even though their school is located on the outskirts of under the toll road and train tracks, the enthusiasm of the children involved in the series of events was full of meaning in their traditional clothes. The birthday of Pancasila is celebrated nationally every June 1. Pancasila is the basis of the Indonesian state which is the foundation of the founding of the…

  • Rear Admiral Charles Rock (L) and veterans of Intrepid throw a wreath into the Hudson River during the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum annual Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony.

  • The waters of the Holy Yamuna flowing through parts of Delhi are no more safe due to the ever increasing pollution.The city has been witnessing an infinite amount of discharge into the river in the form of gallons of foamy industrial waste and garbage thrown by the people.The main source of pollution is however the untreated domestic waste from different parts of the city. Water hyacinth has grown in abundance in the Yamuna waters and the government has not been making sincere efforts to deal with the rising water pollution.

  • Participants march way up Central Park West in New York City during the annual Ecuadorian Independence Day Parade on May 29, 2022.

  • Alessandro Mahmoud, known professionally as Mahmood, is an Italian singer-songwriter. He rose to prominence after competing on the sixth season of the Italian version of The X Factor. He has won the Sanremo Music Festival twice, in 2019 with the song "Soldi" and in 2022 alongside Blanco with the song "Brividi". His Sanremo victories allowed him to represent Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest in those respective years, finishing in second place in 2019 and in sixth place in 2022 as the host entrant.[1][2][3] Mahmood has released two studio albums, Gioventù bruciata and Ghettolimpo, both of which reached the top two of the Italian albums chart. Mahmood's Ghettolimpo tour continues which, fresh from his second victory in…

  • BSF personnel practice yoga during the preparations ahead of International Yoga Day at Bikaner.

  • Rieti also remembered the Capaci massacre 30 years later. Judge Giovanni Falcone and his wife Francesca Morvillo, as well as the men of his escort, lost their lives in the massacre. Adhering to the initiative launched by the National Association of Italian Municipalities, the Municipality of Rieti organised an event of strong symbolic value: at 5.57pm today, the mayor of Rieti, Antonio Cicchetti, observed a minute's silence in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II accompanied by the notes of 'Il Silenzio'. In Rieti, on 23 May, 2022

  • The least cheap floating rest house in the world which you've never seen. You can rent a room for only 05-10 cents (BD 50-100taka.This image was captured on May 22, 2022, from Burigongga riverbank, Dhaka, Bangladesh, South Asia

  • James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known as James Blunt, is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. A former reconnaissance officer in the Life Guards regiment of the British Army, he served under NATO during the 1999 Kosovo War. After leaving the military, he rose to fame in 2004 with the release of his debut album Back to Bedlam, achieving worldwide fame with the singles "You're Beautiful" and "Goodbye My Lover". Blunt's first album has sold over 11 million copies worldwide, topping the UK Albums Chart and peaking at number two in the US. "You're Beautiful" was number one in the UK, the US and a dozen other countries. Back to Bedlam was the best-selling album of the 2000s…

  • Congress party workers pay homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 31st death anniversary in Bikaner.