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Kolkata gears up for Durga Puja in the time of corona

Snapshots of the finishing touches in the clay artists' colony Kumartuli and in the marquees (pandals) as Kolkata gears up for  Durga Puja celebration amid Covid-19. Amid fears that the cases of Covid-19 will spike during the Durga Puja festivity- when a sea of humanity throng the artistically mounted pandals hosting the ten-armed goddess and her children during their annual homecoming,  the Calcutta High Court has cracked the whip. The court has declared all puja pandals no entry zones for the visitors to stop the spread of the virus. Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Kolkata cinema halls set to reopen

Kolkata cinema halls are being sanitized as the central government has allowed the reopening of all theatre houses from Oct 15 after almost seven months due to Covid-19.

Flood in Eluru

ELURU, OCT 14 (UNI)- A view of a residential area flooded after Tamileru Rivulet flowing above danger level, at Eluru on Wednesday.

IMF chief chief economist Gita Gopinath addresses press in the US

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2020 (Xinhua) -- International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath speaks at a virtual press briefing in Washington D.C., the United States, Oct. 13, 2020. The IMF on Tuesday projected the global economy to contract by 4.4 percent in 2020, 0.8 percentage point above the June forecast, according to its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) report. China is expected to grow by 1.9 percent, the only major economy that could see growth this year

World in Photos : Oct. 13, 2020

World in Photos :  Oct. 13, 2020

Water logging due to rain in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD OCT 14 (UNI:- Water logging due to heavy rain and winds since last night in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

Farmers protest hits Delhi’s Jantar Mantar

.NEW DELHI, OCT 12 (UNI):- Farmers holding a demonstration in support of their various demands at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi on Monday

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses press conference

NEW DELHI, OCT 12 (UNI):- Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressing a press conference, in New Delhi on Monday.

Tamil politician Khushbu Sundar joins BJP after quitting Congress

NEW DELHI, OCT 12 (UNI):- Khushbu Sundar called on BJP National President J P Nadda after joining BJP in presence of senior party leaders at BJP headquarters, in New Delhi on Monday

Glimpse of Vienna City Marathon

VIENNA, Oct. 13, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Runners compete during the Vienna City Marathon (VCM) Tribute to Eliud - Vienna Race, Vienna, Austria, Oct. 12, 2020. Marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya became the first person to run the 42.2km marathon distance in under two hours, doing so in Vienna in one hour 59 minutes 40 seconds on Oct.12, 2019. VCM held an event this year to celebrate its first anniversary.

Arms and ammunition recovered in Kupwara

SRINAGAR, OCT 13 (UNI):- Security forces recovered arms and ammunition during a search operation near the Line of Control (LoC) in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara.

World in Photos : Oct. 12, 2020

World in Photos : Oct. 12, 2020

Mamata Banerjee performs Goddess Durga's 'Chokkhudaan' at Kolkata's Chetla Agrani Club

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday (Oct 12, 2020) performed her customary ritual of 'Chokkhudaan' (painted an eye on Goddess Durga's idol) at Kolkata's famous Chetla Agrani Club as the city of joy gears up to celebrate its biggest annual festivity-Durga Puja-from Oct 22, 2020

Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic win French Open Women’s Double

PARIS, Oct. 12, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Hungarys Timea Babos (L) and Frances Kristina Mladenovic hold up the trophy during the awarding ceremony after winning the womens doubles final match against Alexa Guarachi of Chile and Desirae Krawczyk of the United States at the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 11, 2020.

Rafale Nadal poses with trophy after winning French Open 2020

PARIS, Oct. 12, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Rafael Nadal of Spain poses with his trophy after winning the mens singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 11, 2020