The world in pictures

I always loved pictures and once it were the NGC and BBC that really caught my imagination… now the newly revised http://www.thehindu.com has included a slideshow section which has amazing pix.

FREEDOM TAKES WINGS: A thread-maker prepares coloured threads for flying kites in Jammu. The demand for threads rises in August as people prepare to celebrate Independence Day. Photo: AP

FREEDOM TAKES WINGS: A thread-maker prepares coloured threads for flying kites in Jammu. The demand for threads rises in August as people prepare to celebrate Independence Day. Photo: AP
WATER RIDE: Parked cycle rickshaws float as water from the Yamuna floods a low lying area in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

WATER RIDE: Parked cycle rickshaws float as water from the Yamuna floods a low lying area in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
OF WHAT'S LEFT: People carry their belongings after heavy floods destroyed their homes in Nowshera, Pakistan. Photo: AP

OF WHAT’S LEFT: People carry their belongings after heavy floods destroyed their homes in Nowshera, Pakistan. Photo: AP
UP CLOSE: Holger Badstuber, left, and Miroslav Klose, members of the German football club, Bayern Munich, warm up during a training session in Munich, southern Germany. Photo: AP

UP CLOSE: Holger Badstuber, left, and Miroslav Klose, members of the German football club, Bayern Munich, warm up during a training session in Munich, southern Germany. Photo: AP

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