Pictures of the day: August 2, 2016


A worker fills bottles with Alta, a red dye which Hindu women apply with cotton on the border of their feet during marriages and religious festivals, at a workshop in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

A worker fills bottles with Alta, a red dye which Hindu women apply with cotton on the border of their feet during marriages and religious festivals, at a workshop in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Indian artist Korakula Munesh dresses as the Hindu goddess Maha Kali before performing in a final procession during the Bonalu festival at the Sri Akkanna Madanna Mahankali Temple in Hyderabad. The eleven-day ‘Bonalu’ festival sees ritual offerings of food and dancing made to the Hindu goddess Maha Kali, who is honoured mainly by women during the event. PHOTO: AFP

An Indian man feeds peanuts to monkeys along a busy street in Ahmedabad. Feeding animals is sacred in Hindu society. PHOTO: AFP

An Afghan labourer looks on as he works at a traditional cotton factory in Jalalabad. PHOTO: AFP

This picture shows a Tibetan Buddhist monk with an elaborate headdress posing for a photo at a local festival in Yushu, in the northwestern Chinese province of Qinghai. The festival held since the 1990s lasts for around five days. It was suspended for several years following a 2010 earthquake in Yushu which killed some 2,700 people. PHOTO: AFP

People watch as a man jumps from the 22 meters high bridge Ura during the High Diving competition near the town of Gjakova. PHOTO: AFP

Divers practice at the Olympic diving venue ahead of the Rio Olympics. PHOTO: REUTERS

People walk on a sightseeing platform in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Fishing boats are parked in a port as Typhoon Nida approaches Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Rowers from Italy train in Rio ahead of the Olympics. PHOTO: REUTERS

Fireworks are seen behind El Salvador del Mundo monument during the opening parade of the festivities of El Divino Salvador del Mundo (The Divine Savior of The World), patron saint of the capital city of San Salvador, El Salvador. PHOTO: REUTERS

A solar halo is seen as pilgrims wait in line to enter the Basilica of Los Angeles during a celebration of the Virgin of Los Angeles in Cartago, Costa Rica. PHOTO: REUTERS

A volunteer jumps in front of the Olympic rings at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro. PHOTO: AFP

A young Muslim boy wears an amulet on his neck to protect himself from danger in Dhaka, Bangladesh. PHOTO: REUTERS


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