In pics: The week that was

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Bangalore, July 13: The week since last Sunday has been an eventful one. Serial blasts in a Buddhist shrine, a top Bollywood undergoing brain surgery, the demise of a legendary actor of yesteryear, a massive controversy over an interview of Narendra Modi, serious flood situations in several parts of northern and north-eastern India and many more.

Amid the agony, there were also some occasions to celebrate. Like, the Rath Yatra and Ramadan. India's sensational victory in West Indies, an Assam pugilist's bagging a crown and a British male's winning the Wimbledon after a gap of 77 years were also noteworthy.

Bodh Gaya serial blasts

A Buddhist monk injured in the Budh Gaya serial blasts being taken for treatment.

Narendra Modi's interview controversy rocks Indian politics

A massive controversy broke out over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's remarks made during an interview to Reuters.



Assam floods

Two men search for dry land in the flood-hit Assam.



Malala's awe-inspiring speech at UN

Sixteen-year-old crusader from Pakistan Malala Yousufzai addresses the UN on July 12, on the occasion of Malala Day.

Supreme Court's move to clean up Indian political system

The Supreme Court has sought a ban on convicted legislators, both at the states and Centre, from holding office.



Wimbledon champions this year

Wimbledon men's singles champion Andy Murray and and women's singles champion Marion Bartoli pose with their trophies. Murray became the first British male to win the coveted trophy after 77 years. Bartoli, on the other hand, won her first title after reaching the Wimbledon finals for the first time since 2007.

Pakistan couldn't trace Osama bin Laden for 9 years!

A recent report said that the Pakistani authorities failed to trace slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was hiding in the country, for over nine years. He was shot by US forces in May 2011.



Rath Yatra

Three chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra during the Rath Yatra celebrations in Puri.

Egypt fire refuses to die down

Supporters of the ousted Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi, hold a gigantic national flag during a demonstration in Nasr city in Cairo.

Asiana Airlines flight crash landing

Passengers of the ill-fated Asiana Airlines flight 214 being treated on the tarmac after the plane crashed on landing at the San Francisco International Airport. Two passengers were killed. It was said that technology prevented the number of casualties from going up.

Kerala CM faces the heat over solar scam

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has drawn flak from the opponents over the solar scam.



Congress yet to make a call on Telangana

Telangana students put up a silent protest outside the prime minister's residence in New Delhi.

Hrithik Roshan undergoes brain surgery

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan greets his fans after he got discharged from the hospital in Mumbai following a brain surgery.

Monsoon active across the nation

Dark clouds hover over the Taj Mahal in Agra.

Ramadan celebrations

Namaaz is being offered in Kolkata.

Elephant electrocuted in Assam

The carcass of the wild elephant, which was electrocuted in flood-hit Assam.

Hotel collapses oin Secunderabad

Sixteen people were killed after a hotel collapsed in Secunderabad near Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh.

Yet another trophy in MSD's bag

India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy Virat Kohli with the Celkon Cup trophy in Port-of-Spain in the West Indies. India beat Sri Lanka by 1 wicket in the final of the tri-nation tournament which also featured the hosts.

Actor pran passed away in Mumbai

Dadasaheb Phalke Awardee veteran actor pran passed away in Mumbai on Friday.

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