In pics: The week that was

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Bangalore, Aug 24: OneIndia brings some of the highlights of the week between August 18 to August 24.

Indian Badminton League continues in a full swing. The Gujarat government suspended the top P P Pandey who is convicted in Ishrat Jahan's fake enconter case. The world record sprinter Usian Bolt creating a history at World Athletic Champiuosnhips in Russia. The Alleged LeT terrorist was arrested by the Delhi police and many terrorist links revealed with the arrest of Abdul Karim Tunda. The prestigious Karnataka bypolls saw two Congress leaders emerging as the winners, boosting the Congress hold in south-Karnataka. The former Pak Army General Parvez Musharraf indicted into the charges of late PM Benazir Bhutto's murder and the Syrian government killing thousands of people in a chemical nerve gas attack and many more attracting news in the pics.

Indian Badminton league

Saina Nehwal continued her winning momentum for Hyderabad Hotshots in Indian Badminton league.

Ishrat Jahan's fake encounter case

The Gujarat government suspended the top cop P P Pandey who is convicted in Ishrat Jahan's fake encounter case in June 2004.

Syed Karim Tunda arrested by the Delhi police

Alleged LeT terrorist Syed Karim Tunda who as arrested by the Delhi police reveals more information that he was in touch with the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and also revealed he introduced Dawood to Haffez Saeed.

In Egypt

The Egypt outrage continues, more than hundred pro-Morsi protesters killed and Muslim Brotherhood leaders were arrested.

I-day celebrations in New York

This year I-day celebrations in New York witnessed actress Vidya Balan and Social activist Anna Hazare.

World Athletic Championships

The world record holder sprinter Usian Bolt created another history, winning 100m, 200m and 4X100m relay he joined the Carl Lewis's club by winning 8 medals in the World Athletic Championships.



In Mumbai

The Indian Submarine sank at the Naval dockyard in Mumbai, after a series of explosions. The vessel had 18 personnel on board at the time.

In Pakistan

A Pakistani court indicted former Pakistan president Parvez Musharraf over the murder of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in a gun and suicide attack in 2007.

In New Delhi

India pays tribute to the youngest prime minister of the country Rajiv Gandhi and the day is also celebrated as "Sadbhavan diwas" across the country.

In Lok Sabha

Three bills were introduced in Lok Sabha in the monsoon session amid uproar with members from Left parties trooping into the Well to protest against rising prices of onion while other members raised the Telangana issue.



In Pune

The anti-superstition activist and rationalist Narendra Dhabholkar was shot dead by two motorcycle borne unidentified assailants, many parties and communities protest over the killing.

Karnataka bypolls

Karnataka bypolls to the two vacant seats Bangalore (Rural) and Mandya saw a lowest turn-out and the Congress party winning both the constituency with a huge margin against JD(S).



Jammu and Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir police lifted the curfew from Kishtwar region after 12 days of shutdown which resulted in killing of one youth and injuring many.

Asaram Bapu booked by the Delhi Police

The self-proclaimed godman Asaram Bapu booked by the Delhi Police after an FIR was lodged against him, accusing him of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

In Syria

More than thousand people killed on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria due to chemical weapons' attack launched against the activists said rockets with toxic agents were launched at the suburbs of the Ghouta region as part of a major bombardment on rebel forces.

Raksha Bandhan

People celebrated Raksha Bandhan across the country.

In Mumbai

A 22-year-old photojournalist was gangraped by five people at the Shakti Mills compound in Lower Parel, which triggered outrage in the parliament and Congress faced a trouble over the security of Women in the country.Two people have been arrested.

In Vishakapatanam, Andhra Pradesh

A major fire broke out at the state-owned HPCL refinery-cum-petrochemical complex in Vishakapatanam, Andhra Pradesh, killing eleven person and injuring more than 35 people.



In Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh state bifurcation protests continues as, YSR Congress Party leader Y S Vijayamma wife of late AP chief minister Y S Rajashekar Reddy go on indefinite hunger strike.

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