In pics: The week that was

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Bangalore, Sept 14: This week witnessed some very important and crucial judgements. OneIndia brings to you all the events from September 8 to September 14 in pictures.

1. Tokyo won the vote to host the Olympic games in 2020

2. Muzaffarnagar comes to a boil as communal clashes took place.

3. Delhi gangrape verdict is out, accused given death penalty.

4. Narendra Modi is named as the PM candidate for BJP.

5. 9/11 observances planned.

6. Death of a student on Kolkata enrages public.

7. Anna Hazare threatens to launch fast and many more.

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic games

Tokyo Saturday won the right to host the 2020 Olympic Games, beating Istanbul in the second round of voting here.



10 killed in Muzaffarnagar clashes, curfew imposed

At least 10 person, including a local TV channel reporter, were killed and many other injured in the fresh communal violence between members of two communities in Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, after which indefinite curfew was imposed and the army deployed to help and maintain law an order.



Curfew continues in Kashmir's Shopian town

Curfew continued for the third day Monday in Shopian town of Jammu and Kashmir, where four people were killed by security forces Saturday, authorities said.



IPL spot fixing scandal: Chandila, two others get bail

Suspended cricketer Ajit Chandila and two others, arrested for their alleged involvement in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, were today granted bail by a Delhi court which said there were some "missing links" in the prosecution's case.



Delhi gangrape verdict out; All 4 men convicted for rape and murder

Almost ten months after the gangrape and brutal assault assault of "Nirbhaya", in a moving bus in Delhi, the verdict is finally out.



Indian shooter Rajyavardhan Rathore joins BJP

Indian shooter and 2004 Olympic medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).



Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri in Booker shortlist

Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri has made it to this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist for her new fiction 'The Lowland', an intimate portrayal of two brothers set in Kolkata of the 1960s.



Uttarakhand: 86 days after havoc, prayers resume at Kedarnath Temple

The deathly silence brooding over Kedarnath since the June calamity hit Uttarakhand broke early this morning by the chanting of Vedic hymns as prayers resumed at the Himalayan shrine, 86 days after ravaging floods left over 400 people dead in the Kedar valley.



Yasin Bhatkal played key role Chinnaswamy Stadium blasts during IPL

During his interrogation by multiple agencies over the last 10 days, Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Yasin Bhatkal, has admitted to have played a central role in the April 17, 2010, blasts at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.



Families to remember 9/11 victims, mark anniversary with silence

It has become a ritual for many Americans, who lost their friends and relatives, in the September 11 attacks, to come to the site of the World Trade Centre and observe silence at 8.46 am every year.



Rahul tries to woo the poor, says need to think of their benefit

"Eat full roti, work 100 days and vote for Congress," said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi as he addressed a rally here on Wednesday.



Girl dies being troubled by seniors; Police lathi charges protestors

Police lathi charged on angry protestors while they were rampaging the campus and classrooms of Christ Church School on the outskirts of Kolkata on Thursday after the death of a student on Wednesday, just few days after she was allegedly harassed by her seniors, reported India Today.



Nirbhaya case: Rapists, even she pleaded for life!

Perhaps now the rapists in the Delhi gangrape case know what pleading for life and being denied mercy is.



Anna Hazare threatens to fast if Lokpal Bill is not passed

After missing in action for a while, activist Anna Hazare on Thursday threatened to launch another fast if immediate action is not taken to pass the anti- corruption bill.



Narendra Modi declared BJP's PM candidate for 2014 elections

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Friday, Sept 13 officially declared Narendra Modi as party's Prime Ministerial (PM) candidate for upcoming election which is expected to be held in 2014.



14 Maoists killed in Odisha gun battle

At least 14 Maoists were killed in a fierce gun battle with police in Odisha's Malkangiri district Saturday, an official said.



Sushma Swaraj : No one is upset, party not divided

A day after the BJP made the big announcement, efforts were on from senior BJP leaders to pacify LK Advani, who had missed the party meeting on Friday.



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