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TRADITION

A pregnant woman decorates her hair with coins as part of prevalent tradition in her the community, in Hubli.

FRIENDS AT UNIVERSITY AND NOW COLLEAGUES

MINISTER OF STATE EXTERNAL AFFAIRS SASHI THAROOR ALONG WITH SECRETARY EXTERNAL AFFAIRS SHIVA SANKAR MENON.

MANNADE AT HIS MUSEUM

MARKET ON RAMPAGE

The stock markets broke all records on 18th May, 2009. Driven by the pro-UPA mandate in the polls and rallied by an unprecedented 2,111-points in just a minute of trading, forcing authorities to suspend business for the day. Eager buyers were left gaping and the day was over even before they could formulate their thoughts of a buy order in a frenzied market that witnessed an appreciation of Rs 6.5 lakh crore in market capitalisation as the BSE-Sensex surged to 14,284.21 points. Trading was first halted at 0955 hrs for two hours and subsequently for the day within 30 seconds of commencement each time because of buying frenzy, a sentiment that was in sharp contrast to a panic selling-driven halt in trading around the same time in 2004 days before UPA came to office.The story was no different at the National Stock Exchange, where a minute of trading in two sessions saw prices breaching all records of a single day jump, although transactions were limited. NSE's Nifty closed the day hi…

PRESIDENT IN REWA

THREESOME

Former RBI Governor, C Rangarajan with Former RBI Governor, Dr YV Reddy and Ex RBI Governor, Bimal Jalan at the release of Reddy's book titled "India and Global Financial Crisis:Managing Money and Finance" in New Delhi.

CHIRU AFTER ELECTION

ANOTHER KIND OF PROTEST

School children staging a simulated begging programme during a protest against school fee hike in Allahabad.

POLAR BEARS

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL PHOTO?

PRESIDENT IN INFOSYS

BALA VATUVULU

OIL GRAPH

RELIEF FROM HEAT

MANOJ KUMAR WITH PHALKE AWARD

Veteran Bollywood actor-director Manoj Kumar shows his Phalke Golden Singer Award after receiving it from actress Sridevi Kapoor on the occasion of 140th birth anniversay of Dadasaheb Phalke, in Mumbai on 4th May 2009.

NATURE

ONCE KING NOW NOTHING

MOTHER'S LOVE