Edition:
India
Pictures | Wed Jan 8, 2014 | 1:45pm IST

Flying Sparks

<p>A worker uses a welding torch to weld an iron machine at the construction site of a flyover in New Delhi January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

A worker uses a welding torch to weld an iron machine at the construction site of a flyover in New Delhi January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A worker uses a welding torch to weld an iron machine at the construction site of a flyover in New Delhi January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Close
1 / 18
<p>Labourers work inside an iron factory on the outskirts of Jammu November 12, 2012. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

Labourers work inside an iron factory on the outskirts of Jammu November 12, 2012. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Labourers work inside an iron factory on the outskirts of Jammu November 12, 2012. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Close
2 / 18
<p>A labourer works inside a second-hand automobile parts market in Kolkata January 7, 2011. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri</p>

A labourer works inside a second-hand automobile parts market in Kolkata January 7, 2011. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A labourer works inside a second-hand automobile parts market in Kolkata January 7, 2011. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Close
3 / 18
<p>A labourer works inside an iron factory on the outskirts of Jammu August 30, 2013.  REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

A labourer works inside an iron factory on the outskirts of Jammu August 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A labourer works inside an iron factory on the outskirts of Jammu August 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Close
4 / 18
<p>An employee works inside a metal workshop in Kolkata January 3, 2011. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri</p>

An employee works inside a metal workshop in Kolkata January 3, 2011. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An employee works inside a metal workshop in Kolkata January 3, 2011. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Close
5 / 18
<p>A worker uses an angle grinder at a small steel workshop in Mumbai March 12, 2010. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe</p>

A worker uses an angle grinder at a small steel workshop in Mumbai March 12, 2010. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

A worker uses an angle grinder at a small steel workshop in Mumbai March 12, 2010. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

Close
6 / 18
<p>A labourer works inside a steel factory on the outskirts of Jammu January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

A labourer works inside a steel factory on the outskirts of Jammu January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A labourer works inside a steel factory on the outskirts of Jammu January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Close
7 / 18
<p>A labourer works outside an aluminium smelting factory in Mumbai March 12, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

A labourer works outside an aluminium smelting factory in Mumbai March 12, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A labourer works outside an aluminium smelting factory in Mumbai March 12, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Close
8 / 18
<p>A worker cuts an iron rod inside a steel factory in Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi October 12, 2011. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma</p>

A worker cuts an iron rod inside a steel factory in Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi October 12, 2011. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

A worker cuts an iron rod inside a steel factory in Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi October 12, 2011. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

Close
9 / 18
<p>A worker cuts steel bars inside a factory on the outskirts of Hyderabad August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder</p>

A worker cuts steel bars inside a factory on the outskirts of Hyderabad August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

A worker cuts steel bars inside a factory on the outskirts of Hyderabad August 12, 2011. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

Close
10 / 18
<p>A man sharpens a pair of scissors inside his workshop in New Delhi July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma</p>

A man sharpens a pair of scissors inside his workshop in New Delhi July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

A man sharpens a pair of scissors inside his workshop in New Delhi July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

Close
11 / 18
<p>An employee works inside a steel rerolling mill at Chitra industrial area, on the outskirts of Bhavnagar town, in Gujarat May 28, 2011.REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

An employee works inside a steel rerolling mill at Chitra industrial area, on the outskirts of Bhavnagar town, in Gujarat May 28, 2011.REUTERS/Amit Dave

An employee works inside a steel rerolling mill at Chitra industrial area, on the outskirts of Bhavnagar town, in Gujarat May 28, 2011.REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
12 / 18
<p>Employees work inside a steel factory in Ahmedabad November 24, 2010. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Employees work inside a steel factory in Ahmedabad November 24, 2010. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Employees work inside a steel factory in Ahmedabad November 24, 2010. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
13 / 18
<p>A worker uses a gas cutter at a metal workshop in Mumbai December 1, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

A worker uses a gas cutter at a metal workshop in Mumbai December 1, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A worker uses a gas cutter at a metal workshop in Mumbai December 1, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Close
14 / 18
<p>An employee works inside a plant of General Motors India Ltd. at Halol, about 150  east from Ahmedabad August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

An employee works inside a plant of General Motors India Ltd. at Halol, about 150 east from Ahmedabad August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An employee works inside a plant of General Motors India Ltd. at Halol, about 150 east from Ahmedabad August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
15 / 18
<p>An Indian worker uses an angle grinder at a small steel workshop in Mumbai December 12, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta</p>

An Indian worker uses an angle grinder at a small steel workshop in Mumbai December 12, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

An Indian worker uses an angle grinder at a small steel workshop in Mumbai December 12, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

Close
16 / 18
<p>Labourers work inside a steel factory on the outskirts of Agartala March 28, 2007. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey</p>

Labourers work inside a steel factory on the outskirts of Agartala March 28, 2007. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Labourers work inside a steel factory on the outskirts of Agartala March 28, 2007. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Close
17 / 18
<p>Labourers work inside a steel factory on the outskirts of Agartala July 26, 2006.  REUTERS/Jayanta Dey</p>

Labourers work inside a steel factory on the outskirts of Agartala July 26, 2006. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Labourers work inside a steel factory on the outskirts of Agartala July 26, 2006. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Close
18 / 18

Next Slideshows

Pictures of the Year: Space

Our top space images from the past year.

08 Jan 2014

Displaced in South Sudan

15,000 are sheltered in a U.N. camp after fleeing homes due to fighting.

07 Jan 2014

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

Snow sculptures, ice hotels, and skinny dips abound at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China.

07 Jan 2014

Foggy Winter

Fog envelops parts of India during the winter season.

07 Jan 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Action Putin

Action Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes on physical pursuits in his downtime.

Plucked from the Mediterranean

Plucked from the Mediterranean

About 400 migrants onboard a drifting overcrowded wooden boat are rescued from the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast.

Brutal street battle for Mosul

Brutal street battle for Mosul

Iraqi forces enter Mosul's Old City as Islamic State militants put up fierce resistance from the close-packed houses and narrow streets.

Russia's kid cadets

Russia's kid cadets

Inside the General Yermolov Cadet School, which teaches military skills in addition to regular middle school lessons.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Cyclone Debbie strikes northeast Australia

Cyclone Debbie strikes northeast Australia

Cyclone Debbie rips a trail of destruction through northeast Australia, as howling winds, heavy rain and huge seas leave tens of thousands of homes without power.

First 100 days of Trump

First 100 days of Trump

Major moments from the first days of the Trump administration.

Helping amputee animals walk again

Helping amputee animals walk again

From a miniature pony to goats, and dogs to elephants, Derrick Campana fashions prosthetics to help animals walk again.

China from above

China from above

A bird's eye view of the most populous country.

Newer Slideshows Older Slideshows

Trending Collections

Pictures