Edition:
India
Pictures | Sun Jan 12, 2014 | 6:30pm IST

International Kite Festival

<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's chief minister, flies a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's chief minister, flies a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's chief minister, flies a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
1 / 11
<p>Narendra Modi (C) reacts while flying a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Narendra Modi (C) reacts while flying a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Narendra Modi (C) reacts while flying a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
2 / 11
<p>Narendra Modi flies a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Narendra Modi flies a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Narendra Modi flies a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
3 / 11
<p>Narendra Modi holds a bunch of balloons during the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Narendra Modi holds a bunch of balloons during the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Narendra Modi holds a bunch of balloons during the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
4 / 11
<p>Narendra Modi waves as he flies a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Narendra Modi waves as he flies a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Narendra Modi waves as he flies a kite at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
5 / 11
<p>School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
6 / 11
<p>School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
7 / 11
<p>Folk dancers wearing traditional attire perform at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Folk dancers wearing traditional attire perform at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Folk dancers wearing traditional attire perform at the international kite festival in Ahmedabad January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Close
8 / 11
<p>A Malaysian participant holds a kite with a tiger image before flying it during the International Kite festival in Mumbai January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

A Malaysian participant holds a kite with a tiger image before flying it during the International Kite festival in Mumbai January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Malaysian participant holds a kite with a tiger image before flying it during the International Kite festival in Mumbai January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Close
9 / 11
<p>A participant flies a tiger shaped kite during the International Kite Festival in Mumbai January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

A participant flies a tiger shaped kite during the International Kite Festival in Mumbai January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A participant flies a tiger shaped kite during the International Kite Festival in Mumbai January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Close
10 / 11
<p>Women make kites outside their houses ahead of Makar Sankranti in Ahmedabad December 26, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files</p>

Women make kites outside their houses ahead of Makar Sankranti in Ahmedabad December 26, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files

Women make kites outside their houses ahead of Makar Sankranti in Ahmedabad December 26, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files

Close
11 / 11

Next Slideshows

India this week

Some of our best pictures from this week.

12 Jan 2014

Ariel Sharon: 1928 - 2014

Images from the life of Ariel Sharon.

11 Jan 2014

Terminal 2 at Mumbai airport

A sneak peek at the newly inaugurated Terminal 2 building of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.

11 Jan 2014

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

11 Jan 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Mourning for Manchester

Mourning for Manchester

Makeshift memorials and tributes to victims of the deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

Best of Cannes

Best of Cannes

Highlights from the 70th Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera.

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

Taiwan's constitutional court declares that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia.

President Trump's first foreign trip

President Trump's first foreign trip

Donald Trump, on his first overseas trip as president, is on a nine-day journey through the Middle East and Europe.

Becoming American

Becoming American

Emotions run high as immigrants are sworn in as new U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Editors Choice Pictures

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

The art of flowers

The art of flowers

Blooms on display at the Chelsea Flower Show in London.

Two gay men publicly caned in Indonesia

Two gay men publicly caned in Indonesia

Indonesia religious police publicly cane two men for having gay sex.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast