India this week
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and fire brigade personnel look for survivors trapped in the debris after part of a residential building collapsed following heavy rains in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer salutes the coffin containing the body of a CRPF member who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), before his cremation at a crematorium in Srinagar July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) tends to a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, in New Delhi, India July 17, 2020....more
A boy prepares to jump from a fallen coconut tree into a lake on a hot summer day, amidst the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kolkata, India, July 19, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Actors wearing protective masks perform as they rehearse for "This Valley of Death is Not My Country" play at the Bidhan Auditorium, after authorities eased lockdown restrictions that were imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease...more
A man works on an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the diety of prosperity, before the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, July 19, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
People wearing protective masks walk in front of a hoarding of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan wishing him a speedy recovery, as he and members of his family were tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India, July 19, 2020....more
A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a swab sample from a person during a check up campaign for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
One-horned rhinos move to higher grounds in the flood-affected area of Kaziranga National Park in Nagaon district, in Assam, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
A worker cleans the seats during a routine cleaning of Navina cinema hall that was closed following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Devotees wearing personal protective equipment pray around the pyre as they perform last rites of Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, head priest of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),...more
Forest officials carry a tranquilized tiger after it strayed from Kaziranga National Park and took shelter in a house at Baghmari village in Nagaon district, Assam, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
A man carries an elderly woman as they cross a waterlogged street during heavy rainfall in Mumbai, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
A worker carries fans to install them beside beds at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) care centre for patients inside a commercial building, amidst the spread of the disease, in Kolkata, July 14, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Artists create paintings depicting Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek Bachchan, his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and his granddaughter Aaradhya, after they tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai,...more
People wearing protective masks walk past a mural of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, after he and other members of his family tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, July 13, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
A boy reacts as a healthcare worker takes a swab from him for a rapid antigen test to tackle the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a check-up point on a national highway in Ahmedabad, July 13, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
No air-kissing, a safely distanced front row and face masks were de rigueur as Dolce & Gabbana and Etro held the first physical fashion shows of the COVID-19...
Top pictures of the week from India
People around the world adapt to a new normal of staying at home, social distancing and masks during the coronavirus pandemic.
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