News in pictures: Best photos of the day

  • VIBRANT TRADITIONAL MARTIAL ARTS! Members of Kalarigurukulam- Bangalore practice at Rajiv Gandhi indore stadium before National Kalaripayattu Championship that took off in Kochi. (EPS)
  • MACHINE HELP FOR LORDS' CHARIOT! Servitors of the Biswakarma clan drill hole using a machine in one of the wheels for chariots on the grand road in Puri. (EPS)
  • NATURAL COOLER! Workers dry Ramacham mats on Musi riverbed before being sold in the market in Hyderabad. (A Radhakrishna | EPS)
  • DIGGING DEEP! Metro rail works being carried out inside a deep trench dug up near the police control room in Hyderabad. (A Suresh Kumar | EPS)
  • DAMAGE CONTROL! Fire personnel remove trees and poles uprooted by thunderstorm that lashed Bhubaneswar from a road on Monday. (EPS)