A cricket match against China at the Guanggong cricket stadium in Guangzhou at the 16th Asian Games on November 15, 2010.
Chhat festival is dedicated to Lord Surya (Sun), Agni (fire) and Lord Kartikeya or Muruga.
The Asia Society and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Task Force report, Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia, was the focus of the Ministerial Roundtable Meeting on Rice at the Third International Rice Congress in Hanoi, Vietnam on November 9.
A mask seller stands outside as Caton tower illuminates during a light show rehersal for the opening ceremony for the 16th Asian Games, in Guangzhou on November 10, 2010.
The versatile writer and editor tours behind his major new compilation of writing from the Islamic world.
Around 2500 farmers, in eight provinces, work on saffron farms for export mostly to India and some European countries.
An Indian Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) at the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 5, 2010.
Mounted Kyrgyz men play the traditional Central Asian sport Buzkashi or Kok-boru or Oglak Tartis ('goat grabbing'), in Bishkek on November 4, 2010.
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