On the eve of newly-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to the United States, a series of positive signals indicate Tehran is readying itself to engage in diplomacy aimed at reducing tensions with Washington.
Chowpatty Beach at low tide after the Ganpati Visarjan (immersion) festival in Mumbai. The festival celebrates Lord Ganesh as the deity of prosperity and remover of obstacles. On the tenth day, the idol of Lord Ganesh is transported with singing and dancing and immersed in the sea. (Bunty Chand)
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