The week in photos: vaccine shortage, migrants flee, mangoes
A snapshot of events across India and the world from the week gone by
11.04.2021 | 07:30 AM IST
A notice about the shortage of covid 19 vaccine supplies at a vaccination centre in Mumbai on April 9. The Maharashtra government has accused the Centre of not providing enough vaccines for the state which has the highest number of covid19 cases in the second wave of the ongoing pandemic.
(REUTERS | Francis Mascarenhas)
Migrants on board a train from Mumbai to Varanasi at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai, India, on Friday, April 9. The Maharashtra government introduced additional restrictions and a lockdown on weekends, prompting an exodus of migrant labour back to their hometowns.
(Satish Bate | Hindustan Times)
Security force personnel carry the body of their colleague after an attack by Maoist fighters in Bijapur in Chhattisgarh on April 4. In an incident that has raised questions of an intelligence failure, 23 security personnel were killed and 33 injured in one of the deadliest Maoist ambushes earlier this week.
An Indian laborer carries mangoes at a fruit market in Hyderabad on April 8. The world's largest mango producer, India's volumes accounted for around 21 million metric tons in the fiscal year 2020.
(AP Photo | Mahesh Kumar A.)
Forest workers try to extinguish the fire in the forests of Tehri district, Uttarakhand, on 4 April. According to the state forest department, there have been 989 instances of fire between October 1 last year and April 4, destroying around 1,297.43 hectares of forests.
Reigning Mrs World Caroline Jurie forcibly removes the Mrs Sri Lanka winner Pushpika De Silva's crown claiming that she was ineligible because she was divorced. De Silva needed hospital treatment after the incident. Julie was subsequently arrested for assault.
(REUTERS | Gimhana Pathirana)
An image of Britain's Prince Philip is displayed in a giant screen prior the international friendly women's soccer match between France and England at a stadium in Caen, France. Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died on April 9.
(AP Photo | David Vincent)