75 years after liberation, site of Auschwitz's concentration camps opens doors to survivor families
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75 years after liberation, site of Auschwitz's concentration camps opens doors to survivor families

On 27 January 1945, the Soviet Red Army liberated the Auschwitz death camp in German-occupied Poland. To mark its 75 years, many survivors from across the world were scheduled to travel to this site for official anniversary commemorations.

Republic Day Parade 2020: India shows off military prowess, cultural diversity; Chinook, Apache choppers, women stunt bikers and more
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Republic Day Parade 2020: India shows off military prowess, cultural diversity; Chinook, Apache choppers, women stunt bikers and more

It was a first at the Republic Day parade 2020 for many - a contingent of Chinook and Apache helicopters, a tri-service formation of three Advanced Light Helicopters and motorcycle stunts by women bikers from the CRPF.

India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli and Co win first T20I by six wickets, take 1-0 lead in five-match series
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India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli and Co win first T20I by six wickets, take 1-0 lead in five-match series

Here are the key moments from the first T20I of the five-match series between India and New Zealand

Umang 2020: SRK, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas take to the stage for Mumbai Police's annual cultural festival
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Umang 2020: SRK, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas take to the stage for Mumbai Police's annual cultural festival

Umang 2020 was also attended by Maharashtra's Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, his son Aditya Thackeray and wife, Rashmi Thackeray

From Gandhi's newsletter to calendar dedicated to Bose, collectibles from Indian freedom struggle to be auctioned online
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From Gandhi's newsletter to calendar dedicated to Bose, collectibles from Indian freedom struggle to be auctioned online

The auction has a range of books authored by Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhas Chandra Bose, Hugh Toye amongst well-known editors like Pyarelal, Amal Home and Bankim Chandra Sen.

Dal Lake freezes over as Jammu and Kashmir receives fresh heavy snowfall; flights to and from Srinagar disrupted
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Dal Lake freezes over as Jammu and Kashmir receives fresh heavy snowfall; flights to and from Srinagar disrupted

While fresh snowfall brought relief from intense cold to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir, it also disrupted normal life was disrupted

At the Gangasagar Mela, devotees jostle with sadhus for space, brave freezing waters for holy dip
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At the Gangasagar Mela, devotees jostle with sadhus for space, brave freezing waters for holy dip

Every year, on the day of Makar Sankranti, when the sun makes a transition from Sagittarius to Capricorn, hundreds of thousands of Hindus make the pilgrimage to the Sagar Island to take a holy dip in the river Ganga and offer prayers at the Kapil Muni Temple.

NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space
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NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space

These images are the lesser-known images captured by the NASA/ESA collaborative telescope.

Australia bushfires: Authorities steer massive evacuation drives; over 200 blazes reported in New South Wales, Victoria
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Australia bushfires: Authorities steer massive evacuation drives; over 200 blazes reported in New South Wales, Victoria

Firefighters hosing down embers to secure nearby houses from bushfires near the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales

Jakarta floods on New Year's Day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Indonesian capital
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Jakarta floods on New Year's Day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Indonesian capital

The heavy rain that occurs more than 15 hours since 31 December causing massive floods in Capital Jakarta and some regions around and force a thousand residents to flee

India rings in 2020 with revelry and anti-CAA protests in Delhi, Chennai; thousands of police personnel deployed across country
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India rings in 2020 with revelry and anti-CAA protests in Delhi, Chennai; thousands of police personnel deployed across country

People across the country welcomed the New Year with night-long parties, light shows and fireworks, while police maintained a tight vigil, deploying drone cameras and taking action against hundreds for traffic violations including drunk driving and disorderly conduct. PTI

A decade from space: 13 images that show natural, technological and political changes on Earth
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A decade from space: 13 images that show natural, technological and political changes on Earth

Maxar Tech, satellite imagery company, released images of some of the biggest events of the decade.

Cold wave grips north India; flights, trains delayed in Delhi, parts of Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir witness sub-zero temperatures
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Cold wave grips north India; flights, trains delayed in Delhi, parts of Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir witness sub-zero temperatures

Delhi continued to reel under a severe cold wave on Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 3.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above Saturday's minimum temperature. Meanwhile, temperatures dipped below zero degrees Celsius in parts of Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir

Rare annular solar eclipse captured in stunning images by astronomers, photographers and enthusiasts
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Rare annular solar eclipse captured in stunning images by astronomers, photographers and enthusiasts

The captivating eclipse drew thousands of students, astronomers and photographers, what with being visible across India as a partial or annular eclipse.

Christmas 2019: Pope Francis leads mass at Vatican's St Peter's Basilica; festivities kick off around the world
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Christmas 2019: Pope Francis leads mass at Vatican's St Peter's Basilica; festivities kick off around the world

The last event to interrupt Christmas Mass at Notre Dame was the French Revolution, according to Karine Dalle, a spokeswoman for the Diocese of Paris.

Climate change and activism through 2019: Powerful images that defined the year in 'climate emergency'
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Climate change and activism through 2019: Powerful images that defined the year in 'climate emergency'

A multibillion-tree planting drive, a fascinating ocean plastic cleanup mission and 11 other images that show global climate action and inaction from the year.

Anti-CAA protests at Jama Masjid: Thousands take to streets post afternoon prayers with Tricolour, read out Preamble to Constitution
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Anti-CAA protests at Jama Masjid: Thousands take to streets post afternoon prayers with Tricolour, read out Preamble to Constitution

Carrying tricolour and 'Save Constitution' banners, thousands of people rallied in the national capital

At Mumbai's anti-CAA protests, a peaceful display of solidarity, unity, and civil engagement
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At Mumbai's anti-CAA protests, a peaceful display of solidarity, unity, and civil engagement

Thousands of Mumbaikars came together extending their support to the students protesting against the CAA across the country.

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Thousands take to streets across country; clashes reported in UP, Karnataka
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Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Thousands take to streets across country; clashes reported in UP, Karnataka

Simultaneous protests raged in multiple cities on Thursday with thousands-strong crowds of students, activists and others defying prohibitory orders to voice their dissent against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Zoya Akhtar, Konkona Sensharma, Jackie Shroff, Rasika Dugal attend Critics' Choice Shorts and Series Awards
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Zoya Akhtar, Konkona Sensharma, Jackie Shroff, Rasika Dugal attend Critics' Choice Shorts and Series Awards

Zoya Akhtar's Amazon Prime Video series Made in Heaven won an inaugural award for diversity and inclusivity.