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Today in Pics: November 8,2013

Sheikh Jaber

India today urged Kuwait to support its efforts for early conclusion of talks for the proposed free trade agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Kuwait Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah during a ceremonial reception at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday. (IE Photo: Praveen Jain)

Kuwait PM

India is pursuing a free trade pact with the GCC,which is its third largest trading partner. The council is a customs union comprising Bahrain,Kuwait,Oman,Qatar,Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
Kuwait PM Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah with PM Manmohan Singh at a ceremonial reception at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday. (IE Photo: Praveen Jain)

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The Prince of Wales with wife Camilla Parker Bowles arrive at the Air Force Station in New Delhi on Friday. (IE Photo: Prem Nath Pandey)

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The Prince of Wales,who along with his wife Camilla Parker Bowles began his nine-day India visit from Uttarakhand yesterday,gave the advice to representatives of NGOs who met him at the Indian Military Academy here on the sidelines of a function held in the royal couple's honour at the institute.
The Prince of Wales with wife Camilla Parker Bowles arrive at the Air Force Station in New Delhi on Friday. (IE Photo: Prem Nath Pandey)

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Trouble continue to ensue for self-styled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai as the latter's ashram in Virar (on the outskirts of Mumbai) was demolished by the authorities. (IE Photo: Sachin Halde)

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The Vasai-Virar municipal corporation has alleged that the ashram has been built illegally on 10 acres of land. The piece of land valued at crores of rupees was located at Virar. (IE Photo: Sachin Halde)

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The Assistant Municipal Commissioner of the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation,Sudhakar Sankhe said that they began the demolition after issuing a notice to Narayan,who did not bother to respond. (IE Photo: Sachin Halde)

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This is the second time that the corporation is undertaking the demolition as three to four years back the structure was demolished by the local tehsildar but an unperturbed Narayan Sai rebuilt the structure. (IE Photo: Sachin Halde)

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Meanwhile,Narayan remains absconding even as a non-bailable warrant has been issued against him in connection with a sexual assault case in Gujarat. (IE Photo: Sachin Halde)

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The MIG Cricket Club in suburban Bandra will pay a tribute to retiring batting great Sachin Tendulkar by naming the pavilion,including the dressing room,after him. "We have decided to name the pavilion as Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar Pavilion. We spoke to him around six to eight months back and he acknowledged it," MIG Cricket Club secretary Ashish Patankar said. Sachin Tendulkar painting – 12 ft x 20 ft at MIG club,Bandra,Mumbai. (IE photo: Vasant Prabhu)

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Tendulkar,who is set to retire after the November 14-18 India-West Indies second Test at the Wankhede Stadium which would also mark his 200th game,had practiced often at this ground during his formative years. (IE photo: Vasant Prabhu)

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Patankar said the pavilion would be inaugurated by the batting great after the conclusion of the Test series against the West Indies and the event will be open to the public. (IE photo: Vasant Prabhu)