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In pics: Events around the world on Aug 8

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Bangalore, Aug 8: OneIndia brings the events across the world on August 8.

Millions of Muslims across globe are gearing up to celebrate Ramzan ( Eid al-Fitr) the month of fasting, on Thursday comes an end with sunrise prayers followed by feasts, wishes pours from across the globe. As India pays tribute to the legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore on his 72nd death anniversary. Football action from the Guinness International Champions Cup after Real Madrid defeated Chelsea 3-1. A daring swimming stunt by Jim Dreye as he arrives at Belle Isle after swimming for 51-hours.

In Dhaka

In Dhaka

Bangladeshi Muslims make space for themselves on the roof of an overcrowded train to head home ahead of Eid al-Fitr as others wait at a railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.

In Miami

In Miami

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, left, gestures toward goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who holds the Guinness International Champions Cup after Real Madrid defeated Chelsea 3-1 in a soccer match, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

In Detroit

In Detroit

Jim Dreyer, a long-distance swimmer, arrives at Belle Isle in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. Dreyer took off from the Clinton River Boat Club in Clay Township, Mich., on Monday to swim 22 miles across Lake St.

In New Delhi

In New Delhi

DMK members holding a protest against Sri Lanka at Parliament House in New Delhi on Thursday during ongoing monsoon session.

In Ramallah

In Ramallah

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah attend prayers for Eid al-Fitr in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Aug.

In Srinagar

In Srinagar

Muslims shop at a market on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr festival in Srinagar on Thursday.

In Kolkata

In Kolkata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to the legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore.

In Moradabad

In Moradabad

Muslim women holding a placard that reads 'Eid Mubarak' in Moradabad on Thursday.

Finally from OneIndia "EID MUBARAK" to one and all.

Story first published: Thursday, August 8, 2013, 17:43 [IST]
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