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Tuesday, 27th August , 2019 03:53 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates P.V. Sindhu for her win in the badminton World Championships during a meeting, in New Delhi. Sindhu became the first Indian to win the badminton World Championships by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final in Basel on Aug 25, 2019.
1.50 p.m. | King Maha Vajiralongkorn with Major General Sineenatra Wongvajirabhakdi, the royal noble consort. She was bestowed the title of Chao Khun Phra Sineenatra Bilasakalayani by King Maha Vajiralongkorn during a ceremony in late July.
1 p.m. | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens to reporters’ questions during a press conference in Hong Kong on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Lam says she has met with a group of young people about ongoing pro-democracy protests, but she showed no sign of budging on any of the protesters' demands.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, arrives at Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Najib faces a total 42 charges of corruption, abuse of power and money laundering in five separate criminal cases brought since his shocking election defeat last year. Najib denies wrongdoing and accuses the new government under Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of seeking political vengeance.
10:45 a.m. | World Champion P.V. Sindhu gestures as she leaves Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju's residence, in New Delhi on Aug 27, 2019. Sindhu became the first Indian to win the badminton World Championships by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final in Basel, Sunday, Aug 25, 2019.
9:30 a.m. | Amid smoke from forest fires, a replica of the iconic "Charging Bull" sculpture on New York's Wall Street stands at the entrance of a cattle ranch along the road to Jacunda National Forest, near the city of Porto Velho in the Vila Nova Samuel region which is part of Brazil's Amazon on August 26, 2019. The country's National Space Research Institute, which monitors deforestation, has recorded that the number of fires has risen by 85% to more than 77,000 in the last year, a record since the institute began keeping track in 2013. About half of the fires have been in the Amazon region, with many in just the past month.Photo: AP
8:30 a.m. | Inching ahead: GM Adam Tukhaev, right, outwitted GM Masoud Mosadeghpour of Iran in the ninth round of the Tetrasoft Hyderabad Marriott International Grandmasters chess tournament on August 26, 2019.

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