29 July 2014

John Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry turns to wave as he boards a plane to New Delhi, India, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry turns to wave as he boards a plane to New Delhi, India, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  

Ramadan (Pakistan)

Pakistani girls show their hands painted with henna ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, July 28, 2014. Pakistani Muslims will celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Pakistani girls show their hands painted with henna ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, July 28, 2014. Pakistani Muslims will celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.  

Ramadan (Sri Lanka)

Sri Lankan Muslim girls pray as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.
Sri Lankan Muslim girls pray as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.  

Ramadan (India)

Indian Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers near the Quli Qutub Shahi tombs in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.
Indian Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers near the Quli Qutub Shahi tombs in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.  

Pope to visit Sri Lanka, Philippines Jan. 12-19

In this Nov. 17, 2013 file photo, a Filipino man prays during a Mass at Santo Nino church, which was damaged by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. The Vatican confirmed Tuesday, July 29, 2014 the dates for Pope Francis' second trip to Asia, a weeklong visit Jan. 12-19 to Sri Lanka and the Philippines. Francis had already announced his intention to visit Sri Lanka and meet with victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed some 6,300 people, left another 1,060 missing and devastated parts of the central Philippines last year.
In this Nov. 17, 2013 file photo, a Filipino man prays during a Mass at Santo Nino church, which was damaged by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. The Vatican confirmed Tuesday, July 29, 2014 the dates for Pope Francis' second trip to Asia, a weeklong visit Jan. 12-19 to Sri Lanka and the Philippines. Francis had already announced his intention to visit Sri Lanka and meet with victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed some 6,300 people, left another 1,060 missing and devastated parts of the central Philippines last year.

Indian senior community part of growing niche

In this June 25, 2014 photo, Ram Chandran demonstrates his prayers in his bedroom at ShantiNiketan, a retirement community for people from India, in Tavares, Fla. Chandran leads a Hindu group prayer for residents at a small temple in the community. ShantiNiketan is one of a growing number of niche retirement communities aimed at people of specific ethnic backgrounds, hobbies or collegiate allegiances.
In this June 25, 2014 photo, Ram Chandran demonstrates his prayers in his bedroom at ShantiNiketan, a retirement community for people from India, in Tavares, Fla. Chandran leads a Hindu group prayer for residents at a small temple in the community. ShantiNiketan is one of a growing number of niche retirement communities aimed at people of specific ethnic backgrounds, hobbies or collegiate allegiances.  

Commonwealth Games

Sathish Sivalingam of India wins gold in the Men's Weightlifting 77kg category at Scottish Exhibition And Conference Centre during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Sathish Sivalingam of India wins gold in the Men's Weightlifting 77kg category at Scottish Exhibition And Conference Centre during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. 

Ramadan

An Indian Muslim girl displays her henna decorated hands at a roadside stall ahead of the Muslim festivities of Eid al-Fitr, in Mumbai on July 28, 2014. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
An Indian Muslim girl displays her henna decorated hands at a roadside stall ahead of the Muslim festivities of Eid al-Fitr, in Mumbai on July 28, 2014. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.