• SENSEX
    NIFTY 50
Politics

Here are the most spectacular pictures of last week from Asia

Updated : 2020-01-19 10:48:59

From volcano eruption in the Philippines to kite festival in Hyderabad, here are some of the most spectacular images that were taken from across the continent last week.

A supporter of Taiwan's presidential election candidate, Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen cheers for her victory and holds a slogan reading
A supporter of Taiwan's presidential election candidate, Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen cheers for her victory and holds a slogan reading "Taiwan Is An Independent Country" in Taipei. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-yin, File)
A man waves Bangladeshi flag as Muslims board over-crowded trains as they prepare to return to their homes after attending a three-day Islamic congregation in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Biswa Ijtema, or the World Congregation of Muslims, is considered as one of the largest gatherings of the Muslim devotees. (AP Photo/Al-emrun Garjon, File)
A man waves Bangladeshi flag as Muslims board over-crowded trains as they prepare to return to their homes after attending a three-day Islamic congregation in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Biswa Ijtema, or the World Congregation of Muslims, is considered as one of the largest gatherings of the Muslim devotees. (AP Photo/Al-emrun Garjon, File)
People watch plumes of smoke and ash rise from as Taal volcano erupts in Tagaytay, Cavite province, outside Manila. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
People watch plumes of smoke and ash rise from as Taal volcano erupts in Tagaytay, Cavite province, outside Manila. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
A group of women pauses for a selfie during a Coming-of-Age ceremony at Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, near Tokyo. Held annually on the second Monday of January, Coming of Age Day is a special time for these young adults. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
A group of women pauses for a selfie during a Coming-of-Age ceremony at Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, near Tokyo. Held annually on the second Monday of January, Coming of Age Day is a special time for these young adults. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
A family rides their motorcycle through clouds of ash as they evacuate to safer grounds as Taal volcano in Tagaytay, Cavite province, southern Philippines. Red-hot lava is gushing from the volcano after a sudden eruption of ash and steam that forced residents to flee and shut down Manila’s airport, offices and schools. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A family rides their motorcycle through clouds of ash as they evacuate to safer grounds as Taal volcano in Tagaytay, Cavite province, southern Philippines. Red-hot lava is gushing from the volcano after a sudden eruption of ash and steam that forced residents to flee and shut down Manila’s airport, offices and schools. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Sri Lankan ethnic Tamil Hindu devotees light oil lamps during the harvest festival known as 'Thai Pongal' at a Hindu temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 'Thai Pongal' which is also known as 'Makar Sankranti' in India, marks the beginning of the sun's northward movement according to the solar calendar and is considered to be auspicious. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
Sri Lankan ethnic Tamil Hindu devotees light oil lamps during the harvest festival known as 'Thai Pongal' at a Hindu temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 'Thai Pongal' which is also known as 'Makar Sankranti' in India, marks the beginning of the sun's northward movement according to the solar calendar and is considered to be auspicious. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
Participants try to control a bull at the annual bull-taming event 'Jallikattu' in Avaniyapuram village on the outskirts of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The deeply held religious ritual had been banned for two years after India’s Supreme Court found it cruel. Jallikattu returned to Tamil Nadu in 2017 after tens of thousands of people protested for weeks and forced the government to rush new legislation exempting it from animal cruelty laws. (AP Photo/R.Parthibhan, File)
Participants try to control a bull at the annual bull-taming event 'Jallikattu' in Avaniyapuram village on the outskirts of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The deeply held religious ritual had been banned for two years after India’s Supreme Court found it cruel. Jallikattu returned to Tamil Nadu in 2017 after tens of thousands of people protested for weeks and forced the government to rush new legislation exempting it from animal cruelty laws. (AP Photo/R.Parthibhan, File)
Nepalese men carry logs of wood for cremation, enveloped in thick morning fog in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
Nepalese men carry logs of wood for cremation, enveloped in thick morning fog in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)
An Indian woman poses with a kite during the International Kite Festival in Hyderabad. The three-day kite festival was organized by Telangana State Tourism Department, bringing together international teams of professional kite-flyers, along with thousands of kite-enthusiasts from around the city. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A., File)
An Indian woman poses with a kite during the International Kite Festival in Hyderabad. The three-day kite festival was organized by Telangana State Tourism Department, bringing together international teams of professional kite-flyers, along with thousands of kite-enthusiasts from around the city. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A., File)
A resident clears volcanic ash from his roof in Laurel, Batangas province, southern Philippines. Taal volcano is spewing ash half a mile high and trembling with earthquakes constantly as thousands of people flee villages darkened and blanketed by heavy ash. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
A resident clears volcanic ash from his roof in Laurel, Batangas province, southern Philippines. Taal volcano is spewing ash half a mile high and trembling with earthquakes constantly as thousands of people flee villages darkened and blanketed by heavy ash. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday amid optimism that a trade deal between the U.S. and China will be a boon for the regional economy. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday amid optimism that a trade deal between the U.S. and China will be a boon for the regional economy. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Live TV
Advertisement