‘Yoga for Peace’ in Buenos Aires, Indonesia jailbreak, and other news in pictures

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India-Cricket Australia tour match

Indian opener Prithvi Shaw was carried off the field after landing on and rolling over his left ankle while fielding on day three of the tour game against Cricket Australia XI at the Sydney Cricket Ground here Friday.

The incident happened in the 15th over of Cricket Australia XI’s innings, when Max Bryant latched on to Ravichandran Ashwin’s delivery and hit him for six at midwicket. Shaw managed to get under the ball and catch it, but spilled the chance whilst tumbling over the ropes. In the process, he injured his ankle.

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Modi participants at yoga event in Buenos Aires

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets attendees at the end of a sideline event ahead of the Group 20 summit called “Yoga por la paz” (Peace through Yoga) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 29, 2018.  
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said yoga is bridging the vast distance between Argentina and India, and connecting their people. Addressing participants at a yoga event, he said the practice is India’s gift to the world for health and peace.

“Yoga is India’s gift to the world for health, wellness and peace. It connects us with wellness and happiness,” Mr. Mod

i said.

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Indonesia jailbreak leaves 90 inmates on the run

Police guards line up outside a prison following a jailbreak in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

Police guards line up outside a prison following a jailbreak in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
 
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A jailbreak in western Indonesia has left 90 inmates on the run after they escaped by breaking down fences when they were supposed to be at a prayer gathering, an official said Friday.

The prisoners fled from the prison in Banda Aceh on Thursday night, although some were quickly recaptured. The inmates were out of their cells for mass prayers in the Muslim-majority nation, but some took advantage of the situation by breaking the prison’s fence with barbells.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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