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Top news photos: Prince William and Kate in Pakistan, Delhi's odd-even scheme, and more

From students' protest in Hyderabad to Japan PM visiting storm-hit areas, here are some of the top images of the day

6.00 p.m. | Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for a photo with the officials and children participants of the British Council's DOSTI (friendship) programme at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore, Pakistan. The royal couple, who are touring Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, played cricket with children and members of Pakistan's cricket team at the National Cricket Academy. Photo: Reuters
5.00 p.m. | Police restrain students from staging a protest at Osmania University in Hyderabad. They were protesting against the government's decision to dismiss the TSRTC employees involved in the strike. Photo: G. Ramakrishna
4.00 p.m. | Campaigners against British government plans to expand Heathrow Airport through the construction of a third runway protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice on the first day of their legal appeal hearing in London, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. A coalition of local councils, environmentalists and London residents claim the government has failed to properly address the impact on air quality, climate change, noise and congestion that expansion would bring. Photo: AP
2.00 p.m. | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a press conference on odd-even scheme and pollution in the capital, in New Delhi on Thursday. The odd-even road-rationing scheme will be effective from November 4-15. Photo: Sandeep Saxena
1.00 p.m. | Security personnel stand guard in Srinagar on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Two days after a truck driver from Rajasthan was killed in the Valley, a migrant labourer from Chhattisgarh was gunned down in Pulwama and a fruit loader from Punjab shot dead and his employer critically injured in Shopian, in multiple militant attacks on Wednesday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad
12 noon | Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, visits an area devastated by Typhoon Hagibis, in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, Japan on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. The typhoon hit Japan on Saturday with historic rainfall that caused rivers to overflow and left thousands of homes flooded, damaged or without power. Photo: AP
11: 00 a.m. | Netherlands King William Alexander and queen Maxima meet Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai on October 17, 2019. Bilateral relations between India and Netherlands, with particular reference to Maharashtra were discussed at the meeting. Photo: Vivek Bendre
10: 00 a.m. | People hold their phones as aircraft of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force perform during an open event marking the 70th anniversary of its founding in Changchun, Jilin province, China on October 17, 2019. Photo: REUTERS
9: 00 a.m. | A pro-democracy lawmaker holding a placard is escorted by security from the Legislative Council, as Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam takes questions from lawmakers regarding her policy address, in Hong Kong, China on October 17, 2019. Photo: REUTERS
8: 00 a.m. | Municipal workers from the city of Salvador are seen cleaning up the oil spilled on Pituba beach located in the city of Salvador, Bahia state, Brazil, in the morning of October 16, 2019. - Large blobs of oil staining more than 130 beaches in northeastern Brazil began appearing in early September and have now turned up along a 2,000km stretch of the Atlantic coastline. The source of the patches remain a mystery despite President Jair Bolsonaro's assertions they came from outside the country and were possibly the work of criminals. Photo: AFP
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