Picture News June 4, 2019

Tokyo, Japan, June 4 – A popular snack from Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, has earned a Guinness World Record for having the most sales in a calendar year in a new category dedicated to bean paste-filled confectionery. An event to celebrate the record set in 2018 by the Hakata Torimon, a type of “manju” steamed bun filled with soft white bean paste, was held Monday in front of JR Hakata Station. Photo courtesy of Kyodo
Simla, India, June 4 – Anganwadi workers perform Naati dance during a rally to create awareness on saving ‘girl child’ on the first day of the Shimla Summer Festival 2019 at Ridge in Shimla. Photo courtesy of PTI
Nottingham, June 4 – Pakistan’s Wahab Riaz, center, celebrates the dismissal of England’s Moeen Ali during the Cricket World Cup match between England and Pakistan at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, Monday Pakistan beat England by 14 runs in Cricket World Cup thriller. Photo courtesy of APP
Putrajaya, Malaysia, June 4 – Malaysia Federal territories Mufti using a telescope to sight the new moon in KL Tower yesterday. Hari Raya which will be celebrated tomorrow June 5, marks the end of Ramadan when Muslims fast daily between dawn to sunset. The festival too heralds the beginning of Syawal in the Islamic calendar. Photo courtesy of Bernama