Day in Pics: 12th February

Feb 12, 2015, 19:47 PM IST
People inside the Namo Temple at Rajkot built by supporters of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi who on Thursday expressed his strong disapproval of it. Later on Thursday the bust was covered (right).
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People inside the Namo Temple at Rajkot built by supporters of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi who on Thursday expressed his strong disapproval of it. Later on Thursday the bust was covered (right).

Members of Hindu Makkal Katchi performing pooja with photographs of Indian cricketers for the teams win in upcoming ICC World Cup, at Lord Murugan Temple in Chennai.
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Members of Hindu Makkal Katchi performing pooja with photographs of Indian cricketers for the teams win in upcoming ICC World Cup, at Lord Murugan Temple in Chennai.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh during a lunch hosted for the Governors attending the 46th Governors Conference, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh during a lunch hosted for the Governors attending the 46th Governors Conference, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor leaves from Delhi Police SIT office in Vasant Vihar, in New Delhi after being questioned in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkars murder case.
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Congress leader Shashi Tharoor leaves from Delhi Police SIT office in Vasant Vihar, in New Delhi after being questioned in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkars murder case.

Britain's Kate Duchess of Cambridge, who is pregnant, arrives to attend a reception at the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, England.
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Britain's Kate Duchess of Cambridge, who is pregnant, arrives to attend a reception at the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, England.

A Thai Buddhist monk plays with tigers at the 'Tiger Temple,' in Saiyok district in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok.
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A Thai Buddhist monk plays with tigers at the 'Tiger Temple,' in Saiyok district in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok.

Activists of the right-winged Hindu Sena, or Hindu Army, burn posters promoting Valentines Day, during a protest in New Delhi.
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Activists of the right-winged Hindu Sena, or Hindu Army, burn posters promoting Valentines Day, during a protest in New Delhi.

Models wait to audition for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.
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Models wait to audition for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.

A worker sets up a Dragon made with lemons and oranges during the 82nd Lemon festival in Menton, southeastern France.
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A worker sets up a Dragon made with lemons and oranges during the 82nd Lemon festival in Menton, southeastern France.

A police officer carries a box of marijuana to burn along with piles of other illegal drugs confiscated in raids in the past few months in Medan, North Sumatra.
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A police officer carries a box of marijuana to burn along with piles of other illegal drugs confiscated in raids in the past few months in Medan, North Sumatra.

Chinese actress Mika Wang poses for photo call during an event to promote her new movie
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Chinese actress Mika Wang poses for photo call during an event to promote her new movie "Dragon Blade" in Taipei, Taiwan.

About 3,000 students of school display a mammoth model of the World Cricket Cup 2015 to cheer up the Indian team at the mega event, in Chennai.
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About 3,000 students of school display a mammoth model of the World Cricket Cup 2015 to cheer up the Indian team at the mega event, in Chennai.

Army soldiers inspect the site of a helicopter crash on a hill in Bandipora district, some 38 kilometers north of Srinagar. Two army officers were killed when their helicopter crashed during a night flying training.
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Army soldiers inspect the site of a helicopter crash on a hill in Bandipora district, some 38 kilometers north of Srinagar. Two army officers were killed when their helicopter crashed during a night flying training.

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew sits for a meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. Lew is on a two-day visit to the country.
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US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew sits for a meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. Lew is on a two-day visit to the country.

Delhi CM designate @ArvindKejriwal meeting PM @narendramodi. -twitter
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Delhi CM designate @ArvindKejriwal meeting PM @narendramodi. -twitter

A large plume of ash and steam rises from the Popocatepetl volcano, as seen from the town of San Nicolas de los Ranchos, Mexico.
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A large plume of ash and steam rises from the Popocatepetl volcano, as seen from the town of San Nicolas de los Ranchos, Mexico.

An unmanned Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. On board is the Deep Space Climate Observatory, which will head toward a solar-storm lookout point a million miles away.
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An unmanned Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. On board is the Deep Space Climate Observatory, which will head toward a solar-storm lookout point a million miles away.

University of Michigan-Flint students, from left to right, Bilal Ali, Michael Puro, Mohamed Samman and Zafir Abutalih attend a vigil at the school in downtown Flint, Mich., in memory of three people who were killed Tuesday near UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. Craig Stephen Hicks appeared in court Wednesday on charges of first-degree murder in the deaths of Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife Yusor Mohammad and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.
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University of Michigan-Flint students, from left to right, Bilal Ali, Michael Puro, Mohamed Samman and Zafir Abutalih attend a vigil at the school in downtown Flint, Mich., in memory of three people who were killed Tuesday near UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. Craig Stephen Hicks appeared in court Wednesday on charges of first-degree murder in the deaths of Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife Yusor Mohammad and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.

Kendall Jenner attends amfAR's Annual New York Honors Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.
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Kendall Jenner attends amfAR's Annual New York Honors Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez waves to her supporters at the presidential palace Casa Rosada after announcing new government projects in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez waves to her supporters at the presidential palace Casa Rosada after announcing new government projects in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Hot air balloons dot the sky at the start of the 19th Philippine Hot Air Balloon festival.
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Hot air balloons dot the sky at the start of the 19th Philippine Hot Air Balloon festival.

A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

President Barack Obama speaks the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex in Washington.
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President Barack Obama speaks the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex in Washington.

John Isner, of the United States, follows through on a return to Ivan Dodig, of Croatia, at the Memphis Open tennis tournament.
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John Isner, of the United States, follows through on a return to Ivan Dodig, of Croatia, at the Memphis Open tennis tournament.

Jamie Allen, a domestic abuse survivor, center, yells in support of a speaker during a rally, at the Capitol in Austin, Texas.
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Jamie Allen, a domestic abuse survivor, center, yells in support of a speaker during a rally, at the Capitol in Austin, Texas.

Russian-backed separatists cover their ears as they fire a mortar towards Ukrainian troops outside the village of Sanzharivka, northeast of Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine.
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Russian-backed separatists cover their ears as they fire a mortar towards Ukrainian troops outside the village of Sanzharivka, northeast of Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine.

Imran Khan, Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician whose party rules in Pakhtunkhwa province, visits a police commandos training session in Nowshera, near Peshawar Pakistan.
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Imran Khan, Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician whose party rules in Pakhtunkhwa province, visits a police commandos training session in Nowshera, near Peshawar Pakistan.

Supporting MLAs of JD(U) senior leader Nitish Kumar sitting in a bus before meeting President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan , in New Delhi.
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Supporting MLAs of JD(U) senior leader Nitish Kumar sitting in a bus before meeting President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan , in New Delhi.