Day in Pics: 12th October

Day in Pics: 12th October

Oct 12, 2014, 17:08 PM IST
International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik craves a sand sculpture on cyclone Hudhud at a beach in Puri.
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International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik craves a sand sculpture on cyclone Hudhud at a beach in Puri.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses an election campaign rally in Ramtek, Maharashtra.
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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses an election campaign rally in Ramtek, Maharashtra.

CRPF DG Dilip Trivedi presents a memento to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar during the flag-off ceremony of CRPF Half Marathon- Run for Unity as a part of the 75th Raising Day celebration.
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CRPF DG Dilip Trivedi presents a memento to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar during the flag-off ceremony of CRPF Half Marathon- Run for Unity as a part of the 75th Raising Day celebration.

Thick smoke, debris and fire rise following an airstrike by the US-led coalition in Kobani, Syria as fighting intensified between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from Mursitpinar on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border.
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Thick smoke, debris and fire rise following an airstrike by the US-led coalition in Kobani, Syria as fighting intensified between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from Mursitpinar on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border.

Police detains a farmer of Machavaram mandal in Guntur district for protesting against the government orders to cancel the mining lease of Saraswati Power Project, near AP CM Chandrababu Naidus camp office in Guntur.
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Police detains a farmer of Machavaram mandal in Guntur district for protesting against the government orders to cancel the mining lease of Saraswati Power Project, near AP CM Chandrababu Naidus camp office in Guntur.

People run for shelter as heavy rain and wind gusts rip through the Bay of Bengal coast at Gopalpur, Orissa, about 285 kilometers (178 miles) north east of Visakhapatnam, India.
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People run for shelter as heavy rain and wind gusts rip through the Bay of Bengal coast at Gopalpur, Orissa, about 285 kilometers (178 miles) north east of Visakhapatnam, India.

Roger Federer of Switzerland, right, and Gilles Simon of France pose with trophy during the awards ceremony after Federer won the men's singles final at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China.
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Roger Federer of Switzerland, right, and Gilles Simon of France pose with trophy during the awards ceremony after Federer won the men's singles final at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China.

Alison Riske of the United States kisses her trophy after defeating Belinda Bencic of Switzerland for the women's singles final at the Tianjin Open tennis tournament in Tianjin, northern China.
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Alison Riske of the United States kisses her trophy after defeating Belinda Bencic of Switzerland for the women's singles final at the Tianjin Open tennis tournament in Tianjin, northern China.

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon in Cairo, Egypt, during the Gaza Donor Conference.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon in Cairo, Egypt, during the Gaza Donor Conference.

Members of the Solidarity Party of Afghanistan (SPA) shout slogans and wave banners against the presence of U. S. and NATO troops in their country and against the militant Islamic State group, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Members of the Solidarity Party of Afghanistan (SPA) shout slogans and wave banners against the presence of U. S. and NATO troops in their country and against the militant Islamic State group, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

A couple watches huge wave at a cape in Yomitan Village, Japan's southern island of Okinawa.
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A couple watches huge wave at a cape in Yomitan Village, Japan's southern island of Okinawa.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi meets supporters during an election campaign rally in Bramhapuri in Chandrapur district.
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Congress President Sonia Gandhi meets supporters during an election campaign rally in Bramhapuri in Chandrapur district.

Delhi police officials search a spot after unidentified men allegedly fired shots in Connaught Place, in New Delhi.
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Delhi police officials search a spot after unidentified men allegedly fired shots in Connaught Place, in New Delhi.

Hot air balloons lift off during the mass ascension at the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M.
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Hot air balloons lift off during the mass ascension at the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M.

Sen. Jim Dabakis marries Yolanda Pascua, left, and Laekin Rogers as she wipes away tears, at the Salt Lake County Complex.
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Sen. Jim Dabakis marries Yolanda Pascua, left, and Laekin Rogers as she wipes away tears, at the Salt Lake County Complex.

Theta Kinney, with Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, releases a green sea turtle, at Mustang Island Beach, near Port Aransas, Texas.
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Theta Kinney, with Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, releases a green sea turtle, at Mustang Island Beach, near Port Aransas, Texas.

Tourists from Singapore walk on a main road in an area occupied by pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's Mongkok district.
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Tourists from Singapore walk on a main road in an area occupied by pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's Mongkok district.

A 2015 Toyota Camry race car, left, is shown with a street version of the 2015 Camry during a news conference before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Bank of America 500 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.
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A 2015 Toyota Camry race car, left, is shown with a street version of the 2015 Camry during a news conference before the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Bank of America 500 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

Hungary's Balazs Dzsudzsak celebrates at the end of the Group F, Euro 2016 qualifying match between Romania and Hungary, at the National Arena stadium, in Bucharest, Romania.
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Hungary's Balazs Dzsudzsak celebrates at the end of the Group F, Euro 2016 qualifying match between Romania and Hungary, at the National Arena stadium, in Bucharest, Romania.

Civilians gather to watch fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group alongside Turkish soldiers aboard a tank holding a position overlooking the town Kobani, Syria, on a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border.
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Civilians gather to watch fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group alongside Turkish soldiers aboard a tank holding a position overlooking the town Kobani, Syria, on a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border.

Onlookers looking at Sea tide at Gopalpur beach on the eve of Cyclone Hudhud hits land on Saturday. As per IMD bulletin , Hudhud will hit at Vishakhapatnam on Sunday noon.
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Onlookers looking at Sea tide at Gopalpur beach on the eve of Cyclone Hudhud hits land on Saturday. As per IMD bulletin , Hudhud will hit at Vishakhapatnam on Sunday noon.

Mahima Chodhary, Bollywood Actress during Election Campaigning for Vipul Goyal, BJP Candidate Faridabad Constituency in Faridabad.
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Mahima Chodhary, Bollywood Actress during Election Campaigning for Vipul Goyal, BJP Candidate Faridabad Constituency in Faridabad.

Indian cricketers celebrate after winning the 2nd ODI against West Indies in New Delhi.
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Indian cricketers celebrate after winning the 2nd ODI against West Indies in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tribute at the release of the book Virat-Purush Nanaji social activist and one of the founder members of Bharatiya Jan Sangh, which has been compiled in six volumes by the Deendayal Research Institute during a function in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tribute at the release of the book Virat-Purush Nanaji social activist and one of the founder members of Bharatiya Jan Sangh, which has been compiled in six volumes by the Deendayal Research Institute during a function in New Delhi.

Indian Hindu married women perform rituals on Karva Chauth festival in Ahmadabad, India.
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Indian Hindu married women perform rituals on Karva Chauth festival in Ahmadabad, India.

President Barack Obama waves as he arrives back at the White House in Washington, from a trip in San Francisco, Calif.
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President Barack Obama waves as he arrives back at the White House in Washington, from a trip in San Francisco, Calif.

Kevin Harvick performs a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Bank of America 500 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.
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Kevin Harvick performs a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Bank of America 500 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

Protesters yell at a black law enforcement officer during a protest at the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Mo.
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Protesters yell at a black law enforcement officer during a protest at the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Mo.

Demonstrators protest outside of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) building during the World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Annual meeting in Washington.
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Demonstrators protest outside of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) building during the World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Annual meeting in Washington.