Day in Pics: 13th January

Jan 13, 2015, 19:08 PM IST
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A sadhu splashes water from his jatta (hair-locks) while taking a holy dip in the river Ganga, ahead of Makar Sankranti at Sagar Island.

A sadhu splashes water from his jatta (hair-locks) while taking a holy dip in the river Ganga, ahead of Makar Sankranti at Sagar Island.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi sharing a word with students during Sankranti Milan hosted by Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu at his residence in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sharing a word with students during Sankranti Milan hosted by Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu at his residence in New Delhi.

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Head of Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee Tatang Kurniadi, shows, the newly recovered Cockpit Voice Recorder from the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501 during a press conference in Pangkalan Bun, Central Borneo, Indonesia.

Head of Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee Tatang Kurniadi, shows, the newly recovered Cockpit Voice Recorder from the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501 during a press conference in Pangkalan Bun, Central Borneo, Indonesia.

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French President Francois Hollande, followed by Prime Minister Manuel Valls, march during a ceremony to pay tribute to the three police officers killed in the attacks, in Paris, France.

French President Francois Hollande, followed by Prime Minister Manuel Valls, march during a ceremony to pay tribute to the three police officers killed in the attacks, in Paris, France.

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Attired in traditional dress, college girls perform gidha (popular folk dance of women in Punjab) around a bonfire as they celebrate Lohri Festival.

Attired in traditional dress, college girls perform gidha (popular folk dance of women in Punjab) around a bonfire as they celebrate Lohri Festival.

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Kashmiri women warm their hands near a fire on a cold day in Srinagar.

Kashmiri women warm their hands near a fire on a cold day in Srinagar.

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Chief of defence staff Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya leads Pope Francis at the airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Chief of defence staff Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya leads Pope Francis at the airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts after winning the FIFA Mens soccer player of the year 2014 prize at the FIFA Ballon d'Or awarding ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich.

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts after winning the FIFA Mens soccer player of the year 2014 prize at the FIFA Ballon d'Or awarding ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich.

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South Korea's Nam Tae Hee and Kuwait’s Fahad Alhajeri, compete for the ball during the AFC Asia Cup soccer match between South Korea and Kuwait in Canberra, Australia.

South Korea's Nam Tae Hee and Kuwait’s Fahad Alhajeri, compete for the ball during the AFC Asia Cup soccer match between South Korea and Kuwait in Canberra, Australia.

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Pakistani Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, shakes hand with US Secretary of State John Kerry, after their joint press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Pakistani Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, shakes hand with US Secretary of State John Kerry, after their joint press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Garbine Muguruza of Spain plays a shot to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their match at the Sydney International tennis tournament.

Garbine Muguruza of Spain plays a shot to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their match at the Sydney International tennis tournament.

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UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon,Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar launch the logo of Young@70 in New Delhi.

UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon,Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar launch the logo of Young@70 in New Delhi.

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President Barack Obama holds up a San Antonio Spurs team basketball jersey as he honors the 2014 NBA Champions the San Antonio Spurs basketball team during a ceremony in the East Room White House in Washington.

President Barack Obama holds up a San Antonio Spurs team basketball jersey as he honors the 2014 NBA Champions the San Antonio Spurs basketball team during a ceremony in the East Room White House in Washington.

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Ford unveiled the Ford GT, a super car that will go into production next year, at the North American International Auto Show in a special unveiling inside Joe Louis Arena Downtown.

Ford unveiled the Ford GT, a super car that will go into production next year, at the North American International Auto Show in a special unveiling inside Joe Louis Arena Downtown.

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Mariska Hargitay participates in the 3rd Annual All-Star Bowling Benefit for The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY) at Lucky Strike Lanes in New York.

Mariska Hargitay participates in the 3rd Annual All-Star Bowling Benefit for The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY) at Lucky Strike Lanes in New York.

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Bottlenose dolphin Maia swims with her calf Angel at Gulf World, in Panama City Beach, Fla.

Bottlenose dolphin Maia swims with her calf Angel at Gulf World, in Panama City Beach, Fla.

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Honda rider Jean de Azevedo of Brazil, right, leads Yamaha rider Michael Metge of France, as they race across the Uyuni salt flat during the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally 2015 between Uyuni, Bolivia, and Iquique, Chile.

Honda rider Jean de Azevedo of Brazil, right, leads Yamaha rider Michael Metge of France, as they race across the Uyuni salt flat during the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally 2015 between Uyuni, Bolivia, and Iquique, Chile.

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A pick-up truck burns in front of an army base after protesters set it on fire in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico.

A pick-up truck burns in front of an army base after protesters set it on fire in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico.

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Lionel Messi of Argentina and his wife arrive on the red carpet prior to the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014 gala held at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland.

Lionel Messi of Argentina and his wife arrive on the red carpet prior to the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014 gala held at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber kisses his fiance, Cylvia Hayes, after being sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term, in Salem, Ore.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber kisses his fiance, Cylvia Hayes, after being sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term, in Salem, Ore.

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A washerman washes clothes in the chilling stream of water as the temperature dips in the hill station of Ooty located in the Nilgiri Hill.

A washerman washes clothes in the chilling stream of water as the temperature dips in the hill station of Ooty located in the Nilgiri Hill.

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A backcountry skiier climbs up towards the Mederger Flue peak (2706 meters above sea level),in Davos, Switzerland.

A backcountry skiier climbs up towards the Mederger Flue peak (2706 meters above sea level),in Davos, Switzerland.

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