Day in Pics: 14th August

Aug 14, 2015, 19:49 PM IST
Radhe Maa after being questioned at Kandivali Police Station in Mumbai.
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Radhe Maa after being questioned at Kandivali Police Station in Mumbai.

A girl seeks blessing from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the launch of Kannyashree Day save girl child celebrations in Kolkata.
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A girl seeks blessing from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the launch of Kannyashree Day save girl child celebrations in Kolkata.

President Pranab Mukherjee addresses the Nation on the eve of Independence Day, in New Delhi.
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President Pranab Mukherjee addresses the Nation on the eve of Independence Day, in New Delhi.

Students and teachers of Swaminarayan Gurukul form the map of India on the eve of Independence Day in Ahmadabad.
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Students and teachers of Swaminarayan Gurukul form the map of India on the eve of Independence Day in Ahmadabad.

Members of Devipujak tribe gather at a graveyard during Diwaso festival in Ahmadabad. Devipujak tribe members decorate graves, mourn and offer gifts to deceased relatives during this annual festival.
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Members of Devipujak tribe gather at a graveyard during Diwaso festival in Ahmadabad. Devipujak tribe members decorate graves, mourn and offer gifts to deceased relatives during this annual festival.

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara plays a shot as India's wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha watches during the third day of the first cricket test match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara plays a shot as India's wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha watches during the third day of the first cricket test match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

Ex-servicemen shout slogans at a protest in New Delhi. Former employees and officers of Indian defense forces have been protesting against what they call a discriminatory pension policy under the 'One Rank One Pension' banner.
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Ex-servicemen shout slogans at a protest in New Delhi. Former employees and officers of Indian defense forces have been protesting against what they call a discriminatory pension policy under the 'One Rank One Pension' banner.

Security forces stand behind a burning road block set up by indigenous protesters from the highlands along the Panamerican Highway during a general strike in the Chasqui area of Ecuador.
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Security forces stand behind a burning road block set up by indigenous protesters from the highlands along the Panamerican Highway during a general strike in the Chasqui area of Ecuador.

Alex Castro, second right, photographer and son of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, accompanied by his wife, looks at an exhibition about his father, at the Jose Marti Memorial in Havana.
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Alex Castro, second right, photographer and son of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, accompanied by his wife, looks at an exhibition about his father, at the Jose Marti Memorial in Havana.

Deformed containers pile up at the site of an explosion at a warehouse in northeastern China's Tianjin municipality.
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Deformed containers pile up at the site of an explosion at a warehouse in northeastern China's Tianjin municipality.

The San Diego Chargers cheerleaders perform as the Chargers play the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL preseason football game.
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The San Diego Chargers cheerleaders perform as the Chargers play the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL preseason football game.

Protesters clash with police near the government palace in Quito, Ecuador.
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Protesters clash with police near the government palace in Quito, Ecuador.

Zoo Keepers form Marwell zoo Clare Sweeten and Amy Wellings pose for the media after they take part in a 'Tiger Streak' at London Zoo where people run around a 300m course in the zoo in the nude to raise money for Tiger conservation projects, in London.
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Zoo Keepers form Marwell zoo Clare Sweeten and Amy Wellings pose for the media after they take part in a 'Tiger Streak' at London Zoo where people run around a 300m course in the zoo in the nude to raise money for Tiger conservation projects, in London.

Fans gesture as British singer Ella Eyre performs, at the 23rd Sziget (Island) Festival on Shipyard Island, Northern Budapest, Hungary.
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Fans gesture as British singer Ella Eyre performs, at the 23rd Sziget (Island) Festival on Shipyard Island, Northern Budapest, Hungary.

Andy Murray, of Great Britain, hits a return to Gilles Muller, of Luxembourg, during the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament in Montreal.
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Andy Murray, of Great Britain, hits a return to Gilles Muller, of Luxembourg, during the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament in Montreal.

A Turkish Air Force fighter plane flies over the Incirlik Air Base, in Adana, southern Turkey.
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A Turkish Air Force fighter plane flies over the Incirlik Air Base, in Adana, southern Turkey.

People celebrate the country's upcoming 69th Independence Day in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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People celebrate the country's upcoming 69th Independence Day in Islamabad, Pakistan.