Day in Pics: 14th January

Jan 14, 2015, 21:03 PM IST
Pope Francis holds a statue of Our Lady of Madhu during his visit to the church in Madhu, Sri Lanka.
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Pope Francis holds a statue of Our Lady of Madhu during his visit to the church in Madhu, Sri Lanka.

President and CEO of Samsung India Electronics Hyun Chil Hong, with Vice President Asim Warsi and Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi pose for photos during the launch of Sumsung Z1 in New Delhi.
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President and CEO of Samsung India Electronics Hyun Chil Hong, with Vice President Asim Warsi and Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi pose for photos during the launch of Sumsung Z1 in New Delhi.

Blanket of snow forms over the roads and vehicles while people walk covered in warm clothes after snowfall in Dalhousie.
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Blanket of snow forms over the roads and vehicles while people walk covered in warm clothes after snowfall in Dalhousie.

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference with AAP leader Yogendra Yadav in New Delhi.
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AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference with AAP leader Yogendra Yadav in New Delhi.

Union minister and LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event organised by him to celebrate Makar Sankranti festival, at his residence in New Delhi.
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Union minister and LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event organised by him to celebrate Makar Sankranti festival, at his residence in New Delhi.

Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a backhand return to Australia's Mark Philippoussis during an exhibition match on Margaret Court Arena ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.
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Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a backhand return to Australia's Mark Philippoussis during an exhibition match on Margaret Court Arena ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Hindu pilgrims offer prayers prior to taking a holy dip in Gangasagar.
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Hindu pilgrims offer prayers prior to taking a holy dip in Gangasagar.

This photo, shows the aircraft carrier USS John Stennis near Bremerton, Wash., the ship sailed from Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton, Wash., to Naval Magazine Indian Island, Wash., in order to take on ammunition before a training mission in the Pacific Ocean near San Diego, Calif.
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This photo, shows the aircraft carrier USS John Stennis near Bremerton, Wash., the ship sailed from Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton, Wash., to Naval Magazine Indian Island, Wash., in order to take on ammunition before a training mission in the Pacific Ocean near San Diego, Calif.

This photo provided by NASA shows the first notable solar flare of the year, as observed from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
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This photo provided by NASA shows the first notable solar flare of the year, as observed from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Pope Francis smiles after getting a garland from a child as he arrives for an interfaith meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Pope Francis smiles after getting a garland from a child as he arrives for an interfaith meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

A bofor gun is on display ahead of the Army Day in Mumbai, India. The Army Day is celebrated on Jan. 15 every year in India.
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A bofor gun is on display ahead of the Army Day in Mumbai, India. The Army Day is celebrated on Jan. 15 every year in India.

A woman shouts slogans during a protest outside police headquarters against alleged police negligence in the murder and suspected rape of a woman in New Delhi, India.
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A woman shouts slogans during a protest outside police headquarters against alleged police negligence in the murder and suspected rape of a woman in New Delhi, India.

 a white-tailed eagle eats a raccoon dog in the forest near the village of Sosnovy Bor, about 300 kilometers (187 miles) north of Minsk, Belarus.
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a white-tailed eagle eats a raccoon dog in the forest near the village of Sosnovy Bor, about 300 kilometers (187 miles) north of Minsk, Belarus.

Toyota driver Yazeed Alrajhi, from Saudi Arabia, and co-pilot Timo Gottschalk, from Germany, left, overtake KTM motorcyclist Damien Udry, from Switzerland, during the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Iquique and Calama, Chile.
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Toyota driver Yazeed Alrajhi, from Saudi Arabia, and co-pilot Timo Gottschalk, from Germany, left, overtake KTM motorcyclist Damien Udry, from Switzerland, during the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Iquique and Calama, Chile.

Boxer Sarita Devi during a press conference in Mumbai.
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Boxer Sarita Devi during a press conference in Mumbai.