Day in Pics: 15th April

Apr 15, 2015, 19:48 PM IST
Mumbai Indians player Harbhajan Singh takes a selfie with the underprivileged children at an event in Mumbai.
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Mumbai Indians player Harbhajan Singh takes a selfie with the underprivileged children at an event in Mumbai.

A bus hangs on the Chennai Metro Train Project work site, near Chennai Airport.
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A bus hangs on the Chennai Metro Train Project work site, near Chennai Airport.

Rebel AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav, Anand Kumar and Prashant Bhushan during a press conference in New Delhi.
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Rebel AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav, Anand Kumar and Prashant Bhushan during a press conference in New Delhi.

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh being garlanded by RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar during a news conference to announce their merger in New Delhi. Six parties of the erstwhile Janata parivar decided to merge and form a new party with Mulayam Singh Yadav its chief.
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Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh being garlanded by RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar during a news conference to announce their merger in New Delhi. Six parties of the erstwhile Janata parivar decided to merge and form a new party with Mulayam Singh Yadav its chief.

A Femen activist stands on the table of the podium throwing paper at ECB President Mario Draghi during a press conference of the European Central Bank, ECB, in Frankfurt, Germany.
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A Femen activist stands on the table of the podium throwing paper at ECB President Mario Draghi during a press conference of the European Central Bank, ECB, in Frankfurt, Germany.

US visitors Zach Branch,19, right, and Madison Franklin, 18, both from California, kiss in front of the Parthenon during their visit at the Acropolis hill in Athens.
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US visitors Zach Branch,19, right, and Madison Franklin, 18, both from California, kiss in front of the Parthenon during their visit at the Acropolis hill in Athens.

A Yazidi woman whispers into the ear of her friend as both hold small fires to make a wish for the Yazidi new year, at the holy shrine of Lalish, 57 kilometers (35 miles) north of the militant-held Mosul, Iraq.
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A Yazidi woman whispers into the ear of her friend as both hold small fires to make a wish for the Yazidi new year, at the holy shrine of Lalish, 57 kilometers (35 miles) north of the militant-held Mosul, Iraq.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his daughter and his wife Sakshi Dhoni at Kamraj Domestic Terminal in Chennai.
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his daughter and his wife Sakshi Dhoni at Kamraj Domestic Terminal in Chennai.

Transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi (L) during an event celebrating one year of the Supreme Court judgement recognising the Third Gender in New Delhi.
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Transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi (L) during an event celebrating one year of the Supreme Court judgement recognising the Third Gender in New Delhi.

Policemen and PAC jawans lathi charge aspirants protesting against the leaking of Uttar Pradesh Public Service commission (Pre) examination question paper in Allahabad.
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Policemen and PAC jawans lathi charge aspirants protesting against the leaking of Uttar Pradesh Public Service commission (Pre) examination question paper in Allahabad.

A leopard sits amidst the rocks at Loondhana village in Pali District, Rajasthan. Villagers say cats from nearby forests are frequently spotted in the area but there are hardly any reports of man-animal conflict.
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A leopard sits amidst the rocks at Loondhana village in Pali District, Rajasthan. Villagers say cats from nearby forests are frequently spotted in the area but there are hardly any reports of man-animal conflict.

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop interacts with an Indian school child at an event to provide free glasses to them as part of an Australian aid program in Chennai.
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Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop interacts with an Indian school child at an event to provide free glasses to them as part of an Australian aid program in Chennai.

Devotees sit in front of a picture of Lord Ganesha as they surround a priest to perform rituals to mark Bengali New Year in Kolkata.
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Devotees sit in front of a picture of Lord Ganesha as they surround a priest to perform rituals to mark Bengali New Year in Kolkata.

Nepalese devotees, covered in color vermilion powder, carry a palanquin with idols of Hindu deities during Sindur Jatra festival in Thimi, outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Nepalese devotees, covered in color vermilion powder, carry a palanquin with idols of Hindu deities during Sindur Jatra festival in Thimi, outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal.

Australian model Miranda Kerr, poses with other women participants during a promotional event for Reebok's Skyscape women's shoes in Tokyo.
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Australian model Miranda Kerr, poses with other women participants during a promotional event for Reebok's Skyscape women's shoes in Tokyo.

With their pets in tow, animal welfare advocates gather at the Quezon city hall to protest the new city ordinance limiting the number of pets for every household to four in the city northeast of Manila, Philippines.
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With their pets in tow, animal welfare advocates gather at the Quezon city hall to protest the new city ordinance limiting the number of pets for every household to four in the city northeast of Manila, Philippines.

Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

Merrymakers are soaking wet as they are sprayed water from a pandal during the annual Thingyan water festival celebrations, in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Merrymakers are soaking wet as they are sprayed water from a pandal during the annual Thingyan water festival celebrations, in Yangon, Myanmar.

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

People hold candles during a vigil to mark the one year anniversary of the abduction of girls studying at the Chibok government secondary school, Abuja, Nigeria.
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People hold candles during a vigil to mark the one year anniversary of the abduction of girls studying at the Chibok government secondary school, Abuja, Nigeria.

England's Joe Root, Stuart Broad and Jos Buttler embrace teammate Chris Jordan, back to the camera, after he caught West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite during the second day of their first cricket Test match at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda.
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England's Joe Root, Stuart Broad and Jos Buttler embrace teammate Chris Jordan, back to the camera, after he caught West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite during the second day of their first cricket Test match at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda.

Squatters leave a building as they protest their eviction from a building they invaded about a week ago in the Flamengo neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Squatters leave a building as they protest their eviction from a building they invaded about a week ago in the Flamengo neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Fireworks at Golden temple on the occasion of Baisakhi festival at Amritsar.
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Fireworks at Golden temple on the occasion of Baisakhi festival at Amritsar.

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaiks sand sculpture on Nabakalebar at Puri beach of Odisha.
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Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaiks sand sculpture on Nabakalebar at Puri beach of Odisha.

President Pranab Mukherjee, during inauguration of Food Festival on the occasion of Baisakhi at Presidents estate in New Delhi.
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President Pranab Mukherjee, during inauguration of Food Festival on the occasion of Baisakhi at Presidents estate in New Delhi.

Rajasthan Royals Steven Smith plays a shot against Mumbai Indians during their IPL 2015 at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad.
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Rajasthan Royals Steven Smith plays a shot against Mumbai Indians during their IPL 2015 at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and President Barack Obama fix their suit jackets as they finish their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and President Barack Obama fix their suit jackets as they finish their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Nepalese devotees run towards the lingo a long wooden pole symbolizing a phallus, erected a day earlier with the belief that it will bring happiness and good harvest, after it was taken down to mark the end of Bisket festival at Bhaktapur.
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Nepalese devotees run towards the lingo a long wooden pole symbolizing a phallus, erected a day earlier with the belief that it will bring happiness and good harvest, after it was taken down to mark the end of Bisket festival at Bhaktapur.