Day in Pics: 15th January

Jan 15, 2015, 20:42 PM IST
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A Sadhu or Hindu holy man smokes marijuana at

A Sadhu or Hindu holy man smokes marijuana at "Sangam", the confluence of holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, during the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela in Allahabad.

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Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives at a primary school in London.

Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives at a primary school in London.

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Pope Francis waves to Filipinos during his motorcade to the Apostolic Nunciature in Manila after his arrival in the Philippines.

Pope Francis waves to Filipinos during his motorcade to the Apostolic Nunciature in Manila after his arrival in the Philippines.

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The Peugeot Exalt concept car on display during the media day of the 93rd European Motor Show in Brussels.

The Peugeot Exalt concept car on display during the media day of the 93rd European Motor Show in Brussels.

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Villagers of Siddhalingha Pura run through along with their bulls during Pongal celebrations near Mysore.

Villagers of Siddhalingha Pura run through along with their bulls during Pongal celebrations near Mysore.

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National BJP President Amit Shah presents a bouquet to former IPS officer Kiran Bedi to welcome her into the party during a press conference in New Delhi.

National BJP President Amit Shah presents a bouquet to former IPS officer Kiran Bedi to welcome her into the party during a press conference in New Delhi.

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Japan's Daiki Ito soars through the air during his qualification jump at the 17th World Cup Ski Jumping competition, in Wisla, Poland.

Japan's Daiki Ito soars through the air during his qualification jump at the 17th World Cup Ski Jumping competition, in Wisla, Poland.

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Daughter of French cartoonist Georges Wolinski, Elsa Wolinski, arrives at the funeral of her father at the Pere Lachaise cemetery, in Paris.

Daughter of French cartoonist Georges Wolinski, Elsa Wolinski, arrives at the funeral of her father at the Pere Lachaise cemetery, in Paris.

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Flames emanating from an oil tanker after its driver lost his control and hit a 33, 000 KV high tension line in Pampore.

Flames emanating from an oil tanker after its driver lost his control and hit a 33, 000 KV high tension line in Pampore.

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Taiwanese actress Shu Qi poses with British actor Luke Evans during a promotional event for Bulgari in Hong Kong.

Taiwanese actress Shu Qi poses with British actor Luke Evans during a promotional event for Bulgari in Hong Kong.

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Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag with his wife Namita Suhag during the Army Day parade in New Delhi.

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag with his wife Namita Suhag during the Army Day parade in New Delhi.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks after he drove a Toyota's new commercial fuel cell vehicle during a ceremonial test drive at the prime minister's office in Tokyo.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks after he drove a Toyota's new commercial fuel cell vehicle during a ceremonial test drive at the prime minister's office in Tokyo.

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Hindu pilgrims offer prayers to the Sun God after taking holy dips to mark Makar Sankranti festival in Gangasagar.

Hindu pilgrims offer prayers to the Sun God after taking holy dips to mark Makar Sankranti festival in Gangasagar.

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BCCI in association with @NikeCricket unveil the all new Official Team #India Jersey at the MCG - Twitter@BCCI

BCCI in association with @NikeCricket unveil the all new Official Team #India Jersey at the MCG - Twitter@BCCI

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Spain's Rafael Nadal makes a backhand return during a practice session on Margaret Court Arena ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Spain's Rafael Nadal makes a backhand return during a practice session on Margaret Court Arena ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

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President Barack Obama, joined by Robert Houlihan, Chief Technology Officer at Cedar Falls Utilities, left, and David Schilling, Communications Services Manager at Cedar Falls Utilities, second from left and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, attends a fiber optic splicing demonstration at Cedar Falls Utilities in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

President Barack Obama, joined by Robert Houlihan, Chief Technology Officer at Cedar Falls Utilities, left, and David Schilling, Communications Services Manager at Cedar Falls Utilities, second from left and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, attends a fiber optic splicing demonstration at Cedar Falls Utilities in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

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tribal Karbi villagers carry a pig to a makeshift Bhelaghar, or a thatched house, for Uruka feast as part of the Bhogali Bihu celebrations at the Goroimari Lake in Panbari village, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) east of Gauhati, India.

tribal Karbi villagers carry a pig to a makeshift Bhelaghar, or a thatched house, for Uruka feast as part of the Bhogali Bihu celebrations at the Goroimari Lake in Panbari village, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) east of Gauhati, India.

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media surround the Acura NSX at its debut during media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The NSX, due in showrooms this summer, is expected to cost around $150,000.

media surround the Acura NSX at its debut during media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The NSX, due in showrooms this summer, is expected to cost around $150,000.

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In this image released on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, approximately 60 dogs were rescued from a suspected hog dog breeding operation in Cottonwood, Alabama.

In this image released on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, approximately 60 dogs were rescued from a suspected hog dog breeding operation in Cottonwood, Alabama.

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South Africa's Morne van Wyk celebrates his century during a T20 cricket match against West Indies in Durban, South Africa.

South Africa's Morne van Wyk celebrates his century during a T20 cricket match against West Indies in Durban, South Africa.

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Heavy fog moves along the bottom of the Tucson valley as it partially lifts revealing parts of the Santa Catalina Mountains and the Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Tucson, Ariz.

Heavy fog moves along the bottom of the Tucson valley as it partially lifts revealing parts of the Santa Catalina Mountains and the Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Tucson, Ariz.

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