Day in Pics: 16th May

May 16, 2015, 19:51 PM IST
People gather after a fire broke out in a market in Faridabad.
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People gather after a fire broke out in a market in Faridabad.

South Korean Buddhists holding lanterns take a rest after a parade during the Lotus Lantern Festival to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 25, on a street in Seoul, South Korea.
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South Korean Buddhists holding lanterns take a rest after a parade during the Lotus Lantern Festival to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 25, on a street in Seoul, South Korea.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi being felicitated by Gandhian SN Subba Rao during a programme in Bhopal.
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi being felicitated by Gandhian SN Subba Rao during a programme in Bhopal.

Tourists from Spain take a group selfie in Times Square, in New York. The neon lights of Broadway might not all shine so bright if a push to cut energy usage in the city's buildings comes to pass.
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Tourists from Spain take a group selfie in Times Square, in New York. The neon lights of Broadway might not all shine so bright if a push to cut energy usage in the city's buildings comes to pass.

Buddhist monks and devotees light candles for Nepal earthquake victims at Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya.
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Buddhist monks and devotees light candles for Nepal earthquake victims at Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya.

BJP president Amit Shah in conversation with Zee Business editor Amrish Devgan as part of the Ministerial Conclave held to evaluate one year of BJP in power. Speaking of the achievements of the various schemes taken up by the NDA government, Shah said that development will roll out in cumulative effects. Apart from him, ministers Nitin Gadkari, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Mahesh Sharma, Suresh Prabhu, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Jitendra Singh took part in the discussions.- DNA
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BJP president Amit Shah in conversation with Zee Business editor Amrish Devgan as part of the Ministerial Conclave held to evaluate one year of BJP in power. Speaking of the achievements of the various schemes taken up by the NDA government, Shah said that development will roll out in cumulative effects. Apart from him, ministers Nitin Gadkari, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Mahesh Sharma, Suresh Prabhu, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Jitendra Singh took part in the discussions.- DNA

A parrot quenches its thirst from tap water drops during a hot day, in Jaipur.
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A parrot quenches its thirst from tap water drops during a hot day, in Jaipur.

Members of the J&K Temporary Teachers Association shout slogans during a protest against the state government in Jammu
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Members of the J&K Temporary Teachers Association shout slogans during a protest against the state government in Jammu

Congress activists burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest against the Land Acquisition Bill in Kolkata on Saturday. They were also demanding NIA investigation into the Pingla.
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Congress activists burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest against the Land Acquisition Bill in Kolkata on Saturday. They were also demanding NIA investigation into the Pingla.

A nun kisses the hand of Pope Francis as others reach out for the pontiff, during an audience with clergy of Roman archdiocese, in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican
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A nun kisses the hand of Pope Francis as others reach out for the pontiff, during an audience with clergy of Roman archdiocese, in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican

Demonstrators opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office rebuild a barricade after it was dismantled by soldiers in the Nyakabiga neighborhood of Bujumbura, Burundi.
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Demonstrators opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office rebuild a barricade after it was dismantled by soldiers in the Nyakabiga neighborhood of Bujumbura, Burundi.

Romania's Simona Halep returns the ball to Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome
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Romania's Simona Halep returns the ball to Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the India-China Business Forum in Shanghai, China.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the India-China Business Forum in Shanghai, China.

Britain's Prince Harry kicks a soccer ball during a 5-a-side football game at The Cloud, a multi-purpose venue in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Britain's Prince Harry kicks a soccer ball during a 5-a-side football game at The Cloud, a multi-purpose venue in Auckland, New Zealand.

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney throws punches with five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City. The black-tie event will raise money for the Utah-based organization CharityVision, which helps doctors in developing countries perform surgeries to restore vision in people with curable blindness.
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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney throws punches with five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City. The black-tie event will raise money for the Utah-based organization CharityVision, which helps doctors in developing countries perform surgeries to restore vision in people with curable blindness.

Spanish bullfighters gather around their fellow bullfighter Ivan Fandino lying on the arena after being tossed by a Parlade's ranch fighting bull during a bullfight of the San Isidro Fair in Madrid, Spain.
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Spanish bullfighters gather around their fellow bullfighter Ivan Fandino lying on the arena after being tossed by a Parlade's ranch fighting bull during a bullfight of the San Isidro Fair in Madrid, Spain.

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford, bottom, steals second base against Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips (4) in the second inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati.
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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford, bottom, steals second base against Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips (4) in the second inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati.

Spain's Rafael Nadal leaves after losing a quarter final match against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome. Nadal has lost on clay for the fifth time this season. The Spaniard was beaten 7-6 (7), 6-2 by eighth-seeded Stan Wawrinka in the Italian Open quarterfinals .
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Spain's Rafael Nadal leaves after losing a quarter final match against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome. Nadal has lost on clay for the fifth time this season. The Spaniard was beaten 7-6 (7), 6-2 by eighth-seeded Stan Wawrinka in the Italian Open quarterfinals .

Women dressed as traditional 'Chulapas' take part in the San Isidro fiestas celebrating Madrid's patron saint, in Madrid, Spain.
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Women dressed as traditional 'Chulapas' take part in the San Isidro fiestas celebrating Madrid's patron saint, in Madrid, Spain.

A coffin containing the body of one of the four Indians killed in a Taliban attack is carried to a waiting ambulance from a special aircraft at Air Force Station Palam in New Delhi.
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A coffin containing the body of one of the four Indians killed in a Taliban attack is carried to a waiting ambulance from a special aircraft at Air Force Station Palam in New Delhi.

Vinod Khanna and his wife Kavitha perform a puja to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversay in Bengaluru.
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Vinod Khanna and his wife Kavitha perform a puja to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversay in Bengaluru.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by children upon his arrival at Shanghai Honggiao International Airport in Shanghai.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by children upon his arrival at Shanghai Honggiao International Airport in Shanghai.