Day in Pics: 16th October

Day in Pics: 16th October

Oct 16, 2014, 20:43 PM IST
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President Pranab Mukherjee and his daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee with a Santa Claus during a visit to Rovaniemi town, known as official Santa Claus Village in Arctic Circle.

President Pranab Mukherjee and his daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee with a Santa Claus during a visit to Rovaniemi town, known as official Santa Claus Village in Arctic Circle.

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Former Indian Cricket all-rounder Salim Durani and Chandu Borde with Sourav Ganguly, lights the lamp, celebrating 150 years of Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Former Indian Cricket all-rounder Salim Durani and Chandu Borde with Sourav Ganguly, lights the lamp, celebrating 150 years of Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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A tow truck lifts a destroyed vehicle from the site of a car bomb explosion in the largely Shiite eastern neighborhood of Talibiyah in Baghdad, Iraq.

A tow truck lifts a destroyed vehicle from the site of a car bomb explosion in the largely Shiite eastern neighborhood of Talibiyah in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Gorilla Koko enjoys a pumpkin tossed into his habitat at the Detroit Zoo.

Gorilla Koko enjoys a pumpkin tossed into his habitat at the Detroit Zoo.

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A man stands in front of the installation 'Waechter der Zeit' ('guardians of time') at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany.

A man stands in front of the installation 'Waechter der Zeit' ('guardians of time') at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany.

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Team Indias director of cricket Ravi Shastri talks to Shikhar Dhawan during a practice session in Dharamshala ahead of the 4th ODI cricket match against West Indies.

Team Indias director of cricket Ravi Shastri talks to Shikhar Dhawan during a practice session in Dharamshala ahead of the 4th ODI cricket match against West Indies.

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An NSG Commando shows his skills on the occasion of 30th Raising day commemoration of National Security Guard, at NSG Campus in Manesar, Gurgaon.

An NSG Commando shows his skills on the occasion of 30th Raising day commemoration of National Security Guard, at NSG Campus in Manesar, Gurgaon.

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From left, Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Vijay Kumar Singh, EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy pose for photographers at the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Milan, Italy.

From left, Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Vijay Kumar Singh, EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy pose for photographers at the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Milan, Italy.

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A girl tries a necklace on the occasion of 'Gurupushya Nakshatra' in Ahmadabad. Guru Pushya Nakshatra is considered an auspicious day for purchasing gold according to the Hindu calendar.

A girl tries a necklace on the occasion of 'Gurupushya Nakshatra' in Ahmadabad. Guru Pushya Nakshatra is considered an auspicious day for purchasing gold according to the Hindu calendar.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, lays a wreath at a monument to Soviet soldiers in Belgrade, Serbia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, lays a wreath at a monument to Soviet soldiers in Belgrade, Serbia.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, surrounded by his fans after his arrival at Kangra Airport for the One Day International Cricket match against West Indies in Dharamshala.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, surrounded by his fans after his arrival at Kangra Airport for the One Day International Cricket match against West Indies in Dharamshala.

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Army personnel inspecting their vehicle which was damaged during a blast by militants in Baramulla.

Army personnel inspecting their vehicle which was damaged during a blast by militants in Baramulla.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi releasing publications at the launch of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate scheme in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi releasing publications at the launch of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate scheme in New Delhi.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, alongside the Duke of Edinburgh, touches a wreath held by a Yeoman Warder before it is laid in the field of ceramic poppies at The Tower of London.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, alongside the Duke of Edinburgh, touches a wreath held by a Yeoman Warder before it is laid in the field of ceramic poppies at The Tower of London.

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A supporter of All India Trinamool Congress (Youth) participates in an anti-government rally in New Delhi.

A supporter of All India Trinamool Congress (Youth) participates in an anti-government rally in New Delhi.

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Men eat a midday meal provided by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) at the cost of five Indian rupees (8 cents) on World Food Day in Hyderabad.

Men eat a midday meal provided by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) at the cost of five Indian rupees (8 cents) on World Food Day in Hyderabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar as his wife Anjali looks on at a meeting in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar as his wife Anjali looks on at a meeting in New Delhi.

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Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns arrives to face a perjury charge linked to a libel action he brought in the United Kingdom in 2012 at Southwark Crown Court, London, England.

Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns arrives to face a perjury charge linked to a libel action he brought in the United Kingdom in 2012 at Southwark Crown Court, London, England.

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A Nepalese army soldier takes a photo of a patient’s list at the Army hospital in Katmandu, Nepal. At least 14 foreign trekkers have been rescued so far, including two from Hong Kong and 12 Israelis who were being treated at the Military Hospital in Katmandu.

A Nepalese army soldier takes a photo of a patient’s list at the Army hospital in Katmandu, Nepal. At least 14 foreign trekkers have been rescued so far, including two from Hong Kong and 12 Israelis who were being treated at the Military Hospital in Katmandu.

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A protestor holds a placard during a protest rally in front the House of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

A protestor holds a placard during a protest rally in front the House of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Oscar Pistorius is comforted by a supporter during the fourth day of sentencing proceedings in the high court in Pretoria, South Africa.

Oscar Pistorius is comforted by a supporter during the fourth day of sentencing proceedings in the high court in Pretoria, South Africa.

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A girl walks with a lit candle during an event marking the international Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day in Bucharest, Romania.

A girl walks with a lit candle during an event marking the international Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day in Bucharest, Romania.

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A protester holds a mock missile during a rally at the US Embassy in Manila to demand justice for the killing of Filipino transgender with a US Marine as a suspect in the Philippines.

A protester holds a mock missile during a rally at the US Embassy in Manila to demand justice for the killing of Filipino transgender with a US Marine as a suspect in the Philippines.

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This image provided by NASA, ESA, and J.-Y. Li shows comet C/2013 A1, also known as Siding Spring, as captured by Wide Field Camera 3 on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

This image provided by NASA, ESA, and J.-Y. Li shows comet C/2013 A1, also known as Siding Spring, as captured by Wide Field Camera 3 on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

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In this  photo, inmate Christopher Bisbano performs during an Actors' Gang Prison Project workshop, an outreach program led by actor Tim Robbins, at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, Calif.

In this photo, inmate Christopher Bisbano performs during an Actors' Gang Prison Project workshop, an outreach program led by actor Tim Robbins, at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, Calif.

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Batman visits and entertains patients for Halloween during a Spirit of Children party at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA in Los Angeles.

Batman visits and entertains patients for Halloween during a Spirit of Children party at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA in Los Angeles.

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Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, right, meets with Finland's Prime Minister Alexander Stubb in Helsinki.

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, right, meets with Finland's Prime Minister Alexander Stubb in Helsinki.

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A Kashmiri woman blocks a road during a protest demanding rehabilitation of affected people in flooded areas, in Srinagar.

A Kashmiri woman blocks a road during a protest demanding rehabilitation of affected people in flooded areas, in Srinagar.

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FIFA Secretary-General Jerome Valcke addresses a press conference in New Delhi, India.

FIFA Secretary-General Jerome Valcke addresses a press conference in New Delhi, India.

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Indian Space Research Organization’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C26) carrying India Regional Navigation Satellite System, lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Indian Space Research Organization’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C26) carrying India Regional Navigation Satellite System, lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Audence members listen to first lady Michelle Obama campaign for Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf at the Dorothy Emanuel Recreation Center in Philadelphia.

Audence members listen to first lady Michelle Obama campaign for Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf at the Dorothy Emanuel Recreation Center in Philadelphia.

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President Barack Obama, next to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, speaks to the media about Ebola during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

President Barack Obama, next to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, speaks to the media about Ebola during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

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