Day in Pics: 17th August

Aug 17, 2015, 16:42 PM IST
Vehicles wade through a water-logged road due to heavy rains in Thane, Mumbai.
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Vehicles wade through a water-logged road due to heavy rains in Thane, Mumbai.

Parliamentary candidate Mahinda Rajapaksa gestures outside a polling station after casting his vote in Medamulana village, southern Sri Lanka.
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Parliamentary candidate Mahinda Rajapaksa gestures outside a polling station after casting his vote in Medamulana village, southern Sri Lanka.

Prime Minister Narendra signs on his visit to Masdar city in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
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Prime Minister Narendra signs on his visit to Masdar city in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Saina Nehwal :- Pics with medal -twitter
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Saina Nehwal :- Pics with medal -twitter

Sania Mirza :- Uh oh busted  @mhingis #wewerebeingnaughty #drowningoursorrows -twitter
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Sania Mirza :- Uh oh busted @mhingis #wewerebeingnaughty #drowningoursorrows -twitter

actors perform in the musical
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actors perform in the musical "Marikana" in Pretoria, South Africa. South Africans sing and dance when they mourn, which is why a musical is a fitting way to commemorate the police shootings of striking miners three years ago, says the lead actor of “Marikana - The Musical.”

PM Narendra Modi takes a selfie with Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education, during his visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, in Abu Dhabi.
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PM Narendra Modi takes a selfie with Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education, during his visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, in Abu Dhabi.

Ada Conde and Ivonne Alvarez kiss their daughter Adita Alvarez during a mass same-sex wedding in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Ada Conde and Ivonne Alvarez kiss their daughter Adita Alvarez during a mass same-sex wedding in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

A demonstrator wearign contact lenses and with his face painted with the colors of the Brazilian flag poses for a picture during a protest demanding the impeachment of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A demonstrator wearign contact lenses and with his face painted with the colors of the Brazilian flag poses for a picture during a protest demanding the impeachment of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A group of Turkish nationalists chant slogans, protesting against against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants' recent attacks on Turkish security forces, during a march in Istanbul.
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A group of Turkish nationalists chant slogans, protesting against against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants' recent attacks on Turkish security forces, during a march in Istanbul.

a halo of black smoke created from dynamiting illegal mining equipment hovers over the mining camp during a police operation to eradicate illegal mining in the area known as La Pampa, in Peru's Madre de Dios region. Dozens of wildcat gold miners where arrested in Peru’s latest crackdown on the illegal mining in the Amazon.
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a halo of black smoke created from dynamiting illegal mining equipment hovers over the mining camp during a police operation to eradicate illegal mining in the area known as La Pampa, in Peru's Madre de Dios region. Dozens of wildcat gold miners where arrested in Peru’s latest crackdown on the illegal mining in the Amazon.

Aurora Goldberg, right, and Farah Ramirez dance after their wedding ceremony during a mass same-sex wedding in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Aurora Goldberg, right, and Farah Ramirez dance after their wedding ceremony during a mass same-sex wedding in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Jason Day, of Australia, kisses his wife Ellie Harvey after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis.
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Jason Day, of Australia, kisses his wife Ellie Harvey after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis.

Roshni Patel, left, a medical assistant from Edison, N.J., and Komal Thapa, a teacher from the Brooklyn borough of New York, stand near the float they will ride on at the India Day Parade down New York's Madison Ave.
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Roshni Patel, left, a medical assistant from Edison, N.J., and Komal Thapa, a teacher from the Brooklyn borough of New York, stand near the float they will ride on at the India Day Parade down New York's Madison Ave.

Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, kisses the winner's trophy after defeating Simona Halep, of Romania, in the women's final at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.
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Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, kisses the winner's trophy after defeating Simona Halep, of Romania, in the women's final at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.

Jessica Curtis, of Long Beach, Calif., and Sarah Neller, of Vacaville, Calif., pose for a photograph in front of a
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Jessica Curtis, of Long Beach, Calif., and Sarah Neller, of Vacaville, Calif., pose for a photograph in front of a "We Can Do It" backdrop as they joined with hundreds of women dressed as "Rosie the Riveter" in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record at Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif.

Curran Laing, 3, tries to keep cool at Mooney's Bay Beach in Ottawa.
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Curran Laing, 3, tries to keep cool at Mooney's Bay Beach in Ottawa.

BJP workers celebrating after party clean sweeps in Madhya Pradesh civic polls, in Bhopal.
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BJP workers celebrating after party clean sweeps in Madhya Pradesh civic polls, in Bhopal.

A Pakistani police officer and rescue workers gather at the site of suicide bombing in Shadi Khan, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest from Pakistani capital.
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A Pakistani police officer and rescue workers gather at the site of suicide bombing in Shadi Khan, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest from Pakistani capital.

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