Day in Pics: 17th December

Day in Pics: 17th December

Dec 17, 2014, 20:34 PM IST
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar during an art exhibition Deconstructed Innings at National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai.
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Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar during an art exhibition Deconstructed Innings at National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai.

Police and bomb squad personnel inspect the nearby areas of Huda City centre metro station after a bomb hoax was received in Gurgaon.
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Police and bomb squad personnel inspect the nearby areas of Huda City centre metro station after a bomb hoax was received in Gurgaon.

South Africa's captain Hashim Amla, celebrates his century on the first day of their 1st cricket Test match against West Indies at Centurion Park in Pretoria, South Africa.
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South Africa's captain Hashim Amla, celebrates his century on the first day of their 1st cricket Test match against West Indies at Centurion Park in Pretoria, South Africa.

A Christmas tree on display in Albania's capital main Skanderbeg Square decorated ahead of the Christmas and New Year festivities, both considered as the most popular holidays in the post-communist country, in Tirana, Albania.
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A Christmas tree on display in Albania's capital main Skanderbeg Square decorated ahead of the Christmas and New Year festivities, both considered as the most popular holidays in the post-communist country, in Tirana, Albania.

School girls holding placards during a protest rally in Thane on Wednesday against the Pakistan terror attack on School students.
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School girls holding placards during a protest rally in Thane on Wednesday against the Pakistan terror attack on School students.

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan with ISL founding chairperson Nita Ambani during a semifinal match of the Indian Super League in Chennai.
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Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan with ISL founding chairperson Nita Ambani during a semifinal match of the Indian Super League in Chennai.

A survivor salvage his belongings atop the collapsed building in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. The five storey residential building had a sixth floor that was in the process of being built, according to a survivor at the scene, and the Kenyan Red Cross tweeted that seven people had so far been rescued from the building with four being referred to a nearby hospital.
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A survivor salvage his belongings atop the collapsed building in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. The five storey residential building had a sixth floor that was in the process of being built, according to a survivor at the scene, and the Kenyan Red Cross tweeted that seven people had so far been rescued from the building with four being referred to a nearby hospital.

Indian students sit near a floral formation that reads “Homage to Innocence” for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, in Ahmadabad India.
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Indian students sit near a floral formation that reads “Homage to Innocence” for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, in Ahmadabad India.

Michelle Cotterill gives a woman a hug in the street at a temporary memorial site close to the Lindt cafe in the central business district of Sydney, Australia.
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Michelle Cotterill gives a woman a hug in the street at a temporary memorial site close to the Lindt cafe in the central business district of Sydney, Australia.

India's Murali Vijay celebrates after scoring a century on day one of the second cricket test against Australia in Brisbane, Australia.
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India's Murali Vijay celebrates after scoring a century on day one of the second cricket test against Australia in Brisbane, Australia.

Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge checks the blindfold of Fynley Gooch, 7, before helping him ice a cake as she promotes disability awareness as she meets with children at the newly established 23rd Poplar Beaver Scout Colony in east London.
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Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge checks the blindfold of Fynley Gooch, 7, before helping him ice a cake as she promotes disability awareness as she meets with children at the newly established 23rd Poplar Beaver Scout Colony in east London.

Cho Hyun-ah, who was head of cabin service at Korean Air Lines Co. and the oldest child of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, bows upon her arrival for questioning at the Seoul Western Prosecutors Office in Seoul, South Korea.
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Cho Hyun-ah, who was head of cabin service at Korean Air Lines Co. and the oldest child of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, bows upon her arrival for questioning at the Seoul Western Prosecutors Office in Seoul, South Korea.

Bullfighter Chuck Swisher, top, gets tossed into the air by bull Cajun Smurf while Swisher was protecting Bull rider Trey Benton III during the seventh go-round of the National Finals Rodeo, in Las Vegas.
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Bullfighter Chuck Swisher, top, gets tossed into the air by bull Cajun Smurf while Swisher was protecting Bull rider Trey Benton III during the seventh go-round of the National Finals Rodeo, in Las Vegas.

Pakistani children, chant prayers, during a candle light vigil for the victims of a Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, organized by supporters of the Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), in Karachi, Pakistan.
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Pakistani children, chant prayers, during a candle light vigil for the victims of a Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, organized by supporters of the Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), in Karachi, Pakistan.

School children pay tribute to students who were killed in the terroists attack in Peshawar, in Chikmagalur in Karnataka.
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School children pay tribute to students who were killed in the terroists attack in Peshawar, in Chikmagalur in Karnataka.

Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara plays a pull shot as Australia's Brad Haddin, right, looks on during the second cricket test in Brisbane, Australia.
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Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara plays a pull shot as Australia's Brad Haddin, right, looks on during the second cricket test in Brisbane, Australia.

An anti-government demonstrator runs away from tear gas during a protest calling for the resignation of Haiti's President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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An anti-government demonstrator runs away from tear gas during a protest calling for the resignation of Haiti's President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

President Barack Obama speaks to military members and families, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, in Wrightstown, N.J.
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President Barack Obama speaks to military members and families, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, in Wrightstown, N.J.

Supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his election rally in Jammu.
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Supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his election rally in Jammu.

ISL Founding Chairperson Nita Ambani during the semi-final match between Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters FC in Chennai.
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ISL Founding Chairperson Nita Ambani during the semi-final match between Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters FC in Chennai.

A girl holding a placard on the second anniversary of the deadly gang rape of a student on a bus, in New Delhi.
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A girl holding a placard on the second anniversary of the deadly gang rape of a student on a bus, in New Delhi.

Morning fog engulfs a village outside Izbasesti, Romania. Severe fog affected large areas of Romania causing traffic disruptions.
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Morning fog engulfs a village outside Izbasesti, Romania. Severe fog affected large areas of Romania causing traffic disruptions.

French ice skater Nathalie Pechalat poses with people wearing penguin costumes, as she takes part in the launch of the movie 'Penguins of Madagascar', at the ice rink, in front of the Paris City Hall, in Paris.
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French ice skater Nathalie Pechalat poses with people wearing penguin costumes, as she takes part in the launch of the movie 'Penguins of Madagascar', at the ice rink, in front of the Paris City Hall, in Paris.

Rabbi Abraham Shemtov,national director of American Friends of Lubavitch (Chabad) lights the national menorah during a ceremony marking the start of the celebration of Hanukkah, on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington.
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Rabbi Abraham Shemtov,national director of American Friends of Lubavitch (Chabad) lights the national menorah during a ceremony marking the start of the celebration of Hanukkah, on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington.

Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters FC player vie for the ball during the ISL semi-final match in Chennai.
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Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters FC player vie for the ball during the ISL semi-final match in Chennai.