Day in Pics: 17th February

Feb 17, 2015, 19:20 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other dignitaries attend At Home on the occasion of Delhi Police Raising Day, in New Delhi.
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President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other dignitaries attend At Home on the occasion of Delhi Police Raising Day, in New Delhi.

A local passenger bus was set ablaze by angry mob after it met with an accident, in Patna.
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A local passenger bus was set ablaze by angry mob after it met with an accident, in Patna.

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena offers prayers in front of an idol of Lord Buddha at a temple in Bodh Gaya.
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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena offers prayers in front of an idol of Lord Buddha at a temple in Bodh Gaya.

Devotees pour milk on a Shivling, an idol symbolic of Hindu god Shiva, at the Aap Shambhu Lord Shiva temple during
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Devotees pour milk on a Shivling, an idol symbolic of Hindu god Shiva, at the Aap Shambhu Lord Shiva temple during "Shivaratri" festival in Jammu.

Members of P.E.T.A. (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), wearing white jumpsuits and sheep masks, display placards during a protest at Manila's Chinatown district of Binondo to remind shoppers and tourists celebrating the Year of the Sheep, not to patronize wool made from shearing off its hair, in Manila, Philippines.
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Members of P.E.T.A. (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), wearing white jumpsuits and sheep masks, display placards during a protest at Manila's Chinatown district of Binondo to remind shoppers and tourists celebrating the Year of the Sheep, not to patronize wool made from shearing off its hair, in Manila, Philippines.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Cardinal George Allencherry as he arrives at a function to the mark recent canonization of two Indians by the Vatican in New Delhi, India.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Cardinal George Allencherry as he arrives at a function to the mark recent canonization of two Indians by the Vatican in New Delhi, India.

Performers from the Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school parade in a float with the sculpture depicting Nelson Mandela, during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Performers from the Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school parade in a float with the sculpture depicting Nelson Mandela, during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Pakistani police officers and a volunteer rush an injured person to a hospital after a bombing in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistani police officers and a volunteer rush an injured person to a hospital after a bombing in Lahore, Pakistan.

Children watch as divers perform a dragon dance underwater at the South East Asia Aquarium in Resorts World Sentosa, a popular tourist destination, as part of Chinese New Year celebrations, in Singapore.
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Children watch as divers perform a dragon dance underwater at the South East Asia Aquarium in Resorts World Sentosa, a popular tourist destination, as part of Chinese New Year celebrations, in Singapore.

PIB India :- #AeroIndia2015 #Sarang team has performed in over 35 air shows in India & abroad -twitter
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PIB India :- #AeroIndia2015 #Sarang team has performed in over 35 air shows in India & abroad -twitter

Venus Williams of the U. S. returns the ball to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during the second day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
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Venus Williams of the U. S. returns the ball to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during the second day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Hundreds of people gather for a vigil near the cultural club in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Hundreds of people gather for a vigil near the cultural club in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Lori Logli plays with her toy poodle, Manny, in the benching area at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Lori Logli plays with her toy poodle, Manny, in the benching area at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Daniel Mattingly cleans the snow off his car, which had accumulated while he was at work in Lexington, Ky.
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Daniel Mattingly cleans the snow off his car, which had accumulated while he was at work in Lexington, Ky.

A fire burns, after a train derailment near Charleston, W.Va. Nearby residents were told to evacuate as state emergency response and environmental officials headed to the scene.
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A fire burns, after a train derailment near Charleston, W.Va. Nearby residents were told to evacuate as state emergency response and environmental officials headed to the scene.

Performers from the Portela samba school, parade during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Performers from the Portela samba school, parade during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Model Helen Kwok displays the nail art completed by a competitor at the Canada Nail Cup in Vancouver.
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Model Helen Kwok displays the nail art completed by a competitor at the Canada Nail Cup in Vancouver.

A float in the Krewe of Proteus passes down Napoleon Avenue during their Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.
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A float in the Krewe of Proteus passes down Napoleon Avenue during their Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

CCH Pounder, actress on the television series NCIS New Orleans, throws beads from a float during the Krewe of Proteus parade in New Orleans. The day is known as Lundi Gras, the day before Mardi Gras.
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CCH Pounder, actress on the television series NCIS New Orleans, throws beads from a float during the Krewe of Proteus parade in New Orleans. The day is known as Lundi Gras, the day before Mardi Gras.