Day in Pics: 19th August

Aug 19, 2015, 20:52 PM IST
A Hindu priest, face smeared with color and sacrificial blood, carries a goat for sacrifice during the Deodhani festival at the Kamakhya Hindu temple in Guwahati. During this festival devotees sacrifice goats and pigeons.
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A Hindu priest, face smeared with color and sacrificial blood, carries a goat for sacrifice during the Deodhani festival at the Kamakhya Hindu temple in Guwahati. During this festival devotees sacrifice goats and pigeons.

Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke leaves the pitch after an optional training session at the Oval cricket ground in London. The fifth test starts at the ground on Thursday.
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Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke leaves the pitch after an optional training session at the Oval cricket ground in London. The fifth test starts at the ground on Thursday.

Cricketer Dinesh Karthik and ace squash player Deepika Pallikal during their wedding ceremony in Chennai.
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Cricketer Dinesh Karthik and ace squash player Deepika Pallikal during their wedding ceremony in Chennai.

South Africa’s batsman Hashim Amla, waves his bat after reaching his century during their first One Day International cricket match against New Zealand at the Centurion Park stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.
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South Africa’s batsman Hashim Amla, waves his bat after reaching his century during their first One Day International cricket match against New Zealand at the Centurion Park stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

Radhe Maa after being questioned at Kandivali Police Station in Mumbai.
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Radhe Maa after being questioned at Kandivali Police Station in Mumbai.

Boxer Mary Kom, felicitates a member, second of the Indian contingent, which returned from the 2015 Special Olympics at an event in New Delhi.
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Boxer Mary Kom, felicitates a member, second of the Indian contingent, which returned from the 2015 Special Olympics at an event in New Delhi.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paying her last respects to the first Lady Suvra Mukherjee at 13, Talkatora Road in New Delhi.
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Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paying her last respects to the first Lady Suvra Mukherjee at 13, Talkatora Road in New Delhi.

Bollywood Actress and BJP MP Hema Malini.
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Bollywood Actress and BJP MP Hema Malini.

Real Madrids Cristiano Ronaldo, left, tussles for the ball with Galatasarays Jose Rodriguez, right, and Alex Telles during the Santiago Bernabeu trophy soccer match between Real Madrid and Galatasaray at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid.
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Real Madrids Cristiano Ronaldo, left, tussles for the ball with Galatasarays Jose Rodriguez, right, and Alex Telles during the Santiago Bernabeu trophy soccer match between Real Madrid and Galatasaray at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid.

Rescuers work by the plane wreckage in Pegunungan Bintang, Papua province, Indonesia.
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Rescuers work by the plane wreckage in Pegunungan Bintang, Papua province, Indonesia.

Students showing their Tablet PC presented by school authority under the Prime Ministers ‘Digital India’ programme to reduce the weight of school bags, at a school.
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Students showing their Tablet PC presented by school authority under the Prime Ministers ‘Digital India’ programme to reduce the weight of school bags, at a school.

A woman pays respects at the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection in Bangkok, Thailand.
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A woman pays respects at the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection in Bangkok, Thailand.

A demonstrator dressed as Ronald McDonald takes part in a protest for better wages and working conditions for McDonald's employees, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A demonstrator dressed as Ronald McDonald takes part in a protest for better wages and working conditions for McDonald's employees, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A shark swims in a 1.3 million gallon exhibit in Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
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A shark swims in a 1.3 million gallon exhibit in Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

A man holds a banner during a demonstration initiated by right-wing NPD (National Democratic Party of Germany) against the German asylum law and asylum seekers in Riesa, eastern Germany.
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A man holds a banner during a demonstration initiated by right-wing NPD (National Democratic Party of Germany) against the German asylum law and asylum seekers in Riesa, eastern Germany.

A lion cub suns itself on the peak of a large rock at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Ore.
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A lion cub suns itself on the peak of a large rock at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Ore.

Giselle Tacon and Pablo Nelson share a kiss before competing in the salon category at the World Tango Championship first round in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Giselle Tacon and Pablo Nelson share a kiss before competing in the salon category at the World Tango Championship first round in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

a proselytizer walks by two women clad in thongs and body paint in Times Square, in New York. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising to take action against women who pose nearly naked for photos in Times Square in exchange for cash.
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a proselytizer walks by two women clad in thongs and body paint in Times Square, in New York. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising to take action against women who pose nearly naked for photos in Times Square in exchange for cash.

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns the ball to Roberto Bautista Agut, of Spain, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns the ball to Roberto Bautista Agut, of Spain, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.