Day in Pics: 1st July

Jul 01, 2015, 20:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches digital India project in New Delhi. The initiative involves creating opportunities for all Indian citizens by harnessing digital technologies, to empower every citizen with access to digital services, knowledge and information.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches digital India project in New Delhi. The initiative involves creating opportunities for all Indian citizens by harnessing digital technologies, to empower every citizen with access to digital services, knowledge and information.

A man strolls with his two hyacinth macaws (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) through Hyde Park in London. Britain is preparing itself for the hottest day in nine years Wednesday, with temperatures possibly rising to 35 Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) in London.
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A man strolls with his two hyacinth macaws (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) through Hyde Park in London. Britain is preparing itself for the hottest day in nine years Wednesday, with temperatures possibly rising to 35 Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) in London.

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav sharing cake during a programme to celebrate his birthday in Lucknow.
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Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav sharing cake during a programme to celebrate his birthday in Lucknow.

Women take selfies with their girl children as part of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in Nagpur.
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Women take selfies with their girl children as part of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in Nagpur.

Police officers showing illegal weapons recovered after bust of illegal arms factory in Meerut.
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Police officers showing illegal weapons recovered after bust of illegal arms factory in Meerut.

President Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers to the sacred Dwajasthambham (flag-mast) of Lord Shiva at the ancient cave temple of Sri Kapileswara Swamy in Tirupati.
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President Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers to the sacred Dwajasthambham (flag-mast) of Lord Shiva at the ancient cave temple of Sri Kapileswara Swamy in Tirupati.

Rathikhola Bridge collapses due to heavy rains in Darjeeling.
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Rathikhola Bridge collapses due to heavy rains in Darjeeling.

Bangladesh’s Tamim Iqbal walks with a bat during a practice session ahead of their first Twenty20 cricket match against South Africa in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh’s Tamim Iqbal walks with a bat during a practice session ahead of their first Twenty20 cricket match against South Africa in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Jarkko Nieminen of Finland, during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Jarkko Nieminen of Finland, during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

Sadhus stand in a queue to register themselves for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine at a base camp in Jammu.
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Sadhus stand in a queue to register themselves for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine at a base camp in Jammu.

Farmers participate in a bull race at a paddy field in Canning village in South 24 Pargana district. Farmers participate in the race with a belief that participation before ploughing their fields will bring rain and a better harvest.
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Farmers participate in a bull race at a paddy field in Canning village in South 24 Pargana district. Farmers participate in the race with a belief that participation before ploughing their fields will bring rain and a better harvest.

Maharashtra Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde addresses a press meet to clarify her stand on the charges of corruption in Mumbai.
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Maharashtra Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde addresses a press meet to clarify her stand on the charges of corruption in Mumbai.

Britain's Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, takes part in flower arranging with the co-founders of Floral Angels, a charity dedicated to recycling flowers for people in need, at Clarence House, in London.
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Britain's Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, takes part in flower arranging with the co-founders of Floral Angels, a charity dedicated to recycling flowers for people in need, at Clarence House, in London.

Pensioners try to get a number to enter inside a bank in Athens. About 1,000 bank branches around the country were ordered by the government to reopen Wednesday to help desperate pensioners without ATM cards cash up to 120 euros ($134) from their retirement checks.
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Pensioners try to get a number to enter inside a bank in Athens. About 1,000 bank branches around the country were ordered by the government to reopen Wednesday to help desperate pensioners without ATM cards cash up to 120 euros ($134) from their retirement checks.

Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) personnel demonstrate during the open day of Stonecutter Island Navy Base in Hong Kong to mark the 18th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover to China in Hong Kong.
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Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) personnel demonstrate during the open day of Stonecutter Island Navy Base in Hong Kong to mark the 18th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover to China in Hong Kong.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance during a Lets Move! event with Girl Scouts on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance during a Lets Move! event with Girl Scouts on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington.

First lady Michelle Obama hugs a group of Girl Scouts during a Lets Move! event on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington.
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First lady Michelle Obama hugs a group of Girl Scouts during a Lets Move! event on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington.

Rescuers search for victims at the site where an air force cargo plane crashed in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.
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Rescuers search for victims at the site where an air force cargo plane crashed in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Relatives wail after a youth was shot dead in a clash between two groups in Muzaffarnagar.
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Relatives wail after a youth was shot dead in a clash between two groups in Muzaffarnagar.

A rainbow appears on the water splayed from a fire engine as firemen extinguish a fire on a lumberyard at the south side of Beijing, China.
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A rainbow appears on the water splayed from a fire engine as firemen extinguish a fire on a lumberyard at the south side of Beijing, China.

A fan of Paraguay's national soccer team covers her mouth with a Paraguayan flag while watching the Copa America semifinal soccer match between Paraguay and Argentina, on a television screen in Asuncion, Paraguay.
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A fan of Paraguay's national soccer team covers her mouth with a Paraguayan flag while watching the Copa America semifinal soccer match between Paraguay and Argentina, on a television screen in Asuncion, Paraguay.

A protestor wears a mask with a gag as she marches against the Public Security Law in Madrid, Spain.
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A protestor wears a mask with a gag as she marches against the Public Security Law in Madrid, Spain.

People watch a fireworks display in Newark, N.J.
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People watch a fireworks display in Newark, N.J.