Day in Pics: 20th February

Feb 20, 2015, 20:11 PM IST
As temperatures dipped to 28 degrees, workers covered acres of plants with frost cloth and also sprayed water encasing the roses in a cocoon of ice.
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As temperatures dipped to 28 degrees, workers covered acres of plants with frost cloth and also sprayed water encasing the roses in a cocoon of ice.

A cotton-top tamarin gets treatment at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany.
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A cotton-top tamarin gets treatment at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany.

A man walks in the snow in Jerusalem. A heavy winter storm descended on parts of the Middle East on Friday, with snow forcing the closure of all roads leading in and out of Jerusalem and sprinkling Israel's desert with a rare layer of white.
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A man walks in the snow in Jerusalem. A heavy winter storm descended on parts of the Middle East on Friday, with snow forcing the closure of all roads leading in and out of Jerusalem and sprinkling Israel's desert with a rare layer of white.

A relative cheers a bride as she sits with other Indian brides from impoverished families, waiting for their grooms to arrive during a mass marriage ceremony in New Delhi.
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A relative cheers a bride as she sits with other Indian brides from impoverished families, waiting for their grooms to arrive during a mass marriage ceremony in New Delhi.

Police dogs bite the arm of a police officer during an anti-terrorism drill for the upcoming Tokyo Marathon, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police headquarters in Tokyo.
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Police dogs bite the arm of a police officer during an anti-terrorism drill for the upcoming Tokyo Marathon, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police headquarters in Tokyo.

People chant during a rally near the Presidential Palace to call for the passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law or BBL in the southern Philippines.
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People chant during a rally near the Presidential Palace to call for the passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law or BBL in the southern Philippines.

Police in civil clothing escort two alleged suspects, center and center right, who are among the seven persons in an oil espionage case, to a police van to be produced in a court from the Delhi Crime Branch unit, in New Delhi.
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Police in civil clothing escort two alleged suspects, center and center right, who are among the seven persons in an oil espionage case, to a police van to be produced in a court from the Delhi Crime Branch unit, in New Delhi.

Officials inspect the tree, now just a single stem, planted by President Barack Obama at Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi. The lack of leaves has been giving Indian officials sleepless nights, with the local media blasting them for allowing the tree to die.
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Officials inspect the tree, now just a single stem, planted by President Barack Obama at Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi. The lack of leaves has been giving Indian officials sleepless nights, with the local media blasting them for allowing the tree to die.

Rescue service men and firemen work at a derailed train a the accident site in Rafz, canton Zurich, Switzerland.
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Rescue service men and firemen work at a derailed train a the accident site in Rafz, canton Zurich, Switzerland.

Sachin Tendulkar poses with BMW i8 during its launch function at NSCI in Mumbai.- dna
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Sachin Tendulkar poses with BMW i8 during its launch function at NSCI in Mumbai.- dna

Russian aerobatic team Yakovlev performs a maneuver on the third day of Aero India 2015 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.
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Russian aerobatic team Yakovlev performs a maneuver on the third day of Aero India 2015 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

Chinese performers dressed in traditional costumes participate in a cultural dance in the snow on stage at Ditan Park during a temple fair for a Lunar New Year celebration, in Beijing.
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Chinese performers dressed in traditional costumes participate in a cultural dance in the snow on stage at Ditan Park during a temple fair for a Lunar New Year celebration, in Beijing.

President Barack Obama signs a proclamation in Chicago, to designate the Pullman National Monument — commemorating African-Americans who served as porters, waiters and maids on the iconic Pullman sleeper cars.
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President Barack Obama signs a proclamation in Chicago, to designate the Pullman National Monument — commemorating African-Americans who served as porters, waiters and maids on the iconic Pullman sleeper cars.

England's Gary Balance plays a shot to New Zealand fielder Kane Williamson (not pictured) to be caught out for 10 runs during their Cricket World Cup match in Wellington, New Zealand.
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England's Gary Balance plays a shot to New Zealand fielder Kane Williamson (not pictured) to be caught out for 10 runs during their Cricket World Cup match in Wellington, New Zealand.

Pieces of ice flow over the Canadian 'Horseshoe' Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
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Pieces of ice flow over the Canadian 'Horseshoe' Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Kyle Larson (42) spins in front of Ty Dillon (33) and Justin Marks (29) during the first of two qualifying races for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
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Kyle Larson (42) spins in front of Ty Dillon (33) and Justin Marks (29) during the first of two qualifying races for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Model Jourdan Dunn wears a creation for Naomi Campbell's Fashion For Relief Foundation that is fighting against the Ebola epidemic, at the BFC show space at Somerset House in central London.
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Model Jourdan Dunn wears a creation for Naomi Campbell's Fashion For Relief Foundation that is fighting against the Ebola epidemic, at the BFC show space at Somerset House in central London.

Air Force One takes off at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.
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Air Force One takes off at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

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