Day in Pics: 21st October

Day in Pics: 21st October

Oct 21, 2014, 20:15 PM IST
Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari being welcomed by supporters on his arrival at Nagpur airport on Tuesday after the Assembly election results.
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Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari being welcomed by supporters on his arrival at Nagpur airport on Tuesday after the Assembly election results.

Russia's Maria Sharapova makes a backhand return to Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore.
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Russia's Maria Sharapova makes a backhand return to Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, greet the President of Singapore Tony Tan, and his wife Mary, during a ceremonial welcome at Horse Guards Parade in London .
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, greet the President of Singapore Tony Tan, and his wife Mary, during a ceremonial welcome at Horse Guards Parade in London .

Demonstrators bang pots and pans as several hundred Georgian men and women gathered outside the Georgian government headquarters in Tbilisi, Georgia, for a protest rally as a part of a campaign called Stop That! against domestic violence in the country.
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Demonstrators bang pots and pans as several hundred Georgian men and women gathered outside the Georgian government headquarters in Tbilisi, Georgia, for a protest rally as a part of a campaign called Stop That! against domestic violence in the country.

Britain's Prince William, and his wife, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, wait to greet the President of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam, and his wife Mary, at an hotel in London, on the first day of his four-day state visit to the Britain.
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Britain's Prince William, and his wife, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, wait to greet the President of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam, and his wife Mary, at an hotel in London, on the first day of his four-day state visit to the Britain.

Jammu and Kashmir state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah salutes during a parade to mark Police Commemoration Day, on the outskirts of Srinagar.
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Jammu and Kashmir state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah salutes during a parade to mark Police Commemoration Day, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

A train makes it's way along the coastal route near Whitehaven, north west England, as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo blew into Britain, causing rush-hour travel misery for road, rail and air travellers.  Some areas were subjected to gusts of wind up to 65 mph, (105 kph) but forecasters predicted that the worst of the weather will be over after by Wednesday.
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A train makes it's way along the coastal route near Whitehaven, north west England, as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo blew into Britain, causing rush-hour travel misery for road, rail and air travellers. Some areas were subjected to gusts of wind up to 65 mph, (105 kph) but forecasters predicted that the worst of the weather will be over after by Wednesday.

Sabina, only one name available, cries as she stands in the debris of homes destroyed by a fire at a slum in Gurgaon, India. There were no casualties reported. The cause of the fire is unknown.
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Sabina, only one name available, cries as she stands in the debris of homes destroyed by a fire at a slum in Gurgaon, India. There were no casualties reported. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Oscar Pistorius, arrives outside the court in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius received a five-year sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.
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Oscar Pistorius, arrives outside the court in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius received a five-year sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.

Philippine Health Secretary Enrique Ona sits in front of medical health workers wearing different types of `Ebola suit` during a media tour of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine facility to show the Government's readiness in the still Ebola-free country at Alabang, Muntinlupa city, south of Manila, Philippines.
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Philippine Health Secretary Enrique Ona sits in front of medical health workers wearing different types of `Ebola suit` during a media tour of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine facility to show the Government's readiness in the still Ebola-free country at Alabang, Muntinlupa city, south of Manila, Philippines.

New Zealand batsman Luke Ronchi, right, plays a shot before he lost his wicket for 99 during the ODI cricket match against South Africa at Mt Maunganui in Tauranga, New Zealand.
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New Zealand batsman Luke Ronchi, right, plays a shot before he lost his wicket for 99 during the ODI cricket match against South Africa at Mt Maunganui in Tauranga, New Zealand.

Spain's Rafael Nadal returns a ball to Italy's Simone Bolelli during their first round match in the Swiss Indoor tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.
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Spain's Rafael Nadal returns a ball to Italy's Simone Bolelli during their first round match in the Swiss Indoor tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

Smoke and flames from an airstrike by the US-led coalition rise in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.
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Smoke and flames from an airstrike by the US-led coalition rise in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.

A pro-democracy student protester looks up from her smart phone at the protest site in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong.
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A pro-democracy student protester looks up from her smart phone at the protest site in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong.

A supporter of Brazil's President and Workers Party candidate Dilma Rousseff, attends a rally for Rousseff's re-election campaign in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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A supporter of Brazil's President and Workers Party candidate Dilma Rousseff, attends a rally for Rousseff's re-election campaign in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Thick smoke from an airstrike by the US-led coalition rises in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.
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Thick smoke from an airstrike by the US-led coalition rises in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lighting lamp during inauguration of Kali Puja at Girish Park puja pandal in Kolkata on Monday on the occasion of Diwali festival.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lighting lamp during inauguration of Kali Puja at Girish Park puja pandal in Kolkata on Monday on the occasion of Diwali festival.

File photo of the five convicts of Dhula Kuan gang rape case the fast track court sentenced all the five convicts in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case to life imprisonment, in New Delhi.
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File photo of the five convicts of Dhula Kuan gang rape case the fast track court sentenced all the five convicts in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case to life imprisonment, in New Delhi.

AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi meets cyclone affected people at Laxmipur in Koraput district of Odisha.
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AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi meets cyclone affected people at Laxmipur in Koraput district of Odisha.

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah shakes hand with Chief Justice H.L. Dattu during a felicitation function in Bengaluru.
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Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah shakes hand with Chief Justice H.L. Dattu during a felicitation function in Bengaluru.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, is embraced by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, left, before speaking at a fundraiser for Democratic congressional candidates hosted by Pelosi at the Fairmont Hotel,  in San Francisco.
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, is embraced by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, left, before speaking at a fundraiser for Democratic congressional candidates hosted by Pelosi at the Fairmont Hotel, in San Francisco.

Monica Lewinsky gives a speech at the Forbes Under 30 Summit at the Pa. Convention Center in Philadelphia.
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Monica Lewinsky gives a speech at the Forbes Under 30 Summit at the Pa. Convention Center in Philadelphia.

President Barack Obama waves as he walks from Marine One, across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, as he arrives from Chicago.
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President Barack Obama waves as he walks from Marine One, across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, as he arrives from Chicago.