Day in Pics: 22nd March

Mar 22, 2015, 16:39 PM IST
A kite maker showing a kite, emboldened with photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of the latters arrival in Amritsar on Monday.
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A kite maker showing a kite, emboldened with photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of the latters arrival in Amritsar on Monday.

A major fire broke out in the AC plant of Parliament complex this afternoon, in New Delhi.
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A major fire broke out in the AC plant of Parliament complex this afternoon, in New Delhi.

All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) members and activists taking vow to safeguard the nation on the eve of death anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, at Amritsar.
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All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) members and activists taking vow to safeguard the nation on the eve of death anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, at Amritsar.

a volunteer fighter with a Shiite militant group known as 'Jihad Brigades,' fires his weapon during clashes with Islamic State group militants, outside Tikrit, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq.
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a volunteer fighter with a Shiite militant group known as 'Jihad Brigades,' fires his weapon during clashes with Islamic State group militants, outside Tikrit, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq.

A Balinese couple embraces during the
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A Balinese couple embraces during the "Omed Omedan" kissing festival on the island of Bali, Indonesia.

An Afghan civil society activist is comforted by a man as she mourns during the funeral of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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An Afghan civil society activist is comforted by a man as she mourns during the funeral of 27-year-old Farkhunda, an Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Poland's extreme cyclist Krystian Herba makes the final hop to climb up 3,139 stairs of Taipei's landmark tower building Taipei 101 in Taiwan by bicycle in 2 hours 13 minutes in his attempt to break his own Guinness World Record for most stairs climbed by bicycle.
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Poland's extreme cyclist Krystian Herba makes the final hop to climb up 3,139 stairs of Taipei's landmark tower building Taipei 101 in Taiwan by bicycle in 2 hours 13 minutes in his attempt to break his own Guinness World Record for most stairs climbed by bicycle.

President Pranab Mukherjee presenting Kirti Chakra to Captain Jaidev at the Defence Investiture Ceremony 2015 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
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President Pranab Mukherjee presenting Kirti Chakra to Captain Jaidev at the Defence Investiture Ceremony 2015 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Yaks move towards Mount Everest’s base camp ferrying supplies as the three-month climbing for the worlds tallest mountain begins in March, near Gorakshep, Nepal.
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Yaks move towards Mount Everest’s base camp ferrying supplies as the three-month climbing for the worlds tallest mountain begins in March, near Gorakshep, Nepal.

Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali celebrates Gudi Padwa Hindu new year at his residence in Mumbai.
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Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali celebrates Gudi Padwa Hindu new year at his residence in Mumbai.

Participants of Color Up 5K are doused with powdered color during a post-run party following the third-annual run at Lions Park in Temple, Texas.
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Participants of Color Up 5K are doused with powdered color during a post-run party following the third-annual run at Lions Park in Temple, Texas.

US first lady Michelle Obama waves as she leaves Siem Reap International Airport, Sunday, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
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US first lady Michelle Obama waves as she leaves Siem Reap International Airport, Sunday, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

President Barack Obama, center, and his brother-in-law Craig Robinson, right, react as Princeton scores against Wisconsin-Green Bay during a women's college basketball game in the first round of the NCAA tournament in College Park, Md.
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President Barack Obama, center, and his brother-in-law Craig Robinson, right, react as Princeton scores against Wisconsin-Green Bay during a women's college basketball game in the first round of the NCAA tournament in College Park, Md.

A hooded protester in an orange jumpsuit holds chained wrists high outside the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, in front of the White House, in Washington, during a protest organized by the ANSWER Coalition protest what they say is the
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A hooded protester in an orange jumpsuit holds chained wrists high outside the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, in front of the White House, in Washington, during a protest organized by the ANSWER Coalition protest what they say is the "Endless U.S. War in the Middle East.

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns to Milos Raonic, of Canada, during their semifinal match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament.
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns to Milos Raonic, of Canada, during their semifinal match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament.

Britain's Prince Charles is greeted by a group of schoolchildren on his arrival at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville, Ky.
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Britain's Prince Charles is greeted by a group of schoolchildren on his arrival at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville, Ky.

Movie extras dressed in costumes of the Day of the Dead wait for the bus after a day's filming of
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Movie extras dressed in costumes of the Day of the Dead wait for the bus after a day's filming of "Spectre," the most recent 007 James Bond movie, in the historic center of Mexico City.

Kevin Harvick gets drenched by his team after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Sprint Cup Series auto race in Fontana, Calif.
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Kevin Harvick gets drenched by his team after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Sprint Cup Series auto race in Fontana, Calif.

Georgia's Brandie Jay performs on the uneven bars during the NCAA college SEC gymnastics championship, in Duluth, Ga.
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Georgia's Brandie Jay performs on the uneven bars during the NCAA college SEC gymnastics championship, in Duluth, Ga.

Syrian Kurds dance to celebrate Nowruz, the Kurdish new year, in Damascus, Syria.
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Syrian Kurds dance to celebrate Nowruz, the Kurdish new year, in Damascus, Syria.