Day in Pics: 23rd January

Jan 23, 2015, 19:54 PM IST
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People help an injured victim after an explosion in Arrah, a town 65 kilometers (40 miles) southwest of Patna, the capital of Bihar. A crude bomb exploded Friday in a courthouse in eastern India, killing two people and injuring more than 10 others, police said.

People help an injured victim after an explosion in Arrah, a town 65 kilometers (40 miles) southwest of Patna, the capital of Bihar. A crude bomb exploded Friday in a courthouse in eastern India, killing two people and injuring more than 10 others, police said.

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Orangutan baby Cinta plays in a barrel at the zoo in Cologne, Germany.

Orangutan baby Cinta plays in a barrel at the zoo in Cologne, Germany.

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Visitors stand in front of the monumental panoramic artwork 'DRESDEN 1945', which is printed on cloth widths, of artist Yadegar Asisi during a press preview at the Dresden Asisi Panometer in Dresden, Germany.

Visitors stand in front of the monumental panoramic artwork 'DRESDEN 1945', which is printed on cloth widths, of artist Yadegar Asisi during a press preview at the Dresden Asisi Panometer in Dresden, Germany.

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Jagjot Singh Rubal gives final touches on a painting of US President Barack Obama in Amritsar. Obama arrives in New Delhi on Sunday and will be the first American president to attend India’s annual Republic Day festivities marked annually on Jan. 26.

Jagjot Singh Rubal gives final touches on a painting of US President Barack Obama in Amritsar. Obama arrives in New Delhi on Sunday and will be the first American president to attend India’s annual Republic Day festivities marked annually on Jan. 26.

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Maria Sharapova of Russia waves after defeating Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Maria Sharapova of Russia waves after defeating Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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A tribal Tiwa man displays his catch during a community fishing event as part of the Jonbeel festival near Jagiroad.

A tribal Tiwa man displays his catch during a community fishing event as part of the Jonbeel festival near Jagiroad.

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T-90 tanks roll down Rajpath, a ceremonial boulevard that runs from Indian President's palace to war memorial India Gate, as part of the full dress rehearsal ahead of Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

T-90 tanks roll down Rajpath, a ceremonial boulevard that runs from Indian President's palace to war memorial India Gate, as part of the full dress rehearsal ahead of Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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Ahmed Rashid, Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, G Parthasarathy, Anatol Lieven at a session moderated by Suhasini Haider on 'Descent into Chaos- Pakistan on the Brink' during the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 in Jaipur.

Ahmed Rashid, Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, G Parthasarathy, Anatol Lieven at a session moderated by Suhasini Haider on 'Descent into Chaos- Pakistan on the Brink' during the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 in Jaipur.

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Jagat Guru Shankaracharya Swami Vasudevanand Giri Ji Maharaj along Swami Narendra Giri, Jagadguru Shankaracharya Narendranand Giriji Maharaj with other sadhus during Akhil Bharatiya Dharam Sabha at Sangam in Allahabad.

Jagat Guru Shankaracharya Swami Vasudevanand Giri Ji Maharaj along Swami Narendra Giri, Jagadguru Shankaracharya Narendranand Giriji Maharaj with other sadhus during Akhil Bharatiya Dharam Sabha at Sangam in Allahabad.

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Singer Beyonce and Jay-Z leave after watching the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Brooklyn Nets.

Singer Beyonce and Jay-Z leave after watching the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Brooklyn Nets.

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Elite runners in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2015 pass by the Burj al-Arab at around the 30 kilometer mark, in Dubai, UAE.

Elite runners in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2015 pass by the Burj al-Arab at around the 30 kilometer mark, in Dubai, UAE.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland makes a forehand return to Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Roger Federer of Switzerland makes a forehand return to Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Pilgrims walk along the road of Saint Jamess Way as snow falls on a winter day near the Pyrenees town of Roncesvalles, northern Spain.

Pilgrims walk along the road of Saint Jamess Way as snow falls on a winter day near the Pyrenees town of Roncesvalles, northern Spain.

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Demonstrators set tires on fire during a protest to demand the resignation of President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Demonstrators set tires on fire during a protest to demand the resignation of President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Britain's Prince Charles, meets Australian singers, Soprano and cellist Taryn Fiebig, 2nd left, Soprano Kiandra Howarth, partially hidden, and Tenor Samuel Sakker, right, after a concert at Buckingham Palace in London.

Britain's Prince Charles, meets Australian singers, Soprano and cellist Taryn Fiebig, 2nd left, Soprano Kiandra Howarth, partially hidden, and Tenor Samuel Sakker, right, after a concert at Buckingham Palace in London.

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Artists of Jammu Kashmir tableaux, participating in Republic Day parade, pose for a photo during a press preview in New Delhi.

Artists of Jammu Kashmir tableaux, participating in Republic Day parade, pose for a photo during a press preview in New Delhi.

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President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, Kansas.

President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, Kansas.

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This photo made with a long exposure shows the glow from a Noctiluca scintillans algal bloom along the seashore in Hong Kong. The luminescence, also called Sea Sparkle, is triggered by farm pollution that can be devastating to marine life and local fisheries, according to University of Georgia oceanographer Samantha Joye.

This photo made with a long exposure shows the glow from a Noctiluca scintillans algal bloom along the seashore in Hong Kong. The luminescence, also called Sea Sparkle, is triggered by farm pollution that can be devastating to marine life and local fisheries, according to University of Georgia oceanographer Samantha Joye.

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