Day in Pics: 23rd May

May 23, 2015, 19:58 PM IST
Fans and policemen surround south Indian film star Rajinikanth as he arrives to attend the swearing-in-ceremony of Jayaram Jayalalitha as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu state in Chennai.
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Fans and policemen surround south Indian film star Rajinikanth as he arrives to attend the swearing-in-ceremony of Jayaram Jayalalitha as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu state in Chennai.

Fans take a selfie with Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar during Smaaash Mumbai Cricket Challenge felicitation ceremony in Mumbai.
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Fans take a selfie with Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar during Smaaash Mumbai Cricket Challenge felicitation ceremony in Mumbai.

Actress and Congress leader Nagma at a party meeting in Meerut.
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Actress and Congress leader Nagma at a party meeting in Meerut.

A man shows a pair of turtles in Thane, Mumbai on World Turtle Day.
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A man shows a pair of turtles in Thane, Mumbai on World Turtle Day.

A participant lies in the mud as she takes part in the Mud Day athletic event in Toledo, Spain.
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A participant lies in the mud as she takes part in the Mud Day athletic event in Toledo, Spain.

Two men kiss as first results start to filter through in the referendum, Dublin, Ireland. Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.
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Two men kiss as first results start to filter through in the referendum, Dublin, Ireland. Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.

Models queue to enter for rehearsals on the starting grid after the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday.
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Models queue to enter for rehearsals on the starting grid after the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday.

New Zealand's Kane Williamson celebrates scoring a century during the third day of the first Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London.
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New Zealand's Kane Williamson celebrates scoring a century during the third day of the first Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London.

Police take away Gujjar community members who were trying to block railway tracks in Meerut to support their community agitating for resrvation in Rajasthan.
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Police take away Gujjar community members who were trying to block railway tracks in Meerut to support their community agitating for resrvation in Rajasthan.

A man takes bath under a train water supplying pipe at a railway station in Allahabad. Most of north India has been reeling under heat wave conditions with temperature soaring to over 46 degree Celsius.
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A man takes bath under a train water supplying pipe at a railway station in Allahabad. Most of north India has been reeling under heat wave conditions with temperature soaring to over 46 degree Celsius.

Shabana Azmi with orphan children during inauguration function of Kaifi Azmi IPTA Culture Center.
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Shabana Azmi with orphan children during inauguration function of Kaifi Azmi IPTA Culture Center.

Defending champion Russia's Maria Sharapova practices during a training session for the French Tennis Open at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris.
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Defending champion Russia's Maria Sharapova practices during a training session for the French Tennis Open at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris.

Pakistani police commandos stand alert as a bus carrying the Zimbabwe cricket team players arrives at the Gaddafi Stadium for a practice session in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistani police commandos stand alert as a bus carrying the Zimbabwe cricket team players arrives at the Gaddafi Stadium for a practice session in Lahore, Pakistan.

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in the Bavarian town of Schneizlreuth , Germany.
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in the Bavarian town of Schneizlreuth , Germany.

Kashmiri women employees of National Health Mission (NHM) shouts slogans from a police vehicle after being detained during a protest in Srinagar.
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Kashmiri women employees of National Health Mission (NHM) shouts slogans from a police vehicle after being detained during a protest in Srinagar.

Film actor Aamir Khan and Vishwanathan Anand playing chess at the inauguration of third edition of Maharashtra Chess League in Mumbai. DNA
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Film actor Aamir Khan and Vishwanathan Anand playing chess at the inauguration of third edition of Maharashtra Chess League in Mumbai. DNA

Chennai Super King (CSK) players Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina at Birsa Munda International Airport in Ranchi to catch flight for Kolkata on Saturday to play Indian Premier League (IPL) final match against Mumbai Indians.
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Chennai Super King (CSK) players Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina at Birsa Munda International Airport in Ranchi to catch flight for Kolkata on Saturday to play Indian Premier League (IPL) final match against Mumbai Indians.

AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa is greeted by senior leaders O Panneerselvam and Natham Viswanathan during her swearing-in ceremony as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu at Madras University Centenary Auditorium in Chennai.
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AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa is greeted by senior leaders O Panneerselvam and Natham Viswanathan during her swearing-in ceremony as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu at Madras University Centenary Auditorium in Chennai.

A volunteer arranges paper pandas, created by French artist Paulo Grangeon, during the month-long
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A volunteer arranges paper pandas, created by French artist Paulo Grangeon, during the month-long "1,600 Pandas World Tour" in Seoul, South Korea

Irate mob torch a truck after it killed a man in a road accident in Ara, Bihar.
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Irate mob torch a truck after it killed a man in a road accident in Ara, Bihar.

New Zealand's Ross Taylor plays a shot off the bowling of England's Moeen Ali during the second day of the first Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London.
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New Zealand's Ross Taylor plays a shot off the bowling of England's Moeen Ali during the second day of the first Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London.

Shane Proctor scrambles to his feet after losing control during the Professional Bull Riding Tour stop at the Denny Sanford Premier Center, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Serious injuries are occupational hazards for bull riders,
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Shane Proctor scrambles to his feet after losing control during the Professional Bull Riding Tour stop at the Denny Sanford Premier Center, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Serious injuries are occupational hazards for bull riders,

Vehicles burn, that authorities say caught fire during a gunbattle, in a warehouse at Rancho del Sol, near Ecuanduero, in western Mexico
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Vehicles burn, that authorities say caught fire during a gunbattle, in a warehouse at Rancho del Sol, near Ecuanduero, in western Mexico

President Barack Obama poses for group photos during his visit to a child development center at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington.
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President Barack Obama poses for group photos during his visit to a child development center at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington.

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland walks with his partner Minttu Virtanenin after the autographs session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco.
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Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland walks with his partner Minttu Virtanenin after the autographs session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco.

Young girls shelter under an umbrella during heavy rains in Agartala.
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Young girls shelter under an umbrella during heavy rains in Agartala.