Day in Pics: 26th December

Dec 27, 2014, 10:20 AM IST
Students pay homage to victims of Tsunami on the 10th anniversary and tribal people who were killed in Assam by Bodo militants, during Special prayer in side school in Ahmedabad.
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Students pay homage to victims of Tsunami on the 10th anniversary and tribal people who were killed in Assam by Bodo militants, during Special prayer in side school in Ahmedabad.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with CEO, Microsoft, Satya Nadella in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with CEO, Microsoft, Satya Nadella in New Delhi.

Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic, right, argues with West Ham United's Andy Carroll, second right, as he is pushed back by goalkeeper Adrian during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and West Ham at Stamford Bridge stadium in London.
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Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic, right, argues with West Ham United's Andy Carroll, second right, as he is pushed back by goalkeeper Adrian during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and West Ham at Stamford Bridge stadium in London.

Kashmiri Muslims pray outside the Shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Naqashbandi in Srinagar.
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Kashmiri Muslims pray outside the Shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Naqashbandi in Srinagar.

Visitors climb the outside stairway at Sanssouci palace in Potsdam. eastern Germany. Weather forecasts predict snowfall for the next few days in Germany.
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Visitors climb the outside stairway at Sanssouci palace in Potsdam. eastern Germany. Weather forecasts predict snowfall for the next few days in Germany.

A woman shops for discounted handbags in a department store, during the Boxing Day sales, in London.
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A woman shops for discounted handbags in a department store, during the Boxing Day sales, in London.

Tribal people burn tires to block a national highway during a twelve-hour general strike in Biswanath Chariali in Assam.
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Tribal people burn tires to block a national highway during a twelve-hour general strike in Biswanath Chariali in Assam.

Women offer prayers on the Marina Beach at the Bay of Bengal to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Tsunami in Chennai.
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Women offer prayers on the Marina Beach at the Bay of Bengal to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Tsunami in Chennai.

Numbers of houses and buildings along a flooded river stand in muddy water in Malaysia National Park in Kuala Tahan, Pahang state, Malaysia.
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Numbers of houses and buildings along a flooded river stand in muddy water in Malaysia National Park in Kuala Tahan, Pahang state, Malaysia.

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan receives the second Yash Chopra Memorial Award from Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in Mumbai. Also seen filmmaker T Subbarami Reddy and Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment and Information & Broadcasting.
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Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan receives the second Yash Chopra Memorial Award from Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in Mumbai. Also seen filmmaker T Subbarami Reddy and Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment and Information & Broadcasting.

Fishermen pour milk into the sea to mark the 10th anniversary of Tsunami at Marina beach.
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Fishermen pour milk into the sea to mark the 10th anniversary of Tsunami at Marina beach.

BJP supporters celebrate at Jamshedpur East, after Raghuvar Das elected as new Chief Minister of Jharkhand near his residence.
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BJP supporters celebrate at Jamshedpur East, after Raghuvar Das elected as new Chief Minister of Jharkhand near his residence.

Family living on a roadside keeps themselves warm by sitting around a bonfire in Ahmedabad.
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Family living on a roadside keeps themselves warm by sitting around a bonfire in Ahmedabad.

Activist of All Assam tea tribe student association stop a train at Salina Railway Station in Nagaon Dist during the 12 hr Assam Bandh called by different Adivasi Organization against the Bodo militant attacks.
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Activist of All Assam tea tribe student association stop a train at Salina Railway Station in Nagaon Dist during the 12 hr Assam Bandh called by different Adivasi Organization against the Bodo militant attacks.

President Barack Obama, with first lady Michelle Obama, greets troops and their families on Christmas Day, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii during the Obama family vacation.
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President Barack Obama, with first lady Michelle Obama, greets troops and their families on Christmas Day, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii during the Obama family vacation.

Competitors from mid-fleet make their way out Sydney Harbour during the start of the Sydney Hobart yacht race in Sydney.
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Competitors from mid-fleet make their way out Sydney Harbour during the start of the Sydney Hobart yacht race in Sydney.

George Washington, played by John Godzieba, walks with troops near the Delaware River during the 62nd annual reenactment of Washington's daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the river - the trek that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, in Washington Crossing, Pa.
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George Washington, played by John Godzieba, walks with troops near the Delaware River during the 62nd annual reenactment of Washington's daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the river - the trek that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, in Washington Crossing, Pa.

Matilda Green, 4, rides a sled in the Arboretum on Christmas in Ottawa, Ontario.
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Matilda Green, 4, rides a sled in the Arboretum on Christmas in Ottawa, Ontario.

An Israeli Air Force Apache helicopter releases flares during a graduation ceremony for new pilots in the Hatzerim air force base near the city of Beersheba, southern Israel.
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An Israeli Air Force Apache helicopter releases flares during a graduation ceremony for new pilots in the Hatzerim air force base near the city of Beersheba, southern Israel.

Acehnese women attend a prayer for the victims of Indian Ocean tsunami ahead of its 10th anniversary at Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia.
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Acehnese women attend a prayer for the victims of Indian Ocean tsunami ahead of its 10th anniversary at Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia.

Student activists hold candles, as they offer prayer for a victim who was killed during a recent crackdown on protesters at a copper mine in northwestern Myanmar.
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Student activists hold candles, as they offer prayer for a victim who was killed during a recent crackdown on protesters at a copper mine in northwestern Myanmar.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu and Chairman of Railway Board Arunendra Kumar on the new high horsepower diesel locomotive, at Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), in Varanasi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu and Chairman of Railway Board Arunendra Kumar on the new high horsepower diesel locomotive, at Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), in Varanasi.

Cars are stuck in a congested traffic on both banks of the Moskva River outside the Kremlin, during heavy snowfall in downtown Moscow.
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Cars are stuck in a congested traffic on both banks of the Moskva River outside the Kremlin, during heavy snowfall in downtown Moscow.

Security personnel patrolling after the attacks by Bodo militants that left several people dead, in Sonitpur.
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Security personnel patrolling after the attacks by Bodo militants that left several people dead, in Sonitpur.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh addresses media during his visit at Biswanath Cahriali after NDFB attacks, in Sonitpur.
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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh addresses media during his visit at Biswanath Cahriali after NDFB attacks, in Sonitpur.