Day in Pics: 27th May

May 27, 2015, 20:41 PM IST
Priyanka Vadras vehicle stuck in a field during her visit to Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh.
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Priyanka Vadras vehicle stuck in a field during her visit to Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at 7RCR in New Delhi. Very happy to meet Dr Manmohan Singh Ji, PM Modi tweeted.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at 7RCR in New Delhi. Very happy to meet Dr Manmohan Singh Ji, PM Modi tweeted.

An officer of the Federal Investigation Agency escorts Shoaib Sheikh, the chief executive officer of software company Axact, to a court in Karachi, Pakistan. A Pakistani judge ordered police Wednesday to hold and question the embattled CEO for a week on allegations he oversaw a global diploma mill, as broadcasters aired images of blank degrees stacked in his firm's offices.
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An officer of the Federal Investigation Agency escorts Shoaib Sheikh, the chief executive officer of software company Axact, to a court in Karachi, Pakistan. A Pakistani judge ordered police Wednesday to hold and question the embattled CEO for a week on allegations he oversaw a global diploma mill, as broadcasters aired images of blank degrees stacked in his firm's offices.

Activists of the international campaigning and advocacy organization ONE installed balloons with portraits of the G7 heads of state in front of the Frauenkirche cathedral (Church of Our Lady) prior to the G7 Finance Ministers meeting in Dresden, eastern Germany.
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Activists of the international campaigning and advocacy organization ONE installed balloons with portraits of the G7 heads of state in front of the Frauenkirche cathedral (Church of Our Lady) prior to the G7 Finance Ministers meeting in Dresden, eastern Germany.

A man rests next to his car destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen.
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A man rests next to his car destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen.

Yaduveer Krishnanadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at a ritual in Mysore, a day ahead of his Coronation Ceremony.
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Yaduveer Krishnanadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at a ritual in Mysore, a day ahead of his Coronation Ceremony.

Human Resource Development Minister Samriti Irani with IIT Kharagpur director PP Chakraborty at Chemical Engineering laboratory during her visit at IIT Kharagpur in West Midnapore district of West Bengal.
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Human Resource Development Minister Samriti Irani with IIT Kharagpur director PP Chakraborty at Chemical Engineering laboratory during her visit at IIT Kharagpur in West Midnapore district of West Bengal.

Priyanka Vadra in a village during her visit to Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh.
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Priyanka Vadra in a village during her visit to Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh.

Devotees pull the rope to move the silver chariot carrying an idol of Hindu god Balaji during the annual festival of Kote Venkatramana temple in Bangalore. The 17th Century temple festival is one of the oldest continuously celebrated festivals of Bangalore.
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Devotees pull the rope to move the silver chariot carrying an idol of Hindu god Balaji during the annual festival of Kote Venkatramana temple in Bangalore. The 17th Century temple festival is one of the oldest continuously celebrated festivals of Bangalore.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, 2nd right, seated on the throne in the House of Lords next to her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, son, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, 2nd left and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, prepares to deliver the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, 2nd right, seated on the throne in the House of Lords next to her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, son, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, 2nd left and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, prepares to deliver the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London.

Indonesian Muslim protesters burn a mannequin representing Myanmar's radical Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu during a protest demanding an end to the violence against ethnic Rohingyas in Rakhine State, outside the Embassy of Myanmar in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Indonesian Muslim protesters burn a mannequin representing Myanmar's radical Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu during a protest demanding an end to the violence against ethnic Rohingyas in Rakhine State, outside the Embassy of Myanmar in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Russia's Maria Sharapova returns the ball Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium.
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Russia's Maria Sharapova returns the ball Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium.

Members of Jammu bar association scuffle with policemen during a shutdown in Jammu.
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Members of Jammu bar association scuffle with policemen during a shutdown in Jammu.

Joel Venable examines the remains of a friend's vacation home that was swept down the swollen Blanco River, in Wimberley, Texas.
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Joel Venable examines the remains of a friend's vacation home that was swept down the swollen Blanco River, in Wimberley, Texas.

a foal is given fluids to combat the symptoms of a rotavirus infection at Last Chance Corral in Athens, Ohio.
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a foal is given fluids to combat the symptoms of a rotavirus infection at Last Chance Corral in Athens, Ohio.

Julie Benner, right, is consoled before a candlelight vigil for her husband, Gregg Benner, a fallen Rio Rancho police officer Gregg Benner, in Rio Rancho, N.M.
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Julie Benner, right, is consoled before a candlelight vigil for her husband, Gregg Benner, a fallen Rio Rancho police officer Gregg Benner, in Rio Rancho, N.M.

A man swims in the River Yamuna on a hot summer day in Allahabad, India.
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A man swims in the River Yamuna on a hot summer day in Allahabad, India.

Afghan security officers patrol near a guesthouse targeted in an attack by the Taliban, in Kabul, Afghanistan.  An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, an Afghan official said.
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Afghan security officers patrol near a guesthouse targeted in an attack by the Taliban, in Kabul, Afghanistan. An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, an Afghan official said.

A visitor cools down as she soaks her legs in the water under the scorching sun at Odaiba Seaside Park in Tokyo.
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A visitor cools down as she soaks her legs in the water under the scorching sun at Odaiba Seaside Park in Tokyo.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama listens to a debate on Tibetan Buddhist dialectics presented by students at the Tibetan Children's Village School in Dharmsala. Every year Dalai Lama gives teachings to young Tibetans at the school.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama listens to a debate on Tibetan Buddhist dialectics presented by students at the Tibetan Children's Village School in Dharmsala. Every year Dalai Lama gives teachings to young Tibetans at the school.

Relatives of RPF constable Samarendra Samanta, mourn upon receiving his body who lost his life while fighting with Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangha (Indian Workers Union) railway hawkers at Malda.
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Relatives of RPF constable Samarendra Samanta, mourn upon receiving his body who lost his life while fighting with Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangha (Indian Workers Union) railway hawkers at Malda.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is greeted with a garland by his party members at the Youth Congress State conference in Kozhikode.
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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is greeted with a garland by his party members at the Youth Congress State conference in Kozhikode.

President Barack Obama and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, get up from their seats following their meeting, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, get up from their seats following their meeting, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

A woman holds a sign with the number 43 in reference to the missing students from a rural teachers college, during march marking the eigth month since their disappearance, in Mexico City.
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A woman holds a sign with the number 43 in reference to the missing students from a rural teachers college, during march marking the eigth month since their disappearance, in Mexico City.

The Air Force Thunderbirds practice in the skies above The United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., in preparation for Thursday's Air Force Academy Graduation.
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The Air Force Thunderbirds practice in the skies above The United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., in preparation for Thursday's Air Force Academy Graduation.

Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts after defeating Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium.
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Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts after defeating Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium.

In this image made from a militant video posted on YouTube, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, smoke rises behind archaeological ruins in Palmyra, Syria.
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In this image made from a militant video posted on YouTube, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, smoke rises behind archaeological ruins in Palmyra, Syria.

The Bolshoi Theater soloists Evgenia Obraztsova, Benois de la Danse nominee, and Denis Robkin, Benois-2015 nominee, do a performance choreographed by Marius Petipa, during a Nominees Gala Concert in the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Russia.
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The Bolshoi Theater soloists Evgenia Obraztsova, Benois de la Danse nominee, and Denis Robkin, Benois-2015 nominee, do a performance choreographed by Marius Petipa, during a Nominees Gala Concert in the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Russia.

Two Omaha police officers embrace Hector Orozco, the husband of Kerrie Orozco, near the end of her funeral service at St. John's Catholic Church at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. Orozco, 29, was shot and killed May 20, 2015 in Omaha.
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Two Omaha police officers embrace Hector Orozco, the husband of Kerrie Orozco, near the end of her funeral service at St. John's Catholic Church at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. Orozco, 29, was shot and killed May 20, 2015 in Omaha.

This image shows the reverse of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Dr. Leon Lederman. The award will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on May 28, 2015.
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This image shows the reverse of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Dr. Leon Lederman. The award will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on May 28, 2015.

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