Day in Pics: 28th August

Aug 28, 2014, 10:25 AM IST
A couple displays their newly received debit cards and bank passbooks, during the launch of a massive countrywide campaign to open millions of accounts for the poor in Mumbai.
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A couple displays their newly received debit cards and bank passbooks, during the launch of a massive countrywide campaign to open millions of accounts for the poor in Mumbai.

Protesters shout slogans as they block an avenue during a strike in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Protesters shout slogans as they block an avenue during a strike in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over a banking kit to an unidentified woman at the launch of a campaign aimed at opening millions of accounts for poor Indians in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over a banking kit to an unidentified woman at the launch of a campaign aimed at opening millions of accounts for poor Indians in New Delhi.

Saina Nehwal returns a shot to Japan's Sayaka Takahashi, during their match at the World Badminton Championships at Ballerup Arena, Denmark.
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Saina Nehwal returns a shot to Japan's Sayaka Takahashi, during their match at the World Badminton Championships at Ballerup Arena, Denmark.

Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India at the launch of the all-new BMW X3 in Noida.
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Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India at the launch of the all-new BMW X3 in Noida.

A flooded village in Morigaon district of Assam.
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A flooded village in Morigaon district of Assam.

Soldiers of the Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) display their skills during a passing out parade on the outskirts of Srinagar.
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Soldiers of the Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) display their skills during a passing out parade on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Police lathi charge BJP workers protesting against power cuts in Agra.
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Police lathi charge BJP workers protesting against power cuts in Agra.

Pakistan's Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri announces the failure of negotiations with the government, in Islamabad.
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Pakistan's Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri announces the failure of negotiations with the government, in Islamabad.

Spectators cheer for the Taney Dragons baseball team during a parade in Philadelphia.
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Spectators cheer for the Taney Dragons baseball team during a parade in Philadelphia.

Ten Pocket iNet corporation employees, from left,including Terri McMakin, Don Gibbard, weargin hard hat, and Jake Tegtmeier, right, take the ice bucket challenge at the Walla Walla Regional Airport in Walla Walla, Wash.to benefit ALS research.
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Ten Pocket iNet corporation employees, from left,including Terri McMakin, Don Gibbard, weargin hard hat, and Jake Tegtmeier, right, take the ice bucket challenge at the Walla Walla Regional Airport in Walla Walla, Wash.to benefit ALS research.

Palestinian masked militants of Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, military wing of Hamas, hold their weapons during celebration of the victory rally at the debris of destroyed houses in Shijaiyah, neighborhood of Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip.
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Palestinian masked militants of Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, military wing of Hamas, hold their weapons during celebration of the victory rally at the debris of destroyed houses in Shijaiyah, neighborhood of Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip.

Relatives and friends say goodbye to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion unit fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Relatives and friends say goodbye to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion unit fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine.

A bogieboarder flies over a wave a surfer rides underneatch a wave at the wedge in Newport Beach, Calif.
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A bogieboarder flies over a wave a surfer rides underneatch a wave at the wedge in Newport Beach, Calif.

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, blows kisses to the crowd after defeating Alexandra Dulgheru, of Romania, during the second round of the 2014 US Open tennis tournament.
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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, blows kisses to the crowd after defeating Alexandra Dulgheru, of Romania, during the second round of the 2014 US Open tennis tournament.

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