Day in Pics: 29th August

Aug 29, 2014, 08:18 AM IST
Saina Nehwal returns a shot to China's top seeded Li Xuerui, not seen, during their Quarter Final match at the World Badminton Championships at Ballerup Arena, Denmark.
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Saina Nehwal returns a shot to China's top seeded Li Xuerui, not seen, during their Quarter Final match at the World Badminton Championships at Ballerup Arena, Denmark.

A Ganesh idol dressed in the outfit of the Brazilian football team, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Navi Mumbai.
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A Ganesh idol dressed in the outfit of the Brazilian football team, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Navi Mumbai.

Police detain activists of Chhatra Samagam, students wing of JD-U, during protest at Bharat Sanchar Nigam office in Patna.
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Police detain activists of Chhatra Samagam, students wing of JD-U, during protest at Bharat Sanchar Nigam office in Patna.

Lieutenant General RN Nair presents the Sher-e-Kashmir, Sword of Honour to Bachan Singh for his performance in all disciplines during his training at the passing out parade at Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre, in Srinagar.
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Lieutenant General RN Nair presents the Sher-e-Kashmir, Sword of Honour to Bachan Singh for his performance in all disciplines during his training at the passing out parade at Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre, in Srinagar.

Former diplomat K Natwar Singh and noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani during a promotional event.
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Former diplomat K Natwar Singh and noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani during a promotional event.

A sand sculpture created by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik depicting Lord Ganesh blessing Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Surat.
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A sand sculpture created by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik depicting Lord Ganesh blessing Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Surat.

Girls enjoying dip in temperature at Rajpath after rains lashed New Delhi.
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Girls enjoying dip in temperature at Rajpath after rains lashed New Delhi.

This image provided by Mean Advantage Productions shows damage left after Wednesday's storm on Catalina Island. Pummeled by high surf, the island was subjected to a third day of huge waves and dangerous rip currents as the area felt the ripple effects of Tropical Storm Marie churning off the Mexican coast.
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This image provided by Mean Advantage Productions shows damage left after Wednesday's storm on Catalina Island. Pummeled by high surf, the island was subjected to a third day of huge waves and dangerous rip currents as the area felt the ripple effects of Tropical Storm Marie churning off the Mexican coast.

Participants enjoy the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert of Gerlach, Nev. Organizers call Burning Man the largest outdoor arts festival in North America, with its drum circles, decorated art cars, guerrilla theatrics and colorful theme camps.
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Participants enjoy the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert of Gerlach, Nev. Organizers call Burning Man the largest outdoor arts festival in North America, with its drum circles, decorated art cars, guerrilla theatrics and colorful theme camps.

Serena Williams, left, and Venus Williams talk between points against Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic during a doubles match at the 2014 US Open tennis tournament.
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Serena Williams, left, and Venus Williams talk between points against Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic during a doubles match at the 2014 US Open tennis tournament.

Bullfighter Joao Moura rides on his horse as he places a banderilla on the back of a Castillejo de Huebra fighting bull during a horseback bullfight at the running of the bulls Sanse festival, in San Sebastian de los Reyes, Spain.
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Bullfighter Joao Moura rides on his horse as he places a banderilla on the back of a Castillejo de Huebra fighting bull during a horseback bullfight at the running of the bulls Sanse festival, in San Sebastian de los Reyes, Spain.

Photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a humpback whale breaks the surface in the waters six miles off the coast of New York City.
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Photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a humpback whale breaks the surface in the waters six miles off the coast of New York City.

The Tungurahua volcano blows steam and ash, seen from El Tingue, Ecuador
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The Tungurahua volcano blows steam and ash, seen from El Tingue, Ecuador

President Barack Obama smiles as he takes questions about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine.
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President Barack Obama smiles as he takes questions about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine.

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