Day in Pics: 3rd February

Feb 03, 2015, 20:36 PM IST
A volunteer urges a Hindu woman devotee on as she walks on burning coal during a religious procession to mark Thaipusam festival in Chennai.
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A volunteer urges a Hindu woman devotee on as she walks on burning coal during a religious procession to mark Thaipusam festival in Chennai.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at an election rally for the upcoming Assembly polls, at Rohini in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at an election rally for the upcoming Assembly polls, at Rohini in New Delhi.

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal addresses an election rally in New Delhi.
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Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal addresses an election rally in New Delhi.

An Indian holy man with other Hindu devotees take holy dips at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on Maghi Purnima, or the full-moon day of the month of Magh during the annual traditional fair of “Magh Mela” in Allahabad.
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An Indian holy man with other Hindu devotees take holy dips at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on Maghi Purnima, or the full-moon day of the month of Magh during the annual traditional fair of “Magh Mela” in Allahabad.

Folk artists during International Crafts Mela in Surajkund, Haryana.
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Folk artists during International Crafts Mela in Surajkund, Haryana.

Union Ministers Ananth Kumar, Harsh Vardhan, Nirmala Sitharaman, Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay along with BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi releasing the partys Vision Document for Delhi Assembly election 2015, in New Delhi.
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Union Ministers Ananth Kumar, Harsh Vardhan, Nirmala Sitharaman, Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay along with BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi releasing the partys Vision Document for Delhi Assembly election 2015, in New Delhi.

A Hindu devotee gets showered as part of a cleaning ritual before his pilgrimage during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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A Hindu devotee gets showered as part of a cleaning ritual before his pilgrimage during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Frecce Tricolori (three-color arrows) Italian Air Force acrobatic squad fly above the Vittoriano Unknown Soldier monument as newly elected Italian President Sergio Mattarella lays a wreath, in Rome, Tuesday.
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The Frecce Tricolori (three-color arrows) Italian Air Force acrobatic squad fly above the Vittoriano Unknown Soldier monument as newly elected Italian President Sergio Mattarella lays a wreath, in Rome, Tuesday.

A duck stands on a wooden plank as fresh snow falls in Srinagar, India.
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A duck stands on a wooden plank as fresh snow falls in Srinagar, India.

A Hindu devotee has milk pots hooked on his body as he gets ready for his pilgrimage walk during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Thaipusam, which is celebrated in honor of Hindu god Lord Murugan, is an annual procession by Hindu devotees seeking blessings, fulfilling vows and offering thanks.
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A Hindu devotee has milk pots hooked on his body as he gets ready for his pilgrimage walk during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Thaipusam, which is celebrated in honor of Hindu god Lord Murugan, is an annual procession by Hindu devotees seeking blessings, fulfilling vows and offering thanks.

Actors Mila Kunis, from left, David Ajala, Director Lana Wachowski, actors Kick Gurry, Sean Bean and Channing Tatum attend the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures'
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Actors Mila Kunis, from left, David Ajala, Director Lana Wachowski, actors Kick Gurry, Sean Bean and Channing Tatum attend the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Jupiter Ascending" at TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday.

LA Kings head coach Darryl Sutter hands President Barack Obama, center, a hockey stick during a ceremony to honor both the 2014 NHL Champion Los Angeles Kings and 2014 MLS Cup Champion LA Galaxy in the East Room of the White House.
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LA Kings head coach Darryl Sutter hands President Barack Obama, center, a hockey stick during a ceremony to honor both the 2014 NHL Champion Los Angeles Kings and 2014 MLS Cup Champion LA Galaxy in the East Room of the White House.

Lauren Cachbaux grimaces as she poses with a rattlesnake at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas. Members of the Sweetwater Jaycees brought rattlesnakes to promote their annual rattlesnake round-up and help educate visitors.
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Lauren Cachbaux grimaces as she poses with a rattlesnake at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas. Members of the Sweetwater Jaycees brought rattlesnakes to promote their annual rattlesnake round-up and help educate visitors.

Viktoria Rebensburg, of Germany, skis during a practice run for the women’s World Cup Championship downhill skiing race in Beaver Creek, Colo.
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Viktoria Rebensburg, of Germany, skis during a practice run for the women’s World Cup Championship downhill skiing race in Beaver Creek, Colo.

A woman watches a firefighter extinguish a burning barricade set by public transportation drivers at the start of a two day strike over the cost of fuel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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A woman watches a firefighter extinguish a burning barricade set by public transportation drivers at the start of a two day strike over the cost of fuel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Oprah Winfrey, left, and Common attend the 87th Academy Awards nominees luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Oprah Winfrey, left, and Common attend the 87th Academy Awards nominees luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The restored Kings Theater, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, is readied to for its reopening. The theater that was one of the
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The restored Kings Theater, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, is readied to for its reopening. The theater that was one of the "four wonders" of America's newly hatched movie culture is back decades after it was shuttered, a crumbling relic of a glorious era. On Tuesday the 3,000-seat theater will reopen with a show featuring Diana Ross.

Acrobats perform at the Beverly Hills Chinese New Year Celebration 2015 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Acrobats perform at the Beverly Hills Chinese New Year Celebration 2015 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Lava erupts from the Mt. Etna's volcano, near Catania, in Sicily, southern Italy.
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Lava erupts from the Mt. Etna's volcano, near Catania, in Sicily, southern Italy.

Models wear creations from
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Models wear creations from "Mango" during a 080 Barcelona fashion show.