Day in Pics: 5th December

Dec 05, 2014, 20:26 PM IST
Officers of the Kendriya Sainik Board pinning a flag on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Armed Forces Flag Day in New Delhi.
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Officers of the Kendriya Sainik Board pinning a flag on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Armed Forces Flag Day in New Delhi.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis along with Shiv Sena ministers from left Deepak Sawant, Subhash Desai, Ramdas Kadam and Diwakar Raote during their Swearing in ceremony in Mumbai.
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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis along with Shiv Sena ministers from left Deepak Sawant, Subhash Desai, Ramdas Kadam and Diwakar Raote during their Swearing in ceremony in Mumbai.

The NASA Orion space capsule atop a Delta IV rocket, in its first unmanned orbital test flight, lifts off from the Space Launch Complex 37B pad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
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The NASA Orion space capsule atop a Delta IV rocket, in its first unmanned orbital test flight, lifts off from the Space Launch Complex 37B pad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

A Kamchatka brown bear tries to reach an apple on a Christmas tree decorated with fruit and vegetables in the enclosure at the Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, northern Germany.
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A Kamchatka brown bear tries to reach an apple on a Christmas tree decorated with fruit and vegetables in the enclosure at the Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, northern Germany.

Workers shout anti-government slogans during a protest against alleged anti worker and pro-corporate policies of the government in New Delhi.
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Workers shout anti-government slogans during a protest against alleged anti worker and pro-corporate policies of the government in New Delhi.

Opposition Congress party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, covering his mouth with a black cloth, participates in a protest outside the Indian Parliament in New Delhi.
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Opposition Congress party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, covering his mouth with a black cloth, participates in a protest outside the Indian Parliament in New Delhi.

Captains of Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 participating teams, pose for photographs near the champions trophy during its unveiling ceremony at Kalinga stadium in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar.
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Captains of Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 participating teams, pose for photographs near the champions trophy during its unveiling ceremony at Kalinga stadium in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar.

Fighter jets conduct a high speed fly-by of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the ship conducts flight operations in the US 5th Fleet area of operations supporting Operation Inherent Resolve targeting Islamic State militants.
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Fighter jets conduct a high speed fly-by of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the ship conducts flight operations in the US 5th Fleet area of operations supporting Operation Inherent Resolve targeting Islamic State militants.

Workers shout anti-government slogans during a protest against alleged anti-worker and pro-corporate policies of the government in New Delhi.
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Workers shout anti-government slogans during a protest against alleged anti-worker and pro-corporate policies of the government in New Delhi.

Army personnel take position after the suicide attack by militants at Mohura Army camp, in Uri.
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Army personnel take position after the suicide attack by militants at Mohura Army camp, in Uri.

Well-wishers carrying portraits and banners, gather to celebrate the 87th birthday of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the Siriraj Hospital where the kin has been hospitalized since early October , in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Well-wishers carrying portraits and banners, gather to celebrate the 87th birthday of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the Siriraj Hospital where the kin has been hospitalized since early October , in Bangkok, Thailand.

Cricketers Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan and Ashish Nehra dropped from the preliminary list of 30 Indian probables for the upcoming ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
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Cricketers Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan and Ashish Nehra dropped from the preliminary list of 30 Indian probables for the upcoming ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

President Barack Obama dances on stage with Santa, members of Fifth Harmony, Nico & Vinz and The Tenors, behind, during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama dances on stage with Santa, members of Fifth Harmony, Nico & Vinz and The Tenors, behind, during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House in Washington.

A worker cleans the windows around a memorial for hockey Hall of Famer Jean Beliveau in front of the Bell Center, in Montreal.
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A worker cleans the windows around a memorial for hockey Hall of Famer Jean Beliveau in front of the Bell Center, in Montreal.

Melting blocks of ice float near the Pastoruri glacier in Huaraz, Peru.
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Melting blocks of ice float near the Pastoruri glacier in Huaraz, Peru.

The Christmas tree shines in Trafalgar Square after the lighting ceremony in London.
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The Christmas tree shines in Trafalgar Square after the lighting ceremony in London.

This photo released by the US Geological Survey shows a small active breakout on the upslope portion of the June 27th lava flow near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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This photo released by the US Geological Survey shows a small active breakout on the upslope portion of the June 27th lava flow near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Visitors dressed as 'Smite' video game characters pose for portraits as they cosplay at the Comic Con Experience fair in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Visitors dressed as 'Smite' video game characters pose for portraits as they cosplay at the Comic Con Experience fair in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Mickey Mouse and kids celebrate the launch of Disney Imagicademy, a new innovative learning initiative designed for families with children 3 to 8, at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York.
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Mickey Mouse and kids celebrate the launch of Disney Imagicademy, a new innovative learning initiative designed for families with children 3 to 8, at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York.

Demonstrators gather on the Kossuth Square in front of the Hungarian Parliament building during an anti-corruption demonstration called ‘Our country! Our money! in Budapest, Hungary.
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Demonstrators gather on the Kossuth Square in front of the Hungarian Parliament building during an anti-corruption demonstration called ‘Our country! Our money! in Budapest, Hungary.

President Barack Obama speaks about the recent police issues before talking about education at the Summit on College Opportunity, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington.
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President Barack Obama speaks about the recent police issues before talking about education at the Summit on College Opportunity, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington.