Day in Pics: 6th January

Jan 06, 2015, 19:20 PM IST
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UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav pedals a cycle during the ongoing Saifai Mahotsav in Etawah.

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav pedals a cycle during the ongoing Saifai Mahotsav in Etawah.

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BCCI Secretary, Sanjay Patel and National Selection Committee Chairman, Sandeep Patil during a press conference announcing the Indian World Cup squad in Mumbai.

BCCI Secretary, Sanjay Patel and National Selection Committee Chairman, Sandeep Patil during a press conference announcing the Indian World Cup squad in Mumbai.

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@narendramodi  - With Party colleague & popular actor, Shatrughan Sinha ji & his family. A delightful meeting! @sonakshisinha ‏- Twitter

@narendramodi - With Party colleague & popular actor, Shatrughan Sinha ji & his family. A delightful meeting! @sonakshisinha ‏- Twitter

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Believers sing and dance in the icy water of the river Tundzha as they celebrate Epiphany day, a Christian festival, in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria.

Believers sing and dance in the icy water of the river Tundzha as they celebrate Epiphany day, a Christian festival, in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria.

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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officers carry the coffin of their colleague who was killed in a India Pakistan cross border firing, in Jammu.

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officers carry the coffin of their colleague who was killed in a India Pakistan cross border firing, in Jammu.

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South African Dean Elgar, hugs Hashim Amla, as they win against the West Indies during the third test game in Cape Town, South Africa.

South African Dean Elgar, hugs Hashim Amla, as they win against the West Indies during the third test game in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Pope Francis celebrates a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, to mark Epiphany. The Epiphany day, is a joyous day for Catholics in which they recall the journey of the Three Kings, or Magi, to pay homage to Baby Jesus.

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, to mark Epiphany. The Epiphany day, is a joyous day for Catholics in which they recall the journey of the Three Kings, or Magi, to pay homage to Baby Jesus.

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Chief Minister Harish Rawat greets WWE wrestler Khali at the CM residence in Dehradun.

Chief Minister Harish Rawat greets WWE wrestler Khali at the CM residence in Dehradun.

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Delhi's Virender Sehwag celebrates his 147 runs during Ranji Trophy match against Haryana at Lahli, Rohtak.

Delhi's Virender Sehwag celebrates his 147 runs during Ranji Trophy match against Haryana at Lahli, Rohtak.

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Hindu devotees take holy dips at

Hindu devotees take holy dips at "Sangam", the confluence of holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, for a ritual dip during the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela in Allahabad.

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Muslim clerics sit inside an Indonesian Air Force NAS 332 Super Puma helicopter during a flight over the Java Sea off Pangkalan Bun, Central Borneo, Indonesia where the ill-fated jetliner went down to offer prayers for the victims.

Muslim clerics sit inside an Indonesian Air Force NAS 332 Super Puma helicopter during a flight over the Java Sea off Pangkalan Bun, Central Borneo, Indonesia where the ill-fated jetliner went down to offer prayers for the victims.

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a magazine with caricatures of US President Barack Obama and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed at a book store in Seoul, South Korea.

a magazine with caricatures of US President Barack Obama and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed at a book store in Seoul, South Korea.

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Australia's Chris Rogers is hit by a delivery from India's Mohammad Shami during their cricket test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney.

Australia's Chris Rogers is hit by a delivery from India's Mohammad Shami during their cricket test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney.

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A masked Bahraini anti-government protester, holding a national flag and a picture of Shiite opposition leader Sheik Ali Salman, kicks away a tear gas canister fired by police during clashes in Bilad Al Qadeem, Bahrain, a suburb of Manama.

A masked Bahraini anti-government protester, holding a national flag and a picture of Shiite opposition leader Sheik Ali Salman, kicks away a tear gas canister fired by police during clashes in Bilad Al Qadeem, Bahrain, a suburb of Manama.

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a green-tinted gazing globe visually takes in all of last summer’s garden in New Paltz, New York. These mirrored glass ornaments fell out of favor about 50 years ago, but are making a comeback, seen by some as attractive ornaments and by others as kitsch.

a green-tinted gazing globe visually takes in all of last summer’s garden in New Paltz, New York. These mirrored glass ornaments fell out of favor about 50 years ago, but are making a comeback, seen by some as attractive ornaments and by others as kitsch.

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Catherina Pareto and her partner Karla Arguello celebrate on the court house steps after Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel lifted a stay on her July ruling that Florida's same sex marriage ban violates equal protections under the U.S. Constitution, in Miami.

Catherina Pareto and her partner Karla Arguello celebrate on the court house steps after Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel lifted a stay on her July ruling that Florida's same sex marriage ban violates equal protections under the U.S. Constitution, in Miami.

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Spain's Fernando Verdasco returns the ball to Russia's Teymuraz Gabashviliduring the Qatar ATP Open Tennis tournament in Doha, Qatar.

Spain's Fernando Verdasco returns the ball to Russia's Teymuraz Gabashviliduring the Qatar ATP Open Tennis tournament in Doha, Qatar.

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Toshiyuki Osawa, president of Sharp Electronics Corporation, introduces Sharp 4K Ultra HD televisions, at the International CES in Las Vegas.

Toshiyuki Osawa, president of Sharp Electronics Corporation, introduces Sharp 4K Ultra HD televisions, at the International CES in Las Vegas.

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A police officer holds down a man after he tried to commit suicide by self immolation outside Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babu Lal Gaurs residence in Bhopal.

A police officer holds down a man after he tried to commit suicide by self immolation outside Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babu Lal Gaurs residence in Bhopal.

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Congress workers burning effigy of Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal for blaming BSF for drugs smuggling in Amritsar.

Congress workers burning effigy of Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal for blaming BSF for drugs smuggling in Amritsar.

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