Day in Pics: 7th March

Mar 07, 2015, 19:26 PM IST
Bollywood actress and social activist Shabana Azmi with underprivileged girls at an International Womens Day event in Mumbai.
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Bollywood actress and social activist Shabana Azmi with underprivileged girls at an International Womens Day event in Mumbai.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meeting Sri Lankas PM Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo.
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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meeting Sri Lankas PM Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo.

A participant of the 37th annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade performs through Sydney.
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A participant of the 37th annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade performs through Sydney.

Hindu women devotees stand drenched in colored water as they participate in
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Hindu women devotees stand drenched in colored water as they participate in "Huranga," during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, at the Baldev Temple in Dauji, 180 kilometers (113 miles) south of New Delhi.

The front body of a Turkish Airlines jet that skidded is loaded onto a truck at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. According to airport officials, Nepal's only international airport is expected to open Saturday evening as workers attempted to remove the jet that skidded after landing Wednesday morning, blocking the single runway, aviation officials said Friday.
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The front body of a Turkish Airlines jet that skidded is loaded onto a truck at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. According to airport officials, Nepal's only international airport is expected to open Saturday evening as workers attempted to remove the jet that skidded after landing Wednesday morning, blocking the single runway, aviation officials said Friday.

Pakistan's captain Misbah Ul Haq and teammate Shahid Afridi smile as they leave the field after their 29 run win over South Africa in their Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Pakistan's captain Misbah Ul Haq and teammate Shahid Afridi smile as they leave the field after their 29 run win over South Africa in their Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Auckland, New Zealand.

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives to attend a bilateral meeting with her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangla Samaraweera in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives to attend a bilateral meeting with her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangla Samaraweera in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

South Africa's Dale Steyn is airborne as he dives to take a catch to dismiss Pakistan batsman Ahmad Shahzad during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Auckland, New Zealand.
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South Africa's Dale Steyn is airborne as he dives to take a catch to dismiss Pakistan batsman Ahmad Shahzad during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Auckland, New Zealand.

Foreigners celebrate Holi in Jaipur.
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Foreigners celebrate Holi in Jaipur.

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith Perera upon her arrival in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith Perera upon her arrival in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Family members and supporters of Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami celebrate Indias victory over West Indies in World Cup, in Moradabad.
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Family members and supporters of Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami celebrate Indias victory over West Indies in World Cup, in Moradabad.

Zolani Tete of South Africa knocks down Paul Butler in their IBF Super-Flyweight Championship of the World fight at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, England.
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Zolani Tete of South Africa knocks down Paul Butler in their IBF Super-Flyweight Championship of the World fight at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, England.

President Barack Obama participates in a town-hall meeting at Benedict College, in Columbia, S.C., about the importance of community involvement.
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President Barack Obama participates in a town-hall meeting at Benedict College, in Columbia, S.C., about the importance of community involvement.

Schenectady firefighters battle a blaze that gutted two five-story apartment buildings in Schenectady, N.Y.
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Schenectady firefighters battle a blaze that gutted two five-story apartment buildings in Schenectady, N.Y.

A great dane with its owner after they finished first in their class during the second day of Crufts dog show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England.
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A great dane with its owner after they finished first in their class during the second day of Crufts dog show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England.

M S Dhoni waves to the crowd as he walks from the field with West Indies wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin following their four wicket win in their Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Perth, Australia.
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M S Dhoni waves to the crowd as he walks from the field with West Indies wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin following their four wicket win in their Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Perth, Australia.