Day in Pics: 8th April

Apr 08, 2015, 20:34 PM IST
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Twelve-year-old Muslim girl Maryam Asif Siddiqui who won a competition on understanding the Bhagwad Gita being felicitated by Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam.

Twelve-year-old Muslim girl Maryam Asif Siddiqui who won a competition on understanding the Bhagwad Gita being felicitated by Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam.

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Delhi Daredevils players interacting with special children at a society.

Delhi Daredevils players interacting with special children at a society.

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Smoke billows from a Saudi-led airstrike on Sanaa, Yemen

Smoke billows from a Saudi-led airstrike on Sanaa, Yemen

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, leads a rally, organized by the Trinamul Congress party, against federal government's land acquisition bill in Kolkata.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, leads a rally, organized by the Trinamul Congress party, against federal government's land acquisition bill in Kolkata.

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Jammu and Kashmir state government teachers hold each other to resist against policemen trying to detain them during a protest in Srinagar.

Jammu and Kashmir state government teachers hold each other to resist against policemen trying to detain them during a protest in Srinagar.

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A Tesla Model S 70D is seen during a test drive. Electric car maker Tesla Motors is seeking mainstream luxury buyers by adding all-wheel-drive and more range and power to the base version of its only model.

A Tesla Model S 70D is seen during a test drive. Electric car maker Tesla Motors is seeking mainstream luxury buyers by adding all-wheel-drive and more range and power to the base version of its only model.

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Kenya Red Cross staff help a woman after she viewed the body of a relative killed in last Thursday's attack on Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya, at Chiromo funeral home, Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya Red Cross staff help a woman after she viewed the body of a relative killed in last Thursday's attack on Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya, at Chiromo funeral home, Nairobi, Kenya.

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BJP workers protest demanding that Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) Flyway be made toll-free in Noida.

BJP workers protest demanding that Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) Flyway be made toll-free in Noida.

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Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko smile as they are greeted by a Palauan girl with a welcome bouquet upon their arrival at Palau International Airport on the outskirts of Koror in Palau.

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko smile as they are greeted by a Palauan girl with a welcome bouquet upon their arrival at Palau International Airport on the outskirts of Koror in Palau.

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A Mossos d'Esquadra regional police officer stands guard during a raid in one of the region's biggest operations against jihadi activity in Sabadell, near Barcelona, Spain.

A Mossos d'Esquadra regional police officer stands guard during a raid in one of the region's biggest operations against jihadi activity in Sabadell, near Barcelona, Spain.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks with Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader L.K.Advani during a civil investiture ceremony at the presidential palace in New Delhi, India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks with Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader L.K.Advani during a civil investiture ceremony at the presidential palace in New Delhi, India.

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Storm clouds and rain move across the San Francisco Bay, in Hayward, Calif.

Storm clouds and rain move across the San Francisco Bay, in Hayward, Calif.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over a cheque as Union Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley and MoS for Finance, Jayant Sinha look on at the launch of Pradhan Mantri MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) Yojana in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over a cheque as Union Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley and MoS for Finance, Jayant Sinha look on at the launch of Pradhan Mantri MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) Yojana in New Delhi.

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Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his infant daughter at Birsa Munda International Airport, Hinoo in Ranch.

Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his infant daughter at Birsa Munda International Airport, Hinoo in Ranch.

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Saurage stands near an alligator safely hauled out of a rural pond in Grove, Texas.

Saurage stands near an alligator safely hauled out of a rural pond in Grove, Texas.

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia.

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A Pakistani boy, evacuated from Yemen by Pakistan Navy ship, is kissed by his father upon his arrival at Karachi port in Pakistan.

A Pakistani boy, evacuated from Yemen by Pakistan Navy ship, is kissed by his father upon his arrival at Karachi port in Pakistan.

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Kenyan students, some wearing black shirts to represent mourning, hold candles as they march in memory of the victims of the Garissa college attack and to protest what they say is a lack of security, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenyan students, some wearing black shirts to represent mourning, hold candles as they march in memory of the victims of the Garissa college attack and to protest what they say is a lack of security, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya.

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First lady Michelle Obama participates in the unveiling of the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp, at the Warner Theater in Washington.

First lady Michelle Obama participates in the unveiling of the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp, at the Warner Theater in Washington.

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Rioting youths stands next to a car on fire during clashes after a demonstration by about 700 anarchists seeking the abolition of a maximum security prison, in central Athens.

Rioting youths stands next to a car on fire during clashes after a demonstration by about 700 anarchists seeking the abolition of a maximum security prison, in central Athens.

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Angie Almilla kisses Eric Martinez while waiting in line for a pool party at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend in Las Vegas.

Angie Almilla kisses Eric Martinez while waiting in line for a pool party at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend in Las Vegas.

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Ashley Nowakowski, 8, of Colchester Conn., hugs her father Major Stephan Nowakowski, during a deployment send off ceremony at the Connecticut National Guard base, in Windsor Locks, Conn.

Ashley Nowakowski, 8, of Colchester Conn., hugs her father Major Stephan Nowakowski, during a deployment send off ceremony at the Connecticut National Guard base, in Windsor Locks, Conn.

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A demonstrator and a military police officer confront each other during a protest in Brasilia, Brazil.

A demonstrator and a military police officer confront each other during a protest in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal administers vaccine to a child after launch of Mission Indradhanush for giving health cover to children at Kale Khan Chowk in New Delhi.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal administers vaccine to a child after launch of Mission Indradhanush for giving health cover to children at Kale Khan Chowk in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan during a meeting in Chief Minister office in Kolkata.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan during a meeting in Chief Minister office in Kolkata.

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Villagers go about their local religious practice near the site of an explosion at the Goure PX Plant in Zhangzhou in southern Chinas Fujian province.

Villagers go about their local religious practice near the site of an explosion at the Goure PX Plant in Zhangzhou in southern Chinas Fujian province.

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Lindsey Vonn watches as Tiger Woods hugs his children Charlie and Sam during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament, in Augusta, Ga.

Lindsey Vonn watches as Tiger Woods hugs his children Charlie and Sam during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament, in Augusta, Ga.

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