Day in Pics: 9th August

Aug 09, 2015, 17:19 PM IST
Vehicles move through a waterlogged road during the downpour, in New Delhi.
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Vehicles move through a waterlogged road during the downpour, in New Delhi.

A participant drives his Jeep through a rivulet during 4X4 Nature Riders 2K 15 Rally at Belthangady, near Mangaluru.
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A participant drives his Jeep through a rivulet during 4X4 Nature Riders 2K 15 Rally at Belthangady, near Mangaluru.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to his supporters during the Parivartan rally at Gandhi Maidan, in Gaya.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to his supporters during the Parivartan rally at Gandhi Maidan, in Gaya.

A girl plays in a water fountain at Soramachi shopping complex in Tokyo.
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A girl plays in a water fountain at Soramachi shopping complex in Tokyo.

Sydney Seau, aughter of former NFL player Junior Seau, poses with a bust of her father during inductions at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
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Sydney Seau, aughter of former NFL player Junior Seau, poses with a bust of her father during inductions at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

A reveler puts some colored powder in a friend's face during the Monsoon Holi Festival, in Madrid, Spain.
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A reveler puts some colored powder in a friend's face during the Monsoon Holi Festival, in Madrid, Spain.

Pope Francis hugs a girl during a meeting with the Youth Eucharistic Movement in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis hugs a girl during a meeting with the Youth Eucharistic Movement in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.

Khiya Edwards, 7, celebrates the winner of the seventh race with her horses at Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky.
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Khiya Edwards, 7, celebrates the winner of the seventh race with her horses at Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky.

Australia's Bronte Campbell, right, holds her gold medal as she kisses her sister and bronze medalist Cate Campbell after winning the women's 100m freestyle final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
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Australia's Bronte Campbell, right, holds her gold medal as she kisses her sister and bronze medalist Cate Campbell after winning the women's 100m freestyle final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Kansas City Royals' Ben Zobrist (18) is doused by Salvador Perez after a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Kansas City, Mo.
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Kansas City Royals' Ben Zobrist (18) is doused by Salvador Perez after a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Kansas City, Mo.

In this photo released by the Saudi Press Agency SPA, the governor of Asir, Prince Faisal bin Khaled bin Abdulaziz, center left, comforts an injured man, who was wounded in a suicide bombing attack on a mosque inside a police compound, in the city of Abha, the provincial capital of Asir, Saudi Arabia.
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In this photo released by the Saudi Press Agency SPA, the governor of Asir, Prince Faisal bin Khaled bin Abdulaziz, center left, comforts an injured man, who was wounded in a suicide bombing attack on a mosque inside a police compound, in the city of Abha, the provincial capital of Asir, Saudi Arabia.

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, right, and his wife Siti Hasmah, left, bring a wreath during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Nagasaki, southern Japan.
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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, right, and his wife Siti Hasmah, left, bring a wreath during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

Sloane Stephens returns the ball to Samantha Stosur, of Australia, during a women's semifinal match at the Citi Open tennis tournament, in Washington.
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Sloane Stephens returns the ball to Samantha Stosur, of Australia, during a women's semifinal match at the Citi Open tennis tournament, in Washington.

A youth throws water on porters, known as
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A youth throws water on porters, known as "cargadores," from the Mayorista Market as they compete in the team category of an organized race using their work tricycles, at the market in Quito, Ecuador.

Christina Takter holds her grandson Austin in the Hambletonian Cup after Takter's husband, trainer Jimmy Takter, won the Hambletonian harness horse race with Pinkman in East Rutherford, N.J.
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Christina Takter holds her grandson Austin in the Hambletonian Cup after Takter's husband, trainer Jimmy Takter, won the Hambletonian harness horse race with Pinkman in East Rutherford, N.J.

Bangladeshi secular activists participate in a torch rally held to protest against the killing of blogger Niloy Chottopadhay, 40, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladeshi secular activists participate in a torch rally held to protest against the killing of blogger Niloy Chottopadhay, 40, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Police detain Chhatra Parishad activists during their agitation and road blockade programme in Kolkata on Saturday to protest against the alleged lynching of a student in college in West Midnapore district.
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Police detain Chhatra Parishad activists during their agitation and road blockade programme in Kolkata on Saturday to protest against the alleged lynching of a student in college in West Midnapore district.

South Africas Chad Le Clos reacts after winning the mens 100m butterfly final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
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South Africas Chad Le Clos reacts after winning the mens 100m butterfly final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Afghan civil society members burn Pakistani currency to show their anger against Pakistan, that they say supports terrorist groups, during a vigil ceremony for victims of Fridays attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan civil society members burn Pakistani currency to show their anger against Pakistan, that they say supports terrorist groups, during a vigil ceremony for victims of Fridays attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan.