Day in Pics - May 2, 2016

May 02, 2016, 19:29 PM IST
Police lathicharge agitating taxi drivers during their protest over ban on diesel vehicles, at Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway in Gurgaon.
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Police lathicharge agitating taxi drivers during their protest over ban on diesel vehicles, at Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway in Gurgaon.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with National Coach, Indian Badminton Team, Pullela Gopichand at a meeting in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with National Coach, Indian Badminton Team, Pullela Gopichand at a meeting in New Delhi.

Ice cream vendors rest on their carts on a hot afternoon in New Delhi. Much of India is reeling under a weekslong heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock and left at least 330 million Indians without enough water for their daily needs.
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Ice cream vendors rest on their carts on a hot afternoon in New Delhi. Much of India is reeling under a weekslong heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock and left at least 330 million Indians without enough water for their daily needs.

Supporters of Philippine presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte shouts slogans as they wait outside a bank in Pasig, east of Manila, Philippines.
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Supporters of Philippine presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte shouts slogans as they wait outside a bank in Pasig, east of Manila, Philippines.

Two boys smiles after having their heads shaved during a service to celebrate Buddha's upcoming 2,560th birthday on May 14, at the Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea.
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Two boys smiles after having their heads shaved during a service to celebrate Buddha's upcoming 2,560th birthday on May 14, at the Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea.

Former Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi arriving at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi on Monday,in connection with alleged corruption in the 3,600 crore AgustaWestland choppers deal.
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Former Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi arriving at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi on Monday,in connection with alleged corruption in the 3,600 crore AgustaWestland choppers deal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi rides in an E rickshaw during distribution of E rickshaws in Varanasi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi rides in an E rickshaw during distribution of E rickshaws in Varanasi.

Asian elephants perform for the final time in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Providence, R.I. The circus closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses began in America two centuries ago. The animals will live at the Ringling Bros. 200-acre Center for Elephant Conservation in Florida.
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Asian elephants perform for the final time in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Providence, R.I. The circus closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses began in America two centuries ago. The animals will live at the Ringling Bros. 200-acre Center for Elephant Conservation in Florida.

Firefighters battle a three-alarm fire in the historic Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in New York.
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Firefighters battle a three-alarm fire in the historic Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in New York.

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry, bottom left, and Indiana Pacers guard George Hill (3) battle for the ball during Game 7 of round one NBA playoff basketball action in Toronto.
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry, bottom left, and Indiana Pacers guard George Hill (3) battle for the ball during Game 7 of round one NBA playoff basketball action in Toronto.

People participate in a march for immigrant and worker rights in Seattle.
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People participate in a march for immigrant and worker rights in Seattle.