Day in Pics - May 8, 2016

May 08, 2016, 15:33 PM IST
Rajasthani artists take part in an awareness campaign against child marriages on Akshaya Tritiya in Bikaner in Rajasthan.
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Rajasthani artists take part in an awareness campaign against child marriages on Akshaya Tritiya in Bikaner in Rajasthan.

Elephants cool themselves in a pond during a hot summer day at a village in Jaipur.
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Elephants cool themselves in a pond during a hot summer day at a village in Jaipur.

A wildfire burns south of Fort McMurray, Alberta, near Highway 63.
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A wildfire burns south of Fort McMurray, Alberta, near Highway 63.

A riot police officer launches tear gas during a protest by anarchists against plans to tighten border controls to prevent the passage of migrants, in Brennero, Italy.
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A riot police officer launches tear gas during a protest by anarchists against plans to tighten border controls to prevent the passage of migrants, in Brennero, Italy.

Sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo create a sand sculpture on eve of Mother’s day in Puri.
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Sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo create a sand sculpture on eve of Mother’s day in Puri.

A langoor baby with her mother on the eve of Mothers day in Ajmer, Rajasthan.
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A langoor baby with her mother on the eve of Mothers day in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

researchers examine a rare North Atlantic right whale calf on the beach in Chatham, Mass. The calf which was found dead off Cape Cod on Thursday had injuries consistent with being hit by a boat or ship, but a necropsy is being conducted to pin down the exact cause of death, authorities said Friday.
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researchers examine a rare North Atlantic right whale calf on the beach in Chatham, Mass. The calf which was found dead off Cape Cod on Thursday had injuries consistent with being hit by a boat or ship, but a necropsy is being conducted to pin down the exact cause of death, authorities said Friday.

Pregnant model Carol Gracias walks the ramp on the eve of mother day in Mumbai.
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Pregnant model Carol Gracias walks the ramp on the eve of mother day in Mumbai.

Government lanching gold coins bearing Mahatma Gandhis image,on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.
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Government lanching gold coins bearing Mahatma Gandhis image,on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.

Government lanching gold coins bearing Ashok Chakras image, on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.
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Government lanching gold coins bearing Ashok Chakras image, on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.

Fireworks at Golden temple to mark the 512th Birth Anniversary of the Second Guru Angad Dev Ji, in Amritsar.
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Fireworks at Golden temple to mark the 512th Birth Anniversary of the Second Guru Angad Dev Ji, in Amritsar.

ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORES VIRAT KOHLI PLAYS A SHOT DURING THE IPL T20 MATCH AGAINST RISING PUNE SUPERGIANTS IN BENGALURU.
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ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORES VIRAT KOHLI PLAYS A SHOT DURING THE IPL T20 MATCH AGAINST RISING PUNE SUPERGIANTS IN BENGALURU.

President Barack Obama hugs Actress Cicely Tyson after she received an honorary degree, during the 2016 Howard University graduation ceremony in Washington.
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President Barack Obama hugs Actress Cicely Tyson after she received an honorary degree, during the 2016 Howard University graduation ceremony in Washington.

A man holds a sign that reads
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A man holds a sign that reads "Legalize" during the "Marijuana March" on Ipanema beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Buddhists carry a giant lantern in a parade during the Lotus Lantern Festival to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 14, on a street in Seoul, South Korea.
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Buddhists carry a giant lantern in a parade during the Lotus Lantern Festival to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 14, on a street in Seoul, South Korea.