Day in Pics: 10th March

Mar 10, 2013, 08:22 AM IST
Sam Hornish Jr. waves to fans as he hangs out his window while doing a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race in Las Vegas.
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Sam Hornish Jr. waves to fans as he hangs out his window while doing a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race in Las Vegas.

Women ride bikes wearing dresses and high heels along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City.
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Women ride bikes wearing dresses and high heels along Reforma Avenue in Mexico City.

Vancouver Whitecaps` Nigel Reo-Coker, right, of England, and Kenny Miller, of Scotland, celebrate Miller`s goal against the Columbus Crew during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Vancouver Whitecaps` Nigel Reo-Coker, right, of England, and Kenny Miller, of Scotland, celebrate Miller`s goal against the Columbus Crew during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia.

New Zealand`s Neil Wagner celebrates the dismissal of England`s Kevin Pietersen caught B J Watling for 12 on the fifth day of the first international cricket test, at University Oval, in Dunedin, New Zealand.
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New Zealand`s Neil Wagner celebrates the dismissal of England`s Kevin Pietersen caught B J Watling for 12 on the fifth day of the first international cricket test, at University Oval, in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, waves to fans after defeating Daniela Hantuchova, of Slovakia, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, in Indian Wells, Calif.
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Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, waves to fans after defeating Daniela Hantuchova, of Slovakia, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, in Indian Wells, Calif.

Mitsuko Ota, right, and her daughter Minami offer prayers for the victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami at their family`s grave, a day before the second anniversary of the disaster, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan.
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Mitsuko Ota, right, and her daughter Minami offer prayers for the victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami at their family`s grave, a day before the second anniversary of the disaster, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan.

Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during the second day session of first ever congress of her National League for Democracy party at Royal Rose restaurant in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during the second day session of first ever congress of her National League for Democracy party at Royal Rose restaurant in Yangon, Myanmar.

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel , center left, poses for a picture with female Afghan non-commissioned officers being trained during his visit to the Kabul Military Training Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel , center left, poses for a picture with female Afghan non-commissioned officers being trained during his visit to the Kabul Military Training Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.

A protester holds a banner during an anti-nuclear demonstration in Tokyo.
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A protester holds a banner during an anti-nuclear demonstration in Tokyo.

Tibetans perform a street drama depicting Tibet`s uprising in 1959 against Chinese rule in Taipei, Taiwan, marking the March 10 anniversary of the failed 1959 uprising.
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Tibetans perform a street drama depicting Tibet`s uprising in 1959 against Chinese rule in Taipei, Taiwan, marking the March 10 anniversary of the failed 1959 uprising.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a nationally televised speech about the state of Afghan women in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a nationally televised speech about the state of Afghan women in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Hindu devotees perform rituals at the ancient Ranbireshwar temple during the Shivaratri festival in Jammu. Shivaratri, or the night of Shiva, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction.
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Hindu devotees perform rituals at the ancient Ranbireshwar temple during the Shivaratri festival in Jammu. Shivaratri, or the night of Shiva, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction.

Israeli President Shimon Peres is greeted by the President of the Conference of the Imams of France Hassan Chalghoumi at the start of a meeting with Imams, in Paris.
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Israeli President Shimon Peres is greeted by the President of the Conference of the Imams of France Hassan Chalghoumi at the start of a meeting with Imams, in Paris.

This aerial view taken from a helicopter, the pack of skiers climb a hill during the Engadine cross country skiing marathon from Maloja to S-Chanf in south Eastern Switzerland
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This aerial view taken from a helicopter, the pack of skiers climb a hill during the Engadine cross country skiing marathon from Maloja to S-Chanf in south Eastern Switzerland

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim, right, shares a light moment with batsman Mohammad Ashraful at the end of the third day of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Galle, Sri Lanka.
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Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim, right, shares a light moment with batsman Mohammad Ashraful at the end of the third day of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Galle, Sri Lanka.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, left, is pictured on a mural with South African apartheid freedom fighter Steve Biko, right, in the city of Cape Town, South Africa.
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Former South African President Nelson Mandela, left, is pictured on a mural with South African apartheid freedom fighter Steve Biko, right, in the city of Cape Town, South Africa.

A Balinese priest puts an offering at
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A Balinese priest puts an offering at "Ogoh-ogoh", a paper-mache effigy that symbolizes Balinese Hinduism’s mythical demons and monsters, during a parade to celebrate "Nyepi", or Bali`s Day of Silence, in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.

A man carries a piece of cardboard with the portrait of Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy decorated as a devil, alongside portraits of Inaki Urdangarin, the Spanish`s king son-in-law and Former Popular Party`s treasurer, Luis Barcenas, during a protest against austerity in Pamplona northern Spain.
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A man carries a piece of cardboard with the portrait of Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy decorated as a devil, alongside portraits of Inaki Urdangarin, the Spanish`s king son-in-law and Former Popular Party`s treasurer, Luis Barcenas, during a protest against austerity in Pamplona northern Spain.

Tine Baun of Denmark kisses her husband as she celebrates after defeating Intanon Ratchanok of Thailand in their women`s singles final at the English Badminton Open Championships in Birmingham, England.
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Tine Baun of Denmark kisses her husband as she celebrates after defeating Intanon Ratchanok of Thailand in their women`s singles final at the English Badminton Open Championships in Birmingham, England.