Day in Pics: 11th August

Aug 11, 2014, 08:23 AM IST
A car drives through a flooded road in Jakarta, Indonesia. The unseasonal rains flooded many areas of South Jakarta in the late afternoon causing much traffic congestion as commuters attempted to make their way home.
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A car drives through a flooded road in Jakarta, Indonesia. The unseasonal rains flooded many areas of South Jakarta in the late afternoon causing much traffic congestion as commuters attempted to make their way home.

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets students from several Sydney high schools during his visit aboard a replica of Captain Cook`s ship `Endeavour` at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney, Australia.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry meets students from several Sydney high schools during his visit aboard a replica of Captain Cook`s ship `Endeavour` at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney, Australia.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad and JD(U) senior leader Nitish Kumar at a by-election rally in Hajipur.
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RJD chief Lalu Prasad and JD(U) senior leader Nitish Kumar at a by-election rally in Hajipur.

Sand sculptures were created to celebrate National Play in the Sand Day at Caribe Hilton, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Sand sculptures were created to celebrate National Play in the Sand Day at Caribe Hilton, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

South African batsman Venon Philander is bowled out during the Test match against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports club.
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South African batsman Venon Philander is bowled out during the Test match against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports club.

Participants pose for the cameras as hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites parade through the streets during Gaijatra festival in Katmandu, Nepal.
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Participants pose for the cameras as hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites parade through the streets during Gaijatra festival in Katmandu, Nepal.

CWG squash gold medalists Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa at a felicitation programme at Ethiraj College for Women in Chennai.
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CWG squash gold medalists Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa at a felicitation programme at Ethiraj College for Women in Chennai.

B S Seo, Managing Director and CEO Hyundai Motors India unveils the i20 Elite in New Delhi.
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B S Seo, Managing Director and CEO Hyundai Motors India unveils the i20 Elite in New Delhi.

A Cambodian Buddhist monk, left, shouts slogans during a protest in front of Foreign Ministry during the delivering a petition, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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A Cambodian Buddhist monk, left, shouts slogans during a protest in front of Foreign Ministry during the delivering a petition, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Worshippers guide a burning model house into the ocean as an offering to appease wandering ghosts during the Chinese folklore`s mid-summer`s Ghost Month Festival in Keelung, Taiwan.
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Worshippers guide a burning model house into the ocean as an offering to appease wandering ghosts during the Chinese folklore`s mid-summer`s Ghost Month Festival in Keelung, Taiwan.

The supermoon appears yellow as the sky darkens over Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha`s Vineyard. President Barack Obama and his family are vacationing on the island.
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The supermoon appears yellow as the sky darkens over Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha`s Vineyard. President Barack Obama and his family are vacationing on the island.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry during a photo session before their meeting at her residence in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry during a photo session before their meeting at her residence in Yangon, Myanmar.

Sailors guide a military plane on the flight deck of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf.
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Sailors guide a military plane on the flight deck of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan acknowledge supporters after Erdogan`s election victory, in Ankara, Turkey.
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan acknowledge supporters after Erdogan`s election victory, in Ankara, Turkey.

Agnieszka Radwanska, left, of Poland poses with Venus Williams of the United States after winning the final at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.
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Agnieszka Radwanska, left, of Poland poses with Venus Williams of the United States after winning the final at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.

A prayer vigil was held in front of the Ferguson, Mo. police department on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, one day after a Ferguson officer shot and killed Michael Brown. From left are Martha Hightower, Leah Clyburn and Marie Wilson. `I`m just tired of (the police) getting away with killing our youths,` said Hightower.
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A prayer vigil was held in front of the Ferguson, Mo. police department on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, one day after a Ferguson officer shot and killed Michael Brown. From left are Martha Hightower, Leah Clyburn and Marie Wilson. `I`m just tired of (the police) getting away with killing our youths,` said Hightower.

Overall winner Thomas Danielson, of Team Garmin-Sharp, receives a kiss as he celebrates on the podium following the Tour of Utah cycling race.
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Overall winner Thomas Danielson, of Team Garmin-Sharp, receives a kiss as he celebrates on the podium following the Tour of Utah cycling race.

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community settle at a camp in Derike, Syria.
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Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community settle at a camp in Derike, Syria.

Switzerland`s Roger Federer plays a shot on his way to losing 5-7 6-7 to France`s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during the Men`s Rogers Cup Singles final.
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Switzerland`s Roger Federer plays a shot on his way to losing 5-7 6-7 to France`s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during the Men`s Rogers Cup Singles final.

A supermoon rises above a Jesus Christ statue in front of the Holy Cross church in Warsaw, Poland.
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A supermoon rises above a Jesus Christ statue in front of the Holy Cross church in Warsaw, Poland.