Day in Pics: 12th January

Jan 12, 2014, 09:48 AM IST
Boats stand parked at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on a cold day in Allahabad, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
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Boats stand parked at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on a cold day in Allahabad, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers march during a peace rally urging citizens of various communities to maintain peace in Hyderabad.
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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers march during a peace rally urging citizens of various communities to maintain peace in Hyderabad.

Emma Cokeley, 11, of Dallas, stands with her step father Dan Tossin, rear, as they protest with nearly 40 others outside the Dallas Convention Center where the Dallas Safari Club is holding its` weekend show and auction, in Dallas.
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Emma Cokeley, 11, of Dallas, stands with her step father Dan Tossin, rear, as they protest with nearly 40 others outside the Dallas Convention Center where the Dallas Safari Club is holding its` weekend show and auction, in Dallas.

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson spars with Gabriel Blake while teaching a boxing clinic to a group of children at the Richard Steele Boxing Club in North Las Vegas.
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Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson spars with Gabriel Blake while teaching a boxing clinic to a group of children at the Richard Steele Boxing Club in North Las Vegas.

Australia`s Clint McKay, left, appeals unsuccessfully for an LBW of England`s Alastair Cook, right, during their one-day international cricket match, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
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Australia`s Clint McKay, left, appeals unsuccessfully for an LBW of England`s Alastair Cook, right, during their one-day international cricket match, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus speaks during a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus speaks during a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Pam Duggan, centre, the mother of Mark Duggan, prepares to release a white dove at a vigil in his memory outside Tottenham Police Station, in Tottenham, north London.
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Pam Duggan, centre, the mother of Mark Duggan, prepares to release a white dove at a vigil in his memory outside Tottenham Police Station, in Tottenham, north London.

Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship.

Members of Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind gathered for Peace,solidarity,democracy,and unity for all Region at Azad Maidan in Mumbai.
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Members of Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind gathered for Peace,solidarity,democracy,and unity for all Region at Azad Maidan in Mumbai.

Hyderabad Police arrested accused for the gangrape of a dancer from Mumbai on New Year eve, after a press conference in Hyderabad.
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Hyderabad Police arrested accused for the gangrape of a dancer from Mumbai on New Year eve, after a press conference in Hyderabad.

BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma with BCCI awards in Mumbai.
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BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma with BCCI awards in Mumbai.

Gunmen patrol in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. Fighting between security forces and al-Qaida-linked militants in Iraq`s Sunni-dominated Anbar province has killed at least 60 people over the past two weeks, an official said Saturday. International observers have warned of shortages of food, fuel and other necessities, particularly in Fallujah.
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Gunmen patrol in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. Fighting between security forces and al-Qaida-linked militants in Iraq`s Sunni-dominated Anbar province has killed at least 60 people over the past two weeks, an official said Saturday. International observers have warned of shortages of food, fuel and other necessities, particularly in Fallujah.

Pakistan`s Saeed Ajmal gets bowled during the second cricket test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Pakistan`s Saeed Ajmal gets bowled during the second cricket test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

A firefighter from the New York City Fire Department shoots water through second floor window of a Citibank branch as several FDNY companies battle a five alarm fire in the Manhattan borough of New York City.
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A firefighter from the New York City Fire Department shoots water through second floor window of a Citibank branch as several FDNY companies battle a five alarm fire in the Manhattan borough of New York City.

BJP`s PM candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi flies a kite during the 26th International kite festival in Ahmedabad.
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BJP`s PM candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi flies a kite during the 26th International kite festival in Ahmedabad.

Viewers clicking picture at the Parx Super car show 2014 in Mumbai.
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Viewers clicking picture at the Parx Super car show 2014 in Mumbai.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi lighting the lamp at the closing ceremony of the commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi lighting the lamp at the closing ceremony of the commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, in New Delhi.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, right, is greeted on the tarmac upon his arrival in Paris, France, by Mark Taplin, left, who is the Charge d`Affaires at the US Embassy.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry, right, is greeted on the tarmac upon his arrival in Paris, France, by Mark Taplin, left, who is the Charge d`Affaires at the US Embassy.

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews, right, congratulates batsman Kumar Sangakarra after winning the match during the second cricket test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
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Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews, right, congratulates batsman Kumar Sangakarra after winning the match during the second cricket test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

A toll booth was burnt and five others vandalised when the anti-toll agitation took a violent turn in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.
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A toll booth was burnt and five others vandalised when the anti-toll agitation took a violent turn in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.