Day in Pics: 13th April

Apr 13, 2013, 10:27 AM IST
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on President Barack Obama`s budget proposal for fiscal year 2014, and the HHS.
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Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on President Barack Obama`s budget proposal for fiscal year 2014, and the HHS.

Protestors shout slogans and carry banners reading
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Protestors shout slogans and carry banners reading "Yes, we can" and "Everyday more lives are in risk" during a protest near the house of the Spain`s President of the Parliament Jesus Posada in Madrid.

Hindu devotees participate in a procession during Shiva Gajan Hindu festival celebrations in Kurmun, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) from Kolkata.
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Hindu devotees participate in a procession during Shiva Gajan Hindu festival celebrations in Kurmun, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) from Kolkata.

An Egyptian Coptic Christian who lives in Greece prays during a protest in central Athens.
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An Egyptian Coptic Christian who lives in Greece prays during a protest in central Athens.

A Kashmiri Muslim woman relative of Mohammad Ismail Shah shout slogans against the police as they block a road during a protest in Srinagar.
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A Kashmiri Muslim woman relative of Mohammad Ismail Shah shout slogans against the police as they block a road during a protest in Srinagar.

A woman cries while she talks on her mobile phone informing relatives about a fire in which her whole house was burnt in New Delhi.
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A woman cries while she talks on her mobile phone informing relatives about a fire in which her whole house was burnt in New Delhi.

President Barack Obama holds a Navy football team helmet in the East Room of the White House in Washington, after presenting the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team.
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President Barack Obama holds a Navy football team helmet in the East Room of the White House in Washington, after presenting the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team.

Myanmar punks gather as they prepare to cerebrate Myanmar`s traditional water festival at a shopping mall in Yangon, Mayanmar.
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Myanmar punks gather as they prepare to cerebrate Myanmar`s traditional water festival at a shopping mall in Yangon, Mayanmar.

Hil Gjocaj uses a hand-made raft to drive through his yard to his house following a month-long flooding in the village of Obot, near the city of Shkoder, 120 kilometers (75 miles) northwest of capital Tirana.
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Hil Gjocaj uses a hand-made raft to drive through his yard to his house following a month-long flooding in the village of Obot, near the city of Shkoder, 120 kilometers (75 miles) northwest of capital Tirana.

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain steers his car out of pit lane after a tire change during the second practice session for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai.
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Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain steers his car out of pit lane after a tire change during the second practice session for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Golfer Tiger Woods reacts to his recovery shot from off the fairway over the trees to the 17th green during the second round in the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga.
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Golfer Tiger Woods reacts to his recovery shot from off the fairway over the trees to the 17th green during the second round in the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, center, talks with reporters aboard his government aircraft shortly after departing Seoul Air Base, Seoul, South Korea, for Beijing, China.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry, center, talks with reporters aboard his government aircraft shortly after departing Seoul Air Base, Seoul, South Korea, for Beijing, China.

Lava erupts from Mt. Etna`s volcano, near Catania, in Sicily, southern Italy. According to reports it is the tenth eruption of 2013 and it did not pose any threats to the nearby airport and inhabited areas.
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Lava erupts from Mt. Etna`s volcano, near Catania, in Sicily, southern Italy. According to reports it is the tenth eruption of 2013 and it did not pose any threats to the nearby airport and inhabited areas.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer , right, welcome Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha, left, at the government`s guest house Schloss Meseberg, 70 km (44 miles) north of Berlin.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer , right, welcome Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha, left, at the government`s guest house Schloss Meseberg, 70 km (44 miles) north of Berlin.

Japanese Emperor Akihito, right, and Empress Michiko dance during a dinner party for a charity in Tokyo.
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Japanese Emperor Akihito, right, and Empress Michiko dance during a dinner party for a charity in Tokyo.

Tony Blair speaks at the Community Event during Judson University`s third annual World Leaders Forum in Elgin, Ill.
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Tony Blair speaks at the Community Event during Judson University`s third annual World Leaders Forum in Elgin, Ill.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, right, chats with Zambia`s President Michael Sata before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, right, chats with Zambia`s President Michael Sata before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

A Myanmar dance troupe performs in the traditional Thingyan celebrations in Yangon, Myanmar.
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A Myanmar dance troupe performs in the traditional Thingyan celebrations in Yangon, Myanmar.

The sun and atmospheric conditions combine to create a rainbow colored ring around the sun, known as a solar halo, in the skies above Havana, Cuba.
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The sun and atmospheric conditions combine to create a rainbow colored ring around the sun, known as a solar halo, in the skies above Havana, Cuba.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gesture prior to their meeting at the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gesture prior to their meeting at the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing.

A Thai man pours a bucket of water on a girl during the Songkran festival to celebrate Thai New Year in Bangkok.
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A Thai man pours a bucket of water on a girl during the Songkran festival to celebrate Thai New Year in Bangkok.

Indonesian WBA featherweight champion Chris John, right, and his opponent Satoshi Hosono of Japan pose for photographers during their official weigh-in in Jakarta.
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Indonesian WBA featherweight champion Chris John, right, and his opponent Satoshi Hosono of Japan pose for photographers during their official weigh-in in Jakarta.

Fireworks are seen during the official opening of the renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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Fireworks are seen during the official opening of the renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

A policewoman displays her ink stained finger, that marks those who have voted, at a polling center during early voting for security forces in the country`s provincial elections in Baghdad, Iraq.
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A policewoman displays her ink stained finger, that marks those who have voted, at a polling center during early voting for security forces in the country`s provincial elections in Baghdad, Iraq.

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gestures during a spiritual event at the Forum Arena in Fribourg, western Switzerland.
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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gestures during a spiritual event at the Forum Arena in Fribourg, western Switzerland.

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, second right, waves at his supporters, who with his sons Alaa, right, and Gamal. left attend a hearing in their retrial on appeal in Cairo, Egypt.
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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, second right, waves at his supporters, who with his sons Alaa, right, and Gamal. left attend a hearing in their retrial on appeal in Cairo, Egypt.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to Myanmarese living in Japan and her supporters during a meeting in Tokyo.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to Myanmarese living in Japan and her supporters during a meeting in Tokyo.

The wreckage of a crashed Lion Air plane sits on the water near the airport in Bali, Indonesia. The plane carrying more than 100 passengers and crew overshot a runway on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Saturday and crashed into the sea, injuring nearly two dozen people, officials said.
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The wreckage of a crashed Lion Air plane sits on the water near the airport in Bali, Indonesia. The plane carrying more than 100 passengers and crew overshot a runway on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Saturday and crashed into the sea, injuring nearly two dozen people, officials said.