Day in Pics: 14th April

Apr 14, 2013, 08:49 AM IST
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Juan Monaco, of Argentina, returns a shot in the third set against John Isner, of the United States, in their semifinal tennis match at the U.S. Men`s Clay Court Championship.

Juan Monaco, of Argentina, returns a shot in the third set against John Isner, of the United States, in their semifinal tennis match at the U.S. Men`s Clay Court Championship.

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Members of the Bolivarian Militias wait for the start of a ceremony marking its` namesake day in Caracas.

Members of the Bolivarian Militias wait for the start of a ceremony marking its` namesake day in Caracas.

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A tribal Indian woman adjusts her sari during a protest in New Delhi.

A tribal Indian woman adjusts her sari during a protest in New Delhi.

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Indians watch a Hindu devotee throw fire towards the gate of a Shiva temple during a ritual of Shiva Gajan Hindu festival in Kolkata.

Indians watch a Hindu devotee throw fire towards the gate of a Shiva temple during a ritual of Shiva Gajan Hindu festival in Kolkata.

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supporting a campaign to block a gold mine development in northern Greece, shout slogans during a protest march against Canadian mining firm Eldorado Gold Corp.

supporting a campaign to block a gold mine development in northern Greece, shout slogans during a protest march against Canadian mining firm Eldorado Gold Corp.

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A protester wears a mask depicting former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during a party in central London`s Trafalgar square.

A protester wears a mask depicting former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during a party in central London`s Trafalgar square.

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Indonesian boys carry pieces of a Lion Air jet a day after the aircraft crashed into the ocean, at Jimbaran beach, in Bali, Indonesia.

Indonesian boys carry pieces of a Lion Air jet a day after the aircraft crashed into the ocean, at Jimbaran beach, in Bali, Indonesia.

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A Sikh man holds a child as they take a holy dip in the sacred pond at the Golden Temple, Sikhs holiest shrine, during Baisakhi festival in Amritsar.

A Sikh man holds a child as they take a holy dip in the sacred pond at the Golden Temple, Sikhs holiest shrine, during Baisakhi festival in Amritsar.

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US Secretary of Sate John Kerry is greeted by an unidentified Japanese Foreign Ministry official upon his arrival at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo.

US Secretary of Sate John Kerry is greeted by an unidentified Japanese Foreign Ministry official upon his arrival at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo.

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People shoot each other with water guns as they celebrate the Songkran festival, the Thai traditional New Year, also known as the water festival in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

People shoot each other with water guns as they celebrate the Songkran festival, the Thai traditional New Year, also known as the water festival in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Police officers go over evidence and personal items at the site of a bus crash in Ranst, Belgium. The Polish bus carrying Russian youngsters crashed through guardrails and off a highway onto a field below near the port city of Antwerp on Sunday, killing at least five people and leaving five more critically injured.

Police officers go over evidence and personal items at the site of a bus crash in Ranst, Belgium. The Polish bus carrying Russian youngsters crashed through guardrails and off a highway onto a field below near the port city of Antwerp on Sunday, killing at least five people and leaving five more critically injured.

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Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain celebrates on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain celebrates on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai.

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Peer Steinbrueck, of the German Social Democratic Party, SPD, the challenger of chancellor Angela Merkel in the September elections,first row second left, waves to delegates as he arrives at a party convention of the German Social Democratic Party in Augsburg, Germany.

Peer Steinbrueck, of the German Social Democratic Party, SPD, the challenger of chancellor Angela Merkel in the September elections,first row second left, waves to delegates as he arrives at a party convention of the German Social Democratic Party in Augsburg, Germany.

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Henry Sugut of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the Vienna city marathon, in Vienna Austria.

Henry Sugut of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the Vienna city marathon, in Vienna Austria.

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Bangladeshis participate in a parade as they celebrate the first day of

Bangladeshis participate in a parade as they celebrate the first day of "Pahela Baishakh", or the Bangla New Year, in Dhaka.

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Members of India`s rural communities, including the landless, poor farmers and the tribal community, participate in a protest near the Indian parliament in New Delhi.

Members of India`s rural communities, including the landless, poor farmers and the tribal community, participate in a protest near the Indian parliament in New Delhi.

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Woman stands near a photo of Bhim Rao Ambedkar displayed beneath a Buddha idol during a procession to mark Ambedkar`s birth anniversary in Mumbai.

Woman stands near a photo of Bhim Rao Ambedkar displayed beneath a Buddha idol during a procession to mark Ambedkar`s birth anniversary in Mumbai.

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Myanmar President Thein Sein, right, sprinkles water to visitors during celebrations of the traditional water festival outside his residence in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

Myanmar President Thein Sein, right, sprinkles water to visitors during celebrations of the traditional water festival outside his residence in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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Pakistani banned cricket umpire Nadeem Ghauri talks to reporters after his press conference in Lahore. Ghauri, suspended for four years on corruption charges, says he plans to appeal against the ban.

Pakistani banned cricket umpire Nadeem Ghauri talks to reporters after his press conference in Lahore. Ghauri, suspended for four years on corruption charges, says he plans to appeal against the ban.

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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gestures during a spiritual event at the Forum Arena in Fribourg, western Switzerland. The Dalai Lama pays a four day visit to Switzerland.

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gestures during a spiritual event at the Forum Arena in Fribourg, western Switzerland. The Dalai Lama pays a four day visit to Switzerland.

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Artists from Indian’s northeastern Assam state perform Bihu, a folk dance, during celebrations to mark Rongali Bihu festival in Guwahati. Rongali Bihu marks the onset of the Assamese New Year and the arrival of spring.

Artists from Indian’s northeastern Assam state perform Bihu, a folk dance, during celebrations to mark Rongali Bihu festival in Guwahati. Rongali Bihu marks the onset of the Assamese New Year and the arrival of spring.

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