Day in Pics: 14th August

Aug 14, 2014, 08:32 AM IST
Britain`s Mohamed Farah celebrates as he races torwards the line to win the gold medal in the mens`s 10,000m during the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland.
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Britain`s Mohamed Farah celebrates as he races torwards the line to win the gold medal in the mens`s 10,000m during the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland.

Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, centre, gestures during an address to his supporters in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, centre, gestures during an address to his supporters in Lahore, Pakistan.

In this image provided by Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., a rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying a satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space. Military and company officials said the commercial satellite known as Worldview-3 was sent into space atop an Atlas 5 rocket.
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In this image provided by Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., a rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying a satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space. Military and company officials said the commercial satellite known as Worldview-3 was sent into space atop an Atlas 5 rocket.

Serena Williams reacts to a missed volley against Samantha Stosur, from Australia, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.
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Serena Williams reacts to a missed volley against Samantha Stosur, from Australia, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

Pope Francis smiles as he meets journalists aboard the papal flight on the journey to Seoul, South Korea.
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Pope Francis smiles as he meets journalists aboard the papal flight on the journey to Seoul, South Korea.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holds her memoir `Hard Choices` at Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, in Vineyard Haven, Mass., on the island of Martha`s Vineyard, during a book signing event for her memoir `Hard Choices.`
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holds her memoir `Hard Choices` at Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, in Vineyard Haven, Mass., on the island of Martha`s Vineyard, during a book signing event for her memoir `Hard Choices.`

Hindu refugees from Pakistan who live in India hold the Indian flag and a picture of Mother India, left, as they gather for a protest on Pakistan’s Independence Day in New Delhi.
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Hindu refugees from Pakistan who live in India hold the Indian flag and a picture of Mother India, left, as they gather for a protest on Pakistan’s Independence Day in New Delhi.

Bails fly off the wicket of Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara during the first day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Bails fly off the wicket of Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara during the first day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Rukmani Devi, sister of India’s famous “Bandit Queen” Phoolan Devi speaks to the media outside a court after judgment was passed in the murder case, in New Delhi.
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Rukmani Devi, sister of India’s famous “Bandit Queen” Phoolan Devi speaks to the media outside a court after judgment was passed in the murder case, in New Delhi.

A student offering a piece of cake to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during `Kanyashree Day` celebrations in Kolkata.
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A student offering a piece of cake to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during `Kanyashree Day` celebrations in Kolkata.

Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, center, gestures as he leaves for Islamabad from Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, center, gestures as he leaves for Islamabad from Lahore, Pakistan.

Sri Lankan cricketer Angelo Mathews bats as Pakistani wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed watches during the first day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Colombo.
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Sri Lankan cricketer Angelo Mathews bats as Pakistani wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed watches during the first day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Colombo.

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III hands brand new assault rifles to Filipino soldiers in a ceremonial distribution at the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines.
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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III hands brand new assault rifles to Filipino soldiers in a ceremonial distribution at the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines.

People transport a giant idol of Hindu God Ganesha towards a worship area ahead of the Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.
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People transport a giant idol of Hindu God Ganesha towards a worship area ahead of the Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

President Pranab Mukherjee addressing the Nation on the eve of 68th Independence Day in New Delhi.
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President Pranab Mukherjee addressing the Nation on the eve of 68th Independence Day in New Delhi.

Two youth salute a Tricolor made with flowers on a display board at a pavement in New Delhi on the eve of Independence Day.
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Two youth salute a Tricolor made with flowers on a display board at a pavement in New Delhi on the eve of Independence Day.