Day in Pics: 14th January

Jan 14, 2014, 08:38 AM IST
Mini driver Orlando Terranova of Argentina and co-pilot Paulo Fiuza of Portugal drive their Mini during the eight stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Salta, Argentina, and Calama, Chile.
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Mini driver Orlando Terranova of Argentina and co-pilot Paulo Fiuza of Portugal drive their Mini during the eight stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Salta, Argentina, and Calama, Chile.

This artist`s rendering provided, by the Chicago Cubs shows Clark, a new mascot being introduced Monday for the first time in team history.
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This artist`s rendering provided, by the Chicago Cubs shows Clark, a new mascot being introduced Monday for the first time in team history.

The carcass of a sperm whale that washed ashore on Carrasco beach is lifted with a crane, in Montevideo, Uruguay.
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The carcass of a sperm whale that washed ashore on Carrasco beach is lifted with a crane, in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Supporters of Bogota`s Mayor Gustavo Petro hold signs reading in Spanish: `Petro Stays,` in front of the city hall in Bogota, Colombia.
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Supporters of Bogota`s Mayor Gustavo Petro hold signs reading in Spanish: `Petro Stays,` in front of the city hall in Bogota, Colombia.

Shocked supporters of Kelly Thomas react, in Santa Ana, Calif., after the `not guilty` verdicts in his beating death outside the Santa Ana Courthouse.
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Shocked supporters of Kelly Thomas react, in Santa Ana, Calif., after the `not guilty` verdicts in his beating death outside the Santa Ana Courthouse.

A man belonging to the Self-Defense Council of Michoacan, (CAM), peers through the sight of his weapon at a checkpoint in Nueva Italia, Mexico.
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A man belonging to the Self-Defense Council of Michoacan, (CAM), peers through the sight of his weapon at a checkpoint in Nueva Italia, Mexico.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a forehand return to Johanna Larsson of Sweden during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a forehand return to Johanna Larsson of Sweden during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

A Ford Mustang is seen in the automaker`s display area at the North American International Auto Show is seen in Detroit.
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A Ford Mustang is seen in the automaker`s display area at the North American International Auto Show is seen in Detroit.

Mount Sinabung erupts with molten rocks and hot gasses as seen from Jeraya, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcano has sporadically erupted since September, forcing thousands of people who live around it slopes to flee their homes.
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Mount Sinabung erupts with molten rocks and hot gasses as seen from Jeraya, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcano has sporadically erupted since September, forcing thousands of people who live around it slopes to flee their homes.

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his win over James Duckworth of Australia after their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.
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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his win over James Duckworth of Australia after their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

A model presents lingerie of the Fall/Winter collection by Hong Kong fashion brand Sky-High Underwear during the Fashion Week Expo in Hong Kong.
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A model presents lingerie of the Fall/Winter collection by Hong Kong fashion brand Sky-High Underwear during the Fashion Week Expo in Hong Kong.

Ethnic Tamil Hindu women carry sugar cane and turmeric plant as they arrive to cook special food to celebrate the harvest festival of Pongal at the Dharavi Slum in Mumbai.
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Ethnic Tamil Hindu women carry sugar cane and turmeric plant as they arrive to cook special food to celebrate the harvest festival of Pongal at the Dharavi Slum in Mumbai.

An elderly Hindu devotee reacts to camera after a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna on Makar Sankranti festival which also marks the beginning of Magh Mela, in Allahabad.
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An elderly Hindu devotee reacts to camera after a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna on Makar Sankranti festival which also marks the beginning of Magh Mela, in Allahabad.

St. Louis firefighter Stan Baynes, from Rescue Squad 1C, keeps a Poberman Pinscher named Diablo above water while he is rescued from the lake in O`Fallon Park in St. Louis.
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St. Louis firefighter Stan Baynes, from Rescue Squad 1C, keeps a Poberman Pinscher named Diablo above water while he is rescued from the lake in O`Fallon Park in St. Louis.

Army Chief Gen. Bikram Singh addressing a press conference in New Delhi.
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Army Chief Gen. Bikram Singh addressing a press conference in New Delhi.

President & CEO,Honda Motorcycle,Keita Muramatsu (2nd L) with Chhota Bheem launch kids Motorcycle in New Delhi.
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President & CEO,Honda Motorcycle,Keita Muramatsu (2nd L) with Chhota Bheem launch kids Motorcycle in New Delhi.

Somdev Devvarman of India makes a backhand return to Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Somdev Devvarman of India makes a backhand return to Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Muslim Devotees rush at the Shrine of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on the eve of Jashne Eid Miladunnabi in Ajmer.
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Muslim Devotees rush at the Shrine of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on the eve of Jashne Eid Miladunnabi in Ajmer.

Pilgrims seeks blessings from a Sadhu after a holy dip at Sagar Island on the occassion of `Makarsankranti`.
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Pilgrims seeks blessings from a Sadhu after a holy dip at Sagar Island on the occassion of `Makarsankranti`.

Policemen lathicharging a woman during a protest after an accident on the national highway in Firozabad.
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Policemen lathicharging a woman during a protest after an accident on the national highway in Firozabad.

Army jawans during a search operation at Charhar forest area, Sopore in J & K.
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Army jawans during a search operation at Charhar forest area, Sopore in J & K.

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti shows a document during a press conference in New Delhi.
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Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti shows a document during a press conference in New Delhi.

School children look at the sand sculpture during the on going Road safety awaereness week 2014 in Bhubaneswar.
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School children look at the sand sculpture during the on going Road safety awaereness week 2014 in Bhubaneswar.

A model wears a creation of Lena Hoschek`s Autumn Winter 2014 collection during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.
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A model wears a creation of Lena Hoschek`s Autumn Winter 2014 collection during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.

Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung erupts in Perteguhan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.
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Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung erupts in Perteguhan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Bollywood actor Salman Khan, center, flies a kite as Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi, right, and others watch during the kite festival Uttarayan in Ahmedabad.
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Bollywood actor Salman Khan, center, flies a kite as Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi, right, and others watch during the kite festival Uttarayan in Ahmedabad.

Kashmiri Muslim devotees raise their hands in prayer as a head priest displays a relic of Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine on Eid-e-Milad, or birth anniversary of the prophet, in Srinagar.
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Kashmiri Muslim devotees raise their hands in prayer as a head priest displays a relic of Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine on Eid-e-Milad, or birth anniversary of the prophet, in Srinagar.

Union Minister Kapil Sibal and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hug each other during an Eid Milad-un-Nabi procession in New Delhi.
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Union Minister Kapil Sibal and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hug each other during an Eid Milad-un-Nabi procession in New Delhi.

The Breitling Wingwalkers fly over Durrat Al Bahrain on the South coast of Bahrain ahead of the Bahrain International Airshow 2014 which opens on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
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The Breitling Wingwalkers fly over Durrat Al Bahrain on the South coast of Bahrain ahead of the Bahrain International Airshow 2014 which opens on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.

Palestinian high school students demonstrate skills they learned in a Hamas-run military training program during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City.
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Palestinian high school students demonstrate skills they learned in a Hamas-run military training program during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City.

Shigeru Yamazaki,Senior Vice President and Director,Sales and Marketing,Honda Cars Limited and model Pamela(R) posing with `New 4th Generation Honda City` during its launch,in Kolkata.
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Shigeru Yamazaki,Senior Vice President and Director,Sales and Marketing,Honda Cars Limited and model Pamela(R) posing with `New 4th Generation Honda City` during its launch,in Kolkata.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Bharat Ratna awardee Prof CNR Rao during a felicitation function for the latter at 7RCR in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Bharat Ratna awardee Prof CNR Rao during a felicitation function for the latter at 7RCR in New Delhi.

Senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who returned to India last week after being indicted for visa fraud in the United States, with her father arrives in Mumbai
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Senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who returned to India last week after being indicted for visa fraud in the United States, with her father arrives in Mumbai