Day in Pics: 14th June

Jun 14, 2013, 10:52 AM IST
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Security men and others stand in a railway track after a passenger train was attacked by Maoist rebels near Jamui, a small town 230 kilometers (140 miles) southeast of Patna.

Security men and others stand in a railway track after a passenger train was attacked by Maoist rebels near Jamui, a small town 230 kilometers (140 miles) southeast of Patna.

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Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara and teammate Nuwan Kulasekera celebrate after they defeated England in their ICC Champions Trophy cricket match at the Oval cricket ground in London.

Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara and teammate Nuwan Kulasekera celebrate after they defeated England in their ICC Champions Trophy cricket match at the Oval cricket ground in London.

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal speaks to the media in Geismar, La., after an explosion at The Williams Companies Inc. plant in Geismar.

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal speaks to the media in Geismar, La., after an explosion at The Williams Companies Inc. plant in Geismar.

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning the men’s 200 metres during the Diamond League athletics competition at the Bislett Stadium in Oslo.

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning the men’s 200 metres during the Diamond League athletics competition at the Bislett Stadium in Oslo.

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President Barack Obama with Vice President Joe Biden, on stage speaking at a reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Pride month, Washington.

President Barack Obama with Vice President Joe Biden, on stage speaking at a reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Pride month, Washington.

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A tanker truck carrying tar sits flipped over, top left, on a highway in San Angel Zurumucapio, Mexico. Authorities say the tanker truck carrying tar slammed into a highway toll booth that had temporarily been taken over by protesting teachers.

A tanker truck carrying tar sits flipped over, top left, on a highway in San Angel Zurumucapio, Mexico. Authorities say the tanker truck carrying tar slammed into a highway toll booth that had temporarily been taken over by protesting teachers.

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A slurry bomber makes a pass over the Black Forest fire north of Colorado Springs, Colo. A voracious wildfire driven in all directions by shifting winds destroyed at least 360 homes.

A slurry bomber makes a pass over the Black Forest fire north of Colorado Springs, Colo. A voracious wildfire driven in all directions by shifting winds destroyed at least 360 homes.

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Participants dressed in white take part in Diner en Blanc, or White Dinner at the Trocadero gardens in front the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Participants dressed in white take part in Diner en Blanc, or White Dinner at the Trocadero gardens in front the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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Actress Jennifer Lopez accepts the Humanitarian Award at the amfAR Inspiration Gala at the The Plaza Hotel in New York.

Actress Jennifer Lopez accepts the Humanitarian Award at the amfAR Inspiration Gala at the The Plaza Hotel in New York.

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Police fire rubber bullets at demonstrators protesting a price increase for public transportation in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Police fire rubber bullets at demonstrators protesting a price increase for public transportation in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Iranian presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani, the country`s former top nuclear negotiator, casts his ballot in the presidential election at a polling station in downtown Tehran, Iran.

Iranian presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani, the country`s former top nuclear negotiator, casts his ballot in the presidential election at a polling station in downtown Tehran, Iran.

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An elderly protester holds flowers as villagers from Boeung Kak stage a sit-in outside the Appeals Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

An elderly protester holds flowers as villagers from Boeung Kak stage a sit-in outside the Appeals Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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The Airbus A350 takes off successfully on its maiden flight at Blagnac airport near Toulouse, southwestern France.

The Airbus A350 takes off successfully on its maiden flight at Blagnac airport near Toulouse, southwestern France.

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A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays early in the morning at Hazratbal shrine during a ceremony a week after the occasion of Mehraj-u-Alam, in the outskirts of Srinagar.

A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays early in the morning at Hazratbal shrine during a ceremony a week after the occasion of Mehraj-u-Alam, in the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Spectators shelter from the weather as rain delayed the start of the ICC Champions Trophy cricket match between West Indies and South Africa at the Cardiff Wales Stadium in Cardiff.

Spectators shelter from the weather as rain delayed the start of the ICC Champions Trophy cricket match between West Indies and South Africa at the Cardiff Wales Stadium in Cardiff.

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Balloons, hand-prints and get well messages left by children from the

Balloons, hand-prints and get well messages left by children from the "Ring-Ting" kindergarten lie outside the entrance to the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa.

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A participant fires off a historical cannon during the International Championships of field artillery gunners near Sondershausen, central Germany.

A participant fires off a historical cannon during the International Championships of field artillery gunners near Sondershausen, central Germany.

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A student holds a burning tire with a rod during a protest demanding creation of a new state named “Telangana” in Hyderabad.

A student holds a burning tire with a rod during a protest demanding creation of a new state named “Telangana” in Hyderabad.

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