Day in Pics: 15th December

Dec 15, 2013, 08:47 AM IST
A young Indian girl places a candle in rememberance of last year’s gang rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi, in Ahmadabad.
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A young Indian girl places a candle in rememberance of last year’s gang rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi, in Ahmadabad.

People walk by the Christmas illuminations at the Royal Treaty street in Warsaw, Poland.
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People walk by the Christmas illuminations at the Royal Treaty street in Warsaw, Poland.

Marius Daugirdas skis on the sidewalk in Evanston, Ill. Snow continued to fall over the Chicago area into northwest Indiana.
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Marius Daugirdas skis on the sidewalk in Evanston, Ill. Snow continued to fall over the Chicago area into northwest Indiana.

Presidential candidate Evelyn Matthei gestures during a rally outside her home in Santiago. Next Sunday, Matthei will face Michelle Bachelet, who became Chile`s first female president from 2006 to 2010.
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Presidential candidate Evelyn Matthei gestures during a rally outside her home in Santiago. Next Sunday, Matthei will face Michelle Bachelet, who became Chile`s first female president from 2006 to 2010.

In this image taken from video, New York City firefighters and emergency workers look over the scene on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, after a 4-alarm fire engulfed multiple buildings Friday night, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Officials say more than 100 firefighters responded.
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In this image taken from video, New York City firefighters and emergency workers look over the scene on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, after a 4-alarm fire engulfed multiple buildings Friday night, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Officials say more than 100 firefighters responded.

A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn. the one-year anniversary of the shootings.
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A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn. the one-year anniversary of the shootings.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, speaks while holding a fan from Laos as Laotian Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong listens during a joint press conference at Abe`s official residence in Tokyo.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, speaks while holding a fan from Laos as Laotian Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong listens during a joint press conference at Abe`s official residence in Tokyo.

Devin Logan flies off a jump on her first run during the slopestyle freestyle skiing final at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships, in Breckenridge, Colo.
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Devin Logan flies off a jump on her first run during the slopestyle freestyle skiing final at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships, in Breckenridge, Colo.

Army cadets hold a large photo of Army head coach Rich Ellerson during an NCAA college football game against Navy, in Philadelphia. Navy won 34-7.
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Army cadets hold a large photo of Army head coach Rich Ellerson during an NCAA college football game against Navy, in Philadelphia. Navy won 34-7.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive to light twenty-six candles in honor of the Newtown shooting victims, in the Map Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive to light twenty-six candles in honor of the Newtown shooting victims, in the Map Room of the White House in Washington.

Hundreds of Arapahoe High School students gathered for a candlelight vigil Saturday night, to share their prayers for Claire Davis who was shot inside the school.
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Hundreds of Arapahoe High School students gathered for a candlelight vigil Saturday night, to share their prayers for Claire Davis who was shot inside the school.

Colin Joy and Nicole Veroline kiss after Joy proposed to her on the field before the Army-Navy NCAA college football game, in Philadelphia. She said yes. The couple is from Long Island, N.Y.
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Colin Joy and Nicole Veroline kiss after Joy proposed to her on the field before the Army-Navy NCAA college football game, in Philadelphia. She said yes. The couple is from Long Island, N.Y.

Australia`s Dave Warner leaps into the air after scoring a century during the second innings on the third day of their Ashes cricket test match against England, in Perth.
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Australia`s Dave Warner leaps into the air after scoring a century during the second innings on the third day of their Ashes cricket test match against England, in Perth.

ADAG chairman Anil Ambani participates in the Delhi Half Marathon, in New Delhi.
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ADAG chairman Anil Ambani participates in the Delhi Half Marathon, in New Delhi.

Mt. Etna, Europe`s tallest and most active volcano, spews lava during an eruption near the Sicilian town of Catania, Italy.
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Mt. Etna, Europe`s tallest and most active volcano, spews lava during an eruption near the Sicilian town of Catania, Italy.

 Religious leaders of India, Pakistan and other countries take part in the World Peace conference at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi.
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Religious leaders of India, Pakistan and other countries take part in the World Peace conference at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi.

Saints and religious activists participate in Run for Unity event organised on the death anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel in Ayodhya.
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Saints and religious activists participate in Run for Unity event organised on the death anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel in Ayodhya.

Bride and groom along with their family during a mass marriage function in Allahabad.
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Bride and groom along with their family during a mass marriage function in Allahabad.

4th World Cup Kabaddi 2013 champion Indian (Women) team players with the trophy, India beat Denmark in the final in Ludhiana on Saturday late night.
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4th World Cup Kabaddi 2013 champion Indian (Women) team players with the trophy, India beat Denmark in the final in Ludhiana on Saturday late night.

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah felicitates a student on 10th Foundation Day of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University in Rajouri.
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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah felicitates a student on 10th Foundation Day of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University in Rajouri.

Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal with party leaders Prashant Bhushan, Shanti Bhushan during a press conference in New Delhi.
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Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal with party leaders Prashant Bhushan, Shanti Bhushan during a press conference in New Delhi.

Faithful lift up a giant candle two days ahead of Pope Francis` 77th birthday, during the Pope`s traditional Sunday`s appearance in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican.
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Faithful lift up a giant candle two days ahead of Pope Francis` 77th birthday, during the Pope`s traditional Sunday`s appearance in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican.

Pro-European Union activists, one waving the EU flag, gather during a rally in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Pro-European Union activists, one waving the EU flag, gather during a rally in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine.

Indian gay rights activists hold placards during a protest against a Supreme Court verdict that upheld section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in New Delhi.
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Indian gay rights activists hold placards during a protest against a Supreme Court verdict that upheld section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in New Delhi.

A diver dressed as Santa Claus waves at a child at the Creta Aquarium in the city of Iraklio, on the Greek island of Crete.
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A diver dressed as Santa Claus waves at a child at the Creta Aquarium in the city of Iraklio, on the Greek island of Crete.

A girl places candles to commemorate last year’s gang rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi. Public anger against crimes against women exploded after a fatal gang-rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus on Dec.16, 2012.
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A girl places candles to commemorate last year’s gang rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi. Public anger against crimes against women exploded after a fatal gang-rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus on Dec.16, 2012.