Day in Pics: 16th February

Feb 16, 2014, 08:36 AM IST
A demonstrator throws back a tear gas canister fired by the National Bolivarian Police(BNP) in Caracas, Venezuela.
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A demonstrator throws back a tear gas canister fired by the National Bolivarian Police(BNP) in Caracas, Venezuela.

Ivo Karlovic, of Croatia, stretches to return a high ball to Lu Yen-hsun, of Taiwan, at the semifinals of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships  in Memphis, Tenn.
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Ivo Karlovic, of Croatia, stretches to return a high ball to Lu Yen-hsun, of Taiwan, at the semifinals of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships in Memphis, Tenn.

Matt Kenseth (20) slides backward as he is involved in a crash with Tony Stewart (14), Jeff Gordon (24) and Carl Edwards (99) on the front stretch during the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
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Matt Kenseth (20) slides backward as he is involved in a crash with Tony Stewart (14), Jeff Gordon (24) and Carl Edwards (99) on the front stretch during the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

This composite image provided by NASA shows before and-after images taken by the Opportunity rover on Mars of a patch of ground taken on Dec. 26, 2013, left, and one of the same area on Jan. 8, 2014, that shows a rock shaped like a jelly doughnut. NASA on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 said the rover Opportunity likely kicked up the rock into its field of view. Opportunity landed on Mars in 2004 and continues to explore.
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This composite image provided by NASA shows before and-after images taken by the Opportunity rover on Mars of a patch of ground taken on Dec. 26, 2013, left, and one of the same area on Jan. 8, 2014, that shows a rock shaped like a jelly doughnut. NASA on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 said the rover Opportunity likely kicked up the rock into its field of view. Opportunity landed on Mars in 2004 and continues to explore.

A full moon rises between sculptures atop of the new Macedonian National Theatre, recently rebuilt to resemble the old theatre building destroyed in the earthquake in 1963, in Macedonia’s capital Skopje.
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A full moon rises between sculptures atop of the new Macedonian National Theatre, recently rebuilt to resemble the old theatre building destroyed in the earthquake in 1963, in Macedonia’s capital Skopje.

Britain`s Prince Harry, gestures, during his visit to the Goodwood Motor Circuit, in Chichester, England. The prince attended a track day for the Royal Foundation Endeavour Fund, and joined injured services personnel to drive classic cars.
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Britain`s Prince Harry, gestures, during his visit to the Goodwood Motor Circuit, in Chichester, England. The prince attended a track day for the Royal Foundation Endeavour Fund, and joined injured services personnel to drive classic cars.

India’s Ravindra Jadeja unsuccessfully appeals the wicket of New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum on the third day of the second cricket test at Basin Reserve in Wellington, New Zealand.
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India’s Ravindra Jadeja unsuccessfully appeals the wicket of New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum on the third day of the second cricket test at Basin Reserve in Wellington, New Zealand.

Rakesh Maria after being appointed as a Mumbai Police Commissioner in Mumbai.
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Rakesh Maria after being appointed as a Mumbai Police Commissioner in Mumbai.

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit during an interview with PTI at her residence in New Delhi.
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Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit during an interview with PTI at her residence in New Delhi.

Army soldiers taking position during a search operation in Sopore.
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Army soldiers taking position during a search operation in Sopore.

Students performing Martial arts during rally to promote Islamic education among young generation in Hyderabad.
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Students performing Martial arts during rally to promote Islamic education among young generation in Hyderabad.

Models walks the ramp during North-East festival.
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Models walks the ramp during North-East festival.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Film maker Prakash Jha during a rally in Patna.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Film maker Prakash Jha during a rally in Patna.

Rescue workers pull truck after an accident at Chotasan village in Sabarkantha district.
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Rescue workers pull truck after an accident at Chotasan village in Sabarkantha district.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje having meals with school children during her visit in Dholpur, Rajasthan.
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje having meals with school children during her visit in Dholpur, Rajasthan.

Brides from the Muslim community showing their heena decorated hands during a mass marriage ceremony in Ahmedabad.
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Brides from the Muslim community showing their heena decorated hands during a mass marriage ceremony in Ahmedabad.

Finance Minister P Chidambaram along with MoS for Finance Namo Narain Meena and J.D. Seelam others giving final touches to the interim budget before its presentation in the Lok Sabha, in New Delhi.
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Finance Minister P Chidambaram along with MoS for Finance Namo Narain Meena and J.D. Seelam others giving final touches to the interim budget before its presentation in the Lok Sabha, in New Delhi.

AAP leaders Manish Sisodia, Sanjay Singh and others addressing a press conference in New Delhi.
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AAP leaders Manish Sisodia, Sanjay Singh and others addressing a press conference in New Delhi.

BJP leader Ravi Shankar distributing tea to party supporters.
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BJP leader Ravi Shankar distributing tea to party supporters.

Dimple Yadav (MP) wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav enjoying the match between CM and IAS Eleven cricket match in Lucknow.
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Dimple Yadav (MP) wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav enjoying the match between CM and IAS Eleven cricket match in Lucknow.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with his wife paying obeisance at Golden temple in Amritsar.
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with his wife paying obeisance at Golden temple in Amritsar.

BJP Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi addresses at a rally in Sujanpur, Himachal Pradesh.
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BJP Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi addresses at a rally in Sujanpur, Himachal Pradesh.