Day in Pics: 16th January

Jan 16, 2014, 08:46 AM IST
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A test drone is launched by catapult as a trail plane follows on a ranch near Sarita, Texas.

A test drone is launched by catapult as a trail plane follows on a ranch near Sarita, Texas.

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First lady Michelle Obama speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. The White House hosted a screening of `The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete,` a coming of age story about two inner-city youth who are left to fend for themselves in the Bronx.

First lady Michelle Obama speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. The White House hosted a screening of `The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete,` a coming of age story about two inner-city youth who are left to fend for themselves in the Bronx.

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Peyton Wilcox, 4, smiles as her parents; Marine Corps Sgt. Stanly Wilcox and his wife Tashauna, renew their vows during a Weddings for Warriors ceremony, at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church in Savannah, Ga. Eleven couples participated in the annual event.

Peyton Wilcox, 4, smiles as her parents; Marine Corps Sgt. Stanly Wilcox and his wife Tashauna, renew their vows during a Weddings for Warriors ceremony, at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church in Savannah, Ga. Eleven couples participated in the annual event.

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A test drone throws up sand as it lands on the mud flats at a ranch near Sarita, Texas.

A test drone throws up sand as it lands on the mud flats at a ranch near Sarita, Texas.

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Driver Andrey Karginov and co-pilots Andrey Mokeev and Igor Devyatkin, all from Russia, ride their Kamaz truck up a dune during the tenth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Iquique and Antofagasta, Chile.

Driver Andrey Karginov and co-pilots Andrey Mokeev and Igor Devyatkin, all from Russia, ride their Kamaz truck up a dune during the tenth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Iquique and Antofagasta, Chile.

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Aerial photo supplied by South Australian Country Fire Service, a large fire burns in Kiana in the State’s Lower Eyre Peninsula, Australia.

Aerial photo supplied by South Australian Country Fire Service, a large fire burns in Kiana in the State’s Lower Eyre Peninsula, Australia.

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A sea turtle comes up for a gulp of air while at Gulf World Marine Park in Panama City Beach, Fla. Dozens of endangered sea turtles that needed rescue after recent cold snaps have been released back into the Gulf of Mexico off northwest Florida.

A sea turtle comes up for a gulp of air while at Gulf World Marine Park in Panama City Beach, Fla. Dozens of endangered sea turtles that needed rescue after recent cold snaps have been released back into the Gulf of Mexico off northwest Florida.

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Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts during her second round match against Karin Knapp of Italy at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts during her second round match against Karin Knapp of Italy at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

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Malaysian Hindu devotees gather to offer prayers and get blessings from the Lord Murugan`s chariot during a procession to mark the start of Thaipusam, an annual festival symbolizing the struggle between good and evil, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Malaysian Hindu devotees gather to offer prayers and get blessings from the Lord Murugan`s chariot during a procession to mark the start of Thaipusam, an annual festival symbolizing the struggle between good and evil, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Taiwan`s AT-3 jet trainers fly in close formation over Tainan Air Force base in Taiwan. The air show marks the Air Force`s completion of the first batch of Taiwan`s upgraded indigenous defense fighter jets (IDF) and the installation of a new weapon system.

Taiwan`s AT-3 jet trainers fly in close formation over Tainan Air Force base in Taiwan. The air show marks the Air Force`s completion of the first batch of Taiwan`s upgraded indigenous defense fighter jets (IDF) and the installation of a new weapon system.

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Hair flies as a Portland Trail Blazers dancer goes through a routine during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Portland, Ore.

Hair flies as a Portland Trail Blazers dancer goes through a routine during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Portland, Ore.

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Keira Knightley greets fans at the premiere of `Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit` in Los Angeles.

Keira Knightley greets fans at the premiere of `Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit` in Los Angeles.

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Foreign maids display pictures of 23-year-old Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih during a protest outside the Indonesian Consulate in Hong kong. The Indonesian maid who was allegedly brutally tortured by her employers for months has become the latest case to trigger outrage in Hong Kong over abuses commonly suffered by the city’s army of foreign migrant workers.

Foreign maids display pictures of 23-year-old Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih during a protest outside the Indonesian Consulate in Hong kong. The Indonesian maid who was allegedly brutally tortured by her employers for months has become the latest case to trigger outrage in Hong Kong over abuses commonly suffered by the city’s army of foreign migrant workers.

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Nepalese Hindu women take holy dips at the Salinadi River on the first day of month long Madhav Narayan Festival, in Sankhu, northeast of Katmandu, Nepal.

Nepalese Hindu women take holy dips at the Salinadi River on the first day of month long Madhav Narayan Festival, in Sankhu, northeast of Katmandu, Nepal.

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pose for photos before their talks in New Delhi. Park is on a four-day state visit to India.

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pose for photos before their talks in New Delhi. Park is on a four-day state visit to India.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain makes a backhand return to Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Rafael Nadal of Spain makes a backhand return to Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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A supporter of Pakistan`s former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf holds a poster with a photo of him during a news conference with Musharraf`s lawyers outside the special court in Islamabad,.

A supporter of Pakistan`s former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf holds a poster with a photo of him during a news conference with Musharraf`s lawyers outside the special court in Islamabad,.

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Participants try to hold on to a bull during a bull-taming sport, called Jallikattu, in Alanganallor, about 424 kilometers (264 miles) south of Chennai.

Participants try to hold on to a bull during a bull-taming sport, called Jallikattu, in Alanganallor, about 424 kilometers (264 miles) south of Chennai.

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Police stops Asaram supporters outside Session Court where he was being produced in connection with a sexual assault case, in Jodhpur.

Police stops Asaram supporters outside Session Court where he was being produced in connection with a sexual assault case, in Jodhpur.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with Word Bank Country Director in India Oano Ruhul in Lucknow on Thursday at the launch of second phase of water sector restructuring project in the state.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with Word Bank Country Director in India Oano Ruhul in Lucknow on Thursday at the launch of second phase of water sector restructuring project in the state.

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RJD Chief Lalu Prasad distributing Dahi -Chura to his party Muslim supporters during Makar Sankranti celebration in Patna.

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad distributing Dahi -Chura to his party Muslim supporters during Makar Sankranti celebration in Patna.

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A sadhu blowing a conch shell after taking dip at Sangam on the occasion of Paush Purnima in Allahabad.

A sadhu blowing a conch shell after taking dip at Sangam on the occasion of Paush Purnima in Allahabad.

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Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in Janglat Mandi in Anantnag district.

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in Janglat Mandi in Anantnag district.

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Bomb disposal squad members inspecting a bag after receiving a message of live bomb in a bag in the Vibhuti Express train at Allahabad station.

Bomb disposal squad members inspecting a bag after receiving a message of live bomb in a bag in the Vibhuti Express train at Allahabad station.

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AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny addressing a press conference in Delhi.

AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny addressing a press conference in Delhi.

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A view of Tents at Magh Mela area in Allahabad.

A view of Tents at Magh Mela area in Allahabad.

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IAF chief Arup Raha and his wife with foreign cadets at NCC Republic Day Camp in New Delhi on Thursday. NCC DG Aniruddha Chakravarty is also seen.

IAF chief Arup Raha and his wife with foreign cadets at NCC Republic Day Camp in New Delhi on Thursday. NCC DG Aniruddha Chakravarty is also seen.

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Foreign tourists amuse with the mustache artist during 21st International Camel Festival -2014 in Bikaner.

Foreign tourists amuse with the mustache artist during 21st International Camel Festival -2014 in Bikaner.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Yogendra Yadav, Sanjay Singh and Ashutosh addressing a press conference in Ghaziabad.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Yogendra Yadav, Sanjay Singh and Ashutosh addressing a press conference in Ghaziabad.

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