Day in Pics: 17th April

Apr 17, 2013, 08:43 AM IST
An opposition supporter bangs a pan to protest the official presidential election results in Caracas, Venezuela.
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An opposition supporter bangs a pan to protest the official presidential election results in Caracas, Venezuela.

South Korean army soldiers check the media identities as they wait to leave to the customs, immigration and quarantine office, at Unification Bridge in Paju, South Korea, near the border village of Panmunjom.
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South Korean army soldiers check the media identities as they wait to leave to the customs, immigration and quarantine office, at Unification Bridge in Paju, South Korea, near the border village of Panmunjom.

Indians from various tribes protest inside the lower house of Congress against a proposed amendment that would give Congress a say in the demarcation of indigenous territory, in Brasilia, Brazil.
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Indians from various tribes protest inside the lower house of Congress against a proposed amendment that would give Congress a say in the demarcation of indigenous territory, in Brasilia, Brazil.

A US Capitol Police hazmat vehicle is parked at a mail processing facility for Congressional mail in Prince George`s County where a letter addressed to Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., tested positive for ricin,  in Hyattsville, Md.
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A US Capitol Police hazmat vehicle is parked at a mail processing facility for Congressional mail in Prince George`s County where a letter addressed to Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., tested positive for ricin, in Hyattsville, Md.

Revelers spray water during traditional Thingyan celebrations in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Revelers spray water during traditional Thingyan celebrations in Yangon, Myanmar.

A man from Members of the Mortgage Victims` Platform (PAH) protests with a mask of Spain`s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy against evictions in Barcelona.
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A man from Members of the Mortgage Victims` Platform (PAH) protests with a mask of Spain`s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy against evictions in Barcelona.

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a ceremony to mark the opening of the John and Frances Angelos Law Center at the University of Baltimore.
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Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a ceremony to mark the opening of the John and Frances Angelos Law Center at the University of Baltimore.

A demonstrator wears a Phrygian cap, the symbol of the French republic since the 1789 revolution, during a rally to protest against French President Francois Hollande`s social reform on gay marriage and adoption in Paris.
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A demonstrator wears a Phrygian cap, the symbol of the French republic since the 1789 revolution, during a rally to protest against French President Francois Hollande`s social reform on gay marriage and adoption in Paris.

NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, honoring Keselowski`s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
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NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, honoring Keselowski`s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.

Members and supporters of the Charlie Circle, a Charlie Chaplin fan-club, dance during the annual parade to celebrate the birthday of Charlie Chaplin in Adipur, Gujarat.
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Members and supporters of the Charlie Circle, a Charlie Chaplin fan-club, dance during the annual parade to celebrate the birthday of Charlie Chaplin in Adipur, Gujarat.

Emma MacDonald, 21, left, is comforted by Rachael Semplice, 22, center, as Juliana Hudson, 23, looks during a vigil for the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions.
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Emma MacDonald, 21, left, is comforted by Rachael Semplice, 22, center, as Juliana Hudson, 23, looks during a vigil for the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions.

Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi receives a gift after her lecture at the University of Tokyo.
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Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi receives a gift after her lecture at the University of Tokyo.

An AH-1W Attack Helicopter launches flares during Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu county, Taiwan.
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An AH-1W Attack Helicopter launches flares during Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu county, Taiwan.

South Korean soldiers holding their machine guns run in smoke during an anti-terror drills at Government Complex in Sejong, south of Seoul, South Korea.
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South Korean soldiers holding their machine guns run in smoke during an anti-terror drills at Government Complex in Sejong, south of Seoul, South Korea.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, centre, walks with his supporters as he arrives to attend a trial in Kirov, Russia.
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, centre, walks with his supporters as he arrives to attend a trial in Kirov, Russia.

Pope Francis kisses a child as he arrives in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience.
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Pope Francis kisses a child as he arrives in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience.

A police officer inspects the site of an explosion at a residential neighborhood near the office of India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party in Bangalore.
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A police officer inspects the site of an explosion at a residential neighborhood near the office of India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party in Bangalore.

A eunuch dances at a procession during a national meet of the community in Ajmer, India.
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A eunuch dances at a procession during a national meet of the community in Ajmer, India.

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speaks with Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission for India Montek Singh Ahluwalia as he arrives for the Clean Energy Ministerial in New Delhi.
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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speaks with Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission for India Montek Singh Ahluwalia as he arrives for the Clean Energy Ministerial in New Delhi.

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II arrives for the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, outside St. Paul`s Cathedral, central London.
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Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II arrives for the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, outside St. Paul`s Cathedral, central London.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a press conference in Tokyo.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a press conference in Tokyo.

A Pakistani Hindu woman flails her daughter in the air during a protest against alleged human rights violations in Pakistan, outside the United Nation office in New Delhi.
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A Pakistani Hindu woman flails her daughter in the air during a protest against alleged human rights violations in Pakistan, outside the United Nation office in New Delhi.

Pakistani former cricket captain Salman Butt speaks during a press conference in Lahore.
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Pakistani former cricket captain Salman Butt speaks during a press conference in Lahore.

Pakistani paramilitary soldiers unload food stuff from an army helicopter to send them into earthquake hit area, at a military base in Dalbandin, a town of Pakistan`s southwestern Baluchistan province.
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Pakistani paramilitary soldiers unload food stuff from an army helicopter to send them into earthquake hit area, at a military base in Dalbandin, a town of Pakistan`s southwestern Baluchistan province.

Hiroyuki Umemoto, of Japan, performs with his dough during the freestyle event, part of the Pizza World Championships, in Parma, northern Italy.
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Hiroyuki Umemoto, of Japan, performs with his dough during the freestyle event, part of the Pizza World Championships, in Parma, northern Italy.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a return to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco.
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a return to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco.

People enjoy the Atlantic Ocean at Biarritz beach, southwestern France, where the temperature reached 30 degrees Celsius.
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People enjoy the Atlantic Ocean at Biarritz beach, southwestern France, where the temperature reached 30 degrees Celsius.

Pakistan`s former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf leaves after appearing in court in Rawalpindi.
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Pakistan`s former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf leaves after appearing in court in Rawalpindi.