Day in Pics: 17th April

Apr 17, 2014, 08:33 AM IST
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The 2015 Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept is introduced during the 2014 New York International Auto Show, at the Javits Convention Center, in New York.

The 2015 Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept is introduced during the 2014 New York International Auto Show, at the Javits Convention Center, in New York.

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Priyanka Vadra, daughter of India`s ruling Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, is garlanded by supporters as she campaigns in Rae Bareli.

Priyanka Vadra, daughter of India`s ruling Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, is garlanded by supporters as she campaigns in Rae Bareli.

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Sarah Kaufman, right, of Canada, and Leslie Smith, of the United States, hit each other, during UFC Fight Night in Quebec City.

Sarah Kaufman, right, of Canada, and Leslie Smith, of the United States, hit each other, during UFC Fight Night in Quebec City.

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South Korean Coast Guard officers try to rescue missing passengers from a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea.

South Korean Coast Guard officers try to rescue missing passengers from a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea.

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Algerian police officers detain an activist protesting against the president Abdelaziz Bouteflika running for a fourth term in Thursday`s elections in Algier.

Algerian police officers detain an activist protesting against the president Abdelaziz Bouteflika running for a fourth term in Thursday`s elections in Algier.

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President Barack Obama is introduced by Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa.

President Barack Obama is introduced by Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa.

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A veiled woman holds her daughter as she casts her vote at a polling station set up inside a school in Bangalore.

A veiled woman holds her daughter as she casts her vote at a polling station set up inside a school in Bangalore.

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Hooded Filipino penitents have pointed wooden sticks tied to their arms as they join others in Maundy Thursday rituals to atone for sins in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines.

Hooded Filipino penitents have pointed wooden sticks tied to their arms as they join others in Maundy Thursday rituals to atone for sins in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines.

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A diver dressed as the Easter Bunny swims among sharks, rays and other species of fish in the Shipwreck habitat at the South East Asia Aquarium of Resorts World Sentosa, a popular tourist attraction in Singapore.

A diver dressed as the Easter Bunny swims among sharks, rays and other species of fish in the Shipwreck habitat at the South East Asia Aquarium of Resorts World Sentosa, a popular tourist attraction in Singapore.

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Britain`s Prince William looks over the cliff edge as he and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge observe abseiling and team building exercises at Narrow Neck Lookout near Katoomba, Australia.

Britain`s Prince William looks over the cliff edge as he and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge observe abseiling and team building exercises at Narrow Neck Lookout near Katoomba, Australia.

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Britain`s Prince William meets with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott at Admiralty House in Sydney.

Britain`s Prince William meets with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott at Admiralty House in Sydney.

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Japan`s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko arrive with Crown Prince Naruhito, Prince Akishino, his wife, Princess Kiko and other royal members at a spring garden party at the Akasaka Imperial Garden in Tokyo.

Japan`s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko arrive with Crown Prince Naruhito, Prince Akishino, his wife, Princess Kiko and other royal members at a spring garden party at the Akasaka Imperial Garden in Tokyo.

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Yangon International Airport after returning from Europe where she visited France followed by Germany in Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Yangon International Airport after returning from Europe where she visited France followed by Germany in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Buddhist devotees pour water on a Buddha statue at Myanmar`s landmark Shwedagon Pagoda to mark the country`s traditional New Year in Yangon, Myanmar.

Buddhist devotees pour water on a Buddha statue at Myanmar`s landmark Shwedagon Pagoda to mark the country`s traditional New Year in Yangon, Myanmar.

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India`s new Naval Chief, Admiral Robin K Dhowan inspects a Guard of Honour at Defence Headquarters prior to taking over as the Chief of Naval Staff, in New Delhi.

India`s new Naval Chief, Admiral Robin K Dhowan inspects a Guard of Honour at Defence Headquarters prior to taking over as the Chief of Naval Staff, in New Delhi.

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BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally in Erode.

BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally in Erode.

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