Day in Pics: 17th January

Jan 17, 2014, 08:49 AM IST
A helicopter drops water on a fire, in Azusa, Calif.
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A helicopter drops water on a fire, in Azusa, Calif.

Yamaha rider Olivier Pain of France jumps with his motorcycle during the eleventh stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Antofagasta and El Salvador, Chile
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Yamaha rider Olivier Pain of France jumps with his motorcycle during the eleventh stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Antofagasta and El Salvador, Chile

A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, about 100 km west of Madrid, Spain.
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A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, about 100 km west of Madrid, Spain.

Serena Williams of the U.S. prepares to hit a forehand to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.
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Serena Williams of the U.S. prepares to hit a forehand to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Abigail Breslin arrives at the 19th annual Critics` Choice Movie Awards at the Barker Hangar, in Santa Monica, Calif.
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Abigail Breslin arrives at the 19th annual Critics` Choice Movie Awards at the Barker Hangar, in Santa Monica, Calif.

The Saudi Hawks Display Team performs Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the Bahrain International Airshow in Sakhir, Bahrain. Bahrain`s state news agency said the International Airshow opened to announcements of more than $3 billion in agreements.
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The Saudi Hawks Display Team performs Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the Bahrain International Airshow in Sakhir, Bahrain. Bahrain`s state news agency said the International Airshow opened to announcements of more than $3 billion in agreements.

Youth wing of Haryana Insaaf Manch holding a protest march in support of formation of Gurgaon Development Authority (GDA) in Gurgaon.
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Youth wing of Haryana Insaaf Manch holding a protest march in support of formation of Gurgaon Development Authority (GDA) in Gurgaon.

This undated photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows an unmanned drone used to patrol the U.S.-Canadian border.
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This undated photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows an unmanned drone used to patrol the U.S.-Canadian border.

This photo released by Victoria Country Fire Authority, a water bomber hovers above water while it works on a large fires burning throughout Victoria`s Grampians region.
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This photo released by Victoria Country Fire Authority, a water bomber hovers above water while it works on a large fires burning throughout Victoria`s Grampians region.

England`s Alastair Cook plays a shot during the second One Day International cricket match between England and Australia at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.
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England`s Alastair Cook plays a shot during the second One Day International cricket match between England and Australia at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

President Barack Obama leans over to kiss first lady Michelle Obama after she introduced him after speaking about college education, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington.
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President Barack Obama leans over to kiss first lady Michelle Obama after she introduced him after speaking about college education, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress party President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi being garlanded during AICC meeting in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress party President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi being garlanded during AICC meeting in New Delhi.

Kashmiri Muslim devotees raise their hands in prayer as a head priest displays a relic of Islam`s Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine on the Friday following Eid-e- Milad, the birth anniversary of the Prophet, in Srinagar.
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Kashmiri Muslim devotees raise their hands in prayer as a head priest displays a relic of Islam`s Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine on the Friday following Eid-e- Milad, the birth anniversary of the Prophet, in Srinagar.

Rahul Gandhi delivers his speech at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meet to prepare for the upcoming polls in New Delhi.
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Rahul Gandhi delivers his speech at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meet to prepare for the upcoming polls in New Delhi.

Camel mounted soldiers stand in formation during a rehearsal of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hill in New Delhi.
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Camel mounted soldiers stand in formation during a rehearsal of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hill in New Delhi.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after his win over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after his win over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

A model presents a creation of fashion designer Miranda Konstantinidou`s Autumn Winter 2014 collection during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.
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A model presents a creation of fashion designer Miranda Konstantinidou`s Autumn Winter 2014 collection during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paying her respect to the mortal remains of legendary actress Suchitra Sen during her funeral ceremony in Kolkata on Friday. Suchitra Sen passed away at a hospital in Kolkata after suffering heart attack.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paying her respect to the mortal remains of legendary actress Suchitra Sen during her funeral ceremony in Kolkata on Friday. Suchitra Sen passed away at a hospital in Kolkata after suffering heart attack.

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali at the wedding of Chef Hemant Oberoi`s son Saransh Oberoi and Megha in Mumbai.
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Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali at the wedding of Chef Hemant Oberoi`s son Saransh Oberoi and Megha in Mumbai.