Day in Pics: 18th January

Jan 18, 2014, 09:12 AM IST
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An aircraft drops fire retardant on the Colby Fire, near Azusa, Calif.

An aircraft drops fire retardant on the Colby Fire, near Azusa, Calif.

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Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a forehand return to Alize Cornet of France during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a forehand return to Alize Cornet of France during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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President Barack Obama talks about National Security Agency (NSA)surveillance, at the Justice Department in Washington.

President Barack Obama talks about National Security Agency (NSA)surveillance, at the Justice Department in Washington.

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Media out side the five star hotel where, Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, was found dead at a five-star hotel in Delhi.

Media out side the five star hotel where, Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, was found dead at a five-star hotel in Delhi.

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Fans take pictures of the decorated potraits of legendary actress Suchitra Sen at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata on Friday. Sen died in Kolkata hospital after suffering heart attack.

Fans take pictures of the decorated potraits of legendary actress Suchitra Sen at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata on Friday. Sen died in Kolkata hospital after suffering heart attack.

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KTM rider Jordi Viladoms of Spain rides his motorcycle on the dunes during the twelfth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of El Salvador and La Serena, Chile.

KTM rider Jordi Viladoms of Spain rides his motorcycle on the dunes during the twelfth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of El Salvador and La Serena, Chile.

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Bohra community`s members participate in funeral procession of spiritual leader Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, in Mumbai.

Bohra community`s members participate in funeral procession of spiritual leader Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, in Mumbai.

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BJP`s prime ministerial candidate & Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi presenting the Dataquest IT Person of the Year award to CP Gurnani, MD & CEO of Tech Mahindra at the 20th ICT Business Awards in New Delhi.

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate & Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi presenting the Dataquest IT Person of the Year award to CP Gurnani, MD & CEO of Tech Mahindra at the 20th ICT Business Awards in New Delhi.

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BSF DG D K Pathak is greeted by Border Guards Bangladesh officers during his visit to BOP Panisagar in Tripura.

BSF DG D K Pathak is greeted by Border Guards Bangladesh officers during his visit to BOP Panisagar in Tripura.

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Police use water cannons to disperse PDP activists over holding a protest against state government in Jammu.

Police use water cannons to disperse PDP activists over holding a protest against state government in Jammu.

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President Pranab Mukherjee launching the Nationwide Polio Round by administering polio drops to the children at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

President Pranab Mukherjee launching the Nationwide Polio Round by administering polio drops to the children at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Diplomat Devyani Khobragade at her residence in Mumbai.

Diplomat Devyani Khobragade at her residence in Mumbai.

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Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at a function of a newspaper in Patna.

Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at a function of a newspaper in Patna.

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Young boys run with the flag ahead of Republic Day celebrations in Nischantapur, Agartala.

Young boys run with the flag ahead of Republic Day celebrations in Nischantapur, Agartala.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressing party supporters in New Delhi.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressing party supporters in New Delhi.

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Russian punk band Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina pose with Australian artist Eric Bridgeman, as they arrive on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 for the Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore.

Russian punk band Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina pose with Australian artist Eric Bridgeman, as they arrive on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 for the Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore.

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BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi, party President Rajnath Singh and senior leaders LK Advani, Sushma Swaraj and MM Joshi during BJP National Council Meet in New Delhi.

BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi, party President Rajnath Singh and senior leaders LK Advani, Sushma Swaraj and MM Joshi during BJP National Council Meet in New Delhi.

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Rooftops are covered in snow in Shimla.

Rooftops are covered in snow in Shimla.

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Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad coming out of AIIMS hospital after meeting Union Minister Shashi Tharoor who was admitted in ICU in New Delhi.

Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad coming out of AIIMS hospital after meeting Union Minister Shashi Tharoor who was admitted in ICU in New Delhi.

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The body of Sunanda Pushkar is taken away from AIIMS by her husband Union minister Shashi Tharoor, her son Shiv Menon and other relatives, in New Delhi.

The body of Sunanda Pushkar is taken away from AIIMS by her husband Union minister Shashi Tharoor, her son Shiv Menon and other relatives, in New Delhi.

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