Day in Pics: 19th August

Aug 19, 2013, 08:47 AM IST
President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama exit Marine One at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Station in Bourne, Mass., after ending his vacation on Martha`s Vineyard.
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President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama exit Marine One at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Station in Bourne, Mass., after ending his vacation on Martha`s Vineyard.

Actress famed for her appearance in British period TV series Downton Abbey, Elizabeth McGovern hands out flyers on Edinburgh`s Royal Mile to promote her band Sadie and the Hotheads, who are performing during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Actress famed for her appearance in British period TV series Downton Abbey, Elizabeth McGovern hands out flyers on Edinburgh`s Royal Mile to promote her band Sadie and the Hotheads, who are performing during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Chile`s presidential candidate Evelyn Matthei, right, and her husband Jorge Desormeaux, greet their supporters after officially registering her candidacy in Santiago, Chile.
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Chile`s presidential candidate Evelyn Matthei, right, and her husband Jorge Desormeaux, greet their supporters after officially registering her candidacy in Santiago, Chile.

Victoria Azarenka, from Belarus, reacts after splitting sets against Serena Williams during the finals match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio.
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Victoria Azarenka, from Belarus, reacts after splitting sets against Serena Williams during the finals match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio.

This photo provided by the San Francisco Chronicle shows an image from the helmet-mounted video camera of a San Francisco fire battalion chief at the scene of the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif.
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This photo provided by the San Francisco Chronicle shows an image from the helmet-mounted video camera of a San Francisco fire battalion chief at the scene of the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif.

In this photo released by Kagoshima Local Meteorological Observatory, volcanic smoke billows from Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima, on the southern Japanese main island of Kyushu.
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In this photo released by Kagoshima Local Meteorological Observatory, volcanic smoke billows from Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima, on the southern Japanese main island of Kyushu.

A Hindu priest, face smeared with color and sacrificial blood, carries a goat for sacrifice during the two day long Deodhani festival at Kamakhya temple in Gauhati.
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A Hindu priest, face smeared with color and sacrificial blood, carries a goat for sacrifice during the two day long Deodhani festival at Kamakhya temple in Gauhati.

A Kurdish supporter of the Kurdistan Workers` Party, or PKK, holds a portrait of the party leader Abdullah Ocalan during their protest march against the al-Qaida-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra in Beirut, Lebanon.
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A Kurdish supporter of the Kurdistan Workers` Party, or PKK, holds a portrait of the party leader Abdullah Ocalan during their protest march against the al-Qaida-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra in Beirut, Lebanon.

Egyptian supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi living in France, protest in Paris.
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Egyptian supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi living in France, protest in Paris.

Women prepare a
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Women prepare a "Rakhi," with onions and grains to protest against price hike in Ahmadabad, India. "Rakhi," is a sacred thread, which will be tied by a sister on the wrist of her brother during the Hindu festival "Raksha Bandhan" which falls on Aug. 20.

Filipino residents push their dog on top of a container across a flooded street in Las Pinas, south of Manila, Philippines.
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Filipino residents push their dog on top of a container across a flooded street in Las Pinas, south of Manila, Philippines.

A Hindu priest offers prayers at a Lord Shiva temple on “Shravan Somwar” in Allahabad. Shravan Somwar or the Monday of Hindu calendar month is considered auspicious for offering prayer to Lord Shiva, the god of destruction.
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A Hindu priest offers prayers at a Lord Shiva temple on “Shravan Somwar” in Allahabad. Shravan Somwar or the Monday of Hindu calendar month is considered auspicious for offering prayer to Lord Shiva, the god of destruction.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai attends Independence Day celebrations at Defense Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai attends Independence Day celebrations at Defense Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Melissa Ray, right, and Natasha Wall take part in their wedding ceremony to be one of the first gay couples in New Zealand.
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Melissa Ray, right, and Natasha Wall take part in their wedding ceremony to be one of the first gay couples in New Zealand.

Indonesian Muslims chant slogans during a rally calling for an end to the violence used against supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in Egypt, in Jakarta.
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Indonesian Muslims chant slogans during a rally calling for an end to the violence used against supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in Egypt, in Jakarta.

Emily Osment arrives at the Oceana’s Annual SeaChange Summer Gala, in Laguna Beach, Calif.
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Emily Osment arrives at the Oceana’s Annual SeaChange Summer Gala, in Laguna Beach, Calif.

Rajesh Chand, mother of Rajan Chand, a teen who was killed after a kite flying row, wails in New Delhi.
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Rajesh Chand, mother of Rajan Chand, a teen who was killed after a kite flying row, wails in New Delhi.

Coaches of the Rajya Rani Express train burn after a mob set it on fire as it ran over a group of Hindu pilgrims at a crowded station in Dhamara Ghat, Bihar state.
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Coaches of the Rajya Rani Express train burn after a mob set it on fire as it ran over a group of Hindu pilgrims at a crowded station in Dhamara Ghat, Bihar state.

Salman Khurshid, right, welcomes his Sri Lankan counterpart Gamini Peiris at his office, in New Delhi.
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Salman Khurshid, right, welcomes his Sri Lankan counterpart Gamini Peiris at his office, in New Delhi.

Chinese paramilitary police men evacuate residents through flood waters from typhoon Utor in Huaiji in south China`s Guangdong province.
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Chinese paramilitary police men evacuate residents through flood waters from typhoon Utor in Huaiji in south China`s Guangdong province.

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, center, poses with two members of the audience after the launch of the initiative
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Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, center, poses with two members of the audience after the launch of the initiative "Our Girls Our Pride" in New Delhi.

Rolls Royce Motor Cars, General Manager of Emerging Markets, Asia, Herfried Hasenoehrl, left and New Delhi Director Yadur Kapur, pose with Rolls Royce Wraith during its launch in New Delhi.
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Rolls Royce Motor Cars, General Manager of Emerging Markets, Asia, Herfried Hasenoehrl, left and New Delhi Director Yadur Kapur, pose with Rolls Royce Wraith during its launch in New Delhi.

Activists link arms to resist police officers who were trying clear the road outside the main entrance to the Cuadrilla exploratory drilling site in Balcombe, southeast England , as anti fracking demonstrations continue.
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Activists link arms to resist police officers who were trying clear the road outside the main entrance to the Cuadrilla exploratory drilling site in Balcombe, southeast England , as anti fracking demonstrations continue.