Day in Pics: 1st April

Apr 01, 2014, 08:33 AM IST
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This image provided by Sea Launch AG shows a European communications satellite lifting off into orbit Saturday Sept. 24, 2011, by a rocket that blasted off from Sea Launch AG`s floating pad in the equatorial Pacific. Sea Launch AG has postponed the planned April 15, 2014, launch of a communications satellite for France-based Eutelsat because of damage that occurred during movement of the integrated launch vehicle at the company`s homeport in Long Beach, Calif.

This image provided by Sea Launch AG shows a European communications satellite lifting off into orbit Saturday Sept. 24, 2011, by a rocket that blasted off from Sea Launch AG`s floating pad in the equatorial Pacific. Sea Launch AG has postponed the planned April 15, 2014, launch of a communications satellite for France-based Eutelsat because of damage that occurred during movement of the integrated launch vehicle at the company`s homeport in Long Beach, Calif.

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This photo provided by Appy Couple shows how brides and grooms can give Appy Couple, the wedding app, a personal touch.

This photo provided by Appy Couple shows how brides and grooms can give Appy Couple, the wedding app, a personal touch.

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Chelsea Pensioners Audrey Merton, left, Ron Ward, centre, and Frank Treasure, right, react, during afternoon tea, at The Cavendish hotel in London.

Chelsea Pensioners Audrey Merton, left, Ron Ward, centre, and Frank Treasure, right, react, during afternoon tea, at The Cavendish hotel in London.

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Myanmar police officers walk with census enumerators as they collect information at Bu-May village in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar.

Myanmar police officers walk with census enumerators as they collect information at Bu-May village in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar.

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Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden shows the image of a man who brought a rifle to an hours` long protest over police shootings during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M.

Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden shows the image of a man who brought a rifle to an hours` long protest over police shootings during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M.

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Vintage planes from the Cavanaugh Flight Museum fly over Globe Life Park before an opening day baseball game between the Texas Rangers and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Vintage planes from the Cavanaugh Flight Museum fly over Globe Life Park before an opening day baseball game between the Texas Rangers and the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Belgium`s Queen Mathilde, second left, and China`s President Xi Jinping, second right, take part in a gala dinner at the Royal Palace of Laeken in Brussels.

Belgium`s Queen Mathilde, second left, and China`s President Xi Jinping, second right, take part in a gala dinner at the Royal Palace of Laeken in Brussels.

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Sri Lanka`s Mahela Jayawardena celebrates after taking a catch off New Zealand`s Trent Boult during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup matchin Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka`s Mahela Jayawardena celebrates after taking a catch off New Zealand`s Trent Boult during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup matchin Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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A South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shores through a smoke screen during the US-South Korea joint landing exercises called Ssangyong, part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea.

A South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shores through a smoke screen during the US-South Korea joint landing exercises called Ssangyong, part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea.

10/19

BJP Candidate and Bollywood actress Hema Malini lighting lamp along with priests during her election campaign in Mathura.

BJP Candidate and Bollywood actress Hema Malini lighting lamp along with priests during her election campaign in Mathura.

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Rahul Gandhi, Vice President of All India Congress Committee (AICC) being garlanded by the party workers during an election campaign rally at Godda constituency in Jharkhand.

Rahul Gandhi, Vice President of All India Congress Committee (AICC) being garlanded by the party workers during an election campaign rally at Godda constituency in Jharkhand.

12/19

Outgoing French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and his wife Brigitte leave after the takeover ceremony with new Prime Minister Manuel Valls, at the Prime Ministry in Paris.

Outgoing French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and his wife Brigitte leave after the takeover ceremony with new Prime Minister Manuel Valls, at the Prime Ministry in Paris.

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China`s President Xi Jinping, second left, his wife Peng Liyuan, right, Belgian King Philippe and his wife Queen Mathilde, attend a ceremony on a podium at the Burg square in Bruges, Belgium.

China`s President Xi Jinping, second left, his wife Peng Liyuan, right, Belgian King Philippe and his wife Queen Mathilde, attend a ceremony on a podium at the Burg square in Bruges, Belgium.

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Afghan girls hold flags during a campaign rally for Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Herat, Afghanistan.

Afghan girls hold flags during a campaign rally for Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Herat, Afghanistan.

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A Balinese girl, right, tries to avoid a kiss from another.

A Balinese girl, right, tries to avoid a kiss from another.

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French president Francois Hollande, left, welcomes Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, as theypose for photographers prior to a state dinner at the Elysee Palace, in Paris.

French president Francois Hollande, left, welcomes Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, as theypose for photographers prior to a state dinner at the Elysee Palace, in Paris.

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Bollywood actress Monika Bedi campaigning for Congress candidate Acharaya Pramod Krishnam during an election campaign in Sambhal.

Bollywood actress Monika Bedi campaigning for Congress candidate Acharaya Pramod Krishnam during an election campaign in Sambhal.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with new CII President Ajay Shriram (L) during a meeting in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with new CII President Ajay Shriram (L) during a meeting in New Delhi.

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BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressing an election meeting in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh.

BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressing an election meeting in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh.

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