Day in Pics: 1st August

Aug 01, 2013, 08:42 AM IST
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In this photo provided by United Nations Foundation, NBA superstar Stephen Curry celebrates the arrival of mosquito nets with children in the Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in Tanzania, during a Nothing But Nets trip to distribute anti-malaria bed nets.

In this photo provided by United Nations Foundation, NBA superstar Stephen Curry celebrates the arrival of mosquito nets with children in the Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in Tanzania, during a Nothing But Nets trip to distribute anti-malaria bed nets.

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Ramon Saul Sanchez, president of the Democracy Movement, talks to a reporter as he lies in a bed during his hunger strike to protest the alleged abuse of about 40 Cubans who are detained in the Bahamas in Miami.

Ramon Saul Sanchez, president of the Democracy Movement, talks to a reporter as he lies in a bed during his hunger strike to protest the alleged abuse of about 40 Cubans who are detained in the Bahamas in Miami.

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An Egyptian child stands next to poster of the Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where supporters have installed a camp and hold daily rallies at Nasr City, in Cairo, Egypt.

An Egyptian child stands next to poster of the Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where supporters have installed a camp and hold daily rallies at Nasr City, in Cairo, Egypt.

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., left, and Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., listen on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., left, and Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., listen on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone attend the UK Premiere of Chennai Express at a cinema in Feltham, Middlesex.

Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone attend the UK Premiere of Chennai Express at a cinema in Feltham, Middlesex.

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Hindu pilgrims, known as Kanwarias, gather for holy dips in the Ganges River in Allahabad.

Hindu pilgrims, known as Kanwarias, gather for holy dips in the Ganges River in Allahabad.

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A model displays a creation by designer Anju Modi during the Delhi Couture Week in New Delhi.

A model displays a creation by designer Anju Modi during the Delhi Couture Week in New Delhi.

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A Muslim family read holy scriptures as they all wait to break their Ramadan fast at Jama Mosque, in New Delhi.

A Muslim family read holy scriptures as they all wait to break their Ramadan fast at Jama Mosque, in New Delhi.

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A vehicle goes up in flames after protestors demanding the creation of a separate Karbi Anglong state vandalized the residence of an official at Diphu, in Karbi Anglong district in northeastern Assam state, India.

A vehicle goes up in flames after protestors demanding the creation of a separate Karbi Anglong state vandalized the residence of an official at Diphu, in Karbi Anglong district in northeastern Assam state, India.

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University of Connecticut Huskies basketball guard Caroline Doty looks at President Barack Obama as he shows the signed basketball she just gave him during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

University of Connecticut Huskies basketball guard Caroline Doty looks at President Barack Obama as he shows the signed basketball she just gave him during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Indian bowler Mohammad Shami, left, appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Zimbabwean batsman Sikanda Raza Butt during their one-day international cricket match at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Indian bowler Mohammad Shami, left, appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Zimbabwean batsman Sikanda Raza Butt during their one-day international cricket match at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

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Japanese actor Takeshi Tsuruno performs with a replica of the Velociraptor during the opening ceremony of the dinosaurs exhibition in Tokyo.

Japanese actor Takeshi Tsuruno performs with a replica of the Velociraptor during the opening ceremony of the dinosaurs exhibition in Tokyo.

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Sri Lanka`s captain Dinesh Chandimal, right, and his South African counterpart Faf du Plessis pose with the match trophy in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka`s captain Dinesh Chandimal, right, and his South African counterpart Faf du Plessis pose with the match trophy in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Pakistan`s PM Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad. Kerry was meeting Thursday with top Pakistani leaders, hoping the US can open a new chapter in Washington`s often testy relationship with Islamabad.

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Pakistan`s PM Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad. Kerry was meeting Thursday with top Pakistani leaders, hoping the US can open a new chapter in Washington`s often testy relationship with Islamabad.

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Over 400 hot-air balloons take off in Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France.

Over 400 hot-air balloons take off in Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France.

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Australia`s Shane Watson plays a shot off the bowling of England`s Stuart Broad, on the first day of the third Ashes series cricket match at Old Trafford cricket ground, Manchester, England.

Australia`s Shane Watson plays a shot off the bowling of England`s Stuart Broad, on the first day of the third Ashes series cricket match at Old Trafford cricket ground, Manchester, England.

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Neighbors of Badar Azim, a 25-year-old footman who gained international fame by helping to announce the birth of Britain`s Prince George, watch media activities at the entrance of his house in Kolkata.

Neighbors of Badar Azim, a 25-year-old footman who gained international fame by helping to announce the birth of Britain`s Prince George, watch media activities at the entrance of his house in Kolkata.

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A bus goes up in flames after being set on fire by activists of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami party after the Bangladesh high court disqualified the party from taking part in the next general election in Bogra, some 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of Dhaka.

A bus goes up in flames after being set on fire by activists of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami party after the Bangladesh high court disqualified the party from taking part in the next general election in Bogra, some 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of Dhaka.

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Students of various Indian universities shout slogans against Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and interim Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei during a solidarity march in support of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi outside the Egyptian Embassy in New Delhi.

Students of various Indian universities shout slogans against Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and interim Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei during a solidarity march in support of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi outside the Egyptian Embassy in New Delhi.

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