Day in Pics: 1st December

Dec 01, 2013, 08:56 AM IST
A man dressed as a Krampus, the companion of St. Nicholas and one of Austria`s unique Advent traditions, makes his way during a traditional Krampus procession in Lofer, Austrian province of Salzburg.
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A man dressed as a Krampus, the companion of St. Nicholas and one of Austria`s unique Advent traditions, makes his way during a traditional Krampus procession in Lofer, Austrian province of Salzburg.

Two Yorkshire Terriers wait to parade before the judges at the Yorkshire Terrier dog show in El Escorial in central Spain.
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Two Yorkshire Terriers wait to parade before the judges at the Yorkshire Terrier dog show in El Escorial in central Spain.

In this photo taken Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 and released by Imperial Household Agency of Japan, Japan`s Princess Aiko smiles at her residence Togu Palace in Tokyo.
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In this photo taken Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 and released by Imperial Household Agency of Japan, Japan`s Princess Aiko smiles at her residence Togu Palace in Tokyo.

Bahraini youths walk to confront riot police after the politically charged funeral for Ahmad Abdul Amir, 15, on the edge of Manama, Bahrain.
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Bahraini youths walk to confront riot police after the politically charged funeral for Ahmad Abdul Amir, 15, on the edge of Manama, Bahrain.

Britain`s Dereck Chisora celebrates after winning his WBO and WBA international heavyweight title fight against Ondrej Pala of the Czech Republic, at the Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in London.
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Britain`s Dereck Chisora celebrates after winning his WBO and WBA international heavyweight title fight against Ondrej Pala of the Czech Republic, at the Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in London.

Fireworks explode over a floating Christmas tree in Lagoa lake at the annual holiday tree lighting event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Fireworks explode over a floating Christmas tree in Lagoa lake at the annual holiday tree lighting event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This image provided, courtesy of Alaska State Troopers shows the wreckage of a plane that crashed Friday near St. Marys, Alaska.
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This image provided, courtesy of Alaska State Troopers shows the wreckage of a plane that crashed Friday near St. Marys, Alaska.

President Barack Obama, with daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, pays for his purchase the the local bookstore Politics and Prose in northwest Washington.
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President Barack Obama, with daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, pays for his purchase the the local bookstore Politics and Prose in northwest Washington.

A Palestinians activist is detained by Israeli soldiers during a protest against the Prawer Plan to resettle Israel’s Palestinian Bedouin minority from their villages in the Negev Desert, near the Israeli settlement of Bet El, north of the West Bank city of Ramallah.
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A Palestinians activist is detained by Israeli soldiers during a protest against the Prawer Plan to resettle Israel’s Palestinian Bedouin minority from their villages in the Negev Desert, near the Israeli settlement of Bet El, north of the West Bank city of Ramallah.

This image provided by Niklas Daniel shows 63 women skydivers setting a new world record for the largest all-female formation while jumping head down in Eloy, Aria.
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This image provided by Niklas Daniel shows 63 women skydivers setting a new world record for the largest all-female formation while jumping head down in Eloy, Aria.

MoS for HRD Shashi Tharoor, Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya and actor Shweta Menon at a function in Thiruvananthapuram.
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MoS for HRD Shashi Tharoor, Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya and actor Shweta Menon at a function in Thiruvananthapuram.

BSP Supremo Mayawati being felicitated during an election rally at Narela in New Delhi.
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BSP Supremo Mayawati being felicitated during an election rally at Narela in New Delhi.

Britain`s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, receives a gift for his son Prince George from exhibition director Dean Linehan during his visit to Motorcycle Live at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.
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Britain`s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, receives a gift for his son Prince George from exhibition director Dean Linehan during his visit to Motorcycle Live at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.

AIDS activists during an awareness campaign on World AIDS day in Bhubaneswar.
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AIDS activists during an awareness campaign on World AIDS day in Bhubaneswar.

Doctors participating in a AIDS awareness rally on the eve of World AIDS day in Allahabad.
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Doctors participating in a AIDS awareness rally on the eve of World AIDS day in Allahabad.

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with BJP national president Rajnath Singh during Lalkar Rally at MA Stadium in Jammu.
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BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with BJP national president Rajnath Singh during Lalkar Rally at MA Stadium in Jammu.

Survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster staging a demonstration on the eve of 29th anniversary of tragedy in Bhopal.
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Survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster staging a demonstration on the eve of 29th anniversary of tragedy in Bhopal.

Ukrainian protesters gather to march to Independence square in downtown Kiev, Ukraine.
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Ukrainian protesters gather to march to Independence square in downtown Kiev, Ukraine.

Lady Gaga poses for photographers with a Hello Kitty doll during a press conference to promote her album
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Lady Gaga poses for photographers with a Hello Kitty doll during a press conference to promote her album "ARTPOP" in Tokyo.

A supporter of India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) waves an Indian flag as they wait to listen to their leader Narendra Modi at a rally in Jammu.
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A supporter of India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) waves an Indian flag as they wait to listen to their leader Narendra Modi at a rally in Jammu.

Japan`s Emperor Akihito, center, and Empress Michiko take a walk in Lodhi garden, home to 15th and 16th century tombs of Mughal emperors, in New Delhi.
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Japan`s Emperor Akihito, center, and Empress Michiko take a walk in Lodhi garden, home to 15th and 16th century tombs of Mughal emperors, in New Delhi.

A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask gives the victory sign in front of a burning police vehicle set afire by protesters, near Cairo University, Cairo.
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A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask gives the victory sign in front of a burning police vehicle set afire by protesters, near Cairo University, Cairo.

India cricket team captain M S Dhoni during a press conference on upcoming South Africa tour in Mumbai.
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India cricket team captain M S Dhoni during a press conference on upcoming South Africa tour in Mumbai.

Physically challenged participants at the 28th Pune International Marathon in Pune.
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Physically challenged participants at the 28th Pune International Marathon in Pune.

Scientist CNR Rao, accompanied by his wife Indumathi Rao, being felicitated on his 80th birthday at JN Tata Auditorium in Bengaluru.
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Scientist CNR Rao, accompanied by his wife Indumathi Rao, being felicitated on his 80th birthday at JN Tata Auditorium in Bengaluru.

Tarun Tejpal is escorted after being produced at the Sessions Court in a sexual assault case in Panaji.
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Tarun Tejpal is escorted after being produced at the Sessions Court in a sexual assault case in Panaji.