Day in Pics: 1st July

Jul 01, 2013, 08:36 AM IST
Angela Bassett, left, and Gabrielle Union speak on stage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Angela Bassett, left, and Gabrielle Union speak on stage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Royal Airforce Red Arrows perform prior to the British Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England.
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Royal Airforce Red Arrows perform prior to the British Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England.

India Arie arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
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India Arie arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Brazil`s Neymar holds the trophy after winning the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Brazil`s Neymar holds the trophy after winning the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Despite the rain, Greater Fort Lauderdale made by-standers say
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Despite the rain, Greater Fort Lauderdale made by-standers say "Hello Sunny" at New York`s Annual 2013 Gay Pride Parade in New York.

Naomi Campbell wears a creation by fashion designer Donatella Versace during her Women`s Fall Winter 2013 haute couture fashion collection in Paris.
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Naomi Campbell wears a creation by fashion designer Donatella Versace during her Women`s Fall Winter 2013 haute couture fashion collection in Paris.

Demonstrators protest near the Maracana stadium during the Confederations Cup final soccer match between Brazil and Spain, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Demonstrators protest near the Maracana stadium during the Confederations Cup final soccer match between Brazil and Spain, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Tanker 910 makes a retardant drop on the Yarnell Hill Fire to help protect the Double Bar A Ranch near Peeples Valley, Arizona.
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Tanker 910 makes a retardant drop on the Yarnell Hill Fire to help protect the Double Bar A Ranch near Peeples Valley, Arizona.

West Indies` Tino Best, front left, high fives with his batting partner Kemar Roach after they beat India by one wicket in their Tri-Nation Series cricket match in Kingston, Jamaica.
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West Indies` Tino Best, front left, high fives with his batting partner Kemar Roach after they beat India by one wicket in their Tri-Nation Series cricket match in Kingston, Jamaica.

US President Barack Obama, left, talks with Bishop Desmond Tutu during a visit to the Demond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Center in Cape Town, South Africa.
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US President Barack Obama, left, talks with Bishop Desmond Tutu during a visit to the Demond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Center in Cape Town, South Africa.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greets devotees as he arrives to give a religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala. The two-day talk was organized on request from a Buddhist group in Vietnam.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greets devotees as he arrives to give a religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala. The two-day talk was organized on request from a Buddhist group in Vietnam.

An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard outside his post during a strike in Srinagar.
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An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard outside his post during a strike in Srinagar.

A participant in the Chicago Gay Pride Parade waves to crowds on Broadway Street in Chicago.
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A participant in the Chicago Gay Pride Parade waves to crowds on Broadway Street in Chicago.

Women wearing skirts with the face of US President Barack Obama rehearse their singing ahead of welcoming him for his planned meeting with Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, outside State House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Women wearing skirts with the face of US President Barack Obama rehearse their singing ahead of welcoming him for his planned meeting with Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, outside State House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Protesters scuffle with police officers on a downtown street during an annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong.
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Protesters scuffle with police officers on a downtown street during an annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong.

Jan Bakelants of Belgium, wearing the overall leader`s yellow jersey, arrives for the start of the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 145.5 kilometers (91 miles) with start in Ajaccio and finish in Calvi, Corsica island, France.
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Jan Bakelants of Belgium, wearing the overall leader`s yellow jersey, arrives for the start of the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 145.5 kilometers (91 miles) with start in Ajaccio and finish in Calvi, Corsica island, France.

US Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle Douglas poses with the Subway Sportswoman of the Year award backstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre.
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US Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle Douglas poses with the Subway Sportswoman of the Year award backstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre.

Russia`s President Vladimir Putin, left, meets with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, right, before the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) at the Kremlin in Moscow.
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Russia`s President Vladimir Putin, left, meets with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, right, before the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) at the Kremlin in Moscow.

A model wears a creation for On Aura Tout Vu designed by Bulgarian Yassen Samouilov and Livia Stoianova for their Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2013-2014 collection.
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A model wears a creation for On Aura Tout Vu designed by Bulgarian Yassen Samouilov and Livia Stoianova for their Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2013-2014 collection.

An Egyptian protester ululates and waves a national flag during a demonstration against Egypt`s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
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An Egyptian protester ululates and waves a national flag during a demonstration against Egypt`s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square in Cairo.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives to attend Christian Dior`s Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2014 collection.
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Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives to attend Christian Dior`s Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2014 collection.

US President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama, wave as they enter State House accompanied by Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, center-left, and Tanzanian First Lady Salma Kikwete, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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US President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama, wave as they enter State House accompanied by Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, center-left, and Tanzanian First Lady Salma Kikwete, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

An Indian woman farmer holds a bunch of paddy saplings as she works in a paddy field on the outskirts of Ahmadabad.
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An Indian woman farmer holds a bunch of paddy saplings as she works in a paddy field on the outskirts of Ahmadabad.

Serena Williams of the United States runs to return to Sabine Lisicki of Germany during a Women`s singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon.
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Serena Williams of the United States runs to return to Sabine Lisicki of Germany during a Women`s singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, third right, party President Rajnath Singh, second right, and Chief Minister of Gujarat state Narendra Modi, right, attend the condolence meet of former Union minister and party colleague Bhavna Chikhalia at Junagadh.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, third right, party President Rajnath Singh, second right, and Chief Minister of Gujarat state Narendra Modi, right, attend the condolence meet of former Union minister and party colleague Bhavna Chikhalia at Junagadh.