Day in Pics: 1st May

May 01, 2014, 08:45 AM IST
Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker looks down into the Assabet River as science students from Hudson High School release hatchery-raised trout, in Northborough, Mass.
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Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker looks down into the Assabet River as science students from Hudson High School release hatchery-raised trout, in Northborough, Mass.

In this mobile phone photo provided Charles Peters, smoke rises after several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed, in Lynchburg, Va. Authorities evacuated numerous buildings Wednesday after the derailment.
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In this mobile phone photo provided Charles Peters, smoke rises after several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed, in Lynchburg, Va. Authorities evacuated numerous buildings Wednesday after the derailment.

A woman who is evacuating her home carries a dog to a vehicle in smoke from the Etiwanda Fire in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
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A woman who is evacuating her home carries a dog to a vehicle in smoke from the Etiwanda Fire in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

Anti-government protesters blow whistles and cheer during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Anti-government protesters blow whistles and cheer during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand.

President Barack Obama speaks about increasing the minimum wage, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama speaks about increasing the minimum wage, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Players shake hands after the match during IPL 7 match between the Mumbai Indians and the Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai.
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Players shake hands after the match during IPL 7 match between the Mumbai Indians and the Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai.

First lady Michelle Obama hugs Chrissandra Jackson accompanied by Dr. Jill Biden, at the third anniversary of Joining Forces, at the American Red Cross Hall of Service in Washington. Mrs. Obama announced pledges in excess of $150 million from foundations and corporations to help veterans and their families get the services they need in the places where they live as the country adjusts to a postwar footing. Jackson is a daughter of a military family.
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First lady Michelle Obama hugs Chrissandra Jackson accompanied by Dr. Jill Biden, at the third anniversary of Joining Forces, at the American Red Cross Hall of Service in Washington. Mrs. Obama announced pledges in excess of $150 million from foundations and corporations to help veterans and their families get the services they need in the places where they live as the country adjusts to a postwar footing. Jackson is a daughter of a military family.

Residents at the Forest Creek Apartments in Pensacola, Fla. Florida are rescued by boat.
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Residents at the Forest Creek Apartments in Pensacola, Fla. Florida are rescued by boat.

A masked dancer somersaults as he performs during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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A masked dancer somersaults as he performs during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia.

This image made available by the City of Lynchburg, shows several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil in flames after derailing in downtown Lynchburg, Va.
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This image made available by the City of Lynchburg, shows several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil in flames after derailing in downtown Lynchburg, Va.

Mirage appears at Rajpath as vehicles move, on a hot day in New Delhi.
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Mirage appears at Rajpath as vehicles move, on a hot day in New Delhi.

CBI Director Ranjit Sinha with Mario Michel Affentranger, Chief Negotiator for International Mutual Legal Treaties, Swiss Confederation, at the Enforcement Day function in New Delhi.
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CBI Director Ranjit Sinha with Mario Michel Affentranger, Chief Negotiator for International Mutual Legal Treaties, Swiss Confederation, at the Enforcement Day function in New Delhi.

BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with TDP President N. Chandrababu Naidu, BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu and Janasena founder Pawan Kalyan walk out after offering worship,of Lord Venkateswara temple at Tirumala in Tirupati.
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BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with TDP President N. Chandrababu Naidu, BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu and Janasena founder Pawan Kalyan walk out after offering worship,of Lord Venkateswara temple at Tirumala in Tirupati.

BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi performing puja at Lord Vaayulingeswara temple in Sri Kalahasti, 40 km from Tirupati.
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BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi performing puja at Lord Vaayulingeswara temple in Sri Kalahasti, 40 km from Tirupati.

A Femen activist is carried away by police during the French far-right party`s annual march in Paris.
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A Femen activist is carried away by police during the French far-right party`s annual march in Paris.

A member of Sri Lanka`s Marxist Party Peoples Liberation Front shouts slogans against the Sri Lankan government during a parade held to mark the International Labor Day or May Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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A member of Sri Lanka`s Marxist Party Peoples Liberation Front shouts slogans against the Sri Lankan government during a parade held to mark the International Labor Day or May Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

An injured passenger being shifted to a hospital after explosion in the two coaches of a train in Chennai.
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An injured passenger being shifted to a hospital after explosion in the two coaches of a train in Chennai.

Priyanka Vadra being welcomed by party workers during an election campaign meeting in Amethi.
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Priyanka Vadra being welcomed by party workers during an election campaign meeting in Amethi.