Day in Pics: 1st November

Nov 01, 2012, 08:34 AM IST
Eric Havir, Microsoft Corp.`s senior manager for platform strategy, demonstrates how Windows 8 apps run on an 82-inch touch-screen perceptive pixel display, at
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Eric Havir, Microsoft Corp.`s senior manager for platform strategy, demonstrates how Windows 8 apps run on an 82-inch touch-screen perceptive pixel display, at "Build," Microsoft Corp.`s developers conference, in Redmond, Wash.

Vice President Joe Biden speaks with volunteers during a visit to a campaign field office for President Barack Obama in Davenport, Iowa.
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Vice President Joe Biden speaks with volunteers during a visit to a campaign field office for President Barack Obama in Davenport, Iowa.

Bahraini anti-government protesters chant slogans during a rally in solidarity with Bahraini jailed doctors in Sitra, Bahrain.
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Bahraini anti-government protesters chant slogans during a rally in solidarity with Bahraini jailed doctors in Sitra, Bahrain.

American Airlines pilots march in protest outside a terminal at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas.
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American Airlines pilots march in protest outside a terminal at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas.

Men gather for a demonstration in Press Street, Shuwaikh, Kuwait. Witnesses say riot police have used tear gas and stun grenades to drive back more than 2,000 protesters demanding the release of a jailed opposition leader.
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Men gather for a demonstration in Press Street, Shuwaikh, Kuwait. Witnesses say riot police have used tear gas and stun grenades to drive back more than 2,000 protesters demanding the release of a jailed opposition leader.

People play on the Marina beach flooded with sea water on the Bay of Bengal coast in Chennai, India.
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People play on the Marina beach flooded with sea water on the Bay of Bengal coast in Chennai, India.

Bangladeshi Info Lady Mehedi Akthar Misty, right, helps Amina Begum, 45, to talk with her husband with Skype at Jharabarsha, in a remote impoverished farming village in Gaibandha district,  Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi Info Lady Mehedi Akthar Misty, right, helps Amina Begum, 45, to talk with her husband with Skype at Jharabarsha, in a remote impoverished farming village in Gaibandha district, Dhaka.

Filipinos flock to Manila`s North Cemetery to honor the departed in observance of All Saints` Day in Manila, Philippines.
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Filipinos flock to Manila`s North Cemetery to honor the departed in observance of All Saints` Day in Manila, Philippines.

A citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, buildings which were destroyed from the shelling by Syrian forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad, at al-Qossour neighborhood in Homs province, central Syria.
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A citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, buildings which were destroyed from the shelling by Syrian forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad, at al-Qossour neighborhood in Homs province, central Syria.

Yuvraj Singh, right, and Manoj Tiwary celebrate after the dismissal of Tim Bresnan,  during a warm-up cricket match in Mumbai.
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Yuvraj Singh, right, and Manoj Tiwary celebrate after the dismissal of Tim Bresnan, during a warm-up cricket match in Mumbai.

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, left, shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda for the media, at the start of their meeting at Noda`s official residence in Tokyo.
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Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, left, shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda for the media, at the start of their meeting at Noda`s official residence in Tokyo.

Indian men fish in the polluted River Tawi in Jammu.
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Indian men fish in the polluted River Tawi in Jammu.

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, left, shows a picture on his mobile phone to media as his teammate, Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil looks on, at the `Ferrari World` entertainment park, in Abu Dhabi.
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Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, left, shows a picture on his mobile phone to media as his teammate, Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil looks on, at the `Ferrari World` entertainment park, in Abu Dhabi.

An elderly worker sweeps the carpet during the Autocar Performance Show in Mumbai.
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An elderly worker sweeps the carpet during the Autocar Performance Show in Mumbai.

US secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to Zagreb airport for her departure to Tirana, Albania.
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US secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to Zagreb airport for her departure to Tirana, Albania.

US Tennis player Serena Williams dances with school girls during a visit to Lagos, Nigeria.
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US Tennis player Serena Williams dances with school girls during a visit to Lagos, Nigeria.

People walk in high water near the Ponte delle Guglie in Venice, Italy. High tides have flooded Venice, leading Venetians and tourists to don high boots and use wooden walkways to cross St. Mark`s Square and other areas under water.
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People walk in high water near the Ponte delle Guglie in Venice, Italy. High tides have flooded Venice, leading Venetians and tourists to don high boots and use wooden walkways to cross St. Mark`s Square and other areas under water.

Farmers affiliated to the Indian Farm Workers Union march during a protest against the alleged anti-farmer policies of the government in New Delhi.
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Farmers affiliated to the Indian Farm Workers Union march during a protest against the alleged anti-farmer policies of the government in New Delhi.

Raymond Simpson, Jr., with Atlantic City`s Department of Public Works, looks out over debris from superstorm Sandy in Atlantic City, N.J.
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Raymond Simpson, Jr., with Atlantic City`s Department of Public Works, looks out over debris from superstorm Sandy in Atlantic City, N.J.

A group of unemployed people holding up a coffin of cardboard simulating the funeral of the jobs during All Saints Day, in Pamplona, northern Spain.
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A group of unemployed people holding up a coffin of cardboard simulating the funeral of the jobs during All Saints Day, in Pamplona, northern Spain.

Women get henna applied on their hands on the eve of of Hindu festival `Karwa Chauth` in Jammu.
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Women get henna applied on their hands on the eve of of Hindu festival `Karwa Chauth` in Jammu.