Day in Pics: 1st October

Oct 01, 2013, 08:51 AM IST
This undated image provided by NASA shows Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected the presence of a plastic ingredient in Titan’s atmosphere, the first time the chemical has been found in a world other than Earth.
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This undated image provided by NASA shows Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected the presence of a plastic ingredient in Titan’s atmosphere, the first time the chemical has been found in a world other than Earth.

A demonstrator adds cardboard to burning tires blocking the capital`s main street during a protest against the government of President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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A demonstrator adds cardboard to burning tires blocking the capital`s main street during a protest against the government of President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Supporters of India’s opposition Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi sing at a public rally addressed by Modi in Mumbai, India.
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Supporters of India’s opposition Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi sing at a public rally addressed by Modi in Mumbai, India.

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez and Uruguay`s President Jose Mujica attend a ceremony to launch a new catamaran ferry between Montevideo and Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez and Uruguay`s President Jose Mujica attend a ceremony to launch a new catamaran ferry between Montevideo and Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Three year old children line up for the STRIDER race at the 2012 USA BMX Badger State Nationals held in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Gathered at the starting line, they look like mini versions of BMX racers, decked out in helmets, jerseys and protective gear with number plates on their tiny bikes.
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Three year old children line up for the STRIDER race at the 2012 USA BMX Badger State Nationals held in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Gathered at the starting line, they look like mini versions of BMX racers, decked out in helmets, jerseys and protective gear with number plates on their tiny bikes.

A model wears a creation by Born French fashion designer Hedi Slimane for St Laurent ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection.
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A model wears a creation by Born French fashion designer Hedi Slimane for St Laurent ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meets with Salman Khurshid foreign minister of India, at UN headquarters during the 68th session of UN General Assembly.
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meets with Salman Khurshid foreign minister of India, at UN headquarters during the 68th session of UN General Assembly.

President Barack Obama talks with Secretary of State John Kerry before a cabinet meeeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House.
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President Barack Obama talks with Secretary of State John Kerry before a cabinet meeeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House.

Miss Universe Olivia Culpo applauds inmates during a visit to the Tihar Jail in New Delhi.
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Miss Universe Olivia Culpo applauds inmates during a visit to the Tihar Jail in New Delhi.

Former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton embraces Children`s Defense Fund president Marian Wright Edelman, during a performance where Clinton was honored at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Children`s Defense Fund at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,  in Washington.
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Former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton embraces Children`s Defense Fund president Marian Wright Edelman, during a performance where Clinton was honored at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Children`s Defense Fund at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in Washington.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., center, and House Democratic leaders speak to reporters just before midnight at the Capitol in Washington.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., center, and House Democratic leaders speak to reporters just before midnight at the Capitol in Washington.

Tatsuma Ito of Japan returns the ball against Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their first round match at the Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo.
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Tatsuma Ito of Japan returns the ball against Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their first round match at the Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo.

South Korean Special Army soldiers parachute during the 65th anniversary of the Armed Forces Day ceremony at Seoul military airport in Seongnam.
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South Korean Special Army soldiers parachute during the 65th anniversary of the Armed Forces Day ceremony at Seoul military airport in Seongnam.

This image provided by The Daily Californian shows fire and smoke from an explosion on the University of California Berkeley campus, in Berkeley, Calif.
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This image provided by The Daily Californian shows fire and smoke from an explosion on the University of California Berkeley campus, in Berkeley, Calif.

French President Francois Hollande, holds the hand of Mali President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita prior to their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
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French President Francois Hollande, holds the hand of Mali President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita prior to their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

Pro-democracy protesters wear cages and cardboards written the name of jailed Chinese dissidents as they march to Government office during the China`s National Day in Hong Kong.
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Pro-democracy protesters wear cages and cardboards written the name of jailed Chinese dissidents as they march to Government office during the China`s National Day in Hong Kong.

A model presents a creation for Fatima Lopes` ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection presented in Paris.
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A model presents a creation for Fatima Lopes` ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection presented in Paris.

Policemen detain a Jammu and Kashmir government employee during a protest in Srinagar.
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Policemen detain a Jammu and Kashmir government employee during a protest in Srinagar.

Katy Perry poses as she arrives to attend the presentation of Chanel`s ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection, in Paris.
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Katy Perry poses as she arrives to attend the presentation of Chanel`s ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection, in Paris.

Jung Ha-yoon, 2, appears to be stuck inside a ceramic container while playing with other children at the traditional sports square during the
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Jung Ha-yoon, 2, appears to be stuck inside a ceramic container while playing with other children at the traditional sports square during the "Taste Korea! Korean Royal Cuisine Festival" held at Unhyeon Palace, also known as Unhyeongung Royal Residence, in Seoul.

Thais wade through floodwaters in Prachinburi province,Thailand.
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Thais wade through floodwaters in Prachinburi province,Thailand.

A student hands out placards to participants of a rally observing the National Voluntary Blood Donation Day in Hyderabad.
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A student hands out placards to participants of a rally observing the National Voluntary Blood Donation Day in Hyderabad.

Bentley’s India, South Africa and Middle East regional manager Chris Buxton speaks during the launch of the Bentley Flying Spur in New Delhi.
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Bentley’s India, South Africa and Middle East regional manager Chris Buxton speaks during the launch of the Bentley Flying Spur in New Delhi.

A bus stands in flames after it was set on fire by activists of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to protest against the death sentence awarded to their leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
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A bus stands in flames after it was set on fire by activists of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to protest against the death sentence awarded to their leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Elderly people participate in celebrations to mark International Day of Older Persons at an old age home in Ahmadabad.
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Elderly people participate in celebrations to mark International Day of Older Persons at an old age home in Ahmadabad.

Tourists who had hoped to visit the Statue of Liberty stand near the dock used by Liberty Island ferries in New York. A government shutdown, the first since the winter of 1995-96, closed national parks across the nation.
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Tourists who had hoped to visit the Statue of Liberty stand near the dock used by Liberty Island ferries in New York. A government shutdown, the first since the winter of 1995-96, closed national parks across the nation.

People clean a statue of Mahatma Gandhi ahead of Gandhi Jayanti in Bhubaneswar.
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People clean a statue of Mahatma Gandhi ahead of Gandhi Jayanti in Bhubaneswar.