Day in Pics: 20th August

Aug 20, 2014, 08:29 AM IST
BJP President Amit Shah during the inauguration programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Parliamentary office in Varanasi.
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BJP President Amit Shah during the inauguration programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Parliamentary office in Varanasi.

Parents with their children wade through a waterlogged GS Road after heavy showers in Guwahati.
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Parents with their children wade through a waterlogged GS Road after heavy showers in Guwahati.

Parents signing a banner during the awareness campaign in Chennai.
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Parents signing a banner during the awareness campaign in Chennai.

President Pranab Mukherjee and Congress President Sonia Gandhi look on as Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi offers support to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after he stumbles during a function on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi`s birth anniversary at Vir Bhoomi in New Delhi.
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President Pranab Mukherjee and Congress President Sonia Gandhi look on as Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi offers support to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after he stumbles during a function on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi`s birth anniversary at Vir Bhoomi in New Delhi.

A woman carries goods at a local market in one of the largest trading areas catering for people from the Kambia District, since the Ebola virus outbreak the border has been closed with the local population`s movement stopped in an attempt to stop the virus spreading at Kambia, Guinea.
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A woman carries goods at a local market in one of the largest trading areas catering for people from the Kambia District, since the Ebola virus outbreak the border has been closed with the local population`s movement stopped in an attempt to stop the virus spreading at Kambia, Guinea.

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt poses for photographers at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland.
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Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt poses for photographers at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland.

The IndiGo flight which caught fire while landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.
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The IndiGo flight which caught fire while landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.

Foreign followers of Yoga guru BKS Iyengar at his funeral in Pune.
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Foreign followers of Yoga guru BKS Iyengar at his funeral in Pune.

Irom Sharmila coming out of JNIMS Security ward after her release in Imphal on Wednesday following a court order.
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Irom Sharmila coming out of JNIMS Security ward after her release in Imphal on Wednesday following a court order.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, presenting the Titanium trophy to the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS) at the DRDO Awards 2013 function in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, presenting the Titanium trophy to the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS) at the DRDO Awards 2013 function in New Delhi.

Pope Francis greets faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis greets faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.

Anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, second right, delivers speech to his supporters during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, second right, delivers speech to his supporters during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Zonal Manager of Hyundai Motor India Limited Tapan Kumar Ghosh and Regional Manager Bedabrata Bordoloi at the launch of Elite i20 car in Guwahati.
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Zonal Manager of Hyundai Motor India Limited Tapan Kumar Ghosh and Regional Manager Bedabrata Bordoloi at the launch of Elite i20 car in Guwahati.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Vadra paying tribute to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary at Vir Bhoomi in New Delhi.
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Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Vadra paying tribute to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary at Vir Bhoomi in New Delhi.

In this frame grab from a footage by Rainews 24, a rescue helicopter overflies the flames burning the bush after two Italian air force fighter jets carrying a total of four crew members collided during a training mission over Italy and crashed into a hilly, wooded area that erupted in flames, Tuesday, near Venarotta some 20 kilometers from Ascoli Piceno, Central Italy.
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In this frame grab from a footage by Rainews 24, a rescue helicopter overflies the flames burning the bush after two Italian air force fighter jets carrying a total of four crew members collided during a training mission over Italy and crashed into a hilly, wooded area that erupted in flames, Tuesday, near Venarotta some 20 kilometers from Ascoli Piceno, Central Italy.

Olympian Lisa Leslie, left, and Terri Seymour visit Girl Scouts at Camp Mariposa in Los Angeles to rally support for the `Let`s Get Her to Camp` campaign with Nestle Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars.
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Olympian Lisa Leslie, left, and Terri Seymour visit Girl Scouts at Camp Mariposa in Los Angeles to rally support for the `Let`s Get Her to Camp` campaign with Nestle Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars.

Costumed characters hold signs prior to a press conference held by NYC Artists United for a Smile at Times Square in New York.
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Costumed characters hold signs prior to a press conference held by NYC Artists United for a Smile at Times Square in New York.

Displaced Iraqis carry clothes provided by a charity as they settle at a new camp outside the Bajid Kandala camp in Feeshkhabour town, Iraq.
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Displaced Iraqis carry clothes provided by a charity as they settle at a new camp outside the Bajid Kandala camp in Feeshkhabour town, Iraq.

Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan motivates his supporters to march to Parliament House in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan motivates his supporters to march to Parliament House in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Smoke and dust rise after an Israeli strike hit Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip.
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Smoke and dust rise after an Israeli strike hit Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip.

President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia Obama are escorted by 11th Wing and Installation Commander, Col. Brad Hoagland, as they walk to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
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President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia Obama are escorted by 11th Wing and Installation Commander, Col. Brad Hoagland, as they walk to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

Protesters march for Michael Brown, who was killed by police Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Ferguson`s leaders urged residents Tuesday to stay home after dark to `allow peace to settle in` and pledged several actions to reconnect with the predominantly black community in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked nightly clashes between protesters and police.
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Protesters march for Michael Brown, who was killed by police Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Ferguson`s leaders urged residents Tuesday to stay home after dark to `allow peace to settle in` and pledged several actions to reconnect with the predominantly black community in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked nightly clashes between protesters and police.

People evacuate from a building during a civil defense drill against possible attacks by North Korea as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in Seoul, South Korea.
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People evacuate from a building during a civil defense drill against possible attacks by North Korea as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in Seoul, South Korea.

A rescue helicopter hovers over an area devastated by a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan.
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A rescue helicopter hovers over an area devastated by a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan.