Day in Pics: 20th February

Feb 20, 2014, 08:40 AM IST
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Ashley Wagner of the United States gestures to spectators as she waits in the results area after completing her routine in the women`s short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Ashley Wagner of the United States gestures to spectators as she waits in the results area after completing her routine in the women`s short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Mia Heagney wears her `Hello Sunny` sun glasses during the Hello Sunny beach promotion, hosted by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau in Tribune Plaza, in Chicago.

Mia Heagney wears her `Hello Sunny` sun glasses during the Hello Sunny beach promotion, hosted by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau in Tribune Plaza, in Chicago.

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Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand outside the Palace of Justice court in Caracas, Venezuela.

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez stand outside the Palace of Justice court in Caracas, Venezuela.

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People look at an ice cave at Lake Michigan along the shore of northern Leelanau County, between Northport and Leland, Mich.

People look at an ice cave at Lake Michigan along the shore of northern Leelanau County, between Northport and Leland, Mich.

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Mexico`s President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, and President Barack Obama pose for photographers at the North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico.

Mexico`s President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, and President Barack Obama pose for photographers at the North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico.

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This photo shows the WhatsApp and Facebook app icons on an iPhone in New York. On Wednesday the world`s biggest social networking company, Facebook, announced it is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock.

This photo shows the WhatsApp and Facebook app icons on an iPhone in New York. On Wednesday the world`s biggest social networking company, Facebook, announced it is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock.

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President Barack Obama speaks at the North American Leaders Summit closing news conference in Toluca, Mexico. Obama was in Toluca for a one-day summit with Mexican and Canadian leaders, meeting on issues of trade and other neighbor-to-neighbor interests.

President Barack Obama speaks at the North American Leaders Summit closing news conference in Toluca, Mexico. Obama was in Toluca for a one-day summit with Mexican and Canadian leaders, meeting on issues of trade and other neighbor-to-neighbor interests.

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Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario shakes hands with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop as she arrives at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila, Philippines.

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario shakes hands with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop as she arrives at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila, Philippines.

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Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev`s Independence Square, the epicenter of the country`s current unrest, in Ukraine.

Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev`s Independence Square, the epicenter of the country`s current unrest, in Ukraine.

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Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova speaks during a press conference in Sochi, Russia.

Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova speaks during a press conference in Sochi, Russia.

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Australia`s bowler Mitchell Johnson reacts as umpire Richard Illingworth of England signals a fall of wicket for South Africa`s batsman Hashim Amla LBW for a duck during first day of their 2nd cricket test match at St George`s Park in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Australia`s bowler Mitchell Johnson reacts as umpire Richard Illingworth of England signals a fall of wicket for South Africa`s batsman Hashim Amla LBW for a duck during first day of their 2nd cricket test match at St George`s Park in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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Jean Frederic Chapuis, front right, Arnaud Bovolenta, front left, Jonathan Midol, all of France, background right, and Brady Leman of Canada, background left, compete in the men`s ski cross final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympic in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Jean Frederic Chapuis, front right, Arnaud Bovolenta, front left, Jonathan Midol, all of France, background right, and Brady Leman of Canada, background left, compete in the men`s ski cross final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympic in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa poses for photographs during a visit to the Taj Mahal monument in Agra.

Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa poses for photographs during a visit to the Taj Mahal monument in Agra.

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A member of Indigenous Tusta tribe of India’s north-eastern Arunachal Pradesh state in traditional attire waits to perform a dance during the 28th statehood day celebrations in Itanagar.

A member of Indigenous Tusta tribe of India’s north-eastern Arunachal Pradesh state in traditional attire waits to perform a dance during the 28th statehood day celebrations in Itanagar.

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Venus Williams of the US reacts during a match against Flavia Pennetta of Italy during the quarter final of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Venus Williams of the US reacts during a match against Flavia Pennetta of Italy during the quarter final of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Britain`s Prince Charles meets young Qatari environmentalists in the Museum of Islamic Arts Park in Doha, Qatar.

Britain`s Prince Charles meets young Qatari environmentalists in the Museum of Islamic Arts Park in Doha, Qatar.

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Pope Francis leaves after the first session of an extraordinary consistory in the Synod hall at the Vatican City.

Pope Francis leaves after the first session of an extraordinary consistory in the Synod hall at the Vatican City.

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India’s ruling Congress party supporters burn an effigy of Tamil Nadu state chief minister Jayaram Jayalalitha during a protest in Allahabad.

India’s ruling Congress party supporters burn an effigy of Tamil Nadu state chief minister Jayaram Jayalalitha during a protest in Allahabad.

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Indian cricketers Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on Wednesday night after the New Zealand tour.

Indian cricketers Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on Wednesday night after the New Zealand tour.

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Forest officials examining the carcass of a tiger found at the Burapahar range of Lahorani forest camp at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

Forest officials examining the carcass of a tiger found at the Burapahar range of Lahorani forest camp at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam.

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Former UK model Yogi Cameron and USA`s Jaimesh getting married according to Hindu customs at Goplakrishna Temple at Kollur, Karnataka.

Former UK model Yogi Cameron and USA`s Jaimesh getting married according to Hindu customs at Goplakrishna Temple at Kollur, Karnataka.

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Classical dancers performing during the Global Ayurveda Festival at Kochi.

Classical dancers performing during the Global Ayurveda Festival at Kochi.

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Anganwadi women display a placard against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at a protest demonstration to press for their demands in Jaipur.

Anganwadi women display a placard against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at a protest demonstration to press for their demands in Jaipur.

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Congress Party workers shouting slogans during a protest against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa`s decision to release the assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandh in Haridwar.

Congress Party workers shouting slogans during a protest against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa`s decision to release the assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandh in Haridwar.

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Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball to Sorana Cirstea of Romania during the quarterfinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball to Sorana Cirstea of Romania during the quarterfinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Models show creations by Mardiana Ika during the Indonesia Fashion Week 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Models show creations by Mardiana Ika during the Indonesia Fashion Week 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Ndileka Mandela, the granddaughter of former president Nelson Mandela, back left, and daughter of his son, Thembekile Mandela, back right, at the launch of the Thembekile Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.

Ndileka Mandela, the granddaughter of former president Nelson Mandela, back left, and daughter of his son, Thembekile Mandela, back right, at the launch of the Thembekile Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.

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Relatives of some of the sixteen others who were killed during the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi address the media in Chennai.

Relatives of some of the sixteen others who were killed during the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi address the media in Chennai.

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Narendra Modi stands near an idol of Hindu goddess Durga presented to him at a youth convention in Ahmadabad.

Narendra Modi stands near an idol of Hindu goddess Durga presented to him at a youth convention in Ahmadabad.

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