Day in Pics: 20th January

Jan 20, 2013, 08:52 AM IST
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A man carrying a

A man carrying a "Don`t Tread on Me" flag and other gun-rights advocates gather outside the Utah Capitol as part of the national Gun Appreciation Day Rally at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City.

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Orlando Terranova of Argentina, left, and Paulo Fiuza of Portugal, right, pose in front of their BMW at the end of 2013 Dakar Rally in in the last 14th stage from La Serena to Santiago, Chile.

Orlando Terranova of Argentina, left, and Paulo Fiuza of Portugal, right, pose in front of their BMW at the end of 2013 Dakar Rally in in the last 14th stage from La Serena to Santiago, Chile.

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Palestinian activists stand by the tents in the village of Beit Iksa in the West Bank, between Ramallah and Jerusalem.

Palestinian activists stand by the tents in the village of Beit Iksa in the West Bank, between Ramallah and Jerusalem.

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Mounted Presidential Bodyguards rehearse in front of the landmark India Gate, for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony near the Presidential Palace in New Delhi.

Mounted Presidential Bodyguards rehearse in front of the landmark India Gate, for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony near the Presidential Palace in New Delhi.

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, second right, greets Rahul Gandhi after he was appointed Vice President of the Congress party, as party President Sonia Gandhi watches in Jaipur.

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, second right, greets Rahul Gandhi after he was appointed Vice President of the Congress party, as party President Sonia Gandhi watches in Jaipur.

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First lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia react during the Kids` Inaugural: Our Children. Our Future.

First lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia react during the Kids` Inaugural: Our Children. Our Future." event in Washington, as part of the 57th Inauguration weekend of events.

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Sri Lanka`s Lasith Malinga celebrates taking the wicket of Australia`s David Hussey for 1 run during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

Sri Lanka`s Lasith Malinga celebrates taking the wicket of Australia`s David Hussey for 1 run during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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South Korean animal rights activists wear masks while confining themselves to cages during a demonstration against buying fur in Seoul.

South Korean animal rights activists wear masks while confining themselves to cages during a demonstration against buying fur in Seoul.

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Participants carry a portable shrine and parade through the sea during a mid-winter festival at Enoshima beach in Fujisawa, west of Tokyo.

Participants carry a portable shrine and parade through the sea during a mid-winter festival at Enoshima beach in Fujisawa, west of Tokyo.

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Russia`s Maria Sharapova celebrates after defeating Belgium`s Kirsten Flipkens in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Russia`s Maria Sharapova celebrates after defeating Belgium`s Kirsten Flipkens in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

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People wade through a flooded street in Jakarta. The death toll from floods in Indonesia`s capital has climbed to 14 after searchers pulled three more bodies from the waters.

People wade through a flooded street in Jakarta. The death toll from floods in Indonesia`s capital has climbed to 14 after searchers pulled three more bodies from the waters.

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A health worker administers pulse polio vaccine to a child in Kolkata.

A health worker administers pulse polio vaccine to a child in Kolkata.

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Hundreds of Roman Catholic devotees raise their images of the Infant Jesus to be blessed during a mass to celebrate its feast day at Manila.

Hundreds of Roman Catholic devotees raise their images of the Infant Jesus to be blessed during a mass to celebrate its feast day at Manila.

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Participants run during the Mumbai Marathon.

Participants run during the Mumbai Marathon.

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Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslim pilgrims try to get on a crowded train as they head to their homes after attending the annual Islamic congregation on the banks of the River Turag in Tongi, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslim pilgrims try to get on a crowded train as they head to their homes after attending the annual Islamic congregation on the banks of the River Turag in Tongi, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

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Rahul Gandhi, talks to his mother and party president Sonia Gandhi at a meeting of the party in Jaipur.

Rahul Gandhi, talks to his mother and party president Sonia Gandhi at a meeting of the party in Jaipur.

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