Day in Pics: 20th November

Nov 20, 2012, 08:54 AM IST
An unidentified relative cries as he carries a body of a young boy who died in a stampede during Chhath Puja celebrations in Patna.
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An unidentified relative cries as he carries a body of a young boy who died in a stampede during Chhath Puja celebrations in Patna.

Incense smoke wafts past the face of an Hindu devotee as she prays as part of rituals at sunset in the holy Yamuna River during the Chhath Puja festival in New Delhi.
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Incense smoke wafts past the face of an Hindu devotee as she prays as part of rituals at sunset in the holy Yamuna River during the Chhath Puja festival in New Delhi.

Former Indian Railways Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) party president Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife Rabri Devi offer prayers to the Sun god on the occasion of the festival of Chhat in New Delhi.
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Former Indian Railways Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) party president Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife Rabri Devi offer prayers to the Sun god on the occasion of the festival of Chhat in New Delhi.

Michelle Obama, hugs Wu Lianyun, 13, of China, as she accepts the International Spotlight Award for China`s The 100 Dong Songs Program, during the President`s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards in Washington.
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Michelle Obama, hugs Wu Lianyun, 13, of China, as she accepts the International Spotlight Award for China`s The 100 Dong Songs Program, during the President`s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards in Washington.

U.S. President Barack Obama waves his hand as he is pictured with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her lakeside residence in Yangon, Myanmar.
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves his hand as he is pictured with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her lakeside residence in Yangon, Myanmar.

Carlos Alarcon, left, and Luis Espinoza, members of the folkloric music group `Los Brillantes de Matacancha` from Huanuco, Peru, drink beer before a show outside a bullring at the Yawar Toro center during a festival on the outskirts of Lima, Peru.
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Carlos Alarcon, left, and Luis Espinoza, members of the folkloric music group `Los Brillantes de Matacancha` from Huanuco, Peru, drink beer before a show outside a bullring at the Yawar Toro center during a festival on the outskirts of Lima, Peru.

Spectators walk past a severely damaged oceanfront house in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of the Rockaways in New York.
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Spectators walk past a severely damaged oceanfront house in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of the Rockaways in New York.

A demonstrator wearing a Guy Fawkes mask stands behind a sign that reads in Spanish
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A demonstrator wearing a Guy Fawkes mask stands behind a sign that reads in Spanish "World Intifada against Israel" during a protest outside U.S. embassy in Managua, Nicaragua. People protested against the Israeli military operations in Gaza Strip.

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II seen with singers Girls Aloud, as she greets the artists after the annual entertainment event, The Royal Variety Performance, at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The Royal Variety Performance is a one-off night of world class entertainment acts in aid of charity.
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Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II seen with singers Girls Aloud, as she greets the artists after the annual entertainment event, The Royal Variety Performance, at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The Royal Variety Performance is a one-off night of world class entertainment acts in aid of charity.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as he meets with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during the East Asia Summit at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as he meets with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during the East Asia Summit at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greets devotees as he arrives to give a religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala. The two-day talk organized on request from a Mongolian Buddhist group will end Wednesday.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greets devotees as he arrives to give a religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala. The two-day talk organized on request from a Mongolian Buddhist group will end Wednesday.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh listens to the speech of his Camodian counterpart Hun Sen, as he attends the East Asia Summit at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh listens to the speech of his Camodian counterpart Hun Sen, as he attends the East Asia Summit at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

People are silhouetted against the viewing gallery of the Marine Life Park oceanarium in Singapore. The oceanarium is one of the city-state`s newer tourist attractions.
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People are silhouetted against the viewing gallery of the Marine Life Park oceanarium in Singapore. The oceanarium is one of the city-state`s newer tourist attractions.

A rebel fighter prepares to fire a homemade rocket towards a Syrian air force compound on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria.
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A rebel fighter prepares to fire a homemade rocket towards a Syrian air force compound on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria.

Rebecca Sinclair, wife of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, during an interview with the television show.
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Rebecca Sinclair, wife of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, during an interview with the television show.

Palestinian mourners carry the body Mohammed Hijazi, 4, killed with his father and brother in an Israeli strike, during their funeral in the Jebaliya refugee camp, in Gaza Strip,
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Palestinian mourners carry the body Mohammed Hijazi, 4, killed with his father and brother in an Israeli strike, during their funeral in the Jebaliya refugee camp, in Gaza Strip,

A woman walks in front of cover layouts for Harper`s Bazaar (1949) of Lillian Bassman in the grand retrospective exhibition `Two lives for photography` of the American artist couple Lillian Bassman (1917-2012) and Paul Himmel (1914-2009) during a press preview in the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts.
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A woman walks in front of cover layouts for Harper`s Bazaar (1949) of Lillian Bassman in the grand retrospective exhibition `Two lives for photography` of the American artist couple Lillian Bassman (1917-2012) and Paul Himmel (1914-2009) during a press preview in the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts.

Italian prime minister Mario Monti, left, receives a book by Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE prime minister and ruler of Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Italian prime minister Mario Monti, left, receives a book by Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE prime minister and ruler of Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Municipal employees chant slogans during a demonstration organized by their union in Athens.
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Municipal employees chant slogans during a demonstration organized by their union in Athens.

A Kashmiri Shiite Muslim flagellates himself as people watch a Muharram procession in Srinagar.
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A Kashmiri Shiite Muslim flagellates himself as people watch a Muharram procession in Srinagar.