Day in Pics: 20th October

Oct 20, 2013, 10:20 AM IST
Robert Stieglitz of Germany holds up the title belt after winning his WBO Super Middleweight Championship bout against Isaac Ekpo of Nigeria in Leipzig, central Germany. Stieglitz retained his title.
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Robert Stieglitz of Germany holds up the title belt after winning his WBO Super Middleweight Championship bout against Isaac Ekpo of Nigeria in Leipzig, central Germany. Stieglitz retained his title.

Tatsuki Machida of Japan hugs his coach Anthony Liu after winning the men`s free skate program at the Skate America figure skating competition in Detroit.
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Tatsuki Machida of Japan hugs his coach Anthony Liu after winning the men`s free skate program at the Skate America figure skating competition in Detroit.

Japanese Emperor Akihito, left, and Empress Michiko sit at their Imperial residence in Tokyo. Empress Michiko celebrated her 79th birthday on Sunday.
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Japanese Emperor Akihito, left, and Empress Michiko sit at their Imperial residence in Tokyo. Empress Michiko celebrated her 79th birthday on Sunday.

Maroof, 60, receives treatment after falling ill from consuming tainted liquor, at a hospital in Azamgarh, India, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. A batch of toxic bootleg liquor killed at least 32 people, mostly poor laborers, and sickened dozens more in northern India, police said.
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Maroof, 60, receives treatment after falling ill from consuming tainted liquor, at a hospital in Azamgarh, India, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. A batch of toxic bootleg liquor killed at least 32 people, mostly poor laborers, and sickened dozens more in northern India, police said.

A police car burns after it was set on fire by demonstrators protesting drug testing on animals at the Instituto Royal laboratory in Sao Roque, Brazil.
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A police car burns after it was set on fire by demonstrators protesting drug testing on animals at the Instituto Royal laboratory in Sao Roque, Brazil.

Protestors share a light moment during speeches in a demonstration called by Portugal`s main union CGTP, General Confederation of Portuguese Workers, against the government`s austerity measures  in Lisbon.
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Protestors share a light moment during speeches in a demonstration called by Portugal`s main union CGTP, General Confederation of Portuguese Workers, against the government`s austerity measures in Lisbon.

A real birthday cake sits in front of a huge decorative cupcake during celebrations for the Sydney Opera House`s 40th birthday in Sydney.
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A real birthday cake sits in front of a huge decorative cupcake during celebrations for the Sydney Opera House`s 40th birthday in Sydney.

This photo provided by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, emergency crews work a massive fire after a CN tanker train carrying oil and gas derailed in Gainford, Alberta, Canada, west of Edmonton.
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This photo provided by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, emergency crews work a massive fire after a CN tanker train carrying oil and gas derailed in Gainford, Alberta, Canada, west of Edmonton.

A girl with a Syrian flag painted on her face attends a protest by members of the Syrian community in Bucharest, Romania.
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A girl with a Syrian flag painted on her face attends a protest by members of the Syrian community in Bucharest, Romania.

President Barack Obama stands with Jeh Johnson, his choice for the next Homeland Security Secretary, and Vice President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama stands with Jeh Johnson, his choice for the next Homeland Security Secretary, and Vice President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.

Veteran playback singer Lata Mangeshkar recieves an award from Information & Boadcasting Minister, Manish Tewari also seen the piture (L to R) T Subbarami Reddy, Anil Kapoor, Simi Garewal, Hema Malini, Rani Mukherjee during the Yash Chopra National Memorial awards night in Mumbai.
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Veteran playback singer Lata Mangeshkar recieves an award from Information & Boadcasting Minister, Manish Tewari also seen the piture (L to R) T Subbarami Reddy, Anil Kapoor, Simi Garewal, Hema Malini, Rani Mukherjee during the Yash Chopra National Memorial awards night in Mumbai.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigns for Virginia gubernatorial candidate, Democrat Terry McAuliffe, centerleft, during a Women for Terry rally at the State Theater in Falls Church, Va.
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigns for Virginia gubernatorial candidate, Democrat Terry McAuliffe, centerleft, during a Women for Terry rally at the State Theater in Falls Church, Va.

Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar, State Home Minister R R Patil, and other dignitaries garlanded by a huge nine quintal garland which involved the work of 12 persons over 14 hours to weave it. 20 NCP workers lift the grand to felicitate NCP leadership. in Shegaon.
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Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar, State Home Minister R R Patil, and other dignitaries garlanded by a huge nine quintal garland which involved the work of 12 persons over 14 hours to weave it. 20 NCP workers lift the grand to felicitate NCP leadership. in Shegaon.

President Pranab Mukherjee after witnessing the Kutiyattam performance by Kapila Venu at Rashtrapati Bhavan Auditorium in New Delhi.
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President Pranab Mukherjee after witnessing the Kutiyattam performance by Kapila Venu at Rashtrapati Bhavan Auditorium in New Delhi.

Hero award honoree Actress AnnaLynne McCord arrives at the Recognizing Heroes Awards Dinner and Gala at the W Hotel Hollywood in Los Angeles.
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Hero award honoree Actress AnnaLynne McCord arrives at the Recognizing Heroes Awards Dinner and Gala at the W Hotel Hollywood in Los Angeles.

Relatives and followers pray beside the coffin of Filipino Sultan Jamalul Kiram III at the Blue Mosque in Maharlika village in Taguig city, south of Manila, Philippines.
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Relatives and followers pray beside the coffin of Filipino Sultan Jamalul Kiram III at the Blue Mosque in Maharlika village in Taguig city, south of Manila, Philippines.

Debbie Allen, left, and Tracey Edmonds attend the
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Debbie Allen, left, and Tracey Edmonds attend the "House of Flowers" dinner honoring Diahann Carol and AMPAS President Cheryl Boone Isaacs at the home of Edmonds in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Amy Yang of South Korea poses with the trophy for the media after winning the KEB Hana Bank Championship golf tournament at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, west of Seoul, South Korea.
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Amy Yang of South Korea poses with the trophy for the media after winning the KEB Hana Bank Championship golf tournament at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, west of Seoul, South Korea.

Ali Abbas, right, one of nine released Lebanese Shiite pilgrims who were kidnapped by a rebel faction in northern Syria in May 2012, right, is kissed by his relative upon his arrival at Rafik Hariri international airport, in Beirut, Lebanon. Two Turkish pilots held hostage in Lebanon and nine Lebanese pilgrims abducted in Syria returned home Saturday night, part of an ambitious three-way deal cutting across the Syrian civil war.
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Ali Abbas, right, one of nine released Lebanese Shiite pilgrims who were kidnapped by a rebel faction in northern Syria in May 2012, right, is kissed by his relative upon his arrival at Rafik Hariri international airport, in Beirut, Lebanon. Two Turkish pilots held hostage in Lebanon and nine Lebanese pilgrims abducted in Syria returned home Saturday night, part of an ambitious three-way deal cutting across the Syrian civil war.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office.

Muslim brides show their hands decorated with henna paste as they wait for the start of a mass marriage ceremony in Ahmedabad.
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Muslim brides show their hands decorated with henna paste as they wait for the start of a mass marriage ceremony in Ahmedabad.

Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Election Officer Pradesh Alok Tiwari(M) during a review inspection of voters` list at a polling booth in Mirzapur.
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Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Election Officer Pradesh Alok Tiwari(M) during a review inspection of voters` list at a polling booth in Mirzapur.

CPI(M) veteran and former Kerala CM V S Achuthanandan cuts cake on his 90th birth day with his wife Vasumathi and other family members in Thiruvananthapuram.
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CPI(M) veteran and former Kerala CM V S Achuthanandan cuts cake on his 90th birth day with his wife Vasumathi and other family members in Thiruvananthapuram.

Devotees Immerse an idol of Goddess Lakshmi in the bank of river Atreyee after Lakshmi Puja at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.
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Devotees Immerse an idol of Goddess Lakshmi in the bank of river Atreyee after Lakshmi Puja at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

Vilagers of Suchetgarh border take shelter at a community hall over fear of becoming targets of shelling from Pakistan side at Kali Bari village in Samba 45km from Jammu.
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Vilagers of Suchetgarh border take shelter at a community hall over fear of becoming targets of shelling from Pakistan side at Kali Bari village in Samba 45km from Jammu.

Bodies are covered near the debris of a small plane which crashed in a field in Marchovelette, Belgium. The plane, carrying parachutists for a skydiving trip, crashed killing all 11 people aboard, officials said.
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Bodies are covered near the debris of a small plane which crashed in a field in Marchovelette, Belgium. The plane, carrying parachutists for a skydiving trip, crashed killing all 11 people aboard, officials said.

School students demonstrate an awareness rally on education organized by a cultural organization in Guwahati.
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School students demonstrate an awareness rally on education organized by a cultural organization in Guwahati.

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam monitors the equipments inside the vehicle for India-wide Mission on Wheels to spread awareness on quality health care through affordable and accessible innovations in New Delhi.
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Former president APJ Abdul Kalam monitors the equipments inside the vehicle for India-wide Mission on Wheels to spread awareness on quality health care through affordable and accessible innovations in New Delhi.

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Justice Satish Kumar Mittal, Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court and Chairman of Building Committee laying the foundation stone of Additional Block Court Complex at district Rohtak.
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Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Justice Satish Kumar Mittal, Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court and Chairman of Building Committee laying the foundation stone of Additional Block Court Complex at district Rohtak.

All India Anti Terrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta honoring a family member of a policeman, who lost his life in action during `Veer Bravery Awards` function during a commemorative programme `Zara Yaad Karo Qurbani` in Chennai.
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All India Anti Terrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta honoring a family member of a policeman, who lost his life in action during `Veer Bravery Awards` function during a commemorative programme `Zara Yaad Karo Qurbani` in Chennai.

Congress activists take part in a rally to protest against State Government for price hike of essential commodities, in Kolkata.
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Congress activists take part in a rally to protest against State Government for price hike of essential commodities, in Kolkata.

Tennis player Sania Mirza during the flag off ceremony of Walk for Health in New Delhi.
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Tennis player Sania Mirza during the flag off ceremony of Walk for Health in New Delhi.

Union Home Minister arrives for GOM at his office as TDP MPs protest over Telangana issue during a meeting of the GoM, set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, at North Block in New Delhi.
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Union Home Minister arrives for GOM at his office as TDP MPs protest over Telangana issue during a meeting of the GoM, set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, at North Block in New Delhi.

Gujarat CM and BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with party President Rajnath Singh, Lakshmikant Bajpai, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and others wave at public during his election campaign rally in Kanpur.
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Gujarat CM and BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with party President Rajnath Singh, Lakshmikant Bajpai, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and others wave at public during his election campaign rally in Kanpur.

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu``s wife Laksmi(R) with daughter Bharati(L) come out from Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) police station in Ahmedabad.
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Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu``s wife Laksmi(R) with daughter Bharati(L) come out from Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) police station in Ahmedabad.

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