Day in Pics: 21st February

Feb 21, 2013, 08:29 AM IST
Mark Cerny, lead system architect for the Sony Playstation 4, speaks during a news conference to announce the new video game console, in New York.
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Mark Cerny, lead system architect for the Sony Playstation 4, speaks during a news conference to announce the new video game console, in New York.

Women embrace during the funeral procession for Esteban Alvarez and Esleider Asprilla, both 11, at the Comuna 13 neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia.
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Women embrace during the funeral procession for Esteban Alvarez and Esleider Asprilla, both 11, at the Comuna 13 neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia.

Tony Uzzi, Owner and General Manager of Nurse Next Door, Mission Viejo, poses for a picture at his car in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
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Tony Uzzi, Owner and General Manager of Nurse Next Door, Mission Viejo, poses for a picture at his car in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

Brazil`s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, and Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff attend a ceremony marking the 33rd anniversary of the foundation of the Ruling Workers Party and its 10 years in power in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Brazil`s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, and Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff attend a ceremony marking the 33rd anniversary of the foundation of the Ruling Workers Party and its 10 years in power in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Kashmiris sit in a candle light protest in Srinagar, India, demanding the return of the remains of a Kashmiri man secretly executed and buried in the Indian capital.
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Kashmiris sit in a candle light protest in Srinagar, India, demanding the return of the remains of a Kashmiri man secretly executed and buried in the Indian capital.

Egyptian army soldiers arrest a woman protester during clashes with military police near Cairo`s downtown Tahrir Square.
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Egyptian army soldiers arrest a woman protester during clashes with military police near Cairo`s downtown Tahrir Square.

Canadian tennis player Rebecca Marino pauses as she addresses reporters during a news conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. A loss of passion for professional tennis and a battle with depression prompted Marino to apply the brakes to her career for the second time in less than a year.
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Canadian tennis player Rebecca Marino pauses as she addresses reporters during a news conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. A loss of passion for professional tennis and a battle with depression prompted Marino to apply the brakes to her career for the second time in less than a year.

Bangladeshi protesters release balloons onto which letters written to the martyrs of the nation`s 1971 independence war against Pakistan have been attached in Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi protesters release balloons onto which letters written to the martyrs of the nation`s 1971 independence war against Pakistan have been attached in Dhaka.

Rescuers perform search operations after a two storey building collapsed at the Tahirpur area in New Delhi. According to local news reports two persons were killed in the incident. The cause of the collapse is not yet known.
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Rescuers perform search operations after a two storey building collapsed at the Tahirpur area in New Delhi. According to local news reports two persons were killed in the incident. The cause of the collapse is not yet known.

Wichita Police work an accident on west Kellogg during the snow-packed morning commute in Wichita, Kan.
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Wichita Police work an accident on west Kellogg during the snow-packed morning commute in Wichita, Kan.

An elderly Hindu devotee drinks water from the Ganges River as he bathes near Sangam, the confluence of Hindu holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, at the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.
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An elderly Hindu devotee drinks water from the Ganges River as he bathes near Sangam, the confluence of Hindu holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, at the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives at the Parliament in New Delhi. The budget session of the parliament began on Thursday.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives at the Parliament in New Delhi. The budget session of the parliament began on Thursday.

People help a person injured in a blast in Peshawar, Pakistan. Pakistani police said a bomb blast inside a shopping mall in the country`s northwest has killed at least one person and wounded 12 people.
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People help a person injured in a blast in Peshawar, Pakistan. Pakistani police said a bomb blast inside a shopping mall in the country`s northwest has killed at least one person and wounded 12 people.

Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi talks to journalists after attending the first day of the budget session in New Delhi.
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Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi talks to journalists after attending the first day of the budget session in New Delhi.

Bangladeshis hold letters of the Bangla language while participating in a rally to mark International Mother Language Day in Dhaka.
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Bangladeshis hold letters of the Bangla language while participating in a rally to mark International Mother Language Day in Dhaka.

A left-wing party activist is detained after several of them reached the Parliament to protest against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P. J. Kurien, who has been charged in a 1996 rape case, on the first day of the budget session in New Delhi.
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A left-wing party activist is detained after several of them reached the Parliament to protest against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P. J. Kurien, who has been charged in a 1996 rape case, on the first day of the budget session in New Delhi.

Volunteers perform a skit as women`s groups gather near Indian parliament to protest a new sexual violence law as the parliament convenes in New Delhi.
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Volunteers perform a skit as women`s groups gather near Indian parliament to protest a new sexual violence law as the parliament convenes in New Delhi.

South Korean children twirl colorful light-emitting toys in celebration of upcoming first full moon of lunar calendar in Seoul.
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South Korean children twirl colorful light-emitting toys in celebration of upcoming first full moon of lunar calendar in Seoul.

Syrian security agents carrying a body following a huge explosion that shook central Damascus, Syria. A car bomb shook central Damascus on Thursday, exploding near the headquarters of the ruling Baath party and the Russian Embassy.
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Syrian security agents carrying a body following a huge explosion that shook central Damascus, Syria. A car bomb shook central Damascus on Thursday, exploding near the headquarters of the ruling Baath party and the Russian Embassy.

Afghan police stand for Afghanistan`s national anthem during their graduation ceremony in Kabul.
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Afghan police stand for Afghanistan`s national anthem during their graduation ceremony in Kabul.

Britain`s Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, speaks with 11-year-old brain tumour patient Marcus Henson and his mother Julie in the complimentary therapy massage room during a visit to staff and patients at Great Ormond Street Children`s hospital in London.
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Britain`s Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, speaks with 11-year-old brain tumour patient Marcus Henson and his mother Julie in the complimentary therapy massage room during a visit to staff and patients at Great Ormond Street Children`s hospital in London.

A worker shouts and shows her wallet as she demonstrates together with tens of thousands of workers to protest against austerity measures that have affected their income during the financial crisis and demand labor-boosting initiatives, in Brussels.
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A worker shouts and shows her wallet as she demonstrates together with tens of thousands of workers to protest against austerity measures that have affected their income during the financial crisis and demand labor-boosting initiatives, in Brussels.