Day in Pics: 21st February

Feb 21, 2014, 08:22 AM IST
Gold medalist Maddie Bowman of the United States gets air during the women`s ski halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
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Gold medalist Maddie Bowman of the United States gets air during the women`s ski halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Brazilian marines sail past Sugar Loaf mountain in a speed boat during a military exercise in Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Brazilian marines sail past Sugar Loaf mountain in a speed boat during a military exercise in Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Activists burn tyres at barricades close to Independence Square, the epicenter of the country`s current unrest, in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Activists burn tyres at barricades close to Independence Square, the epicenter of the country`s current unrest, in Kiev, Ukraine.

Stacey Barfield, mother of Hailey Owens, is consoled by Sara Wells, as family member Teri Nord, arranges flowers by well wishers, near the site where the 10-year-old girl was abducted just blocks from her Springfield, Mo., home.
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Stacey Barfield, mother of Hailey Owens, is consoled by Sara Wells, as family member Teri Nord, arranges flowers by well wishers, near the site where the 10-year-old girl was abducted just blocks from her Springfield, Mo., home.

Eintracht Frankfurt`s fans light flares prior to their 2-2 draw against FC Porto during their Europa League round of 32, first leg soccer match at the Dragao stadium, in Porto, Portugal.
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Eintracht Frankfurt`s fans light flares prior to their 2-2 draw against FC Porto during their Europa League round of 32, first leg soccer match at the Dragao stadium, in Porto, Portugal.

A demonstrator wearing a Venezuelan flag adds to a burning barricade in the Altamira neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela.
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A demonstrator wearing a Venezuelan flag adds to a burning barricade in the Altamira neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela.

This image provided by NBC Universal First Lady Michelle Obama is seen during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon.
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This image provided by NBC Universal First Lady Michelle Obama is seen during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama poses for a Picture.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama poses for a Picture.

Clint Bowyer (15) flips over David Ragan (34) after a collision coming out of Turn 4 during the second of two NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying auto races at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
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Clint Bowyer (15) flips over David Ragan (34) after a collision coming out of Turn 4 during the second of two NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying auto races at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Afghan security forces stand near the body of one of suicide bombers who have attacked a police compound in Surobi district of Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan security forces stand near the body of one of suicide bombers who have attacked a police compound in Surobi district of Kabul, Afghanistan.

A model wears a creation for Blumarine women`s Fall-Winter 2014-15 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy.
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A model wears a creation for Blumarine women`s Fall-Winter 2014-15 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy.

A Bangladeshi woman decorates the Shaheed Minar, or Martyr’s Monuments on International Mother Language Day in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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A Bangladeshi woman decorates the Shaheed Minar, or Martyr’s Monuments on International Mother Language Day in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Farmers listen to a speaker as they participate in a protest near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi. The farmers were protesting against government procuring land for setting up industries and not providing enough subsidy to farmers among several other grievances.
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Farmers listen to a speaker as they participate in a protest near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi. The farmers were protesting against government procuring land for setting up industries and not providing enough subsidy to farmers among several other grievances.

South Africa`s batsman AB de Villiers, celebrates his century on the second day of their 2nd cricket test match against Australia at St George`s Park in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
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South Africa`s batsman AB de Villiers, celebrates his century on the second day of their 2nd cricket test match against Australia at St George`s Park in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Congress party supporters hoist an effigy of the Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu Jayaram Jayalalitha as they protest against her outside Tamil Nadu state house in New Delhi.
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Congress party supporters hoist an effigy of the Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu Jayaram Jayalalitha as they protest against her outside Tamil Nadu state house in New Delhi.

A man lights a candle during a condolence meeting on the 1st anniversary of twin bomb blast at Dilsukh Nagar in Hyderabad.
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A man lights a candle during a condolence meeting on the 1st anniversary of twin bomb blast at Dilsukh Nagar in Hyderabad.

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. Mahatma Gandhi`s grandson Rajmohan Gandhi is also seen.
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AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. Mahatma Gandhi`s grandson Rajmohan Gandhi is also seen.