Day in Pics: 21st March

Mar 21, 2014, 09:23 AM IST
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Repsol Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez of Spain speeds at the Losail International Circuit during a free practice in Doha, Qatar.

Repsol Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez of Spain speeds at the Losail International Circuit during a free practice in Doha, Qatar.

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President Barack Obama speaks during his visit to Valencia College in Orlando, Fla.

President Barack Obama speaks during his visit to Valencia College in Orlando, Fla.

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A masked protester returns a tear gas canister fired by Bolivarian National Police, in Caracas, Venezuela.

A masked protester returns a tear gas canister fired by Bolivarian National Police, in Caracas, Venezuela.

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Olga Govortsova, of Belarus, returns the ball to Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, at the Sony Open tennis tournament.

Olga Govortsova, of Belarus, returns the ball to Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, at the Sony Open tennis tournament.

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Basel`s fans light fireworks during the Europa League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Red Bull Salzburg and FC Basel in Salzburg, Austria.

Basel`s fans light fireworks during the Europa League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Red Bull Salzburg and FC Basel in Salzburg, Austria.

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Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, shows US first lady Michelle Obama, center, how to hold a writing brush as they visit a Chinese traditional calligraphy class at the Beijing Normal School, a school that prepares students to go abroad in Beijing, China.

Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, shows US first lady Michelle Obama, center, how to hold a writing brush as they visit a Chinese traditional calligraphy class at the Beijing Normal School, a school that prepares students to go abroad in Beijing, China.

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A protester displays a placard during a rally near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines to protest the forthcoming Asian visit of President Barack Obama that includes the Philippines.

A protester displays a placard during a rally near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines to protest the forthcoming Asian visit of President Barack Obama that includes the Philippines.

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Zimbabwe`s cricket captain Brendan Taylor plays a shot during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match against United Arab Emirates in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Zimbabwe`s cricket captain Brendan Taylor plays a shot during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match against United Arab Emirates in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

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Members of Delhi Network of Positive People, a support group for HIV-positive people, shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

Members of Delhi Network of Positive People, a support group for HIV-positive people, shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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A protester wearing a mask of US President Barack Obama, puts heart-shaped stickers on masks of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, during a rally against their summit meeting in The Hague next week, in Seoul, South Korea.

A protester wearing a mask of US President Barack Obama, puts heart-shaped stickers on masks of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, during a rally against their summit meeting in The Hague next week, in Seoul, South Korea.

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Protesters march through a shopping district in Tokyo to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Protesters march through a shopping district in Tokyo to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam displays the victory symbol as he comes out of a court in Mumbai. The Indian court sentenced four men to life in prison on Friday for raping a call-center operator last year inside an abandoned textile mill in the financial hub of Mumbai.

Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam displays the victory symbol as he comes out of a court in Mumbai. The Indian court sentenced four men to life in prison on Friday for raping a call-center operator last year inside an abandoned textile mill in the financial hub of Mumbai.

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Ireland`s wicketkeeper Gary Wilson unsuccessfully dislodges the bails to dismiss Netherlands` captain Peter Borren during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match between them in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Ireland`s wicketkeeper Gary Wilson unsuccessfully dislodges the bails to dismiss Netherlands` captain Peter Borren during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match between them in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

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US first lady Michelle Obama, her mother Marian Robinson share a light moment with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan after a photo session at the Diaoyutai state guesthouse in Beijing, China.

US first lady Michelle Obama, her mother Marian Robinson share a light moment with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan after a photo session at the Diaoyutai state guesthouse in Beijing, China.

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A Kashmiri boy cries after a traditional health worker uses leeches to suck blood as part of a treatment on the banks of the Dal Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar.

A Kashmiri boy cries after a traditional health worker uses leeches to suck blood as part of a treatment on the banks of the Dal Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Pope Francis smiles at Giorgia May and Maria Abela, granddaughter and daughter of Malta`s President George Abela, during a private audience in the Pontiff`s studio, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis smiles at Giorgia May and Maria Abela, granddaughter and daughter of Malta`s President George Abela, during a private audience in the Pontiff`s studio, at the Vatican.

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AAP candidate Shazia Ilmi filing her nomination papers in Ghaziabad.

AAP candidate Shazia Ilmi filing her nomination papers in Ghaziabad.

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Congress leader M Azharuddin pays visit to the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer.

Congress leader M Azharuddin pays visit to the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer.

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