Day in Pics: 22nd April

Apr 22, 2013, 08:56 AM IST
This Saturday, April 20, 2013, photo, provided by the Missouri Department of Public Safety shows flooding in LaGrange, Mo. The Mississippi River is topping out at some problematic spots, but there is growing concern that spring floods are far from over.
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This Saturday, April 20, 2013, photo, provided by the Missouri Department of Public Safety shows flooding in LaGrange, Mo. The Mississippi River is topping out at some problematic spots, but there is growing concern that spring floods are far from over.

Venus Williams celebrates her victory over Johanna Larsson, of Sweden, in a Fed Cup World Group tennis match, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Delray Beach, Fla.
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Venus Williams celebrates her victory over Johanna Larsson, of Sweden, in a Fed Cup World Group tennis match, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Delray Beach, Fla.

Canadian directors Evan Goldberg, left, and Seth Rogen, pose for photos to promote their upcoming film
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Canadian directors Evan Goldberg, left, and Seth Rogen, pose for photos to promote their upcoming film "This is The End", at the Summer of Sony 5 Edition photo call in Cancun, Mexico.

Tulia Temple, 5, of Glendale reacts to her face paint at the Earth Day Celebration at The Americana at Brand in Glendale, CA benefitting Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho.
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Tulia Temple, 5, of Glendale reacts to her face paint at the Earth Day Celebration at The Americana at Brand in Glendale, CA benefitting Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho.

Indian protestors huddle together and shout slogans as police try to remove them from outside the prime minister`s residence during a protest against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi.
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Indian protestors huddle together and shout slogans as police try to remove them from outside the prime minister`s residence during a protest against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi.

A man walks past a statue of a horseman damaged by Saturday`s earthquake in Lushan county, in southwestern China`s Sichuan province.
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A man walks past a statue of a horseman damaged by Saturday`s earthquake in Lushan county, in southwestern China`s Sichuan province.

An unidentified man shouts slogans near burning tyres during a protest on a major road junction in the commercial capital of Lagos, Nigeria.
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An unidentified man shouts slogans near burning tyres during a protest on a major road junction in the commercial capital of Lagos, Nigeria.

Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket lifts off from the launchpad at the NASA facility on Wallops Island Va.
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Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket lifts off from the launchpad at the NASA facility on Wallops Island Va.

Demonstrators burn flares during a rally to protest against French President Francois Hollande`s social reform on gay marriage and adoption in Paris.
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Demonstrators burn flares during a rally to protest against French President Francois Hollande`s social reform on gay marriage and adoption in Paris.

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the media after talks with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu in Istanbul, Turkey.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the media after talks with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu in Istanbul, Turkey.

A matchlock gun preservation society member shoots a firearm as he and others participate in a re-enactment of the Battle of Kawanakajima, which was fought in the mid 16th century, in Fuefuki, Yamanashi Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo.
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A matchlock gun preservation society member shoots a firearm as he and others participate in a re-enactment of the Battle of Kawanakajima, which was fought in the mid 16th century, in Fuefuki, Yamanashi Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo.

Coast Guard personnels check flags prior to a ceremony at commissioning of a high speed inshore patrol vessel at Rajdood in Kolkata. The ship has maximum speed of 34 knots with water jet propulsion, fitted with a 30 mm gun on front deck, a press release said.
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Coast Guard personnels check flags prior to a ceremony at commissioning of a high speed inshore patrol vessel at Rajdood in Kolkata. The ship has maximum speed of 34 knots with water jet propulsion, fitted with a 30 mm gun on front deck, a press release said.

Russian communists and supporters gather in Red Square, with their flags and portraits of Lenin, to visit the Mausoleum of the Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin to mark the 143th anniversary of his birth in Moscow.
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Russian communists and supporters gather in Red Square, with their flags and portraits of Lenin, to visit the Mausoleum of the Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin to mark the 143th anniversary of his birth in Moscow.

International Atomic Energy Agency mission team leader Juan Carlos Lentijo arrives at a press conference in Tokyo.
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International Atomic Energy Agency mission team leader Juan Carlos Lentijo arrives at a press conference in Tokyo.

Filipino candidates for this year`s Miss Philippines Earth beauty pose by the poolside of a hotel at suburban Taguig city, east of Manila.
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Filipino candidates for this year`s Miss Philippines Earth beauty pose by the poolside of a hotel at suburban Taguig city, east of Manila.

Winner of the men`s 2013 London Marathon Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia holds the trophy at a photocall by Tower Bridge in London.
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Winner of the men`s 2013 London Marathon Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia holds the trophy at a photocall by Tower Bridge in London.

Indian activists of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) with bodies painted in green hold placards during a vegetarianism campaign in Hyderabad.
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Indian activists of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) with bodies painted in green hold placards during a vegetarianism campaign in Hyderabad.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Prime Minister of Poland, Donald Tusk, left, share a word prior to the presentation of a biography of Merkel in Berlin, Germany.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Prime Minister of Poland, Donald Tusk, left, share a word prior to the presentation of a biography of Merkel in Berlin, Germany.

Orbital Sciences Corp.`s Antares rocket lifts off from the launchpad at the NASA facility on Wallops Island, Va.
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Orbital Sciences Corp.`s Antares rocket lifts off from the launchpad at the NASA facility on Wallops Island, Va.

Members of the British military`s Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire during a 41-gun royal salute to mark the 87th birthday of Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II in Green Park, London.
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Members of the British military`s Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire during a 41-gun royal salute to mark the 87th birthday of Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II in Green Park, London.

Bangladeshi fire fighters try to douse the fire on a bus set ablaze during a protest by opposition activists in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladeshi fire fighters try to douse the fire on a bus set ablaze during a protest by opposition activists in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar speaks during a press conference in New Delhi. A second suspect was arrested  in the rape of a 5-year-old girl who New Delhi police said was left for dead in a locked room, a case that has brought a new wave of protests against how Indian authorities handle sex crimes.
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Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar speaks during a press conference in New Delhi. A second suspect was arrested in the rape of a 5-year-old girl who New Delhi police said was left for dead in a locked room, a case that has brought a new wave of protests against how Indian authorities handle sex crimes.