Day in Pics: 23rd May

May 23, 2014, 08:57 AM IST
Saina Nehwal returns a shot to Indonesia’s Lindaweni Fanetri during their quarter final match of women`s singles event at the Uber Cup Badminton in New Delhi.
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Saina Nehwal returns a shot to Indonesia’s Lindaweni Fanetri during their quarter final match of women`s singles event at the Uber Cup Badminton in New Delhi.

David Warner of the Sunrises Hyderabad plays a shot against Chennai Supper kings during an Indian Premier League match in Ranchi.
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David Warner of the Sunrises Hyderabad plays a shot against Chennai Supper kings during an Indian Premier League match in Ranchi.

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson, left, and baseball hall of fame member Andre Dawson, looks over a collection of World Series rings during a tour the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.
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President Barack Obama, accompanied by Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson, left, and baseball hall of fame member Andre Dawson, looks over a collection of World Series rings during a tour the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.

A fiberglass sculpture at Wellesley College, entitled `Sleepwalker,` is surrounded by cones and yellow caution tape after being defaced Tuesday night with yellow paint on its face, left arm, left leg, and a foot.
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A fiberglass sculpture at Wellesley College, entitled `Sleepwalker,` is surrounded by cones and yellow caution tape after being defaced Tuesday night with yellow paint on its face, left arm, left leg, and a foot.

Man of the match England`s Chris Jordan is congratulated by his captain Alastair Cook at the end of the One Day cricket match between England and Sri Lanka at the Oval cricket ground in London. England won by 81 runs.
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Man of the match England`s Chris Jordan is congratulated by his captain Alastair Cook at the end of the One Day cricket match between England and Sri Lanka at the Oval cricket ground in London. England won by 81 runs.

Riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine disaster that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey. Two protesters were seriously injured during clashes.
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Riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine disaster that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey. Two protesters were seriously injured during clashes.

Teachers protest demanding better labor conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Teachers protest demanding better labor conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A boy holds a candle during a vigil for peace called by the Social Party of National Unity, that supports the re-election of President Juan Manuel Santos, in Bogota, Colombia.
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A boy holds a candle during a vigil for peace called by the Social Party of National Unity, that supports the re-election of President Juan Manuel Santos, in Bogota, Colombia.

Homeowner Darlene Pettit looks over a tree that fell in the wake of a storm in Duanesburg, N.Y.
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Homeowner Darlene Pettit looks over a tree that fell in the wake of a storm in Duanesburg, N.Y.

Michael Brown co-founder & CEO of City Year presents former President Bill Clinton the City Year Legacy Award at a Boston Pops Concert Celebrating City Year`s 25th Anniversary at Symphony Hall in Boston.
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Michael Brown co-founder & CEO of City Year presents former President Bill Clinton the City Year Legacy Award at a Boston Pops Concert Celebrating City Year`s 25th Anniversary at Symphony Hall in Boston.

Nita Ambani at Shirdi.
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Nita Ambani at Shirdi.

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in Chandigarh.
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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in Chandigarh.

An Afghanistan`s National Army (ANA) soldier fires his weapon at the site of a clash between insurgents and security forces over Indian Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan.
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An Afghanistan`s National Army (ANA) soldier fires his weapon at the site of a clash between insurgents and security forces over Indian Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan.

A motorcyclist rides past Thai soldiers patroling on a street in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand`s ruling military on Friday summoned the entire ousted government and members of the politically influential family at the heart of the country`s long-running conflict, a day after it seized control of this volatile Southeast Asian nation in a non-violent coup.
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A motorcyclist rides past Thai soldiers patroling on a street in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand`s ruling military on Friday summoned the entire ousted government and members of the politically influential family at the heart of the country`s long-running conflict, a day after it seized control of this volatile Southeast Asian nation in a non-violent coup.

AAP activists protest in support of party chief Arvind Kejriwal outside the Patiala House court in New Delhi.
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AAP activists protest in support of party chief Arvind Kejriwal outside the Patiala House court in New Delhi.

L Simmons of Mumbai Indians plays a shot during an IPL 7 match against Delhi Daredevils in Mumbai.
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L Simmons of Mumbai Indians plays a shot during an IPL 7 match against Delhi Daredevils in Mumbai.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni of Chennai Super Kings with his wife Sakshi in Ranchi before leaving for Bengaluru.
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni of Chennai Super Kings with his wife Sakshi in Ranchi before leaving for Bengaluru.

Citizens belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) hold a protest outside Gurgaon Deputy Commissioner`s office demanding 100 square plots for them in Gurgaon.
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Citizens belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) hold a protest outside Gurgaon Deputy Commissioner`s office demanding 100 square plots for them in Gurgaon.

Defending champions Serena Williams, of the U.S, left, and Spain`s Rafael Nadal pose during the draw for the French Open Tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.
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Defending champions Serena Williams, of the U.S, left, and Spain`s Rafael Nadal pose during the draw for the French Open Tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

Former Italian footballer and Inter Milan defender Marco Materazzi waves to the crowd after he was honored by officials of the Bangalore Football Stadium in Bangalore.
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Former Italian footballer and Inter Milan defender Marco Materazzi waves to the crowd after he was honored by officials of the Bangalore Football Stadium in Bangalore.

President Barack Obama shares a laugh with a patron as they get breakfast at Valois Cafeteria in Chicago.
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President Barack Obama shares a laugh with a patron as they get breakfast at Valois Cafeteria in Chicago.