Day in Pics: 24th April

Apr 24, 2013, 08:54 AM IST
Federal authorities wearing hazmat suits walk to the home of Everett Dutschke for additional investigation, in Tupelo, Miss., in connection with the recent ricin attacks. No charges have been filed against Dutschke and he hasn’t been arrested.
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Federal authorities wearing hazmat suits walk to the home of Everett Dutschke for additional investigation, in Tupelo, Miss., in connection with the recent ricin attacks. No charges have been filed against Dutschke and he hasn’t been arrested.

Activists of India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party shout slogans demanding the resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, portraits seen, as they participate in a torch light procession against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi.
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Activists of India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party shout slogans demanding the resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, portraits seen, as they participate in a torch light procession against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi.

Pro gay marriage activists paint gay colors on their cheeks after French lawmakers legalized same-sex marriage, in Paris.
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Pro gay marriage activists paint gay colors on their cheeks after French lawmakers legalized same-sex marriage, in Paris.

A defaced portrait of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is placed outside Li`s headquarters, Cheung Kong Center during a protest in Hong Kong.
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A defaced portrait of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is placed outside Li`s headquarters, Cheung Kong Center during a protest in Hong Kong.

Tameka Foster, mother of Kile Glover, the stepson of R&B artist Usher who died in a boating accident last year, embraces Tara Prince, the mother of Jake and Griffin Prince, as husband Mike Prince and their son Ryan, look on before the signing of a comprehensive boating safety bill.
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Tameka Foster, mother of Kile Glover, the stepson of R&B artist Usher who died in a boating accident last year, embraces Tara Prince, the mother of Jake and Griffin Prince, as husband Mike Prince and their son Ryan, look on before the signing of a comprehensive boating safety bill.

Supporters of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), wearing body paint in the design of the Union flag, hold placards protesting against Foie gras being sold by the Fortnum & Mason department store outside the premises in London.
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Supporters of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), wearing body paint in the design of the Union flag, hold placards protesting against Foie gras being sold by the Fortnum & Mason department store outside the premises in London.

Rosa Brooks, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at a hearing on drones, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Rosa Brooks, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at a hearing on drones, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Vice President Joseph Biden speaks at the TIME 100 gala celebrating the
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Vice President Joseph Biden speaks at the TIME 100 gala celebrating the "100 Most Influential People in the World" at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.

An Indian women rides a scooter during a sudden shower in Hyderabad.
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An Indian women rides a scooter during a sudden shower in Hyderabad.

President Barack Obama poses with the 2013 National Teacher Year, Jeff Charbonneau, center, who teaches at Zillah High School in Zillah, Wash., Education Secretary Arne Duncan, left center, and other finalist during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama poses with the 2013 National Teacher Year, Jeff Charbonneau, center, who teaches at Zillah High School in Zillah, Wash., Education Secretary Arne Duncan, left center, and other finalist during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

Actress Lena Dunham. left, and singer Christina Aguilera attend the TIME 100 Gala celebrating the
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Actress Lena Dunham. left, and singer Christina Aguilera attend the TIME 100 Gala celebrating the "100 Most Influential People in the World" at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.

South Koreans, Kim Bok-dong, 87, and Gil Wen-oak, 84, who were forced to serve for the Japanese Army as sexual slaves during World War II, shout slogan in an anti-Japan protest against the Japanese lawmakers` visit to the Yasukuni Shrine, in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul.
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South Koreans, Kim Bok-dong, 87, and Gil Wen-oak, 84, who were forced to serve for the Japanese Army as sexual slaves during World War II, shout slogan in an anti-Japan protest against the Japanese lawmakers` visit to the Yasukuni Shrine, in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul.

Korean War veterans from New Zealand attend a ceremony to commemorate the 62st anniversary of a fierce Korean War battle, in which Commonwealth nations forces fought off Chinese troops at Gapyeong, South Korea.
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Korean War veterans from New Zealand attend a ceremony to commemorate the 62st anniversary of a fierce Korean War battle, in which Commonwealth nations forces fought off Chinese troops at Gapyeong, South Korea.

Malaysia`s opposition Democratic Action Party leader Lim Kit Siang, right, shakes hand with supporters during an election campaign in Puchong, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Malaysia`s opposition Democratic Action Party leader Lim Kit Siang, right, shakes hand with supporters during an election campaign in Puchong, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

This Monday, April 15, 2013 photo provided by Bob Leonard shows bombing suspects Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, center right in black hat, and his brother, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, center left in white hat, approximately 10-20 minutes before the blasts that struck the Boston Marathon.
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This Monday, April 15, 2013 photo provided by Bob Leonard shows bombing suspects Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, center right in black hat, and his brother, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, center left in white hat, approximately 10-20 minutes before the blasts that struck the Boston Marathon.

Young exile Tibetan Buddhist monks carry Tibetan flags and wear masks of the Tibetan Buddhist leader Panchen Lama during a protest gathering demanding his release the day before his birthday in Dharmsala.
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Young exile Tibetan Buddhist monks carry Tibetan flags and wear masks of the Tibetan Buddhist leader Panchen Lama during a protest gathering demanding his release the day before his birthday in Dharmsala.

Australian test cricket captain Michael Clarke, center, laughs along with newly appointed vice captain Brad Haddin, left, and fast bowler Peter Siddle in Sydney, Australia,  following the announcement of the squad to tour England for the Ashes series.
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Australian test cricket captain Michael Clarke, center, laughs along with newly appointed vice captain Brad Haddin, left, and fast bowler Peter Siddle in Sydney, Australia, following the announcement of the squad to tour England for the Ashes series.

People and rescuers gather after an eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dozens were killed and many more are feared trapped in the rubble.
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People and rescuers gather after an eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dozens were killed and many more are feared trapped in the rubble.

Sachin Tendulkar smiles as he cuts a cake beside his wife Anjali during celebration of his 40th birth day in Kolkata.
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Sachin Tendulkar smiles as he cuts a cake beside his wife Anjali during celebration of his 40th birth day in Kolkata.

Pope Francis waves to faithful as he is driven through the crowd in his popemobile during his weekly general audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis waves to faithful as he is driven through the crowd in his popemobile during his weekly general audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican.

A model poses at Subaru`s booth at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (AUTO Shanghai) in China.
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A model poses at Subaru`s booth at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (AUTO Shanghai) in China.

Paul Kevin Curtis, who had been in custody under suspicion of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others, hugs his attorney Christi McCoy during a news conference following his release in Oxford, Miss.
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Paul Kevin Curtis, who had been in custody under suspicion of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others, hugs his attorney Christi McCoy during a news conference following his release in Oxford, Miss.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses with young students during a `Girls Day 2013` presentation event at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses with young students during a `Girls Day 2013` presentation event at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.

A woman dances in a procession on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, a religious festival celebrated by Jains to commemorate the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, in New Delhi.
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A woman dances in a procession on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, a religious festival celebrated by Jains to commemorate the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, in New Delhi.

Cricket fans celebrate Sachin Tendulkar`s 40th birthday in Hyderabad.
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Cricket fans celebrate Sachin Tendulkar`s 40th birthday in Hyderabad.

Sri Lankan inmates of Magazine Prison take part in a traditional pillow fight during an event at the prison in Colombo. The event was organized to mark the Sinhalese and Tamil New Year.
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Sri Lankan inmates of Magazine Prison take part in a traditional pillow fight during an event at the prison in Colombo. The event was organized to mark the Sinhalese and Tamil New Year.

US Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani Army Chief Gen. Asfhaq Parvez Kayani as they take a walk during a break in a meeting in Brussels, Belgium.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani Army Chief Gen. Asfhaq Parvez Kayani as they take a walk during a break in a meeting in Brussels, Belgium.