Day in Pics: 24th April

Apr 24, 2014, 08:42 AM IST
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Home guards display their identity cards as they stand in a queue to cast their votes before heading off to their assigned polling stations, in Ahmadabad, India.

Home guards display their identity cards as they stand in a queue to cast their votes before heading off to their assigned polling stations, in Ahmadabad, India.

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A student carries a flower in her mouth during a protest against a tuition increase outside the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

A student carries a flower in her mouth during a protest against a tuition increase outside the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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President Barack Obama sits with US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, left, during a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka State Guest House in Tokyo.

President Barack Obama sits with US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, left, during a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka State Guest House in Tokyo.

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First lady Michelle Obama talks with Sgt. Aron Wanless after they both spoke at a jobs fair for soldiers and their spouses,  at Fort Campbell, Ky. To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine.

First lady Michelle Obama talks with Sgt. Aron Wanless after they both spoke at a jobs fair for soldiers and their spouses, at Fort Campbell, Ky. To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holds up UConn Huskies outfits given to her by university president Susan Herbst for Clinton`s future grandchild at the end of a speaking appearance at the Edmund Fusco Contemporary Issues Forum at the University of Connecticut, in Storrs, Conn.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holds up UConn Huskies outfits given to her by university president Susan Herbst for Clinton`s future grandchild at the end of a speaking appearance at the Edmund Fusco Contemporary Issues Forum at the University of Connecticut, in Storrs, Conn.

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A supporter of the Sri Lanka`s main opposition United National Party rides a pony as others shout slogans during a protest at the venue of a proposed casino project in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

A supporter of the Sri Lanka`s main opposition United National Party rides a pony as others shout slogans during a protest at the venue of a proposed casino project in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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A diver jumps into the sea to look for people believed to have been trapped in the sunken Sewol ferry near buoys which were installed to mark the vessel in the water off the southern coast near Jindo Korea.

A diver jumps into the sea to look for people believed to have been trapped in the sunken Sewol ferry near buoys which were installed to mark the vessel in the water off the southern coast near Jindo Korea.

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Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, listen to an address by the Australian Governor General Peter Cosgrove at a reception at Government House in Canberra, Australia.

Britain`s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, listen to an address by the Australian Governor General Peter Cosgrove at a reception at Government House in Canberra, Australia.

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People place candles during a candlelight vigil for the safe return of passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol in Ansan, South Korea.

People place candles during a candlelight vigil for the safe return of passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol in Ansan, South Korea.

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Glasses are filled as President Barack Obama, Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko attend the state dinner at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

Glasses are filled as President Barack Obama, Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko attend the state dinner at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

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BJP candidate Arun Jaitley addresses an election campaign rally in Amritsar.

BJP candidate Arun Jaitley addresses an election campaign rally in Amritsar.

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