Day in Pics: 24th December

Dec 24, 2012, 08:38 AM IST
New Zealand`s batsman Martin Guptill, right, runs home safe as South Africa`s bowler Rory Kleinveldt, left, attempts a run out during the Twenty20 cricket match against South Africa at the Buffalo Park Stadium in East London.
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New Zealand`s batsman Martin Guptill, right, runs home safe as South Africa`s bowler Rory Kleinveldt, left, attempts a run out during the Twenty20 cricket match against South Africa at the Buffalo Park Stadium in East London.

Protestors shout slogans from the top of a bus during a protest near the India Gate monument against a gang rape and brutal beating of a 23-year-old student on a bus last week, in New Delhi.
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Protestors shout slogans from the top of a bus during a protest near the India Gate monument against a gang rape and brutal beating of a 23-year-old student on a bus last week, in New Delhi.

Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, top right, and his Argentine-born wife, Princess Maxima, pose with their daughters Princess Amalia, left, Princess Alexia, center, and Princess Ariane during a photo call in Villa La Angostura, Argentina.
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Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, top right, and his Argentine-born wife, Princess Maxima, pose with their daughters Princess Amalia, left, Princess Alexia, center, and Princess Ariane during a photo call in Villa La Angostura, Argentina.

A family member of Bwizamani Singh, a a television reporter who was accidentally shot dead during police firing to disperse angry protesters demanding the arrest of a Naga separatist, breaks down outside a hospital in Imphal.
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A family member of Bwizamani Singh, a a television reporter who was accidentally shot dead during police firing to disperse angry protesters demanding the arrest of a Naga separatist, breaks down outside a hospital in Imphal.

A car struggles through a snowstorm in Kristiansand, southern Norway.
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A car struggles through a snowstorm in Kristiansand, southern Norway.

President Barack Obama comforts Irene Hirano Inouye, visits with the widow of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye,  as Michelle Obama embraces Inouey`s son, Daniel Ken Inouye, Jr. during a memorial service for the late senator at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
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President Barack Obama comforts Irene Hirano Inouye, visits with the widow of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, as Michelle Obama embraces Inouey`s son, Daniel Ken Inouye, Jr. during a memorial service for the late senator at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Indian artist Rajkapoor Chitera makes a sand sculpture during preparations for the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.
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Indian artist Rajkapoor Chitera makes a sand sculpture during preparations for the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.

Local residents wade through a flood street in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Heavy rains have caused flooding that occurs almost every year in some parts of greater Jakarta.
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Local residents wade through a flood street in Jakarta, Indonesia. Heavy rains have caused flooding that occurs almost every year in some parts of greater Jakarta.

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh before a meeting at his residence in New Delhi.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh before a meeting at his residence in New Delhi.

A man transports vegetables on a horse cart ahead of other vehicles on a bridge in the morning fog in Jammu.
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A man transports vegetables on a horse cart ahead of other vehicles on a bridge in the morning fog in Jammu.

A small group of Indian students carrying placards shout slogans against last week`s gang-rape as they protest in central New Delhi.
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A small group of Indian students carrying placards shout slogans against last week`s gang-rape as they protest in central New Delhi.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to supporters during her trip to Myeik Archipelago township, Taninthayi division, southern Myanmar.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to supporters during her trip to Myeik Archipelago township, Taninthayi division, southern Myanmar.

Nita Ambani, wife of Indian industrialist Mukesh Ambani, center, poses for photographs with special needs children at a Christmas celebration in Mumbai.
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Nita Ambani, wife of Indian industrialist Mukesh Ambani, center, poses for photographs with special needs children at a Christmas celebration in Mumbai.

India`s ruling Congress party President Sonia Gandhi, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for photos, in New Delhi.
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India`s ruling Congress party President Sonia Gandhi, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for photos, in New Delhi.

Pakistan cricket fan, Mohammad Bashir, of Chicago, and Indian fan Sudhir Kumar, hold flags of two countries joined together as they pose for the media persons in front of the Chinnaswamy Stadium, the venue of first Twenty20 cricket match between India and Pakistan, in Bangalore.
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Pakistan cricket fan, Mohammad Bashir, of Chicago, and Indian fan Sudhir Kumar, hold flags of two countries joined together as they pose for the media persons in front of the Chinnaswamy Stadium, the venue of first Twenty20 cricket match between India and Pakistan, in Bangalore.