Day in Pics: 24th July

Jul 24, 2014, 08:37 AM IST
Supporters placed life-size cardboard cutouts of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez outside the Justice Palace as the trial against Lopez for inciting violence at anti-government protests began, in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Supporters placed life-size cardboard cutouts of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez outside the Justice Palace as the trial against Lopez for inciting violence at anti-government protests began, in Caracas, Venezuela.

Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, center, arrives at the funeral service of her son, the 43-year-old New York City man whose death while in police custody has led to accusations of police misconduct, at Bethel Baptist Church, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, center, arrives at the funeral service of her son, the 43-year-old New York City man whose death while in police custody has led to accusations of police misconduct, at Bethel Baptist Church, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

A Hindu pilgrim known as Kanwaria, pauses and looks at the camera as he walks towards the River Ganges in Allahabad, India.
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A Hindu pilgrim known as Kanwaria, pauses and looks at the camera as he walks towards the River Ganges in Allahabad, India.

Patients of Larco Herrera Psychiatric Hospital, perform in their own Peruvian Independence Day parade on hospital grounds, in Lima, Peru.
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Patients of Larco Herrera Psychiatric Hospital, perform in their own Peruvian Independence Day parade on hospital grounds, in Lima, Peru.

Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 on the Taiwanese island of Penghu.
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Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 on the Taiwanese island of Penghu.

Members of the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Neturei Karta, a group that opposes Zionism and the Israeli state, protest against the Israeli army`s bombings in the Gaza strip in Paris, France.
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Members of the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Neturei Karta, a group that opposes Zionism and the Israeli state, protest against the Israeli army`s bombings in the Gaza strip in Paris, France.

Lukas Lacko, of Slovakia, returns a shot to Denis Istomin at the BB&T Atlanta Open in Atlanta.
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Lukas Lacko, of Slovakia, returns a shot to Denis Istomin at the BB&T Atlanta Open in Atlanta.

India’s flag bearer Vijay Kumar leads his team during the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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India’s flag bearer Vijay Kumar leads his team during the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Police detain a woman who was swinging her cane at a demonstrator, not pictured, who was supporting Israel in its war with Hamas members in the Gaza Strip, during a rally at John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as Love Park, in Philadelphia.
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Police detain a woman who was swinging her cane at a demonstrator, not pictured, who was supporting Israel in its war with Hamas members in the Gaza Strip, during a rally at John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as Love Park, in Philadelphia.

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi with JD(U) senior leader Nitish Kumar (R) and RJD senior leader Rabri Devi (L) during an Iftar party at CM residence in Patna.
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Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi with JD(U) senior leader Nitish Kumar (R) and RJD senior leader Rabri Devi (L) during an Iftar party at CM residence in Patna.

Telangana chief minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao presenting a letter of appointment as Telangana`s Brand Ambassador to Sania Mirza at ITC Kakatiya in Hyderabad.
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Telangana chief minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao presenting a letter of appointment as Telangana`s Brand Ambassador to Sania Mirza at ITC Kakatiya in Hyderabad.

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnatik creates a sculpture on girl child abuse with a message.
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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnatik creates a sculpture on girl child abuse with a message.

Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene reaches the crease on time to avoid being dismissed by South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock during the first day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene reaches the crease on time to avoid being dismissed by South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock during the first day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II , center, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, left, sit to watch hockey at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II , center, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, left, sit to watch hockey at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

An Israeli helicopter lands to take a wounded soldier near the Israel and Gaza border.
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An Israeli helicopter lands to take a wounded soldier near the Israel and Gaza border.

An unidentified woman cries by the body of a victim of an accident in Medak district in the southern Indian state of Telangana.
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An unidentified woman cries by the body of a victim of an accident in Medak district in the southern Indian state of Telangana.

Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City.
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Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City.

Indian men push their bicycles as they wade through a water- logged area after heavy monsoon rains in Ahmedabad.
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Indian men push their bicycles as they wade through a water- logged area after heavy monsoon rains in Ahmedabad.

Locals set ablaze a bus after it collided with an autorickshaw near Pathankot.
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Locals set ablaze a bus after it collided with an autorickshaw near Pathankot.

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar speaks at the launch of the campaign `Shuddh Paani, Swastha Bharat` to curb the water-borne diseases, in New Delhi.
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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar speaks at the launch of the campaign `Shuddh Paani, Swastha Bharat` to curb the water-borne diseases, in New Delhi.

A tractor trailer truck lies on its side in the median of U.S. Route 13 in Cheriton, Va. while a fire engine responds to a nearby campground after a severe storm passed through the area.
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A tractor trailer truck lies on its side in the median of U.S. Route 13 in Cheriton, Va. while a fire engine responds to a nearby campground after a severe storm passed through the area.

Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene celebrates his century during the first day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene celebrates his century during the first day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

A relative of a passenger onboard the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 that crashed on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, cries at a funeral parlor in Penghu, Taiwan.
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A relative of a passenger onboard the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 that crashed on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, cries at a funeral parlor in Penghu, Taiwan.

Ellen Gandy of Australia competes in a Women`s 100m Butterfly heat at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Ellen Gandy of Australia competes in a Women`s 100m Butterfly heat at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

India`s Harmeet Rajul Desai in action against Vanuatu`s Ham Lulu during the Table Tennis men`s Team event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
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India`s Harmeet Rajul Desai in action against Vanuatu`s Ham Lulu during the Table Tennis men`s Team event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

A police vehicle moves through waterlogged road in Guwahati on Thursday following a heavy downpour.
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A police vehicle moves through waterlogged road in Guwahati on Thursday following a heavy downpour.