Day in Pics: 24th October

Oct 24, 2013, 09:08 AM IST
Engulfed in a cloud of tear gas, a student is briefly detained by police during a protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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Engulfed in a cloud of tear gas, a student is briefly detained by police during a protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Mazen Alotaibi, left, stands with his attorney Don Chairez as the jury enters the courtroom for the reading of his verdict, at Clark County District Court in Las Vegas.
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Mazen Alotaibi, left, stands with his attorney Don Chairez as the jury enters the courtroom for the reading of his verdict, at Clark County District Court in Las Vegas.

This photo provided by Spirit Halloween shows the short and sassy Foxy Lady adult women’s costume available at SpiritHalloween.com.
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This photo provided by Spirit Halloween shows the short and sassy Foxy Lady adult women’s costume available at SpiritHalloween.com.

A female protester impersonating the first lady of Haiti, Sophia Martelly, wears the colors of the Martelly Foundation during a protest outside a courthouse in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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A female protester impersonating the first lady of Haiti, Sophia Martelly, wears the colors of the Martelly Foundation during a protest outside a courthouse in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Ann Romney, poses with her bestselling cookbook, “The Romney Family Table: Sharing Home-Cooked Recipes & Favorite Traditions” in Phoenix.
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Ann Romney, poses with her bestselling cookbook, “The Romney Family Table: Sharing Home-Cooked Recipes & Favorite Traditions” in Phoenix.

Retired Marine Sergeant Maj. Charles L. Cook, discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial, at Memorial Gardens, in Jacksonville, N.C.
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Retired Marine Sergeant Maj. Charles L. Cook, discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial, at Memorial Gardens, in Jacksonville, N.C.

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland returns a shot to Serena Williams of US during their tennis match at the WTA championship in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland returns a shot to Serena Williams of US during their tennis match at the WTA championship in Istanbul, Turkey.

Vice President Joe Biden addresses an audience during a forum on mental health policies that marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy`s signing of the Community Mental Health Act, at the JFK Library and Museum in Boston.
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Vice President Joe Biden addresses an audience during a forum on mental health policies that marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy`s signing of the Community Mental Health Act, at the JFK Library and Museum in Boston.

Hundreds of students and residents attend a candlelight vigil at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev., in honor of slain teacher Michael Landsberry and two 12-year-old students who were injured after a fellow student open fire at the school on Monday, before turning the gun on himself.
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Hundreds of students and residents attend a candlelight vigil at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev., in honor of slain teacher Michael Landsberry and two 12-year-old students who were injured after a fellow student open fire at the school on Monday, before turning the gun on himself.

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the conclusion of their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the conclusion of their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Indians mourn near bodies of victims of a wall collapse after heavy rainfall in Hyderabad. Three members of a family were killed and two injured when a wall collapsed on them while they were asleep, according to a news report.
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Indians mourn near bodies of victims of a wall collapse after heavy rainfall in Hyderabad. Three members of a family were killed and two injured when a wall collapsed on them while they were asleep, according to a news report.

Graeme Smith, captain of South Africa celebrates after scoring a century on the second day of the second cricket test match of a two match series between Pakistan and South Africa at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Graeme Smith, captain of South Africa celebrates after scoring a century on the second day of the second cricket test match of a two match series between Pakistan and South Africa at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Pakistani boy, Awais Shaukat, 13, suffering from the mosquito-borne disease, dengue fever, is comforted by his father Shaukat while lying in bed covered with a net at an isolation ward of a hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
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Pakistani boy, Awais Shaukat, 13, suffering from the mosquito-borne disease, dengue fever, is comforted by his father Shaukat while lying in bed covered with a net at an isolation ward of a hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, K.V. Thomas and Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit at a press conference after a meeting with Union Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar on issue of soaring onion prices, in New Delhi.
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Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, K.V. Thomas and Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit at a press conference after a meeting with Union Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar on issue of soaring onion prices, in New Delhi.

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes racing star Jenson Button with Vodafone ZooZoo during the unveiling of their car for the forthcoming Indian Grand Prix, in New Delhi.
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Vodafone McLaren Mercedes racing star Jenson Button with Vodafone ZooZoo during the unveiling of their car for the forthcoming Indian Grand Prix, in New Delhi.

Filipino mothers breastfeed their babies during a mass breastfeeding program organized by the non-government organization
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Filipino mothers breastfeed their babies during a mass breastfeeding program organized by the non-government organization "Nurturers of the Earth" and the local city of Marikina to promote lactation by mothers instead of infant formula milk at suburban Marikina city, east of Manila.

Model Annabeth Murphy-Thomas poses for photographers holding a ring with the Pink Star, a 59.6-carat oval cut internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond, ahead of its auction in central London.
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Model Annabeth Murphy-Thomas poses for photographers holding a ring with the Pink Star, a 59.6-carat oval cut internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond, ahead of its auction in central London.

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany smiles during a press conference in his team garage ahead of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.
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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany smiles during a press conference in his team garage ahead of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.

Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall helps employee Peter Wills, left, put the finishing touches to the poppy wreath that Britain`s Prince Charles will lay on Armistice Day, while on his official visit to India, at the Poppy factory in London.
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Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall helps employee Peter Wills, left, put the finishing touches to the poppy wreath that Britain`s Prince Charles will lay on Armistice Day, while on his official visit to India, at the Poppy factory in London.

Daughter Sumita and others paying tributes to legendary singer Manna Dey, who passed away at a hospital in Bengaluru.
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Daughter Sumita and others paying tributes to legendary singer Manna Dey, who passed away at a hospital in Bengaluru.

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh signs autographs for students in Dehradun.
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Cricketer Harbhajan Singh signs autographs for students in Dehradun.

Rahul Gandhi addresses a public rally in Indore in Madhya Pradesh.
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Rahul Gandhi addresses a public rally in Indore in Madhya Pradesh.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Deputy Chairman of Planing Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia addressing a press conference on board his special flight on Thursday after his visit to Russia and China.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Deputy Chairman of Planing Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia addressing a press conference on board his special flight on Thursday after his visit to Russia and China.

Maharashtra PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal pays tributes to a sand sculpture of legendary singer Manna Dey, created by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik at Girgaon Chowpaty in Mumbai.
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Maharashtra PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal pays tributes to a sand sculpture of legendary singer Manna Dey, created by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik at Girgaon Chowpaty in Mumbai.