Day in Pics: 26th August

Aug 26, 2013, 08:52 AM IST
England captain Alastair Cook poses with the Urn in his dressing room after winning the Ashes Series during day five of the fifth Ashes Test match at The Oval, London.
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England captain Alastair Cook poses with the Urn in his dressing room after winning the Ashes Series during day five of the fifth Ashes Test match at The Oval, London.

Laborers work to renovate the Neela Gumbad, or Blue Tomb, as part of a project for the creation of a mammoth 1,200-acre park in New Delhi.
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Laborers work to renovate the Neela Gumbad, or Blue Tomb, as part of a project for the creation of a mammoth 1,200-acre park in New Delhi.

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a joint press conference with Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a joint press conference with Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Rim Fire burns along Highway 120 near Yosemite National Park, Calif.
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The Rim Fire burns along Highway 120 near Yosemite National Park, Calif.

Selena Gomez arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards .
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Selena Gomez arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards .

David Colturi of the USA dives from the 27.5 meter platform on the ICA building during the fifth stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Boston.
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David Colturi of the USA dives from the 27.5 meter platform on the ICA building during the fifth stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Boston.

More than 2,000 gay rights supporters protesting at Museum Square in Amsterdam, waving rainbow flags and chanting slogans criticizing the Russian government`s homosexuality policies.
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More than 2,000 gay rights supporters protesting at Museum Square in Amsterdam, waving rainbow flags and chanting slogans criticizing the Russian government`s homosexuality policies.

Katy Perry wears a grill that says
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Katy Perry wears a grill that says "ROAR" as she poses at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Activists of Avaaz, a campaign network, protesting the rape of a 22 year old photojournalist in Mumbai, walk in a silent rally in Kolkata.
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Activists of Avaaz, a campaign network, protesting the rape of a 22 year old photojournalist in Mumbai, walk in a silent rally in Kolkata.

People release balloons with messages printed on them during an event to honor those who have died from cancer organized by The Youth Against Cancer Foundation in Quito, Ecuador.
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People release balloons with messages printed on them during an event to honor those who have died from cancer organized by The Youth Against Cancer Foundation in Quito, Ecuador.

Television personality Jenni
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Television personality Jenni "JWOW" Farley attends the InTouch Icons and Idols Party, in New York.

Thomas D`Souza, archbishop of Kolkata receives the holy urn from Missionaries of Charity Superior General Sister Mary Prema during a special mass marking the birth anniversary of Mother Teresa in Kolkata.
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Thomas D`Souza, archbishop of Kolkata receives the holy urn from Missionaries of Charity Superior General Sister Mary Prema during a special mass marking the birth anniversary of Mother Teresa in Kolkata.

Sri Lankan police officers try to stop members of the pro-government hardline Buddhist group known as Ravana Balaya, or Ravana Force, during a protest outside the U.N. office in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan police officers try to stop members of the pro-government hardline Buddhist group known as Ravana Balaya, or Ravana Force, during a protest outside the U.N. office in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

People on boats try to reach a safer ground after the overflowing of the Ganges River following heavy monsoon rains in Salori.
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People on boats try to reach a safer ground after the overflowing of the Ganges River following heavy monsoon rains in Salori.

Students shout slogans during a rally at Rizal Park, in Manila, to call for the scrapping of a corruption-tainted development fund known as pork barrel, that allows lawmakers to allocate government money for projects in their districts.
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Students shout slogans during a rally at Rizal Park, in Manila, to call for the scrapping of a corruption-tainted development fund known as pork barrel, that allows lawmakers to allocate government money for projects in their districts.

An Indian girl cadet of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) takes aim during a training session in arms in Allahabad.
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An Indian girl cadet of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) takes aim during a training session in arms in Allahabad.

A former Maoist rebel carries his daughter during a ceremony at Nepalese Military Academy in Kharipati, Nepal.
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A former Maoist rebel carries his daughter during a ceremony at Nepalese Military Academy in Kharipati, Nepal.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, left, shakes hand with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif prior to their meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai, left, shakes hand with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif prior to their meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Supporters of World Hindu Council or Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) push a policeman during a protest in New Delhi.
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Supporters of World Hindu Council or Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) push a policeman during a protest in New Delhi.

Journalists attend a press conference addressed by Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh, left, in Mumbai.
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Journalists attend a press conference addressed by Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh, left, in Mumbai.

Indian supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad( VHP) or World Hindu Council shout slogans as they protest in Ahmedabad.
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Indian supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad( VHP) or World Hindu Council shout slogans as they protest in Ahmedabad.

Revellers dance as they parade through the streets during the Notting Hill Carnival in London.
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Revellers dance as they parade through the streets during the Notting Hill Carnival in London.

A model displays a creation by Sharvan Kumar at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.
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A model displays a creation by Sharvan Kumar at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.

Members of Ashodaya Samithi, an organization for homosexual and transgender sex workers, listen to a speaker during a protest in Bangalore.
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Members of Ashodaya Samithi, an organization for homosexual and transgender sex workers, listen to a speaker during a protest in Bangalore.

The Rim Fire burns along Highway 120 near Yosemite National Park, Calif., With winds gusting to 50 mph on Sierra mountain ridges and flames jumping from treetop to treetop, hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to protect this and other communities in the path of the Rim Fire raging north of Yosemite National Park.
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The Rim Fire burns along Highway 120 near Yosemite National Park, Calif., With winds gusting to 50 mph on Sierra mountain ridges and flames jumping from treetop to treetop, hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to protect this and other communities in the path of the Rim Fire raging north of Yosemite National Park.