Day in Pics: 26th December

Dec 26, 2012, 08:38 AM IST
A car tries to navigate down a street littered with downed tree limbs and other debris after a tornado touched down in the Midtown area of Mobile, Ala.
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A car tries to navigate down a street littered with downed tree limbs and other debris after a tornado touched down in the Midtown area of Mobile, Ala.

Indian cricket fans react to the camera as they line up to get inside the Chinnaswamy Stadium, the venue of first Twenty20 cricket match between India and Pakistan, in Bangalore.
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Indian cricket fans react to the camera as they line up to get inside the Chinnaswamy Stadium, the venue of first Twenty20 cricket match between India and Pakistan, in Bangalore.

Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara, left is congratulated by team mate Thilan Samaraweera, right after scoring 10,000 test career runs while playing against Australia on the first day of their cricket test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
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Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara, left is congratulated by team mate Thilan Samaraweera, right after scoring 10,000 test career runs while playing against Australia on the first day of their cricket test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Indian journalists walk with their two wheelers at the funeral procession of fellow journalist Bwizamani Singh in Imphal.
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Indian journalists walk with their two wheelers at the funeral procession of fellow journalist Bwizamani Singh in Imphal.

President Barack Obama visits with members of the military and their families in Anderson Hall at Marine Corp Base Hawaii, in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
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President Barack Obama visits with members of the military and their families in Anderson Hall at Marine Corp Base Hawaii, in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi is presented with a floral garland after he was elected as the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature party in Gandhinagar.
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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi is presented with a floral garland after he was elected as the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature party in Gandhinagar.

World No. 1 tennis player Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with President of Thailand`s Tennis Association Suwat Liptapallop upon her arrival at Suvarnabhumi international airport in Bangkok.
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World No. 1 tennis player Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with President of Thailand`s Tennis Association Suwat Liptapallop upon her arrival at Suvarnabhumi international airport in Bangkok.

Children play in a flooded street in downtown Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia. The downtown was hit by flash floods after heavy rain.
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Children play in a flooded street in downtown Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia. The downtown was hit by flash floods after heavy rain.

A high-speed train G802 leaves for Beijing from Shijiazhuang, capital of north China`s Hebei Province.
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A high-speed train G802 leaves for Beijing from Shijiazhuang, capital of north China`s Hebei Province.

Human rights activists demonstrate outside the ground before the start of the Australia vs. Sri Lanka cricket test match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia.
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Human rights activists demonstrate outside the ground before the start of the Australia vs. Sri Lanka cricket test match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures as he arrives to attend a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of exile Tibetans settlement in New Delhi.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures as he arrives to attend a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of exile Tibetans settlement in New Delhi.

An Acehnese woman sprinkles flowers on a mass grave during a prayer commemorating the 8th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia.
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An Acehnese woman sprinkles flowers on a mass grave during a prayer commemorating the 8th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia.

Salman Khurshid, shakes hands with Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav during a meeting in New Delhi.
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Salman Khurshid, shakes hands with Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav during a meeting in New Delhi.

Indian people perform rituals and offer milk on Marina beach, that was hit by the 2004 tsunami, in Chennai.
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Indian people perform rituals and offer milk on Marina beach, that was hit by the 2004 tsunami, in Chennai.

India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, Narendra Modi, right, and Sushma Swaraj greet each other before his oath taking ceremony, in Ahmadabad.
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India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, Narendra Modi, right, and Sushma Swaraj greet each other before his oath taking ceremony, in Ahmadabad.

Pakistani`s Shahid Afridi smiles upon his arrival at the team hotel ahead of the second Twenty20 cricket match against India in Ahmadabad.
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Pakistani`s Shahid Afridi smiles upon his arrival at the team hotel ahead of the second Twenty20 cricket match against India in Ahmadabad.

Residents look as a fire burns out a residential homes and a warehouse on Lagos Island in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Residents look as a fire burns out a residential homes and a warehouse on Lagos Island in Lagos, Nigeria.

Bangladesh’s main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Khaleda Zia, center, leaves for the next venue after addressing one of the rallies in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh’s main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Khaleda Zia, center, leaves for the next venue after addressing one of the rallies in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Pakistani police officers carry coffins with the bodies of their colleagues killed by unknown gunmen, during their funeral procession in Karachi, Pakistan.
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Pakistani police officers carry coffins with the bodies of their colleagues killed by unknown gunmen, during their funeral procession in Karachi, Pakistan.

Indian students protesting against the brutal gang-rape of a woman on a bus last week in New Delhi, hold a banner and placards during a protest in Allahabad.
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Indian students protesting against the brutal gang-rape of a woman on a bus last week in New Delhi, hold a banner and placards during a protest in Allahabad.