Day in Pics: 26th January

Jan 26, 2014, 10:35 AM IST
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India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi receives a garland during a youth convention at Himatnagar, about 80 kilometers from Ahmedabad.

India`s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi receives a garland during a youth convention at Himatnagar, about 80 kilometers from Ahmedabad.

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Hot air balloons take off during the 36th International Hot Air Balloon week, in the skiing resort of Chateau d`Oex, in the Swiss Alps.

Hot air balloons take off during the 36th International Hot Air Balloon week, in the skiing resort of Chateau d`Oex, in the Swiss Alps.

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A protester throws a Molotov cocktail towards riot police during a clash in central Kiev, Ukraine.

A protester throws a Molotov cocktail towards riot police during a clash in central Kiev, Ukraine.

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Jason Lamy Chappuis of France soars through the air during the trial jump at the team competition at the Nordic Combined FIS World Cup in Oberstdorf, southern Germany.

Jason Lamy Chappuis of France soars through the air during the trial jump at the team competition at the Nordic Combined FIS World Cup in Oberstdorf, southern Germany.

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China`s Li Na poses for photos at Brighton Beach with her Australian Open trophy following her win over Slovakia`s Dominika Cibulkova in Melbourne.

China`s Li Na poses for photos at Brighton Beach with her Australian Open trophy following her win over Slovakia`s Dominika Cibulkova in Melbourne.

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A man dressed as Batman holds a sign that reads in Portuguese `We want FIFA quality hospitals` as a woman in a super hero costume flexes her muscles at a protest demanding better public services in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A man dressed as Batman holds a sign that reads in Portuguese `We want FIFA quality hospitals` as a woman in a super hero costume flexes her muscles at a protest demanding better public services in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Australia`s Michael Clarke is bowled by England`s Tim Bresnan during their one-day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

Australia`s Michael Clarke is bowled by England`s Tim Bresnan during their one-day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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KISS performs prior to the Los Angeles Kings game against the Anaheim Ducks in an NHL outdoor hockey game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

KISS performs prior to the Los Angeles Kings game against the Anaheim Ducks in an NHL outdoor hockey game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

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Saina Nehwal in action against Xuan Deng of China during their semi-final of the Syed Modi Inaternational Grand Prix Gold badminton Championship in Lucknow.

Saina Nehwal in action against Xuan Deng of China during their semi-final of the Syed Modi Inaternational Grand Prix Gold badminton Championship in Lucknow.

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President Pranab Mukherjee addressing the nation on the eve of 65th Republic Day Celebrations at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

President Pranab Mukherjee addressing the nation on the eve of 65th Republic Day Celebrations at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Real Madrid`s Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, top, tries to score in between opposition players during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.

Real Madrid`s Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, top, tries to score in between opposition players during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.

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Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada, hold the trophy along with second placed Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau of Romania, after winning their mixed doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada, hold the trophy along with second placed Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau of Romania, after winning their mixed doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

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Children play with snowmen on display during an annual Ice Festival in Hwacheon, South Korea.

Children play with snowmen on display during an annual Ice Festival in Hwacheon, South Korea.

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Supporters of India`s Aam Admi, or Common Man`s, party, shout slogans carrying broom, the party symbol, as they march towards Gandhinagar, ahead of the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmedabad.

Supporters of India`s Aam Admi, or Common Man`s, party, shout slogans carrying broom, the party symbol, as they march towards Gandhinagar, ahead of the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmedabad.

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Fireworks explode over Darling Harbour during Australia Day celebrations in Sydney.

Fireworks explode over Darling Harbour during Australia Day celebrations in Sydney.

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Participants cheer as they throw colored powder into the air during the Color Run in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Participants cheer as they throw colored powder into the air during the Color Run in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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India’s opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers wearing paper masks of their Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, sell tea at a railway station as part of their campaign for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Bhopal.

India’s opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers wearing paper masks of their Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, sell tea at a railway station as part of their campaign for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Bhopal.

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The Australian team members celebrate winning the series during their One Day International cricket match against England in Adelaide.

The Australian team members celebrate winning the series during their One Day International cricket match against England in Adelaide.

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Participants dressed as Chinese gods take part in a traditional parade called `Grebeg Sudiro` to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year at the China town in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia.

Participants dressed as Chinese gods take part in a traditional parade called `Grebeg Sudiro` to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year at the China town in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Saina Nehwal with winning trophy in the women title of Syed Modi international India Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championship at BBD Badminton Academy in Lucknow.

Saina Nehwal with winning trophy in the women title of Syed Modi international India Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championship at BBD Badminton Academy in Lucknow.

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