Day in Pics: 26th May

May 26, 2013, 08:48 AM IST
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FILE – Mahendra Karma, center, lawmaker and founder of Salwa Judum, the government-supported militia to combat Communist rebels known as Naxalites, is surrounded by bodyguards at his residence in Jagdalpur, in the central Indian state of Chattisgarh.

FILE – Mahendra Karma, center, lawmaker and founder of Salwa Judum, the government-supported militia to combat Communist rebels known as Naxalites, is surrounded by bodyguards at his residence in Jagdalpur, in the central Indian state of Chattisgarh.

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A demonstrator wearing as Guy Fawkes mask holds a sign that reads in Spanish

A demonstrator wearing as Guy Fawkes mask holds a sign that reads in Spanish "Get out Monsanto from Argentina" near the offices of the US-based company Monsanto in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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A young Turkish couple kiss to protest against subway official`s harassment of a couple for kissing in public last week, inside a subway stop in Ankara, Turkey.

A young Turkish couple kiss to protest against subway official`s harassment of a couple for kissing in public last week, inside a subway stop in Ankara, Turkey.

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Kashmiri Muslim supporters and activists of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) participate in a hunger strike in Srinagar, India.

Kashmiri Muslim supporters and activists of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) participate in a hunger strike in Srinagar, India.

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Egyptian opposition activists shout anti-Muslim brotherhood slogans as anti-riot soldiers, not shown, prevent them from getting close to the Shura Council, the upper house of Parliament, during a protest against the new judicial law in Cairo, Egypt. Arabic reads,

Egyptian opposition activists shout anti-Muslim brotherhood slogans as anti-riot soldiers, not shown, prevent them from getting close to the Shura Council, the upper house of Parliament, during a protest against the new judicial law in Cairo, Egypt. Arabic reads, " depart."

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Actress and jury member Nicole Kidman arrives for the screening of the film Venus in Fur in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.

Actress and jury member Nicole Kidman arrives for the screening of the film Venus in Fur in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.

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Women chant slogans as they march in a

Women chant slogans as they march in a "Slut Walk" to protest the mistreatment of women in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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An Indian girl stands in front of a water sprinkler to cool off on a hot summer day in Hyderabad.

An Indian girl stands in front of a water sprinkler to cool off on a hot summer day in Hyderabad.

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh releases a book during the Silver Jubilee celebration of Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI in Mumbai.

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh releases a book during the Silver Jubilee celebration of Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI in Mumbai.

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India`s cricket chief Narainswamy Srinivasan, center, walks towards his car after arriving at the airport in Mumbai. Srinivasan has dismissed calls for his resignation after his son-in-law  Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested by police for his alleged role in spot-fixing during the IPL.

India`s cricket chief Narainswamy Srinivasan, center, walks towards his car after arriving at the airport in Mumbai. Srinivasan has dismissed calls for his resignation after his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested by police for his alleged role in spot-fixing during the IPL.

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Venezuela`s President Nicolas Maduro, left, gives a photograph of late President Hugo Chavez to Bolivia`s President Evo Morales at a meeting in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Venezuela`s President Nicolas Maduro, left, gives a photograph of late President Hugo Chavez to Bolivia`s President Evo Morales at a meeting in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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Buddhist monks gather for the commemoration of Vesak or Buddha`s birthday at Sewu temple in Klaten , Central Java,Indonesia.

Buddhist monks gather for the commemoration of Vesak or Buddha`s birthday at Sewu temple in Klaten , Central Java,Indonesia.

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Tororo, a 19-year-old male white whale, kisses trainer Kaoru Umezu, 27, during a performance at a show at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium-amusement park complex in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo.

Tororo, a 19-year-old male white whale, kisses trainer Kaoru Umezu, 27, during a performance at a show at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium-amusement park complex in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo.

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Dortmund`s Nuri Sahin and his wife Tugba arrive for the club`s party at the Natural History Museum in London, England.

Dortmund`s Nuri Sahin and his wife Tugba arrive for the club`s party at the Natural History Museum in London, England.

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Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez gestures to supporters at a rally outside the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez gestures to supporters at a rally outside the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Indian actress and UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador Aishwarya Rai Bachchan delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the 21st Life Ball in front of city hall in Vienna, Austria.

Indian actress and UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador Aishwarya Rai Bachchan delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the 21st Life Ball in front of city hall in Vienna, Austria.

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Unidentified relatives of an injured of a rebel attack cry outside a government hospital in Raipur. About 200 suspected Maoist rebels set off a land mine and opened fire on a convoy of cars carrying local leaders and supporters of Congress party, killing at least 28 people and wounding 24 others.

Unidentified relatives of an injured of a rebel attack cry outside a government hospital in Raipur. About 200 suspected Maoist rebels set off a land mine and opened fire on a convoy of cars carrying local leaders and supporters of Congress party, killing at least 28 people and wounding 24 others.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with South Sudan`s President Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with South Sudan`s President Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa.

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Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke speaks at a press conference at Sydney International Airport.

Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke speaks at a press conference at Sydney International Airport.

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US actress Cameron Diaz arrives in the paddock prior to the start of the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco.

US actress Cameron Diaz arrives in the paddock prior to the start of the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco.

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A damaged bus lies beside the high way road in Phyu, Myanmar.

A damaged bus lies beside the high way road in Phyu, Myanmar.

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Serena Williams, of the USA, returns the ball to Georgia`s Anna Tatishvili during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium.

Serena Williams, of the USA, returns the ball to Georgia`s Anna Tatishvili during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium.

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Protestors burn an effigy of India`s cricket chief Narainswamy Srinivasan as they demand his resignation in Kolkata.

Protestors burn an effigy of India`s cricket chief Narainswamy Srinivasan as they demand his resignation in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress party President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, background left, arrive at the Raipur airport following Saturday`s Maoist attack in a densely forested area, Chhattisgarh state.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress party President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, background left, arrive at the Raipur airport following Saturday`s Maoist attack in a densely forested area, Chhattisgarh state.

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80-year-old Japanese climber Yuichiro Miura, who became the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest on Thursday, is garlanded as he returns from camp 2 by helicopter in Katmandu.

80-year-old Japanese climber Yuichiro Miura, who became the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest on Thursday, is garlanded as he returns from camp 2 by helicopter in Katmandu.

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Narainswamy Srinivasan gestures during a press conference in Kolkata.

Narainswamy Srinivasan gestures during a press conference in Kolkata.

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