Day in Pics: 27th June

Jun 27, 2014, 08:48 AM IST
Sadhus dance and sing as they wait to register for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine at a base camp in Jammu.
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Sadhus dance and sing as they wait to register for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine at a base camp in Jammu.

Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh at a meeting during a visit to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) headquarters in New Delhi.
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Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh at a meeting during a visit to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) headquarters in New Delhi.

Cindy Su, second from left, holds the hand of her wife Lana Yu who flew from Taiwan to join over 100 gay couples in a mass wedding during World Pride 2014 at Casa Loma in Toronto.
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Cindy Su, second from left, holds the hand of her wife Lana Yu who flew from Taiwan to join over 100 gay couples in a mass wedding during World Pride 2014 at Casa Loma in Toronto.

Karla Rosales, center, a performer in the Fuentes Gasca Brothers Circus, leads a chant during a protest against approved legislation that bans the use of animals in circuses, in Mexico City.
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Karla Rosales, center, a performer in the Fuentes Gasca Brothers Circus, leads a chant during a protest against approved legislation that bans the use of animals in circuses, in Mexico City.

President Barack Obama holds his ice cream cone during a visit to Grand Ole Creamery in St. Paul, Minn.
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President Barack Obama holds his ice cream cone during a visit to Grand Ole Creamery in St. Paul, Minn.

Kayden Dunaway, 6, falls off a sheep during the Mutton Bustin` competition at the Garrard County Fair near Lancaster, Ky.
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Kayden Dunaway, 6, falls off a sheep during the Mutton Bustin` competition at the Garrard County Fair near Lancaster, Ky.

Students from St. Scholastica`s College, a Catholic school in Manila, show the message on their forearms as they shout slogans and display placards during a protest outside their campus in Manila, Philippines. Thousands of Filipino students from the school joined Friday a global campaign to free more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists in Nigeria.
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Students from St. Scholastica`s College, a Catholic school in Manila, show the message on their forearms as they shout slogans and display placards during a protest outside their campus in Manila, Philippines. Thousands of Filipino students from the school joined Friday a global campaign to free more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists in Nigeria.

Indonesian family members pray at the grave of their relative at a cemetery in Jakarta, Indonesia. Prior to the holy fasting month of Ramadan that is expected to begin on Sunday.
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Indonesian family members pray at the grave of their relative at a cemetery in Jakarta, Indonesia. Prior to the holy fasting month of Ramadan that is expected to begin on Sunday.

Vice President Hamid Ansari with Imam Mohammad Yunus Ismaer (right) during a visit to the Great Mosque in Xian, China.
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Vice President Hamid Ansari with Imam Mohammad Yunus Ismaer (right) during a visit to the Great Mosque in Xian, China.

Rickshaw pullers wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in Guwahati.
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Rickshaw pullers wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in Guwahati.

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah attends a protest in Kabul. Afghanistan`s security situation has been complicated by a political crisis stemming from allegations of massive fraud in the recent election to replace President Hamid Karzai, the only leader the country has known since the Taliban regime was ousted nearly 13 years ago.
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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah attends a protest in Kabul. Afghanistan`s security situation has been complicated by a political crisis stemming from allegations of massive fraud in the recent election to replace President Hamid Karzai, the only leader the country has known since the Taliban regime was ousted nearly 13 years ago.

Algerian soccer fans celebrate after their team qualified for the World Cup, in Marseille, southern France.
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Algerian soccer fans celebrate after their team qualified for the World Cup, in Marseille, southern France.

Flames rise in the background of houses after a state-owned gas pipeline exploded in Nagaram village, in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Flames rise in the background of houses after a state-owned gas pipeline exploded in Nagaram village, in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Part-time and temporary arts workers, striking artists and theater personnel, known as `intermittents`, hold fake coffins as they take the streets in Marseille, southern France, to protest against government plans to reform the unemployment benefits insurance agreement.
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Part-time and temporary arts workers, striking artists and theater personnel, known as `intermittents`, hold fake coffins as they take the streets in Marseille, southern France, to protest against government plans to reform the unemployment benefits insurance agreement.

Children pray for the rains at a school in Moradabad.
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Children pray for the rains at a school in Moradabad.

Eminent actress and Trinamool Congress MLA Debashree Roy pays tribute to legendary music composer and singer R D Burman on his 75th birth anniversary in Kolkata.
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Eminent actress and Trinamool Congress MLA Debashree Roy pays tribute to legendary music composer and singer R D Burman on his 75th birth anniversary in Kolkata.

Police officers and rescue workers carry the body of a pipeline blast victim in Nagaram village, Andhra Pradesh. A state-owned gas pipeline exploded and burst into flames, killing at least 15 people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of neighboring villages in Andhra Pradesh.
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Police officers and rescue workers carry the body of a pipeline blast victim in Nagaram village, Andhra Pradesh. A state-owned gas pipeline exploded and burst into flames, killing at least 15 people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of neighboring villages in Andhra Pradesh.