Day in Pics: 28th February

Feb 28, 2014, 09:24 AM IST
A demonstrator, bottom right, picks up a teargas canister fired by the Bolivarian National Guard as others run away as security forces disperse them from blocking a major highway in Caracas, Venezuel.
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A demonstrator, bottom right, picks up a teargas canister fired by the Bolivarian National Guard as others run away as security forces disperse them from blocking a major highway in Caracas, Venezuel.

Mountain climber Karina Mezova, front, and Abdul-Khalim Elmezov, head of Kabardino-Balkaria climbing federation, head to light the Olympic flame on the summit of Mt. Elbrus during the Olympic torch relay in Kabardino-Balkaria province, southern Russia.
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Mountain climber Karina Mezova, front, and Abdul-Khalim Elmezov, head of Kabardino-Balkaria climbing federation, head to light the Olympic flame on the summit of Mt. Elbrus during the Olympic torch relay in Kabardino-Balkaria province, southern Russia.

Washington Wizards` Trevor Booker, center right, takes a pass from the grounded John Wall, left, in front of the Toronto Raptors defense during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto.
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Washington Wizards` Trevor Booker, center right, takes a pass from the grounded John Wall, left, in front of the Toronto Raptors defense during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto.

Queen and princess of the `Rua do Mercado` band carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Queen and princess of the `Rua do Mercado` band carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Members of the all-female group `The Camel Toe Lady Steppers` march in the Krewe of Muses Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.
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Members of the all-female group `The Camel Toe Lady Steppers` march in the Krewe of Muses Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

Sania Mirza during the inauguration of a fitness centre in Chennai.
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Sania Mirza during the inauguration of a fitness centre in Chennai.

Shikhar Dhawan acknowledges the crowed after scoring fifty runs during the Asia Cup one-day international cricket tournament against Sri Lanka in Fatullah, near Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Shikhar Dhawan acknowledges the crowed after scoring fifty runs during the Asia Cup one-day international cricket tournament against Sri Lanka in Fatullah, near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Policemen detain Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik during a protest in Srinagar.
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Policemen detain Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik during a protest in Srinagar.

Students from different schools in Manila display placards during a rally to coincide with the last day of tuition hike consultations authorized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in the country, outside a private university in Manila.
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Students from different schools in Manila display placards during a rally to coincide with the last day of tuition hike consultations authorized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in the country, outside a private university in Manila.

North Korean trainers direct dolphins performing at a dolphinarium in Pyongyang, North Korea.
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North Korean trainers direct dolphins performing at a dolphinarium in Pyongyang, North Korea.

A woman lays flowers at the spot where a protester was killed in a recent clash with riot police in Kiev`s Independence Square, Ukraine.
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A woman lays flowers at the spot where a protester was killed in a recent clash with riot police in Kiev`s Independence Square, Ukraine.

Rahul Gandhi interacts with `aanganwadi` workers and cooks of mid-day meals at Chinhat in Lucknow.
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Rahul Gandhi interacts with `aanganwadi` workers and cooks of mid-day meals at Chinhat in Lucknow.

Shiv Sena activists protest against the corruption of Congress-NCP leaders in Mumbai.
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Shiv Sena activists protest against the corruption of Congress-NCP leaders in Mumbai.

People walk with a plastic sheet during rains in New Delhi.
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People walk with a plastic sheet during rains in New Delhi.