Day in Pics: 29th October

Oct 29, 2012, 08:42 AM IST
Fernando Haddad, Sao Paulo`s Mayor-elect, right, kisses his wife Stela Haddad as his celebrates after winning Mayoral elections in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Fernando Haddad, Sao Paulo`s Mayor-elect, right, kisses his wife Stela Haddad as his celebrates after winning Mayoral elections in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A surfer holds tight to his board against the strong winds and high surf of the Atlantic Ocean before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y.
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A surfer holds tight to his board against the strong winds and high surf of the Atlantic Ocean before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y.

Masked Bahraini anti-government protesters carry petrol bombs ahead of a march in Malkiya, Bahrain, where marchers were calling for freedom for political prisoners and honoring those killed in the uprising from Bahrain`s western villages.
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Masked Bahraini anti-government protesters carry petrol bombs ahead of a march in Malkiya, Bahrain, where marchers were calling for freedom for political prisoners and honoring those killed in the uprising from Bahrain`s western villages.

Supporters of the Social Democratic Alliance of Macedonia with their faces painted in party colors, attend a protest rally by the joint opposition parties in downtown Skopje, Macedonia.
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Supporters of the Social Democratic Alliance of Macedonia with their faces painted in party colors, attend a protest rally by the joint opposition parties in downtown Skopje, Macedonia.

President Barack Obama reacts after realizing he dialed the wrong number while making calls from a local campaign field office during a unscheduled visit, in Orlando, Fla.
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President Barack Obama reacts after realizing he dialed the wrong number while making calls from a local campaign field office during a unscheduled visit, in Orlando, Fla.

Saina Nehwal of India, plays a shot to Minatsu Mitani of Japan during the Women`s singles final of the French Open Badminton tournament in Paris. Minatsu Mitani defeated Saina Nehwal, 21-19, 21-11.
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Saina Nehwal of India, plays a shot to Minatsu Mitani of Japan during the Women`s singles final of the French Open Badminton tournament in Paris. Minatsu Mitani defeated Saina Nehwal, 21-19, 21-11.

Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, right, who is currently under hospital arrest, talks to her husband Jose Miguel Arroyo, prior to the start of her arraignment at the Sandiganbayan (Anti-graft Court) Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila.
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Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, right, who is currently under hospital arrest, talks to her husband Jose Miguel Arroyo, prior to the start of her arraignment at the Sandiganbayan (Anti-graft Court) Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila.

San Francisco Giants fans celebrate outside PacBell Park, in San Francisco after the Giants swept baseball`s World Series against the Detroit Tigers.
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San Francisco Giants fans celebrate outside PacBell Park, in San Francisco after the Giants swept baseball`s World Series against the Detroit Tigers.

Lotus flowers are thrown by worshippers on to a Buddha statue during the Lotus Flower Receiving Festival in Bang Phli district, Samut Prakarn province, east of Bangkok, Thailand.
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Lotus flowers are thrown by worshippers on to a Buddha statue during the Lotus Flower Receiving Festival in Bang Phli district, Samut Prakarn province, east of Bangkok, Thailand.

Chris Shivers takes his final ride before retirement on Smackdown at the Professional Bull Riders World Finals rodeo event, in Las Vegas.
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Chris Shivers takes his final ride before retirement on Smackdown at the Professional Bull Riders World Finals rodeo event, in Las Vegas.

An insect flies near Spain`s Princess Letizia during a photo call for the Prince of Asturias awards in Oviedo, northern Spain.
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An insect flies near Spain`s Princess Letizia during a photo call for the Prince of Asturias awards in Oviedo, northern Spain.

Jordan`s Prince El Hassan bin Talal, left, talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a meeting at Singh`s residence in New Delhi.
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Jordan`s Prince El Hassan bin Talal, left, talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a meeting at Singh`s residence in New Delhi.

Female Giant Panda
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Female Giant Panda "Jia Jia", one of two Giant Pandas from China is seen in its enclosure, in Singapore.

Hindu women devotees offer prayers to the Sun God on “Somvati Purnima” or a full moon day that falls on a Monday at Sangam in Allahabad.
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Hindu women devotees offer prayers to the Sun God on “Somvati Purnima” or a full moon day that falls on a Monday at Sangam in Allahabad.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, arrives to give religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala. The three-day talk ending Wednesday is requested by a Buddhist group from South Korea.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, arrives to give religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala. The three-day talk ending Wednesday is requested by a Buddhist group from South Korea.

Sarah Pool of Woodland, CA, is dressed in a wedding gown during the Halloween 10k mud run at the Merrell Down & Dirty National Mud and Obstacle Series Presented by Subaru, at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area in Sacramento, CA.
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Sarah Pool of Woodland, CA, is dressed in a wedding gown during the Halloween 10k mud run at the Merrell Down & Dirty National Mud and Obstacle Series Presented by Subaru, at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area in Sacramento, CA.

Yuvraj Singh bats during a practice session ahead of their Tuesday Oct. 30 warm up match against England cricket team in Mumbai.
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Yuvraj Singh bats during a practice session ahead of their Tuesday Oct. 30 warm up match against England cricket team in Mumbai.

A rebel fighter poses for a photo holding handcuffs in the frontline neighborhood of Bustan Al-Pasha shortly after an army jet hits the rebel position in northeast Aleppo, Syria.
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A rebel fighter poses for a photo holding handcuffs in the frontline neighborhood of Bustan Al-Pasha shortly after an army jet hits the rebel position in northeast Aleppo, Syria.

Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, left, walks with U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, as they review the honor guard during a welcoming ceremony in a military base in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, left, walks with U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, as they review the honor guard during a welcoming ceremony in a military base in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Anti-nuclear protesters gather near the Tamil Nadu state assembly building during a protest against a Russian built nuclear power plant in Chennai.
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Anti-nuclear protesters gather near the Tamil Nadu state assembly building during a protest against a Russian built nuclear power plant in Chennai.

The liberal Yabloko party leader, Sergei Mitrokhin, stands with other people lining to lay flowers at the Solovky Stone monument and to read out names of victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin`s purges in Lubyanka Square, with Russian Intelligence, former KGB, headquarters in the background, in Moscow.
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The liberal Yabloko party leader, Sergei Mitrokhin, stands with other people lining to lay flowers at the Solovky Stone monument and to read out names of victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin`s purges in Lubyanka Square, with Russian Intelligence, former KGB, headquarters in the background, in Moscow.

Syrian citizens gather in front of a damaged building that was destroyed by a car bomb, at Jaramana neighborhood, in Damascus, Syria.
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Syrian citizens gather in front of a damaged building that was destroyed by a car bomb, at Jaramana neighborhood, in Damascus, Syria.

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One before departing the Orlando International Airport, in Orlando, Fla., enroute to Washington to monitor Hurricane Sandy.
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President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One before departing the Orlando International Airport, in Orlando, Fla., enroute to Washington to monitor Hurricane Sandy.

Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts with Croatia`s Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic, left, during a private audience at the Vatican.
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Pope Benedict XVI exchanges gifts with Croatia`s Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic, left, during a private audience at the Vatican.

England cricket team captain Alastair Cook speaks during the post arrival media conference in Mumbai.
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England cricket team captain Alastair Cook speaks during the post arrival media conference in Mumbai.

Pakistan`s former test fast bowler Mohammad Asif talks to reporters in Lahore.
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Pakistan`s former test fast bowler Mohammad Asif talks to reporters in Lahore.

Thousands of people holding national flags and placards of Turkey`s founder Kemal Ataturk march to the mausoleum of Ataturk to celebrate the Republic Day in Ankara.
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Thousands of people holding national flags and placards of Turkey`s founder Kemal Ataturk march to the mausoleum of Ataturk to celebrate the Republic Day in Ankara.

Former President Bill Clinton gestures while speaking at a campaign rally for President Barack Obama at the University of Central Florida.
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Former President Bill Clinton gestures while speaking at a campaign rally for President Barack Obama at the University of Central Florida.

Baba Ramdev talks on a mobile phone, as he leaves after a press conference in Ahmadabad.
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Baba Ramdev talks on a mobile phone, as he leaves after a press conference in Ahmadabad.

Narendra Modi, a senior leader of the Bhartiya Janata Party and Chief Minister of Gujarat state, center, is presented a garland on his arrival for an election rally at Kangra in Himachal Pradesh.
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Narendra Modi, a senior leader of the Bhartiya Janata Party and Chief Minister of Gujarat state, center, is presented a garland on his arrival for an election rally at Kangra in Himachal Pradesh.