Day in Pics: 2nd December

Dec 02, 2012, 08:37 AM IST
Fireworks explode over the floating Christmas tree in Lagoa lake at the annual holiday tree lighting event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Fireworks explode over the floating Christmas tree in Lagoa lake at the annual holiday tree lighting event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Real Madrid`s coach Jose Mourinho from Portugal reacts before a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.
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Real Madrid`s coach Jose Mourinho from Portugal reacts before a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.

People shout slogans during a demonstration in front of the Interior Ministry in Tunis, in solidarity with the people of Tunisia`s town of Siliana where protestors clashed with police.
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People shout slogans during a demonstration in front of the Interior Ministry in Tunis, in solidarity with the people of Tunisia`s town of Siliana where protestors clashed with police.

Supporters and survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy participate in a torch rally in Bhopal.
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Supporters and survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy participate in a torch rally in Bhopal.

Mexico`s new first lady, Angelica Rivera, leaves the National Congress after attending the inauguration of her husband, newly sworn-in President Enrique Pena Nieto, in Mexico City.
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Mexico`s new first lady, Angelica Rivera, leaves the National Congress after attending the inauguration of her husband, newly sworn-in President Enrique Pena Nieto, in Mexico City.

Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco, daughter of Princess Caroline of Hanover`s, takes part in the equestrian
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Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco, daughter of Princess Caroline of Hanover`s, takes part in the equestrian "Style and competition for Amade" show jumping in Villepinte east of Paris.

Police vehicles are parked at the entrance as smoke billows out of the Sasago Tunnel on the Chuo Expressway in Koshu, Yamanashi Prefecture, central Japan.
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Police vehicles are parked at the entrance as smoke billows out of the Sasago Tunnel on the Chuo Expressway in Koshu, Yamanashi Prefecture, central Japan.

Tadese Feyse Boru of Ethiopia crosses the finish line during the Shanghai International Marathon.
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Tadese Feyse Boru of Ethiopia crosses the finish line during the Shanghai International Marathon.

South Africa`s Hashim Amla celebrates after hitting a century on day three of the third cricket test match against Australia in Perth.
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South Africa`s Hashim Amla celebrates after hitting a century on day three of the third cricket test match against Australia in Perth.

From left, Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton join the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees John Paul Jones, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Page, Natalia Makarova, Robert Plant, Dustin Hoffman, and David Letterman for a group photo after the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors gala in Washington.
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From left, Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton join the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees John Paul Jones, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Page, Natalia Makarova, Robert Plant, Dustin Hoffman, and David Letterman for a group photo after the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors gala in Washington.

Bangladesh’s Anamul Haque, left, acknowledges the crowed after scoring a century during the second one day international cricket match against West Indies in Khulna, Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh’s Anamul Haque, left, acknowledges the crowed after scoring a century during the second one day international cricket match against West Indies in Khulna, Bangladesh.

Riot police form a cordon as several thousand supporters of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi surround the Supreme Constitutional Court on Sunday to prevent the judges from entering and ruling on the legitimacy of the nation`s Islamist-dominated constituent assembly.
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Riot police form a cordon as several thousand supporters of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi surround the Supreme Constitutional Court on Sunday to prevent the judges from entering and ruling on the legitimacy of the nation`s Islamist-dominated constituent assembly.

A devotee walks barefoot on a fire pit as a ritual before proceeding for a pilgrimage to Sabarimala, in Ahmadabad.
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A devotee walks barefoot on a fire pit as a ritual before proceeding for a pilgrimage to Sabarimala, in Ahmadabad.

A member of Naga tribe performs a warrior dance during the Hornbill festival in Kisama village, on the outskirts of Kohima, in the northern Indian state of Nagaland.
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A member of Naga tribe performs a warrior dance during the Hornbill festival in Kisama village, on the outskirts of Kohima, in the northern Indian state of Nagaland.

Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi, a rights activist of the transgender community, attends an awareness event to commemorate World AIDS Day in New Delhi. The event was organized to promote equality and empowerment among marginalized communities affected by HIV/AIDS.
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Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi, a rights activist of the transgender community, attends an awareness event to commemorate World AIDS Day in New Delhi. The event was organized to promote equality and empowerment among marginalized communities affected by HIV/AIDS.

Members of Pakistani Hindu community sit next to the rubble of a Hindu temple, which was destroyed on Saturday by a builder, in Karachi.
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Members of Pakistani Hindu community sit next to the rubble of a Hindu temple, which was destroyed on Saturday by a builder, in Karachi.

Tennis superstar Boris Becker of Germany and his wife Lily pose for a photograph in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra. Becker is on a personal visit to India, according to local reports.
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Tennis superstar Boris Becker of Germany and his wife Lily pose for a photograph in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra. Becker is on a personal visit to India, according to local reports.

Cambodian burn incense sticks from candle lights, offering prayers for the late King Norodom Sihanouk in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Cambodian burn incense sticks from candle lights, offering prayers for the late King Norodom Sihanouk in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

A supporter of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community displays a self-made colorful attire as he participates in a rally on the last day of Bengaluru Pride and Karnataka Queer Habba or Festival 2012 organized by Coalition of Sexual Minority Rights, in Bangalore.
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A supporter of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community displays a self-made colorful attire as he participates in a rally on the last day of Bengaluru Pride and Karnataka Queer Habba or Festival 2012 organized by Coalition of Sexual Minority Rights, in Bangalore.

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans as riot police, left, stand guard in front of the entrance of Egypt’s top court, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans as riot police, left, stand guard in front of the entrance of Egypt’s top court, in Cairo, Egypt.