Day in Pics: 2nd January

Jan 02, 2013, 08:39 AM IST
Olympic gymnasts Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney ride in the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif.
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Olympic gymnasts Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney ride in the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif.

Australia`s captain Michael Clarke, left, chats with former captain Steve Waugh during the team`s training ahead of the third test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Sydney.
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Australia`s captain Michael Clarke, left, chats with former captain Steve Waugh during the team`s training ahead of the third test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Sydney.

People run into the cold waters of Deep Cove in Indian Arm, North Vancouver during the Penguin Plunge on New Year`s Day.
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People run into the cold waters of Deep Cove in Indian Arm, North Vancouver during the Penguin Plunge on New Year`s Day.

An anti-government protester raises a paper with Chinese words reads ` Police Calm down ` in front of police officers as she blocks a main road in downtown Hong Kong at New Year`s Day to call for the resignation of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.
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An anti-government protester raises a paper with Chinese words reads ` Police Calm down ` in front of police officers as she blocks a main road in downtown Hong Kong at New Year`s Day to call for the resignation of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.

An Indian man shouts slogans during a protest to mourn the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi.
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An Indian man shouts slogans during a protest to mourn the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi.

Angelique Kerber of Germany reacts to a line call in her 2nd round match against Monica Puig of Puerto Rico during the Brisbane International tennis tournament.
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Angelique Kerber of Germany reacts to a line call in her 2nd round match against Monica Puig of Puerto Rico during the Brisbane International tennis tournament.

Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his wife Supriya watch the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament.
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Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his wife Supriya watch the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament.

An Indian walks surrounded by fog as the sun rises in Ajmer.
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An Indian walks surrounded by fog as the sun rises in Ajmer.

Models pose with LG Electronics` organic light-emitting diode (OLED) television in Seoul, South Korea.
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Models pose with LG Electronics` organic light-emitting diode (OLED) television in Seoul, South Korea.

A Kashmiri boatman breaks the frozen surface of the Dal lake as frost is seen at the banks in Srinagar.
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A Kashmiri boatman breaks the frozen surface of the Dal lake as frost is seen at the banks in Srinagar.

South African team members react as they take the wicket of New Zealand`s Trent Boult during a five day test in Cape Town, South Africa.
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South African team members react as they take the wicket of New Zealand`s Trent Boult during a five day test in Cape Town, South Africa.

Women carry signs as they march to mourn the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi.
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Women carry signs as they march to mourn the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi.

Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience in the Paul IV hall at the Vatican.
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Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience in the Paul IV hall at the Vatican.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus reacts after winning her second round match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6-3, 6-3 during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Australia.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus reacts after winning her second round match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6-3, 6-3 during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Australia.

French firefighters respond to the scene of a fire in Gennevilliers, north of Paris. A fire in an apartment complex in an impoverished Paris suburb has killed five people, including two children.
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French firefighters respond to the scene of a fire in Gennevilliers, north of Paris. A fire in an apartment complex in an impoverished Paris suburb has killed five people, including two children.

Palestinian members of Hamas` special security unit demonstrate freeing hostages from a hijacked helicopter during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City.
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Palestinian members of Hamas` special security unit demonstrate freeing hostages from a hijacked helicopter during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City.

This citizen journalism image taken from video provided by Shaam News Network, shows a wounded man being pulled from the site of a Syrian government airstrike on a gas station in the eastern Damascus suburb of Mleiha, Syria.
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This citizen journalism image taken from video provided by Shaam News Network, shows a wounded man being pulled from the site of a Syrian government airstrike on a gas station in the eastern Damascus suburb of Mleiha, Syria.

Darcia Anthony, left, and Danielle Williams react after participating in a wedding ceremony at City Hall in Baltimore, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Same-sex couples in Maryland are now legally permitted to marry under a new law that went into effect after midnight on Tuesday.
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Darcia Anthony, left, and Danielle Williams react after participating in a wedding ceremony at City Hall in Baltimore, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Same-sex couples in Maryland are now legally permitted to marry under a new law that went into effect after midnight on Tuesday.

Laborers warm themselves sitting around a bonfire in New Delhi. Dense fog enveloped the city in the morning hours affecting road and rail traffic as well as operations at the International Airport.
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Laborers warm themselves sitting around a bonfire in New Delhi. Dense fog enveloped the city in the morning hours affecting road and rail traffic as well as operations at the International Airport.