Day in Pics: 2nd May

May 02, 2014, 09:12 AM IST
President Obama presents the 2014 National Teacher of the Year Sean McComb, a high school English teacher from Maryland who helps push students toward college, with his award during a ceremony to honor the 2014 National Teacher of the Year and finalists in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Obama presents the 2014 National Teacher of the Year Sean McComb, a high school English teacher from Maryland who helps push students toward college, with his award during a ceremony to honor the 2014 National Teacher of the Year and finalists in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Tourists take a `selfie` picture as demonstrators burn a trash container during a May Day rally in Barcelona, Spain. Tens of thousands of workers marked May Day in European cities with a mix of anger and gloom over austerity measures imposed by leaders trying to contain the eurozone`s intractable debt crisis.
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Tourists take a `selfie` picture as demonstrators burn a trash container during a May Day rally in Barcelona, Spain. Tens of thousands of workers marked May Day in European cities with a mix of anger and gloom over austerity measures imposed by leaders trying to contain the eurozone`s intractable debt crisis.

Activists shout slogans during a Workers Day march in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Activists shout slogans during a Workers Day march in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

China`s Huo Liang competes in the men`s 10-meter platform preliminary event at the FINA diving grand prix at the Gatineau Sports Complex in Gatineau, Quebec.
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China`s Huo Liang competes in the men`s 10-meter platform preliminary event at the FINA diving grand prix at the Gatineau Sports Complex in Gatineau, Quebec.

A car burns following a bomb explosion in Abuja, Nigeria. A car bomb exploded on a busy road in Nigeria`s capital late Thursday, killing at least 12 people days before the city is to host a major international economic forum.
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A car burns following a bomb explosion in Abuja, Nigeria. A car bomb exploded on a busy road in Nigeria`s capital late Thursday, killing at least 12 people days before the city is to host a major international economic forum.

Hogle Zoo lion trainer Tonya Matelski uses food and conditioning in training one of the two recently acquired young male lions in the Zoo`s new Lions` Hill exhibit, in Salt Lake City.
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Hogle Zoo lion trainer Tonya Matelski uses food and conditioning in training one of the two recently acquired young male lions in the Zoo`s new Lions` Hill exhibit, in Salt Lake City.

Supporters of Jose Domingo Arias, Presidential candidate for the ruling Democratic Party hold up a flag during their closing campaign rally in Panama City.
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Supporters of Jose Domingo Arias, Presidential candidate for the ruling Democratic Party hold up a flag during their closing campaign rally in Panama City.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and party candidate from Hamirpur Rajinder Rana during an election rally in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh.
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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and party candidate from Hamirpur Rajinder Rana during an election rally in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh.

Priyanka Vadra shakes hands with a police man during the election campaign for her brother and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi.
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Priyanka Vadra shakes hands with a police man during the election campaign for her brother and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi.

Gautam Gambhir and other Kolkata Knight Riders players arrive at Birsa Munda airport for their Indian Premier League cricket match in Ranchi.
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Gautam Gambhir and other Kolkata Knight Riders players arrive at Birsa Munda airport for their Indian Premier League cricket match in Ranchi.

Hindu women devotees take holy dip in the river Ganga on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya festival in Allahabad.
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Hindu women devotees take holy dip in the river Ganga on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya festival in Allahabad.

Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen, Jack Wang, President HTC South Asia, and Faisal Siddiqui, country head HTC India with team coach Gary Kirsten in Gurgaon.
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Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen, Jack Wang, President HTC South Asia, and Faisal Siddiqui, country head HTC India with team coach Gary Kirsten in Gurgaon.

Security personnel at Narsingbari where some people were killed by militants in Baksa district of Assam.
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Security personnel at Narsingbari where some people were killed by militants in Baksa district of Assam.

Dalit community members protest against Yoga guru Ramdev in Allahabad.
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Dalit community members protest against Yoga guru Ramdev in Allahabad.

President Pranab Mukherjee presenting Param Vishist Seva Medal to Air Marshal Dhananjay Parashuram Joshi during the Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
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President Pranab Mukherjee presenting Param Vishist Seva Medal to Air Marshal Dhananjay Parashuram Joshi during the Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

A woman buys gold bangles at a jewellery shop in Chennai on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.
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A woman buys gold bangles at a jewellery shop in Chennai on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.

Sandip Ray,son of legendary film director Satyajit Ray,pays tribute to his father`s potraits on his 93rd birth anniversary,at his residence in Kolkata.
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Sandip Ray,son of legendary film director Satyajit Ray,pays tribute to his father`s potraits on his 93rd birth anniversary,at his residence in Kolkata.

Saradha Chit Fund investors and agents stop a train at Chadpara Railway Station in North 24 Pargana district, West Bengal.
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Saradha Chit Fund investors and agents stop a train at Chadpara Railway Station in North 24 Pargana district, West Bengal.

Brahmin boys take part in a Yajnopavit ritual in Varanasi on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.
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Brahmin boys take part in a Yajnopavit ritual in Varanasi on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.

BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally for party candidate Sharad Tripathi (L) in Sant Kabir Nagar.
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BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally for party candidate Sharad Tripathi (L) in Sant Kabir Nagar.

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal at an election campaign meeting in support of party candidate Kumar Vishwas in Amethi.
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AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal at an election campaign meeting in support of party candidate Kumar Vishwas in Amethi.

Priyanka Vadra addresses villagers during her election campaign for her brother and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi.
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Priyanka Vadra addresses villagers during her election campaign for her brother and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi.