Day in Pics: 30th June

Jun 30, 2014, 08:48 AM IST
Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the second IndyCar Grand Prix of Houston auto race, in Houston.
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the second IndyCar Grand Prix of Houston auto race, in Houston.

Parade goers celebrate during the WorldPride Parade in Toronto, Ontario. The parade, which is the culmination of WorldPride 2014, attracts over a million people.
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Parade goers celebrate during the WorldPride Parade in Toronto, Ontario. The parade, which is the culmination of WorldPride 2014, attracts over a million people.

Laura Roesler, second from left, goes into the turn during the women`s 800-meter race at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships, in Sacramento, Calif.
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Laura Roesler, second from left, goes into the turn during the women`s 800-meter race at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships, in Sacramento, Calif.

Drag Queen, Ba`Naka, helps festival goers showcase their support of the LGBT community at WorldPride in Toronto, Canada.
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Drag Queen, Ba`Naka, helps festival goers showcase their support of the LGBT community at WorldPride in Toronto, Canada.

This May 15, 2014, artist concept rendering provided by NASA shows their Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO)-2. The OCO-2, managed by NASA`s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on a Delta II rocket on July 1, 2014.
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This May 15, 2014, artist concept rendering provided by NASA shows their Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO)-2. The OCO-2, managed by NASA`s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on a Delta II rocket on July 1, 2014.

Devotees prostrate on a road as a chariot with idols of Hindu deities pass during the annual Hindu festival ‘Rath Yatra’ or chariot procession in Kolkata, India.
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Devotees prostrate on a road as a chariot with idols of Hindu deities pass during the annual Hindu festival ‘Rath Yatra’ or chariot procession in Kolkata, India.

President Barack Obama and daughter Sasha take a walk at Great Falls Park in Va.
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President Barack Obama and daughter Sasha take a walk at Great Falls Park in Va.

Iraqi Kurds block a road during a demonstration against the fuel crisis in Irbil, Iraq. In Irbil, a city controlled by ethnic Kurds, lines stretched for miles at gas stations for weeks causing demonstrations.
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Iraqi Kurds block a road during a demonstration against the fuel crisis in Irbil, Iraq. In Irbil, a city controlled by ethnic Kurds, lines stretched for miles at gas stations for weeks causing demonstrations.

Britain`s Prince Harry, third from left, visits children at the Foundation Amigos de Jesus in Santiago, Chile. The foundation helps children with special needs.
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Britain`s Prince Harry, third from left, visits children at the Foundation Amigos de Jesus in Santiago, Chile. The foundation helps children with special needs.

A woman wears a t-shirt with the Brazil national colors while holding a sign with the form of a coffin that reads, `R.I.P Human Rights` during a protest against the money spent on the 2014 soccer World Cup and demanding better public services, at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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A woman wears a t-shirt with the Brazil national colors while holding a sign with the form of a coffin that reads, `R.I.P Human Rights` during a protest against the money spent on the 2014 soccer World Cup and demanding better public services, at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh and Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Gao Min sign an MoU in the presence of Vice President Hamid Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao accompanied by Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman the Indian delegation of MP`s and others participate at the Great Hall in Beijing.
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Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh and Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Gao Min sign an MoU in the presence of Vice President Hamid Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao accompanied by Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman the Indian delegation of MP`s and others participate at the Great Hall in Beijing.

Indians watch the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C23) rocket lifting off from the east coast island of Sriharikota.
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Indians watch the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C23) rocket lifting off from the east coast island of Sriharikota.

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, right, shakes hand with her French counterpart Laurent Fabius in New Delhi.
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Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, right, shakes hand with her French counterpart Laurent Fabius in New Delhi.

A truck in flames in Beawar, Rajasthan.
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A truck in flames in Beawar, Rajasthan.

Hindu pilgrims on the way to the holy cave of Amarnath shrine.
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Hindu pilgrims on the way to the holy cave of Amarnath shrine.

KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi leads a protest demonstration in Guwahati on Monday against the Assam government`s alleged failure in handling various issues.
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KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi leads a protest demonstration in Guwahati on Monday against the Assam government`s alleged failure in handling various issues.

Police charge BJP Yuva Morcha activists during a protest outside Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow.
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Police charge BJP Yuva Morcha activists during a protest outside Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow.

Rescue workers at the collapsed eleven-storey building near suburban Porur in Chennai.
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Rescue workers at the collapsed eleven-storey building near suburban Porur in Chennai.

Army Chief General Bikram Singh shakes hands with General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Thailand during a meeting in New Delhi.
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Army Chief General Bikram Singh shakes hands with General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Thailand during a meeting in New Delhi.

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani offers prayers at Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad.
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Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani offers prayers at Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad.

Harjinder Singh who returned from Iraq, with his family members in Khatoli village in Patiala.
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Harjinder Singh who returned from Iraq, with his family members in Khatoli village in Patiala.