Day in Pics: 4th April

Apr 04, 2013, 08:42 AM IST
Galatasaray fans hold burning torches during the Champions League quarterfinal first leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Galatasaray at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.
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Galatasaray fans hold burning torches during the Champions League quarterfinal first leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Galatasaray at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.

Monica Puig, of Puerto Rico, returns to Venus Williams at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C.
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Monica Puig, of Puerto Rico, returns to Venus Williams at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C.

French President Francois Hollande, left, gestures as he poses for photographers with Moroccan King Mohammed VI, center and Hollande`s partner Valerie Trierweiler, right, before the state dinner at the Royal Palace in Casablanca Morocco.
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French President Francois Hollande, left, gestures as he poses for photographers with Moroccan King Mohammed VI, center and Hollande`s partner Valerie Trierweiler, right, before the state dinner at the Royal Palace in Casablanca Morocco.

Devotees dance before performing rituals of penance on hot sand on the second day of the Danda festival or the festival of self-punishment, at Kulagarh in Ganjam district, Orissa state, India.
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Devotees dance before performing rituals of penance on hot sand on the second day of the Danda festival or the festival of self-punishment, at Kulagarh in Ganjam district, Orissa state, India.

South Korean Army soldiers move barricades to pass vehicles at a military check point in Paju, South Korea, near the border village of Panmunjom.
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South Korean Army soldiers move barricades to pass vehicles at a military check point in Paju, South Korea, near the border village of Panmunjom.

A limited-edition electric sports car. Detroit Electric, which was founded in 1906 and built 13,000 electric cars, was revived five years ago by Albert Lam, a former Lotus Cars and Apple Inc. executive.
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A limited-edition electric sports car. Detroit Electric, which was founded in 1906 and built 13,000 electric cars, was revived five years ago by Albert Lam, a former Lotus Cars and Apple Inc. executive.

A man throws a box toward a FEMEN activist during a protest in front of the Grand Mosque in Paris.
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A man throws a box toward a FEMEN activist during a protest in front of the Grand Mosque in Paris.

This artist rendering provided by NASA shows the positions of the sun, Earth and Mars, at left. Radio communications between Earth and Mars are limited during this planetary alignment, which occurs in April.
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This artist rendering provided by NASA shows the positions of the sun, Earth and Mars, at left. Radio communications between Earth and Mars are limited during this planetary alignment, which occurs in April.

Pictures of the Italian marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, detained in India to face trial in the deaths of two fishermen, and the colors of the Italian flag are projected atop the Colosseum during a demonstration organized by the Rome munucipality to ask for their release, in Rome.
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Pictures of the Italian marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, detained in India to face trial in the deaths of two fishermen, and the colors of the Italian flag are projected atop the Colosseum during a demonstration organized by the Rome munucipality to ask for their release, in Rome.

President Barack Obama embraces Jane Dougherty, sister of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School psychologist Mary Sherlach, right, and an unidentified woman after speaking at the Denver Police Academy in Denver.
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President Barack Obama embraces Jane Dougherty, sister of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School psychologist Mary Sherlach, right, and an unidentified woman after speaking at the Denver Police Academy in Denver.

A fire rages in an unoccupied 40-story apartment building under construction in provincial capital Grozny in Chechnya,, Russia.
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A fire rages in an unoccupied 40-story apartment building under construction in provincial capital Grozny in Chechnya,, Russia.

Australia`s Prime Minister Julia Gillard gestures as she speaks to the media during a Q&A session at a Foreign Correspondents` Association luncheon in Sydney.
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Australia`s Prime Minister Julia Gillard gestures as she speaks to the media during a Q&A session at a Foreign Correspondents` Association luncheon in Sydney.

Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi speaks to business leaders at the annual General Meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry in New Delhi.
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Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi speaks to business leaders at the annual General Meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry in New Delhi.

Former U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan and fiancee model Yvette Prieto attend the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational opening night dinner in Las Vegas.
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Former U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan and fiancee model Yvette Prieto attend the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational opening night dinner in Las Vegas.

A FEMEN activist shows a banner during a protest in front of the Grand Mosque in Brussels. The radical feminists, calling for more sexual freedom for Arab women, were protesting in support of a young Tunisian woman who received online death threats after posting topless.
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A FEMEN activist shows a banner during a protest in front of the Grand Mosque in Brussels. The radical feminists, calling for more sexual freedom for Arab women, were protesting in support of a young Tunisian woman who received online death threats after posting topless.

Palestinian security forces participate in an exercise in the West Bank city of Jenin. The force held a regular training to maintain the general readiness for security emergencies.
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Palestinian security forces participate in an exercise in the West Bank city of Jenin. The force held a regular training to maintain the general readiness for security emergencies.

A Yemeni man holds a placard of Syrian president Bashar Assad, with Arabic that reads,
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A Yemeni man holds a placard of Syrian president Bashar Assad, with Arabic that reads, "we are all with you." during a rally in front of Syrian Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen.

Afghan army soldiers stand around a killed Taliban, dressed as an Afghan army soldier, in the destroyed courthouse in Farah, western Afghanistan.
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Afghan army soldiers stand around a killed Taliban, dressed as an Afghan army soldier, in the destroyed courthouse in Farah, western Afghanistan.

Hindu devotees chant religious slogans during a chariot festival procession of Lord Jagannath in Jammu.
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Hindu devotees chant religious slogans during a chariot festival procession of Lord Jagannath in Jammu.

Activists of All India Primary Teacher`s Federation shout slogans from behind a police barricade during a protest in New Delhi. The teachers were protesting against the government’s plan to set up 2,500 secondary schools across the country partnering with private entities.
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Activists of All India Primary Teacher`s Federation shout slogans from behind a police barricade during a protest in New Delhi. The teachers were protesting against the government’s plan to set up 2,500 secondary schools across the country partnering with private entities.

Britain`s Kate Duchess of Cambridge smiles during her visit to the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. The venue will play host to several events at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
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Britain`s Kate Duchess of Cambridge smiles during her visit to the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. The venue will play host to several events at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Workers help guide artist HA Schult`s sculpture
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Workers help guide artist HA Schult`s sculpture "Fluegelauto," a golden winged Ford Fiesta, onto the roof of the City Museum in Cologne, Germany.

People embrace outside a club where the Red Cross set up a center to help flood victims in La Plata, in Argentina`s Buenos Aires province. Buenos Aires Gov. Daniel Scioli says 49 people died in this flooded capital of Argentina’s largest province as torrential rains swamped entire neighborhoods.
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People embrace outside a club where the Red Cross set up a center to help flood victims in La Plata, in Argentina`s Buenos Aires province. Buenos Aires Gov. Daniel Scioli says 49 people died in this flooded capital of Argentina’s largest province as torrential rains swamped entire neighborhoods.

American Astronaut of Indian origin, Sunita Williams, hugs a woman during her visit to her ancestral village Jhulasan in Mehsana district of Gujarat.
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American Astronaut of Indian origin, Sunita Williams, hugs a woman during her visit to her ancestral village Jhulasan in Mehsana district of Gujarat.