Day in Pics: 5th July

Jul 05, 2014, 10:38 AM IST
People wave from a boat adorned with bunting and US flags during the 31st annual Murrells Inlet Fourth of July Boat Parade.
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People wave from a boat adorned with bunting and US flags during the 31st annual Murrells Inlet Fourth of July Boat Parade.

Straws Milan wrestles a steer during rodeo action at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta.
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Straws Milan wrestles a steer during rodeo action at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta.

Indian nurses who were trapped in territory captured by Islamic militants wait for the plane to begin their journey home at Irbil International Airport, Iraq.
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Indian nurses who were trapped in territory captured by Islamic militants wait for the plane to begin their journey home at Irbil International Airport, Iraq.

Fireworks illuminate the sky over the US Capitol building and the Washington Monument during Fourth of July celebrations, in Washington.
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Fireworks illuminate the sky over the US Capitol building and the Washington Monument during Fourth of July celebrations, in Washington.

Wailing wife and relatives of H N Jha (inset), Deputy Commandant, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Ranchi on Friday. Jha got killed in an encounter with Maoists in Lakhari Village in Jamui district of Bihar.
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Wailing wife and relatives of H N Jha (inset), Deputy Commandant, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Ranchi on Friday. Jha got killed in an encounter with Maoists in Lakhari Village in Jamui district of Bihar.

This photo provided by the US Coast Guard shows flooding caused by Hurricane Arthur on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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This photo provided by the US Coast Guard shows flooding caused by Hurricane Arthur on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Flames rise from oil tankers after an attack claimed by Taliban militants on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Flames rise from oil tankers after an attack claimed by Taliban militants on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Pope Francis smiles as he arrives to give a mass in Campobasso, Italy.
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Pope Francis smiles as he arrives to give a mass in Campobasso, Italy.

Protesters torch two police vehicles in Tral town.
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Protesters torch two police vehicles in Tral town.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk from the South Portico to greet military families as they host an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk from the South Portico to greet military families as they host an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama concentrates during the preparation of a Sand Mandala, a spiritual and ritual symbol depicting the Buddhist universe, during third day of Kalachakra near Leh.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama concentrates during the preparation of a Sand Mandala, a spiritual and ritual symbol depicting the Buddhist universe, during third day of Kalachakra near Leh.

People wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rains in Patna.
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People wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rains in Patna.

Jharkhand DGP Rajiv Kumar and Bokaro IG Laxman Prasad Singh shoulder body of slain Assistant Commandant of CRPF Hira Kumar Jha during his funeral in Dhanbad.
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Jharkhand DGP Rajiv Kumar and Bokaro IG Laxman Prasad Singh shoulder body of slain Assistant Commandant of CRPF Hira Kumar Jha during his funeral in Dhanbad.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flanked by Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu and MoS Prakash Javadekar at Parliament House in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi flanked by Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu and MoS Prakash Javadekar at Parliament House in New Delhi.

Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan celebrates his birthday with family members in New Delhi.
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Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan celebrates his birthday with family members in New Delhi.

School students take part in an awareness rally against drugs in Siliguri.
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School students take part in an awareness rally against drugs in Siliguri.

Anti-bullfighting demonstrators protest against the bull runs dressing in the typical white and red colors while displaying banners which read, `You Run. Bulls Die`, on the Ayuntamiento Square in Pamplona northern Spain.
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Anti-bullfighting demonstrators protest against the bull runs dressing in the typical white and red colors while displaying banners which read, `You Run. Bulls Die`, on the Ayuntamiento Square in Pamplona northern Spain.

Prince William, Kate Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry walk along the street to celebrate the start of the Tour de France in Yorkshire at West Tanfield, England.
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Prince William, Kate Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry walk along the street to celebrate the start of the Tour de France in Yorkshire at West Tanfield, England.