Day in Pics: 5th March

Mar 05, 2014, 08:37 AM IST
Flames and smoke shoot up after an explosion at a townhouse complex in Ewing, N.J.
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Flames and smoke shoot up after an explosion at a townhouse complex in Ewing, N.J.

High school senior Rachel Canning, left, is comforted by friend Lauren Inglesino after seeing her father in Morris County Superior Court in Morristown, N.J.
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High school senior Rachel Canning, left, is comforted by friend Lauren Inglesino after seeing her father in Morris County Superior Court in Morristown, N.J.

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, visits with volunteers manning a call center at her campaign headquarters, in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Texas Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, visits with volunteers manning a call center at her campaign headquarters, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Players compete for the ball during the Royal Shrovetide Football match in Ashbourne, Derbyshire England.
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Players compete for the ball during the Royal Shrovetide Football match in Ashbourne, Derbyshire England.

Diana Bochaga, 18, poses for a picture during Carnival celebrations in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Diana Bochaga, 18, poses for a picture during Carnival celebrations in Caracas, Venezuela.

First lady Michelle Obama applauds Dr. Nasrin Oryakhil, of Afghanistan, right, a leader in the field of maternal health, as she is honored with a 2014 International Women of Courage award during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington.
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First lady Michelle Obama applauds Dr. Nasrin Oryakhil, of Afghanistan, right, a leader in the field of maternal health, as she is honored with a 2014 International Women of Courage award during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington.

India’s Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath speaks to the media after announcing dates for the country’s national elections in New Delhi.
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India’s Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath speaks to the media after announcing dates for the country’s national elections in New Delhi.

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court for the third day of his trial in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius is charged with murder with premeditation in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the pre-dawn hours of Valentine`s Day 2013.
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Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court for the third day of his trial in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius is charged with murder with premeditation in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the pre-dawn hours of Valentine`s Day 2013.

Arvind Kejriwal waves to supporters upon his arrival for a four-day visit of Gujarat state ahead of the country’s national elections, in Ahmadabad.
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Arvind Kejriwal waves to supporters upon his arrival for a four-day visit of Gujarat state ahead of the country’s national elections, in Ahmadabad.

A new concept car by IED, Istituto Europeo di Design, for Hyundai is shown during the press day at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland.
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A new concept car by IED, Istituto Europeo di Design, for Hyundai is shown during the press day at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland.

The bails fly off the wickets resulting in the dismissal of Afghan cricket player Nawroz Mangal during the Asia Cup one-day international cricket tournament against India in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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The bails fly off the wickets resulting in the dismissal of Afghan cricket player Nawroz Mangal during the Asia Cup one-day international cricket tournament against India in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Trinamool Congress Supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with State Finance Minister Amit Mitra( L)Formar Railway Minister and TMC General Sccretary Mukul Roy (R) announces candidates forLok Sabha elections at a press conference in Kolkata.
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Trinamool Congress Supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with State Finance Minister Amit Mitra( L)Formar Railway Minister and TMC General Sccretary Mukul Roy (R) announces candidates forLok Sabha elections at a press conference in Kolkata.

Former Australian speedster Brett Lee, holds a replica of the World Cup 2015 trophy during a press conference in New Delhi.
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Former Australian speedster Brett Lee, holds a replica of the World Cup 2015 trophy during a press conference in New Delhi.