Day in Pics: 6th January

Jan 06, 2013, 08:36 AM IST
Health workers at San Juan de Dios Hospital sit-in, at San Lorenzo Church to protest against austerity measures, in Pamplona northern Spain.
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Health workers at San Juan de Dios Hospital sit-in, at San Lorenzo Church to protest against austerity measures, in Pamplona northern Spain.

A protester waves a U.S. flag depicting a Native American during a First Nations Idle No More demonstration at the Douglas-Peace Arch crossing at the Canada-U.S. border near Surrey, British Columbia.
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A protester waves a U.S. flag depicting a Native American during a First Nations Idle No More demonstration at the Douglas-Peace Arch crossing at the Canada-U.S. border near Surrey, British Columbia.

Youths attend a demonstration calling for peace as negotiators prepare for talks with rebels from the north, one wearing a t-shirt with the face of US President Barack Obama and reading
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Youths attend a demonstration calling for peace as negotiators prepare for talks with rebels from the north, one wearing a t-shirt with the face of US President Barack Obama and reading "My president is black, the dream comes true", in downtown Bangui.

Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden plays a forehand to Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan at the Sydney International tennis tournament.
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Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden plays a forehand to Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan at the Sydney International tennis tournament.

Sri Lanka`s Nuwan Pradeep is hit off a ball bowled by Australia`s Mitchell Johnson on day four of their third cricket test match in Sydney.
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Sri Lanka`s Nuwan Pradeep is hit off a ball bowled by Australia`s Mitchell Johnson on day four of their third cricket test match in Sydney.

Fishermen try to dig out a fishing boat trapped in ice in the Jiaozhou harbor in Qingdao, in east China`s Shandong province.
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Fishermen try to dig out a fishing boat trapped in ice in the Jiaozhou harbor in Qingdao, in east China`s Shandong province.

A firefighter takes photographs on a mobile phone as he stands with a colleague near flames rising from a storage tank of Indian Oil Corporation depot in Hajira, near Surat, in the western Indian state of Gujarat.
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A firefighter takes photographs on a mobile phone as he stands with a colleague near flames rising from a storage tank of Indian Oil Corporation depot in Hajira, near Surat, in the western Indian state of Gujarat.

Maria Kirilenko of Russia celebrates her win over Olivia Rogowska of Australia in their first-round match at the Sydney International tennis tournament.
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Maria Kirilenko of Russia celebrates her win over Olivia Rogowska of Australia in their first-round match at the Sydney International tennis tournament.

Australian team members celebrate after they won their third cricket test match against in Sydney. Australia won the match and the series 3-0.
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Australian team members celebrate after they won their third cricket test match against in Sydney. Australia won the match and the series 3-0.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk across the tarmac to board Air Force One at Honolulu Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, in Honolulu, en route to Washington after their holiday vacation.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk across the tarmac to board Air Force One at Honolulu Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, in Honolulu, en route to Washington after their holiday vacation.

Pope Benedict XVI, third left, arrives to celebrate an Epiphany Mass in St.Peter`s Basilica at the Vatican.
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Pope Benedict XVI, third left, arrives to celebrate an Epiphany Mass in St.Peter`s Basilica at the Vatican.

Filipino kids scramble to get candies given by men dressed as the Three Kings during Epiphany celebrations in Manila.
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Filipino kids scramble to get candies given by men dressed as the Three Kings during Epiphany celebrations in Manila.

Fans of Pakistan cricket team react to camera outside the Feroz Shah Kotla ground, the venue of third and final one-day international cricket match between India and Pakistan in New Delhi.
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Fans of Pakistan cricket team react to camera outside the Feroz Shah Kotla ground, the venue of third and final one-day international cricket match between India and Pakistan in New Delhi.

Women members of the country’s main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) shout slogans during a strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Women members of the country’s main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) shout slogans during a strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Naga Sadhus, or naked Hindu holy men of the Anand Akhada group, participate in a religious procession towards the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, as part of the Mahakumbh festival in Allahabad.
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Naga Sadhus, or naked Hindu holy men of the Anand Akhada group, participate in a religious procession towards the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, as part of the Mahakumbh festival in Allahabad.

Indians wearing traditional Assamese attire play the khol, a traditional percussion instrument of Assam, as they participate in an attempt to create a Guinness record, in Titabar, about 350 kilometers (219 miles) east of Gauhati.
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Indians wearing traditional Assamese attire play the khol, a traditional percussion instrument of Assam, as they participate in an attempt to create a Guinness record, in Titabar, about 350 kilometers (219 miles) east of Gauhati.

Security men stand at the entrance as smoke rises from a storage tank of the state-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in Hajira near Surat.
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Security men stand at the entrance as smoke rises from a storage tank of the state-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in Hajira near Surat.

Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia, holds the winner`s trophy after the final match against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain, right, during the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament in Chennai.
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Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia, holds the winner`s trophy after the final match against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain, right, during the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament in Chennai.