Day in Pics: 6th January

Jan 06, 2014, 08:37 AM IST
A vehicle burns at the entrance to the town of Paracuaro the town of Paracuaro, Mexico.
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A vehicle burns at the entrance to the town of Paracuaro the town of Paracuaro, Mexico.

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland lifts the trophy after winning the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament.
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Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland lifts the trophy after winning the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament.

An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it is rolled out to launch Pad-0A at NASA`s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va.
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An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it is rolled out to launch Pad-0A at NASA`s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va.

A Michigan State Trooper checks on a motorist who slid off I-75 in Clarkston, Mich. Michigan residents are stocking up in preparation for the harshest winter conditions in 20 years, with a foot of snow already on the ground, more on the way and temperatures expected to dive as low as minus 15.
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A Michigan State Trooper checks on a motorist who slid off I-75 in Clarkston, Mich. Michigan residents are stocking up in preparation for the harshest winter conditions in 20 years, with a foot of snow already on the ground, more on the way and temperatures expected to dive as low as minus 15.

First-place finisher Jessica Smith celebrates on the podium following the women`s 1,000 meters during the US Olympic short track speedskating trials, in Kearns, Utah.
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First-place finisher Jessica Smith celebrates on the podium following the women`s 1,000 meters during the US Olympic short track speedskating trials, in Kearns, Utah.

President Barack Obama, right, waves to the media with daughters Sasha and Malia, left, as they return to the White House from their fifteen-day family vacation in Hawaii, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama, right, waves to the media with daughters Sasha and Malia, left, as they return to the White House from their fifteen-day family vacation in Hawaii, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

A Turkish shouts as he holds a placard with an image of Bunyamin Aygun, a photographer working for Istanbul daily Milliyet, who was abducted in Syria during November 2013 by armed Syrian opposition groups, during a protest in Istanbul, Turkey.
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A Turkish shouts as he holds a placard with an image of Bunyamin Aygun, a photographer working for Istanbul daily Milliyet, who was abducted in Syria during November 2013 by armed Syrian opposition groups, during a protest in Istanbul, Turkey.

Rescue workers watch as others look for survivors in the debris of a building that collapsed in Canacona, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) from the state capital of Panaji.
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Rescue workers watch as others look for survivors in the debris of a building that collapsed in Canacona, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) from the state capital of Panaji.

Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic hits a backhand to Francesca Schiavone of Italy during their women`s singles match at the Sydney International tennis tournament.
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Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic hits a backhand to Francesca Schiavone of Italy during their women`s singles match at the Sydney International tennis tournament.

Mexican army soldiers stand next to a single engine aircraft after it crashed near the town of La Huacana, Mexico. The plane crashed in western Mexico, killing one man and injuring four other people, including, Dr. Jose Manuel Mireles, an outspoken doctor who leads a vigilante group, authorities said Sunday.
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Mexican army soldiers stand next to a single engine aircraft after it crashed near the town of La Huacana, Mexico. The plane crashed in western Mexico, killing one man and injuring four other people, including, Dr. Jose Manuel Mireles, an outspoken doctor who leads a vigilante group, authorities said Sunday.

Commuters drive during the foggy morning in New Delhi.
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Commuters drive during the foggy morning in New Delhi.

Indian Defense Minister A.K.Antony shakes hand with his Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera as they pose for photos in New Delhi. Onodera is on a four-day official visit to India.
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Indian Defense Minister A.K.Antony shakes hand with his Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera as they pose for photos in New Delhi. Onodera is on a four-day official visit to India.

Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia hits a backhand to Lauren Davis of the U.S. during their women`s singles match at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney, Australia.
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Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia hits a backhand to Lauren Davis of the U.S. during their women`s singles match at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney, Australia.

Crowds of visitors eagerly try to capture images of Taiwan`s six-month-old panda cub Yuan Zai during her first public viewing at the Taipei Zoo in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Crowds of visitors eagerly try to capture images of Taiwan`s six-month-old panda cub Yuan Zai during her first public viewing at the Taipei Zoo in Taipei, Taiwan.

Paulina Gretzky walks down towards the 18th green to see her fiance golfer Dustin Johnson finish up his third round of the Tournament of Champions golf tournament in Kapalua, Hawaii.
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Paulina Gretzky walks down towards the 18th green to see her fiance golfer Dustin Johnson finish up his third round of the Tournament of Champions golf tournament in Kapalua, Hawaii.

Members of India`s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) stand watch before their search and rescue operation for survivors in the rubbles of a collapsed building in Canacona, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) from the state capital of Panaji.
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Members of India`s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) stand watch before their search and rescue operation for survivors in the rubbles of a collapsed building in Canacona, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) from the state capital of Panaji.

A cycle rickshaw driver waits for customers near a poster of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during a 48-hour general strike called by the opposition to protest Sunday`s election, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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A cycle rickshaw driver waits for customers near a poster of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during a 48-hour general strike called by the opposition to protest Sunday`s election, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Believers sing and dance in the river Tundzha as they celebrate Epiphany day in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria.
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Believers sing and dance in the river Tundzha as they celebrate Epiphany day in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria.

Mount Sinabung spews hot lava as seen from Jeraya, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The 2,600-meter (8,530-foot) volcano has sporadically erupted since September.
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Mount Sinabung spews hot lava as seen from Jeraya, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The 2,600-meter (8,530-foot) volcano has sporadically erupted since September.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama waves to the audience as he leaves after delivering his lecture on `Bounds of Ethics in a Globalized World` at Christ University in Bangalore.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama waves to the audience as he leaves after delivering his lecture on `Bounds of Ethics in a Globalized World` at Christ University in Bangalore.

Flames rising out of a luggage mini van, after it caught fire at Rajeev Gandhi Chowk in Faridabad.
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Flames rising out of a luggage mini van, after it caught fire at Rajeev Gandhi Chowk in Faridabad.

People warm themselves in front of a bonfire during a cold day in Gurgaon.
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People warm themselves in front of a bonfire during a cold day in Gurgaon.

Sikh Devotees Carry Palanquin in Nagar Kiratan in the Parikarma of Golden Temple, to mark the Birth Anniversary of 10th Sikh Master Guru Gobind Singh ji.
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Sikh Devotees Carry Palanquin in Nagar Kiratan in the Parikarma of Golden Temple, to mark the Birth Anniversary of 10th Sikh Master Guru Gobind Singh ji.

Participants waiting for their turn in Manali Winter Queen competition during national level winter carnival festival at Manali.
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Participants waiting for their turn in Manali Winter Queen competition during national level winter carnival festival at Manali.

A man rides past parked buses during a 24-hour strike called by private bus transport operators in Kolkata.
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A man rides past parked buses during a 24-hour strike called by private bus transport operators in Kolkata.

Sikhs perform the gatka, or Sikh martial arts, during a religious procession ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in Amritsar.
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Sikhs perform the gatka, or Sikh martial arts, during a religious procession ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in Amritsar.

Bangladeshi opposition party activists beat a ruling Awami League party activist during a clash near a polling station in Rajshahi, northwest of Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi opposition party activists beat a ruling Awami League party activist during a clash near a polling station in Rajshahi, northwest of Dhaka.

People watch and photograph enormous waves as they break, on Porthcawl harbour, South Wales. Residents along Britain`s coasts are braced for more flooding as strong winds, rain and high tides lash the country.
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People watch and photograph enormous waves as they break, on Porthcawl harbour, South Wales. Residents along Britain`s coasts are braced for more flooding as strong winds, rain and high tides lash the country.

A French soldier talks to curious children as he mans a roadblock in the Miskine neighborhood of Bangui, Central African Republic.
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A French soldier talks to curious children as he mans a roadblock in the Miskine neighborhood of Bangui, Central African Republic.

Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flow as a church is seen in the foreground in Sibintun, North Sumatra, Indonesia.
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Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flow as a church is seen in the foreground in Sibintun, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Mourners carry the flag-draped coffin of Iraqi soldier Layth Ahmed, who was killed during clashes in Ramadi, during his funeral procession in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.
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Mourners carry the flag-draped coffin of Iraqi soldier Layth Ahmed, who was killed during clashes in Ramadi, during his funeral procession in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.

Kashmiri children walk on a snow-covered road on the outskirts of Srinagar, India.
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Kashmiri children walk on a snow-covered road on the outskirts of Srinagar, India.