Day in Pics: 6th March

Mar 06, 2013, 09:43 AM IST
A forest guard walks past the body of an elephant that was killed after being hit by a speeding train at the Buxa Tiger Reserve, near Alipurduar in West Bengal state.
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A forest guard walks past the body of an elephant that was killed after being hit by a speeding train at the Buxa Tiger Reserve, near Alipurduar in West Bengal state.

An Egyptian protester runs with a teargas canister during clashes with riot police, unseen, after protesters closed down a main street and jammed the traffic flow, in Cairo, Egypt.
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An Egyptian protester runs with a teargas canister during clashes with riot police, unseen, after protesters closed down a main street and jammed the traffic flow, in Cairo, Egypt.

Britain`s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge receives flowers from 3-year old Isobelle Laursen during her visit to Humberside Fire and Rescue Station in Grimsby, north Engalnd.
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Britain`s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge receives flowers from 3-year old Isobelle Laursen during her visit to Humberside Fire and Rescue Station in Grimsby, north Engalnd.

President Barack Obama walks out of the Oval Office of the White House in Washington before his departure on the Marine One helicopter to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
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President Barack Obama walks out of the Oval Office of the White House in Washington before his departure on the Marine One helicopter to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Lindsay Knutson plays in the heavy snow with her family dog, Aspen, and daughter Flora Bejblik, 4, cq, as her husband Bob Bejblik, rear left, shovels in southwest Minneapolis.
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Lindsay Knutson plays in the heavy snow with her family dog, Aspen, and daughter Flora Bejblik, 4, cq, as her husband Bob Bejblik, rear left, shovels in southwest Minneapolis.

Manchester United`s Ryan Giggs argues with referee Cuneyt Cakir after he gave a yellow card to teammate Nani during their Champions League round of 16 soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England.
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Manchester United`s Ryan Giggs argues with referee Cuneyt Cakir after he gave a yellow card to teammate Nani during their Champions League round of 16 soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England.

Argentine supporters of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez gather in front of Venezuela`s embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Venezuela`s Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced that Chavez died on Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.
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Argentine supporters of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez gather in front of Venezuela`s embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Venezuela`s Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced that Chavez died on Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

Candles, placed by mourner demonstrators, burn in front of an image of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez outside Venezuela`s embassy in Quito, Ecuador. Venezuela`s Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced that Chavez died on Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.
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Candles, placed by mourner demonstrators, burn in front of an image of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez outside Venezuela`s embassy in Quito, Ecuador. Venezuela`s Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced that Chavez died on Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

The new Alfa Romeo 4C is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva. The Motor Show will open its gates to the public from 7th to 17th March presenting more than 260 exhibitors and more than 130 world and European premieres.
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The new Alfa Romeo 4C is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva. The Motor Show will open its gates to the public from 7th to 17th March presenting more than 260 exhibitors and more than 130 world and European premieres.

A supporter of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez cries as she learns that Chavez has died through an announcement by the vice president in Caracas, Venezuela.
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A supporter of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez cries as she learns that Chavez has died through an announcement by the vice president in Caracas, Venezuela.

Members of the splinter faction of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal Maoist shout slogans against the government and run through a street during a general strike in Katmandu.
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Members of the splinter faction of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal Maoist shout slogans against the government and run through a street during a general strike in Katmandu.

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to US Embassy staff in Doha, Qatar.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to US Embassy staff in Doha, Qatar.

Filipino Muslims are joined by other protesters as they shout slogans during a rally near the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines.
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Filipino Muslims are joined by other protesters as they shout slogans during a rally near the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures as he addresses the Afghan Parliament in Kabul.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures as he addresses the Afghan Parliament in Kabul.

Sri Lankan government supporters representing the Dead and Missing Persons` Parents Front march outside the UN office in Colombo.
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Sri Lankan government supporters representing the Dead and Missing Persons` Parents Front march outside the UN office in Colombo.

Filipino Muslim women listen during a rally at the Maharlika village in suburban Taguig, south of Manila, Philippines. The group is calling for a peaceful resolution on the current crisis between the Philippines and Malaysia as they deal with a Philippine royal Muslim clan who claims ownership of Sabah.
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Filipino Muslim women listen during a rally at the Maharlika village in suburban Taguig, south of Manila, Philippines. The group is calling for a peaceful resolution on the current crisis between the Philippines and Malaysia as they deal with a Philippine royal Muslim clan who claims ownership of Sabah.

Traditional `Kathakali` dancers from the Kerala state perform during a road show held to promote Kerala tourism in Kolkata.
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Traditional `Kathakali` dancers from the Kerala state perform during a road show held to promote Kerala tourism in Kolkata.

A paramilitary soldier checks the identity card of a civilian during a curfew in Srinagar.
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A paramilitary soldier checks the identity card of a civilian during a curfew in Srinagar.

The new Rolls Royce Wraith is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show.
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The new Rolls Royce Wraith is shown during the press day at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show.

European Commissioner for Competition Joaquin Almunia pauses before answering a question during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels.
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European Commissioner for Competition Joaquin Almunia pauses before answering a question during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels.

Lava erupts at the New Sud-Est crater of Mt. Etna`s volcano, near Catania, in Sicily, southern Italy. According to reports it is the seventh eruption of 2013 and it did not pose any threats to the nearby airport and inhabited areas.
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Lava erupts at the New Sud-Est crater of Mt. Etna`s volcano, near Catania, in Sicily, southern Italy. According to reports it is the seventh eruption of 2013 and it did not pose any threats to the nearby airport and inhabited areas.

Bangladeshi police officers detain an activist of the main opposition group, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), during clashes in Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi police officers detain an activist of the main opposition group, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), during clashes in Dhaka.

Students shout slogans during a rally against a planned shakeup of Greece`s university system in Athens.
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Students shout slogans during a rally against a planned shakeup of Greece`s university system in Athens.

A police pickup truck burns after being set on fire by Egyptian Ultras, hard-core soccer fans, during an anti government rally in front of the Giza security directorate, background, in Giza, Egypt.
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A police pickup truck burns after being set on fire by Egyptian Ultras, hard-core soccer fans, during an anti government rally in front of the Giza security directorate, background, in Giza, Egypt.

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, right, welcomes Thailand`s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra upon her arrival at the EU Council building in Brussels.
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European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, right, welcomes Thailand`s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra upon her arrival at the EU Council building in Brussels.