Day in Pics: 6th May

May 06, 2014, 08:34 AM IST
An Afghan National Army helicopter flies over the site of Friday`s landslide that buried part of Abi Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan.
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An Afghan National Army helicopter flies over the site of Friday`s landslide that buried part of Abi Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan.

Pakistani girl Amina shows her thumb being marked after receiving polio vaccine in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistani girl Amina shows her thumb being marked after receiving polio vaccine in Lahore, Pakistan.

A man dressed as a revolutionary Zacapoaztla Indian female soldier dances during a re-enactment of the battle of Puebla between the Zacapoaztlas Indians and French army at the Cinco de Mayo celebrations, in Mexico City.
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A man dressed as a revolutionary Zacapoaztla Indian female soldier dances during a re-enactment of the battle of Puebla between the Zacapoaztlas Indians and French army at the Cinco de Mayo celebrations, in Mexico City.

Juventus players Paul Pogba, right, and Leonardo Bonucci, left, celebrate at the end of a Serie A soccer match againsts Atalanta, at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy.
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Juventus players Paul Pogba, right, and Leonardo Bonucci, left, celebrate at the end of a Serie A soccer match againsts Atalanta, at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy.

President Barack Obama speaks at a celebration of Cinco de Mayo in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama speaks at a celebration of Cinco de Mayo in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Security men guard beneath the dais as India’s ruling Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi, photograph on right, addresses an election campaign rally in Allahabad.
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Security men guard beneath the dais as India’s ruling Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi, photograph on right, addresses an election campaign rally in Allahabad.

Russian military vehicles make their way through the Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade which will take place at Moscow`s Red Square on May 9 to celebrate 69 years of the victory in WWII, in Moscow, Russia.
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Russian military vehicles make their way through the Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade which will take place at Moscow`s Red Square on May 9 to celebrate 69 years of the victory in WWII, in Moscow, Russia.

US Secretary of State John Kerry kicks around a soccer ball during an airplane refueling stop at Sal Island, Cape Verde, enroute to Washington.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry kicks around a soccer ball during an airplane refueling stop at Sal Island, Cape Verde, enroute to Washington.

First lady Michelle Obama, left, and Metropolitan Museum of Art president Emily Rafferty, right, applaud Vogue editor Anna Wintour at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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First lady Michelle Obama, left, and Metropolitan Museum of Art president Emily Rafferty, right, applaud Vogue editor Anna Wintour at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

An image of Elena Baltacha is displayed in the stadium as people stand for a minute of silence for Baltacha before a Madrid Open tennis tournament match between Yvonne Meusburger from Austria and Carla Suarez Navarro from Spain in Madrid.
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An image of Elena Baltacha is displayed in the stadium as people stand for a minute of silence for Baltacha before a Madrid Open tennis tournament match between Yvonne Meusburger from Austria and Carla Suarez Navarro from Spain in Madrid.

Monks march during a Buddhist ceremony for cherishing the memory of the deceased and the missing passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol, at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea.
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Monks march during a Buddhist ceremony for cherishing the memory of the deceased and the missing passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol, at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea.

Indonesia`s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono delivers his speech during the opening of Open Government Partnership Asia-Pacific Regional Conference in Bali resort island, Indonesia.
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Indonesia`s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono delivers his speech during the opening of Open Government Partnership Asia-Pacific Regional Conference in Bali resort island, Indonesia.

Thailand`s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok.
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Thailand`s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok.

A young performer cries as she parades during the Bun Festival on Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong.
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A young performer cries as she parades during the Bun Festival on Cheung Chau island in Hong Kong.

Buses carrying tourists slowly cruise through a cracked road after an earthquake in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.
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Buses carrying tourists slowly cruise through a cracked road after an earthquake in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.

Election officers crowd around a distribution center to receive electronic voting machines for their respective polling stations on the eve of polling in Allahabad, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Election officers crowd around a distribution center to receive electronic voting machines for their respective polling stations on the eve of polling in Allahabad, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Cars are engulfed in flames after a bomb hidden in a car exploded at a police station parking lot in Hat Yai district in Songkhla province, southern Thailand.
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Cars are engulfed in flames after a bomb hidden in a car exploded at a police station parking lot in Hat Yai district in Songkhla province, southern Thailand.

Activists of All Assam Minority Students Union (AAMSU) protesting in front of Raj Bhawan in Guwahati.
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Activists of All Assam Minority Students Union (AAMSU) protesting in front of Raj Bhawan in Guwahati.

New executive body of Rajasthan Cricket Association poses for photograph after they won RCA elections, in Jaipur.
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New executive body of Rajasthan Cricket Association poses for photograph after they won RCA elections, in Jaipur.

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal during a press conference in Varanasi.
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AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal during a press conference in Varanasi.

Congress candidate from Varanasi Ajay Rai with classical singer Pandit Chhannulal Mishra in Varanasi.
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Congress candidate from Varanasi Ajay Rai with classical singer Pandit Chhannulal Mishra in Varanasi.

BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi with party candidate Jagdambika Pal during an election campaign rally in Sidharth Nagar.
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BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi with party candidate Jagdambika Pal during an election campaign rally in Sidharth Nagar.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi meeting the crowd during an election campaign rally in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.
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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi meeting the crowd during an election campaign rally in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.

A Pakistani health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
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A Pakistani health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Pope Francis, flanked by Swiss Guards Commander Daniel Rudolf Anrig, greets new Swiss Guards the day before their swearing-in ceremony, as he arrives to meet them in the Clementine hall at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis, flanked by Swiss Guards Commander Daniel Rudolf Anrig, greets new Swiss Guards the day before their swearing-in ceremony, as he arrives to meet them in the Clementine hall at the Vatican.

This photo provided by North Metro Fire Rescue District, a house is on fire after a plane crash, Northglenn, Colo. The pilot, Brian Veatch said that he once owned the home, as indicated by property records, but said he didn`t realize that`s where he crashed until someone else pointed it out.
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This photo provided by North Metro Fire Rescue District, a house is on fire after a plane crash, Northglenn, Colo. The pilot, Brian Veatch said that he once owned the home, as indicated by property records, but said he didn`t realize that`s where he crashed until someone else pointed it out.

Maria Sharapova from Russia celebrates her victory during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Christina McHale from US, in Madrid, Spain.
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Maria Sharapova from Russia celebrates her victory during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Christina McHale from US, in Madrid, Spain.