Day in Pics: 8th December

Dec 08, 2013, 08:29 AM IST
Traffic on IH-35E South bound sits at a complete stop as a tractor trailer North bound sits on the side of the road, in Sanger, Texas.
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Traffic on IH-35E South bound sits at a complete stop as a tractor trailer North bound sits on the side of the road, in Sanger, Texas.

Swiss show jumping rider Jane Richard Phillips, left, and American Jennifer Gates daughter of Bill Gates, right, walk through the course during the equestrian
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Swiss show jumping rider Jane Richard Phillips, left, and American Jennifer Gates daughter of Bill Gates, right, walk through the course during the equestrian "Style and Competition for Amade" in Villepinte, east of Paris.

Austria`s Anna Fenninger celebrates her third place finish in the second women`s World Cup downhill skiing race at Lake Louise, Alberta.
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Austria`s Anna Fenninger celebrates her third place finish in the second women`s World Cup downhill skiing race at Lake Louise, Alberta.

A bald eagle sits atop a perch overlooking Gastineau Channel in Juneau, Alaska.
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A bald eagle sits atop a perch overlooking Gastineau Channel in Juneau, Alaska.

England`s Alastair Cook leaves a ball from Australia`s Mitchell Johnson during the fourth day of the second Ashes cricket test match between England and Australia.
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England`s Alastair Cook leaves a ball from Australia`s Mitchell Johnson during the fourth day of the second Ashes cricket test match between England and Australia.

The United States` Elana Meyers, left, and Aja Evans, right, celebrate during a flowers presentation following the women`s bobsledding World Cup event in Park City, Utah.
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The United States` Elana Meyers, left, and Aja Evans, right, celebrate during a flowers presentation following the women`s bobsledding World Cup event in Park City, Utah.

A picture of South Africa`s former president Nelson Mandela is seen placed in a pile of flowers outside his home in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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A picture of South Africa`s former president Nelson Mandela is seen placed in a pile of flowers outside his home in Johannesburg, South Africa.

A ship, which was washed ashore during Typhoon Haiyan, lies among the debris of destroyed homes in Tacloban, central Philippines.
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A ship, which was washed ashore during Typhoon Haiyan, lies among the debris of destroyed homes in Tacloban, central Philippines.

Journalist Shoma Chowdhury along with her lawyer arrives at the CID crime branch office for questioning in the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case at Dona Paula, Panaji in Goa.
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Journalist Shoma Chowdhury along with her lawyer arrives at the CID crime branch office for questioning in the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case at Dona Paula, Panaji in Goa.

A scene outside BJP office after the party`s thumping win in the Rajasthan assembly polls, in Jaipur.
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A scene outside BJP office after the party`s thumping win in the Rajasthan assembly polls, in Jaipur.

Celebrations at Delhi BJP office after counting trends showed party`s win in Assembly polls, in New Delhi.
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Celebrations at Delhi BJP office after counting trends showed party`s win in Assembly polls, in New Delhi.

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit reacts at a press conference on Assembly poll results in New Delhi.
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Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit reacts at a press conference on Assembly poll results in New Delhi.

This photo provided by Olympictorch2014.com torch bearer, Miss Russia Elmira Abdrazakova carries an Olympic torch during the Olympic torch relay in Kuibyshev, Novosibirsk region, about 2,500 kilometers (1,550 miles) east of Moscow, Russia.
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This photo provided by Olympictorch2014.com torch bearer, Miss Russia Elmira Abdrazakova carries an Olympic torch during the Olympic torch relay in Kuibyshev, Novosibirsk region, about 2,500 kilometers (1,550 miles) east of Moscow, Russia.

Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand.

Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses supporters who were celebrating after the party`s excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi.
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Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses supporters who were celebrating after the party`s excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi.