Day in Pics: 8th January

Jan 08, 2013, 08:33 AM IST
Amran sits on an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar to protest against the recent gang rape of a young woman in moving bus, in New Delhi.
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Amran sits on an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar to protest against the recent gang rape of a young woman in moving bus, in New Delhi.

Tighe Barry, wearing a John Brennan mask, takes part in a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington.
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Tighe Barry, wearing a John Brennan mask, takes part in a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington.

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers, in uniform, are treated at a hospital in Daltangunj, Jharkhand.
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Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers, in uniform, are treated at a hospital in Daltangunj, Jharkhand.

A demonstrator takes part in a National health workers march during the first major demonstration of the year, in Madrid.
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A demonstrator takes part in a National health workers march during the first major demonstration of the year, in Madrid.

Bahraini anti-government protesters clashes with riot police in Malkiya village.
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Bahraini anti-government protesters clashes with riot police in Malkiya village.

People warm themselves around a bonfire at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on a cold day, in Allahabad.
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People warm themselves around a bonfire at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on a cold day, in Allahabad.

Sony`s new Xperia Z smartphones are unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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Sony`s new Xperia Z smartphones are unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

French minister of the Economy Pierre Moscovici, left, chats with Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang, right, during their meeting at the Zhongnanhai leaderships compound in Beijing.
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French minister of the Economy Pierre Moscovici, left, chats with Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang, right, during their meeting at the Zhongnanhai leaderships compound in Beijing.

Germany`s Angelique Kerber plays a shot in her match against Kazakhstan`s Galina Voskoboeva at the Sydney International Tennis tournament in Sydney, Australia.
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Germany`s Angelique Kerber plays a shot in her match against Kazakhstan`s Galina Voskoboeva at the Sydney International Tennis tournament in Sydney, Australia.

Sumo grand champion or yokozuna Harumafuji , right, from Mongolia, accompanied by sword-bearer Aminishiki , displays the sumo`s ceremonial stamping form during the New Year`s ring entering ceremony by grand champions at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo.
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Sumo grand champion or yokozuna Harumafuji , right, from Mongolia, accompanied by sword-bearer Aminishiki , displays the sumo`s ceremonial stamping form during the New Year`s ring entering ceremony by grand champions at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo.

Extended family members, friends and law-makers pay tribute at the grave of slain newspaper editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, on his fourth death anniversary in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Extended family members, friends and law-makers pay tribute at the grave of slain newspaper editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, on his fourth death anniversary in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

A protester sets fire to a poster of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the highest ranking member of Saddam Hussein`s ousted regime still at large, next to national flag as protesters chant pro-Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki slogans during a demonstration in Basra, Baghdad.
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A protester sets fire to a poster of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the highest ranking member of Saddam Hussein`s ousted regime still at large, next to national flag as protesters chant pro-Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki slogans during a demonstration in Basra, Baghdad.

Students burn an effigy representing Hindu religious leader Asaram Bapu and Mohan Bhagwat in New Delhi.
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Students burn an effigy representing Hindu religious leader Asaram Bapu and Mohan Bhagwat in New Delhi.

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare along with former Indian Army Chief General V.K. Singh display Mahatma Gandhi personal memorabilia after they arrive from London at Mumbai Airport.
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Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare along with former Indian Army Chief General V.K. Singh display Mahatma Gandhi personal memorabilia after they arrive from London at Mumbai Airport.

Young Indian school girls participate in a training program at a school as martial art experts demonstrate self defense drill to prevent any attacks on them, in Bangalore.
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Young Indian school girls participate in a training program at a school as martial art experts demonstrate self defense drill to prevent any attacks on them, in Bangalore.

Salman Khurshid, CM of Kerala Oommen Chandy, Mauritian President Rajkeswur Purryag,  Manmohan Singh, pose for a photograph along with other politicians during the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD), or non-resident Indian day, in Kochi.
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Salman Khurshid, CM of Kerala Oommen Chandy, Mauritian President Rajkeswur Purryag, Manmohan Singh, pose for a photograph along with other politicians during the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD), or non-resident Indian day, in Kochi.

Bangladeshi non-government teachers shout slogans during a demonstration in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladeshi non-government teachers shout slogans during a demonstration in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Extended family members and friends light candles next to the portrait of slain newspaper editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, on his fourth death anniversary in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Extended family members and friends light candles next to the portrait of slain newspaper editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, on his fourth death anniversary in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

People warm themselves near a fire on a cold and foggy evening near the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati.
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People warm themselves near a fire on a cold and foggy evening near the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati.

People take pictures near the real ice-covered flowers during the exhibition `Flowers of the Snow Queen` in Kiev, Ukraine.
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People take pictures near the real ice-covered flowers during the exhibition `Flowers of the Snow Queen` in Kiev, Ukraine.

Muslim lawmaker and the leader of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, or the Council of the Union of Muslims, Akbaruddin Owais, makes his way through the crowd as he leaves the Government Gandhi Hospital after medical tests in Hyderabad.
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Muslim lawmaker and the leader of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, or the Council of the Union of Muslims, Akbaruddin Owais, makes his way through the crowd as he leaves the Government Gandhi Hospital after medical tests in Hyderabad.