Day in Pics: 8th October

Oct 08, 2012, 09:00 AM IST
The Blue Angels fly past AT&T Park before Game 2 of the National League division baseball series between the San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati Reds in San Francisco.
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The Blue Angels fly past AT&T Park before Game 2 of the National League division baseball series between the San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati Reds in San Francisco.

Supporters of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez cheer after polling stations closed and before any results were made available in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Supporters of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez cheer after polling stations closed and before any results were made available in Caracas, Venezuela.

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
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President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney kisses his wife Ann during a campaign rally in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney kisses his wife Ann during a campaign rally in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Britain`s PM David Cameron and his wife Samantha arrive at the BBC studios in Birmingham, where the Prime Minister was interviewed before attending the first day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, England.
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Britain`s PM David Cameron and his wife Samantha arrive at the BBC studios in Birmingham, where the Prime Minister was interviewed before attending the first day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, England.

A Lebanese man with the colors of the Syrian revolutionary flag painted on his fingers attends a protest against the Syrian regime, in southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon.
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A Lebanese man with the colors of the Syrian revolutionary flag painted on his fingers attends a protest against the Syrian regime, in southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon.

West Indies` cricketer Chris Gayle dances with his teammates to celebrate their win over Sri Lanka in the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup final match in Colombo.
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West Indies` cricketer Chris Gayle dances with his teammates to celebrate their win over Sri Lanka in the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup final match in Colombo.

The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
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The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

London Olympics champion Usain Bolt does a traditional challenge dance during the Breakers` basketball team event at their training facility at Mairangi Bay in Auckland, New Zealand.
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London Olympics champion Usain Bolt does a traditional challenge dance during the Breakers` basketball team event at their training facility at Mairangi Bay in Auckland, New Zealand.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks about her trip to the United States during a press conference at the headquarters of her National League for Democracy Party in Yangon.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks about her trip to the United States during a press conference at the headquarters of her National League for Democracy Party in Yangon.

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, and Philippine government negotiator Marvic Leonen smile during their meeting at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila.
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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, and Philippine government negotiator Marvic Leonen smile during their meeting at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila.

Indian Air Force personnel march past a Sukhoi-30 fighter on the occasion of Air Force Day at the Air Force Station in Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Indian Air Force personnel march past a Sukhoi-30 fighter on the occasion of Air Force Day at the Air Force Station in Hindon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

This video image taken from A1 private TV station, Gjergj Ndreca, 53, a former Albanian political prisoner sets fire to himself to demand quicker payment of compensation for victims of the former communist regime, in Tirana.
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This video image taken from A1 private TV station, Gjergj Ndreca, 53, a former Albanian political prisoner sets fire to himself to demand quicker payment of compensation for victims of the former communist regime, in Tirana.

West Indies`s captain Darren Sammy poses with the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup trophy at Independence Square doorway, a landmark building in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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West Indies`s captain Darren Sammy poses with the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup trophy at Independence Square doorway, a landmark building in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Fishermen stand on boats to form a barrier as they protest against the Russian-built Kudankulam Atomic Power Project, background, at Kudankulam, about 700 kilometers (440 miles) south of Chennai.
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Fishermen stand on boats to form a barrier as they protest against the Russian-built Kudankulam Atomic Power Project, background, at Kudankulam, about 700 kilometers (440 miles) south of Chennai.

US Marine Brig. Gen. Craig Timberlake addresses US Marines and their Philippine counterparts during the opening ceremony for the Philippines-US amphibious landing exercise.
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US Marine Brig. Gen. Craig Timberlake addresses US Marines and their Philippine counterparts during the opening ceremony for the Philippines-US amphibious landing exercise.

Jammu and Kashmir policemen tussle with employees of National Youth Corps during a protest in Srinagar.
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Jammu and Kashmir policemen tussle with employees of National Youth Corps during a protest in Srinagar.

Kingfisher Airlines` employees hold placards and shout slogans as they protest outside a domestic airport in Mumbai.
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Kingfisher Airlines` employees hold placards and shout slogans as they protest outside a domestic airport in Mumbai.

Myanmar workers stage a sit-in rally to ask for their salary increase outside the head office of their furniture factory Taw Win Co.,Ltd. in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Myanmar workers stage a sit-in rally to ask for their salary increase outside the head office of their furniture factory Taw Win Co.,Ltd. in Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar Buddhist monks hold banners as they stage a rally outside the US Embassy, in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Myanmar Buddhist monks hold banners as they stage a rally outside the US Embassy, in Yangon, Myanmar.

Police try to stop supporters of Republican Party of India protesting against the hike in cooking gas prices in Mumbai.
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Police try to stop supporters of Republican Party of India protesting against the hike in cooking gas prices in Mumbai.

Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering during an election campaign on the outskirts of Ahmadabad.
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Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering during an election campaign on the outskirts of Ahmadabad.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama acknowledges the audience after being introduced, during the symposium on The Rise of Democracy in the Middle East as part of the Common Ground forPeace two-day forum in Syracuse, N.Y.
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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama acknowledges the audience after being introduced, during the symposium on The Rise of Democracy in the Middle East as part of the Common Ground forPeace two-day forum in Syracuse, N.Y.