Day in Pics: 9th January

Jan 09, 2013, 08:38 AM IST
The silhouettes of people can be seen trying to stop a massive fire in Ebute Metta, a neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria.
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The silhouettes of people can be seen trying to stop a massive fire in Ebute Metta, a neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria.

Police fan out as they search for stray dogs in a park on the hilltop borough of Iztapalapa in southeast Mexico City.
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Police fan out as they search for stray dogs in a park on the hilltop borough of Iztapalapa in southeast Mexico City.

Bradford City`s Rory McArdle, right, celebrates with fellow goal scorer Carl McHugh after their 3-1 win over Aston Villa in their English League Cup semifinal soccer match.
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Bradford City`s Rory McArdle, right, celebrates with fellow goal scorer Carl McHugh after their 3-1 win over Aston Villa in their English League Cup semifinal soccer match.

A Haitian worker, center, waits as Dominican police officers check his passport at the northern border crossing with the Dominican Republic in the town of Ouanaminthe, Haiti.
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A Haitian worker, center, waits as Dominican police officers check his passport at the northern border crossing with the Dominican Republic in the town of Ouanaminthe, Haiti.

KTM Ferdinand Kreidl of Austria kicks up dust on a way up a mountain during the 4nd stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally from Nazca to Arequipa, Peru.
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KTM Ferdinand Kreidl of Austria kicks up dust on a way up a mountain during the 4nd stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally from Nazca to Arequipa, Peru.

Payton Tyrell demonstrates on a transparent 3D TV at the Hisense booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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Payton Tyrell demonstrates on a transparent 3D TV at the Hisense booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Protesters chant slogans against Iraq`s Shiite-led government as they wave representations of Saddam Hussein-era national flags during a demonstration in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq.
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Protesters chant slogans against Iraq`s Shiite-led government as they wave representations of Saddam Hussein-era national flags during a demonstration in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq.

Lava from the Puu Oo cone of Kilauea Volcano reaches the Pacific Ocean on the southeastern coast of Hawaii Island, Hawaii.
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Lava from the Puu Oo cone of Kilauea Volcano reaches the Pacific Ocean on the southeastern coast of Hawaii Island, Hawaii.

An activist of the group FEMEN is taken away by security guards during a demonstration at a shopping mall in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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An activist of the group FEMEN is taken away by security guards during a demonstration at a shopping mall in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

An Indian army soldier patrols near the line of control after a reported cease-fire violation, in Mendhar, Poonch district, about 210 kilometers (131 miles) from Jammu.
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An Indian army soldier patrols near the line of control after a reported cease-fire violation, in Mendhar, Poonch district, about 210 kilometers (131 miles) from Jammu.

Homeless people keep warm around a bonfire on a cold morning in Bhubaneswar. More than 100 people have died of exposure as parts of the country deal with historically cold temperatures.
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Homeless people keep warm around a bonfire on a cold morning in Bhubaneswar. More than 100 people have died of exposure as parts of the country deal with historically cold temperatures.

A Catholic devotee manages to get closer to kiss the rear end of the cross of the centuries-old image of the Black Nazarene in a raucous celebration on its feast day in Manila, Philippines.
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A Catholic devotee manages to get closer to kiss the rear end of the cross of the centuries-old image of the Black Nazarene in a raucous celebration on its feast day in Manila, Philippines.

Members of the South Korean Special Warfare Forces hurl snow while shouting during a winter exercise in Pyeongchang, South Korea. About 200 soldiers participated in the 12 day winter exercise.
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Members of the South Korean Special Warfare Forces hurl snow while shouting during a winter exercise in Pyeongchang, South Korea. About 200 soldiers participated in the 12 day winter exercise.

Indian army soldiers carry a coffin containing the body of a colleague who was allegedly killed by Pakistani soldiers, in Rajouri.
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Indian army soldiers carry a coffin containing the body of a colleague who was allegedly killed by Pakistani soldiers, in Rajouri.

Indians prepare to fly giant kites in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Makar Sankranti, the festival of kites that marks the transition of winter to spring, will be celebrated on Jan. 14.
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Indians prepare to fly giant kites in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Makar Sankranti, the festival of kites that marks the transition of winter to spring, will be celebrated on Jan. 14.

Congress party activists shout slogans before burning an effigy representing Pakistan during a protest in Bhopal.
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Congress party activists shout slogans before burning an effigy representing Pakistan during a protest in Bhopal.

Germany`s Angelique Kerber returns a shot to Russia`s Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Sydney International tennis tournament.
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Germany`s Angelique Kerber returns a shot to Russia`s Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Sydney International tennis tournament.

A Japan Airlines 787, from which about 40 gallons of fuel spilled at Boston`s Logan International Airport Tuesday, arrives at Narita Airport.
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A Japan Airlines 787, from which about 40 gallons of fuel spilled at Boston`s Logan International Airport Tuesday, arrives at Narita Airport.

Palestinian firefighters prepare to remove a tree blocking a road in the West Bank city of Nablus. A Palestinian official says the fiercest storm to hit the area in a decade has claimed the lives of two West Bank women who drowned after their car was caught in a flash flood unleashed by torrential rains.
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Palestinian firefighters prepare to remove a tree blocking a road in the West Bank city of Nablus. A Palestinian official says the fiercest storm to hit the area in a decade has claimed the lives of two West Bank women who drowned after their car was caught in a flash flood unleashed by torrential rains.

Ziauddin Yousufzai receives, on behalf of his daughter Malala Yousufzai, the Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom, by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir, in Paris.
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Ziauddin Yousufzai receives, on behalf of his daughter Malala Yousufzai, the Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom, by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir, in Paris.

Riot police use teargas spray to disperse Bangladeshi non-government school teachers during a demonstration in Dhaka.
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Riot police use teargas spray to disperse Bangladeshi non-government school teachers during a demonstration in Dhaka.

Supporters of BJP set a Pakistani flag on fire during a protest against Pakistan in New Delhi. India summoned Pakistan`s top diplomat in New Delhi to formally complain about an attack on an Indian army patrol in Kashmir that killed two soldiers.
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Supporters of BJP set a Pakistani flag on fire during a protest against Pakistan in New Delhi. India summoned Pakistan`s top diplomat in New Delhi to formally complain about an attack on an Indian army patrol in Kashmir that killed two soldiers.