Day in Pics: 9th October

Oct 09, 2013, 08:42 AM IST
A demonstrator is arrested by U.S. Capitol Police officers on Capitol Hill during a immigration rally in Washington to demand the House Republican leadership pass comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship.
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A demonstrator is arrested by U.S. Capitol Police officers on Capitol Hill during a immigration rally in Washington to demand the House Republican leadership pass comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship.

Venezuela`s President Nicolas Maduro, holds a statue of the beloved physician folk-saint Dr. Jose Gregorio Hernandez, as he delivers a speech at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Venezuela`s President Nicolas Maduro, holds a statue of the beloved physician folk-saint Dr. Jose Gregorio Hernandez, as he delivers a speech at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela.

Protesters display placards as they hold a rally near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines after being prevented by police from getting closer to the Embassy to protest the forthcoming visit of US State Secretary John Kerry in place of US President Barack Obama who canceled his entire trip to Asia.
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Protesters display placards as they hold a rally near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines after being prevented by police from getting closer to the Embassy to protest the forthcoming visit of US State Secretary John Kerry in place of US President Barack Obama who canceled his entire trip to Asia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his keynote address at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit in Bali, Indonesia.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his keynote address at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit in Bali, Indonesia.

Dora Hernandez, left, joins others in a demonstration outside the building where the state Republican Party Headquarters is located calling on the GOP to support immigration reform, in Sacramento, Calif.
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Dora Hernandez, left, joins others in a demonstration outside the building where the state Republican Party Headquarters is located calling on the GOP to support immigration reform, in Sacramento, Calif.

Dylan Lauren, right, and Andrew Lauren arrive at a Ralph Lauren Collection Show and private dinner at Paris
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Dylan Lauren, right, and Andrew Lauren arrive at a Ralph Lauren Collection Show and private dinner at Paris "Les Beaux-Arts" School in Paris, France.

Indian Sikhs dressed as `Panj Pyare` or the five beloved ones walk while holding swords during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar.
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Indian Sikhs dressed as `Panj Pyare` or the five beloved ones walk while holding swords during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar.

An Indian artist gives the finishing touches to an idol of Hindu goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival in Mumbai.
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An Indian artist gives the finishing touches to an idol of Hindu goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival in Mumbai.

A young bald eagle takes flight from Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park after being released by staff from Dakota Zoo in Bismarck, N.D..
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A young bald eagle takes flight from Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park after being released by staff from Dakota Zoo in Bismarck, N.D.. "It`s all up to him now," said zoo director Terry Lincoln after releasing the eagle that was born early this year.

Sacramento Zoo veterinarians Anne Burgdorf, right, Katie Delic, center, and student Rebecca Pacheco, left, ready Castro, a 15-year-old Sumatran tiger, for surgery in Sacramento, Calif. Castro was suffering from urinary tract stones.
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Sacramento Zoo veterinarians Anne Burgdorf, right, Katie Delic, center, and student Rebecca Pacheco, left, ready Castro, a 15-year-old Sumatran tiger, for surgery in Sacramento, Calif. Castro was suffering from urinary tract stones.

Recording artist Miley Cyrus attends an album release signing event,  at Planet Hollywood in New York.
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Recording artist Miley Cyrus attends an album release signing event, at Planet Hollywood in New York.

A group of Indian widows from the north Indian town of Vrindavan offer prayers at a worship venue of goddess Durga during their trip to Kolkata by non-governmental organization Sulabh International, in Kolkata.
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A group of Indian widows from the north Indian town of Vrindavan offer prayers at a worship venue of goddess Durga during their trip to Kolkata by non-governmental organization Sulabh International, in Kolkata.

Indian Muslim pilgrims chat in front of the minarets of the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The Muslim annual Hajj, or pilgrimage, that will begin on Oct. 14 this year, draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.
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Indian Muslim pilgrims chat in front of the minarets of the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The Muslim annual Hajj, or pilgrimage, that will begin on Oct. 14 this year, draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.

President Barack Obama gestures as he leaves after speaking about the the budget and the partial government shutdown, in the Brady Press Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama gestures as he leaves after speaking about the the budget and the partial government shutdown, in the Brady Press Room of the White House in Washington.

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pose for a group photo session during ASEAN summit in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.
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Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pose for a group photo session during ASEAN summit in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

Singer-songwriter Toni Braxton arrives at The Black Diamond Affair at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif.
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Singer-songwriter Toni Braxton arrives at The Black Diamond Affair at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif.

A worker rests in his flood hit restaurant in Songjiang district, Shanghai, China. Shanghai city officials closed more than 60 parks and the city zoo as residents waded through flood waters after heavy rains hit the financial hub in the aftermath of Typhoon Fitow.
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A worker rests in his flood hit restaurant in Songjiang district, Shanghai, China. Shanghai city officials closed more than 60 parks and the city zoo as residents waded through flood waters after heavy rains hit the financial hub in the aftermath of Typhoon Fitow.

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, left, lays a wreath at the memorial of the 2002 Bali bombing that killed 202 people during his visit at the site in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.
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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, left, lays a wreath at the memorial of the 2002 Bali bombing that killed 202 people during his visit at the site in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.

A bolt from a thunderstorm strikes down over the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico.
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A bolt from a thunderstorm strikes down over the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico.

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, right, looks on as his wife Mehriban casts her vote at a polling station in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, right, looks on as his wife Mehriban casts her vote at a polling station in Baku, Azerbaijan.

An artist in the role of Hindu god Laxman, left, performs the traditional Ramleela drama, narrating the life of God Rama, on stage during celebrations to mark Dussehra festival in Jammu.
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An artist in the role of Hindu god Laxman, left, performs the traditional Ramleela drama, narrating the life of God Rama, on stage during celebrations to mark Dussehra festival in Jammu.

An Indonesian firefighter extinguishes a fire at an illegal housing complex, constructed on land belonging to a company, in Jakarta.
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An Indonesian firefighter extinguishes a fire at an illegal housing complex, constructed on land belonging to a company, in Jakarta.

Pope Francis blesses a child during the weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square, at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis blesses a child during the weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square, at the Vatican.

New Zealand`s Hamish Rutherford plays a shot on the first day of the Test match against against Bangladesh in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
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New Zealand`s Hamish Rutherford plays a shot on the first day of the Test match against against Bangladesh in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns a shot to Pablo Andujar of Spain during their singles match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament.
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns a shot to Pablo Andujar of Spain during their singles match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang joins his hand with Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah for a cake cutting ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of ASEAN-China strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity as Myanmar President Thein Sein looks on before the 16th ASEAN - China Summit.
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang joins his hand with Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah for a cake cutting ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of ASEAN-China strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity as Myanmar President Thein Sein looks on before the 16th ASEAN - China Summit.

A woman walks along photographs in the Brazilian pavilion on the first day of the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany.
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A woman walks along photographs in the Brazilian pavilion on the first day of the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany.

People wade through a flooded street in Yuyao, in east China`s Zhejiang province.
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People wade through a flooded street in Yuyao, in east China`s Zhejiang province.

Women watch from the window of their house as rescue workers clean up the debris of a collapsed building in New Delhi. The three-story home that collapsed in India’s capital was located in a crowded residential area of northern New Delhi, where narrow roads made rescue and cleanup efforts difficult. Two people are reported dead.
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Women watch from the window of their house as rescue workers clean up the debris of a collapsed building in New Delhi. The three-story home that collapsed in India’s capital was located in a crowded residential area of northern New Delhi, where narrow roads made rescue and cleanup efforts difficult. Two people are reported dead.

A relative of a Bangladeshi garment factory worker cries at the scene of a factory fire, in Gazipur outside Dhaka. The fire killed nearly a dozen people at the garment factory in Bangladesh.
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A relative of a Bangladeshi garment factory worker cries at the scene of a factory fire, in Gazipur outside Dhaka. The fire killed nearly a dozen people at the garment factory in Bangladesh.

Pakistani school children chant prayers during a special class to recognize the anniversary of Malala`s shooting by Taliban, at a school in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
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Pakistani school children chant prayers during a special class to recognize the anniversary of Malala`s shooting by Taliban, at a school in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Exiled Tibetans and Indian students protesting against a shooting by Chinese security forces on a Tibetan crowd in Biru county in the Tibet Autonomous Region carry Tibetan flags as they march in Dharmsala.
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Exiled Tibetans and Indian students protesting against a shooting by Chinese security forces on a Tibetan crowd in Biru county in the Tibet Autonomous Region carry Tibetan flags as they march in Dharmsala.

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II places her message to the Commonwealth Games in the Commonwealth Games Baton, during its launch ceremony at the Buckingham Palace in London.
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Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II places her message to the Commonwealth Games in the Commonwealth Games Baton, during its launch ceremony at the Buckingham Palace in London.

Supporters of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, celebrate the news that a court has granted bail to their leader by exchanging sweets, in Islamabad.
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Supporters of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, celebrate the news that a court has granted bail to their leader by exchanging sweets, in Islamabad.

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and wife Gursharan Kaur stand with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and First Lady Ani Yudhoyono during a group photo prior to the gala dinner of the 23rd summit of the Association of ASEAN in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.
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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and wife Gursharan Kaur stand with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and First Lady Ani Yudhoyono during a group photo prior to the gala dinner of the 23rd summit of the Association of ASEAN in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

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