Day in Pics: 9th September

Sep 09, 2012, 08:42 AM IST
Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh receives a memento from the Andhra Cricket Association after the first Twenty20 cricket match against New Zealand was called off, in Visakhapatnam.
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Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh receives a memento from the Andhra Cricket Association after the first Twenty20 cricket match against New Zealand was called off, in Visakhapatnam.

Security personnel stand near the site of a blast in Gauhati. One person was killed and ten others injured when a grenade exploded in a busy market area.
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Security personnel stand near the site of a blast in Gauhati. One person was killed and ten others injured when a grenade exploded in a busy market area.

Protesters demonstrate outside government headquarters in Hong Kong. Hong Kong officials backed down Saturday on plans to make students take Chinese patriotism classes following a week of protests in the former British colony sparked by fears of pro-Beijing
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Protesters demonstrate outside government headquarters in Hong Kong. Hong Kong officials backed down Saturday on plans to make students take Chinese patriotism classes following a week of protests in the former British colony sparked by fears of pro-Beijing "brainwashing."

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Thailand`s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit Leaders Retreat II in Vladivostok, Russia.
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US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Thailand`s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit Leaders Retreat II in Vladivostok, Russia.

President Barack Obama does the Hawaiian hand gesture the `Shaka` with Andre Wupperman and other members of his family, during an unschedule stop at Gator`s Dockside in Orlando, Fla. Andre, who will be 7-years old next week, was born in Hawaii but now lives in Orlando.
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President Barack Obama does the Hawaiian hand gesture the `Shaka` with Andre Wupperman and other members of his family, during an unschedule stop at Gator`s Dockside in Orlando, Fla. Andre, who will be 7-years old next week, was born in Hawaii but now lives in Orlando.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets NASCAR chairman Brian France and his wife Amy France during a visit to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets NASCAR chairman Brian France and his wife Amy France during a visit to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va.

India`s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLVC-21 lifts off, carrying one French and one Japanese satellite from a launch pad in Sriharikota. The launch marked the 100th mission for the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
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India`s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLVC-21 lifts off, carrying one French and one Japanese satellite from a launch pad in Sriharikota. The launch marked the 100th mission for the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally around the National Diet building against the United States` plans to deploy Osprey aircraft on a southern Japanese island amid renewed safety concerns, in Tokyo.
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally around the National Diet building against the United States` plans to deploy Osprey aircraft on a southern Japanese island amid renewed safety concerns, in Tokyo.

Security forces inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in Basra, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad.
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Security forces inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in Basra, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad.

Japan`s Masahiro Okamura reacts after coming fourth in the men`s marathon T12 category at the 2012 Paralympics in London.
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Japan`s Masahiro Okamura reacts after coming fourth in the men`s marathon T12 category at the 2012 Paralympics in London.

Legislative Council candidate Pamela Peck Wan-kam, left, confronts her rival Starry Lee Wai-king of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong Party, right, with questions at a campaign in Hong Kong.
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Legislative Council candidate Pamela Peck Wan-kam, left, confronts her rival Starry Lee Wai-king of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong Party, right, with questions at a campaign in Hong Kong.

A Free Syrian Army soldier fires his machine gun against Syrian Army positions in the Izaa district of Aleppo, Syria.
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A Free Syrian Army soldier fires his machine gun against Syrian Army positions in the Izaa district of Aleppo, Syria.

Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful during the Angelus prayer in his summer residence of Castelgandolfo, near Rome.
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Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful during the Angelus prayer in his summer residence of Castelgandolfo, near Rome.

Russian opposition leander Edouard Limonov, center, stands surrounded by his guards during the Anti-capitalism rally against government policies in Moscow.
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Russian opposition leander Edouard Limonov, center, stands surrounded by his guards during the Anti-capitalism rally against government policies in Moscow.

Ethnic Rakhine people march to the monument of Burmese heroic Buddhist monk, Ottama during the monk`s 73rd death anniversary in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar.
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Ethnic Rakhine people march to the monument of Burmese heroic Buddhist monk, Ottama during the monk`s 73rd death anniversary in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar.

Baba Ramdev gestures before addressing a press conference in New Delhi.
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Baba Ramdev gestures before addressing a press conference in New Delhi.

Cheryl Turner of West Melbourne, Fla., left, reacts after receiving an autographed note card from President Barack Obama, center, who made an unannounced stop at Ossorio Bakery and Cafe Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Cocoa, Fla.
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Cheryl Turner of West Melbourne, Fla., left, reacts after receiving an autographed note card from President Barack Obama, center, who made an unannounced stop at Ossorio Bakery and Cafe Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Cocoa, Fla.

S.M. Krishna, visits a Sikh temple Gurudwara Dera Sahib in Lahore. Pakistan and India have signed a new visa agreement that makes cross-border travel easier, the latest sign of thawing relations between two countries that have long seen each other as enemies.
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S.M. Krishna, visits a Sikh temple Gurudwara Dera Sahib in Lahore. Pakistan and India have signed a new visa agreement that makes cross-border travel easier, the latest sign of thawing relations between two countries that have long seen each other as enemies.