Day in Pics

September 26, 2012

Launch of Bharat Benz trucksPTI
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Launch of Bharat Benz trucks
MD & CEO of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Private Ltd Marc Llistosella (L) with VP Purchasing/Logistic Eric Nesselaauf at the launch of Bharat Benz trucks in Mumbai on Wednesday. (PTI)
Aircraft lands on water in Shanghai
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Aircraft lands on water in Shanghai
A helicopter transports a person during an evacuation drill for when an aircraft lands in water, in Shanghai. China conducted for the first time a search and rescue exercise for non-military aircraft landing on water, local media reported. (Reuters)
AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi
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AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi
AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi paying homage at the memorial of legendary leader Birsa Munda in Ranchi, Jharkhand. (PTI)
Vijay Mallya ate Kingfisher Airlines AGM
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Vijay Mallya ate Kingfisher Airlines AGM
Chairman of United Breweries Group and Kingfisher,Vijay Mallya, at the company's 17th Annual General Meeting of Kingfisher Airlines in Bangalore. (BCCL)
South Korea Armed Forces Day
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South Korea Armed Forces Day
South Korean acrobatic team 'Black Eagles' perform during a ceremony to mark the 64th Korea Armed Forces Day, which will fall on October 1, at the military headquarters in Gyeryong, about 140 km south of Seoul. South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak called for building stronger armed forces saying North Korea keeps posing missile and nuclear threats, and regional tensions are escalating over history and sovereignty issues. (AFP)
Samsung launches new oversized smartphone Galaxy Note II
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Samsung launches new oversized smartphone Galaxy Note II
Models pose with Samsung Electronics' new Galaxy Note 2 in Seoul. Samsung on Wednesday released the new smartphone-tablet computer hybrid, which is equipped with a 5.5-inch (13.97 cm) screen with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 and a 1.6 gigahertz quad-core application processor. (Reuters)
Flood-affected people in Assam gather for food
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Flood-affected people in Assam gather for food
Flood-affected people gather under an Indian Army helicopter carrying relief materials at the flooded area of Sunipur district of Assam. Floods and landslides caused by relentless rain in northeast have killed at least 33 people and displaced more than a million over the past week, officials said. (Reuters)
PM during the CSIR conference
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PM during the CSIR conference
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, also President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), greets delegates and scientists during the CSIR conference in New Delhi. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh marked his 80th birthday on September 26 working as usual as congratulatory messages arrived from home and overseas. (AFP)
Anil Kapoor,Goodwill Ambassador for Plan India
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Anil Kapoor,Goodwill Ambassador for Plan India
Bollywood film actor and Patron and Goodwill Ambassador for Plan India, Anil Kapoor poses during the announcement of the 'Because I am a Girl Rock Concert' to celebrate the first ever 'International Day of the Girl Child' in Mumbai. The United Nations has declared October 11, 2012 as the world's first International Day of the Girl Child. (AFP)
 Toyota, Nissan cutting back production in China
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Toyota, Nissan cutting back production in China
A visitor walks past Toyota Motor Corp's vehicles parked in front of a display of Japan's famous cartoon character named 'Doraemon', at the company's showroom in Tokyo. Japanese automakers including Toyota Motor Corp and Nissan Motor Co are cutting back production in China in the wake of anti-Japan protests that shuttered dealerships and darkened their sales outlook in the world's biggest car market. (Reuters)
 China's CO2 emissions soar
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China's CO2 emissions soar
This picture taken on September 15, 2012 shows several boats anchored in the wetlands in Chaohu, central China's Anhui province. A report earlier this year by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre showed that China's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions had soared in 2011. (AFP)
Armed Forces of Malta Hawker
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Armed Forces of Malta Hawker
An Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) Hawker Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft swoops low over the water during an exercise off Valletta September 25, 2012.

During a migrant search and rescue simulation exercise on Tuesday, the AFM showcased its assets that have been acquired or upgraded under the European Union's General Program of Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows since 2007, according to government officials. (REUTERS)
Protest in Spain against austerity measures
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Protest in Spain against austerity measures
A demonstrator sprays 'Police kills' during a march to the Spanish Parliament against the austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, September 25, 2012.

Spain's government was hit hard by the country's financial crisis on multiple fronts Tuesday as protestors enraged with austerity cutbacks and tax hikes clashed with police near Parliament, a separatist-minded region set elections seen as an independence referendum and the nation's high borrowing costs rose again. (AP)
Supporters of Mitt Romney in Ohio
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Supporters of Mitt Romney in Ohio
Supporters hold up signs as the plane of Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney arrives at a campaign rally, Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at Wright Brothers Aviation in Vandalia, Ohio. (AP)
50th anniversary of North Yemen's revolution
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50th anniversary of North Yemen's revolution
Yemeni girl scouts march along during a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of North Yemen's September 26, 1962 revolution in Sanaa, Yemen.

The North Yemen Civil War was fought in the north of the country between royalists of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen and factions of the Yemen Arab Republic in 1962. The factions of the Republic took control of the government at the end of the war, ended the Kingdom and announced the Yemen Arab Republic. (AP)
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