Day in Pics

September 6, 2012

Sachin Pilot commissioned in Territorial Army
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Sachin Pilot commissioned in Territorial Army
Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot pinned badges by Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh after he was commissioned as an officer in the Territorial Army in New Delhi on Thursday. Pilot's mother Rama Pilot is also seen. (PTI Photo)
Armenian Prez Sargsyan and NATO Secy Rasmussen attend a joint conference
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Armenian Prez Sargsyan and NATO Secy Rasmussen attend a joint conference
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan (R) shakes hands with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen during a joint news conference in Yerevan. (Reuters)
Scuffles outside a riot police facility in Athens
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Scuffles outside a riot police facility in Athens
Greek policemen, and members of police unions (R) push riot police during scuffles outside a riot police facility in Athens. Greek policemen protesting austerity cuts blocked the entrance to the country's riot police headquarters on Thursday, preventing buses carrying riot police from leaving for the site of major demonstrations this weekend. (Reuters)
Commuters making their way through flooded road
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Commuters making their way through flooded road
Commuters making their way through flooded road at Khajrana Square in Indore. (BCCL)
Pawan Munjal at the SIAM's 52nd Annual Convention
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Pawan Munjal at the SIAM's 52nd Annual Convention
Managing Director & CEO of Hero MotoCorp, Pawan Munjal at the SIAM's 52nd Annual Convention in New Delhi. (BCCL)
Osamu Suzuki introduces new 'Wagon R' in Tokyo
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Osamu Suzuki introduces new 'Wagon R' in Tokyo
Chairman and president of Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor, Osamu Suzuki (R) introduces the company's new compact car 'Wagon R' at a press conference in Tokyo. Suzuki started to sell the vehicle with a 660cc gasoline engine nationwide on September 6. (AFP)
Clinton and Obama during Democratic National Convention
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Clinton and Obama during Democratic National Convention
US President Barack Obama (L) joins former President Bill Clinton onstage after Clinton nominated Obama for re-election during the second session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Reuters)
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in Srinagar
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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in Srinagar
Fans try to get autographs by Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan after a news conference in Srinagar. Khan addressed a news conference on Thursday in Srinagar at the end of nearly two weeks shooting for an untitled movie at Kashmir's scenic locations. (Reuters)
Sharp offering its Japanese real estate to win fresh bank loans
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Sharp offering its Japanese real estate to win fresh bank loans
This picture, taken on December 13, 2011 shows Sharp's headquarters in Osaka, western Japan. Cash-strapped electronics giant Sharp said on September 6, 2012 that Sharp is offering nearly all of its Japanese real estate, including its Osaka headquarters, as collateral to win fresh bank loans. (AFP)
All India Conference of DGPs / IGPs
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All India Conference of DGPs / IGPs
Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde honours IPS officer Bhavna Saxena with Indian Police Medal at the All India Conference of DGPs / IGPs at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. MoSes Mullapally Ramachandran and Jitendra Singh and IB chief Nehchal Sandhu are also seen. (PTI)
Wax figure of Chinese actress at Madame Tussauds
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Wax figure of Chinese actress at Madame Tussauds
Chinese actress Li Bingbing poses during the unveiling of her wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Hong Kong. (Reuters)
Environmental friendly electric rickshaw
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Environmental friendly electric rickshaw
A woman drives an environmental friendly electric rickshaw in New Delhi. Kohinoor received the rickshaw under the 'Ummeed ki Rickshaw' program that aims to empower women from economically backward families by providing them with electric rickshaws, according to a press release. (AP)
China's first aircraft carrier berthed at Dalian port
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China's first aircraft carrier berthed at Dalian port
This picture taken on September 5, 2012, shows China's first aircraft carrier berthed at Dalian port, northeast China's Liaoning province, with the newly painted number '16' on its sides. The Chinese ship's sea trials have sparked international concern about China's widening naval reach amid growing regional tensions over maritime disputes and a US campaign to assert itself as a Pacific power. (AFP)
Continental returns to Germany's benchmark DAX index
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Continental returns to Germany's benchmark DAX index
Elmar Degenhart, CEO of Germany's Continental AG, poses for a picture in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange. Continental returned after 45 months to Germany's benchmark DAX index. (Reuters)
'The Most Amazing Exhibition and Car Show 2012'
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'The Most Amazing Exhibition and Car Show 2012'
Visitors look at a Rolls Royce displayed at 'The Most Amazing Exhibition and Car Show 2012' at the Myanmar Convention Center in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP)
Vladimir Putin at Rosneft gas station
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Vladimir Putin at Rosneft gas station
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with a fuel truck driver, as he visits Rosneft gas station, on the eve of the APEC summit in Russian Pacific port of Vladivostok. (AP)
Quantas joins hands with Emirates
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Quantas joins hands with Emirates
Struggling Australian carrier Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce (L) speaks to announce a major global alliance in Sydney on September 6, 2012 as Emirates president Tim Clark (R) looks on.

Qantas announced the global alliance with Emirates that will involve moving its hub for European flights to Dubai from Singapore. (AFP photo)
A powerful earthquake rocked Costa Rica, killing at least two people
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A powerful earthquake rocked Costa Rica, killing at least two people
Residents look upon the ruins of the Bellavista Catholic Church in Bellavista after a 7.6 magnitude earthquake, in the mountains of Nandayure, northwest of San Jose September 5, 2012.

A powerful earthquake rocked Costa Rica on Wednesday, killing at least two people, sparking landslides, knocking down buildings, and briefly triggering a tsunami warning. The Red Cross said two people died in Guanacaste, the northwestern province at the epicenter of the earthquake, which split open tarmac roads, cracked gravestones and sent books tumbling off library shelves. Reuters photo)
Michelle Obama attends Democratic National Convention
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Michelle Obama attends Democratic National Convention
First lady Michelle Obama sits with her brother Craig Robinson in a box during day two of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The DNC that will run through September 7, will nominate US President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Getty Images/AFP photo)
Russian Prez Vladimir Putin enjoys hand glider ride
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Russian Prez Vladimir Putin enjoys hand glider ride
Russian President Vladimir Putin (front seat) watches from a motorized hang glider as a Siberian white crane takes off, on the Yamal Peninsula, in Russia.

Putin took part in a flight as part of a program devised by environmentalists to lead the endangered cranes, which were raised in captivity, on their migration to Asia. (AP photo)
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