April 28: Day in pics

Updated On Apr 29, 2012 10:59 AM IST
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Cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Sivan, known for his work in films like Kaalapani, Iruvar and Dil Se was conferred the Padma Shri. (AFP)
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Cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Sivan, known for his work in films like Kaalapani, Iruvar and Dil Se was conferred the Padma Shri. (AFP)

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David Ferrer of Spain returns the ball to Milos Raonic of Canada during their semifinal match during the Barcelona Open in Spain. AP Photo/Manu Fernandez
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David Ferrer of Spain returns the ball to Milos Raonic of Canada during their semifinal match during the Barcelona Open in Spain. AP Photo/Manu Fernandez

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Arsenal's Robin van Persie celebrates after scoring against Stoke during their English Premier League soccer match at Britannia Stadium, Stoke, England. AP Photo/Jon Super
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Arsenal's Robin van Persie celebrates after scoring against Stoke during their English Premier League soccer match at Britannia Stadium, Stoke, England. AP Photo/Jon Super

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Belarus' Victoria Azarenka reacts after winning against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in their semifinal match at the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany. AFP Photo/Thomas Kienzle
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Belarus' Victoria Azarenka reacts after winning against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in their semifinal match at the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany. AFP Photo/Thomas Kienzle

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UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi waves as she attends "Guruvandana Mahotsav" organised as part Siddaganga Mutt seer Sree Sree Shivakumar Mahaswamiji's105th birthday celebration in Tumkur, Karnataka. PTI Photo by Shailendra Bhojak
Updated on Apr 29, 2012 10:59 AM IST

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi waves as she attends "Guruvandana Mahotsav" organised as part Siddaganga Mutt seer Sree Sree Shivakumar Mahaswamiji's105th birthday celebration in Tumkur, Karnataka. PTI Photo by Shailendra Bhojak

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UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is seen with Siddaganga Math seer Sree Sree Shivakumar Mahaswamiji at Guruvandana Mahotsav organised as part of his 105th birthday celebration in Tumkur, Karnataka. PTI/Shailendra Bhojak
Updated on Apr 29, 2012 10:59 AM IST

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is seen with Siddaganga Math seer Sree Sree Shivakumar Mahaswamiji at Guruvandana Mahotsav organised as part of his 105th birthday celebration in Tumkur, Karnataka. PTI/Shailendra Bhojak

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is seen with industrialist Laxmi Mittal after dedicating Guru Gobind Singh Refinery, a joint project by HPCL and Mittal Energy Ltd, to the nation, in Bhatinda. PTI
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is seen with industrialist Laxmi Mittal after dedicating Guru Gobind Singh Refinery, a joint project by HPCL and Mittal Energy Ltd, to the nation, in Bhatinda. PTI

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Indigenous people gather for a ritual to pray for the health of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela. AP/Ariana Cubillos
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Indigenous people gather for a ritual to pray for the health of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela. AP/Ariana Cubillos

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A protester with a message taped over his mouth takes part in the Bersih (Clean) rally near Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur. Reuters/Bazuki Muhammad
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A protester with a message taped over his mouth takes part in the Bersih (Clean) rally near Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur. Reuters/Bazuki Muhammad

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Economic ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) pose in a photo session during the Asean Road Show informal AEM-METI consultations in Tokyo. AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura
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Economic ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) pose in a photo session during the Asean Road Show informal AEM-METI consultations in Tokyo. AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura

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Glen Donnellan plays the national anthem before the game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Oakland Athletics at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. AFP
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Glen Donnellan plays the national anthem before the game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Oakland Athletics at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. AFP

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In this theater image released by The Publicity Office, Bebe Neuwirth, center, performs in A Midsummer Night's Dream, in New York. AP/The Publicity Office, Joan Marcus
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In this theater image released by The Publicity Office, Bebe Neuwirth, center, performs in A Midsummer Night's Dream, in New York. AP/The Publicity Office, Joan Marcus

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Tennis player Serena Williams visits SiriusXM Studio in New York City. AFP
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Tennis player Serena Williams visits SiriusXM Studio in New York City. AFP

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US President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Reuters/Yuri Gripas
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US President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Reuters/Yuri Gripas

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Employees take photos after the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner built for Air India is rolled-off the production line at Boeing's new production facilities in North Charleston, South Carolina. AFP/Paul J Richards
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Employees take photos after the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner built for Air India is rolled-off the production line at Boeing's new production facilities in North Charleston, South Carolina. AFP/Paul J Richards

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Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte competes in the wonen's 400m medley final at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Park during the 2012 Maria Lenk Trophy, in Rio de Janeiro. AFP/Vanderlei Almeida
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Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte competes in the wonen's 400m medley final at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Park during the 2012 Maria Lenk Trophy, in Rio de Janeiro. AFP/Vanderlei Almeida

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Protesters lie down on a major intersection in the central business district in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AP/Mark Baker
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Protesters lie down on a major intersection in the central business district in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AP/Mark Baker

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Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, waves as he arrives at the World Parliamentarians' Conventions on Tibet conference in Ottawa. Reuters
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Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, waves as he arrives at the World Parliamentarians' Conventions on Tibet conference in Ottawa. Reuters

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Riot police take up positions during a student protest in Montreal, Canada in response to the offer by Quebec Premier Jean Charest to stretch out a planned tuition hike over seven years instead of five in a bid to end an 11-week student protest that has included violent clashes. AFP/Rogerio Barbosa
Updated on Apr 29, 2012 10:59 AM IST

Riot police take up positions during a student protest in Montreal, Canada in response to the offer by Quebec Premier Jean Charest to stretch out a planned tuition hike over seven years instead of five in a bid to end an 11-week student protest that has included violent clashes. AFP/Rogerio Barbosa

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This undated photo shows outspoken government critic Hu Jia (R) sharing a light moment with blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng after his escape, at an undisclosed location in Beijing. AFP
Updated on Apr 29, 2012 10:59 AM IST

This undated photo shows outspoken government critic Hu Jia (R) sharing a light moment with blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng after his escape, at an undisclosed location in Beijing. AFP

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