The Day in Pictures

A washerman washes clothes

Image highlights from around the world

Vietnam Airlines aircraft prepares for landing at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi

BEFORE TOUCHDOWN: A Vietnam Airlines aircraft prepares for landing at Noi Bai international Airport in Hanoi on January 3, Reuters/UNI

hatchling Protoceratops andrewsi fossil

SHAKING HANDS ACROSS AEONS: A hatchling Protoceratops andrewsi fossil from the Gobi Desert in Ukhaa Tolgod, Mongolia. A study has found that incubation of dinosour eggs took three to six months which is typical of reptiles and unlike birds, UNI

WHAT REMAINSWHAT REMAINS: A woman throws water over her burned house on a hill. More than 100 homes were gutted in a forest fire in Valparaiso, Chile, on January 2, Reuters/UNI


MEETING OF MINDS? Prime Minister Narendra Modi flanked by governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, ESL Narasimhan, and the CM of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu, at the 104th Indian Science Congress at Tirupati, UNI

David Warner

SHOCK FEAT: Australia’s David Warner celebrates after reaching his century during the Third Test between Australia and Pakistan at Sydney Cricket Ground, Reuters/UNI

Muslim protesters

HERD INSTINCT: Muslim protesters shout slogans during a rally outside a court at the blasphemy trial of Jakarta’s incumbent governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known as Ahok, Reuters/UNI

Homeless children

MOMENTS OF PEACE: Homeless children covered in a blanket sleep on a sidewalk in Mumbai, India, January 3, Reuters/UNI

winter morning in Kolkata

WATCH US JOUST: Men practise stick fighting in a public park on a winter morning in Kolkata, India, January 3, Reuters/UNI

South Korean navy soldiers

HEALTH DRIVE: South Korean navy soldiers disinfect their surroundings in Changwon, South Korea, January 3, Reuters/UNI

A washerman washes clothes

ALL IN A DAY’S WORK: A washerman washes clothes in the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 3, Reuters/UNI