In Pics: What happened across the world on Feb 5

Bangalore, Feb 5: Indians across the world are jubliant after Indian- born Satya Nadella was announced as the next Microsoft CEO.

46-year-old Nadella was yesterday named the new Chief Executive Officer of the technology giant who will be supported by co-founder Bill Gates in shaping technology and product direction.

Meanwhile, the Winter Olympics, which will be held in Sochi is in the news after two Austrian competitors received kidnap threats. Security in and around the venue has been beefed up after the threats.

OneIndia News brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Nadella named as Microsoft CEO

Microsoft announced that Satya Nadella will replace Steve Ballmer as its new CEO. Nadella will become only the third leader in the software giant's 38-year history, after founder Bill Gates and Ballmer.

When Obama went to a school

President Barack Obama records students on a classroom iPad while visiting a seventh grade classroom before speaking about goals of connecting students to next generation broadband and wireless technology. 

Dr Murthy nominated for US Surgeon General

Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next U.S. Surgeon General, prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Cold wave continues in US

A bicyclist crosses Douglas Avenue in downtown Wichita, during a heavy snowstorm. South-central Kansas is expecting up to seven inches of snow as a winter storm passes through.

Calm before Winter Olympics

The sun rises over the horizon of the Black Sea in Sochi, Russia. The opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics will kick off on Feb. 7 in Sochi. Photo Courtesy- IANS

Snow at the time of spring

A citizen walks in snow in Penglai City, east China's Shandong Province. A snowfall hit the city on the day of "Lichun", literally meaning the beginning of the spring according to the traditional Chinese calendar, which falls on Feb 4 this year. Photo Courtesy- IANS

People light sky lanterns

People released 600 sky lanterns at the Pingsi International Sky Lantern Festival to celebrate the Chinese lunar New Year. Photo Courtesy- IANS

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